50 new bikes, 86 judges, only 1 winner. In the October issue we reveal the winner of Bike’s Bike of the Year 2016. This year has been another great one for new motorcycles; there’s the Honda Africa Twin, Triumphs range of Bonnevilles, two, three and four cylinder bikes from Yamaha and plenty more. We asked 86 experts from the industry to nominate their standout new bikes from the past 12 months and the winner is in. So what is it? Find out in the October issue of Bike magazine…
In this month’s issue we have the first test of the GS’s cooler cousin, the new BMW R nineT Scrambler and it’s rather fine. There’s a 28-page summer special where we celebrate two-wheel fun on the best day of the week – a Sunday; plus we ride the Yamaha 700 Tracer and there’s 32-pages of essential knowledge.
In this issue we head to Wales for our huge 2016 adventure bike test, where the seven most popular adventure bikes go head-to-head on trails and B-roads. We have one last glorious ride on the Honda CBR600RR and Bike's Mark Graham takes a passenger ride with new rising star of British sidecar racing Chris Walker - as they say, 'what could possibly go wrong...'
This month's issue is about decent riding kit. Every year the Bike team rack up thousands of miles riding all sorts of bikes in all sorts of weather, wearing all sorts of kit, from £19.99 Aldi gloves to fancy Rukka suits. The guide inside this issue is based on proper experience of leaking seams, broken zips and misting visors...
This issue looks back at the heroic and hilarious past of what makes motorcycling cool in the 21st century.Triumph know the score - it’s what the brand new, stuffed with the latest technology but old looking Bonneville is all about. We’re older, but what’s great about motorcycling hasn’t changed in 40 years, even if the bikes (at least under the surface) have.
In this issue of Bike we ride a whopping 22 new bikes in our mega road tests, including the upgraded Kawasaki ZX-10R, the brand new Triumph Speed Triple, KTM 1290 SuperDuke, BMW RnineT, Suzuki SV650 and Triumph's stunning Thruxton R.
In the April issue of Bike magazine we have the first full test of the Honda Africa Twin, where we pitch it against the BMW R1200GS. We ride the Kawasaki ZX-10R, Triumph Speed Triple R, Yamaha XSR900, Ducati XDiavel S and the MV Brutale 800. And there's a free 32-page holiday guide too.
In the brand new-look Bike magazine's March issue we have a world exclusive test of the new retros; Triumph Street Twin, Yamaha XSR700 and Ducati Scrambler, plus we look at the alternatives available if you're looking for an adventure bike; BMW 1200GS, Triumph Tiger 800 and CCM 450. Plus there's a 32-page 2016 biking events guide inside too!