AMERICAN COMPANY Samson has unveiled a prototype of its flying motorcycle dubbed the Switchblade, claiming it could be on sale in less than two years.The aircraft will be aimed at the home-build market, with an anticipated price of $60,000 plus
Honda's new CBF StunnerHONDAis to launch an all-new 800cc bike by the end of this financial year – the only downside is that it will launch firstly in India.Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India (HMSI) senior executive announced the plan while
HERE AT Visordown we're calling on your support for the final push against the motorcycle parking charges in Westminster.Doing your bit couldn't be easier, just click this link, download the PDF, print it out, fill it in and send it to: Ben Cope
HE'S ONLY 14 years old, and rides an 85cc bike but Australia’s youngest freestyle motocross world record holder Tyrone Gilks, will attempt a new 200ft world record jump next month in Australia. Gilks plans to fly his Yamaha YZ 85cc over a 200ft ramp
GERMAN CAR manufacturer Porsche has officially challenged Mayor of London Ken Livingstone's £25 congestion charge by issuing its case in the High Court of Justice.Porsche believe the increase of the congestion charge from £8 a day, or £0.80 for residents, to £25 is both unfair an...
SOME NEWS JUST IN: Electric motorcycle manufacturer Vectrix is in financial dire straits once again. Reports say the company is looking for a buyer, or possible merger, as the global economic crisis digs in.In January 2008, Visordown broke the news
AT LAST - it seems like the nutter is going.According to reports by the BBC, the chief constable of North Wales Police Richard Brustrom has said he intends to retire "and disappear" by Christmas 2009.Yaaaaaaaay!The BBC reports in a programme to be broadcast on BBC Radio Wales on ...
AN increase of motorway speed limits has been proposed with a rise to 80mph in a bid to boost Britain's economy by reducing journey times.The 10mph increase is set to go under consultation later this year with a view to introducing the new limit in 2013.Transport Secretary Philip...
trying to achieve.“Police will be escorting us in a rolling road block, so only the sections of the road with motorcycles will be closed. We will be driving at a steady 30mph or so, so delays should be minimal.”The event bears heavy resemblance to a
HONDA has revealed that its two-wheeled contingent at the event will include two of its legendary racers; the ubiquitous NSR500 – it has yet to specify which version – and the 1966 RC149.Rarely appearing outside Japan, the RC149 is worth catching. Some of the engineers at Honda’s...
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