Triumph Bonneville Bobber is a styling hit

Triumph Bonneville Bobber a styling hit

There is no doubt the new 1200cc Triumph Bonneville Bobber is an elegant styling hit, but does its handling and performance live up to the hype? Michael Oliver of Oliver’s Motorcycles, the top Triumph dealer in Queensland, says there is a lot of interest in the bike, so he asked us to take his demo …

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Scout LE Franklin Scout Franklin Edition comes fourth

Indian Scout Franklin Edition comes fourth

Indian Motorcycle Australia is continuing with its release of limited-edition Scouts with the fourth model, the Scout Franklin Edition. It’s named after Indian Motorcycle designer, Charles B. Franklin. He not only designed the original 1920 Scout, original 1922 Chief and the 1928 101 Scout, but was also a motorcycle racer of some note. He was part of the factory …

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SWM Gran Milano cafe racer

SWM Gran Milano cafe racer review

The best value model in the new SWM retro range is definitely the Gran Milano cafe racer. For just an extra $500, it comes with Brembo brakes, fully adjustable suspension and a better quality finish. The Italian manufacturer was given a new lease on life in 2014 with funding from the Chinese Shineray Group. While they …

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2017 BMW K 1600 GT Sport

BMW K 1600 GT Sport road test

A friend who has been a devoted Honda Goldwing fan for years is seriously considering buying a BMW K 1600 GTL now that it comes with a reverse gear. He’s tested the big Beemer before and was impressed with the handling, light feeling and features, but the lack of a reverse gear was the sticking point. …

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Roland Sands dresses up BMW R nineT BMW Motorrad Machined Parts

Roland Sands dresses up BMW R nineT

BMW Motorrad and Roland Sands Design are cementing their affiliation by offering specific R nineT accessories through BMW dealerships. The special relationship between the German giant and the LA custom bike shop began in 2013 when BMW designers were struggling to build a concept bike worthy of celebrating their 90th anniversary. So they asked Roland …

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CCM Spitfire

CCM releases Spitfire bike images

British motorcycle company Clews Competition Machines has released images of a street tracker based on the World War II Supermarine Spitfire fighter plane. The CCM Spitfire uses a frame made of T45 steel, just like the old Spitfire. It was welded by Ted Unwin, one of the original members of the company back in the 1970s. But …

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