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TT Centenary: Legends on Legends
Many of the TT's biggest names have been taken from us, either on the Island or by other means. So here, an appreciation of three TT legends by those who knew them the better than most

13 May 2007 at 12:00

TT Centenary: Mad King Molyneux
In 2006 11-times TT winner Dave Molyneux flipped his outfit at over 140mph. He promptly retired. But this year he's back for win number 12

13 May 2007 at 11:54

TT Centenary: 100 years on the gas
The TT is more than just a hairy, scary motorcycle race. It's a celebration of biking, an island-bound two-wheeled world where nothing else matters but motorcycling

13 May 2007 at 11:46

Motorcycle Theft - There for the taking
"Brand new R1, one stupid owner, free to anyone with bolt croppers and a van..." Bike theft isn't going away, but things are changing - and you can at least do something about it

06 May 2007 at 13:44

Vertigo - Enduro Himalaya
The boundaries of modern motorcycle tours have been pushed back again, as Enduro Himalaya gives you the chance to ride the most incredible mountain peaks in the world

06 March 2007 at 12:28

The story of the Honda CBR600 (1987 to 2007)
When doomsday comes, history will only record one motorcycle in the all-time hall of fame: the CBR600. Now in its 20th year, we chart the success of a biking icon

06 February 2007 at 11:10
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Riding the Weston Beach Race
The Weston Beach Race is gnarly. Always cold and wet, it's three miles of knee-deep sand and 1000 dirt bike loons. For three hours. Hogan the Innocent thought he stood a chance...

06 January 2007 at 10:51

Would you buy a bike off this man?
Selling bikes - like shooting fish in a barrel. But have you ever tried shooting fish in a barrel? Enter Luke Ponsford and his Browning Prestige 28" (over and under). Fish: 4 Luke: 0

06 January 2007 at 10:40

Simon Daukes buys a naked motorcycle
Here at Visordown HQ we have no idea who Simon Daukes is. But we're guessing he's some sort of marketing cheese from the Haymarket days. Here he is, buying a motorcycle. Allegedly

01 January 2007 at 17:20

Weird Weekends: BSB with the Rizla squad
There is no 'i' in 'team', but there are four in 'freeloading, indolent bike journalist'. Ponsford joins the Rizla Suzuki BSB squad for the 2006 championship's last hurrah

29 December 2006 at 14:29

Readers Rides: Lap of Sussex
Andy Gray works as an IT consultant in central London and commutes on a Buell X1 Lightning. This is his favourite summer run to escape the rat race and take in the delights of the south coast

30 October 2006 at 17:18

Weird Weekend's - Rock Idol
James Toseland: Racing hero, rock star. Luke Ponsford: Not bad with a guitar. For one night only, Visordown joins Toseland and his band Crash on stage. Let's rock!

01 October 2006 at 10:32

John Reynolds - Retirement Plans
After 20 years of racing, John Reynolds is now watching bike racing from the safe side of the fence. We ask the BSB legend about his career-ending crash, retirement, his plans for the future and what it's like not to be racing bikes for a living

22 September 2006 at 16:28
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Public Access - James Toseland Road Ride
With just days to go before Brands Hatch WSB, Bertie Simmonds takes a road ride on the wild side with 2004 World champ and Great British hope James Toseland

01 September 2006 at 14:46

Hogan's Heroes: Trials Riding
Britain's most popular form of bikesport has just got one more fan. We put Hogan on trial. Verdict? Guilty (of being rubbish)

01 July 2006 at 13:43

Hogan's Heroes: Trackday virgin
Mission 4: Pop Track Cherry

01 June 2006 at 13:36

Reader's Rides: Barnstaple to Exeter
Bill Partridge is an equipment manager from Weymouth, Dorset. This is his favourite road

01 June 2006 at 13:21

Ten years of BSB
BSB's champions tell Visordown what made British racing great again, and what their titles mean to them

01 May 2006 at 11:39

The Honda VFR Story
Honda's VFR has stood for two decades as a machine which owners and press alike have claimed to be the world's most perfect motorcycle. Surprising, then, that the VFR story was almost over before it had begun

30 April 2006 at 14:05
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MotoGP Evolution - Race tech to the road
Four years on from the advent of MotoGP, and with the 800cc formula beckoning, there's just one thing missing: the trickle-down of race tech to street bikes. Why?

30 March 2006 at 12:18

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