'I love Bruce to bits and I wanted to give him the best motorcycle in the world', says team boss Clive Padgett
NEW ZEALAND'S Bruce Anstey is set to race a Honda RC213V-S in this year's Superbike and Senior Isle of Man TT races.
The Valvoline Racing by Padgett’s Motorcycles team have confirmed that the Flying Kiwi will have a race prepared version of the V4 machine for the Superbike and Senior TT races.
Anstey, ... Continue reading
First clear look at long-awaited 800cc Street Triple replacement
WE'VE seen blurry long-lens pictures and a shot from behind as it disappears - and now we finally get a proper look.
This is the new Street Triple, photographed near a Triumph test facility in Spain.
Thought to have had a capacity hike from 675 to around 800cc, after ... Continue reading
Who says they don't approach real celebrities? It's Ronnie Pickering!
RONNIE ‘One Punch’ Pickering is making headlines again after taking to Facebook to announce he will not be appearing on Celebrity Big Brother, so stop asking (had many people asked?)
Pickering, who shot to fame last year after demanding ‘Do you know who I am?’ of a baffled ... Continue reading
Following initially positive signs of recovery, his condition has deteriorated over the weekend
RYAN Farquhar has been moved back to intensive care following his crash at this year’s North West 200.
A spokesman for the Belfast Trust has said that Farquhar is ‘seriously ill’.
After losing the front of his bike at the Black Hill section of the Port Rush circuit during the Supertwins race at ... Continue reading
‘R5 Hommage’ pays tribute to 80-year-old model
BMW has unveiled this concept paying tribute to the R5, using an original 500cc boxer-twin engine from the 1930s model but fitted with a supercharger.
Called the R5 Hommage, and marking the 80th anniversary of the launch of its namesake, it’s been otherwise crafted entirely from scratch by Swedish custom-builder brothers Ronny ... Continue reading
Injunction bans ‘unauthorised ride outs’ in the town
HARLOW council, with the support of Essex police, has taken out an injunction against motorcyclists that bans them from taking part in so-called ‘unauthorised ride outs’.
Harlow council has used the injunction, which came into force on Saturday and is believed to be the first of its kind in the UK, to ... Continue reading
Leon Haslam leads with Shane Byrne 3-points adrift
LEON Haslam heads up the Championship standings after the usual two races at the Brands Hatch Indy Circuit on Sunday whilst Shane 'Shakey' Byrne closes in after a race two win.
After winning race one Haslam remains at the top of the tables, but with a race two win Byrne is now ... Continue reading
Race results from the third round of the British Superbike Championship
SHANE ‘Shakey’ Byrne stepped back onto the top step of the podium after winning a battle with Richard Cooper and Leon Haslam in the second race at the Brands Hatch Indy circuit.
It was Luke Mossey and James Ellison who led the pack into Paddock Hill Bend for the first time with ... Continue reading
LEON Haslam claimed the race one win at Brands Hatch this weekend on the Brands Hatch Indy circuit over James Ellison as the two JG Speedfit Kawasaki team-mates fighting for the.
Ellison had fired off the grid to lead the pack into Paddock Hill Bend for the first time ahead of pole-sitter ... Continue reading
Reigning World Champion Jorge Lorenzo remains at the top of the standings
AFTER winning the Italian Grand Prix in Mugello, Jorge Lorenzo leaves Italy with a ten-point advantage over Marc Marquez in the Championship standings.
A hefty 25-points has ensured that the reigning World Champion remains on top ahead of the rest of the field with Marquez second and Rossi down in third with ... Continue reading
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