Ladies' textile suit launched for spring
FINNISH premium motorcycle clothing manufacturer Rukka has announced a new textile suit for women.
Rukka says that the Belle suit is "made for those who demand maximum wearing comfort as well as a body-hugging fit" and is "distinguished by a pleasant fit and soft feel while at the same time offering ... Continue reading
This year's pre season washout will just generate more excitement for the fans come April
THE combination of bad weather in the UK and a European testing ban means that most BSB teams will now start the season with very little track time. This sounds like a disaster for the top teams but history has proved this isn’t necessarily true and it sometimes doesn’t matter how much ... Continue reading
Head for heights required
Point-of-view videos are nothing new, but it's certainly a surreal sight to see a bike 40 metres up in the air drop completely away from the rider.Skip to the 14 minute mark to see the jump. You can see another KTM in the air (albeit in an unplanned flight) ... Continue reading
Two new spring collection jackets
ALPINESTARS has released a new performance leather jacket and a sports textile jacket.
The Celer is a leather technical jacket for street and track riding. A MotoGP‐derived perforated back hump and Alpinestars' Dynamic Flow Control zippered vents to keep you cool, and strategically-placed stretch paneling for an excellent fit. The Celer sells ... Continue reading
First the clothes, then the bikes?
BACK in December 2012, we announced that the venerable Matchless marque would be making a comeback.
The men behind it, the Malenotti brothers, have clearly got a slightly different image in mind for the brand than we might have hoped. New bikes look to be pretty low down the agenda - ... Continue reading
"Watch the clutch"
I can understand that seeing Johnny Depp appear from out of nowhere might be distracting to a rider. Obviously not content with damage caused to the Honda in the video above (as a direct result of his on-track presence) Depp gets on the bike to go for a spin then crashes ... Continue reading
Versatile multiseason jacket for men and women
REV-IT has released a new 3/4-length seasonal touring motorcycle jacket.The Levante has a full mesh outer shell with an easily removable, two-in-one fully waterproof thermal liner, which can be zipped out and stored in the back pocket.The jacket has Knox Lite CE-approved armor at the shoulders and ... Continue reading
Seeing is believing...
IT won't help you travel back in time, but Italian accessory manufacturer Rizoma's new 4D mirror promises to help you see things more clearly.
The aspheric mirror is said to increase the rider’s peripheral vision, while adding a dash of style to your motorcycle.
The mirror has slightly convex glass and a marked area ... Continue reading
Gorgeously simple. Endless courage needed.
The simplicity of this 1916 Indian Board Track Racer is what makes it so beautiful.
Board Track was popular during the early part of the 20th century where cars and motorcycles competed at these stadiums where the surface was composed of wooden boards. It was an idea copied from velodromes used across ... Continue reading
Snap of Ducati's ultra-exotic Panigale ready to be shipped
Here's a pic from inside the Ducati factory in Bologna. These Ducati 1199R Panigales are destined for the USA; the bikes are being shipped to Texas for the 1199R launch at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA).
The picture above reminds me of the picture on the right, which was one of ... Continue reading
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