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Kawasaki UK announce 2010 touring dates

Own a Kawasaki? Get involved with organised trip to the Loire Valley

KAWASAKI UK is offering an organised European touring holiday for owners of the company's motorcycles.

The trip is centered around the Loire Valley in central France, with the initial event running between 1 and 3 May 2010.

Priced at £450 for riders and £125 for pillions, the tour ...  Continue reading

Tags: Kawasaki, GTR1400

Blinged-up S1000RR in the making...

Stretched swingarm, custom wheels - check this build on BMW's new superbike

WE SPOTTED THIS on an owner's internet forum earlier today - a stripped down work-in-progress, S1000RR complete with custom wheels and lengthened swingarm.

We're not sure what the owner's got planned next, but we'll be keeping an eye on the progress.

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Hire a BMW S1000RR

Spyder Club gets BMW's new superbike on their fleet

SPYDER Club motorcycle hire club invites two wheeled enthusiasts to join them in southern Spain for 4 days of riding through the mountains of Andalusia on the Aprilia RSV4 Factory, Ducati’s 1198S and the company's latest arrival, BMW’s new S1000RR. 

Guests arrive from the 12th February with the final ...  Continue reading

Tags: S1000RR, Spyder

Video: Sheene: Magnificent 7

Bit of Bazza to perk up your Thursday morning...

GREAT BIT OF retro 1970s action for you this morning, with a quick Barry Sheene tribute video.

Complete with funky disco soundtrack, the short film traces the antics of Sheene at various points through his illustrious career.

It's all old hat, we know, but it's nice to see the ...  Continue reading

Tags: Sheene

VIDEO: Biker lands wheelie and crashes

See what happens when you land a wheelie and your handlebar snaps off

CHECK THESE nutters as they wheelie across Bay Bridge, San Francisco, USA.

One of the bunch lands a wheelie pretty hard, snapping his left-hand bar. Watch as the mayhem unfolds.

It's worth fast forwarding to the end to see the damage to the bike.

And he escaped unhurt

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Tags: video, wheelie, stunt

Julien Dupont versus Budapest

Or is he 'working with' the enviroment?

A GREAT BIT of town centre action in this clip, as French trials ace Julien Dupont takes on the streets and parks of Budapest.

Watch him go!

Somehow, we can't see him getting away with that one in Westminster.

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Tags: Video, stunt

Hilarious Lorenzo sidecar spoof

MotoGP sensation takes passenger on tour of Barcelona

CHECK OUT this cracking bit of video starring Spanish MotoGP sensation Jorge Lorenzo out and about on his scooter outfit on the streets of Barcelona.

Watch as the Fiat Yamaha man negotiates rush-hour traffic, suffers numerous breakdowns and gets pulled over by the Spanish cops.

Great to know these lads can have a ...  Continue reading


Hayden and Stoner go on the piste

Ducati Corse MotoGP get stuck in Italy's finest powder

DUCATI MOTOGP men Casey Stoner and Nicky Hayden took to the slopes today, at the opening of the 2010 Wrooom event at Madonna di Campiglio’s in Italy's Dolomite region.

The annual event celebrates Italy's upcoming motorsport calendar; press conferences with the two Ducati Marlboro Team riders, Casey Stoner and Nicky ...  Continue reading

Tags: motogp, stoner, hayden

Westminster Parking war takes a new twist

We had to laugh at this one...

IF YOU'RE a regular visitor to Visordown's news pages then chances are you'll know about the ongoing feud between Westminster Council and the borough's biking fraternity over the recent introduction of the controversial bike parking charge.

So, as you can understand, we had a bit of a chortle at this Photoshop ...  Continue reading


The unseen Honda collection

Lurking deep inside a California warehouse...

IN AN UMARKED warehouse in Torrance, California, lies a collection of classic Honda cars and motorcycles from the past four decades - most have never been seen by public eyes.

The collection was started by a former executive of American Honda, Tom Elliott, Honda USA's executive vice president for sales, ...  Continue reading


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