Can the Honda now compete with Kawasaki's Ninja 300?
THE SPECIFICATIONS of Honda's new CBR300R were revealed as the bike was unveiled at a motor show in China.
The new CBR300R features a 286cc single cylinger engine, producing a claimed 30.4bhp and 20lbft of torque and it also features Honda's PGM-FI. Although Honda haven't confirmed anything to us, it appears that the new CBR300R's engine is simply ... Continue reading
Rider sentenced to 20 months’ jail after hitting the back of a slowing car
A MOTORCYCLIST has been jailed for causing the death of his pillion passenger after the bike they were riding hit the back of a car.
Shaun Southgate had denied causing the death of mum-of-three Ailson Wilson by careless driving but was found guilty by an 11-to-one majority at Warwick Crown Court last month.
Following an ... Continue reading
Amazing ride by plucky Brit
SAMSUNG Honda’s Alex Lowes has won his first ever MCE British Superbike Championship after dicing with mixed weather conditions at Brands Hatch.
The triple-header weekend went ahead in mixed conditions which led to the title fight being decided in the final race of the Showdown as both title contenders Lowes and Shane ... Continue reading
I've ridden KTM's new Super Duke and lived to tell the tale. Is it as mental as KTM make it out to be?
KTM’S 1290 Super Duke R is the most intimidating-looking motorcycle I’ve seen in a decade.
It’s angular, sharp, stocky and chiselled. It’s bright orange. It boasts a 1,301cc V-twin engine and 180hp. As if that wasn’t enough; it’s a KTM. Remind me of the last boring KTM you rode? Exactly.
When they were ... Continue reading
Lowes crowned youngest ever BSB champion
Brookes scores a hat-trick as championship goes down to the wire
The British Superbike Championship was once again decided in the very last race of the season, as Shane Byrne and Alex Lowes were inseparable throughout a year of intense close racing. The pair came into the Brands Hatch GP triple-header finale separated by just a single point.
Race one on Saturday saw ... Continue reading
Rule changes throw the 2013 season wide open with two races left to run
A gallery of the best looking grid girls and paddock babes from around the circuit
We go down under to find you the best of the Austrailian grid girls from Phillip Island. You can check out grid girl galleries from earlier in the season at the links below...
MotoGP Misano, MotoGP Brno, MotoGP Indy, MotoGP Laguna Seca, MotoGP Sachsenring, MotoGP ... Continue reading
Championship thrown wide open at Phillip Island
Before the Australian round of the MotoGP World Championship, the question on everyone’s lips was whether Marc Marquez would seal the title and become the first rookie to do so since Kenny Roberts back in 1978, but an unprecendented situation regarding tyres has thrown the championship wide open.
Embarrassment for single tyre ... Continue reading
The circuit's new surface has caused tyre issues all weekend for Bridgestone
THE Phillip Island circuit has a new track surface which riders have been praising, although tyre degradation has lead to significant problems despite allowing harder tyres to be available.
Riders will be required to change onto their second bike before lap 12 with no more than 14 laps on any one slick ... Continue reading
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