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23-time TT winner, John McGuinness, returns to the road racing scene for 2020 on the Quattro Plant Bournemouth Kawasaki
McGuinness confirms Kawasaki Isle of Man TT ride
2020 Triumph Street Triple S 660 revelaed
2020 Triumph Street Triple S revealed
It’s not often you catch a Grand Prix racer at home - it’s even rarer for one to let you in for a nose around. Thankfully for us Moto2 rider, Jake Dixon, did exactly that.
We spend the day with Moto2 star Jake Dixon
What’s the most stolen motorcycle?
What’s the most stolen motorcycle?

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  • First photo of 1209cc three-cylinder tourer from Benelli’s Qianjiang parent company
    Benelli 1200 is China’s most powerful bike yet
  • Combination of port and direct fuel injection promises best of both worldsCombination of port and direct fuel injection promises best of both worlds
    Kawasaki developing dual-injected supercharged engine
  • Chinese firm
    Zongshen creates 850cc Norton twin
  • What’s the most stolen motorcycle?
    What’s the most stolen motorcycle?
  • Updated for 2020 making it faster, lighter, revvier with better tyres and brakes, we ride the new Triumph Thruxton RS.
    Triumph Thruxton RS (2020) - Review
  • Full review of the Bering Balistik Laminate jacket and pants – the warmest motorcycle textiles we’ve worn, at £570, is this the best buy waterproof kit?
    Tested: Bering Balistik Laminate jacket and trousers review
  • Tested: Givi ST608 Sport-T leg bag review
    Tested: Givi ST608 Sport-T leg bag review
  • £2000 Monkey bike alternative with a sense of humour tested
    Sinnis Akuma 125 (2020) - Review
  • Front End Chatter podcast
    Front End Chatter - episode 108
  • Is the infrastructure ready for electric motorcycles? Are they really viable? A feasibility study asks whether bikes will ever have the range or charge time
    Are electric motorcycles really viable?
  • We pick up his journey by sharing photos, comment and stories taken from his own blog as well as those which he shares with us on the occasions he’s got phone service
    Nick Sanders World Ride – Moments #1
  • Front End Chatter podcast
    Front End Chatter - episode 107
  • Can you repair the shock absorber on your motorcycle? Bike suspension can often be rebuilt for as-new performance; full review of K-Tech suspension service
    Can you repair a shock absorber? DIY motorcycle suspension
  • Are braided brake lines better than rubber? How long do they last, what makes a good hose and what should you watch for in cheap ones? Your questions answered
    Are braided brake lines better for your motorcycle?
  • How to remove and replace wheel bearings
    How to remove and replace motorcycle wheel bearings
  • How to sell your bike with ease and avoid scammers
    Riding Advice: My first… eBay Sale
  • How to buy your first classic bike
    What do the words in classic bike adverts really mean
  • Classic Review Laverda 750 | BikeSocial
    Laverda 750 SF (1971) – Classic Review
  • Classic bike review 1991 Yamaha TZR250R
    Yamaha TZR250R (1991) – Modern Classic Buying Guide
  • Top five classics to buy now while they are still affordable
    Top five classics to buy now while they are still affordable
  • Research has shown that motorcyclists are less annoying than 86% of other road users, with elderly drivers, young men, lorries and taxis all more irritating
    Motorcyclists less annoying than 86% of other road users
  • Memories, experiences, launches and even just witnessing a build, what are BikeSocial’s Michael Mann’s best biking moments of 2019
    My Best Bikes of 2019 – Michael Mann
  • Charging Electric Bike
    Could this charging innovation be the moment electric bikes become viable?
  • You’d have to be crazy to buy a 160mph motorcycle and then fits cheap and nasty parts to it.
    Cheap bikes…great bikes…why not have both?