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Honda Racing completes pre-season testing

Honda Racing completes pre-season testing

Tuesday, April 1 2014

The Honda Racing team has completed its final pre-season test at Magny Cours in France in preparation for the 2014 Endurance World Championship, which begins with the Bol d’Or 24-hour at the same circuit in just over three weeks time (26/27 April). The team was blessed with warm and dry weather during the two-day event, giving the […]

Testso Suzuki Hands over the Honda Presidency

Testso Suzuki Hands over the Honda Presidency

Tuesday, April 1 2014

After 5 years at the top of HRC Testso Suzuki will hand over the reins of Honda to Yoshishige Nomura. Mr. Suzuki will begin a fresh challenge in a new Honda department where his role will be to lead a new team to create captivating bikes for Honda fans Worldwide. Mr. Suzuki commented on his time […]

Ducati announces world’s first production motorcycle wirelessly integrated with airbag riding jackets - The Multistrada D-Air®

Ducati announces world’s first production motorcycle wirelessly integrated with airbag riding jackets – The Multistrada D-Air®

Monday, March 31 2014

  Ducati introduces first ever production motorcycle wirelessly integrated with airbag riding jackets Italian innovation makes significant contribution to two-wheel safety Ducati Multistrada D-Air® model  available in Europe only, from May 2014 onwards Ducati announces the introduction of the Multistrada D-Air® model, featuring a fully integrated, intelligent system of sensors wirelessly connected to Ducati Apparel […]

Police looking for Help with A5 Collision

Police looking for Help with A5 Collision

Tuesday, March 18 2014

A collision last Sunday on the A5 near Towcester Race Course has left a 33-year-old motorcyclist suffering life-threatening injuries, the incident involved  four motorcycles and two cars. A black Mitsubishi L200, being driven by a 50-year-old man, was on the A5 northbound, waiting to turn right into the racecourse, when a grey Yamaha R6, being ridden […]

AGV Veloce Helmet Achieves 5 Star Rating

AGV Veloce Helmet Achieves 5 Star Rating

Wednesday, March 5 2014

The Safety Helmet and Assessment Rating Programme (SHARP) team awarded the AGV GT Veloce helmet with the maximum score for safety: 5 stars. The SHARP programme was started in 2007 by the UK Department of Transport, aiming to provide all motorcyclists with an independent safety assessment regarding many of the helmets available on the market. […]

New Diavel Unveiled

New Diavel Unveiled

Monday, March 3 2014

The brand new Ducati Diavel made its first public appearance at a special preview presentation in Geneva, during the prestigious Volkswagen Group Night. On the eve of the 84th edition of the International Motor Show of Geneva (running from 6-16 March), Claudio Domenicali (CEO of Ducati Motor Holding) personally unveiled the new model on stage […]

Benelli Open New Factory in Brazil

Benelli Open New Factory in Brazil

Wednesday, February 12 2014

Benelli have spread their wings and opened a new factory in Manaus (Brazil), where all motorcycles models of Benelli and Keeway will be assembled for South American. Boasting a new production area of 12,500 square meters, in addition to the nearly 100,000 sqm of Bramont factory already existing, was inaugurated in recent days at the […]

New Range of Centre Stands from Wemoto

New Range of Centre Stands from Wemoto

Wednesday, February 12 2014

Need a new Centre stand for your Bike or Scooter? Wemoto stock an extensive range of motorcycle and scooter standard replacement centre stands, as well as a range of centre stands for custom, retro and adventure bikes that do not originally come fitted with them. The Wemoto range of centre stands are all fabricated and […]

Yamaha Announce Global Racing Program

Yamaha Announce Global Racing Program

Tuesday, February 4 2014

At a Press conference today in Sepang, Yamaha announced the newly established basic policies and positioning of its motor sport activities, the race series for the 2014 season and the Yamaha riders and teams that will be competing in them. As well as outlining this season’s direction for MotoGP, the pinnacle of motorcycle road racing, Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi from the Yamaha […]

Introducing the Brammo Empulse And Empulse Plus

Introducing the Brammo Empulse And Empulse Plus

Monday, February 3 2014

The first pictures of the Brammo Empulse and Empulse R electric bikes, the world’s fastest electric production motorcycles are available to see on our Facebook page: ww.facebook.com/bikeinsurer The Empulse machines now come with the proven liquid-cooled engine, the marvelous “just like the real thing” 6-speed gearbox and fast charging. The integrated J1772-spec charging system can […]

Tommy Aquino Dies at Piru Ranch MX Circuit

Tommy Aquino Dies at Piru Ranch MX Circuit

Monday, February 3 2014

Horrible start to the week with Tragic news, American racer Tommy Aquino has been killed in an accident involving 2 riders at the Piru Ranch MX Circuit just outside California. Ventura County Fire Department responded to reports of the crash at approximately 12:30 p.m. local time, One rider was reported dead at the scene, and a […]

Yamaha  Team up with Fiat Professional for 2014

Yamaha Team up with Fiat Professional for 2014

Sunday, February 2 2014

Yamaha  have today announced the extension to its long standing working partnership with the Fiat Group as Fiat Professional join the Yamaha Factory Racing Team as Official Sponsor and Official Supplier of vehicles for the 2014 MotoGP season. The Fiat Professional logo will be visible on all team equipment as well as on the nose […]

Tom Collects the RAC Torrens Trophy

Tom Collects the RAC Torrens Trophy

Wednesday, January 29 2014

Tom Sykes was in London’s Pal Mall last night to collect yet another trophy to celebrate a sensational season,  Tom was given the coveted RAC Torrens Trophy during a special ceremony in London. Tom was handed the trophy by the last winner, James Toseland. “I feel very privileged that the Royal Automobile Club considers me […]

French Police Issued with BMW S1000RR's

French Police Issued with BMW S1000RR’s

Saturday, January 25 2014

Travelling through France this year? Taking a bike trip around France? Be carefull out there as the French police can now boast the BMW S1000RR in their fleet, Police around the world do have a good line up of motorcycles in their arsenal such as Harley Davidson Ultra Glide in New York, BMW R1200RT in […]

Eugene Laverty wins Irish Motorcyclist of Year award

Eugene Laverty wins Irish Motorcyclist of Year award

Friday, January 24 2014

For the second time,  Eugene Laverty has been named as the Enkalon Irish Motorcyclist of the Year at the annual Adelaide Motorcycle Awards night in Belfast. Eugene from Toomebridge won the trophy for a second time for nine race wins and finishing second overall in last year’s WorldSuperbike Championship. Eugene made it a double celebration by […]