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Ride magazine August 2014 cover


Two huge subjects dominate the new issue of RiDE, on sale now: travel and riding kit. We test the latest touring bikes, we look at how to buy a used Harley tourer at a good price, we go chasing the autumn sun in the South of France, and we highlight the very best kit in our annual Best Buys feature.
The two subjects are inextricably linked. You can’t ride a long way without decent kit; and by riding a long way you discover which kit really is up to the job. However cool something may look, it’s useless if it leaves you cold, wet and uncomfortable. We’ve suffered so you don’t have to… 



Features in this months' issue...

Best Buys

Whatever your budget, here’s the very best riding gear. Jackets, gloves, boots our experts share their wisdom on how to choose it and how to use it.


Tourers test

Think touring bike and you’re probably thinking BMW. But the latest alternatives from Yamaha and Triumph could make you think again.


Sunseeking in the South of France

We discover some of France’s finest roads on the Aprilia Caponord one of 2014’s most underrated bikes.   


Yamaha MT-125

The latest addition to Yamaha’s streetfighter-style MT line-up is a brilliant 125 that’s far more than just a learner bike.

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