• 27 May 2022

    Yamaha’s XSR 900, a legend reborn

    Yamaha’s Sport Heritage range is dominated by the XSR, available with varying degrees of 4-stroke heft, starting with the newest kid on the block, the A1-friendly XSR 125. But it’s the bike named by the Japanese manufacturer as the range’s emperor that Paul Browne wants to get his sensibly gloved hands on. The XSR 900.

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  • 20 May 2022

    Killarney’s killer show: Ireland Bike Fest

    Killarney's Ireland BikeFest returns for its 14th year on the weekend of June 3rd-6th, bringing a proper biking bonanza to town, with fresh and custom metal, ride-outs, live music and much more. It's one not to miss.

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  • 13 May 2022

    Herald Brute forces admiration

    Well-dressed, well-handling and well cool, the Herald Brute 500 is the pick of the UK motorbike manufacturer's 11-strong range. Paul Browne reports.

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  • 06 May 2022

    Well-dressed Duke

    Poring over KTM's latest offerings, Paul Browne was right royally pleased to come across a Duke that's dressed to impress. 

    The Austrian manufacturer's new, A2-friendly Duke 790 offers a good dollop of grunt to tear up the tarmac whilst being impressively miserly on the juice.

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  • 29 April 2022

    From dirt track to Dame Street, Aprilia Tuareg’s got it covered

    The new Aprilia Tuareg is great for tearing up the dirt, but, light, tough and impeccably dressed, is also quite the smooth operator on the tarmac.

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