Slick videos shot on HD GoPros (complete with dubstep soundtracks) are now common place. But back in the late 80s, self shot videos were much thinner on the ground, due to expensive camcorders that were about the same size as a petrol tank and probably just as heavy too.In ... Continue reading
Max Biaggi looks back on his career
"I had the chance to keep going, I had the contract already there just to be signed, but I had decided that was the time, that was the opportunity to retire at the top of the hill. It's like a dream come true"It was strange not seeing Max Biaggi ... Continue reading
The start of a beautiful thing
IN November of last year, we undertook to find the best pair of gloves on the market for under £100.
The Richa Cold Protect came out on top in that test, so, standing by my conclusion, I undertook to make the Cold Protect my everyday glove.
The tests we did on the ... Continue reading
Warning: graphic pictures of Ducati's latest World Superbike
Maybe I'm wired up wrong but these pictures of the Alstare Ducati 1199 Panigale are, to me, more exciting than the latest Sports Illustrated cover.
Just look at that tight chassis, the flowing curves and those cans tucked just out of sight and then compare that to the model on the right.
I ... Continue reading
Or perhaps Foggy's actually pursuing his racing career in the US?
Josh Hayes, long time AMA pro racer and one-time 7th place finisher as a MotoGP wildcard and Carl Fogarty, four World Superbike championships for Ducati and former TT lap record holder.
You never see them in the same place at the same time though, do you?
Alpinestars have updated their popular race-rep glove for 2013
Alpinestars have updated their GP Pro glove for 2013. They feature kangaroo leather on the palm for improved feel, plastic polymer wrist cuffs and their patented third and fourth finger-bridge. They're available in six colourways including these fancy designs that are actually the outlines of race circuits (or the product of ... Continue reading
Because 'it's possible' was a good enough reason for this chap
I have so many questions and unfortunately not enough answers.
Firstly is this a motorcycle or is there is third wheel hidden by the gigantic six-cylinder Jag XK lump?
Just how many metres would you get from that tank (mounted infront of the bars)?
What sort of high-grade metals are used in the spokes ... Continue reading
Camier's last corner crash at Phillip Island
This is Leon Camier's GSX-R1000, looking slightly worse for wear after a seriously fast crash at Phillip Island during testing.
In the background you can see the airfence, gravel trap and if you look hard enough you'll see the circuit.
Camier lost the front at the last corner at over 120mph, the rest ... Continue reading
Need a few standard parts for your 848? Make me an offer.
Calling all 848, 1098 and 1198 owners: I'm havig a garage clearout and these are a few parts I'm selling.
They came off a standard 2009 848 during the process of converting it into an 848 Challenge bike.
I'm on 07889 091 239 and based in SW London, UK. All prices are without ... Continue reading
Robbie Maddison takes to the sky
FMX rider Robbie Maddison likes to joke that he was "born on a bike and came into the world doing a no-hander onto the delivery table".He's sponsored by DC Shoes and features in their very first DC TeamWorks video above. Shot at a military service airplane graveyard in Arizona, ... Continue reading
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