S 1000 XR © Brake Magazine © 2015

Rated – BMW S 1000 XR

Plenty of hype and plenty of sportsbike-like credentials (plus a ‘don’t take it off-road’ three-line whip) give us plenty to ponder as we test BMW’s S 1000 XR. A Roman road, Carnaby Street, a seat of power, ... Read More...
KTM 1290 Super Adventure © Brake Magazine 2015

Rated – KTM 1290 Super Adventure

KTM has broadened its horizons. At the very top of its three bike adventure range sits the 1290 Super Adventure. It’s a big bike for big bucks but can it live up to the flagship billing, can it really go an... Read More...
BMW R 80 GS © Brake Magazine 2015

Rated – 1984 R 80 G/S

A lot has changed to the GS in the last 30 years and the current generation of motorcycles are so incredibly advanced, controllable and fun to ride it’s hard to see where the charm or the point in stepping back... Read More...
Touratech Aventuro Helmet © Brake Magazine 2015

Rated – Touratech Aventuro Helmet

Touratech might just be taking over the world. Just a few short years ago they made bits for adventure bikes. Now they quite literally make more than my small brain can compute. Walk into a Touratech shop, or p... Read More...
Triumph Tiger 800 © Brake Magazine 2015

Rated – Triumph Tiger 800 XCx vs XRx

Triumph’s popular Tiger 800 ‘dual-sport’ range is ever-expanding with models to suit different riders with different goals in their biking lives. In fact six various specs of the 800 Tiger exist, with the “x” v... Read More...

Rated – Yamaha XT 660 R

A simple design classic for 40 years? Legendary status? Overland hero and learner bike legend? Surely Yamaha’s XT has earned some Brake time?  There is nothing remarkable about this bike. It does nothing... Read More...
KTM 1050 Adventure Review © Brake Magazine 2015

Rated – KTM 1050 Adventure 2015

Afresh face in the KTM bike line-up and a fresh look aimed at welcoming people into its adventure bike range, The 1050 Adventure is a new angle from the Austrian manufacturer but is it as good as we’d hoped... Read More...
TCX X-Desert Boots © Brake Magazine 2015

Rated – TCX X-Desert Boots

Italian boot specialists TCX have been kicking about (pun intended) for a while now. Beginning their bike boot making life with just road race boots (originally branded Oxtar until Alpinestars claimed it was to... Read More...

Rated – 2014 SUZUKI V-STROM 1000 ABS

The V-Strom 1000 is a bike Suzuki needed to update. Continuously outsold by its little brother, the V-Strom 650, the bike eventually ceased production in 2009. The Japanese brand have gone back to the drawing b... Read More...