This weekend sees the launch of Honda's anniversary promotions for the Fireblade – marking 20 years since its introduction.The firm has created a prize-draw web page at www.honda.co.uk/fireblade and for a chance to win you just need to fill in your details, after which you'll be ...
on balloons and if you’re looking for cheap transport, well, £1000 buys a lot of train tickets..
This review is part of the Monster Trailies Lap France mega-test review. Click the link for the rivals.My part in this little lap of France doesn't start with a bleary, early-morning Dover-Calais ferry, like most. Nope, I got the job of flying to Sardinia (where Buell chose to ho...
My first Arai was an Astro R Schwantz replica in 2003, I still wear it today. Since then I've owned an RX-7 Corsair, which I wrote off in a smash in 2010 and then replaced it with an RX-7 GP, Arai's new top of the range lid.The trouble with going up the ladder is that it's hard t...
Back in 2004 I was at the peak of my crashing days, managing to fall off a motorcycle with alarming regularity. I just had to look at a motorcycle and I'd fall over.I picked up this Forcefield after putting a rather worrying dent in my Knox Stowaway having landed on a tree-stump....
SPIDI have launched a new glove aimed at the Adventure-Touring market. Its Germanic-sounding name gives you a big clue as to the type of bike and rider that Spidi hope this glove will appeal to.The glove uses cowhide, goatskin and waterproof textiles and aims to be a versatile al...
JOHN Hopkins and Jon Kirkham will wildcard at the Silverstone World Superbike round later this month. Jack Valentine, team manager: "This is a kind of busman's holiday. Taking a break from racing by going racing. But seriously, taking a one-off ride in the WSB series is a great ...
The new Sportmax Qualifier replaces the outgoing D208 and sits neatly between the surviving D208RR and the sport touring D220ST. It's fair to assume, though, that far stickier, more track-focused adaptations will arrive to generate the racing pedigree left behind by the D208GP. F...
A YEAR AFTER launching the twin-compound, super sticky Power Race, Michelin has ventured forth with the more road-focused sport equivalent, using the same technology. The Pilot Power 2CT (two compound technology) deploys a softer compound on the outer edges for optimum grip at ex...
They say: "Combines race-winning performance with rider friendly characteristics" BridgestoneWe say: "The last race I won was with an egg and spoon" Jon UrryChoosing a tyre is all about being honest. There isn't any point in riding around on track-orientated tyres if all you do i...
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