In this mad issue, we bring the Ducati Panigale V4 and the Desmosedici RR to create one incredible story. We also sampled the Speed Twin in sunny Spain and came back tripping on this clever alliteration, sorry iteration, of the Triumph Bonneville. Back home we try to figure out which bike is best for what kind of motorcycle tourer, and go dirty dancing with the Triumph Tiger 800 XCx. Meanwhile two of our boys have a mother of fight trying to decide whether girls dig biker boys or would rather go scooting around this V-Day. Plus there’s all the action from Dakar 2019. And we keep PEDDLIN’ on as we explore what’s a good bicycle for a beginner and how you should go cycle shopping. All this, and much more in the pages of our magazine.
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Ultimate V4s: It’s the classic then and now story as we bring together the spanking new Ducati Panigale V4S and the Desmosedici RR.
Get Out: Triumph Tiger 800 XRx or Ducati SuperSport S or H-D Street Rod or Suzuki GSX–S750, what would you pick if you went bike touring?
The Eighth Wonder: Cosying up to the Triumph Bonneville Speed Twin in Mallorca, and coming back grinning.
Out of the Box: It’s the coolest bike in the block but does the FB Mondial HPS 300 ride well?
Speed Dating: You need a set of wheels if you’re going to get lucky with the ladies this V-Day. So, scooter or bike? Our boys settle the debate with the racy KTM 125 Duke and the funky TVS NTorq.
Parallel Lives: Here’s the story of two American-at-heart motorcycles, the RE Interceptor and the Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster, but with British souls.
Eye of the Tiger: Taming a Tiger on dirt is easier than it sounds, because this is the off-road biased XCx.
Humble beginnings: The B’Twin My Bike does the basics right but is it a great choice for first time riders?
Dunes of Hazard: All the action from the most unforgiving race of the planet, the Dakar 2019.
Art of cornering: Catch the grand finale of the Thrill of Riding series as we lay bare our black book of cornering secrets.