LIKE WITH so many other motorcycle stories around the world, Visordown was the first to tell you about secret plans by former GP stars Ralph Waldmann and Martin Wimmer to buy the MZ motorcycle brand - and now it's official, the pair have got
LOTS OF rumours flying around at the moment in Germany that the shut-down MZ factory and racing concern is to be bought by none other that two former GP greats - Ralf Waldmann and Martin Wimmer.Apparently, the pair have expressed an interest
The last time I rode anything with an MZ badge on the tank, it was a ratty old two-stroke commuter that smoked like a chimney and had the disturbing habit of leaving various parts littered behind it on the road.This image may be what first springs
RUMOURS ARE rife that MZ is going to return for 2009 with a new range of models. What is left of the German company, currently owned about by a Malaysian firm, is apparently in talks with three factories to try and salvage the name
, instead what I got was a half-hour trawl across London under my own steam followed by a lovely cup of tea and a biscuit at Jack Nice motorcycles in Walthamstow where the MZ1000SF awaited me. But then had MZ blown the cash on a huge launch, they'd probably
The MZ plant that has made motorcycles in the eastern German state of Saxony since 1922 is to close at the end of the year after its Malaysian backers pull the plug on losses, a news report said.MZ, which stands for Motorcycle Works Zschopau
Waldmann and his new four-stroke 250 racer FORMER 250GP stars Ralf Waldmann and business partner Martin Wimmer unveiled their new 250cc racer at last weekend's German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring.The machine, which is powered by a four-stroke KTM, has already undergone a testi...
FORMER MOTOGP man Anthony West posted the fastest on the first day of testing for the new Moto2 class at Valencia.The Australian, riding an MZ, notched up a best time of 1:37.4 on the 4.005km Valencia track.The teams are using the test to get
Anthony Gobert, Garry McCoy, Alex Criville and Nobatsu Aoki fight it out at the Brazilian GP in 1999.
Perhaps it's a sign that the economy is on the turn, but we're reporting on more new bike firms than bankruptcies at the moment – which makes a change.The latest is German start-up ZP Moto, formed from the ashes of MZ. Based in MZ's hometown
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