New 250cc sports bike to arrive in the UK next year
HYOSUNG has unveiled the GD250R, a full-faired sports bike based on the GD250N that we spotted at EICMA last year.
The Korean motorcycle will be launched in India in July and is expected to go on sale in Britain next year.
The GD250R uses the same 250cc single-cylinder engine as used ... Continue reading
And it's electric
US ELECTRIC bike maker Lightning Motorcycles is promising to unveil the world’s fastest production motorcycle this Saturday.
The LS-218 electric superbike is claimed to make over 200hp and 168lbft.
It takes its name from the top speed of 218mph recorded by a prototype race bike version at Bonneville salt flats in 2011, on the ... Continue reading
Meet Ducati stars Carl Fogarty, Chaz Davies and Davide Guigliano for a commemorative dinner hosted by Eurosport presenter Matt Roberts
DUCATI UK is hosting an exclusive dinner for 120 guests to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first of Carl Fogarty’s four world championship wins.
The dinner will take place on Saturday May 24 at Donington Park during the British round of World Superbikes.
Fogarty will be guest of honour, answering questions about ... Continue reading
Around the world in 360 degrees
Fancy riding somewhere a little different? Three years in the making, this ‘selfie’ video by adventure rider Alex Chacón is inspiring stuff. Even more so when you realise he’s raised plenty of money for orphanages along the way.
A gallery of the hottest grid girls from this weekend's WSBK round
Doesn't really matter what we say here, does it?
How about some more?
MotoGP Jerez 2014, WSBK Phillip Island, Argon, Assen, MotoGP Argentina 2014, MotoGP Austin 2014, WSB Istanbul Park, WSB Silverstone, WSB Imola paddock girls, Continue reading
Long-term review part three
LAST week I travelled over 200 miles in one day on the J300 to get to the launch of Avon’s new tyre in Wiltshire.
The launch was roughly 110 miles away from London, but more importantly, provided a perfect opportunity to test what kind of mileage the big scoot gets from a ... Continue reading
The MT-07 has a subversive attitude few Japanese bikes can muster these days
IN October I bought a new Suzuki SV650S because, at £4,975 list, it seemed the best value motorcycle on the market by about a mile.
I didn’t know that Yamaha was about to launch an instant classic, for £5,200.
I picked up my MT-07 long-term test bike a week ago, and got as far ... Continue reading
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.
Let the captions commence!
Onboard video of the Top 1 Oil Ack Attack Streamliner reaching a peak speed of 394mph
Rocky Robinson breaks the motorcycle land speed record using the Top 1 Streamliner powered by a 1000hp turbocharged twin-Hayabusa engine setup to reach an average speed of 376mph.
It's old... But cool nonetheless.
Thousands of riders around the world predicated to travel by PTW throughout the week
THIS year, thousands of riders around the world are predicted to travel by PTW (powered two-wheeler) during Ride to Work week.
The official Ride to Work day will take place on 16 June 2014, kick-starting Ride to Work week which will last until 22 June 2014.
The motorcycle industry uses the campaign to ... Continue reading
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