APRILIA HAVE announced that they won't be a part of the Moto2 class in 2010.The main reason given for the withdrawal is the required use of a Honda-built engine. However, Aprilia have known about this since May 5th and this announcement comes as a
WE SPOKE TO racing legend Sir Stirling Moss on rumours that Valentino Rossi could still make the switch to F1 after his MotoGP career and here's what Sir Stirling had to say:“I’m certain Rossi could succeed in F1 if he wanted, if you are good at one motor sport you will be good a...
I love 2-strokes and I love watching the GP250 class as much as MotoGP, so I greeted the news of the 600ss replacement class with about as much excitement as unwrapping another pair of socks for your birthday.But I have to admit, these two pics
When Kawasaki launched the original Z750 in 2003 it was a breath of fresh air in the naked middleweight market; an unknown 750 and not another 600.The Zed flaunted the rules of the 600cc nakeds that stood before it. With a strong engine that was originally from a ZX-9R, sleeved d...
Sussex-based Shaw Harley-Davidson is celebrating this week after being crowned World Champions in a global custom bike building competition. The Harley-Davidson motorcycle dealership clinched the title in the Modified Harley class of the AMD
Wheelies: they're not big and they're not clever but they are a lot of fun.My first bike was a TZR125 and on asking if I could wheelie it, a friend said to me: 'If it's got two wheels, it'll wheelie'.That's a mantra I've enjoyed testing out for the last decade. For the large part...
232 – Dani Pedrosa has scored 232 points from the first thirteen MotoGP races of this year. If he finishes either first or second at Aragón he will exceed his previous highest total point score for a full season in the MotoGP class, which is 249
Valentino Rossi has finished on the podium eleven times in his twelve visits to Phillip Island across all three GP classes. The only race at Phillip Island that he did not finish in the top three was on his first visit riding a 125cc machine in 1997
The Scot Honda team’s recent withdrawal from MotoGP must be a concern for Dorna’s power brokers. Citing costs as the reason for the team’s exit, the news leaves a grid of just 17 MotoGP bikes for 2010. This makes the so-called premier class
When Jon Urry's not fiddling with his 2CV, buying Star Wars figures for his bathroom on eBay or restoring 1980's BMXs, he is a world class motorcycle journalist, second - probably - only to Alan Cathcart.We sent Urry to the fabulous Portimao
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