Here I am at Cadwell Park to ride Tommy Hill’s Swan Yamaha Superbike. I’m well aware of the privilege… and the risks, believe me.It’s a dealer’s track day on the full circuit and on this warm, sunny late-September day we’ve got the track
Click to read: 2011 Triumph Speed Triple owners reviews, 2011 Triumph Speed Triple specs and to see the 2011 Triumph Speed Triple image gallery.Well that's it, we've finished our riding stint and are now sat on the sweaty death coach from hell that's taking us back to our hotel.M...
. The original 636cc Fiat 600 (Seicento) could barely top 60mph so I think it's safe to assume that 'considerable modifications' have taken place here. Can we have some events like this in the UK, please? It's not like we're short of hills is it?
this performance to his fourth-placed finish in MotoGP in 2007 for an insight into Hopper's true potential.His strong Suzuki/Paul Denning links stoke the gossip and rumours in this direction. With Crescent Suzuki's previous star rider, Tommy Hill, defecting
to avoid chinning the belly pan or oil cooler on the tailgate edge. Before I made this purchase I circumnavigated the problem by parking at the bottom of a steep hill – something that isn’t always in bountiful supply.Still, job’s fixed now. Drives like a
crossroads at the top of the hill and trudge across fields to get here. If you're looking at a map, it's just a few miles before you arrive in Kirk Michael village.Superbike riders backshift one gear before entering this 140mph corner and get back on the gas
racing monkey (Tommy Hill?) stuffs it up my inside going into Corams for proof of my wimpy braking points.So that’s that. Just don’t let me near one on the road. I don’t have the will power to ride it slowly.Y’see? The problems me, not the GSX
it is. Faced with twenty miles of perfectly surfaced, up-hill, sweeping A-road bends as we made our way up the mountains, you’ve got to recalibrate your riding instincts. There’s very little cornering clearance (those footboards are low and wide) so
and doctor. “It started seven years ago,” says Leatt. “I was competing in an off road event and a guy crashed and broke his neck. We worked on him for ages administering CPU but it was no good. It was when they were carrying his body off the hill I thought
without any snatch or backlash once the engine was loaded up with full throttle. Impressive.Its spiritual home in the UK? Well, if there was a timed hill climb up Alston Pass, I'd choose a Nuda on slicks.Conclusion? With a small fuel tank and narrow seat
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