Tested: JW Speaker 8790 Adaptive LED motorcycle headlight review

Tested by: John Milbank | £658.80 | www.mobilecentre.co.uk | 01386 212121 Two things annoy me at the moment. One is the performance of many motorcycle headlights, and the other is the number of people who

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Tested: Garmin Zumo 595LM motorcycle sat-nav review

Tested by: John Milbank | £549.99 | www.buy.garmin.com | 0808 238 0000 There’s something of a rivalry between fans of the two sat-nav powerhouses, Garmin and TomTom. Much like users of PCs and Macs, owners

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Tested: Essential Buyer’s Guide: Royal Enfield book review

Tested by: John Milbank | £12.99 | www.veloce.co.uk | 01305 260068 Essential is a word too often bandied about, but these buyer’s guides are just that! Published by Veloce, a few years ago I used

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TESTED: Battery Guard Bluetooth monitor review

Tested by: John Milbank | £29.94 | www.mobilecentre.co.uk | 01386 212121   Oh the irony of testing a device that can give an instant display of your bike (or car) battery, while letting my own

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TESTED: Datatool TrakKING motorcycle tracker review

Tested by John Milbank | £179 plus fitting | www.datatool.co.uk Would you want your motorcycle back if it was stolen? I’ve realised that the time, effort and money I put into a bike – particularly

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Test fleet review: Yamaha XSR700 Cada Día | Part 7 | The ride

1282 miles across France and Spain prove an enlightening experience as editor John gives his customised Yamaha XSR700 a thorough test… I like wearing tights. The discovery was born of necessity, but it’s just one

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Test fleet review: Yamaha XSR700 Cada Día | Part 6

The project Yamaha’s paint is its most striking modification. It had to be perfect. I always wanted Cada Día to look like a factory bike; I didn’t want it to scream ‘look at me, I’m

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Test fleet review: Yamaha XSR700 Cada Día | The luggage

John’s terrible at packing, but this bike had to look as good with its luggage on as it did when bare… The idea for Cada Día began with Kriega (kriega.com). I was going to build a

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Test fleet review: Yamaha XSR700 Cada Día | Part 5

John finally finds an excuse to put his new-found welding abilities to good use… The point of Cada Día has always been that, besides the paintwork, I’d do all the work myself. All the parts

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Test fleet review: Yamaha XSR700 Cada Día | Part 4

Editor John takes the little Yamaha to the dyno as a high-level pipe goes on… Keeping in mind that this needs to be a practical custom bike, I could have kept the stock exhaust, or

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