First rides & tests (June 2005)

  • CB13S bolt-ons arrive

    17 June 2005

    CB13S bolt-ons arrive

    CB1300 owner Gary Smith said: “I’m interested in the difference in the fuel mapping between the F3 and F4 models and your S - its almost caught me out a few times...” DC:Gary, so...

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  • It never goes to plan: I

    10 June 2005

    It never goes to plan: I

    Bike: GSX-R600 K1 Name: Adam (Chad) Child, MCN Road Tester It’s a small, simple idea; turn a crashed bike in to a race bike. How hard can it be? Remove the road stuff; add a race fairing, jobs...

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  • Bandit captured on dyno

    03 June 2005

    Bandit captured on dyno

    As much as I love my longterm test Bandit 650, the noise level had been bothering me since it arrived. or rather, the lack of one. You could be forgiven for thinking I was testing an electric bike...

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