With the bike together and roadworthy, all we needed to do now was to get it road legal. Sigh.
Words & Pics: Rob Harris At CMG we’ve been very interested in the wave of Chinese imports that have been crashing onto Canadian shores in recent years. However, they’ve been plagued by quality control issues, poor parts back up and ‘here today, gone tomorrow’ importers. ADVERTISEMENT There is one import that has caught our … Continue reading Konker KSM200 – What’s in the crate?
After Costa had the DN-01 for a spell in Montreal, Editor ‘arris grabbed it for some touring before handing it over to the usual suspects in Ottawa. Many opinions, but mostly the same.
The DN-01 seems to the bike that motorcyclists love to hate. But that’s okay, because it’s not aimed at you! CMG starts the quest to find out just who it’s aimed at and why they might want one.
CMG has a BW’s 125 for a few months. Editor ‘arris writes the first installment on how we’re finding Yamaha’s latest addition to the BW’s family.
In part 1 of our long-term V-Strom update, we went over the fitting of a whole host of SW Motech parts (kindly supplied by Twisted Throttle), before Mr. Seck took it out on its inaugural dirt ride at one of Rally Connex’s dual-sport events. Everything seemed to hold up well, but then he was babying it … somewhat.
After our initial test (and brief off-road excursion) of the V-Strom last year, we were left with the impression that with the fitting of some aftermarket mods, the 650 V-Strom could be effectively coaxed into the world of dirt.
The criteria for our long term 2003 Yamaha WR450F was simple: What’ll she do? Particularly in the hands of the everyday schmo’s of CMG.
Several thoughts bounced through my head as my knee hit the rock at the bottom of the fast flowing river, with the full weight of the BMW Dakar on top of me …