Fiona - Kawasaki Versys 1000

Kawasaki Versys 1000

August 2019 With Betty the BMW R1200GS now gone to a new home it was time to look for another bike, obviously, I had already had a few makes and models in mind beforehand so I had a good idea of what my next bike would be. I’ve never owned Read more…

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 to meet the two up Sunday trips out tick box Read more…

BMW R1200GS

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 bought her. I’d been thinking about getting a BMW GS Read more…

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 After 11 months, Bonzo traded in his ZZR1400 for a Read more…

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 that it was time to move on and replace my Read more…

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 excellently, goes fast when I need it. But it is Read more…

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 four wheeled mode of transport, add to this fact that Read more…

Rig's Blackbird

Rig’s Honda 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

Bob's Silver Blackbird

Bob’s Silver Honda 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!

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 he bought himself another Blackbird in silver this time (fastest colour)

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, the CB1100SF is a 1,137 cc naked (as in no Read more…

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 until he then sold it onto my brother Ridz who Read more…

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 ago, because of this he has problem putting weight onto Read more…

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 but Bob also took his little Leg’end to France a Read more…