THE 2010 Isle of Man TT Races boosted the Manx economy by a staggering £19 million, new figures have revealed.The first dedicated financial survey of the event showed 30,787 people visited the Island for the 2010 TT, each spending an average of £620
THE NUMBER of licensed motorcycles in the UK has doubled since the mid 1990s, the Motorcycling Industry Association (MCI) has revealed.A survey, commissioned by the MCI, showed approximately 1.4 million motorcycles and 1.5 million motorcyclists are in the UK; despite the signific...
by fuel consumption - or rather highlighting how poor motorcycles are delivering impressive figures. He originally ran a series of fuel challenges in the eighties and now the economy has taken a nose dive, he has resurrected the competition, figuring
AN increase of motorway speed limits has been proposed with a rise to 80mph in a bid to boost Britain's economy by reducing journey times.The 10mph increase is set to go under consultation later this year with a view to introducing the new limit
The truth is, petrol is going to run out, it’s not a question of if but when. This has given to a rise in the price of petrol in the UK and around the world; you don't need to get a calculator out to estimate the fact that, on average, a tenner won't get you as far as it used to ...
MV AGUSTA have partnered with Dafra Motos to start production in Brazil.The firm will produce the F4 and Brutale models for the Brazilian market. These models will be assembled in the Dafra Motos factory in Manaus, surpervised by Brazilian engineers who have spent time in the MV ...
A new name has appeared in the world of bikes – JTG. Short for Jotagas, it's a new Spanish firm that's planning to release two bikes this spring.The firm is aiming at the trials and enduro markets, and will have one offering in each segment on sale soon. It claims the enduro will...
YAMAHA MOTORS have announced they are working on a series of new motorcycle engines which will be 20 per cent more fuel efficient than their existing models. The new engine design features revised internal components and an all-new fuel injection system for increased fuel efficie...
HOW DOES 214mpg grab you? Thought so. Well, take a look at this feet-forward streamlined Honda ANF125i, built by Netherlands-based technical boffin, Allert Jacobs.Called the Quest Velamobile, Jacob's machine uses purpose-built, fully-enclosed bodywork to reduce drag and boost fue...
RICHARD BRUNSTROM, the North Wales Police Chief Constable has said that his officers are not pulling over foreign lorry drivers who are breaking the law because doing so might harm the economy.Brunstrom, nicknamed the mad mullah of the traffic
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