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Review: off-roading on the 2014 Yamaha Super Ténéré

Visordown tries the Yamaha Ténéré Experience in Wales on the new Super Ten

THERE comes a time in some road riders’ lives when they wake up one morning feeling unfulfilled. They’ve done the track day thing, done the long hauls into Europe, ridden most of the roads everyone says you should ride, and done them on every type of road bike. Sportsbike, naked, tourer... ...  Continue reading

New 2WD stealth off-roader for US special forces

Electric-hybrid will let special forces creep up on enemy in silence

A TWO-wheel-drive hybrid-electric off-road motorcycle capable of travelling long distances over harsh terrain is being developed for the US military.

The machine will operate in ‘near silence,’ allowing special forces to move stealthily through hostile environments, according to the technology firm developing it.

It’s expected to be based on the RedShift MX, an electric motocross ...  Continue reading

Marquez breaks lap record despite loss of concentration

Last corner scare to 'make a little excitement' for Marquez's mechanics

THE 21-year-old MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez admitted to a loss of concentration at the Circuit of the Americas especially on the last corner of the last lap due to a quiet race.

The Spaniard led the race from nearly start to finish crossing the line 4.124s ahead of his Repsol Honda ...  Continue reading

Lorenzo blames mosquitoes for jump start

A confused Lorenzo saw red and thought it was ready to race

MOVISTAR Yamaha’s Jorge Lorenzo started the Austin MotoGP ahead of every other competitor due to a jump start as he became confused after removing a tear off.

Speaking at Austin after the race, Lorenzo said: 'When I arrive to the grid, I have too many mosquitos on my visor so I decided ...  Continue reading

MotoGP 2014: Championship standings after Austin

Marc Marquez has claimed maximum points so far this season

MARC Marquez remains at the top of the Championship standings after round two at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. 

Yamaha's Valentino Rossi has been relegated down to third after an issue in the latter half of the race saw him drop down the board with Pedrosa finishing in second.

Rossi's team-mate Jorge ...  Continue reading

MotoGP 2014: Austin race results

Great weekend for Repsol Honda, mixed weekend for Ducati

LAST year Marc Marquez won his first ever MotoGP race at the Circuit of the Americas in his rookie year which he replicated once again nearly one year on taking his second win of the 2014 MotoGP Championship.

The 21-year-old thereotically led the second race on the MotoGP calendar from the start ...  Continue reading

WSB 2014: Championship standings after Aragon

Sykes takes the lead from Guintoli after round 2

KAWASAKI'S Tom Sykes has taken over from Sylvain Guintoli who was leading the World Superbike Championship after round one at Phillip Island. 

Loris Baz closely follows his team-mate after two second places at Aragon leaving him only four points behind with Guintoli down to third nine points a drift of Sykes. 

Britain's Leon Camier ...  Continue reading

WSB 2014: Aragon race results

A perfect weekend for Tom Sykes

THE reigning World Superbike Champion Tom Sykes performed the perfect World Superbike weekend by winning both races at MotorLand Aragon. 

Sykes led the entire of race one with team-mate Loris Baz finishing seconds behind him. Jonathan Rea managed to finish on the last step of the podium after contact with Ducati's Davide ...  Continue reading

Caption that: Who said men can't multitask?

It's our weekly caption competition. Check out everyone's funny captions and leave your own

Welcome to Visordown's weekly caption competiton, where you can show just how funny you are by adding your witty comment to the latest from our weird picture archive.

Let the captions commence!

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UK ride: 2014 Kawasaki Z1000 review

A true beast of a naked bike, but is it worth £300 more than BMW's S1000R?

THERE are two questions commonly asked of any traction control system on a super naked: Will it let me wheelie and, if not, how do I switch it off?

At least those seem to be the first questions from journalists. Manufacturers must wonder why they bothered.

And perhaps they shouldn’t. The Z1000 manages ...  Continue reading

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