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Shark LED helmet

New Shark Skwal helmet with LED lights goes on sale

A BRAND new helmet in SHARK’s 2015 collection is the aggressively styled and unique SKWAL. The French helmet brand is known for its colourful graphics and innovative designs and the SKWAL won’t disappoint – with new technology and striking graphics it’s sure to turn heads. The SKWAL has a brand new shape and its rear […]

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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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Honda CB500F

New Honda CB500F is one of three bikes with same engine

The same 500cc engine, but a choice of three styles of bike – and all can be ridden on an A2 licence. DAVID HOOPER reviews the Honda CB500F. A HONDA motorcycle with the letters “CB” on its tank, needs little introduction to anyone in the biking world. This Honda CB500F is new for the 2013 […]

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The HandiRack from HandiWorld

HandiRack review: We test an inflatable roof rack

A blow-up roof rack? Surely not! DAVID HOOPER reviews the inflatable HandiRack from HandiWorld. ROOF racks are all well and good, but they can be difficult to store and cumbersome to use – but on the odd occasions that you may need to stick stuff on your roof, help is now at hand from this ingenious load […]

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Honda VFR1200F DCT

Honda VFR1200F DCT road test – Automatic bike, silky smooth ride

Honda VFR1200F DCT road test: A sports tourer motorcycle with an automatic gearbox. DAVID HOOPER, editor of wheelworldreviews.co.uk, soon gets over his initial scepticism and enjoys a the silky smooth ride! AUTOMATIC cars are nothing new – but automatic motorbikes? For many, I suspect, it will be one of those Marmite things, you will either […]

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Honda Hornet CB600F A

Review: Honda Hornet CB600FA road test proves naked streetfighters have lots to offer

ROAD TEST AND REVIEW: Honda Hornet CB600FA The Honda Hornet is hardly a new bike, but is now more refined than ever before and is available with some new colour schemes for this season. DAVID HOOPER finds out if this old favourite still has a sting in its tail. SPORTING this smart Pearl Cool White […]

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Peugeot 208 Allure detailing

Peugeot 208 Allure 1.6 e-HDi 92 road test

ROAD TEST REPORT, REVIEW: Peugeot 208 5-door Allure 1.6 e-HDi 92 An impressive little performer, DAVID HOOPER is impressed with the real world economy of the Peugeot 208 he’s been evaluating. FOR thousands of British customers, the “Allure” of the new Peugeot 208 was too much to resist, with Peugeot claiming over 3,000 of them […]

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Honda VFR1200F

Honda VFR1200F road test ‘gave me butterflies’

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Honda VFR1200F V4 Riding a this Honda VFR1200F made butterflies stir in the stomach of experienced biker SYD TAYLOR when he roadtested this bike in less than perfect conditions in Wales. RAIN was universal. A thick robe of it drifted in from the west and the December skies let slip […]

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