The ideal bike meet would be somewhere about 30 or 40 miles from your house, giving you the chance for a proper ride there. The weather should be sunny too, but you don't always get the choice. Meeting up with friends is what it's all about. If you
Of all the bombshell bikes launched in the last fifty years, Kawasaki’s 1972 Z900 (becoming the Z1 in 1974) is a milestone machine.Kawasaki decided to trump Honda’s CB750 by launching something else altogether. With double overhead cams to the Honda’s one and 903cc to Honda’s 736...
Triumph’s most splendiferous 675 Daytona is a fantastic all-rounder. Blessed with more mid-range power than any of its smaller 600cc competitors, it is a much nicer bike to ride on the road, needing less gear-lever action and less revs to pedal it along at a decent rate of knots....
they give to the Rizla Suzuki MotoGp team, the Dixon Yamaha MX team and also as an official supplier to the Force India F1 team, ensuring they all keep shining for the cameras.The company also supports the local bike meets at Poole Quay, which take place
THE SCIENCE PART: The Qualifier II uses single tread technology on the front hoop and Dunlop’s TTC (Triple Tread Compound) on the rear. This gives uniformity to the front and the best of both worlds on the rear – a softer compound for better side grip on the shoulders of the tyre...
Christian Iddon...he's a bit good, you knowConsidering his obvious talent and factory rider status Christian Iddon is remarkably level-headed, especially for a lad of his tender years. Although he still hasn't turned 23 he's done a lot in racing terms and spent most of his life i...
Anthony Gobert pulls into park fermé and is mobbed by the Muzzy Kawasaki team. A first place in the second race at Phillip Island secures a very respectable fourth for the infamous Aussie in the 1995 World Championship. This was to be the last win on the world stage for the ZXR75...
Jerry Burgess gets up at 5am on a race weekend. He heads for the computer, switches it on and combs the data, seeking something that might give Valentino Rossi's Yamaha YZR-M1 a microsecond's advantage on the track. He's 50 years old, but he's the first of the Gauloises team to ...
Location: Central Milton Keynes, BuckinghamshireDescription: Low speed urban circuit, watch for SaxosSurface: Mostly well-surfaced with moderate grip levelsSkills practised: Observation, anticipation, low speed throttle control, reflection-checkingMilton Keynes was always going t...
Tucked-in on a Valencia start/finish straight hazy with heat, the blue and carbon of Cal Crutchlow’s R6 were so tight to the exhausts of Anthony West’s CBR600RR going into the last lap, the two were virtually indistinguishable. The headline battle of the third round of the champi...
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