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You wish you had these skills!

And frankly, so do I. Check out this video of a future trials star, HÃ¥kon Pedersen

Check out this young lad with some serious bike control. A steep slope, wet concrete and a trials bike. I'd be there all day and still end up on my arse.

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"That's one small step for man..."

Jorge Lorenzo unveils special NASA paintjob for this weekend's Portuguese GP

TO CELEBRATE the 40th anniversary of man's first steps on the moon, Fiat Yamaha rider Jorge Lorenzo will wear an astronaut-style paint job on his helmet at this weekend's Portuguese GP.

The Spaniard's lid has been sprayed to look a little like a spaceman's helmet and has Neil Armstrong's immortal words: "That's ...  Continue reading

 

Keep cool, says Rossi

Ice packs within the rider's helmet? Now there's a novel idea

MOTORCYCLE SUPERSTAR Valentino Rossi has been working in collaboration with Italian helmet giant AGV to help racers keep a cool head when out on the track.

Trials have been conducted to assess the benefits of using ice cool gel packs within a rider's helmet to help fight the heat ...  Continue reading

 
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A biker-friendly beer?

Scottish manufacturer launches 1.1 per cent beer: 'Nanny State'

A SCOTTISH brewer criticised for manufacturing Britain's strongest ale has answered his critics by launching the weakest - and calling it Nanny State.

Brewdog came under fire earlier this year when they put on sale Tokyo - a beer with an 18.2% alcohol content. The company hope their new 1.1% ...  Continue reading

 
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"Are you insane?"

Racing legend Bruce Penhall, 52, makes speedway comeback

FORMER DOUBLE WORLD speedway champion Bruce Penhall has made a comeback to racing at the age of 52.

The American legend and 1980's teenage hearthrob took to the cinders once again earlier this week, at the Industry Hills track in California in a special Old Timers Night, reports today's Sun ...  Continue reading

 
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Live from the MV Agusta Brutale 990R and 1090RR launch

I'm checking in from my hotel room in Rimini at the launch of MV's exciting new Brutales

I'm in Rimini for the launch of two new MV Agusta models and thought I'd check in to give you an update on what's happened so far.

We arrived at our hotel, checked in, had a beer and have just finished an in-depth presentation of the new models. It's always ...  Continue reading

 

Rever Corsa 1198: How much?!

More money than sense? Then this could be for you!

UNLESS YOU'VE got between US Dollars 57,000-140,000 to spend then we're afraid to say this exotic confection is off the shopping list.

In another seemingly pointless conglomeration of the best, most expensive components you can fit to a motorcycle, American company Rever Corsa have kitted out a Ducati 1198 in ...  Continue reading

 

Triumph Rocket 3: Hope you like black

More torque and black paint for Triumph's 2300cc triple

COLOURED PAINT must be thin on the ground at Triumph: the company's latest incarnation of their gargantuan Rocket 3 will only available in black when it's released early next year.

And there's more torque, too: 165ft-lbs to be precise - up 15 per cent on last year.

Triumph also say the new bike ...  Continue reading

 
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Aprilia RSV4-R promotional video

Check out this awesome video of the new 'affordable' Aprilia RSV4-R

Aprilia have relased this video of their new - not as trick at the RSV4-Factory - RSV4-R. Check it out, we want one!

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Wheelie with Guy martin at Hein Gericke!

Try the Extreme Wheelie machine - Saturday 26 September - Leeds

LINCOLNSHIRE NUTCASE and all-round top lad Guy Martin, will be making a special appearance at Hein Gericke Leeds on Saturday 26 September.

The Hydrex Honda rider will be on hand from 2-5pm to mug it up for your camera and sign autographs. Guy is sponsored by bike-mad clothing brand Red ...  Continue reading

 
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