First published in 1994, this review of the original Ducati 916 would have been a huge deal for Kevin Ash. Not only did the bike define an epoch, but it came shortly after his move from the then-indy Fast Bikes … Continued
Friend, respected colleague, occasional mentor and respected journalist Kevin Ash has died following a motorcycle crash in South Africa. A Fast Bikes alum, Kevin later contributed to The Sunday Telegraph and MCN, where his unsurpassed technical knowledge and ability to … Continued
Kevin Ash emailed me a link to this onboard video just now, saying, “It’s (Triumph test rider) David Lopez lapping within 2 seconds of the supersport record, on road tyres, awesome.” Indeed Kev, the 2013 Triumph Daytona 675 R is … Continued
We do know that Yamaha has a new three-cylinder engine on the way which it’s very excited about. We don’t know why…The engine is very important to Yamaha as it’s symbolic of a return to its old values of innovation … Continued
There are two main technical advances on the 2013 Ducati Multistrada 1200. One is a package of upgrades to the engine, but the second is the real headline: “Skyhook” suspension, semi-active electronics have arrived in motorcycles.
Veteran British motorcycle journalist Kevin Ash recently published an op-ed in which he criticized the mainstream manufacturers for wasting energy and money on motorcycle racing. His line of reasoning went that in these economically depressed times where even the mighty … Continued
It’s time for the motorcycle industry to have a serious think about its priorities, because they’re looking bizarrely skewed right now. The classic mantra tells us that winning on Sunday sells on Monday, but is this really true, or indeed … Continued