Someone cleverer THAN I put a name to it - the Frankenstein Syndrome, in which the victim creates his own monster. It happens to successful people in all walks of life, I guess. But seldom is it as pronounced as in the premier class of motorcycle racing.Over the years, I've watch...
I went down to the Monza SBK race weekend with Andrea and Ruby, and it was a bit emotional really. I was in the Belgarda Yamaha garage at one time and that was nice but a bit weird. It was especially good to see them at their home round. If you high-sided at the second Lesmo at M...
's currently recovering from a serious smash at the beginning of August. The five-time winner of the Daytona 200 says he'll be fit for winter testing, which starts in a month's time.Hodgson Career Highlights: 1995 - 11th - 500cc Grand Prix Series2000 British
owners have tried – and failed – to take it back to the position it once held as Harley-Davidson’s main rival. This August the firm, now under the ownership of Polaris Industries, the parent of fellow cruiser maker Victory, is making yet another comeback
on August 10 2003. The Appeal Court heard that the event had been stopped three times because of oil on the track and competitors waiting on the grid had been told to head back to the paddock for an early lunch. Mr Norman went off first and, as he moved
This year I've been racing in the 848 Challenge wearing my trusty Shark RSX, which I've worn for a couple of years. The RSX is a 5-star SHARP rated helmet but at 1.6kg, it's slightly weighty.My first Shark helmet was the RSR back in 2003 (see pic
August 2003The delayed ARRIVAL of the ridiculously attractive CBR caused an understandable stir at TWO Towers. Only Shippey's V-Rod had attracted quite so much attention on its debut. Fortunately supplied in the red colour scheme rather than
August 2003YOU HAVE TO feel a bit sorry for the poor Daytona. Despite it currently showing 3500 miles on it's clock, it hasn't actually been ridden on the road yet! You see my lovely new Daytona 600 is one of the bikes that was used during the world
a highly successful partnership during the 2003 season in which Byrne won a dozen races to take the title, also taking a winning double in the World Championship, to pave the way into a couple of years of MotoGP action.Byrne, sixth overall last year
Craig Jones 1985 - 2008CRAIG JONES passed away at 00:32 on Monday, August 4th following his crash in the World Supersport race at Brands Hatch yesterday.The 23-year-old succumbed to severe head injuries sustained as he fell from his Parkalgar Honda
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