Street Twin is the basis for new Scrambler 900
SPY snappers have caught Triumph’s latest prototype on the road and their pictures show that the firm is working on a next-generation Scrambler based on the new Street Twin.
Given the popularity of scrambler-style machines at the moment and the fact that the old Continue reading
Try to squeeze this lot under your seat
THE DAYS of bodged roadside repairs might be on the wane thanks to ever more reliable bikes and the prevalence of impossible-to-fix electronics but there’s still plenty of reason to carry a basic toolkit.
Being left stranded is a pain at the best of times, but knowing that you could get yourself ... Continue reading
‘Intelligent emergency call system’ will summon help after a crash
BMW IS launching an ‘intelligent emergency call system’ for motorcycles, that will automatically summon help in the event of an accident.
Already available on cars, the technology uses sensors on the vehicle to detect when a crash has occurred and satellite navigation to pass the location on to an emergency service.
It’s ... Continue reading
The Championship standings after the second BSB round
CHRISTIAN Iddon now tops the Championship standings after two solid finishes at Oulton Park this weekend and that pushes Shane 'Shakey' Byrne down to second.
Iddon is 14-points ahead of Byrne in the standings with Tyco BMW Michael Laverty in third only two-points adrift of Byrne. After his win in race one, ... Continue reading
Race results from the second round of the British Superbike Championship
IT WAS Richard Cooper who stepped foot on the top step of the podium for the first time in his British Superbike Championship career in the second race at Oulton Park after holding of Christian Iddon.
A rain shower before the start of the race left teams and riders with a difficult ... Continue reading
LEON Haslam has returned to the top step of the British Superbike Championship podium in the opening race at Oulton Park after holding off Christian Iddon to cross the line 0.103s ahead.
At the start of the race team-mate James Ellison had launched off the line to take the lead ahead of ... Continue reading
Rea's lead decreases as Davies does the double at Imola
REIGNING World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea is currently in the midst of retaining his title, but Aruba.it's Chaz Davies is bridging the gap with only 35 points between them after he did the double in Imola.
Rea's team-mate Tom Sykes is currently third with Michael van der Mark in fourth, 48 points ... Continue reading
Ducati's Davies does the double in Italy
WELSHMAN Chaz Davies has done the double at Imola after leading off the line from pole position whilst Jonathan Rea faced struggles and battles with team-mate Tom Sykes once again.
The weather looked like it was about to take a turn for the worst at the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino ferrari, ... Continue reading
The results from the fifth round of the 2016 World Superbike Championship
RACE ONE at Imola saw Aruba.it rider Chaz Davies take to the top step of the podium was Kawasaki Racing Team's riders Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes were left to fight it out for the remaining podium positions.
From the front row of the grid it was Davies and Rea who got ... Continue reading
Motorcycle Action Group says advice from Surrey and Sussex police is ‘skewed’
THE Motorcycle Action Group has criticised a campaign by Surrey and Sussex police aimed at reducing the number of deaths and casualties on roads in both counties this summer.
MAG believes that by telling riders to use hi-vis clothing and dipped headlights, Surrey and Sussex police are pushing the blame for accidents ... Continue reading
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