Italy's GPgarage Moto builds an 80s-style XR600R... The Honda XR600R is the big-bore four-stroke weapon that unseated Kawasaki's KX500 two-stroke to become the new king of Baja. Over its 15-year production run, the open-class thumper would amass a record of wins in desert racing, hare scra
Frankly, the marketing build-up and spec sheet of "The Beast" had Loz terrified – but a funny thing happened when he twisted the throttle on the 1290 R. It didn't kill him. In fact it turned out to be a surprisingly approachable bike for all conditions.