Jock switched from a hypernaked V4 Tuono to the supposedly more humble BMW R1200GS and his world-view changed. Then he realised he was missing something. So he bought an S1000XR and, once again, it’s a game-changer for him. The BMW R1200GS is the secret weapon in the twisties, fooling many
There is something about a fully loaded BMW GS that bikers either love or hate. As Jock found out when he bought his R1200GS, there are many reasons why so many people buy the Range Rover of bikes. There was a time when old buggers like me, even at the
Over 2000 miles, Jock tests the Pirelli Diablo Rosso 3 on a Triumph Street Triple 765 RS on arguably the greatest testing track of them all: The Alps. Black and round ones is the lazy suggestion I all too often give when people ask what tyres they should buy. Why?
Motorcycle trackers are nothing new, but with the surge in bike theft in some areas of the country, Jock thought it was about time his bikes had better protection. You don’t need to be loitering on social media to see that motorcycle theft has risen dramatically in recent years. Whether
Always seeking to get extra welly out of his bikes, Jock McJock tries some liquid alchemy to make his old ‘Blade go just that little bit faster. You have a bike that’s done a few years maybe. You want it to be reliable, you want it to perform as good
Jock, never known to hang around (unless it’s winter) completely unscientifically tests an engine additive to see if they actually work. Shortly after passing my test I had to learn the differences of power and throttle performance long before I could afford dyno time. I raced, hooned and generally misbehaved
In the second and final part of his epic ride around some of the UK’s, no the world’s, greatest biking roads, Jock McJock takes us around the northern shores of his home country. After the previous day took in lochs aplenty and the legendary A87 to Skye, Jock heads along
Race-track tyre tester and long distance mile muncher Jock McJock gets to grips, literally, with the Metzler Roadtec 01. Does it match the hype put out by the manufacturer? No doubt you’re reading this having looked on the internet for some kind of real world guidance to this ‘new in 2016’