2011 Kawasaki ZX10

By Neale Bayly Photos by Brian J Nelson. “It’s got a petrol engine son.” I’ve always imagined the moment in the future when my grandkid is in my garage asking me what the weird looking two-wheeled machine is in the corner.… Continue Reading


Victory Throttles into 2011


Riding through the slot canyons around Gateway, Colorado, with the headlight of a good friend occasionally blinking in my mirrors, I’m once again reminded that I belong to a small tribe, at least when compared the number of people there… Continue Reading


Honda CBR1000RR – The Art of Deception


Honda CBR1000RR…by Neale Bayly. Photos by Neale Bayly and FS Enterprises. Firing the 2010 Honda CBR1000RR to life for the first time, slipping into gear and easing out onto the road next to my home, I’m amazed by the lack… Continue Reading


BMW GS 1200 & 1200 Adventure Test


The Magnificent Seven…. Letting the big GS drive the rear wheel without any throttle application, one hand covering the clutch, I watched ex Cycle World Chief David Edwards hit the ground in a split second just in front of me.… Continue Reading


2010 Triumph Thunderbird on Test


Rumbling around the city of Charlotte late at night to avoid the oppressive heat of the day late this summer, a myriad of colored lights dance and play in the seamless chrome of the sculptured, headlight before flowing along the seamless… Continue Reading


2010 Star Stratoliner Deluxe


[facebook_ilike] It doesn’t seem possible that five years have passed since I rolled out of the working class city of Portland, Oregon, in the saddle of the new Star Roadliner. Riding a Yamaha that wasn’t a Yamaha, well not by… Continue Reading


BMW K1200S


While not really an all-new motorcycle, the 2010 K1300 is based on BMWs previous K1200S, the larger engine capacity and multiple upgrades ensure this isn’t just a make over of last year’s model, even if it appears almost identical to… Continue Reading


2010 Kawasaki Concours


There’s no denying the impact Kawasaki made on the sport-touring world when they introduced the new Concours 14 just two short years ago. Ballistically fast, thanks to the lightly revised 1352cc ZX 14 power plant lurking under its’ slick, stylish… Continue Reading


Down at the Crossroads, A review of the new Victory Touring bike

Settling into the sculpted and surprisingly comfortable stock seat on the Victory Crossroads,  I crack the throttle and the 106-cubic-inch (1731cc) 50 degree V-twin motor responds with immediate power and the bike almost jumps forward.  Quick and nimble is not… Continue Reading