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Sunday the 4th August dawned sunny. I rolled the Silver Fox from the garage and my son Anthony brought out his Burgman 400. Together we set off on the A65 leaving Leeds urban sprawl behind us. We rode northwest through Otley and Ilkley but bypassed Skipton before heading into the open countryside of the...

 Our first impressions of India were good except for negotiating the single lane bridge immediately after the border that all traffic going in both directions...

1.What was your first motorcycling experience? Riding a friend’s Italjet around a field when I was 11. 2.What is your current bike? Harley 883...

Super Motards are what they are; they’re a little bit uncomfortable and have very little fuel range but they’re great fun to ride. Think of a...

It would be easy to start a review of a Chinese bike with some disparaging remark about a funny name, or the existence of a poorly executed copy of a...

I sat on the floor in the Gents with the hand dryer blowing on my head and realised I had a big problem. In late September, I’d left Dieppe in the early...

Many years ago when I was just a callow youth, I worked with a bloke called Trev. He was a decent sort but couldn’t resist taking the Mickey out of...

1. What was your first motorcycling experience? Around the age of 15 my older mates put me on a Suzuki PE250. I opened up the throttle and the bike just...

The received wisdom says you should never go back; LP Hartley famously said “The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there” and...

Waving and nodding. I try to do one of these to all bikes of any size, shape or hue, but there is one bloke on a Jap multi I pass on the way to work most...