ACCORDING to Schuberth, the multiple Formula 1 world champion, Michael Schumacher, will be spearheading the development of their sports motorcycle helmets. Starting with the ‘Schuberth Race’ helmet, Michael will bring his wealth of experience
FTR Moto has become a household name in biking since coming to prominence in the Moto2 series and now it's been bought up by the firm behind the planned £250 million MotoGP circuit in Ebbw Vale.The Heads of the Valleys Development Company plans
ILMOR had dropped off the radar after their MotoGP effort went sour, but they're back with a bang, and an unconventional one at that.The UK-based engineering company, who supply engines and technology to F1, NASCAR and MotoGP, have developed a 5
Smets in action on the G450 XHE’S already been seen in action on one of the earlier prototypes, but now motocross legend Joel Smets is set to help finish off development of BMW’s 450cc enduro machine before it goes on sale later this year. Landing
BRIDGESTONE have developed a non-pneumatic concept car tyre that may enter production.The airless tyre uses a structure of spokes stretching along the insides of the tyres, supporting the weight of the vehicle. The concept has been in development
Martin wasn't too sure about his new eBay-purchased exhaustWELCOME FOLKS to Visordown's weekly caption competition, where you get a chance to slap your wittiest quote on some interesting shots from around the motorcycling world. This week we've a shot of a young chap and his rath...
TVS, the Indian tyre maker, has just launched what it claims is a new puncture resistant ‘concept tyre’.TVS says that the tyre’s unique puncture resistance ability is possible because of a special sealant gel already in the tyre. The gel coats the inner surface of the tyre, it m...
WE SPOTTED this on French site Motorevue earlier today:The two charts plot the evolution of the typical weight and power characteristics of key motorcycles over the last 40 years.It's a simple but striking bit of info, plotting the increase in power and the decrease in weight of ...
EXCUSE THE 1980's style soft rock music, but we thought you'd like a quick shufti at this BMW S1000RR development video, which follows the birth of the new 190bhp superbike.With footage from road and track testing, as well as a quick peek
HERE'S THE second instalment of Ducati's video detailing the development of the company's Desmosedici MotoGP racer.The series of videos tracks the developemnt of the iconic V4 racer, from its birth on the drawing board to Ducati's first Moto
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