RYAN Farquhar won the Lightweight TT on Saturday evening by almost 30 seconds.Farquhar overcame an early challenge from James Hillier and, once the pit stop strategies had balanced themselves out, was over 20 seconds clear of his fellow Kawasaki
IF there's a problem with electric motorcycles as the state of the art currently stands it's that of weight; pack a motorcycle full of enough batteries to provide some serious power and it's going to be groaning under its own mass long before the performance starts to match its p...
THE LIGHTWEIGHT class at the 2012 Isle of Man TT has had over 60 entries, including six former TT winners.Ryan Farquhar, Michael Rutter, Michael Dunlop, Cameron Donald, Adrian Archibald and Ian Lougher are all former TT winners but they
FROM 2012 the Isle of Man TT race schedule will be increased to include the returning Lightweight race using Supertwins.The Lightweight Race will feature 650cc twin cylinder four stroke machines. Running over three-laps the race will take place
SMALL, svelte and very, very cool. The CR&S Vun is going on sale at the bargain price of around £15,000.Using a Rotax 652cc motor that kicks out around 58bhp and tipping the scales at a tiny 128kg dry, the bike comes with Ohlins rear shock, Marvic magnesium wheels and a carbon/ti...
JOHN McGuinness has confirmed he will race in this year’s Lightweight TT, in June, on Honda’s new CBR500R. The nineteen-time TT race winner will ride for Phil Morris's RLR racing team. McGuinness last rode for the team nearly a decade ago, when he
BMW's new lid is the lightest on the marketBMW Motorrad have unveiled the lightest enduro helmet on the market, new for the BMW Rider Equipment 2009 rangeBased on the company's current Enduro helmet, the Carbon holds a ECE 22-05 certification the helmet is suitable for use both o...
We're surrounded by weight loss tips, low calorie diets and yoga classes - and the same can be said for your bike. In efforts to reduce weight you remove unnecessary bits and add lightweight components to improve performance.But have you ever
Motorcyclists buying and fitting a pair of Michelin Power Pure motorcycle tyres between 1 May and 30 June will receive the chance to win one of 20 Akrapovic slip-on exhausts.Thanks to Michelin's patented Light Tyre Technology, Michelin claims that the Power Pure type weighs appro...
Pretty much all summer this year my preferred choice of jacket has been this, the Held - Defence.It fits perfectly. I bought a wedding suit last year and the assistant sold me some German made threads because they are made for men with broad shoulders (apparently most Germans are...
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