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Here are some of the luscious photographs that we couldn’t fit into Jonathan’s review ...

The two books this month raise questions of when to be or not be contentious. One goes out of its way to be controversial as it can be, but comes off as...

Greetings, I don’t know how the weather’s been down your way but I’ve got to tell you it’s felt pretty damn summery in London for the last few...

Dave, Your June 2013 issue is superb as ever – and it was great to see a couple of the missives I sent along in that issue in the company of another...

Youngsters behaving badly at the Ace Cafe – whatever next!?   ...

Saturday With anything new, it’s important to understand the nature of the beast. In this instance, the beast is me and my somewhat nervous, panicky...

A European Viewpoint Everybody loves a bit of Europe, what with the sun, the mountains, the funny food and the acceptable lager. But when it comes to...

Slow Going in My world Let’s start with the excuses! Ed leaves me to myself usually, expecting me to be on the ball and get my column in by the due...

Sometimes things can go wrong. Even for those of us who have more than a vague idea about how bikes work. This sorry tale is a prime example. You can have...

Last month I mentioned I had sorted my sidestand switch problems. Well for a while at least. Fortunately I had asked on the Moto Guzzi club forum how to bypass it (short the red and black leads together and ignore the brown) so when it stopped my engine half way home I knew what to do. But unfortunately I didn’t have any wire cutting capability in my tool bag. However...

The Horizons Unlimited (HU) website and forum for overland travellers was started way back in 1997 by Grant and Susan Johnson, a couple of Canadians who...

1.What was your first motorcycling experience? Discounting Honda 50s and 90s, a Suzi GT185 that I was loaned for a few months back in 1976. Electric start,...

Final Chapter We spent four days in Ushuaia, suddenly the whole journey caught up with us and we both felt quite exhausted. For the end of the world,...

Sharp-eyed regular readers, who saw the Chelsea Bridge pictorial we ran in issue 97, will no doubt have recognised the spectacular V-Max on the cover of...

I looked up the address for Made in Metal and it said “Elms Business Park”. I thought warehouse; industrial unit; soulless. Imagine my joy when I arrived...

I was in high school when Jarno Saarinen charged to the top of international motorcycle road racing in the early 1970s. I didn’t even own a motorcycle...

1938 was a significant year in many ways. Test cricket was televised for the first time, Lord Snooty and his pals made their debut in a brand new comic...

Standing by the tea hut alongside Chelsea Bridge, cradling a cuppa in my hand and facing west, I found myself creating an old black & white biker movie...

Millimetres from death Over the years I’ve attended a fair number of collisions (there is no such thing as an accident in our game as there is always...

Doing it yourself is more satisfying and rewarding than having it done for you – surely a statement wide open for a passionate discussion. When applied...