First rides & tests (September 2004)

  • Le cops nab our man

    29 September 2004

    Le cops nab our man

    Used Bikes Editor Angus Farquhar is completing his last session at the European Superbikes School three day track course at the Norgaro circuit in France. He's going quicker but is 90 Euros lighter in...

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  • French tour for CBR

    22 September 2004

    French tour for CBR

    motorcyclenew.com's Angus Farquhar is off to France on his long-term test Honda CBR600F on Friday, September 24, to take part in a three-day track school at Nogaro. Farquhar is riding down to the...

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  • Our big French thrash

    22 September 2004

    Our big French thrash

    Used Bikes Editor Angus Farquhar has just called from the pits at the Nogaro circuit in France, where he's improving his track skills with the European Superbike School. Farquhar is sweltering in 25...

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  • Our GSX-R1000 flat out

    22 September 2004

    Our GSX-R1000 flat out

    How fast does your bike go? It's hard to be sure. Even if you happen to have a handy unrestricted piece of road to max it on out you'll be relying on your speedo in most cases. The fastest I had seen...

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  • Z750 tidied and sorted

    22 September 2004

    Z750 tidied and sorted

    Changing the suspension on my Z750 made a big difference when I rode it at Rockingham. The Hagon Products (0208 502 6222) front and rear suspension took the handling from 'ok' to confidence...

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  • Final Rockingham night

    01 September 2004

    Final Rockingham night

    Wednesday September 1, is the last chance to meet the MCN longterm test bike riders at a Rockingham track evening. Attending will be MCN Editor Marc Potter on his Honda CBR1000RR FireBlade, Chief...

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