Aprilia Tuono V4 Factory Review

by Jeremy Webb The Naked Bike market is growing both in sales and models from all manufacturers. It reflects the demand from bikers for visceral and thoroughly engaging machines and a return to motorcycling that puts the rider at the heart of the riding experience. I felt this when riding the fantastic Aprilia Tuono V4 […]

Test riding the Aprilia Shiver 900

First impression… A sweet looking all-rounder that I was pleasantly surprised at the fact it was easy to push around and manoeuvre – even on my slanted gravel driveway! At 5’7”, I’m not the tallest rider and found the ergonomics to be very comfortable, with only minor adjustments to levers and mirrors required for everything […]

John Crockford

Introducing John Crockford, our resident test rider at Dearden Motorcycles From many years at schoolboy motocross, John ventured into road riding at the age of 16. After staring down the barrel of his 2nd ban for speeding, he decided to take to the racing scene. Within 5 years he achieved top British Superbike privateer status and […]