And sixty-five per cent wish they'd had an on-board camera, research shows
IT'S not only motorcyclists who think driving standards are poor. Nearly four out of five car drivers have wished a police officer was present to witness reckless behaviour on the roads, according to research.
The study found 65% wished they’d had an on-board camera to record other drivers’ behaviour and pass the ... Continue reading
It’s not just Triumph’s Street Triple that should keep one eye over its shoulder on the MT-09
YAMAHA'S new 847cc MT-09 is clearly a challenger for Triumph’s Street Triple.
The new Yamaha triple makes a claimed 115bhp, 10 more than the Triumph, while undercutting it by £200 on price, at £6,799.
The MT-09 has a strong, revy engine – just like the Street Triple – distinctive styling and quality components which ... Continue reading
Watch the carnage as two Brits crash on oil, with no sign of flags
Mixed messages from the Nurburgring WSBK race, as marshalls held out flags on corner six but not on corners seven or the corner where Rea and Camier crashed, corner eight. Click here to read the story on the Nurburgring crash and Rea's comments.
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Brit-star struggles to deliver his best after three heavy crashes in run-up to the race
BRITISH MotoGP rider Cal Crutchlow was left disappointed that he couldn’t challenge at the front for his home Grand Prix race at Silverstone on Sunday.
The 27-year-old suffered three heavy crashes over the weekend with one at 180mph, unsurprisingly damaging both bikes.
Despite these fast crashes, a loss of set-up time and injuries ... Continue reading
Lorenzo's chances at retaining the championship get slightly better
MARC Marquez has been given two penalty points after failing to slow down under yellow and oil flags in yesterday morning’s warm up.
Cal Crutchlow had crashed at Vale corner in Sunday’s warm up where several marshals were dealing with the incident. The young Spaniard crashed seconds later at the same corner ... Continue reading
Honda rider brands lack of flags as 'unbelievable'
PATA Honda’s Jonathan Rea was involved in an accident during the first WSB race at the Nurburgring after hitting oil on the track leading to a broken left femur.
Oil had been dropped onto the circuit at Turn 8 by Federico Sandi’s Pedercini Kawasaki which caused Rea to crash, hitting the air fence ... Continue reading
London-based financier buys first production version of £16,770 Saietta
SOME motorcycles have celebrated their millionth customer. An electric sports bike produced in London is marking its first.
A London-based financier has become the first person in the world to own of a production version of the Saietta R, which does 0-60mph in 3.9 seconds and up to 112 miles per battery charge. Mark ... Continue reading
Make a good bike even better, with these three choices
YAMAHA'S MT-09 is a great bit of kit and with a list price of £6799, there's an opportunity to bolt-on a couple of extras that'll make the bike better, without breaking the bank.
If you want to know what the MT-09 is like, you can read my Yamaha MT-09 ... Continue reading
A titanic battle between Marquez and Lorenzo spices up the title chase
A gallery of the best looking grid girls and paddock babes from around the circuit
As well as giving us some of the best racing action of the MotoGP season so far, Silverstone also provided a sensational selection of grid girls to spice up the action. Click through the images below – and as always there are loads more galleries at the links below.
MotoGP ... Continue reading
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