This month Jamie Elvidge brings us her take on both the 2020 BMW R1250R naked roadster and the R1250RS sport-touring bike. She gushes over these two bikes, which she says are similar machines with different personalities. Jamie had a tough time finding fault with either one, but she does have her favourite.
Also in this issue, Costa Mouzouris sent us his account of the 2020 Triumph Street Triple RS from the press launch at Cartagena, Spain, where he was able to test the bike on the road and on the track. Mouzouris was quite impressed with the 2020 version.
Shane Scott is no stranger to danger and loves speed, as is evident by his racing experiences in many forms of two-wheel competition. He’s even taken on the mountain at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. But attempting a land speed record was still lingering on his to-do list. Read about his challenges and experiences in adding another accomplishment to his resumé of speed.
Our travel feature this issue comes from Curtis and Karen Nickel. When medical complications threatened to quash their plans of a motorcycle trip they resorted to Plan B and, against doctor’s advice, proved that a good motorcycle ride really is the best medicine.
There is no question that Honda’s CX500 was a strange animal in comparison to the other machines that Honda has produced. That didn’t deter one builder from taking on the CX500 and making it his own. Our custom feature showcases Bob Klemenchuk’s exquisite creation.
All this and so much more in the April 2020 issue of Motorcycle Mojo magazine.