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Heading the Wrong Way

Welcome back, again. It’s been a while. Again. I started this blog in late 1998, to share thoughts and experiences as a  motorcyclist returning to the fold after a long lay-off, as many of us […]

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Multistrada 1200S: Four-up

Four years? I can’t quite believe it. Where’d they go? Although, looking back suggests that starting and building a couple of companies alongside the renovation of our old Highland farmhouse is going to swallow up a […]

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Riding the Tiger: Panigale 1199S

Kneel on a rug with your hands on the ground in front of your shoulders. Now imagine the rug to be a low-flying magic carpet, responding to your demands at the speed of thought, where faster […]

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Rude Awakening

Leave a bike lying for too long and someone will find a use for it…

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AA: Absolutely Abominable

Ducati contract the AA to provide their roadside assistance. Which would be fine if the AA were remotely capable of carrying motorcycles safely…

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Multistrada 1200S 4/4: Faults, Foibles & Thoughts

The fourth and final part of my full, three-months-on, review of my Multistrada 1200S Touring.

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Multistrada 1200S 3/4: The Alternatives

The third part of my full, three-months-on, review of my Multistrada 1200S Touring.

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Multistrada 1200S 2/4: What’s It All About?

Part two of my full, three-months-on, review of my Multistrada 1200S Touring.

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Multistrada 1200S 1/4: Brave New World

Being the first part of my full, three-months-on, review of my Multistrada 1200S Touring.

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Plus Ça Change (Tweaking Part II)

Now here’s a suprise: The new Multistrada isn’t *quite* perfect. Here’s why…

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