Riding Skills: Body Position

By Andy Ibbott The fact of the matter is simple, you can hang off as far as you like, but if your body position is wrong, the chances of you getting your knee down are slim to non-existent. You can carry extreme amounts of lean on your bike and have everything dragging on the deck […]
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2002 Honda VTX First Ride

By J.J. Heintz, Bikenet.com When I was just a little guy – about eight years old – my dad took me for a ride on a bulldozer. A couple of years after that, I went on a short flight in an Air Force Globemaster cargo plane with a group of Boy Scouts. By the time […]
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HONDA S2000 Far Eastern Delights: A Delightful Hangover Cure…

BY GLADSTONE J. GUNNER The other Sunday morning I received a telephone call rather too soon after the night before, from a friend who had managed to get his hands on a Mugen converted Honda S2000 sports car. Feeling somewhat jaded, I woke myself with an espresso, 10 minutes later my chauffeur arrived. I heard […]
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Yamaha XP500 Tmax

By Kevin Ash One of the most innovative vehicles ever produced, on two or four wheels, Yamaha’s 500cc twist-and-go Tmax scooter could well change the face of motoring forever. Kevin Ash, scootering and motorcycling correspondent for the Daily Telegraph, went to Rome for Yamaha’s world launch. The state of the roads today and unprecedented congestion […]
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We Go Very, Very Fast on the Triumph TT600

By JJ Heintz Before you unleash a tirade of abuse at the irresponsible nature of this article, be aware of a couple of things. Firstly, we at BikeNet do not condone the application of irresponsible speeds on public roads, and secondly, the test was performed in the good old US of A. Please note that […]
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A Walking Tour of Singapore

By Lynn Frieda The Lion City (Singapura), originally part of a wider area known as Malaya, has come a long way since its earlier days as a trading post under the British Empire. Singapore is more than just a jumping off point for Southeast Asia. It is a buffet of cultures and cuisine that never […]
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Yamaha Fazer 1000: the Hooligan Bike from Hell

I for one couldn’t wait to swing a leg over what promised to be the most in your face, madcap machine of 2001. A bike aimed at the increasing number of riders who still lust after the outstanding performance of the latest big capacity sports machines, but who don’t want those bikes’ single-minded focus on […]
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Subaru Impreza WRX Turbo

By Matt Brooke Driving is meant to be this much fun. Nipping, tucking and searing through bends. Screeching to swift halts and then launching you afresh, pedal to the floor, into headier adventures along clear, golden tree-lined roads, that snake and arc their asphalt through rolling mountains. There are few places as riotous, heart stopping […]
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Triumph Bonneville

By Bikenet.com I couldn’t help feeling like I ought to have been a bit more excited after pulling away on the new Bonneville for the first time. After all, isn’t this the name that inspired a thousand tales of café race daring do, the bike which gave cutting edge performance to the common man of […]
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US Presidential Elections:

By David Buik, Cantor Index “You mean to tell me that those old ladies in Palm Springs, who can play 15 bingo cards simultaneously, can’t punch a ballot ticket?” We have been involved in making markets in the US Presidential election since before the Republican convention in Los Angeles in August. Many people initially perceived […]
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