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Full article/throttle snatch fix suggestions: Video review: Suzuki's brilliant GSX-S1000 is the supersport of the naked bike class
TL;DR: it's a bloody beauty, especially for the price. Might be the best wheelie bike on the market. A bit overgeared and snatchy on the gas but those are easy fixed.
It truly is a mad, mad place! We went both Saturday and Sunday. They say the attendance through the gates was 105,000 people, but they also reckon quite a few thousand (10,000) slip in through the forest over the fences Getting there and back is atrocious, firstly getting a train in Florence from a platform that hardly anyone knows exists! Then, when you get to the closest train station to...
Wife made me a happy man this week by saying maybe I should buy myself the bike I have been talking about for over a year.
So went to dealer and test rode the MT09. I was pretty devo......
The bike I have read about for so long was a disappointment. I couldn't believe how much confidence you lose with that suspension. Throttle was a little snatchy but you get used to it. It made me feel like...
A great thing, even if I do need to do concentration tongue to wheelie it.
Road test: 2016 Triumph Tiger Sport is refined, versatile and very quick
Third weekend writing about my riding experience and sharing it with you, it's been great! Aside from the useful tips every single post I've put up here has generated. I've practiced each and every tip I got and today I finally got the gist of it all, this big bike became an extension of myself and felt as if I was flying through the roads weightless!! I get it now!!
After getting completely sick of frozen hands I decided to bite the bullet and invest in the new Venture Heat, Alt Heated Gloves from Zarkie. I decided to write a review on them based on my positive experiences.
My initial worries about getting heated gloves have been speculative over how bulky they would be. This new version of heated glove claim to strip away much of the bulk of it's...
Dates: Friday August 26 - Sunday August 28 inclusive. Limited to 4 people.
Tweetums brings the L/P riders another excellent weekend on the bike, and best of all your accommodation is FREE! Join myself and damedi for a weekend experience that is sure to have you learning a lot about touring riding. Damedi has only been riding 2 years, but in that time he has clocked up almost 60,000km on 2...
I woke before dawn on Sunday and sat thinking about where I might ride as the sun came up and coffee went down. South and east to the tablelands and ranges with a forecast seven-degree maximum and the possibility of early morning black ice didn’t appeal. West is big sky, straight road cruiser country for another day. North it was. When I reached Dubbo at half-past eight it looked to be a...
Took the Enfield out for a short ride over Tomewin Mountain and ended up being an all dare with an unexpected dirt section.
After coming over the mountain I went on to the Sphinx Rock cafe for a quick coffee....and cake! and because it was still early I thought I would continue to Nimbin for a look. It was such a nice day with little traffic I continued to Lismore and then to Mullumbimby via...
It really doesn’t make much sense why we do the things we do
When we have the tools to do it so much easier and safer
And more comfortably, with more convenience
And the ability to carry so much more stuff
We can listen to the radio, fiddle with the phones
Carry out a conversation sitting in perfect luxury
Heated and cooled to perfection, wearing comfortable clothes
Dry, locked on a speed,...
On his way home from leading the Vic Sunday Learner Ride, Chris cjvfr got smidsy'd on a roundabout and is currently in hospital with fractures to his toes ankle and knee. The original info was posted in the Sunday ride thread but as Chris is known more widely than by those who read that thread, I thought I would pass on the info more generally so people can send him a get well greeting.
Kris Lillegard returned to America's Mountain this past weekend and topped the charts in Middleweight Class on a Brutale 675. His time was reportedly 10+ seconds faster than last year and was 6th fastest overall motorcycle time. Congrats, Kris and Team KK47!