Tag: 2017

TT: Dunlop eases to Supersport victory

Michael Dunlop dominated the opening Supersport race on the Isle of Man. WIth the race being delayed because of rain, what should have been a morning race became an afternoon on drying roads for the Supersport competitors. Not that this mattered to Michael Dunlop at all. After briefly...

TT: Hutchinson takes Superbike opener

We had to wait a while, but it was worth it. After the delays caused by the changeable weather at the Isle of Man all week, today finally saw the opening Superbike race of 2017, and it was worth it. After taking the lead on the fourth lap,...

Ride Review: Triumph Bonneville Bobber 2017

Can there really be such a thing as a ‘factory custom’? Okay, before we get started, I feel that I should offer some full and frank disclosure. I have an awkward relationship with Triumph Bonneville-based machines. There, I said it. I’ve always found the modern Bonneville to be underwhelming...

BMW bike Q1 sales up by 5.5%

It’s the best ever start to the season for BMW Motorrad apparently. In the first three months of 2017, BMW Motorrad delivered 35,636 motorcycles and scooters to customers. That’s 1,848 more than they managed to ship in the same period of 2016. 2017 has seen BMW come out...