Race wins galore but nary a top-line championship to their name
AS MUCH as racing is about talent and tenacity, there’s also a giant side-order of luck involved in the career of every rider; the roll of the dice can mark one out for greatness while another disappears and deny some hard-working, race-winning riders from ever having the championship trophy on their ... Continue reading
With 140hp, Triumph's 2016 Speed Triple still hasn't caught up with the likes of BMW's S1000R - but it doesn't need to, argues Steve Farrell
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All 18 rounds have now been confirmed
THE FIM and Dorna have released the official and final calendar for the 2016 MotoGP World Championship.
Minimal changes have been made since the provisional calendar as the British round is still set to take place at the beginning of September as opposed to July which was seen in the first provisional ... Continue reading
Triumph Tiger Sport gets latest 1050 engine, new electronics and taller adjustable screen for 2016
TRIUMPH has just revealed this new Tiger Sport, the updated 2016 model we told you was on the way.
It’s got the latest version of Triumph’s 1050cc three-in-line engine, as used in the 2016 Speed Triple, with a ... Continue reading
Petition calls on the Government to ensure the safe return of former motorcycle journalist John Cantlie
A NEW petition is calling on the Government to raise awareness and ensure the safe return of former motorcycle journalist John Cantlie, held captive in Syria by ISIS for over thee years.
Cantlie, who edited Two Wheels Only and Visordown magazine before becoming a war photojournalist, was captured in Syria in November 2012.
He ... Continue reading
Former racer's bail cancelled
FORMER superbike star Sean Emmett faces no action over the death of his wife in a hotel window fall during their honeymoon in 2013.
Surrey Police said the dad-of-three's bail had been cancelled after a lengthy investigation.
Abbie Emmett fell from the fourth floor of a Dubai hotel in February 2013, days after the ... Continue reading
But Silverstone will host MotoGP for the next two years while construction work takes place
THE Circuit of Wales is expected to name the insurance company Aviva as its financial backer for the £300 million project in the Ebbw Vale area of south Wales.
According to BBC Wales, CoW's Chief Executive Martin Whitaker has said that an announcement will be made ‘very soon.'
Another spokesman for the circuit has ... Continue reading
Eurosport has secured a new contract extension with Dorna to broadcast the World Superbike championship until the 2019 season
Eurosport has secured a new contract extension with Dorna to broadcast the World Superbike championship until the 2019 season with the broadcaster set to celebrate its 20th anniversary showing the series in next year.
The new deal sees World Superbikes stay on Eurosport for 2017, 2018 and 2019, and it ... Continue reading
Is the small sports bike war about to heat up?
SUZUKI is set to enter the small-capacity sports bike market with a GSX-R250R, according to one of Japan’s more reliable motorcycle news sources.
The front cover of the latest issue of Auto-By magazine shows a mocked-up image of the GSX-R250R that it believes is on the way.
To keep up with its rivals, Suzuki is ... Continue reading
RC213V-S to spawn a WSBK machine? It might make sense, but the price will have to be slashed
JAPANESE bike mag Auto-By often has its finger on the pulse when it comes to new models so the fact that it’s picked up on rumours of a new Honda RVF1000 V4 superbike adds a hefty dose of credibility to them.
The bike’s existence was first hinted at by a patent, filed ... Continue reading
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