SCOTT REDDING the winner of last year's 125cc British Grand Prix has attained his CBT on his 16th birthday. Redding became the youngest-ever winner of a Grand Prix when he rode to victory at Donington Park in June 2008. He told BBC News he found the experience quite unnerving com...
Soon to appear on bedroom walls all over the UKHERE'S ONE to get your 16-year-old nutter off the Playstation and into real two-wheelers - Gilera has just announced that it is going sell this Runner SP Marco Simoncelli replica.Dressed up with some trick bits like brakes and suspen...
The village of Helland sits in the middle of Bodmin Moor in Cornwall and is home to just 103 people. Apart from a bridge, an old arboretum and a posh manor house called Pencarrow which showcases a magnificent collection of antique dolls, there isn't much going on here. There's no...
WK has introduced a new learner-legal supermoto styled 50cc machine. The all new SM50 boasts a liquid cooled two-stroke motor, six-speed gearbox, both electric and kick start, stainless steel exhaust, aluminium rims, LED indicators, LCD dash
NO, it's not an RSV4R but the learner-spec RS4 125 and RS50 that are the latest in Aprilia's line-up to get the “Biaggi-rep” treatment, apparently celebrating that Max is currently leading the WSB championship.Set to appear in dealers in June (is there some subliminal pressure on...
HOT ON THE heels of announcements from BMW (owners of the Mini brand) and Mercedes (parent of Smart) that their subsidiaries are to launch short-range electric scooters – marking a first move from four wheels to two for both the brands – comes the news that Piaggio is taking a st...
Our plan, to ride a bunch of 1970s sports mopeds from coast to coast, seemed like it would be quite a challenge until I called the hotel in Kirkby Lonsdale to book our first night away.The receptionist said: "Oh yes, we get a lot of people staying here who're doing the John O'Gro...
Revisiting Whitham's trip to Spa on a FizzyIf you’ve been a reader of the mag for any length of time you can’t have failed to notice that as well as my love of modern bikes, I have an unhealthy interest in older ones. Particularly 1970’s two-stroke stuff. Every year me and a bunc...
, but looked like 'proper' motorbikes - sports mopeds. Sports mopeds were a clever response to new road safety legislation of 1972 which restricted 16-year-olds to 50cc mopeds. The government imagined those to be naff, impotent, safe step
.The miniscule 50cc race bike was born from the legend of MZ employee Ernst Degner's defection from East Germany to Japan during the early days of the Cold War. Using his highly advanced knowledge of two-stroke engineering principles and his undoubted abilities
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