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Caption That: Soft aftermarket pillion seats launched

It's our weekly caption competition. Check out everyone's funny captions and leave your own

WELCOME to Visordown's weekly caption competiton, where you can show just how funny you are by adding your witty comment to the latest from our weird picture archive. 

Go on then, get on with it.

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Suzuki launches Datatag scheme for used models

Equipped machines four times less likely to be stolen than unmarked bikes

Suzuki GB has launched a Datatag scheme for it’s used models, following the success of the Master Security Scheme.

Launched last year, the industry-backed Master Scheme consists of fitting almost every new motorcycle with Datatag security technology.

Datatag permanently but invisibly marks your motorcycle or scooter, making it identifiable to the Police in ...  Continue reading

Man hides his motorcycle under paddling pool after police chase

Escapes police and then leaves evidence beneath a children's paddling pool

A MAN who fled from police on his motorcycle later tried to hide it under a children’s paddling pool.

According to the charging documents, a police officer from Roy, Washington, saw the motorcycle rider make an illegal turn. When the officer turned on his police siren, the motorcyclist refused to stop, riding ...  Continue reading

Indian Roadmaster coming for 2015

1811cc tourer joining the line-up

THE REBORN Indian brand is to get at least one new model in 2015 – the Roadmaster.

The bike’s name isn’t new, Roadmasters have appeared at various points in the firm’s history, but new documents show that a 2015 version has passed emissions tests in America.

The bike is listed, along with the ...  Continue reading

Kevin Schwantz returns to UK racing

Former GP racer gets a Norton ride at Goodwood Revival

FORMER 500cc World Champion Kevin Schwantz is returning to UK racing for the first time in 20 years.

The American Grand Prix racer will be riding a 1950 Norton Works 500 ‘Featherbed’ in the Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy at the Goodwood Revival on September 12-14.

The fifty-year-old last raced in the UK when ...  Continue reading

Ducati Scrambler - latest picture

New leaked photo shows Scrambler in detail

HERE'S the latest shot of Ducati's forthcoming Scrambler, leaked after the firm showed the new model to a small number of fans at World Ducati Week in Italy.

The Scrambler was unveiled at the Misano circuit last Friday in a room where no mobile phones were allowed. Like that was going to ...  Continue reading

Tax disc scrapped from October

DVLA issues reminder that motorists will soon no longer receive a tax disc

THE DVLA has announced a reminder that from 1 October 2014, the paper tax disc will no longer need to be displayed by motorists.

Road users will still need to tax their vehicle but will no longer receive a tax disc.

The DVLA will send a renewal reminder when vehicle tax is due to ...  Continue reading

Arai launches limited edition Joey Dunlop replica helmet

Arai calling it the most authentic replica produced

ARAI HAS launched a limited edition run of 300 RX-7 GP Joey Dunlop replica helmets.

The Japanese helmet manufacturer is calling it the most authentic replica produced, using the actual design and sponsors from 1985.

The design will feature the Northern Irish radio station DownTown Radio logo on the side of the iconic ...  Continue reading

World first test: Hesketh 24 review

Everyone notices a 106dB V-twin – especially the police

WHEREVER you look this year, someone seems to be reviving a historic British motorcycle marque.

The first new Brough Superior in 73 years is due to go on sale sometime soon, a 140hp, £50,000 V-twin called the SS100. Ariel has made its first motorcycle in over 50 years, ...  Continue reading

Crash tested: Shark Race-R PRO Carbon helmet review

Ye ye, so it's got a five star SHARP rating. But how does it actually hold up in a spill?

IF I HAD to judge the effectiveness of a helmet from a SHARP safety rating or a real-world test, it probably comes as little surprise that I’d go for the latter every time.

A five-star SHARP rating is comforting, but in my opinion, there’s just no replacement for coming off the bike, ...  Continue reading

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