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Bimota DB9 Brivido first ride: 'One of my top bikes of 2012'

Michael Neeves, 14 March 2012 11:30

We had to twist Bimota's arm really hard to let us ride their new DB9 Brivido. After a few months of emails and phone calls trying to set up this test, we decided to bite the bullet and literally turn up on the doorstep of their factory in Rimini, Italy. I’m honoured. No one outside of Bimota’s small test team ...

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Ducati Panigale first ride: 'Like no Ducati I've ridden'

Michael Neeves, 10 February 2012 17:45

UPDATE, 11 Feb, 15:10"We're midway through our day riding the new Panigale and it continues to impress. The 195bhp Superquadro engine is hugely impressive with just the right amount of usable torque to fly out of the corners and monster power for devouring the straights. "Everything from the suspension, engine braking, traction control, ABS and god knows what else is ...

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Neevesy’s blog – Ducati Multistrada in Oz

Michael Neeves, 13 January 2012 09:18

Ducati’s Multistrada 1200 is MCN’s current king of the all-rounders. Like it says on the tin, it will do-anything and go-anywhere. Its superbike engine delivers a monstrous amount of power, it handles superbly and it’s an epic mile-muncher. It’ll even handle a bit of off-road, if you’re mad enough. I’ve ridden a fair few and if I’m honest, I’d normally ...

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Video: Riding Europe's finest retro bikes

Michael Neeves, 11 January 2012 14:41

German firm LSL are becoming famous for creating achingly-cool retro custom bikes, but for owner Jochen Schmitz-Linkweiler they’re merely a hobby – his real business is manufacturing accessories. When MCN visited LSL, we expected to find a small custom shop, but instead were welcomed into a 900 square meter, solar-powered factory turning out everything from handlebars to rearsets. So how ...

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Battle of the twins: Harley Switchback vs. Victory Cross Roads Tour

Michael Neeves, 05 January 2012 12:23

These two similar-looking machines are the latest tourers from Harley Davidson and Victory. Fresh in from the States, the 2012 £13,400 Harley Davidson Switchback and £14,995 Victory Cross Roads Tour have been crafted to transport you from A to B in laid-back, V-twin comfort. These are two similar takes on the ‘bagger’ – cool customs with hard panniers or ‘bags’.  ...

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Video: BMW S1000RR onboard at Jerez

Michael Neeves, 29 December 2011 10:00

Check out this on-board lap of Jerez aboard Michael Neeves’ BMW Park Lane S1000RR. The footage was taken at the 2011 Racedays event on 9th November. brightcove.createExperiences();

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Dream Yamaha FZR750R OW-01 ride proves you should meet your heroes

Michael Neeves, 22 December 2011 13:40

Yamaha’s OW-01 is one of the most evocative motorcycles ever built. It was first shown to a wide-eyed public at the Earls Court motorcycle show in October 1988 and went on to take racing by storm, winning hundreds of races at club level, BSB and WSB. It gave Terry Rymer his first WSB win, Rob McElnea a BSB title, Foggy ...

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Foggy Petronas FP1 race parts wanted!

Michael Neeves, 02 December 2011 10:41

In MCN this week we ran a story about Swiss bike builder, Livio Kägi buying up some of the Foggy Petronas FP1 road bikes from oil giant Petronas, to sell on to interested collectors. It looks like we could also see another FP1 running at selected special motorcycle events: the only genuine Petronas WSB bike in private hands, if the ...

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Video: Yamaha OW-01 revisited

Michael Neeves, 24 November 2011 14:03

Back in 1989 Yamaha created the OW-01, a homologation special built for superbike racing. With a staggering £12,700 price tag, it cost more than the Honda RC30 and with only 500 built, the Yamaha was more exclusive too. In this video, MCN Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves gets to realise a 22-year old dream and ride this classic superbike for ...

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Do we need electronic rider aids? You decide.

Michael Neeves, 17 November 2011 15:26

Hi, it’s Michael Neeves, Senior Road tester here and I’m looking for willing volunteers to help me with a road test feature. I would like to invite a couple of you to try some bikes fitted with and without traction control and ABS, to see what you think of electronic rider aids. The bikes would include the 2012 R1, so ...

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