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Video: Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled Review

Meet our new mate, Des. Launched in the Sierra Nevada desert in Spain, Ducati’s latest addition to the Scrambler range could well be the best derivative yet, despite Bologna engineers injecting additional off-road genes into the Desert Sled. And the fact it looks like an old Yamaha XT is an added bonus. The Desert Sled isn’t just a Scrambler with… Read more →

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Triumph Bonneville Bobber Review

I suppose I could compare Triumph’s Bonneville Bobber to mushrooms. Not those naughty magic ones, just simple everyday mushrooms that provide unconditional taste sensations to billions of people around the world. Having spent years neglecting ‘shrooms through a bizarre trepidation, I eventually sampled the blighters well into my 20s and was stunned by their taste, humble yet handsome flavour and… Read more →

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Video: Triumph Bonneville T100 Review

Fresh from an overhaul for 2017, Triumph’s Bonneville T100 was treated to a mini UK press launch in Hinckley and I spent the day freezing my knackers off in the Leicestershire countryside. At least I looked cool. It’s a bike that delivers just as much at 10mph as it does at 80mph, which encompasses the mantra for this very sector:… Read more →

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Video: Scrambler Sixty2 Launch – EP02

Apologies for the radio silence. We’ve been embroiled in a super-hectic fortnight of hedonism, stag sessions, and circumnavigating the globe. Well, Austria and other morsels of western Europe to be precise. But fear not, as we’re back in full 44Turbo mode with the second episode of the Ducati Scrambler Sixty2 launch in Barcelona. You may recall last time when we… Read more →

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Video: Ducati Scrambler Sixty2 Launch – EP01

Months ago, we were cordially invited to the Ducati Scrambler Sixty2 launch in Barcelona. Both of us. 44T en masse. Brilliant. The downside? Sharing a bed. This is Ducati’s first assault on the A2 segment and the A2 segment’s first premium entry in a field of budget, sparrow-limbed steeds.   The launch itself featured everything we’ve come to expect from… Read more →

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Video: Yamaha MT-10 Review

Better later than never – and filmed primarily at the glamorous resort of JHS Racing – here’s our comprehensive review of Yamaha’s MT-10 in video formateo. Baron blagged his way onto the world press launch for 44T near Almeria in Spain and came back incoherently jizzing over its crossplane workings.   Now and then, a bike will come along and fuck… Read more →

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Video: Yamaha Tracer 700 – First Ride

Fresh from a Brexit comedown (and a non-fictional Glastonbury one too), 44Teeth headed to the Dolomites in Italy for the European press launch of Yamaha’s Tracer 700: a sports-touring middleweight based heavily on the MT-07. First there was the XSR700 offshoot to appease the modern retro heads. Now there’s a genuine mile-munching option based on Yamaha’s budget best-seller. There’ll be… Read more →

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Yamaha MT-10 Review

44Teeth jetted off to Almeria in southern Spain for the European press launch of the spanking new Yamaha MT-10, and a spot of sausage tapas. It’s not a naked R1 (the MT, not the tapas). Firstly, let’s address the looks. It’s caused great debates amongst the 44t social interwebs and seems to divide opinion, violently. It’s like Brexit but actually… Read more →

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Video: Bridgestone S21 Review

It’s not every day you get to shred rubber like Ron Jeremy under the floodlights of Yas Marina, yet Baron did so aboard a feast of 2016 machinery. Here’s all you need to know about Bridgestone’s all-new S21 rubber in 14 minutes.     Read more →

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Metzeler Racetec RR K3 Review

Tyres: the final say in whether we remain upright or kiss the tarmac, and an ever-subjective topic for every one of us. Rubber technology and R&D has been drastically enhanced recently to cope with the demands of the latest crop of 200bhp howitzers and, such is the grip on offer, only human (sometimes subconscious) or mechanical errors are the cause… Read more →

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Video: 2016 MV Agusta Brutale 800 Review

Proving that peak power means bugger-all, and Euro4 restrictions don’t necessarily have to render the job in tatters, the 2016 MV Agusta Brutale 800 may well be the new king of naked middleweights. By making the Brutale less brutal and more accommodating to a wider range of pilots, MV has created an absolute weapon. We got the chance for some… Read more →

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Ducati XDiavel Review

It’s not often one receives an opportunity to fly halfway around the globe to ride luxury bikes in the equally luxurious California sunshine. Fortunately for me, recent events migrated from dream scenario to real life scenario when Ducati invited 44teeth to the XDiavel international press launch in San Diego. Let’s get straight down to the nitty gritty – I’m not… Read more →