What’s in the Latest Issue?


Kawasaki Z900 RS Café
Paul heads out for a coffee on Kawasaki’s newest Café, discovering that sometimes more is in fact more.

BMW F 750 GS
The new middleweight GS easily dispels some preconceived ideas, proving to be very capable indeed at gobbling up the kay’s, both on- and off-road.

Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster Maverick
Maverick was a fighter pilot in the movie Top Gun. Triumph have used the same call-sign for their ‘custom’ Speedmaster. Interested?

World Launch – Yamaha YZF-R125 & YZF-R3
Yamaha have released their new little R versions to the world, proving that you really don’t need big CC ratings to earn some street cred.

Custom Indian Scout
There really are some mad boffins over in the UK. This ‘Road Runner’ Scout 60 hails from the chaps at MotoShed, and the closer you look the more you’ll see…



Island Classic
40-degree temperatures, an evil Chucky doll, and a swarth of blown engines still couldn’t stop the Kiwi contingent from putting on an inspiring show at Phillip Island.

Meremere Motorcycle Drags
Scott took a trip to the dragstrip for a ‘bikes-only’ day. Something quite different to his normal exploits, he discovered it was a whole bunch of fun nonetheless!

Bridgestone Battlax S22 Tyres
It’s fair to say Bridgestone know a thing or two about rubber. So, when they invited us to the launch of their new Battlax S22s at Hampton Downs, we couldn’t refuse.

One Tough Unit
Paul Garrett keeps defying the odds, as a motorcyclist and as a genuine nice guy. Oh, and yes, he is also paralysed from the chest down. Literally nothing will stop him from riding!

Ducati Adventure
Are you the owner of an Italian adventure bike but aren’t too keen on getting it dirty? We check out a day at the Ducati adventure school which will hopefully be heading downunder.

Australian Adventure Part 2
George Lockyer continues his travels around the wild Australian outback of the Nullarbor, aboard his trusty KLR650 ‘Percy’.

Trev’s Triumph 3TA
Fellow Paeroa-ian, Trev Smith, invited us to go look at his “old Triumph”, but what we found surprised even us! An absolutely immaculate 1959 Triumph 3TA, that’s what.

Track Trepidations
Potentially nothing is scarier than signing up for your very first trackday, especially on a bike that you haven’t really gotten to know properly yet… One taste is all it takes, welcome to the addiction!

Tech – Gear Ratios
Scott takes us on a technical trip around sprocket sizes, how they affect you bike’s real world performance, and what you can do to make your bike better for your riding style.