Act of kindness turns into fatal crash
A DRIVER who killed a motorcyclist and his 16-year-old daughter, after parking her vehicle in the middle of the road to let a family of ducks cross, has received a 90-day prison sentence.
Emma Czornobaj has also been banned from driving for 10 years and must complete 240 hours of community service.
A ... Continue reading
EBR 1190RX look-alike could be coming soon
HYOSUNG has confirmed it will soon be launching a new 250cc sports bike called the GD250R.
It’s the first example of an all-new range of motorcycles that the Korean firm is planning to release in the next couple of years.
The A2 legal bike - which bears a striking resemblance to ... Continue reading
Milestone 1190 Adventure rolls off the assembly line in Mattighofen
KTM has broken its personal production record having manufactured more than 100,000 motorcycles at the main factory in Mattighofen in one year.
According to the Austrian firm, the 100,000th motorcycle - a 2015 1190 Adventure - rolled off the assembly line at precisely 9am on Tuesday.
The board of directors and workers at ... Continue reading
New clips will have higher image quality and updated look
NEW computer-generated imagery (CGI) will replace old filmed clips in the hazard perception part of the theory test from early 2015.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) say that current clips are still relevant but the image quality isn’t as clear or defined as modern technology allows.
The way that the test works ... Continue reading
The perfect companion to my flamboyant Harley
I'VE been running this open face DMD Vintage helmet since I bought my first Harley around six months ago.
It’s not what I’d usually wear but I felt as though a bit of 70’s styling was missing from my life, having only ever really owned modern race lids.
If I was auctioning this ... Continue reading
Test your MotoGP knowledge
TO celebrate the return of the British MotoGP to Donington Park in 2015, BritishMotoGP.com has created an online quiz for fans.
Made up of hidden well-known bike phrases and terminology, the 'British MotoGP Christmas Quiz' is designed to test fans' knowledge from circuits to riders through the years.
Guessing the special clue will give players the chance ... Continue reading
And some explosives to spice things up
A STUNT team has pulled off an explosive drift battle on ice racing a Suzuki GSX-R1000 against a Polaris buggy.
Modified with studded tyres and a stretched swingarm for added stability, Juha Ruokolainen drifts the 175hp GSX-R against a very sideways 90hp 4X4 Polaris RZR buggy.
With plenty of slow-motion, high speed drifting and a ... Continue reading
Like a 75hp V-twin VanVan, in the nicest possible way
DUCATI'S marketing machine has been working like one of its V-twin engines this year to leave no one in the world unaware of the new Scrambler.
Never before, probably, has a new model come as less of a surprise. There were teasers and Continue reading
UK allocation number increased
MORE Kawasaki Ninja H2s will be coming to the UK, the Japanese firm has told Visordown.
A Kawasaki spokesperson said that numbers are still limited but more H2s and H2Rs will be reaching UK shores, increasing the original UK allocation.
Martin Lambert, Communications and PR Manager for Kawasaki UK, added: ‘Such has been ... Continue reading
Defective pump could cause the engine to stall at speed
HONDA US is recalling its MSX125 and Forza scooter for a fuel pump issue that could cause the bike to stall at speed.
The report says that a resin bracket inside the pump swells and interferes with the impeller, causing the pump to stop working properly.
Speaking of the safety risk, the National ... Continue reading
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