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2015 British Superbike calendar announced

Cadwell Park has been moved forward to allow for the British GP

FOLLOWING the release of the 2015 MotoGP provisional calendar, the 2015 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship calendar has also been announced and approved. 

The 2015 British Superbike calendar has 12 rounds across eight well knwon UK circuits along with one European round in Assen.

Although British Superbikes will begin on the Easter weekend ...  Continue reading

Miller comments on move up to MotoGP

Valentino Rossi has 'had a word' with the young Australian

AHEAD of the MotorLand Aragon Grand Prix, Jack Miller spoke in Thursday afternoons press conference regarding his move up to MotoGP from Moto3. 

Miller has signed with the CWM LCR Honda team in MotoGP and will move straight up from a 250cc KTM Moto3 bike to an 1000cc Honda RC213V-RS Open spec ...  Continue reading

Provisional 2015 MotoGP calendar

British Grand Prix at Donington Park clashes with Cadwell Park BSB round

THE MotoGP 2015 provisional calendar has been released today.

There are 18 rounds with the new addition of the Termas Del Rio Hondo track in Argentina the weekend after the Circuit of Americas in Austin. 

The British Grand Prix will be held at Donington Park on the August Bank Holiday weekend and not ...  Continue reading

Woman jumps red light next to police rider

If she can't see him, what hope have the rest of us got?

Footage captured on Marylebone Road near Westminster Magistrates' Court, where the driver may soon be making an appearance.

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MV Agusta’s surprise: the ‘Turismo Leggero’

We know what's attached to that wheel

MV AGUSTA jumped on the teaser bandwagon yesterday with a moodily-lit picture of, er, a wheel, in the hopes that we’d all get terribly excited and start speculating about what it might be attached to.

Well, it worked, and we can reveal that it’s 90% sure to be part of a new ...  Continue reading

New Kawasaki Ninja H2 teaser

Yes, another one

THERE may only be four days left until Kawasaki properly reveals the Ninja H2 but to a marketing man that's four more days to tease us.

What this latest teaser video tells us about the supercharged sports bike is that it's covered in carbon fibre and has some wing type things attached ...  Continue reading

Revealed: New Moto Guzzi V7 with traction control and ABS

First on Visordown: Official details and pictures of revised retro bike

MOTO Guzzi has just revealed this new version of its V7, with two-channel ABS and traction control.

The popular retro bike - which is suitable for A2 licence holders - also gets geometry tweaks, with the 744cc V-twin engine tilted forward 4° and lowered 10mm to increase rider leg room.

Both the seat ...  Continue reading

Revealed: Aprilia Caponord 1200 Rally

First on Visordown: Official pictures and details of new Caponord edition for 2015

APRILIA has just revealed official details and pictures of a new edition of its Caponord adventure bike.

The Caponord 1200 Rally has spoked wheels with a 19-inch front rim, hard panniers and a larger screen, plus a protector plate for the sump.

Aprilia had bee due to reveal the model next Tuesday at the ...  Continue reading

Visordown Awards – the winners

Celebrating the best bikes and kit of 2014

THE votes have been counted and the judges have reached their verdicts – these are the winners of Visordown’s first annual awards for the best bikes and kit.

Judges Roland Brown, Martin Fitz-Gibbons and Visordown Editor Steve Farrell debated long and hard to choose a winner and runner-up from our Continue reading

Find new bike 'teasers' annoying? Better not look at this from MV

Why reveal details when you can just send a weird picture?

IT'S either the best or worst piece of teaser marketing ever.

Just now, in Visordown's email inbox, landed this picture from MV Agusta, of a wheel, with no explanation.

The only clue to the purpose of the message lay in the picture file name: 'Worth waiting'. And in the sender: MV's press and ...  Continue reading

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