Rig’s Honda VFR800Fi

May 2023 I’d been looking for a project bike for a while, I needed something to get my hands dirty on again, something to play with, to fettle with, to enjoy tinkering with but also a bike I would enjoy riding in the winter, so basically a winter project bike. Read more…

BMW R1200GS Rallye

July 2021 The empty space in my garage where Dora, my Triumph Tiger 1200 Explorer once lived didn’t stay empty for long, within a few days there was another beast taking up residence, meet Gina my BMW R1200GS Rallye and I love it, Ooh Aah… Just a Little Bit… July 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…


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…

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!

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 CBR1000RR Fireblade

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…