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Specification
Price: From £15,699 (as tested £16,529) Engine: 1301cc water-cooled V-Twin DOHC 16v Power: 177bhp (132kW)@ 9500rpm Torque: 103lb-ft (140Nm) @ BOOOrpm Frame: Steel trellis Wheelbase: 1497mm Brakes: (F) 2x 320mm discs.four-piston Brembo caliper.
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The Bikes
The GSX-R750 is a seminal, truly historic machine. It's the first true race-replica of the modern era with an unprecedented light weight of just 179 kilos. Other superbikes of the time may have had bigger, more powerful engines, but nothing could tou
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This Month
Rider: Bertie SimmondsCost new: £16,749Engine: 10B4cc liquid-cooled parallel twin, four-strokeSpee: 100bhp/7Blb-ftKerb weight: 236kgTank: 18.8 litresSeat: 8501870mmMiles this month: 216Miles on clock: 1240Average mpg: 46.2Current tyres: Bridgestone B
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EDITOR: Mikko Nieminen mnieminen@mortons.co.uk DESIGNER Charlotte: Turnbull PRODUCTION EDITOR: Mike Cowton PUBLISHING DIRECTOR: Dan Savage PUBLISHER: Tim Hartley GROUP ADVERTISING MANAGER: Sue Keily DIVISIONAL ADVERTISING MANAGER: Tom Lee: tlee
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The Oil Filler Cap Drama
When I got my Moto Guzzi V7 Special, the aftermarket oil filler cap on the crankcase had a dial thermometer on top, so if I'm curious I can read my oil temperature. The cap is low on the left side of the engine, under the left cylinder. Can't be seen
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Come Along And Have A Look
As I soon discovered, there are plenty of reasons to visit the annual Biker's Classic event. There's an excellent, relaxed and very friendly atmosphere to appreciate, and so much to see and do it's unlikely you'll be able to take it all in during a s
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Test Fleet: Yamaha TMAX 560
It is usually late autumn when Mikko asks us for a list of motorcycles/scooters that we would fancy for our long-term steed for the following year - just in case some of the bikes are not available, a list of six is sent in for consideration. As it h
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Keeping The Nation's Wheels In Motion
These unprecedented times have brought us more grief and suffering than anyone could have imagined. But among all the darkness they have also shined the light on the inherent kindness of people, and the willingness to help those who need it the most.
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Redefining A Legend
The magical moment happened one morning as I approached a roundabout on a dual-carriageway somewhere in Suffolk. The sun burst out from behind a cloud just as I came up behind a white van in the outside lane, flicked the Speed Twin into the left lane
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Women's Rtw Relay
Most overlanders riding the biggest trip of all do it on their own or with a couple of friends, but WRWR - Women Riders World Relay- saw 3520 riders take turns to carry a baton through 79 countries. The first group left John o' Groats in February las
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This Month
Rider: Roger JonesCost new: £10,320Engine: 562cc, liquid-cooled, parallel twinSpee: 47bhp/ 4llb-ftKerb weight: 218kgTank: 15 litresSeat: 800mmMiles this month: 32Miles on clock: 32Average mpg: 56.2Current tyres: Bridgestone Battlax SCModificationsNon
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On The Road Again
As I sit down to write this column, I'm just back from my first proper ride since the lockdown began. I didn't want to go too far, just in case, but I did a lovely SO-mile loop round some winding country lanes to blow off the cobwebs. Something to ea
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Specification
Price: From £10,700 (approx £13,000 as tested) Engine: 1200cc, liquid-cooled, sohc 8-valve parallel twin Power: 96bhp (71.5 kW) @ 6750rpm Torque: 82.6lb-ft (112Nm) @ 4950rpm Transmission: 6-speed, chain Frame: Tubular steel and aluminium cradle
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A Shropshire Lap
On being told that our mighty travel editor needed more day ride features it was my duty to obey, so on the first sunny day after this news I was off. Instead of my usual blasts into North Wales or the Derbyshire Peaks I decided to head into Shropshi
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Test fleet: Moto Guzzi V85TT
As I write this it's now week four of the lockdown and by the looks of things, were going to get another three weeks at least. As I work from home, I've had little excuse to go out, except to walk the dog. It's meant that the Moto Guzzi VSSTT has sat
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Motorcycle Sport & Leisure's contributors ...
