Race News

TT on Tour? International TT series proposed…

  How would you like a load of nutters riding superbikes at 200mph down your local high street? Well, give us a shout and we’ll see if we can arrange a litre bike group test in your area. Alternatively, get

Kennedy and Mackenzie bag BSB rides with WD40.

Housewives’ favourite, Taylor Mackenzie, will partner with old teammate Jack Kennedy this season in a two bike attack on the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship. Riding for Sheffield based Team WD-40, the dynamic duo will ride Kawasaki ZX-10Rs. Kennedy returns to the

Hillier smoked it in 2014. One to watch for sure.

Hillier and Johnson to ride factory backed Kawasaki ZX-10Rs at the TT

Having gradually increased its presence at the Isle of Man TT festival in recent years, Kawasaki will move up a gear in 2015 with two teams officially supported by Kawasaki Motors Europe (KME). James Hillier will once again ride the

Product Reviews

Three-way Suzuki Hayabusa exhaust test – what gives the most power?

  We’ve tried out a few exhaust systems on our long-term Suzuki Hayabusa test bike, so we thought we’d do a bit of a summary of how they performed. We used the Dynojet dynamometer at Big CC Racing in Wokingham

Oxford Products launches new self-contained Tracker unit with ten year battery life

There are a few excellent bike tracker products available at the moment. We’ve used the Datatool TrakKing and the Road Angel BikeTrac unit, and they both give peace of mind, and an extra layer of security – together with a

Drift Stealth 2

New Drift Stealth 2 camera released.

The latest to be launched at us is the new Drift Stealth 2, Drift’s lightest and smallest camera.

Bike Tests

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Al’s tech blog

With Ducati launching its 1299 Panigale this week, when better to have a look at the Bolognan firm’s trademark ‘desmo’ valve technology?       Bikes nowadays – they’re pretty boring, eh? Quite ‘samey’. A bit ‘meh.’ What’s that you

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First Ride: Ducati 1299 Panigale

Yep, that’s exactly what we all thought the Ducati 1199 Panigale needed, another 100cc and more power. Are they all high over there in Bologna? But it turns out, whatever they’re smoking, it’s the right stuff – the 2015 update

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Ducati Panigale 1299 – First Impressions

Well we’ve got a long old day of hooning around like idiots on the new Ducati Panigale 1299, but first impressions are bloody good. Within a couple of laps at ‘I’ve still got a hangover’ pace, the improvements to the

Blogs

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Al’s tech blog

With Ducati launching its 1299 Panigale this week, when better to have a look at the Bolognan firm’s trademark ‘desmo’ valve technology?       Bikes nowadays – they’re pretty boring, eh? Quite ‘samey’. A bit ‘meh.’ What’s that you

Six appeal!

Things you don’t see every day part 327…

We were down at our mate Dan Miles’ workshop earlier, and he had something a bit out of the ordinary on the workbench. We’re used to seeing BMW S1000RR, Kawasaki ZX-10R and Yamaha R1 motors stripped and rebuilt, but Dan’s

Seeing the HRC badge still makes us feel special.

Chris goes racing on a HRC Repsol Honda

OK, I’ll admit it, the main motivation for me entering an enduro race on the Montesa Cota was so that I could tell my mates I was racing a Repsol HRC Honda. Childish, yes, but hey there’s nothing grown up

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