Front End Chatter - episode 189

Front End Chatter


Welcome ladies, gentlemens and ornithologists, to Front End Chatter – episode 189 of Britain's favouritest motorcycling podcast presented by him, Simon Hargreaves, and him, Martin Fitz-Gibbons.

This pod is, as ever, nurtured and natured by Bennetts, the gorram best bike insurers in 'verse, with their wealth of offers, discounts and competitions – and, the website & YouTube channel with all the latest news, views, road tests and consumer info.

And on this episode of FEC we have:

  • Martin's experience riding the Triumph Daytona 660 at its recent launch
  • Simon's experience riding the Moto Gutzi V85TT at its recent launch
  • Norton victims get some of their money back
  • KTM assume control of MV Agusta 
  • and lots more – I mean, if I list it all here it's a bit of a plot spoiler so download the pod and have a listen, is the idea

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