What’s in the Latest Issue?


Tested: MV Agusta Brutale 800RR
It is stunningly beautiful, devastatingly quick, and is best described as a firework on wheels. Roland takes it for a blast in Europe, while Paul tries it out closer to home.

Tested: KTM 1090 Adventure R
It’s not the big bad wolf of the KTM range, but the 1090 Adventure R is just what the Kiwi adventure rider has been waiting for.

Tested: Triumph Speedmaster
The Speedmaster nameplate makes its triumphant return to the Triumph range for 2019 with more of all the good stuff.

World Launch: Yamaha Tracer 900GT
It is one of the most comprehensively equipped bikes to exit the Yamaha factory, and Roland got to try all the bells and whistles on board the new Yamaha Tracer 900GT in Spain.

Classic Bike: Honda CBX1000
It was Honda’s attempt at building the fastest production motorcycle in the world. But 40 years on, is the six-cylinder CBX simply a bus on wheels?

Tested: Harley-Davidson Fat Boy
It might have a name that conjures up funny looks, but the 2018 Fat Boy is the quintessential Harley-Davidson.

Reader’s Ride: DR-BIGGER
Is this New Zealand’s most heavily modified Suzuki DR650SE?


World Launch: Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa II
Paul goes on Safari with Pirelli while testing out their latest Diablo Rosso rubber in Southern Africa.

Dealer Focus: NV Motorcycles
In the rural Waikato town on Morrinsville, you’ll find the country’s number 1 Husqvarna dealership, NV Motorcycles. We stop by to find out just how they got to the top spot.

Feature: The Sorcery of Stators
What’s a stator we hear you ask? We try to demystify this crucial part of every road-going motorcycle.

Feature: Bonnie to Bonneville
We continue following Fergus Maynes’ preparation to hit the Bonneville salt with a classic Triumph Bonneville.

Interview: Ken Dobson
In a long career, he’s raced overseas, brought Hyosung to the New Zealand market, started his own race series and now flies the flag for Team Green on the motorcycle mile. We catch up with Ken at Spectrum Motorcycles to find out the latest.

Event: Royal Enfield One Ride
Sean joins up with the Auckland Royal Enfield Riders Club to take part in RE’s global ride day – One Ride.

ProRider: Manage the Ride
Every ride is different, but the basics of safety are usually the same. Here’s 10 top tips to safely navigate your next ride.

Interview: Team TR20
They have to be one of New Zealand’s most committed racing couples, but soon we’ll see the roles reverse between Team TR20’s Dillon Telford and Jo Taylor.

How To: Walk Your Bike
Much like walking your dog in a public place, there is a right and a wrong way to walk your bike out of the garage.

Feature: Three Wheelin’
Sean gets more than his usual yearly dose of adrenalin at the annual Sidecar Have a Go Day at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park.

Racing: Aussie Assault
The Rees boys pack up their bikes and cross the Tasman to show the Aussies how it’s done.

Feature: LAMS on Track
Kerry dons her leathers and hits the track at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park’s exclusive LAMS bike track day.

ProRider: Braking Techniques
There are not many things as important to your overall safety as understanding and practicing braking on your bike.