First rides & tests (July 2016)

  • Gallery: Yamaha Tracer 700 group test

    03 August 2016 by Michael Neeves

    Gallery: Yamaha Tracer 700 group test

    Yamaha’s MT-07 is the latest machine to be given the sports touring ‘Tracer’ treatment. All the ingredients are there: a punchy engine, comfy riding position, funky styling and an affordable price...

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  • First UK test: Zero DSR

    30 July 2016 by Martin Fitz-Gibbons

    First UK test: Zero DSR

    Until now, the few electric bikes that have actually reached production have all had one glaring fault or another. They’ve been too slow, too expensive, too heavy or too impractical – or, sometimes,...

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  • First Ride: BMW R nineT Scrambler

    15 July 2016 by Jon Urry

    First Ride: BMW R nineT Scrambler

    I know what you are thinking – another bloody bike called ‘Scrambler’. But hang on a second: Yes, BMW’s latest addition to its air-cooled R nineT range has the current fashion-pleasing (and now a bit...

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