Front End Chatter - episode 150

Front End Chatter


Hello and welcome to Front End Chatter Episode 150, presented as ever by Martin Fitz-Gibbons and Simon Hargreaves, and supported by Bennetts, the bike insurance specialist, and, your one-stop on the interwebs for everything bike-related – and don’t forget to check out Bennetts’ YouTube channel with a stack of new bike launch videos, consumer advice and how-tos.

And on this Christmassy episode we have:

  • Some bad bike jokes
  • FEC at the NEC; our chat on stage with Mr Jamie James Whitham live at Motorcycle Live
  • Triumph's new Tiger 1200 gets more from less
  • BSA's Goldstar gets something from nothing
  • Ducati's Desert X gets it white first time
  • John McGuiness returns to Honda for the NW and TT


  • why Sargent seats are good
  • how having kids changes motorcycling
  • synthetic fuel alternatives to electric as the future
  • ...and loads of chit-chat in between

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