). Here’s a look at BMW’s racing hits, plus what’s to come in the next couple of years...Click next as Visordown plots BMW's racing history
Get bidding for what could be a revolutionary motorcycle, as the advert states all you need is, "a fair wedge of ingenuity" to marry together a BMW K75 and the 1.4 diesel engine from a Citroen AX.Thankfully the seller will be able to help
A 1978 Heuer Silverstone chronograph watch is up for sale with Silverstone Auctions during the MotoGP weekend on June 11th.The period timepiece is one of four purchased by the legendary Mike ‘the bike’ Hailwood.In 1978 Mike Hailwood won his fourteenth Isle of Man TT on a Ducati 9...
’s one and 903cc to Honda’s 736cc, the Zed offered more of everything.As the advertising blurb had it: ‘We created the Kawasaki Z900 for expert riders who want to move up to a bigger, stronger motorcycle.’It was speed tested at 132mph – enough to render
H&H AUCTIONEERS will be putting three very specialbikes under the hammer at The Royal Hall,Harrogate on Wednesday 16 April 2008.One of the bikes which helped Joey Dunlop to achieveF1 supremacy, the 1982 Honda RS1000 beingoffered for sale, has been authenticated by hiscontemporary...
1987 to 1990 CBR600 (FH/FJ/FK/FL)And so it was born. The 'jelly mould' fairing hid a steel frame, an inline four of 598cc with 16 valves and 70-80bhp, good for a top speed just shy of 150mph. Around 10bhp up and, at 182 kilos, more than 10 kilos down on Kawasaki's then shit-hot G...
in popularity until WW1 interrupted, but when the TT returned in 1920 it went from strength to strength. In a time before Grand Prix there was no better way to demonstrate the speed and robustness of a motorcycle.The 1930s produced the first TT superstar
after final practice. He announced his retirement the next race. The truth is Barry and myself didn’t get on well. It all stemmed from a story I did in 1977 in Motorcycle Racer called ‘The Yanks are Coming.’ The talent in America at that time
I was standing on the last corner at Paul Ricard for the French GP. I’d been shooting on the back of the track during most of the race but had this weird feeling that Randy Mamola, who was on fire that season, was going to do something on the last lap. I can’t explain it any bett...
of the financial holes into which it has stumbled throughout its history. This time it was the 500 Vdue, powered by Bimota’s revolutionary “clean-burning” direct-injection two-stroke engine. The V-twin refused to run, properly, had to be recalled and bankrupted
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