What's instore for the 2011 MotoGP season. Anticipation for exciting racing that's more likely to be largely dull, one-horse races. Here are the Visordown predictions for the top three this year:Ben Cope:StonerLorenzoPedrosaJames Whitham:StonerLorenzoRossiNiall Mackenzie:PedrosaR...
Luc Besson's cult film, Taxi, features this clip at the start. It's an annoying end-edit (because it's an obvious edit) but it's still a nice idea...
One man's fast is another man's slow. If you posted a lap of Donington good enough to put you on the third row of a MotoGP grid your mates wouldn't hear the end of it, but Rossi would be gutted. For some cracking the ton is enough; for others that's just warming the tyres.Of cour...
HistoryRacing on dirty oval tracks can be traced back to the start of the 20th century and it’s said that a race in South Africa in 1907 was the start of it all, for bikes at least. But the first recorded motorcycle speedway (or dirt track) event, where prize money was on offer, ...
Got sent this gem of a promo film by a Visordown member the other day.I think they make a really strong argument about motorcycles not being any more dangerous than the individual operator. To illustrate this point, the clip of the revolver hand gun is a masterstroke. But why's h...
US FINANCIAL EXPERTS Goldman Sachs have added Harley-Davidson to their Conviction Sell List following a 35-40 per cent downturn in year-on-year sales for October and November 2009, citing the firm's recent recall notice for over 111,000 machines
Gratzle and his booze-burning bikeWITH THE increasing pressure on fuel reserves around the world – and the spiralling costs of petrol – one inventor has come up with a modern take on an alcohol-fuelled motorcycle. Chuck Gratzle, an agriculturalexpert from Kansas, thinks the answe...
A DEDICATED Suzuki training scheme has been launched by Suzuki GB and the British School of Motoring. The scheme will see successful participants not only gain a full motorcycle licence, but also qualify for a special £99 insurance offer on selected brand new Suzuki machines. Run...
THE PARLIAMENTARY Transport Select Committee, chaired by the Honourable Gwyneth Dunwoody MP, is to hold a review of road safety and has invited interested parties to submit evidence.The review is likely to take place in either March or April and will consider what more can be don...
A RECENT investigation carried out by Swiss environmental experts has found that modern diesel engines are actually better for the environment than battery-powered ones.The report, issued by Swiss government research lab EMPA, confirms what most
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