As gangly trackers continue to give low slung cafe racers a literal thumping in the popularity stakes, certain donors rise to the top; and it’s normally the Honda XR which most type into the search bar first. There are alternatives abound, but they require a little more looking for, like Suzuki’s long-standing DR650. Not commonly found in the EU thanks to the interfering luddites in Brussels, Suzuki instead deemed fit to bring the flatulent Freewind to our shores. But as with the Dominator, behind the plastic lies the prime ingredients for a thumpingly good time.

      During your stay at Haydarpasha Palace, you can enjoy splendid tastes with elegant presentations… In addition to the main restaurant , which has a capacity of 1800 guests and a large terrace, five a’la carte restaurants which  Ottoman, Italian, Seafood, Far East and Steakhouse  offering different tastes from the cuisines of different countries are the gastronomic privileges of our Palace… While being attracted to the tastes at the grand open buffet at  La Gare Restaurant, you will also enjoy the elegant presentations in Pullman Patisserie. You can taste all unique tastes of world cuisines at the a’la carte restaurants and remember them for good…