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XSR 700 Scrambler: the plan

XSR 700 Scrambler front page XSR 700 first ride • XSR 700 Scrambler the plan XSR 700 Scrambler front wheel (soon) Yamaha’s XSR 700 could be my sort of bike: the great motor from the MT07 in a more comfortable and better-looking package, … Continue reading

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Tested: Kriega Overlander S – OS-32

Kriega’s new Overlander-S is their second iteration of a luggage system suited to bike travel. A few years ago they brought out a similar plate-on-rack idea (below right) but, with modularity using their existing 15-litre packs (or Rotopax), which were semi-permanently riveted to the HDPE plate … Continue reading

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WR250R – ready for the desert

WR250R Index Page While in Morocco last year and not riding around on my WR250R, I left it with a list and a bunch of stuff with Karim, a desert bikey mate with a lavishly equipped garage and some spare time on his hands. Over the weeks … Continue reading

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Reviews – The Street Riding Years

  Buy Kindle on amazon  •  Buy paperback on amazon Recent mentions in Classic Motorcycle Mechanics and Classic Bike magazines March 23 – Amazon review I was pleased to see someone as young as 21 could get the book too.     … Continue reading

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Golden Tyre FTS tubeless tyres

As you may know, I’ve been experimenting and following various tubeless tyre solutions over the years as tubeless is the way to go on the long road. Why? because punctures – your most likely breakdown on the road – can be easily and reliably … Continue reading

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At the 2016 NEC bike show

At this year’s Motorcycle Live bike show at the NEC I had a chance to see the bikes I speculated over a couple of weeks back from Milan’s EICMA. This is what caught my eye. The Honda CRF250L Rally (left and right) was attracting … Continue reading

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Husqvarna 701 quick review

The first generation Husky 701 is a slightly toned down KTM 690: a bit less power, less fierce delivery and less suspension travel with different settings – but still plenty to be getting on with. Possibly excepting SWM’s hefty Super Dual (based on the … Continue reading

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