A bike journalist for more than 30 years, Roland has contributed to countless publications worldwide and authored a dozen books on bikes. He has tested machines ranging from Rossi's YZR-Ml to a 1923 Douglas, but still can't decide which type of bike
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Accessorising the Speed Twin
Like most bikes these days the Speed Twin comes with a long list of optional extras, a fair few of which had been fitted to the test bike. Most obvious were the street-legal Vance & Hines slip-on silencers, which save a bit of weight and cost £655; a
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Dragons In The Dolomites
Today is a good day. Sixteen bikes with 25 riders/pillions are greeted at the EuroTunnel by Jan and Geraint Hughes ofDragonMotoTours, ready for a 13-day tour to the Italian Dolomites. Why an organised tour? Thirty years ago my wife and I toured throu
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This Month
Rider: Nathan MillwardCost new: £9500Spee: 79bhp/59Ib-ftEngine: 853cc air-cooled 90" transverse V-twinKerb weight: 230kg (fully fuelled)Tank: 23 litresSeat: 830mm (810mm to 850mm optional)Miles this month: 1Miles on Clock: 347Average mpg: 57.1Current
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FTR 1200 Goes Carbon
The 2020 FTR Carbon - Indian Motorcycle's premium addition to the FTR line-up - has been launched featuring carbon fibre bodywork and a low-mount black Akrapovic exhaust. The changes aren't dramatic: the bike is still powered by the liquid-cooled 120
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Triumph's Thirties Revolutionary
Motorcycling was changed for ever when Triumph launched the Speed Twin in 1937, dramatically proving that two cylinders could be better than one, and triggering an era of parallel twin dominance that would last for more than three decades. It's doubt
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Tell Us YOUR Story!
We'd like to hear about your trips, whether they're Day Rides, Mid Rides (mainland Europe) or Long Rides (anywhere more adventurous). You don't have to be a professional journalist or photographer, just describe to MSL readers where you've been and w
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Test fleet: Kawasaki Ninja lOOOSX Tourer
I knew after my very first ride that I would regret the day when I had to part company with the Kawasaki Ninja lO00SX Tourer. That doesn't happen very often. In fact, the last time it happened was with Triumph's peachy little Daytona 675 about eight
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Royal Enfield Extends Warranty Over Lockdown
What happens if your bike's warranty runs out during the current lockdown? If you are an owner of a Royal Enfield, that's not a problem because they have just extended the cover for those whose policies are about to expire. Sounds fair, right? Here's
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Closest Rival
This slightly upmarket version of the standard Pure (which costs £10,510) adds spoked wheels, heated grips and a few other bits to BMW's take on a sporty, slightly retro-styled twin, without approaching the £12,745 cost of the higher specification R
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Down Mexico Way
Dee and I decided to get some winter sunshine by riding northern Mexico and the Baja Peninsula. Baja California is hot, dry and seemingly inhospitable, while northern Mexico is arid semi-desert until you reach the northern foothills of the Sierra Mad
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This Month
Rider: Stuart BarkerCost new: £12,199Engine: 1043cc, liquid-cooled in-line fourSpee: 140bhp/Bllb-ftKerb weight: 235kgTank: 19 litresSeat: 835mmMiles this month: 268Miles on clock: 606Average mpg: 37.5Current tyres: Bridgestone S22ModificationsNone :
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£500 Off And 0% Finance From Suzuki
Suzuki GB is offering customers an extra £500 off the RRP of selected models this Spring, in addition to its current four-year 0% hire purchase finance deal that has been extended until the end of June. The money-saving offer follows the most recent
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Am I covered?
Lockdown is a confusing time. We know the rules about leaving the house, gatherings, and working, but there might be uncertainty about the rules in other areas of our day-to-day lives - such as what we need to do with our motorcycles. To get to the b
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Till We Meet Again
The last time I rode to Germany was around 15 years ago, when I was headed to the massive 'NitrOlympx' dragracing event held at the Grand Prix circuit at Hockenheim, and I was astride the unfaired four cylinder BMW K1200R. This time, I was headed to
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