'Met Officers discuss the Force's new low-emission transport'WELCOME 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 Metropolitan Police b...
, possibly with the fuselage swimming in hydraulic oil and aviation fuel doesn't even bear thinking about . . . . Sat in the cockpit with the four 1400 horse-power merlins revving away and the whole aircraft chomping at the bit, straining against the brakes
What Rutter might look like on the new bike, probablyTHE MSS Discovery Kawasaki squad are running new 'WSB-spec' engines in their Ninja ZX-10R Superbikes at Croft, this weekend.Other technical improvements to the Ninja ZX-10Rs include a new swingarm
. EBR now make competiton-only machines to order.EngineType: 72˚ V-Twin, 4-Stroke, 4-valve DOHC FF valvetrainDisplacement: 1190 ccBore and Stroke: 106 x 67.5Compression Ratio: 14.25:1Heads: CNC portedValves: Titanium, 42.0mm
and notice the gear indicator - Kawasaki's new ZZR1400 was only in fifth. Another run in sixth is a repeat of before, except the rev counter only registers 10,000rpm.This is one indecently fast motorcycle. Restricted to 186mph it may be, but the ease
system helps the 1300cc lump kick out a healthy 250 to 260bhp at 6psi & can be upgraded to in excess of 450bhp with bigger injectors. If you've got a B-King, a touch over £4000, and a decent life insurance policy; give Big CC a call.
, ground-breaking bike engines, but these are our Top 10 of the finest, fastest or most important engines ever made. We argued long and hard and this is our list. See if yours is on here…
planning on racing on the roads, including the North West 200.JHP are also preparing the 1199RS models for Jentin Doodson Motorsport, a British Superbike team. Four 1199RS models are expected to arrive in the UK next week.Currently, the 1199 Panigale has
was the motor.Continue the look into the modern Yamaha VmaxVmax FactsYamaha has sold 100,000 Vmaxs since 1985The original bike was included in a display in the Guggenheim MuseumWork started on the new Vmax in 1996The new Vmax makes 197bhp!Only 2,000 Vmaxs
Last week I took my 2011 ZX-10R to PDQ to get it run up on the dyno. You can see the video here.The horsepower result on its own looks good; 173.14bhp @ 12,5000rpm. However, the torque figure isn't quite what I expected. At 74ftlb, it's strong
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