A thread in which to vent your spleen at professional motorcycling journos who write poor reviews of bikes. 2000 Bandit 1200 Review I don't think it's just me being protective of the Bandit (this one is essentially the same as my 1999 model), although maybe there's some of that there. It's more that he commits two cardinal sins: 1. Doesn't clearly identify what is his own taste and what is a real issue: the looks of the bike didn't work for him, but he acted as though that's an issue for everyone. 2. Made a completely inappropriate comparison - a Ducati with the Bandit. Completely different bikes for completely different purposes, not comparing like with like. Enough analysis from me, but hopefully you too have some dodgy reviews you'd like to lambaste.