Redefining Efficiency

So here’s a question: which motorcycle engines are the most efficient? And before you all jump up and tell me that the smaller the engine, the more economical it is, that’s not actually quite what I asked, although many perceive fuel economy and efficiency to mean the same thing. Conventional wisdom holds that because motorcycles are generally…

Room/Service

There are a lot of hidden costs that come with any kind of vehicle ownership. It’s very easy to be seduced by a low sticker price (or finance payment), and forget all the other things that add up to make you reconsider walking or cycling to work after all. One of the more expensive items…

Suspension: It *Does* Make A Difference

I finally bit the bullet and replaced the Bandit’s rear suspension. After much consultation with a local tuning shop, I was advised that a Nitron Sport shock would suit my needs best, the higher spec gear only apparently noticeable if I suddenly started doing continuous track days. They took measurements of my weights, as well as…