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Enter the jungle of rubber

June 26th, 2005 Jesper Bram 1 Comment »

A Michelin Pilot Power review (1/2) You know how it’s like trying to choose the right tyres for your motorcycle. The selection is wider than the horizon and the advertising copy promise you the world. Unless of course, you’re part of the less profitable market manufactures are ignoring, because of tyre sizes that don’t match […] Continue reading

I was going to wait with this review until I tried the new 05 Speed Triple, to compare the two, but it seems like it might be a month or two before I can get my hands on the 05 model. So here’s my opinion on the 2004 model. After riding it I had the […] Continue reading

A few days ago I had the chance to take an Aprilia RSV 1000 R Factory for a short spin. First thing you notice when shifting from a bike like mine (Honda Hornet 919), to a race oriented bike like the RSV, is the riding position. I must have looked quite stupid when I drove […] Continue reading

If you are looking for comprehensive cover for your Honda or other bikes in the UK, visit MCE for bike insurance at unbeatable prices. After my trip to France in the summer 2004 it was time to have the bike serviced and for the second time that year I headed down to my mechanic Holtug […] Continue reading

Long Way Round

January 30th, 2005 Jesper Bram 5 Comments »

I just bought the Long Way Round DVD. If you have no idea what I’m talking about it’s the TV series where Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman rides around the world on two BMW R 1150 GS. It’s an amazing journey those guys are taking, and it’s was equally entertaining to watch. I don’t know […] Continue reading

There are a lot of different opinions on the V-Rod design and until I rode it the first time I didn’t think much of it either. But when you first sit on the bike it’s like putting on a glove handmade just for you. Everything’s where it should be, forward controls, handlebars, clocks, it all […] Continue reading

Take two wheels, an armchair, a huge Japanese V2 engine and a chimney, and you got yourself one bad power cruiser. At least Yamaha seems to think so, and so does Hollywood. If you watch the movie Torque the “bad” guy has one, and it’s so fast he can almost catch up with a jet […] Continue reading

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