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Schwantz to take part in ‘Race of Legends’ aboard his RGV500

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

Video: Yamaha unveils 2015 YZR-M1

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

Joey Dunlop voted Northern Ireland's greatest ever sports star

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

Robbin Harms to make TT debut

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

Jerez WSBK test day two: Giugliano sets the pace

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

Honda signs Jenny Tinmouth in BSB

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

Video: Ducati 1299 Panigale S review

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

Jerez WSBK test day one: Rea quickest

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

Our Guy in India: Guy Martin back on screens for 1000-mile adventure

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

Test ride a new Triumph Tiger 800

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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