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Jenny Tinmouth to be role model for schoolgirls

Fastest ever female TT racer to help inspire next generation of sportswomen

JENNY Tinmouth, the fastest ever female TT racer, will be helping to inspire the next generation of sportswomen at an event in London this Wednesday.

Tinmouth, also the only female British Superbike racer, is part of the Inspiring Women campaign, which aims to show schoolgirls the range of careers open to them.

She will ...  Continue reading

WSBK 2015: championship standings after Phillip Island

Four Brits in the top five after first two races of 2015

FOUR British riders are currently sitting in the top five in the 2015 World Superbike championship standings after round one at Phillip Island. 

Leon Haslam and Jonathan Rea are tied with 45 points, with Chaz Davies sitting 13 points behind. Former champion Tom Sykes is ...  Continue reading

WSB 2015: Phillip Island race two results

Great start for Brits continues in race two

LEON Haslam claimed his first victory since Kyalami in 2010, snatcing away Jonathan Rea's chance of doing the double at the first 2015 WSBK round, with Chaz Davies finishing third after an explosive last lap. 

In the early stages of race two, nine riders fought it out at the front of the ...  Continue reading

WSB 2015: Phillip Island race one results

A Brit 1-2-3 to start the World Superbike season

NORTHERN Ireland's Jonathan Rea won the first round of the 2015 World Superbike Championship after an incredibly close last lap with Leon Haslam and Chaz Davies. 

The opening race of the 2015 World Superbike at Phillip Island in Australia saw 22 riders set off in the sun as Rea led into turn ...  Continue reading

Hesketh working on ‘Bugatti Veyron’ of motorcycles

That’s a pretty high mark to aim at

HESKETH has already sold 16 of its planned of its new ‘24’ models, opening the doors to an even more exotic machine in 2016.

In an interview with the Telegraph published today, the firm’s boss Paul Sleeman says that the firm is on target ...  Continue reading

New Aldi motorcycle clothing range launched

In stores on March 8

DISCOUNT supermarket chain Aldi has just announced it's new motorcycle clothing range will be in stores on March 8.

Available while stocks last, the new range includes a men's protective textile motorcycle jacket (£79.99) and trousers (£59.99), both of which fulfil the highest European safety standards. 

The jacket and trousers pass the requirements for ...  Continue reading

Piaggio and Vespa scooters recalled

Defective fuel pump could cause the engine to stall or fail to restart

PIAGGIO is recalling a number of its scooters over a defective fuel pump.

The recall hits 2,613 Piaggio and Vespa scooters built from 2008 to 2011.

According to recall documents, the impeller in the fuel pump may swell, decreasing pump clearance, which could cause the engine to stall or fail to restart.

Piaggio and ...  Continue reading

First ride: Aprilia Caponord 1200 Rally review

Aprilia's Rally version of the Caponord 1200 ticks all the right boxes, but is it enough to compete with the KTM 1190 Adventure and Ducati Multistrada?

I ALWAYS ask myself why I don’t see more Aprilias on the road. Most of the modern ones I’ve ridden have been exceptionally good.

The RSV4 has won just about every group test I can think of in the last five years and super nakeds don’t come much more ...  Continue reading

MV Agusta reveals F4 RC at WSBK team launch

‘New, ultra-refined, exclusive fireball of a bike’ will go into limited production with 212hp on tap

MV AGUSTA has just unveiled its new F4 RC WSBK race bike, which will be sold as a 212hp homologation special.

It’s the result of a ‘thorough overhaul’ to the 1000cc four-cylinder F4 according to MV.

It was revealed at the launch of the Italian firm's ‘Reparto Corse’ World Superbike and World Supersport team at Australia’s Phillip ...  Continue reading

Top 10 copy bikes

Tributes? Replicas? Counterfeits?

CHINESE bikes have something of a reputation for being less than totally original. Sure, some are entirely the work of their own manufactures but for every genuinely unique machine there seems to be a raft of bikes that take inspiration from – or simply copy – models from more established makers.

With ...  Continue reading

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