It's simple really; power depends on a perfect burn. Get your mixture right and the air will ensure the fuel burns to produce maximum horsepower.Skimp on air and unburnt fuel will go to waste with the exhaust gases, while too much air means precious energy (that's fuel, that is) ...
THIS POOR sod looks like he's an accident about to happen right from the start.Ham-fisted throttle action, results in v.bent GSX-R.Da-da dum, dum, dum, another one bites...
A MOTORCYCLIST has been caught on camera doing in excess of 140mph on the A2 in Kent.Lewis Matanle, 38, from Marine Crescent, Whitstable, was clocked by a speed camera at 146mph – the highest recorded by a mobile camera in the county.Matanle was piloting his Suzuki GSX-R750 on Oc...
TALK ABOUT MAKING a tit of yourself.The rider with the onboard camera has hardly got out of the coned section leading up onto the Mountain part of the 37.73 TT course when he's overtaken by an overeager punter on an old Aprilia V-twin.Watch as Johnny Hotshot gets it all wrong and...
Quick, but probably not as quick as a Visordown commuter off the line..VISORDOWN has teamed up with Santa Pod to give away two family tickets to the Extreme Performance Bike Weekend on Saturday the 15th and Sunday the 16th of September.The Extreme Performance Bike Weekend will fe...
height=10width:300px; margin:5px 0px 5px 10px;" align="center"black solid; margin-bottom:2px;" width="300" /After so many years of defying death in racing, at really fast speeds, now I'm retired I've just had one of mybiggest near death experiences of them all - driving a tractor...
You tend to give it more throttle at the start than on a conventional bike - you dump the clutch and it goes from 0-60 in 2.5 seconds, so they're quick. It's crucial to get out of corners fast in speedway, and to do this you often need to back off
THAT, MY FRIENDS, is Venhill's new dual action 500A throttle, residing on Visordown's slightly older 1988 Suzuki GSX-R1100J project bike.Originally designed for use on motocrossers and speedway bike, Venhill's quick-action throttle is becoming
CHECK THE close-up footage of this trackday highside caught by a lucky spectator of a not-so lucky participant.It's not often we like to glorify some other poor sod's misfortune, but we thought the clip was so good it was worthy of a video quickie.Sounds expensive!
Never, under any circumstances, trust a Jawa.Also (more importantly) never trust a rider who doesn't know which side the kick start's on. It's a bad sign, as this short video proves.Anyone got a bag of frozen peas?
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