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Michael Dunlop aims for 130mph lap in Supersport TT

With just 54 days to go until the 2014 TT races, it’s the Supersport class that has proved the most popular in terms of entries. Michael Dunlop is heading back with big plans to make his mark on the class.

2014 MotoGP R1, Losail, Qatar

We catch up with Scott Redding following the first round at Qatar

    Thanks for taking time out to chat with us seeing as you just got back from Qatar yesterday, how tricky was it adapting to race at night? Not too bad at all to be honest, I went to

Two racers, racing.

MotoGP round one – Suzi Perry and the flying Ginger Ninja.

Qatar MotoGP Finally, after all the hype, all the waiting, the seemingly incomprehensible rule changes, new presenters and new paint jobs, MotoGP 2014 started with a bigger bang than anyone expected. The fuss on social meeja over the who’s who

Product Reviews


Triple treat for Yamaha MT-09 from Skidmarx

  The list of aftermarket parts continues to grow for Yamaha’s latest triple engined MT-09 and UK firm Skidmarx have joined the fray with some bodywork essentials. Based on the company’s race-derived double bubbles, the fly screen kit attaches to


Avon offer new tyre deals for 2014

British motorcycle tyre manufacturer, Avon Tyres, is launching the 2014 riding season with a tyre fitment promotion on its acclaimed sport and Hypersport-touring products. From April 1 to June 30, customers buying a pair of Storm 3D X-M, 3D Ultrasport


Termignoni goodness for the Yamaha MT-09

Until recently your choices were limited if you were looking for decent aftermarket exhaust systems for your shiny new Yamaha MT-09. Here’s Italian maker Termignoni’s offering and let’s be honest, it’s beautiful. Downpipes and de-cat middle are stainless steel with

Bike Tests


Throwback Thursday – Thrash Metal from November 1992


Turns out this bike is really good at these, which is nice.

Yamaha MT-07 first ride.

Expectations count for a lot where motorcycles are concerned and I’ll be honest, after reading the spec sheet for the new Yamaha MT-07 I wasn’t setting my hopes too high. A parallel twin aimed squarely at the budget end of


Honda VTR 1000 SP-1

The Honda VTR1000 SP-1 was the big H’s answer to the all conquering Ducati 916 that had been running the show in The World Superbike Championship for years. Sadly for Honda, it was never quite the Ducati slayer they were



Bike Stop’s ‘Season Opener’ Event – 26th/27th April

Stevenage based clothing and accessory retailer Bike Stop have announced their ‘Season Opener’ event on the weekend of 26th/27th April. They’ve kicked things up a notch from last year’s event and you’ll be pleased to know they’ve got the food

Track Day Silverstone3rd October 2013

Women only trackdays with Maria Costello

Maria Costello MBE heads to Silverstone, the home of British motorsport this Thursday, to host the first of her women only riding skills track days.   Building upon the success of last year’s events, Maria will once more be offering

Massimo Tamburini
1943 - 2014

Massimo Tamburini 1943 – 2014

The legendary designer behind the Ducati 916 and MV Agusta F4 has died. Massimo Tamburini was the brainchild behind the sleek, iconic designs of some of the most beautiful machines to emerge from Italy in recent years as well as

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