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New: AGV Pista GP Soleluna

Limited edition design for 2013

Rossi fans will be pleased to hear that there's a new sun and moon replica helmet from AGV. Less pleasing will be the price, as the limited edition carbon fibre 'SOLELUNA 2013' Pista GP costs £999.99. Still, that price should guarantee some exclusivity.

Here's the skinny from MotoDirect:

This ...  Continue reading

Rossi & Crutchlow cause Silverstone sales spike

Performances on track help UK ticket tally

THE Doctor's return to victory at Assen was swiftly followed by a significant surge in ticket sales for next month's MotoGP round at Silverstone.

With Rossi back on form, coupled with Cal Crutchlow's continued success and growing 'alien' status, Britain's flagship motorcycle racing event is looking to be a busy ...  Continue reading

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Concept Ninety at Goodwood

40 iconic BMW motorcycles on show to celebrate 90 years of BMW Motorrad

BMW Motorrad will be celebrating their 90th anniversary at the prestigious Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend. 40 historic and current BMW motorcycles will be on show, with the Roland Sands designed Concept 90 making its UK debut.

Other BMW motoryclces on display are to include the 1923 R 32 (BMW's first ...  Continue reading

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MV Brutale Corsa revealed

‘Cos what everyone needs is a faster, more expensive Brutale

THERE seems to be no limit to the number of limited-edition models MV Agusta is able to launch and with the new Brutale Corsa it’s added another to the list.

According to the firm’s slightly tautological press release, the 158bhp machine (that’s the same power as standard for the range-topping 1090RR) is ...  Continue reading

Scrapin' the Coast

(Whilst everyone's watching)

Scrapin' the Coast is a popular car and truck show that takes place in Biloxi, Mississippi. It seems one rider heading down to this year's show seemed to take the name literally.

I think when the rider says "y'all was in the way" he must've been talking to those grains of sand ...  Continue reading

Lincoln motorcycle dealership celebrates 50 years

Webbs of Lincoln to open new Triumph showroom

THIS Thursday, Webbs of Lincoln will celebrate 50 years in business by opening a new £150,000 Triumph Showroom. The motorcycle dealer, which also has a Peterborough branch, will be hosting a two-hour launch in the evening, starting at 6:30pm.

BSB tickets and Triumph clothing an be won in a prize draw on ...  Continue reading

Andy McGladdery in fatal crash

Former TT racer dies in road traffic accident

ANDY McGladdery was involved in fatal crash yesterday morning when his Kawasaki ZX7 collided with a car near Darlington. The car driver and three passengers were unhurt in the incident.

A statement from Andy's wife and his sons, Nick and Dan, said that "He was the sort of man who would do ...  Continue reading

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BSB 2013: Snetterton Race Results

Lowes and Byrne battle it out in a fiery contest at the front of the field

IT WAS one of the hottest race weekends in recent years for the Snetterton round of the 2013 British Superbike Championship, and the intense heat certainly took its toll on the riders with one of the highest attrition rates we have seen so far this season. At the front, however, the ...  Continue reading

New colours for Thunderbird, Tiger Exporer & Street Triple

Summer makeover for Triumph models

SOMEONE at Hinckley has taken the crayons to the drawing board as several of Triumph's models have had a colour makeover this summer in a move that "widen's choices for riders".

Launched just last year, the 1215cc Tiger Explorer adds crytsal white and matt graphite to the current graphite and sapphire blue. ...  Continue reading

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Padgetts condemned by employment tribunal

Long-serving manager at Padgetts awarded five figure sum

STEVE Hodgson, former long-serving manager of the Isle of Man’s Padgetts Direct outpost of large Batley-based dealership Padgetts, has been awarded a five-figure compensation package following his departure from the business last year.

A unanimous Employment Tribunal verdict published on 19 April found that Hodgson, who had managed Padgetts’ Manx Suzuki franchise ...  Continue reading

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