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The Moped Army

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"Everyone now knows the Toyota Prius, despite the launch brouhaha and Hollywood celebrity endorsements, is about as green as napalm. Sure, it doesn’t use a lot of fossil fuel when it’s rolling to and from Waitrose, but the "

Icons on Two Wheels

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"[gallery link="file" orderby="title"] Stars have always sought out or been assigned new ways of creating an image. We noticed, in our extensive daily scour of the web, that time and time again, to stick a celebrity on a "

The Girl on the Motorcycle

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" 'Serious film buffs' often dismiss the admittedly ponderous and indulgent 1968 film from Jack Cardiff that was based on Mandiargues's quasi surrealistic novel as a slightly ridiculous joke. But if you dig the aesthetic of the last couple of years of "

Evel Genius

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" My cousins were the cool kids. It was the seventies. They had skateboards and Raleigh Choppers. They had leather sofas and crazy paving and their dad drove a Jensen Interceptor. But it wasn't these totems of seventies aspiration that made "

Suzuki GSX-R 600

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" Following the successful launch of the 25th anniversary GSX-R750 last month, Suzuki GB unveiled the second model in the exclusive trilogy this week with the limited edition GSX-R600. It comes with an exclusive colour scheme replicating the 1999 factory machine, like "

Top Ten Cult Classics

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"BMW HP2 Megamoto Why? One of the first signs that BMW had loosened its tie and started drinking in the morning. Powered by a highly tuned version of the fuel-injected, 1170cc, 8-valve Boxer engine, it is the most playful BMW "

Stephen Davison Folio

Bikes People

"In the late 80's the youth of Ireland had a narrow escape when Stephen Davison gave up his plans to become a school teacher.  "I would have been a crap school teacher- I was only interested in the steady money "

Ride Fast: Turn Left!

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"There’s a saying ‘The best way to make a small fortune in magazine publishing is to start with a large one.’ But that’s not entirely true. It depends on your targets and motivations. I’m a self-taught journalist. "

Rockers’ Revenge_1

Bikes Culture

"[gallery link="file" ids="13647,13650,13651,13652,13644" orderby="title"] Dressed up like a bunch of dandy highwaymen - and women, marauders spat out of a time-tunnel into the smog of rush-hour traffic in central London. The Mean err...so and sos are a "

Rockers’ Revenge_2

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"‘Dixon of Dock Green’ wasn’t exactly ‘The Wire’. But, back in the fifties, a big percentage of Britain’s population would tune in each week to see wrongs righted and bad ‘uns brought to justice. One episode concerned itself "

Man and Boy

Bikes

"Have a look through your old family photo albums. We bet that there will be at least one picture of a father, son, uncle or brother bestride a motorbike. It might not be a particularly interesting machine. The lighting may "

Techno Philia

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"This is an extraordinary time for motorcycling and an extraordinary time to be a motorcyclist. The horizon has shifted and a new era of automation has arrived – where the once raw, mechanical simplicity of a bike (two wheels, engine, seat) "

Scooterists Forever!

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"-Lemmy of Motorhead famously referred to them as ‘hairdryers.’ To him and his ilk, they are whining little machines whose performance an attitude are a joke compared to the brawn and substance of the classic piece of English Iron. Hundreds "