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Have Valentino Rossi in your bedroom!

Stuck for Christmas presents? Get your kids a bit of this!

NINE-TIME motorcycle World Champion Valentino Rossi and Italian company Berloni have signed an exclusive agreement which will allow furniture manufacturer to sell “Valentino-style” bedrooms.

The collection includes a range of beds, wardrobes and various fittings. Company boss Roberto Berloni enthusiastically declared:

“The Berloni brand is very proud to be ...  Continue reading

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Ride a Harley in South Africa

Fancy a ride on the wild side?

ONE FOR THE ADVENTUROUS: Harley-Davidson has recently launched the Western Cape Experience tour in South Africa.

The seven-night trip includes a five-day riding experience aboard the Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Limited. Harley say the 1,000-mile route couples stunning scenery with carefully selected high quality accommodation that represents the Harley-Davidson lifestyle ...  Continue reading


Video: Barry Sheene's 500 stroker on the Visordown stage

Check out one of the greatest sounds in biking on our stage every day

We've got a real treat for you on the Visordown stage at the NEC Bike Show. It's the ridiculously gorgeous Akai Yamaha, ridden by Barry Sheene and now owned by Chris Wilson.

Niall Mackenzie and Jamie Whitham fire it up 3 times a day, just before one of our feature shows. So ...  Continue reading


Bradley Smith joins Visordown at the NEC

Britain's brightest GP prospect joins us at the NEC and gets grilled by the audience

Bradley Smith was on stage with us on the opening day of the NEC Bike Show, where he was grilled by Mackenzie and Whitham, as well as the audience.

He's a great guy, really switched on and had plenty of time for all the fans - I'm not sure I could sign ...  Continue reading


Honda VFR1200 blog: Dearly Beloved

2010 motorcycle launch in a church?

FOR WHAT we are about to receive...

We all know motorcycling's a religion, which may be why Honda chose a defunct church to launch the 2010 VFR1200F - the bike the company reckon will take the sports-touring market by storm.

Rain-soaked Spain is the venue for the European launch of the all-new Honda ...  Continue reading

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And in my front room this evening...

GP legend's racer finds its way into Visordown HQ

NO IT'S NOT an illusion: you're looking at the 1981 Yamaha OW53, ridden by double World Champion Barry Sheene in the first three rounds of the '81 500GP championship.

The bike's owner, aircraft engineering entrepreneur Chris Wilson, has lent the £100,000 GP machine to Visordown for our stand at this year's NEC ...  Continue reading

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Live from the Ducati Hypermotard 1100 EVO launch

The UK contingent have touched down in Sardinia, wired on espresso and bloated from airport pizza

I'm out in Sardinia for the launch of Ducati's Hypermotard 1100 EVO. I can't wait.

I'm knackered from the transfers, been up since 5am and haven't helped myself by necking an espresso at every opportunity. Now it's come-down time!

So Ducati have updated the Hypermotard 1100, and in the meantime they've launched a ...  Continue reading


Ducati Hypermotard 796 video teaser

Check out this short vid from Ducati, showing you their new Hyper 796

Ducati's baby Hypermotard, the 796, went down well at the press launch and we reckon it's going to be a big seller for Ducati in 2010. Check out this video of the Hypermotard 796 in action.

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Proper pic of Ben Spies, cranked and on it

Check out this pic of Ben Spies, on a mission

I clocked this shot on a website called LateBraker and wanted to share it with you. Quality pic of Ben Spies on a mission. Check out the commitment, and that heat haze. Awesome!

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Project Goldhead: Yamaha RD350

Check out this gorgeous custom RD350 fresh from Seattle

I spotted this RD350 custom on cool bike site BikeExif and the first thing Mark Forsyth, who's sat next to me, said to me was: "Those are DG heads aren't they?"

They are. They're part of a trick ground-up rebuild by a Seattle-basec company Twinline Motorcycles. It's a proper work of art.

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