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SW Motech Blaze Pannier fit on GSX-S1000 S

Posted: January 4, 2016 at 10:45 am   /   Blogs, Product Reviews, Staff Bikes, Uncategorized

Suzuki is very keen to stress that the new GSX-S1000 is very much a sporty naked bike. It’s nothing at all like a certain, SX-y,  Z-list bike from Competitor ‘K’, the nice PR man tells me, on a regular basis. Oh no. Nope. This is all well and good – it’s their bike after all. […]

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Harley Davidson – Freedom ain’t selling.

Posted: October 31, 2015 at 11:27 am   /   Blogs

You can’t put a price on freedom, the Americans like to say. That turns out to be a pity for that most American of bike brands, Harley-Davidson, which has announced poor financial results, looming job cuts and a marketing splurge to try to turn things around. Freedom, increasingly, looks like all it has to offer. […]

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Suzuki GSX-S1000 Fuelling Graphs

Posted: October 27, 2015 at 9:29 pm   /   Blogs, Product Reviews, Staff Bikes

Emissions Scandal!   No, we’re not talking about VW cars belching out masses of nitrous oxides. Rather, the effect of Euro emissions regs on our long term GSX-S1000 F. We’ve been speaking to the good guys at Dynojet UK, about getting a Power Commander fitted to our bike. They’ve been working hard at developing a […]

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Race Of Champions – Win a passenger ride with Jorge Lorenzo

Posted: September 23, 2015 at 6:18 pm   /   Blogs

The Race Of Champions comes to London this year, hosted at the London 2012 Olympic stadium in Queen Elizabeth Park on the 20-21 November. If you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last two decades and don’t know what it is, watch that video up there and then find out how you could win a […]

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11 of Britain’s best motorcycle routes

Posted: September 16, 2015 at 9:58 am   /   Blogs

There are few better feelings in the world than waking up on a weekend, pulling your bike out of the garage and going for a ride around the country – and September could be the best time of the year to be doing it. Summer may be coming to a close but the days are […]

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Honda Project 2&4 – The road legal MotoGP engined car.

Posted: September 9, 2015 at 7:46 am   /   Blogs

Yes yes, it has too many wheels and a steering wheel, but if you’re going to drive a car, you’d want it to have a Honda RCV213 engine from a MotoGP bike like this has, no? Unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show today, the snappily titled Honda Project2&4 emerged as the winner from the ‘Global […]

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Gary Rothwell – Cinderella Man. World’s fastest wheelie

Posted: August 28, 2015 at 4:09 pm   /   Blogs

Gary Rothwell is regarded as one of the founding fathers of the stunt-riding scene. Twenty years ago he was in his prime, performing all over the world. Ten years ago he had pretty much retired. Well, he’s back. In 2014, a Dutch plumber named Egbert did a 199mph wheelie, for a kilometre at the World […]

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SuperBike talks to – Bob Parsons.

Posted: August 11, 2015 at 1:30 pm   /   Blogs

If Bob Parsons walked past you in the street, chances are you wouldn’t chuck him a second glance. An unassuming, smiling older guy, there’s little about him that gives away his passion for bikes, or the work he does for the motorcycle industry in Arizona and the rest of the USA. Growing up he scratched […]

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How to shave time off at a new track.

Posted: May 26, 2015 at 4:47 pm   /   Blogs

This is not a riding guide as such, this is a tyre review. If you’re expecting to learn how to shave time off at a track you’ve never ridden, read on, but do so knowing that you might have to spend some money on new tyres along the way. Also, Michelin haven’t paid for this […]

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The Dirt Doctor will see you now. Herlings gets hurled and Tonkov eats dirt.

Posted: May 19, 2015 at 9:09 am   /   Blogs

The MXGP of Germany was brutal. Pure and simple. Heading into his home round of the world championship Max Nagl (IceOne Husqvarna) led the 450cc class but the unforgiving Teutschenthal track claimed him in Saturday’s qualifier, a broken ankle the result of a collision with David Philippaerts (Yamaha). And MX2 leader Jeffrey Herlings (Red Bull […]

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