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Motorcyclist attempts to cross flash flood

Brave or stoopid?

Back in September Colorado suffered from serious flooding. Whilst most owners tend to keep their bikes away from large masses of fast-flowing water, rider Michael Henao takes on this water challenge.

He was able to recover his bike two weeks later and start rebuilding it. The question is, do you ...  Continue reading

Ultimate biking dream ‘Part 2’

One man’s Christmas dream comes true

WHAT'S that adage again? Oh yes, ‘if you don’t ask, you don’t get.’ Well luckily we asked… And we got!

You may have read our recent post where Visordown reporter Luke Bowler entered Bennetts’ ‘Ultimate biking dream’ hoping for some chain lube.

Well, Bennetts have turned Luke’s ultimate biking dream ...  Continue reading

Was this really your 'ultimate dream'?

Bennetts' 'ultimate biking dream' prizes include a helmet and gloves. Will Visordown's dream of chain lube be fulfilled?

BENNETTS is fulfilling a motorcyclist’s ‘ultimate biking dream’ every day between now and Christmas. At least that’s what the insurance firm says. A look through some of the past winners made us wonder if ‘affordable biking request’ might be a more fitting description.

They include Kevin Bartlett, who dreamed of a helmet and gloves, Carl Holdsworth, ...  Continue reading

Leon Haslam, sliding the Fireblade SP

Awesome picture from the launch in Qatar

During the Fireblade launch I was first out behind Leon Haslam and after a few laps he started to showboat and I had the best seats in the house.

He tapped the back of his seat as we approached Turn 10, a left-hand hairpin and as banked into the turn and closed ...  Continue reading

Marc Márquez & Pol Espargaró

Start 'em young

I've got no idea what's being said here (despite the subtitles) but if i had to guess I imagine it's probably summed up by 'young' and 'fast'. I wonder if those watching this race realised that this mini-Marquez would go on to become the youngest ever MotoGP World Champion?

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Oi, Beckham!

Get orf moi land

Last week Prince William was helping to promote motorcycles and now Becks is at it too. Seeing as the general public aren’t always the biggest fans of us bikers, surely this can only be a good thing.

Yes, of course David Beckham should be wearing a crash helmet and setting ...  Continue reading

Live For Myself, Answer To Nobody

Steve McQueen tribute special

An exhibition showing previously unseen photos of the 'King of Cool' is always going to be err, cool. Taking part on the top floor of a Soho car park, 'Live For Myself, Answer To Nobody' is an exhibition that pays tribute to the late Hollywood anti-hero and racing fanatic Steve McQueen.
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Two-wheeled burnout

A world first

Not getting enough attention from your regular burnouts? In that case, you’ll need something like this upgraded 'all wheel drive' KTM 990 Adventure* to double your fun.










*And a chain. Soft rock is optional.

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That Hesketh logo

It reminds me of something...

Is it just me or does the Metallica logo look like it's been a major inspiration for the designer of the new Hesketh logo?

Can we expect to see some more Hesketh moves based on the band's tracks, we've already had Enter Sleeman, let's hope anyone who puts down a deposit doesn't get The Day ...  Continue reading

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