2015 Yamaha MT-07 Moto Cage is released

The 2015 Yamaha MT-07 Moto Cage

The 2015 Yamaha MT-07 Moto Cage is being promoted as a new motorcycle concept by Yamaha, and given the ‘adventure’ makeovers given to other new bikes, who are we to argue? Except this time the target market isn’t aspiring Dakar racers – instead the Japanese firm has decided to offer something to the young, hip, […]

1972 Yamaha YDS7 250 for sale

1972 Yamaha YDS7

Fancy a classic 1970s two-stroke? We last mentioned ‘friend of Rescogs’ John Wyszomierski when he was reviving a Ducati Monster on a budget in his kitchen. That bike went to a good home, and he’s now looking for a buyer for his 1972 Yamaha YDS7 250 to allow him to fund a new purchase. The […]

The 2015 Moto Guzzi V7 II unveiled

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The 2015 Moto Guzzi V7 II adds two-channel ABS and traction control to the existing V7. The engine has been lowered 10mm and tilted forwards by four degrees, which means more leg room and allows the seat height to also be dropped. As a result, the rider foot pegs are 25mm lower as well. The […]

The 2015 Aprilia Caponord 1200 Rally revealed

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The 2015 Aprilia Caponord 1200 Rally has been revealed, and as the name suggests, it’s a variation of the existing bike which looks a little more like it can handle some rallying action. The main points are spoked wheels with a 19-inch front rim, a larger screen, and protection for the sump, oil cooler and […]

New 2015 Honda VFR800X Crossrunner

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It’s not long until the 2015 Honda VFR800X Crossrunner goes on sale in the UK in early December 2014. The original VFR800X launched in 2011, using the 9-year-old VFR engine in a more dual-sport and adventure package of parts. For 2015, the Crossrunner obviously proved successful enough to deserve some tweaking. So you’ll now get […]

Why you should check out AMA Pro Racing on Youtube

Why you should check out AMA Pro Racing on Youtube

If you want to watch MotoGP, World Superbikes or British Superbikes in the UK, then you either need to cough up for a subscription (online or for a paid TV channel), or consider switching your internet service just to get a free sport channel. Or make do with limited coverage of the highlights on an […]

National Motorcycle Museum hit by thieves

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The National Motorcycle Museum has been hit by thieves who have stolen priceless trophies and caused thousands of pounds of damage in the process. While a list of what has been stolen is being compiled, there has been a £20,000 reward offered for information leading to their recovery. The losses are likely to include world […]

Changes to road tax laws

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Make sure you are aware of new road tax laws which take effect from October this year. One of the new rules means you can’t sell the road tax with a vehicle. The most talked about aspect of the changes is that as of October 2014, paper road tax disks will no longer exist. From then on, you’ll […]

Honda MB-5 becoming a lightweight classic

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The Honda MB-5 (Or Honda MB50) might have been slower than most of the other mopeds as the 1980s began, but it did have the looks to make other 50cc rivals look old hat. Starting with the Honda MB50SA in January 1980, suddenly the Yamaha FS1E and Suzuki AP50 looked like they were from an […]

Rare pair of collectable Kawasaki Z1s for sale

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Want to kickstart a classic Kawasaki collection? There’s not just one low chassis number 1972 Kawasaki Z1 up for sale on eBay at the moment, but a pair of them! The duo are chassis numbers 212 and 213, with engine numbers 176 and 244. They’ve both been rebuilt and restored with new bearings, new valves […]