Tag Archives: Touring
TomTom Rider 550 sat nav review

TomTom sat nav is still a ‘must-have’ for bikers with a sense of adventure and a love of two-wheel touring

LAST summer my friend Steve and I ventured beyond the UK’s shores on two wheels for the first time, on a week-long trip to tour the D-Day Beaches and soak up the history and nostalgia that can be found everywhere you look along the Normandy coast. The sandy beaches where today family’s play among the […]

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Honda Civic Type-R Halfords Yuasa Racing at Donington Park

Revitalised BTCC with 32-car grids is a great day out for motorsport fans

FOR anyone who loves their motorsport, the revitalised Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship, or BTCC, is a must-see.

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BTCC racer Andrew Jordan picks up his new MG3.

MG’s BTCC new race star Andrew Jordan picks up his car

MG’s new race star, Andrew Jordan, laid down the gauntlet when he visited the iconic Longbridge factory to mark the three month countdown to the start of the new season. Looking lean and mean, the ultra-quick driver who became the youngest ever champion in the history of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship when […]

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Motorcycle sales soar - MCIA

Motorcycle sales increase by 10% in 2014, says MCIA

MOTORCYCLE registrations for 2014 were up 10% compared to 2013, with an increase every single month throughout the year. Scooter, motorcycle and  moped registrations totalled 101,277 during 2014, compared to 91,908 the year before, with 48,000 of these registrations  being for smaller commuter-sized machines. The figures, which are collated by the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA), […]

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Vango Stelvio 200 tent packed up on Suzuki V-Strom Touring bike

Vango Stelvio 200 tent is perfect for touring on a motorcycle

TOURING on a motorcycle raises a fairly unique set of challenges – especially, if like me, you’re not very good at travelling light!
With only three boxes and a back seat however, it does tend to focus your mind on what is actually essential for a long weekend away, and the Suzuki luggage set on my V-Strom is surprisingly capacious if you pack carefully and use every last bit of space.

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Ducati tempts riders to the open road

IT’S that time of the year when bikers dust off their machines and make them spick and span for the better weather. The lure of the open road, gliding round bends on country roads and eating up the miles in our fabulous countryside is beckoning. And for many, touring on a Ducati would be a […]

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Moto Guzzi Cali Vintage

Bikers urged to make this year memorable

Have a blast with your bike and take it on tour. HARRIET RIDLEY urges two-wheeled fans to head for the hills. WITH the New Year come those resolutions that we hardly ever stick to – but why not make the resolution such a blast that you can’t get enough of it – like doing something […]

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Icy conditions “snow” trouble for 5-Series

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: BMW 5 SERIES TOURING With -9 on the thermometer and heavy snow to contend with, Motoring Journalist DAVID HOOPER, editor of wheelworldreviews.co.uk, says a rear-wheel drive car was not at the top of his wish list, but BMW’s latest 5 Series coped surprisingly well in the adverse conditions. The new […]

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