2001 Triumph Bonneville

2001 Triumph Bonneville

Thursday, November 14, 2002

From the outset, Triumph’s intention with the Bonneville was to produce a machine that combined the old model’s timeless appeal with modern technology.


2001 Yamaha FZ1

2001 Yamaha FZ1

Wednesday, November 13, 2002

I’ve just returned from another insane afternoon spent aboard the fantastic FZ1. Excuse me if I already sound very enthusiastic about the model so early in this review, but the FZ isn’t the kind of bike to leave you under-whelmed.


2003 Benelli Tornado

2003 Benelli Tornado

Tuesday, November 12, 2002

Our Euro-scribe Glenn LeSanto has the inside line with the Pesaro, and the following are his impressions of the Tornado Tre Limited Edition.


2002 BMW R1150RT

2002 BMW R1150RT

Tuesday, November 12, 2002

Every car driver must be aware of the BMW brand. They make quality cars that have an emphasis on performance and luxury. But how many four wheeled pilots realise that the proud German firm also makes some of the best motorcycles on the planet?


2002 BMW F650CS

2002 BMW F650CS

Tuesday, November 12, 2002

And the spinning propeller company knows which side of the bread is buttered, as America is BMW’s largest export market for third year in a row.


2002 Aprilia Falco Street Fighter

2002 Aprilia Falco Street Fighter

Tuesday, November 12, 2002

You’re looking at the Aprilia Falco, but you may not recognize it. Our test bike was festooned with seven pieces of glimmering aluminum body panels that are part of the Streetfighter kit Aprilia now offers.


2002 Honda Goldwing

2002 Honda Goldwing

Monday, November 11, 2002

It was day one of our twisty sojourn aboard Honda’s latest GL1800 Gold Wing, headed toward Northern California’s Trinity Alps.


2002 Ducati ST4

2002 Ducati ST4

Monday, November 11, 2002

OK, it might have borrowed its motor from the 916 and its chassis from just about any recent Ducati sports bike you’d care to mention but despite this pedigree it’s a bike in its own right. And it’s a bloody good one too.


Alpinestars Dyno Jacket Review

Alpinestars Dyno Jacket Review

Monday, November 11, 2002

If there is one axiom when it comes to street protection it’s ‘there is no substitute for quality gear’. Not everybody can afford a $500 Suomy helmet, $200 boots, $100 gloves, and a $300 jacket, but they should.


2002 Ducati 998 vs. Aprilia Mille R Conclusion

2002 Ducati 998 vs. Aprilia Mille R Conclusion

Monday, November 11, 2002

A few things turn our crank harder than exotic sportbikes, even more so when they’re bred in the region of Northern Italy.