Standing on the cusp of a championship is a strangely perilous position. You see the title within your grasp, you can almost touch it, taste it, but you know you have just a little bit more work to do before it is finally yours. It should be relatively easy. All you need to do is...
There are lots of reasons to go to a MotoGP race. If your aim is to see the best riders in the world test their skill, bravery and machines to the limit on a technical track, then you go to Mugello in Italy, or Phillip Island in Australia. If your reason for going is to try and m...
The winner's circle, or parc fermé as it's known to MotoGP insiders, is a place as mysterious as it is magical. At the end of a long hard race, after they've just given their all for the past 45 minutes, the first three riders to cross the finish line are escorted to a separate r...
In theory, motorcycle racing is simple. A bunch of riders line up at the start, and the fastest rider and bike combination wins. But theory has a way of falling so disappointingly short when faced with reality, and this is no exception. After all, it isn't the fastest rider who w...
AN OFFICIAL report from the Australian government has sung the praises of bikers for enriching and improving city living. The State of Australian Cities Report, which annually reviews the state of Australia's eighteen largest urban areas, concluded
THE standard Daytona 675 is a pretty accomplished track bike, but the addition of the Ohlins forks has taken the Daytona 675R to a whole new level.Initially Triumph set the bike up on a track setting but after one session the forks were too stiff and taking two clicks off the ...
THE IMPLEMETATION of 20mph in all residential streets does not significantly improve road safety, an official report has revealed. The report, compiled by Atkins for the Department for Transport, casts doubt over the planned reduction in speed limit
back to the garage with turf hanging out of the fairing on the back of a pick-up wouldn‘t have made me very popular!Read the full report and tech-specs in this months TWO
You can hardly accuse Triumph of rushing into the big adventure bike market. They’ve been incubating and hatching the 1200 Tiger Explorer since July 2006. Yes, since before the World went into financial freefall.But the gestation wasn’t helped by the fact that they had to design ...
Suzuki has suggested that some alternative models built at Suzuki's Asian country production plants will be now considered for the European market.Earlier in the week we reported that American Suzuki is bankrupt and will discontinue car sales, and last
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