January

A standard R1 just wasn't enough

A standard R1 just wasn't enough

MODIFIED R1s can be found at every pub meet in the country, but few are as desirable as QB Carbon’s Yamaha. More than £12,000 has been lavished on the bike to turn it into the ultimate R1 – and it’s...

Learn to wheelie in a day… or your money back

Learn to wheelie in a day… or your money back

OVERRIDING your natural survival instincts is one of the toughest things a human can ever do. As a species, we’ve spent thousands of years relying on our innate self-preservation instincts to get us...

Powervalves: the open and shut case

Powervalves: the open and shut case

IT’S more than a decade since the term EXUP (Exhaust Ultimate Powervalve) entered the bikers’ vocabulary. Back then, most riders knew it was something to do with the exhaust and that it helped power.

And you thought you’d never want to buy an MZ

And you thought you’d never want to buy an MZ

By Steve Farrell DESPITE its best efforts, MZ is still best known to most people as a manufacturer of stinking, low-tech commuter bikes. But now it has its sights set firmly on superbike riders – and...

A year’s mileage…in a week

A year’s mileage…in a week

HINDSIGHT is a marvellous thing. How many times have you bought a bike – or any product for that matter – only to find a glaring fault become noticeable after a few months? Wouldn’t it be great if you...

Special GSX-R1000 set to steal Ally Pally show

Special GSX-R1000 set to steal Ally Pally show

SUZUKI’S GSX-R1000 is hardly lacking when it comes to performance, but that hasn’t stopped tuning firm Harris working its magic on one of the first bikes in the country. This GSX-R, which will be...

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