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How hard can it be to pass the bike test after 22 years?

I took my motorcycle test in 1989, and failed. I don’t remember much about it, except that I wasn’t confident. Days earlier my training school had told me I was terrible. I blame their standard of tuition. At the start of lesson one, an instructor had blipped my throttle, not realising it was a twist-and-go, and gone sprawling across the car park with my bike on its side.


Ducati XDiavel S wins design award

DUCATI’S new cruiser, the XDiavel S, has won the ‘Red Dot Award 2016: Best of the Best’ award for its style and design. The XDiavel S takes the award in the product design category, which basically means that it’s the best of the best when it comes to product design.

First ride: Triumph Thruxton R review

IT’s funny how riding a bike can change your mood and mind-set. The machine that just did it for me is the new Triumph Thruxton R. Journalists rode it after a morning on the new T120 Bonneville. That’s a very likeable bike, which you can read more about in my full review of it, but […]

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