New move signifies the end of road-focused Husqvarnas
A CLUE to Husqvarna's future was revealed yesterday.
Following the acquisition of Husqvarna by Pierer Industries AG, the company run by current KTM boss Stefan Pierer, Husqvarna will be 'reunited' with Husaberg.
New Husqvarna models will be released in the Enduro, Motocross and Sportminicycles segments shortly followed by a new Supermoto. We expect ... Continue reading
All you need to know about buying Triumph's best-selling bike
AFTER a crescendo of excited rumours and a frenzy of design mockups and spy shots, the Street Triple was launched in late 2007. Marrying a version of the 675cc engine from the Daytona with the looks of the Speed Triple, the Street Triple was a smaller, lighter, nimbler – dare we ... Continue reading
Revamped CRF250R and CRF450R revealed
HONDA’S 2014 off-roaders have made their first appearance with the firm giving its 250cc four-stroke a hefty makeover and tweaking the bigger 450cc machine.
The CRF450R was given a major update for 2013, and now the same changes – including a new chassis weighing just 9.35kg – have been applied to the ... Continue reading
Now, where can we find £100 million?
THE LONG-anticipated sale of the Nurburgring starts today (May 15) as the administrator for the bankrupt circuit starts to consider offers for the facility.
Bidders will initially have to submit an “expression of interest” and prove they’re capable to paying. They’ll then be allowed time to undertake due diligence on the circuit ... Continue reading
Our motorcycle circuit guide is designed to help you get the most from your trackday
WE'RE proud to launch our free iPad Circuit Guide.
Designed to teach you everything you need to know before you go on a trackday, our guide covers all major UK circuits and the popular European tracks too.
Each circuit features a corner-by-corner guide from our very own three-time British Superbike champion, Niall Mackenzie. ... Continue reading
Good idea or just plain confusing?
THE Kickstarter website – intended to get products and ideas off the ground by securing crowd-funding for them before production even begins – is a source of some brilliant ideas and many crazy ones. Of course, the cream rises and hits its funding targets while the dross fails miserably.
Usually it’s pretty ... Continue reading
Old name, old styling…
SOMEHOW Indian remains a legendary name in motorcycling despite the fact the brand originally died 60 years ago.
Yep, in the year of the current Queen’s coronation, Indian succumbed to the decline it had been suffering since the end of WW2. Its glory days were already long gone by then anyway; the ... Continue reading
A throwaway comment by Dylan.. but one that struck a chord with me
Bob Dylan once said: 'Oh, we all like motorcycles ...to some degree' and that saying struck a chord with me. I urge you to watch the first minute of Dylan's interview here. I've never heard him speak but I love the way he handles this press conference. He's a cool ... Continue reading
Guintoli holds on to the lead, but the rest of the pack is closing in
A RACE WIN and a second place for Marco Melandri in front of his home crowd bumps the Italian up from eighth to fourth in the standings. Laverty has another strong weekend, closing the gap to team-mate Guintoli at the top of the standings ahead of the ever-present Tom Sykes in third. ... Continue reading
Another sunny WSB meeting, another look at the hottest babes in the paddock...
THE Italians do a lot of things very well. Great food, great bikes, great weather... there's definitely something we're forgetting... oh and some of the most beautiful women in the world. A few of them were even kind enough to hang around the World Superbike paddock this weekend, and you'll be pleased ... Continue reading
Become a fan of Visordown
Follow us on twitter
Other Immediate Media Sites
Our eCommerce Platform
© Immediate Media Company Ltd 2012. This website is owned and published by Immediate Media Company Limited. www.immediatemedia.co.uk