IF SEVEN-TIME motorcycle racing world champion Valentino Rossi is your hero, then get yourself along to DVLA Personalised Registrations auction, at The Haycock Hotel, Wansford, Cambridgeshire, and bid for ROS 55I when it goes under the hammer between September 24-26.Additionally,...
There was a time when a rider’s number indicated his position from the previous season, with the ultimate accolade being the number 1 emblazoned on the front of the champion's bike.The rise of branding in MotoGP and a rider wanting to market
My favourite ever BSB brolly dolly has to be Keith Flint. He joined me on the grid back in 1997 at Brands Hatch before I nailed down my second championship with two race wins. A nicer bloke you couldn't ever wish to meet so it’s good to see him out and about regularly on his Cres...
2010 CHAMPION Jorge Lorenzo has chosen to sport the number one plate on the Yamaha M1.“Today I can reveal my No 1, I am very proud because you have to work very hard to have the option to wear it.” said Lorenzo, in what will be the first time
50 years ago - The first East German Grand Prix was held at the Sachsenring circuit in 1961. The original circuit used for this event was a closed road circuit 8.73km in length.50 - Casey Stoner’s third place finish at Mugello was the 50th time he has stood on the podium in MotoG...
WITH THE rising number of crimes involving the use of motorcycles in the Philippines, the Land Transportation Office has announced it is planning to issue two licence plates to motorcycle owners - front and rear - for easy identification
IF ANYONE is doubting Sete Gibernau's return to MotoGP then they must be pretty much in the minority right now. The latest rumours and plans for the former factory man have him on a FIFTH Ducati next year in the premier class.The bike would be run in the Onde 2000 team, currently...
Tyres work with your motorcycle to determine how hard you can brake, how fast you can accelerate and how much you can lean. Or how far you can travel before they wear out and let's face it, tyres aren't cheap. Sadly, there's no optimum tyre for every situation. Each tyre is a com...
Uninsured bikes and cars are all heading for the crusherRECORD NUMBERS of uninsured vehicles are being seized and crushed, according to figures released today at the ABI's annual motor conference. The use of automatic number plate recognition
This picture of me chasing Foggy on the Daytona banking in 1991 brought back some bitter sweet memories recently. I did half a season as his team mate on the Silkolene RC30s before scurrying off to Japan to ride a factory Yamaha Superbike. I’ve never been a quitter but I felt the...
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