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Issue 132 | June 2015
World Launch: Suzuki GSX-S1000
World Launch: Ducati Multistrada DVT
Test: KTM Adventure 1050
Test: Triumph Tiger XCx
Test: BMW R NineT - stock V Roland Sands
Event: H-D Iron Run
Event: BSFOS Eastern Creek
Event: Methven Mountain Thunder
Exclusive interviews, touring, custom bikes, commuters and the low-down on motorcycling here and abroad. All this and more, including all the regular goodies.
Bike Rider TV
Harley Davidson Livewire03:18Kev is one of the lucky few to ride harley-davidson's vision of the future, the electric livewire. but will this be battery-powered harley be able to compete with the soulful beat of the traditional v-twin? kev thinks that maybe that's not the point...
2015 BMW S 1000 R05:6The s 1000 rr is a fabulous sportsbike, but does losing the fairing mean the r-version is going to make a great naked? paul checks out the s 1000 r on the road and track to find out.
BMW S1000RR v Aprilia RSV4 APRC07:35Two of the latest superbikes tested head-to-head on the road and track.
Yamaha MT-0702:37Dave mckenna demonstrates just how trick the new lams legal yamaha mt-07 is, with a display to the journos on the australasian launch. oh, and did we mention it was pouring with rain..! impressive stuff!
MV Agusta Dragster 80004:49Something different and rather sexy from the italian manufacturer. is it a sports bike or a sports cruiser? kev spends some time with the mv agusta dragster to find out...
KTM Superduke R03:54Paul checks out one of the craziest road bikes on the market, the ktm superduke r
BRT2013 Episode 316:5Broxy tests the 2014 kawasaki kx250f and 450f, kevin heads out on the moto guzzi v7 stone and paul hits the trails on four wheels, in the form of the polaris rzr570. thanks to tempo 38, devils elbow and hit your head music for their musical contributions.
Harley Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Ltd05:57Paul checks out the flagship tourer from harley-davidson
Yamaha MT-09 review03:32Kev checks out the new triple streetfighter from yamaha
2014 Suzuki V-Strom 100003:22Paul checks out the latest litre-class adventure machine from suzuki, the 2014 v-strom 1000
2014 Aprilia Caponord05:17Fraser checks out the rsv-inspired adventure bike from aprilia
Kawasaki Drag Day 201201:0
Spyder Homecoming 201216:31The 2012 spyder homecoming, this year based out of wellington nz. featuring the museum hotel, wellington's synonymous weather, the southward car museum, several can-am owners, awards presented by richard shaw and the comedic talents of clayton carrick-leslie. music by: partners in rhyme dan-o - ww ..
ABS Hayabusa04:27We got the new abs-equipped 2013 hayabusa first, so paul takes a philosophical look at the latest version of suzuki's 1300cc hyperbike.
CF Moto 650NK04:26We did a bit of a double-take when we saw the cf moto 650nk for the first time, but took it for a test and found out more about the bike the chinese have released to take on the western market.
Suzuki Inazuma03:50Kevin reviews a new full-size, learner-friendly 250cc street bike from suzuki. perfect for full-size learners or budget-conscious commuters.
Honda F6B review04:28Kevin boldly goes aboard the new f6b from honda, a flat out six with integrated bags, and finds it... ...fascinating!
Choosing the right bike03:3Some important tips from kevin for those new to road biking on choosing the right bike for your needs.
Bike Setup02:42For those new to motorcycling, a few tips on making your motorcycle fit you, instead of the other way around.
Nuda 900R03:32Paul reviews the first road bike from husqvarna in 30 years, the nuda 900r - the 'r' version boasting better suspension and brakes.
2012 Yamaha R105:10After the traction-controlled, matte black, gytr equipped yzf-r1 turned up in the office kevin suddenly disappeared...
Nick Cole04:54Nick cole tells us about how and why he races, his bike and his upcoming race season.
Countersteering03:33Another in our series of tips for beginners - countersteering explained.
Kawasaki Drag Day 201201:0
Motomart, Wellington03:32We visited motomart, in wellington and todd and dave showed us around their honda/bmw/ducati dealership.
CBR250R03:54Kevin reviews our long-term test unit, honda's learner-friendly little sis' of the cbr family.
Honda NC70004:39We had a tiny window of opportunity in the wintry weather to get out and film the new nc700s and nc700x from honda, hence the change from our usual test style, but here's what we thought of the brilliant commuter from the winged marque. music by dan-o from danosongs.com
Suspension Dyno08:34Robert taylor from kiwi suspension solutions is here to show you what a suspension dyno is, and explain how this tool can be of benefit to suspension workshops
Aprilia Tuono04:19Kev checks out the 2012 aprilia tuono v4r aprc, a naked version of the stunning rsv4 and finds the beast hasn't really been tamed much...
ZX-6R04:29Kev goes out for a blast on kawasaki's middleweight marvel and finds the nimble ninja is on top of it's game.
Triumph Speed Triple R review05:25Kevin's a big fan of the speed triple, so when he went to test the latest 'r' model, it took him a while to come back to the office with it...
Vacuum Bleeding Suspension Units04:0Robert taylor of kiwi suspension solutions is here to explain the advantages of vacuum bleeding shock absorbers and other suspension units.
Honda Crosstourer06:28Kev tests the honda crosstourer vfr1200x a softer touring motorcycle than shares the powerplant of the vfr1200f, but is designed for a slightly more leisurely ride.
How to adjust big piston forks05:59Robert taylor explains how to properly go about adjusting big piston forks.
Long Way Around12:37Paul and kevin set off on an adventure, also starring honda's vfr1200x and yamaha's super ténéré.
CRC Speedshow 201225:11While we were at the 2012 crc speedshow, we caught up with some of the exhibiting motorcycle distributors and stars of the show. song: the secret weapon artist: tempo 38 hit your head music
Triumph Explorer04:53Triumph's new big-bore adventure bike is here, and provides some serious competition for that other european titan in the class.
CBR600RR05:42Paul takes the baby 'blade for a blast, and finds it's still pretty sharp.
Nick Coles ZX-10Rs05:43Kevin got to have a play aboard three zx-10r's - one standard, and two belonging to nick cole (nz superbike championship contender), his track day/practice bike and his fully spec'd superbike.
MV Agusta F307:2Kevin tests the hottest little 675 to come off the legendary mv production line
Barry Sheene Trans-Tasman Challenge 201210:27We headed to hampton downs to the nz round of the barry sheene trans-tasman challence 2012 for some classic racing action.
Kawasaki Ninja 650R04:56Paul tests the new, ultra-versatile 650 twin from kawasaki, complete with great looks and spades of fun.