Category: Bikes

Honda NC750X

Twist A Go-Go The search for a more practical replacement to the Street Triple had gone through the Yamaha MT-10 (FZ-10), Kawasaki Z900 and arrived at the Honda NC750X. Having had an adventure bike previously this model had the potential


June 2017 So, it was finally time to say goodbye to my Yamaha FJR1300 and to welcome into my life a new bike, a BMW R1200GS named ‘Betty’ due to it being a very hot day when I went and

Bonzo’s Kawasaki Z1000SX

After 11 months or so with his Kawasaki ZZR1400 Bonzo traded it in for a brand new Kawasaki Z1000SX.


Bob’s finally decided to get a new bike in the form of the spectacular BMW R1200RS SE from Cotswold Gloucester BMW

Kawasaki ZZR1400

Kawasaki ZZR1400

July 2015 After nearly 8 years of ownership Bonzo has decided to replace his 70,000 mile Honda Blackbird with another equally stunning bike, this Kawasaki ZZR1400. Farkles fitted: Delkevic Carbon Fibre Silencers R&G Tail Tidy Oxford Heated Grips June 2016

Yamaha FJR1300

Yamaha FJR1300

May 2015 While out at a recent Rigsville ride-out that ended up at Fowlers Motorcycles in Bristol, I must have been overcome in some way by the smell of polish and new leather saddles (don’t ask!) and made the decision

Triumph Street Triple R

Triumph Street Triple R

Mmmm did I need another bike? That was a bit of a leading question, you always need another bike, silly one to ask really, but did I really. My KTM 1190 Adventure does everything that I need in a bike, tours

Ray’s Kawasaki Z1000SX

After a number of years enjoying his Honda’s Ray decided to try something new and has gone and got himself a brand new Kawasaki Z1000SX

KTM 1190 Adventure

As the saying goes “Time & Tide Wait for No Man”, I was finding it increasingly difficult to justify having three bikes in the garage, each one costing more in the basics of road tax & insurance compared to my

Ray’s 2012 CBR1000RR Fireblade

Rig’s Honda Blackbird

Rig's Blackbird

After selling my Triumph Sprint ST I spent all my spare time reading Internet forums, searching eBay and even looking in local newspapers in search of inspiration for a new bike until eventually I found a nice looking Honda CBR1100xx Blackbird

Ray’s 2008 CBR1000RR Fireblade

Ray has replaced his old Fireblade with a spanking new 2008 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade, lucky bugger!

Bob’s Silver Honda Blackbird

Bob's Silver Blackbird

Bob’s gone and bought himself another Honda Blackbird, he’s still got his previous blue Honda Blackbird but while he was visiting a local dealer he saw this shiny silver Blackbird in the showroom and after having a chat with the dealer ended up buying it, so now the greedy bugger has 2 Honda Blackbirds!

Andy’s Kawasaki GTR1400

This is Andy’s Kawasaki GTR1400 which be bought in June 2011 after he got fed up with his Triumph Sprint ST constantly breaking down.

Andy’s Triumph Sprint ST 1050

Andy purchased his Triumph Sprint ST at the end of 2010 from a local Triumph dealer after selling his Kawasaki ZX-10 as he wanted something more suitable to doing more miles.

Rig’s 2004 Triumph Sprint ST

After I sold my previous Triumph Sprint ST I started the search on what I wanted to ride next, after looking around for a week or 2 I decided that I really loved the Triumph Sprint ST so I went and bought another one!

Hank’s Triumph Trophy 1200

After a couple of years in the wilderness without a bike Hank went and got himself another bike, this time he purchased a extremely well looked after Triumph Trophy 1200.

Bob’s Blue Honda Blackbird

On June 1st 2005 Bob got back on the road with his new 2005 Blackbird after lightly scratching his old bike. May 2007 Bob’s Blackbird has now covered just over 14,000 miles and apart from some corrosion around the clutch

Ray’s 2005 CBR1000RR Fireblade

Ray bought his CBR1000RR Fireblade in December 2005 after writing off his old Fireblade Accessories Baglux tank cover and tank bag Double bubble screen Rear hugger March 2008 Ray’s gone and bough himself a little present, a brand new 2008

Bonzo’s Honda Blackbird

In September 2006 Bonzo had his Black Honda Blackbird stolen, he would have replaced the bike straight away if it wasn’t for the insurance company being a PITA and dragging their heels, but at the end of December 2006 they

Rig’s 1999 Triumph Sprint ST

This is the story of one of the best motorcycles I’ve ever owned, my 1999 Triumph Sprint ST. This is the first bike that I bought brand new (from Ideal Garage, Birmingham – now sadly closed) and my adventures of

Bonzo’s Black Honda Blackbird

December 2005 Bonzo has traded his old Blackbird in for this nice shiny new 2005 one in black (slowest colour) September 2006 Some thieving scumbag has gone and stolen Bonzo’s Blackbird! February 2007 After Bonzo’s insurance company finally paid up

Windsor’s Honda X11

October 2005 Windsor’s VFR800 was getting a bit long on the tooth (just like him) and he’s finally replaced it with a spanking Honda X11 from DK Motorcycles in Newcastle-under-Lyme. The Honda X11 or to give it it’s model name,

Kawasaki GPz400

This little GPz is an official UK import and is also known as a ZX400C2 has been around for ages, it was firstly owned by a good friend of mine (Tony) who had the bike for a couple of years

Ray’s 2002 CBR954RR Fireblade

Ray bought his Fireblade in 2002 and rode it all around the UK including some very long trips to France. The only modifications Ray did to his Blade was to fit a Givi rack and box. In August 2004 Ray

Bonzo’s 2001 Red Honda Blackbird

September 2002 Bonzo traded in his excellent Triumph Trophy 1200 for yet another Honda Blackbird! December 2005 Bonzo traded this 2001 Honda Blackbird for a brand new 2005 black one!

Bob’s Yamaha FJ1200 Sidecar

Bob’s FJ isn’t your average bike, in case you have missed it, it’s got a bloody big sidecar attached to it! Bob’s has what the medical profession call a `Fooked right leg’ after a motorcycle related incident a few years

Bonzo’s Triumph Trophy 1200

It’s May 2001 and Bonzo’s Back! After almost 2 years unable to ride a bike (some would say that Bonzo has never been able to ride a bike) Bonzo’s got himself another bike and he’s back on the road. He’s

Bob’s Triumph Legend

Bob’s bought his Triumph Legend new in 1999 from Ideal Garage in Birmingham, it was his first solo bike in over 20 years and over the 2 years and ten thousand miles he covered not only all over the UK

Hank’s CBR900RR Fireblade

In 2001 Hank decided he wanted something with a little more power and less weight so he replaced his Honda VFR800 with a CBR900RR Fireblade. Accessories Steering damper Performance air filter Scottoiler Rentec rear carrier Scorpion oval stainless end can.