What’s in the Latest Issue?


Launch: Harley-Davidson Softails
Paul went to Trumps-ville for Milwaukee’s class of 2018 and found a lot to like in the good ol’ U S of A – thanks to Harley-Davidson

Launch: CBR1000RR SP1 Fireblade
Honda hits town with an electronically upgraded winner in the 2018 Fireblade.

Tested: Kawasaki Ninja 650
Mat is seduced by style and some heavy breathing.

Tested: Triumph Street Cup
Triumph Delivers a hot Cup of café goodness for the Street.

Classic Bike: Yamaha OW01
A bike to blitz the WSBK of days past, made just that little bit better with some Kiwi ingenuity.

Reader’s Ride: Custom By Committee
Sometimes the motorcycle designer’s best friend is the end user.


Feature: The Gas on Emissions
What’s all the fuss about Euro 4 and why do we care? BRM clears some of the miasma around emissions.

Race Feature: Classic TT
Tales and tribulations from the Isle of Man.

Interview: Lee Munro
Tribute to a salty legend.

Feature: 20 Years of Draggin Jeans
It’s been 20 years since Grant Mackintosh put his ass on the line – where to for Draggin Jeans now?

Mat was looking too cosy in the office during Spring, so we sent him south on his first – but far from last – Cold Kiwi.

Club Scene: Training the Future
Keeping the spirit of competitive motorcycling alive in this country is a stern responsibility and New Zealand’s oldest road racing club is doing its part to ensure the sport continues.

Product Focus: Battery Primer
The heart of your bike’s electrical system is the battery, but how much do we know about what’s available today?

ACC: It’s a Wrap
The final instalment of our Ride Forever series of articles.

Road Craft: S.M.I.D.S.Y
Likely the first words you’ll hear after one of life’s ‘oh crap!’ moments. Here’s how you can avoid it.