Front End Chatter - episode 137

Front End Chatter


Hello and welcome to Front End Chatter Episode 137 in the long-running series of 137 so far, in which Simon H and Mufga, a pair of motorcycling outfluencers, talk about motorbikes and motorcycling – and are supported in their endeavour by the mighty Bennetts, the bike insurance specialists, and, the wonderful world of widing on the web. 

In this episode we have:

  • MotoGP from Portugal, wherein did Marc Marquez return to the fray and managed to score more points in one race than Valentino Rossi has in the first three. And although his body may be weak, it took only a few minutes to discover the Marquez spirit is still strong.
  • a brief summation of a first ride on KTM’s new 1290 Super Adventure S
  • a few impressions from the first big trips on Suzuki’s 2021 Hayabusa
  • and Mufga’s final road test (maybe for a while, maybe not) on Aprilia’s Tuono 660
  • how hot is too hot to ride a bike?
  • best tourer for a six-footer with a sportsbike background?
  • why a Kawasaki KLX230 might the answer to reliving your biking youth (if you could buy it in the UK)
  • best sporty all-round tyres for a custom-built Suzuki SV650…
  • …should used scrubs from racing be used on the road?

 …all this and much, of so much, more!

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