Pick up Triumph? check, ride Triumph? That will have to wait.
Mark Forsyth returned our Bonneville long termer today, and the Speed Triple was ready at the triumph factory to be brought back with him…three days early.
Here’s a picture of it ‘wedged’ in the back of our new Ford Wildtrak. The bad news is, it won’t arrive at our London office until ... Continue reading
Triumph's New Speed Triple SE is my choice of steed for 2010, And it’s ready for collection on Friday.
With the nights drawing out it feels like an end to what has been a very long winter.
I’ve been getting the train to work recently and if you’ve used London’s tube network in rush hour then you’ll know what I mean when I say the words ‘inhuman over crowding’.
I had a call from the Triumph factory ... Continue reading
MotoGP rookie lets rip in 500bhp Ford Mustang
MOTOGP ROOKIE Ben Spies has admitted he's sometimes 'scared shitless' in his 1000bhp street car.The reigning World Superbike champion spoke while participating in the Miller Motorsports Driving School at the home of the Utah WSBK race.According to his instructors, Spies needed little tuition before he was lapping ... Continue reading
Lucky escape as sportsbike rider evades potential highside
THIS GUY'S lucky he doesn't get flicked over the top, after losing the back end of his Yamaha YZF-R1 on a twisty section of mountain road.
He looks pretty miffed at the result; we think he got away lightly. It could have been soooo much worse if the rear tyre had gripped ... Continue reading
Listen to that bad boy go!
FB CORSE MotoGP team were spotted recently, testing the squad's new MotoGP racer ahead of the start of the 2010 Championship.
It's just a short clip of team rider Garry McCoy aboard the 800cc triple but listen to that thing rev!
I'm still undecided about the looks, but I like the package...
I just picked up this new Z1000 from Kawasaki HQ as we're doing a back to back test on it tomorrow for the next issue of the mag.
I was never sure about the looks from the press images and seeing it in the flesh, it looks bulky and a bit cumbersome. ... Continue reading
Former GP man gives it the berries at Spanish track
FORMER 500CC frontrunner Randy Mamola has been out in Spain testing Michelin's latest tyres - and here's a video of the man himself on a hot lap of Almeria circuit.
The MICHELIN Power Pure sees MICHELIN's acclaimed 2CT dual-compound technology break new ground by providing even more soft rubber on the ... Continue reading
Neil Hodgson, Dan Linfoot and Niall Mackenzie star at team unveiling Friday 26th March
THE 2010 Motorpoint Yamaha unveil their new team riders and bikes to the public next Friday 26th March.From 6.30pm, Neil Hodgson and Dan Linfoot will pull the wraps of their new Motorpoint livered Yamaha YZF R1 Superbikes at the Motorpoint HQ in Derby.Come and meet both Neil ... Continue reading
Saturday September 18th at the Mallory Park
TRIUMPH is celebrating its 20th anniversary since the relaunch of the brand, which takes place on Saturday September 18th at the Mallory Park race circuit in Leicestershire.A full programme of on and off track activities will be laid on, with on track activities including a round of the ‘Triumph ... Continue reading
On Thursday, I did something I've always wanted to do since I was a little nipper.
And before you say it, no it's not "Start and finish a journey on two wheels without falling off."
I rode up Goodwood's hill. And I did it on BMW's mighty S1000RR.
Ok, so it wasn't infront of thousands of on-lookers and it wasn't at any great speed. But I did it and ... Continue reading
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