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Ride magazine August 2014 cover


In the November issue of RiDE, on sale now, we ride three bikes that use 21st century technology to deliver the time-honoured biking dream of riding fast, in comfort, all day long. In stark contrast to that power-packed trio of Suzuki Hayabusa, Kawasaki ZZR1400 and BMW K1300S, we also look in detail at two economy-minded bikes:the future-focused BMW C Evolution electric city bike, and the simple but highly effective Suzuki Gladius 650 – great value new, even better value as a used buy.



Features in this months' issue...

Hyperbike special

Their horsepower and top speed figures are awe-inspiring, but what’s even more amazing about the BMW K1300S, Kawasaki ZZR1400 and Suzuki Hayabusa is that they make superb everyday bikes too. We go for a no-holds-barred blast, and look at the best ways to get one for as little as £6000.


Used Gladius

How £3000 can get you a good-handling and characterful V-twin that’s easy to live with and cheap to run.



Getting gloves the right size and shape is a problem for countless bikers – but we’ve found the solution: made-to-measure gloves at a much lower price than you might think. 


Fit a chain oiler

Extend your chain life and minimise mess by fitting a chain oiler yourself. A couple of hours very well spent.

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