From Paso Robles to Peru, the April/May issue of Ultimate MotorCycling magazine brings you the best from around the globe. Arthur Coldwells rockets the new MV Agusta F4 at the famed Almería Circuit in southern Spain, and takes four new KTM street bikes–the RC8, RC8R, Supermoto T and Supermoto R–on and around the track at Laguna Seca.
Taking it a bit easier, Mike Schulte explores the Paso Robles wine country on a Ducati GT 1000 and Shawn M. Pickett (and his wife Jane) test the new Star Stratoliner Deluxe through California’s Pauma Valley.More performance coverage comes from Jess McKinley’s take on the new Ducati Hypermotard 1100 EVO SP and Mark Gardiner’s in-depth coverage of the hub-steering Suzuki GSX-RADD prototype. Don Williams kicks back on the new Harley-Davidson Wide Glide, riding it through the Rocky Mountains and the meanest streets of Los Angeles, and lives to tell the tale. Speaking of tales, Neale Bayly’s unforgettable story of his philanthropic return to the Hogar Belen orphanage in Peru.In the studio, we have the Norton Commando 961SE and Tim Robel Concepts’ muscular Yamaha R1 Bushido–a high-performance custom like you’ve never seen. In the Clubhouse, we visit Logan Riese, JeanRichard and drink some Redline Coffee. Product reviews include the best from LeoVince, Tour Master and Bazzaz, as well as a look at the Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom SE and Sidi’s latest Adventure boots.