Great looking bike gets even prettier
GUZZI adds this smart new red colour option to its V7 Stone range for 2014.
It's one of two new schemes, along with green. Currently the V7 Stone only comes in black or white.
The shocks, mirrors, mudguards and side panels are all in black whilst chrome highlights are left on the engine.
Moto Guzzi says this: ... Continue reading
The conspiracy to end motorcycling is not a conscious plan. It’s far worse, argues MAG President Ian Mutch.
INFAMY! infamy! They’ve got it in for me! So cried Frankie Howard in the TV comedy Up Pompeii and so think many bikers who see themselves as victims of government plots.
Most advanced societies have progressively adopted regulations aimed at protecting people from their own indulgences. Road transport has attracted more than ... Continue reading
Tourer treatment for America and styling tweaks for Speedmater
TRIUMPH has introduced a new edition of it its 865cc America cruiser and revised the Speedmaster for 2014.
The America LT (for Light Touring) gets a detachable tall screen, leather saddle bags and a pillion backrest.
On the Speedmaster, components including the wheels, bars, headlight and foot controls get the ‘black treatment’ while the 865cc ... Continue reading
So will they actually make it?
Yamaha has released a video of its PES1 electric concept being ridden on track.
The PES1 concept was on display at the Tokyo Motor Show but now appears to be a very real and functioning bike.
According to Yamaha, the bike will be powered by a brushless motor mounted into a monocoque frame. The ... Continue reading
Ones you could actually buy, that is…
THE term ‘expensive’ is so elastic that it’s hard to pin down exactly when anything crosses the line and becomes worthy of the term.
An M&S smoked salmon sarnie might be expensive to some, while simply strolling around some of London’s smarter areas shows that there are plenty who reckon a Lamborghini ... Continue reading
It reminds me of something...
Is it just me or does the Metallica logo look like it's been a major inspiration for the designer of the new Hesketh logo?
Can we expect to see some more Hesketh moves based on the band's tracks, we've already had Enter Sleeman, let's hope anyone who puts down a deposit doesn't get The Day ... Continue reading
US’ 'BOSS' comes to UK
SUZUKI is set to unveil two new editions of its Intruder cruiser range at the NEC motorcycle show on Saturday.
There’s a new variant of the Intruder M1800RZ with all the chrome replaced with a matt or gloss black finish.
The exhausts, engine, forks, bars and clocks have all turned back. It’s also got ... Continue reading
A lap of Almeria on the sublime Ajo Motorsport KTM mini MotoGP machine
TRACK experiences don't get much better than this.
Gate crashing a Moto3 test session on a 7-time race-winning factory Moto 3 bike, the best seat in the house to witness some of the world's most talented motorcycle racers going about their daily grind.
Check out the end of the clip where I get ... Continue reading
Weise and Keis turn up the heat
TWO new pairs of heated gloves have been launched, from accessories manufacturer Weise and heated clothing specialist Keis.
The Weise Montana Element heated gloves have a Thinsulate thermal lining and heated filaments that run around the fingers.
They have a rechargeable internal battery, so don't need to be wired to the bike.
There's a choice of ... Continue reading
British MotoGP young gun Danny Kent talks to us about chatter, nerves and the secret to going fast
19-YEAR OLD Danny Kent is one of Britain's hottest prospects in the MotoGP paddock. Scouted by Red Bull in 2007, he's on to a good thing. After struggling for a year in Moto 2, the 19-year old has moved back to Moto 3 with KTM (badged as a Husqvarna). In 2012, he ... Continue reading
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