affair. For no particular reason, all start and finish at Chelmsford, the county town. Regard it as your home for a couple of days. Go on, enjoy yourself.Some general do's and don'ts.Avoid these places: Romford (and anywhere else west of the M25
YAMAHA'S R6 has been a success since the day it was launched, journalists rated them, racers won on them and they've been selling well every year.However, in its fourth year, the mighty R6 needs to pull something special out for 2010 to keep one-step ahead of the game. Rumours ha...
Click to read: Suzuki GSX-R1000 K6 owners reviews, Suzuki GSX-R1000 K6 specs and to see the Suzuki GSX-R1000 K6 image gallery.The standard GSX-R1000 is the best performing bike in its class on the racetrack. Fact. In 2006 Brendan Roberts, then a 21-year-old UK-based Aussie racer,...
Years ago you went round the world on a BMW and took two years to do it. But today you can ride round the world on a sportsbike and do it in a month or two.People say Yamaha's R1 is a track only bike and uncomfortable for long distances. The truth is it's an extremely suitable ma...
to the speculation ahead of this weekend's race at Jerez. Quoted on GPOne, the Italian said: "Leave Ducati? I wouldn't even think of it. We have a contract in place, and I'll give my very best right up until the end. The chances of seeing me on another bike
), but there are still enough hours to complete a fair amount of ground. If you're south-east based, like me, and are set on covering a county in a day, Sussex is undoubtedly the place to go. If you're coming from further afield, find a B&B and phone in sick the next
When it comes to trackdays, the psychology of riding starts way before you even get near a circuit. I’ve always felt there are many riders who would love to take part in a trackday but fear they will be too nervous or intimidated so never get round to it. The fact is if you can r...
“Now we know the rules - there aren’t any.”Niall Mackenzie was not a happy man. Usually one of the most jovial riders in the paddock, his brow was clearly furrowed in the post-race interview. It was Oulton Park, 1998, the second leg of the second race of the BSB season and the so...
Find an excellent example and you'll realise why this was one of the key machines that transformed sports bikes. "Life changing,"' as Whit would say. So let's set the context: early '80s sports machines were heavy and wallowy.The first GSX-R750 (it was sold as a 400 in 1984 in Ja...
Click to read: BMW F800GS owners reviews, BMW F800GS specs and to see the BMW F800GS image gallery.Embarrassing myself in front of someone fairly important in the motorcycling community is becoming a bit of a trend of mine recently. Last month I had wheelie stage fright while Bri...
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