Extensive plans announced for the benefit of the capital's cyclists
LONDON is to receive a 'Crossrail for bikes' as part of a £931m investment scheme in the capital's cycling network.
The route is scheduled to open in 2016 and is expected to run for more than 15 miles through the western suburbs, central London and out towards Barking.
Plans are for a 'Dutch-style' ... Continue reading
British circuit set to play host to Kawasaki fans' dream event
KAWASAKI have announced that on the 21st April of this year, they will be hosting a 'World of Kawasaki' event at Silverstone.
The day is understood to involve the opportunity for Kawasaki owners to take their bike out on the track off-road quad biking, meet the stars sessions and an array of childen's entertainment ... Continue reading
Seeing is believing...
IT won't help you travel back in time, but Italian accessory manufacturer Rizoma's new 4D mirror promises to help you see things more clearly.
The aspheric mirror is said to increase the rider’s peripheral vision, while adding a dash of style to your motorcycle.
The mirror has slightly convex glass and a marked area ... Continue reading
Get down to the Ace Cafe tonight to meet road-racing stars and talk bikes
METZELER are kicking off their 150th celebrations at the Ace Cafe tonight.
Rockabilly band The Boom Boom Booms will provide the background music for a night of entertainment, where racing stars from TT-winning Gary Johnson and BSB legend Josh Brookes will be talking on stage talking about this year's TT.
On the subject ... Continue reading
The GT barges the F800ST out of BMW's range. It packs more power and promises greater touring potential but what's it really like on typical UK roads?
WHENEVER I think of motorcycle touring, the images that spring to mind are glorious vistas of winding roads through beautiful scenery, brilliant sunshine and not a copper with a radar gun to be seen anywhere.
Often, the reality is dawdling down a country lane with half an idea that it could be ... Continue reading
Mans possible suicide leads to death of motorcyclist
A BIKER has died on the A3 after crashing into a parked ambulance which was there to attend to a man who had jumped off a bridge into oncoming traffic.
The ambulance crew had been called to the man who had jumped off the Clayton Road bridge over the A3 just before ... Continue reading
Guess who's still on top...
MARC MARQUEZ held top spot for the second day in a row after Wednesday's session at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.
Repsol Honda, LCR Honda and the Factory Yamaha team began testing on Tuesday - although testing continues until Thursday evening, Yamaha have announced they will not test on ... Continue reading
Sussex man claims substantial prize after completing safety awareness program
BIKESAFE have announced that 44-year old Mark Bourner has won first prize in a national BikeSafe competition - £12,000 towards the bike of his choice.
Mr. Bourner chose to redeem his prize on a brand-new Honda VFR800X Crossrunner, which retails for £8995. The bike was was fitted with Honda aftermarket accessories to take it up ... Continue reading
Royal protection doesn't extend to other road users, it seems...
A SCOTTISH motorcyclist is suing the Metropolitan Police after being knocked off by a police minibus, believed to have been a Royal protection vehicle.
David Hardie of Aberdeen is claiming £15,000 in damages from Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, after being injured in August 2011.
Hardie sustained head, neck and ... Continue reading
One of the rally's great partnerships is finally over as Despres announces he is moving on
KTM has announced that Frenchman Cyril Despres has left the team, after a long and fruitful period with the Austrian manufacturer.
38 year-old Despres has won five Dakar Rally titles with KTM, in 2005, 2007, 2010, 2012 and 2013.
A KTM release states that Despres has told them that he wants to move on and face new challenges. Pit ... Continue reading
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