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Category: Motorcycle

2022+Vol.1 A Motorcycle

22 April 2022

Pleasure Without Pain

BMW’s S1000XR promises all the performance and agility you could ever want, but with the comfort of a tourer, says Peter Elliott. There’s a strong trend to supertourers at the moment with both Ducati and KTM fielding some strong contenders in the segment, and BMW’s big R1250GS is, perhaps, the...

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24 March 2022

Westward Ho — the great Kiwi road trip

 . Australia is all well and good if you are hankering to travel but why not combine two great pastimes and show your classic car a bit more of Godzone?. By Vaughan Wilson. The West Coast has had a challenging past. Gold and then coal drew in white settlers and it was also exploited for its nat...

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24 March 2022

Pleasant Point Railway

Enthusiasts enable a peek into a more romantic past. By Nathalie Brown Photographs: Brian High. They’re a dedicated lot, these steam railway enthusiasts. More often than not, they’re blokes past retirement age who are happy to spend two days or so each week restoring late 19th- and early 20th...

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e Motorcycle

24 March 2022

Classics BSA Gold Star

WORDS & PHOTOS: RHYS JONES . Twenty-one years ago a reborn Triumph company launched a new and revised Bonneville. It was a modern motorcycle, but with a distinctive 1960s look. Now a reborn BSA company is launching a 2022 BSA Gold Star. Again, this will be a modern motorcycle with a look insp...

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Honda 3 Motorcycle

22 February 2022

Honda Police Specials

“One of the three most significant motorcycles in history” — that’s how Hayden Tasker describes the Honda CB750, considered by many to be the first superbike. He believes the bike changed motorcycling — so it’s no surprise to find three of them in his collection of police specials By Rit...

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22 February 2022

Over The Hill

On the northern edge of the Banks Peninsula, but still close enough to be labelled part of Christchurch, sits Te Onepoto/Taylors Mistake. Kathy Catton investigates the charm of this idyllic Christchurch beach. Story Kathy Catton Photos Stephen Goodenough. At the south-eastern extremity of Christc...

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Twin 1 Motorcycle

22 February 2022

Twin-Triumph Record Challenger

In a pleasant point garage, one man’s passion for the engineering of the past coexists with his enthusiasm for the possibilities offered by the technological innovations of the present. By Ritchie WilsonPhotographs: Brian High and Ritchie Wilson. Marine engineer Gilbert Bailey was in the US for...

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