For early pioneers in any discipline, safety has never been of primary concern. The Wright Brothers first took to the air in flat-caps and bowler hats on an aircraft made of string and box cartons, while the very first submarines had wooden hulls covered in greased leather. The e...
When MotoGP arrived in 2002, the official line was that the old two-strokes were dinosaurs: anachronisms in titanium and carbon-fibre with little bearing on what we rode on the street. ‘Win on Sunday, sell on Monday’ was a popular marketing slogan
on the grid before a race.Sweat and toil Hard work and long sessions in the pits have built up a strong relationship with chief technician Ramon Forcada. Jorge likes to learn and can translate what the bike is telling him: “I am working on how to understand
of their experiences. So just what is it about chugging around India (a country that is as foreign as it gets) on prehistoric motorbikes that gets people frothing with excitement?Make no mistake about it – you have to really want to do this. It costs a great deal
CHARACTER (krk-tr) n.Some motorcycles have it by the bucket load while others clearly don't. So what gives a motorcycle its character and how, when some motorcycles are so similar, can one emerge as having character when others are branded bland
On the road, an experienced rider will be quicker in most instances on the 1,000cc bike where he can use the power. An average rider will be quicker under certain circumstances on the bigger bike, but quicker in others on the smaller bike.FalcorobBoth are mentally fast, 500GP com...
Valentino Rossi - Ferrari 458 ItaliaThe 458 Italia is the latest of the Ferraris to be added to Valentino Rossi's car collection. The 458 Italia is unlike the standard Ferrari supercar that you may have seen smouldering at the side of the road; Rossi's has been personalised with ...
features from TWO that involve that bike.But the best part is that you can add your review of your own bike and read other owner's reviews. So, once this area gathers momentum, you'll be able to check in to get a quick feel of what the bike you're lusting
and varied years of being a motorcycle-hack, I've been lucky enough to ride some great roads and none of them have looked like this. I've also been sent to go and ride roads like these, to get pictures like this one. Why? Because we once did a feature
. With ITV now having agreed to televise every round live to 3.5 million people and crowds of more than 30,000 expected at each event, Visordown asks BSB's champions of the last ten years to tell us what's made British racing great again and what their titles
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