What’s in the Latest Issue?


Launch: KTM 1290 Super Adventure R
KTM’s big Adventurer is better than ever for 2017, but is 160hp too much for off-road? Paul finds out…

Launch: Harley-Davidson Street Rod
The Street Rod name is back from the dead, but is the spirit? Mat went to Singapore to find out.

Tested: Royal Enfield Himalayan
It’s got an adventurous name, but is the Royal Enfield Himalayan a true adventure bike, or something else?

Tested: Triumph Bobber
It has to be one of the most stylish bikes around, but does it have the substance to back it up on New Zealand roads?

World Launch: Kawasaki Ninja 650
the Ninja 650 has grown up and it’s got on thing to prove. This is not your Dad’s Ninja!

World Launch: Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 Factory
Aprilia introduced the world to othe super-naked class with the original Tuono in 2002. Fifteen years on, it’s still leading the pack.


Feature: Ahead of the Curve
Technology is always changing, but some advances have been more beneficial than others.

Interview: Ginger Molloy
We sit down with one of New Zealand’s international racing pioneers.

Buyer’s Guide: If the Boot Fits
There’s a lot more to buying a new pair of boots than whether or not your feet fit inside…

Travel: Guatemala or Bust!
When we think of riding destinations we generally don’t think of Central America, and we’ve been missing out on one hell of a gem!

Event: Show Scene
There was plenty to see at the Hawkes Bay Classic Motorcycle Club’s Evolution of the Motorcycle Show in Napier.

Event: International Festival of Speed
Formally known as the Barry Sheene Festival of Speed, 2017 saw a new name but the same high calibre of classic action!

Event: Sidecar Have a Go Day
With a chance to hit the track in a sidecar, the verdict of most would be “It’s the most fun you can have on three wheels!”

Event: Kawasaki Drag Day
Kawasaki’s annual pilgrimage to Meremere saw a huge range of bikes and riders hit the strip.

Feature: Psyched on Colour
What does the colour of your bike say about you? You might be surprised!

How To: Chained Up
Are you giving your chain enough love?

Pro Rider: Commuting Skills
There’s nothing like commuting on a bike every day, but what should you be doing to keep safe amongst the traffic?

Road Craft: Reading the Road
The road is just like a book, except if you read it badly, things can go very wrong!

ACC: Riding Technique
Small skills when practiced make for big gains when needed. Here’s five to try next time you’re out and about.