BMW k1300r Long Term motorcycle review: Living with this bike now for over a half a year I can genuinely say it is the best bike I’ve ever ridden. Not just the fastest but as a package it simply rocks. It’s easy to ride, has a stack of gadgets, safety gear and the presence of a heavy-weight gorilla without the handling issues.
It was quite possibly somewhat un-Australian to be riding a Harley on Australia day, but hey we don’t make any bikes here! I had the choice of sitting in a park all day or getting on board a Harley Davidson Dyna Super Glide 35th anniversary edition. I was up at the crack of dawn to [...]
The motorcycle helmet is the most important piece of safety equipment. Never buy a used helmet and if your helmet is ever involved in a significant impact when you’re wearing it, then it should be replaced as the internal shock absorption material could be compressed. A full face helmet offers better protection than an open [...]
Performance, agility and sport-like riding are not what most people associate with Harley Davidson. Classic styling, heavy metal and laid back cruising are more likely to click with the legendary name even though this hardly describes the new VRSC Street Rod. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. It’s perfectly normal for any given manufacturer to [...]
Harley says that they’ve “really changed the Sportster inner workings” – not just the cosmetics. Is it just another marketing scheme? In a word, “no.” Before the launch, HD wanted to create a Sportster that you could buy to keep rather than using it as a stepping stone to the bigger Harleys. Our weekend aboard [...]
Would you look at that”, (with a raised eyebrow) is quite a typical reaction to the newest pack of BMW bikes. “BMW’s are massive, bulky chariots for old farts.” – Hmmm, not any more. Have been to your local BM dealer lately? If not then you are in for quite a surprise. While the super-techno-funk [...]