F1 champion talks going fast and creating the limited edition Dragster RR LH44
HERE'S Mercedes AMG driver and F1 champion Lewis Hamilton introducing his limited edition MV Agusta Dragster RR LH44.
Only 244 of these will be produced and underneath the sexed-up exterior, the bike remains technically the same as the standard Dragster RR.
MV says the LH44 Dragster RR has been given over 50 design touches ... Continue reading
Isn't the Dark Side supposed to be more powerful?
A LONG time ago in a galaxy far, far away, Darth Vader and the Emperor might have seemed less scary in this Star Wars-inspired Ural, complete with toy lightsaber.
But never mind. The world is Star Wars mad at the moment, and that madness extends as far as the Ural Dark Force, ... Continue reading
Check out the new GSX-R1000 in action
NOT that excited about the new GSX-R1000?
This promotional video should sort you right out.
It gives us a good look at the new GSX-R from a variety of angles, lists off some of the new technology it's packing, and contains riding footage where you can hear ... Continue reading
'No safety risk' but helmets don't meet European standard, says BMW
BMW HAS launched a recall of a motorcycle crash helmet because it does not meet a European standard.
The German manufacturer is asking owners to return ‘BMW Sport’ helmets to authorised dealers, who will exchange them for a product of equal value.
Helmets affected by the recall have the reference ‘059241/P’ printed the ... Continue reading
Only his second time at Macau, but the Louth-based rider takes the win
PETER Hickman has become the 2015 Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix champion after crossing the line 6.267s ahead of Martin Jessopp, who started from pole position.
Hickman gave the Briggs BMW team their first win on the roads by a huge 6.267s margin on only his second visit to the prestigious Macau Grand ... Continue reading
The big H re-imagines its CB650F
HONDA'S CB650F is by no means a bad-looking machine but it's a bit, well, how shall we say? Conservative by contemporary naked-bike standards.
But it needn't be.
Amongst the new NC750s and Continue reading
Here's one we're not quite sure what to make of: it's Yamaha's MT-09-based three-wheeler trike concept thing, at this week's Eicma motorcycle show in Milan.
READ about the Yamaha MWT-9 here.
In case you're having trouble viewing the embedded video, here's a link to it on YouTube.
A closer look at the new Ducati 959 Panigale at this week's Eicma motorcycle show in Milan
READ about it here.
In case you're having trouble watching the embedded video, here's a link to it on YouTube.
Maiden pole position for Jessopp, McGuinness down in sixth
MARTIN Jessopp has taken his maiden pole position for Saturday's 49th Edition Macau Grand Prix motorcycle race by over one second.
Riders BMW's Jessopp put in a succession of hot laps, the fastest at under 2:25s, which no one was able to match. Macau veteran Michael Rutter put in a lap 1.137s ... Continue reading
A light, bright and well vented helmet, if a little noisy
THIS is the Bell Star Carbon helmet. It’s a replica of the AMA superbike rider Chris Fillmore's lid and so far I've covered just under 1000 miles in it
As you'll guess from the name, the Star Carbon’s exterior is made of a carbon composite, and it makes for a noticeably light ... Continue reading
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