THE BIKER recently jailed for six months for speeding at 122mph with his son riding pillion has said he thinks all high-performance motorcycles should be restricted.Speaking to the North Devon Journal before his court appearance and subsequent jail
for the Direct Access Scheme, which validates their licence to ride large-capacity machines straightaway. Those that aren't so concerned with riding a big bike immediately often settle for a Restricted Access, or A1 licence, which allows holders to ride machines
MOTOGP ROOKIE Hiroshi Aoyama has criticised the cuts in pre-season MotoGP testing, which restricts the time riders can spend on the 800cc machines prior to the 2010 championship start. The reigning 250cc World Champion told Motosprint magazine
VALENTINO ROSSI has hit out at the restriction in practice sessions for MotoGP as a cost cutting measure saying that there should be more time for the riders on the bikes at the races.The eight times world champion also thinks that the single bike
The MANX Grand Prix (MGP) will take place now the government have relaxed restrictions put in place due to Foot and Mouth disease.While the race is due to go ahead, the organisers of the 2007 MGP have put in place several health and safety features
ARE you sitting comfortably? Well if you ride in British Columbia, Canada, you ought to be.New motorcycling laws have been introduced to increase safety and include stronger helmet laws, requiring riders to wear helmets that are Snell DOT or ECE approved much like we have over he...
head hit a fence post on the inside of the Joey’s right-hander. His bike then carried on up a steep embankment to mow down the spectators and marshals. The spectators were standing in a restricted area.However, the coroner was told that the signs
THE 100BHP limit in France is due to be revoked.A vote in the EU parliament has opposed the French 100bhp limit which was introduced in 1985 as a bizarre way to try and cut motorcycle accidents. France is the only EU member state to apply the 100bhp rule, which has been voted out...
without L-Plates and carry pillion passengers. The machine must have a power output of no greater than 11kW (14.66bhp).Pros: Straightforward, cost effectiveCons: Rider would need to take practical test again to progress to a larger machineRestricted
Many schools throughout the UK sell courses that aim to get you your licence within a week or even less. This means that a totally novice rider must undertake CBT (Compulsory Basic Training), graduate to a 500cc machine, learn the part-two test syllabus and take the test itself –...
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