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Gas Gas Reveal new 2015 Enduro Line up

Gas Gas Reveal new 2015 Enduro Line up

Tuesday, July 1 2014

Gas Gas may not be the most popular bikes in enduro or indeed its presence in top-tier competitions is a rather modest one, but the Spanish manufacturer delivers a very attractive bang for the buck-factor for the endure thrill-seekers.  For 2015, Gas Gas has prepared no less than 11 machines, with displacement ranging between the […]

Valentino's  #THISFORSIC58  Suit is Now up for Auction

Valentino’s #THISFORSIC58 Suit is Now up for Auction

Wednesday, June 18 2014

As from 1pm GMT today the  suit worn by Valentino Rossi during the Italian Grand Prix is up for auction on Ebay. The link can be accessed from Dainese.com. The lucky buyer will receive the authentic suit delivered to his/her place inside a special display case, autographed by the nine times World Champion Valentino Rossi himself. Lining […]

Ducati Team support INTERPOL’S Turn Back Crime campaign

Ducati Team support INTERPOL’S Turn Back Crime campaign

Wednesday, June 18 2014

The Turn Back Crime campaign is racing ahead as the Ducati Team add their support to INTERPOL’s efforts to tackle a wide range of crimes.  At the GP of Catalunya, the Turn Back Crime logo was added to the Desmosedici GP14 machines of Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso and Cal Crutchlow, and Pramac Racing Team’s Andrea […]

Bike Insurer & Honda continues commitment to nurture motorcycle racing talent

Bike Insurer & Honda continues commitment to nurture motorcycle racing talent

Monday, June 2 2014

The Bike Insurer’s Young rider programme got off to a flying start with young Daniel Drayton competing in the EJC last weekend, to continue with developing the scheme for young riders The Bike Insurer will be looking to incorporate the facilities and services of the English Institute of Sport into their development programme. In a […]

Ducati Announce Monster 821

Ducati Announce Monster 821

Wednesday, May 28 2014

Following the successful unveiling of the new generation Monster 1200 at the Milan International Motorcycle show in November, Ducati now introduces the Monster 821, a mid-size version of the exciting new model and the latest entry to the world of Monster. Having delivered over 290,000 Monsters since the original concept more than 20 years ago, […]

Steve Parrish and McGuinness Set for Castle Combe Grand National

Steve Parrish and McGuinness Set for Castle Combe Grand National

Wednesday, May 28 2014

With less than a month to go to the Castle Combe Circuit Grand National, which takes place on June 21/22nd 2014, anticipation is starting to build ahead of the meeting that will see some top stars riding famous bikes as well as a weekend of action-packed club racing around the famous Wiltshire circuit. Headlining the […]

Bike Insurer Wild Card See's Drayton in World Superbike Paddock

Bike Insurer Wild Card See’s Drayton in World Superbike Paddock

Saturday, May 17 2014

The Bike Insurer Begin Youth Development Programme by Giving ThundersportGB Superteen rider Daniel Drayton a Ride at World Superbikes. Opportunities come and go, but this one came along and was grabbed with both hands by Aprilia Superteen rider Daniel Drayton, Daniel who rides under the number 34 in the Aprilia Superteens within ThundersportGB will make […]

Warming up for World Ducati Week 2014

Warming up for World Ducati Week 2014

Friday, May 16 2014

With World Ducati Week fast approaching, preparations along the Romagna Riviera are in full swing to welcome the thousands of motorcycle fans arriving for the most highly anticipated event of the year – World Ducati Week 2014. Hosted at the Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli” from 18-20 July, WDW2014 is sure to be an exceptional […]

Marquez Extends Contract with Repsol until 2016

Marquez Extends Contract with Repsol until 2016

Thursday, May 15 2014

The first major piece of the 2015 MotoGP jigsaw fell into place yesterday with the announcement that Marc Marquez will remain with Repsol Honda for the next two seasons. Marquez made his MotoGP debut with the Repsol Honda team just last season, and went on to take the world title with six wins and sixteen […]

Bridgestone to withdraw from MotoGP™ after the 2015 season

Bridgestone to withdraw from MotoGP™ after the 2015 season

Thursday, May 1 2014

Tokyo (May 1, 2014) – Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) today announced that it will withdraw from the role of Official Tire Supplier to MotoGP™ at the end of 2015 season. Bridgestone, the Official Tyre Supplier to MotoGP™ since 2009, has agreed a one-year extension to its current tyre supply contract with series promoters Dorna to supply tyres […]

Third victory for Team Kawasaki SRC at the Bol d’Or

Third victory for Team Kawasaki SRC at the Bol d’Or

Tuesday, April 29 2014

‘Incredible’ seems to be the correct word to explain the third victory of Team Kawasaki SRC at the Bol d’Or scene at the Magny-Cours race track in the most recent edition of this historical race. After the crash of Matthieu Lagrive during free practice session, all seem to be going wrong for the team, especially […]

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 […]