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Marquez: ‘I could have won all three races so far'

Reigning World Champ discusses Argentinian GP and retaining the title

REPSOL Honda’s Marc Marquez has described his clash with Valentino Rossi in Argentina as merely a ‘racing incident’.

The 22-year-old World Champion, who crashed on the penultimate lap after his front tyre collided with Rossi's rear tyre, said: 'After viewing the race several times, I still stand by what I said in ...  Continue reading

First ride: BMW R1200RS review

There are better town bikes, touring bikes and sports bikes, but you’d have to buy one of each to beat the RS

A READER of this website summed up the appeal of a good sports-tourer pretty well with his comment that, “There are better town bikes, better touring bikes and better sports bikes but you’d have to buy one of each to beat an RS.” The guy was writing about this latest model’s ...  Continue reading

Top 10 military bikes

Would you like the optional anti-armour cannon with that Vespa, sir?

MILITARIA has always held a fascination for many – just check out the prices of most war-related trinkets to see how strong demand is.

But while a real tank or even a WW2 jeep is probably a bit too big and expensive for anyone but the most rabid re-enactment fanatics, a real ...  Continue reading

Man caught with a minivan strapped to his bike

Not enough preload

THIS motorcyclist in China was pulled over by police when he was caught carrying an entire minivan on the back of his bike.

He was stopped after being spotted on CCTV hauling the one-tonne minivan held down by nothing but straps.

A police spokesperson said: 'The man said the minivan had already been ...  Continue reading

Yamaha R1M recalled in Canada and Australia

Faulty Ohlins shock could come apart during use

YAMAHA is recalling the new R1M in Canada and Australia over a faulty Ohlins rear shock which could come apart during use.

A statement published by Transport Canada and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, said: ‘On certain motorcycles, the rear shock absorber may not have been manufactured correctly. The piston rod ...  Continue reading

Husqvarna's 701 Supermoto teaser campaign

See Husky's new Supermoto riding on ice

HUSQVARNA has launched a teaser campaign for its 701 Supermoto, which so far includes a micro-site and video of the new model.

It’s not the first time we’ve seen the bike, since it was officially unveiled at the EICMA Milan show last year, but it is the first time ...  Continue reading

First ride: Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 RR review

If you're after a superbike with flat bars, you'll struggle to find better

WHAT do you want from a naked motorcycle? A do-it-all bike? Something you can tour on? Or a bike for weekend blasts? It strikes me that most bikes are designed to do one thing very well but spend most of their life doing something else. For example Adventure bikes that are ...  Continue reading

First time at the TT: A dad's reaction

'That is totally out of order'

A dad's reaction to TT racers hurtling down Bray Hill. Who's going this year?

New: SDoc100 Cleaning Kit

Five-part kit for £37.99

SDOC100 has put together a motorcycle cleaning kit created to treat the wide range of materials found on both modern and classic machines.

It includes Total Gel Cleaner, designed to remove road grime, dirt and grease; Corrosion Protectant to lubricate and shield metal parts against rust and road salt; and a Gloss ...  Continue reading

Sykes frustrated due to lack of traction

The 29-year-old wants to 'join the party!'

KAWASAKI rider Tom Sykes, the 2013 World Superbike Champion, is having a frustrating start to the 2015 season due to a lack of traction at the rear.

Round four at the Dutch TT Circuit in Assen saw Sykes finish fifth in both races despite clinching his first pole position of 2015.

Speaking to WorldSBK.com, the ...  Continue reading

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