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Underrated little town bike

Advantages: Ludicrously cheap, fun to ride, energetic motor, decent equipment and features
Disadvantages: Mechanically outdated, parts take forever to deliver, very uncommon.

The Cagiva River is something of an oddball. It's a machine that has the simplistic naked lines of a Suzuki GS500; yet it's equipped as standard with fairly decent sized panniers. It's one of the largest single cylinder bikes you're likely to find on the ...

Kpjwateridge 24.05.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Cagiva River 600

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Diamond review  Teaching Hollie to be a little Hell's Angel!

Advantages: Good handling, easy maintenance, stable, low running costs, lots and lots of fun!
Disadvantages: Relatively low ground clearance, some 'niggles' which are common to this quad

Mark bought this Aeon Mini Colt Mini ATV for five year old Hollie during the summer, she'd complained of being bored but don't think she was expecting to come home from school to find a real quad bike waiting in the garden for her! Luckily, after the shoc ...

chrisandmark_is_here 11.02.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Aeon Mini ATV 50cc Quad Bike

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My best purchase ever.

Advantages: Excellent Build quality, extremely smooth riding, capable performance, supple suspension
Disadvantages: quarter of a ton so quite lardy, not as frugal as I'd like, Paint is a wee bit thin, uncommon

The Yamaha XJ900, in its earliest form, was a hit in the early 80's. It's smooth, no fuss and no nonsense 4 cylinder, 4 stroke engine was a revelation to the era that was obsessed with costly 2 stroke speed. Coupled with a relatively uncommon shaft drive ...

Kpjwateridge 07.02.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Yamaha XJ900S Diversion

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Baby Shadow still has it all

Advantages: Excellent build quality, unequalled reliability, Forgiving handling characteristics, powerful
Disadvantages: Long gearing, lardy steering, ridiculously rev-hungry engine can be unnerving

What is it: The Honda VT125 is one of a collection of low capacity, learner legal cruiser style bikes. For those that yearn for a Harley or some other large cruiser, these are the logical first step to getting them. While some 125cc cruisers are still in ...

Kpjwateridge 04.10.2012 · Read full review
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Monster By Name But Not By Nature

Advantages: Great Handling Little Does look ok overall. Handles very well indeed.
Disadvantages: Tempermental Electrics. Performance may not be what you expect.

Introduction:- When I had my Suzuki TL1000R written off following an accident a few years back I was after a fairly inexpensive bike as a stop gap to last me between motorcycles after I had to give back the hire bike that I had on my insurance, whilst I ...

MrGump 28.09.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Ducati M600 Monster

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