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For sale? Zero-mile Aprilia RS250 Cup

Pension plan?

This zero-mile Aprilia RS250 Cup belongs to a former colleague of mine and he might be willing to sell it.

Originally intended for the USA where they ran an RS250 Cup series, this bike was purchased from New Orleans and then shipped to the UK, where it's now in storage just outside ...  Continue reading

Troy Bayliss Classic: cool aerial shot

Huge crowd turn out for Bayliss' dirt track event

6,000 people turned out to watch the second annual Troy Bayliss Classic, a dirt-track race held at the Taree Motorcycle Club, organised by the great man himself.

The racers involved are a mix of up-and-coming talent and proven names, with people like Chris Vermeulen, Sammy Halbert, the 2009 AMA Pro Overall Grand ...  Continue reading

Crutchlow builds home for poor family

MotoGP racer and bride take time out from honeymoon for charity work in Mexico

CAL Crutchlow has been helping to build a house for a poor family in Mexico.

The British MotoGP rider and his bride Lucy Heron took time out from their honeymoon to work with the charity Homes for Hope.

Crutchlow, from Coventry, wrote on Twitter: ‘Today was a very humbling day for Lucy and I. ...  Continue reading

Winter gear: Kit yourself up for under £500

Everyday clothes to full winter gear for under £500

As I do most of my riding in the hotter and drier months of the year, my money tends to be spent on leathers and fancy summer gear.

As such I don't own any winter gear, but both needed and wanted something for the colder and wetter months.

I had returned home sodden ...  Continue reading

Deep puddle?

No trouble

Whilst you might consider yourself too old to splash about in puddles, YouTuber thejediukuk proves they can still bring joy to a fully grown adult. Just swap the wellies for a DR350.

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New: Spidi Track Wind Replica leather suit

The suit that makes you look like Dovizioso. Unfortunately, it won't make you go like him.

This is Spidi's new for 2014 Track Wind Replica leather suit. It's not subtle but I love the styling on the thighs and backs of the arms. It has a retail price of £999, however you can find it online for under £800.

Here's what Spidi have to say about it:

Spidi track ...  Continue reading

2014 Yamaha M1 livery revealed

Lorenzo and Rossi's new bike for 2014 revealed

Yamaha Factory Racing has revealed its 2014 livery for the M1.

The latest Yamaha M1 has already been witnessed during pre-season testing in Valencia back in November. However, the bikes ridden by Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi were - on that occasion - non-liveried machines. 

The bike will next appear on track from ...  Continue reading

Versus: Yamaha Vity 125 vs Honda Vision 110

In this Japanese battle of the commuter-focused small capacity scooter we have the Honda Vision 110 versus the Yamaha Vity 125. One has a 1980s name we all remember, the other is simply stuck in the 1980s.

Which one is better though?

Reasons to buy Yamaha Vity 125

Reasons to buy Honda Vision 110

  • The Vity has a handy rear luggage rack as standard, ideal for a bit of shopping
  • It's built by Honda so should last