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  1. Husaberg FX 450 and back into green lanes

    After a succession of larger adventure bikes and the occasional light green lane experience I really wanted to get back to something nimble and more capable. My last off road orientated bike was a Husky TE510 which although covered ground really well, it did feel a bit of a handful sometimes. After scanning the net and looking at a couple of bikes, some of which were overpriced and in a shocking state I found a Husaberg FX450. I had to do a little research to find out the differences between the ...
  2. 2018 Africa Twin DCT initial thoughts

    So in short I had the opportunity of test riding an AT DCT yesterday with a mind to buying. It wasn't just a suck it and see type test ride as I was a serious buyer and falling short of any major dramas it was coming home with me. The bike was one month old, 135 miles and over £2k saving on new. After the obligatory licence check and signing of forms I had the controls briefing by the salesman and then left to my own devices. Initially as I sat on the bike in the low seat position I was very aware ...
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  3. Comparison between GSA twin cam and GSA LC

    I know many people have made the change and love them or loath them everyone has an opinion. Last week had me drop my 62 plate 90th Edition off for its 18k mile service and the pre-arranged loan bike for the day was a 17 plate GSA LC. I was keen to have a go and see what improvements had been made and how it compared to my older steed.

    First impressions were ok with the novelty of keyless ignition and a recognisable layout, but the the change to Japanese style indicator selector nearly ...
  4. GS 1150 ADV thoughts and aspirations

    Thoughts and aspirations,1150gsa

    Oddly, I have never set eyes upon one of these beasties in the flesh before now. My impression upon first seeing it close and having being reared on sports bikes is that it is simply enormous, intimidating even. It stands around the five foot mark. And it is certainly not beautiful, it has a squint, a bulbous buggy eye, like a third division boxer chancing his luck in a division one fight. although as an example of industrial design i feel it to be ...
  5. WindJammer 2, Bloody Awesome!

    Since passing my bike test I have developed a really sore neck! I have finally found out the reason why, my head being buffeted around by the wind. After speaking with people about it they have said it could be due to my helmet not being streamlined enough, me not “tucking” my head down enough or a combination of the two.

    Well, i’m quite a “portly” (fat) gentleman and like most 35 year olds in the country I have a bit (a lot) of a belly. Tucking myself in behind the windscreen on ...
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