1993 world champion joined by Wayne Gardner, Freddie Spencer, Christian Sarron, and other former titleholders
FORMER MotoGP world champion Kevin Schwantz will ride in the upcoming World GP Bike Legends races aboard his iconic Suzuki RGV500 XR84.
The 1993 500cc world champion will take part in the ‘Race of Legends’ at Jerez, Spain, on June 19-21, alongside Wayne Gardner, Freddie Spencer, Christian Sarron, and other former titleholders.
The ... Continue reading
Spot the difference. Or just behold the beauty
YAMAHA has just unveiled its 2015 YZR-M1 MotoGP bike in this video.
The bike was revealed at the Movistar Yamaha’s official team launch in Madrid today by the team's riders Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo .
It’s got a slightly different tank to last year’s one plus tweaks to frame, slightly bigger air outlets in ... Continue reading
Road race legend beats George Best in poll
ROAD race legend Joey Dunlop has been voted Northern Ireland’s greatest ever sports star.
Twenty of Northern Ireland’s sporting greats were shortlisted in the Belfast Telegraph’s poll, and Dunlop was voted number one by the newspaper’s readers.
Footballer George Best was runner-up and golf’s Rory McIlroy third.
Dunlop achieved a record haul of 26 ... Continue reading
Danish rider to compete in four TT classes on Honda machinery
ROBBIN Harms, former World Supersport rider, is set to make his Isle of Man TT debut.
The Dane will this year ride for the TC Racing/DP Coldplaning Team, run by former racer Mick Charnock.
Harms will compete in the Superbike, Superstock, Supersport and Senior races on Honda machinery.
Harms competed in the World ... Continue reading
Private test finished, official World Superbike test starts February 16
ITALIAN rider Davide Giugliano topped the timesheets on the concluding day of the private pre-season WSBK test.
Giugliano set an impressive time of 1:39.332 at Circuito de Jerez in Southern Spain. The Ducati Superbike Team rider was almost a second quicker than the current outright lap record set by Loris Baz last ... Continue reading
Fastest woman ever around TT gets factory BSB ride
JENNY Tinmouth has signed for the Honda Racing team in this year's British Superbike championship.
Tinmouth will ride a Superbike-spec CBR1000RR Fireblade in a three-rider line-up with Jason O'Halloran and Dan Linfoot.
Cheshire-based Tinmouth, 36, holds the record as the fastest woman around the Isle Man TT’s Mountain course with a 119.946mph lap.
She is also the first ... Continue reading
Watch Ducati's new 205hp superbike get spanked around Portimao
Visordown's Luke Bowler rides the new Ducati 1299 Panigale S at the International press launch in Portimao.
What a machine.
Read the full review
And reigning WSBK champion Sylvain Guintoli crashes out
DAY ONE of private testing at Jerez de la Frontera saw an all-British top three with Alex Lowes and Tom Sykes second and third respectively and Jonathan Rea quickest.
Non-stop eight hours of track time saw Rea, on his KRT ZX-10R, lead the rest of the field with a competitive time of 1:41.327s ... Continue reading
Guy Martin will join a bike gang, sleep rough and compete in a race for new show
GUY Martin is returning to TV screens this weekend in a two-part documentary which sees him undertake a 1000-mile road trip across India.
At the end of the journey the 33-year-old will compete in a race at Rider Mania, the world’s largest gathering of Royal Enfield riders.
Channel 4's ‘Our Guy in India’ ... Continue reading
National dealer launch this week
TRIUMPH is offering test rides on the new Tiger 800 range at its national dealer launch this week.
The British firm will be unveiling the new XRx and off-road biased XCx model at 6pm on Thursday January 29 at dealerships.
The new bikes now come with standard fit traction ... Continue reading
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