Motorcycle Sport & Leisure

Test fleet: Kawasaki Ninja HS SX Performance Tourer

You always remember those times when you ride something very special – these are the indelible two-wheeled memories which stay with you for a lifetime.

We all have these memories. Mine include my first ride on the school field on my mate’s old Suzuki X-1 geared 50, through to my ‘own’ first bike and getting up at midnight to go ride it when the insurance kicked in, to some of the experiences I’ve been lucky enough to have during my time scribbling about bikes, be they my first time

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