MOTORCYCLE LIVE starts tomorrow at the NEC, Birmingham, and runs until Sunday the 2nd of December.It's the biggest motorcycle show of the year and is the first chance we'll get to see 2013's new models in the metal.Manufacturers will be displaying
DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY'S police motorcycle unit is to be scrapped in a bid to save financial resources.Currently, the policemen on bikes were set to retire by the end of next year and it is decided that they will not be replaced due to budget
the headquarters of Triumph Motorcycles at Hinckley. I knew the bankrupt old company had been bought some years earlier by a wealthy builder named John Bloor, but had little idea that he’d done much with it.We were shown into what looked like just another giant
THE COUNTDOWN to the Carole Nash Motorcycle Live is ticking away and many of us will soon get a glimpse of the exciting new models for 2011.Heading the bunch, in our uniformed opinion, is the delectable MV Agusta F3. The exotica supersport machine
If you want modifications that make your bike go better, rather than just look prettier, then you're in the right place. Modern bikes, especially superbikes, are brilliant as standard but that's not to say you can't improve them. Here's our quick guide to getting more performance...
MEXICOName: John CantlieBike hired: 2003 BMW GS650Miles covered: 2,048Total cost: £1,112Pros: Undiscovered country, amazing roads, perfect weather, beaches, food, beerCons: Huge distances involvedAdventure rating: Very highRight now I’m in Mexico, and 1,433 miles into this journe...
1979“This is the Golden Age of motorcycling,” proclaimed one mag in 1979, celebrating the 100bhp output of superbikes like Kawasaki’s giant Z1300 and high-barred “factory customs” such as Yamaha’s XS650. The mags carried ads for Paddy Hopkirk lids
income. When I ask why there seem to be areas of great poverty the reply is hushed and hurried. Gadaffi controls everything, but he only cares about the oil. Nothing more.Click here to see motorcycle in Libya page two
50. Get your knee downWhen: This weekendWhere: A roundabout or a trackCost: FreeAmazingly, 40% of sportsbike riders have never got their knee down. The first time your plastic slider makes contact with the road you'll squeal with excitement.Pick a good corner or your favourite ro...
2001Harley-Davidson V-Rod Pasadena, CaliforniaIn 24 years of attending launches I've only ever been on one at which the world's press gathered with no clue to what the bike looked like. And when Bill Davidson revealed the V-Rod two dozen jaws hit the floor. At Irwindale drag stri...
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