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 can get a beginner into trouble.   In this article I will cover all you need to know about the BMW G 310 R. Let’s get … Read more

BMW R90s – The Sports Tourer That Rescued BMW

Deriving from obscurity the 1973 BMW R90s moved the German Motorrad company from the producer of boring, plain, workhorses, to race-winning, edgy, cool motorcycles in the eyes of the press and public worldwide. The BMW R90s wasn’t produced as a motorcycle for everyone and the price certainly made that clear, but it was a motorcycle … Read more

BMW K1 – Worlds First Sports Tourer Still Performs

BMW K1

It is 1989 in Germany, the Berlin Wall has crashed down to the ground and BMW decided to produce the craziest motorcycle they had designed to date, the K1.  It was a bold, futuristic design that reminded everyone why BMW was such a giant in the motorcycle industry.  Without further ado, let’s take a look … Read more

BMW R80G/S – The Birth of Adventure Motorcycling

A original BMW R80 GS Dakar special advert

Before the 1980s, an “adventure” bike was simply a lightweight, low-powered enduro bike or one of the heavier desert racers altered for long distance travelling. Neither of these were ideal, but the only thing available on the market during this time for those looking to take on the world. It would be the BMW R80G/S … Read more

New Retro Motorcycles – 9 Awesome Modern Classics

Norton Atlas Ranger

Let’s face it, motorcycles of a bygone era are undeniably cool, from early Indian Scouts and Harleys to the Bonneville and CB750, they laid the foundations for everything that was to come later.  They are classics for a reason and that’s because they got it right! However, for todays riders there is technology and modern … Read more

Future Motorcycle Classics of the 90’s

I write quite regularly about some of the older bikes that I now fancy – Katana 1100, RD500, FZR1000 … all eighties motorcycles, all ‘old school’ that brings back memories of my youth, although for the main part, I was too young to ride them; in 1988, I would have been 17.  So why wouldn’t … Read more