best beginner motorcycles

Continental GT 650

Continental GT 650 – A 60’s Café Racer Throwback

Royal Enfield hit it out of the park when they released the Continental GT 650, it is the ultimate value café racer that I am completely in love with.  Sure…

What is the Meaning of CC in Bikes?

When you are looking to buy your first motorcycle you are going to quickly realise that the manufacturers put a lot of emphasis on the CC of their bikes. What…

What-is-CC-in-Bikes?

2022 BSA Gold Star 650

2022 BSA Gold Star – Return of the Legendary Brit Bike

With the announcement of BSA returning, motorcycle stores, bike nights, coffee shops, and the internet have been awash with opinions, rumors and general gossip about an all new for 2022…

2022 BSA Gold Star

Gilera Crono 125

Gilera Crono 125 – 1989 to 1993

In the 125cc sector it is no secret that the Italians are masters. Of course you have the Yamaha TZR and Honda NSR, but even they struggle to compete with…

Iron 883 Sportster

7 Best Beginner Harleys – Our Top Picks For Novice Riders

Here Emily takes a look at the best beginner Harleys including current and previous models to help you choose your first big motorcycle. Harley Davidson is an institution, an iconic…

best beginner Harleys

Yamaha FS1E AKA the Fizzy

Yamaha FS1E – The Must Have Bike For 1970’s British Kids

Launched in 1973 the Yamaha FS1-E was every young motorcyclist’s path to freedom. The ‘E’ suffix at the end of the models name simply represented which countries regulations the FS1…

CAGIVA-MITO-SP525

125cc motorbikes – 11 Cool Options For A1 Licence Holders

You’re 17 years old, have completed your CBT and you have your A1 licence. You’re ready to finally enjoy the freedom owning a motorcycle can provide. You don’t want just…

Honda shadow 750 – An Affordable and Novice Friendly Cruiser

The Honda Shadow 750 has been synonymous with the Cruiser motorcycle scene since 1983 when it was first introduced as a means to compete in the American market where Harley…

Suzuki Boulevard S40 – Ideal Starter Bike For Cruiser Fans

A few years ago Suzuki quietly dropped the Suzuki Boulevard S40 from its lineup but that is not to say there are no 2019 models left in dealers or indeed…

Kawasaki Z400 ABS – 2019 Onwards

If the KZ650 (Z650) is the son of KZ1000 (Z1000) then the Kawasaki Z400 is surely the grandson. There are few people, experienced riders or not, that don’t appreciate the…

Honda CB 300 R – A Great Roadster For Beginners

We are going to take a look at the Honda CB300R starting with a review, its specs and whether we think it is a good bike for beginners. The Honda…

The Suzuki SV650: The Beginner Bike For Pros

It’s simple, it’s fun, it’s reliable, and it’s shockingly affordable. Ask any seasoned veteran to recommend a first bike and chances are they’ll point to the Suzuki SV650.  Perfect starter…

Yamaha Virago 250

Yamaha Virago Review 1981 – 2007

I knew when the opportunity to write about the legendary Yamaha Virago came up, I had to jump on it. Yes, that’s right, I said legendary, the Virago has an…

Honda Rebel 250: King Of The Beginner Bikes

If you’re shopping for your first bike and you’re considering the Honda Rebel 250 (also known as the CMX250), you’re in good company.  The Motorcycle Safety Foundation has given thousands…

BMW G310R – Novice Friendly Naked Roadster

The smallest of BMW’s line up and most definitely a motorcycle targeting novice riders, the G 310 R is a really beautiful looking naked roadster without the scary power that…

Ducati Scrambler Sixty2 Review

The Ducati Scrambler Sixty2 was released in 2016 and it’s name harks back to 1962 when Ducati first started producing the Scrambler.  The 1962 original Ducati Scrambler would go on…

Harley Davidson Street 750

Harley Davidson Street 750

In 2014 the Harley Davidson Street 750 was released. A polarizing motorcycle that divided HD fans around the world. For many years the smallest bike in the Harley Davidson line-up…

Iron 883 Sportster

Iron 883 – Harley Davidson’s Entry Level Blank Canvas

If any of you have read any of my other Harley Davidson based articles you will already know I am biased when it comes to the Sportsters and particularly the…

Motorcycles for women – 9 Ideal Bikes For Female Riders

As a woman in 2021 you might think that writing an article about specific motorcycles for women is ridiculous, well let me beg to differ and explain why it is…

Kawasaki Vulcan 750 – Stepping on Harley Davidson Toes

The Kawasaki Vulcan 750 was Kawasaki’s first ‘Cruiser’ motorcycle and it hit the mark so well that it remained largely unchanged for its full 22 year production period.  It is…

Is the Indian Scout Bobber a good first bike?

Is the Indian Scout Bobber a Good First Bike?

If you have your heart set on an Indian Bobber but you lack ‘big’ bike experience, you have a tough decision ahead. Is the Indian Scout Bobber a good first…

Is the Indian Scout Bobber a good first bike?