Dirt-friendly Beast: Triumph Tiger Explorer XC

Triumph Tiger 1200 Explorer XC 2 web

The XC’s arrival shows that Triumph have answered the demand for a big adventure bike with more off-road ability and confirms that the triple is more than capable of getting its boots muddy. That’s exactly what we did in the Scottish Highlands.

Story: Roland Brown [Read more…]

Yamaha MT-09 : The Endearingly Dark Side Of Japan

Yamaha MT-09 Road Test 01 web

They say the MT-09 represents the Dark Side of Japan — that’s the creative, underground, slightly crazy side, not the rational, calm and conformist view normally presented. We experienced this to the hilt astride the MT-09, which epitomises Yamaha’s seriousness in regaining lost glory

Story: Roland Brown
Photography: Alessio Barbanti, Freddy Kirn & Henny Stern [Read more…]