Road-going model gets KQS, ESD, KEBC… and lots of other acronyms
KAWASAKI has revealed the electronics package fitted to the Ninja H2 by giving us a glimpse of its dash in their latest teaser video.
Made up of an analogue tacho and digital display, the H2’s dash shows us the street-legal bike will come fitted with traction control, a quickshifter, launch control, ABS ... Continue reading
Colin Edwards and wife Alyssia try comedy
WE'RE not sure if we just watched a promo video for the new Yamaha R3 or an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm. It had MotoGP legend Colin Edwards in it so we’re plumping for the former.
The video was published on Yamaha USA's Youtube channel last week, at the same time as ... Continue reading
BSB racer Ellison answers questions from his fans
DURING a recent visit to MCA Leicester, BSB racer James Ellison took time out to answer some questions from his fans during an hour-long Q&A. The Lloyds British GBmoto Kawasaki rider revealed his side of ‘that’ Lorenzo incident, how special ‘fast socks’ make all the difference during races and ... Continue reading
The auction is 'stinking', says Peter Fonda
THE chopper said to have been ridden by Peter Fonda in Easy Rider was sold at auction for $1.35 million (£838,000), despite claims it might not be the real thing.
Californian auction house Profiles in History sold the Captain America bike along with three letters of authenticity and some post-movie history this ... Continue reading
Pictures of high-spec Dragster 800 leaked
PICTURES of MV Agusta's new Dragster RR have been leaked online ahead of the official unveiling.
The shots show the new version of the Dragster 800 has spoked wheels, Marzocchi forks, a steering damper and a choice of red and white or red and black paint schemes.
It's not known whether the 798cc ... Continue reading
With the pressure off double MotoGP world champion tries 'a different race'
THERE was drama for the Repsol Honda Team at Phillip Island as neither Marc Marquez nor Dani Pedrosa completed the race on Sunday.
Marquez has already been crowned the 2014 MotoGP world champion and has nothing to lose - however crashing out of the race probably wasn’t the plan.
The young Spaniard ... Continue reading
The 38-year-old makes history by becoming BSB champion for a fourth time
SHANE 'Shakey' Byrne has become the 2014 British Superbike champion, his fourth British Superbike title.
Buildbase BMW's Ryuichi Kiyonari was unable to race any of the three races this weekend at Brands Hatch after crashing in Free Practice three and fracturing his left collarbone.
Milwaukee Yamaha's Josh Brookes commented on Kiyonari's misfortune during ... Continue reading
First ever MotoGP podium finish for Brit Bradley Smith at Phillip Island
MONSTER Yamaha Tech 3’s Bradley Smith crossed the line in third at the Australian Grand Prix on Saturday, taking his first ever MotoGP podium.
The Brit started from fourth on the grid and made a break to keep in touch with the leading group. A few sketchy moments saw the 23-year-old drop ... Continue reading
The battle for second continues between Rossi, Lorenzo and Pedrosa
MOVISTAR Yamaha's Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo are still battling it out for second place in the Championship with Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa still in with a chance too.
Marc Marquez has already been crowned the 2014 MotoGP world champion scored zero points at Phillip Island after crashing out.
Rossi's win at Phillip ... Continue reading
Disappointment for the Repsol Honda Team whilst Bradley Smith takes first podium
ITALIAN Valentino Rossi took his second win of 2014 at Phillip Island on Sunday with Jorge Lorenzo in second, while Bradley Smith finished on the podium for the first time in his MotoGP career.
2014 MotoGP champion Marc Marquez crashed out while leading. The Repsol Honda Team faced more disappointment as Dani ... Continue reading
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