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Review your classic sportsbike - win prizes!

Got an old SRAD or maybe a VFR400 tucked away somewhere? Review it and win prizes!

VISORDOWN'S motorcycle reviews section has more than 950 bikes listed and over 2,600 owner reviews! But we're always looking to add more user reviews, so that Visordown readers have all the information they need to be able to choose their next bike.

Well done to member Pisquick for winning a prize last ...  Continue reading

IOM TT-winning bike and BMW F750 go under the hammer

Racing bikes go up for auction in Las Vegas

TWO rare racing motorcycles will go up for auction in January at the Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction.

A Vincent Isle of Man Clubman TT-winning bike and an ex-1973 Daytona 200 1972 Butler & Smith BMW F750 will be going under the hammer at Bally’s Hotel and Casino on January 9th.

The Vincent is a ...  Continue reading

Get an 'A-Level' in motorcycle mechanics

New A-Level standard qualification in bike mechanics to boost opportunities for young people

MOTORCYCLE mechanics can be studied to A-Level standard from next year in an effort to boost opportunities for young people.

It's one of the subjects covered by 142 new A-Level standard vocational qualifications, called Tech-Levels, which ministers hope will help young people find jobs. 

The Tech-Level in Motorcycle Mechanics and Repair Principles is endorsed ...  Continue reading

McWilliams and Hodgson: Trend setters

No words necessary

So me and an old school mate @TomGaymor were chatting about the banter we'd had today with Jeremy McWilliams and Neil Hodgson over Twitter. They'd got a fair bit of grief for the picture I posted up there on the left. We decided there and then, ...  Continue reading

Marc Márquez & Pol Espargaró

Start 'em young

I've got no idea what's being said here (despite the subtitles) but if i had to guess I imagine it's probably summed up by 'young' and 'fast'. I wonder if those watching this race realised that this mini-Marquez would go on to become the youngest ever MotoGP World Champion?

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Video: Kawasaki 'J' concept in action

Shame it's computer-generated action

IT seems to answer the question no one asked. Kawasaki's 'J' Concept, recently unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show, has four wheels but can still lean, and changes shape on the move, altering everything from the wheelbase to riding position.

Don't try to picture it. Just watch the video.

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2014 MotoGP calendar updated

Late-season 'triple-header' has been shuffled, Jerez no longer subject to contract

THE provisional MotoGP calendar has been updated and published today ahead of the 2014 season, although there have only been a couple of amendments.

The Spanish event at Jerez in May is no longer subject to contract, but the main alteration is the reshuffling of the late-season 'triple-header'.

The start of the triple-header ...  Continue reading

Honda team withdraw from BSB

No official Honda BSB team, but several guest riders will make 'wild card' appearances

HONDA have confirmed they have withdrawn from the 2014 MCE British Superbike Championship as a new title sponsor was unable to be found. 

Due to title sponsor Samsung Mobile not renewing their contract with Honda and reigning BSB Champion Alex Lowes moving up to the world stage, the team will now use ...  Continue reading

Hero worship: David Jefferies

Remembering DJ.

David Jefferies, a road racing legend.

I came across these pictures in our archive and wanted to share them. Whenever I see an OGK helmet, I think of DJ. Swift leathers, DJ, V&M R1s, DJ.

Gone far too soon.

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Motorcycle pop-up health clinic

"To give health services to the people in rural areas"

A POP-up health clinic attached to a motorcycle has been on show at an international health summit.

The motorcycle has a sidecar-style fitting to it that holds vaccinations, needle destroyers and general healthcare items.

The equipment enables the medic rider to carry out blood pressure checks, general healthcare checks and “even small surgery ...  Continue reading

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