BeFaster's carbon Ducati 999...VISORDOWN has been sent this image of this ultra-expensive, carbon-clad Ducati 999S from German tuning house BeFaster. The bike, which benefits from a carbon frame, wheels, swingarm and fairing, weighs a claimed 143 kg - over 30kg lighter than the o...
TAKE ONE Yamaha parallel-twin adventure sports machine, add a plethora of expensive high-end bling and you've got yourself a Yamaha XT1200Z Cross Dresser, sorry, World Crosser.Joking aside, the World Crosser is a concept marketing exercise by Yamaha, to show-off the tasty additio...
THE commercial rights holders for the TT races, the Isle of Man Government Department of Economic Development has moved ahead with plans to stage a World Series by inviting a study into the 'feasibility' of a road racing World championship
's version got this reaction from the big boss:"It is only because we haven't yet found the right set-up. That's the problem. This engine has a much bigger potential: it has more power and the revs are higher. The situation has already improved after
FORMER MotoGP world champion Casey Stoner has said the 2012 switch to 1000cc engines in MotoGP will suit his style better. At the back end of last year MotoGP rights holder Dorna, in conjunction with the FIM, announced MotoGP will return to 1000cc
," said Edwards. "I'm not saying the bikes are exactly the same. But I think they're a lot closer than they've ever been. "When you look at the speed charts, we're right there. Everybody's running good. I think all 18 bikes are running within 4km
DOUBLE World Superbike champion James Toseland has announced his retirement from motorcycle racing with immediate effect after the damage to his right wrist was diagnosed as irreparable.The crash occurred in testing at Aragon earlier this year
MICHELIN IS taking more types of tyre compounds to the Brno GP this weekend than ever before.After being caught-out by a drop in temperatures at the Laguna Seca race the french firm says it won't make the same mistake again.This weekend will be doubly tough for the company howeve...
WHAT TO WEARWaterproof textiles or leathers and an unlined oversuit? Both have their advantages, and many people have more than one option these days. The main problem with wearing unlined lightweight plastic waterproofs is that they don't breathe, and in certain conditions you c...
JOHN Hopkins is back under the MotoGP spotlight, this time with interest from LCR Honda team owner, Lucio Cecchinello.The speculation on Italian website GPOne.it suggests that HRC want Repsol rider Andrea Dovizioso to move to the LCR Honda squad as the Repsol team are unlikely to...
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