24 Jul 2020

Feature: Heiwa Motorcycles BMW R NineT Custom

For their first crack at a custom BMW, Heiwa Motorcycle took an R nineT Scrambler and turned it into a slick streeter. Words: Mike Ryan and Tadashi Kohno        Photos: Hiromitsu Yasui Following the R nineT custom project of 2014, BMW Motorrad turned to Japan again, specifically Heiwa Motorcycle in Hiroshima,

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21 Jul 2020

Benelli Leoncino Review

Benelli brings back an iconic name from its history and presents it in an all-new form. Australia’s current motorcycle market is nothing if not diverse. Not matter what your riding requirements and tastes are, there’s sure to be something to satisfy it. So, in a marketplace that’s crowded with styles,

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15 Jul 2020

Touring in the New England High Country

In the New England High Country region of NSW, something very special is going on. With winter behind us, now’s the time for riding. And now’s the ideal time for riding in the New England High Country region. I’m sure I’m already preaching to the converted with some of you,

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08 Jul 2020

Super Soco TS1200R Review

It’s the SUPER of the FUTURE. Urban transportation gets a new spark with this all-electric commuter. If, like me, you remember Bernie Fraser and his monotone delivery spruiking industry superannuation funds in the late 1990s, you’ll know I’ve co-opted his slogan for the title of this review. So, what does

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02 Jul 2020

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 & Continental GT 650 review

Double Act. While sharing engines, frames and a number of other parts, Royal Enfield’s long-awaited 650 twins are anything but identical. In the Bullet, Classic, Continental and Himalayan that Royal Enfield have released here to date, the growth in the model range has reflected the evolution of the brand, but

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29 Jun 2020

Peugeot Django scooter review

We may not like to admit it, but style is a factor when we’re looking to purchase a new motorcycle. All motorcycle manufacturers understand this and also understand that nailing the styling can often make or break a bike’s success in the marketplace. Styling is subjective, though, with the same

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Indian FTR 1200 S
22 May 2020

Indian FTR 1200 S review

After a long and successful history in cruisers, Indian moved into new territory with the release of the FTR 1200 S. For an American brand that was built on – and reborn with – cruisers, Indian’s addition of the FTR 1200 range to their lineup was a bold move. Categorically

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12 May 2020

Kawasaki Ninja 400 review

With sharp styling, smooth handling and sweet performance, Kawasaki’s all-new Ninja 400 also comes with the seal of approval from three-time World Superbike champ Jonathan Rea. When the entry-level motorcycle market in this country upsized from the traditional 250cc to 300cc, it was Kawasaki that led the way. Now, it

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