First rides & tests (August 2016)

  • First ride: AJS Cadwell 125

    03 September 2016 by Peter Henshaw

    First ride: AJS Cadwell 125

    Tech Spec Price £1898 Engine 124cc air-cooled 2-valve  SOHC single Power 9.2bhp @ 8500rpm Weight 113kg Seat height 740mm On sale Now Contact www.ajsmotorcycles.co.uk 'All it lacks is...

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  • Gallery: Around the world for £5000

    22 August 2016 by MCN News

    Gallery: Around the world for £5000

    There's no doubt the current leaders in the adventure bike sector are amazing bikes. Loaded with top-spec electronics such as electronically adjustable suspension, rider modes and ABS, there's not...

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  • First ride revisited: Lotus C-01

    17 August 2016 by Andy Downes

    First ride revisited: Lotus C-01

    mad as A concept bike, as fast as a superbike Monaco is awash with wall-to-wall money and supercars, and has a harbour rammed with mega-millionaires’ yachts, so standing out from the crowd isn’t...

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  • BMW F800GS Adventure first ride

    16 August 2016 by Andy Downes

    BMW F800GS Adventure first ride

    Like almost all adventure bikes, the BMW F800GS Adventure is slightly hampered by the fact it’s not an R1200GS – the bike that defines the class and remains a massive global seller. It’s the same for...

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  • First test: SWM Gran Milano 440

    15 August 2016 by Peter Henshaw

    First test: SWM Gran Milano 440

    If you can remember the 1980s, and hankering after a Honda XBR500 or Yamaha SR500, then you’re probably the target for SWM’s Gran Milano. It’s powered by an air-cooled 445cc single, assembled by...

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