MOTORCYCLE TRADER #295
What’s inside Motorcycle Trader this month?
Road tests & features:
Big-bore LAMS comparo
The second generation of large-capacity LAMS bikes is now with us and learners are definitely the winners. Motorcycle Trader takes seven of them on a 1500km round trip with surprising results.
Find out who the contenders are and how they rated in issue #295
Triumph Tiger 800 XRx
Not every adventure bike owner wants to go bush bashing. Chris Harris looks at Triumph’s alternative, the Tiger 800 XRx.
Launch report: BMW R1200R
Cam Donald climbs off his race bike and finds how the other half lives – and he likes it.
“Although this engine is said to be the same as that fitted to the GS, it’s actually a little better,” he says.
Launch report: 2015 BMW F800R
Cam also tested BMW’s F800R, a baby of the big-bore range and a popular entry level Beemer.
Ducati 125 Sport.
Believe it or not, you can fall asleep while riding. Heather Ellis investigates the phenomenon of the microsleep.
– Winter gear guide
Greg Leech sorts the myths from the facts.
– Yamaha SR400
And don’t forget to enter our custom Yamaha SR400 competition. In this month’s update, there’s just a couple of finishing touches to go…
Plus there’s more:
– Shed Masters
– Our bikes: Rob Blackbourn’s Suzuki SV650
– Your photos
– Cam Donald’s ‘Life in the Fast Lane’: Preparing for this year’s Isle of Man TT
– Future classics, plus we look at buying and selling at auctions, all the latest gear and accessories and hundreds of motorcycles for sale.