It may only be the first test session of 2012 but from the times it is clear that everyone is still chasing Casey Stoner.This corner in particular is infamous for capturing riders sliding the rear, as demonstrated by Valentino Rossi, but on his
THE latest episode of US hit TV series Mythbusters has revealed that while bikes use far less fuel than cars they can't come close to matching them when it comes to exhaust emissions.The show's hosts, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, tested three
Two countries, both renowned for their engineering brilliance and passion for motorcycling have produced two technological two-wheeled marvels for 2009. In the red corner Ducati’s 1198 follows on from the massively successful 1098, while in the blue corner, few of you will need t...
.The only downer to this lofty perch is that those of diminutive stature may find it hard to get a toe down at the lights although lil' old Buster never had any bother.Atop the Aprilia you'll also find that fondest of road test clichés springing to mind
One man’s beauty is another man’s toad, or some such proverb is often quoted when referring to a visually challenged offspring. Usually behind the proud parent’s backs. To their faces expressions such as ‘he has his mother’s eyes’ which translates to ‘he has dad’s double chin and...
UK car drivers will spend, on average, 58 working weeks of their lives not moving in traffic on their daily commute, according to a new study of 2,000 car drivers by Continental Tyres.Covering an average round trip of 28 miles the typical journey to work and home again takes 41 m...
This is not a test. Aprilia’s RSV4 Factory costs a full £5,000 more than a Honda Fireblade, or half as much again. On paper it’s also clearly inferior, making less power and torque and hitting a top speed nearly 10mph down on the CBR1000RR’s V
Holy cow it was cold. Winter had appeared overnight and I was woefully unprepared in one-piece leathers and a paddock jacket. I was so chilled I was passing through the portal into the murky limbo existence of the truly frozen. You know, the one where you're so cold crashing seem...
then it was little more than a test mule. The fairing was black, it didn’t have any clocks and from every nook and cranny random wires hung out, feeding an array of sensors. Sworn to silence I was one of the first people outside the factory to see the final version
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