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BMW HP4 Race – Review.

Posted: May 11, 2018 at 1:18 pm   /  

It’s such a subtle addition to the name, you could almost be forgiven for not noticing. Just one small word, slipped onto the end of a Countdown Conundrum of words and letters. BMW S1000RR HP4. RACE. That last bit it is very, very important. In performance terms, the standard S1000RR set an unprecedented bar a […]

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2018 Honda CB1000R – First ride review.

Posted: April 3, 2018 at 7:24 pm   /  

In 2010 I joined the editorial team at SuperBike. I inherited a 2010 Honda Fireblade long term test bike, kindly left behind by a lovely chap that had recently departed the team. When I called Honda to let them know it would be me writing about it for the rest of the year, they made […]

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Another year on year of growth for Ducati sales.

Posted: January 12, 2018 at 12:50 pm   /  

Looks like it’s been another bumper year for Ducati. The words below are direct from the press release and contain everything from MotoGP wins to selling 500 Superleggeras before they even went into production. Impressive stuff and signs that the emissions scandal with owners VAG has done nothing to slow progress. Read on. Ducati Motor […]

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Living with Honda’s Africa Twin

Posted: January 12, 2018 at 11:28 am   /  

1358 miles on a DCT Africa Twin. What’s it like and should you buy one? SuperBike didn’t get an invite on the press launch of the Africa Twin in 2016, and I didn’t really mind. Apart from a sweet poster of a Transalp on my bedroom wall when I was 12, I’ve had little to […]

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Ian Hutchinson and Lee Johnston sign to race the TT with Honda Racing

Posted: December 11, 2017 at 4:35 pm   /  

After a fruitless 2017 road racing campaign, Honda Racing has signed Ian Hutchinson and Lee Johnston to race for 2018. Below is the full press release. Announcing an all-new rider line-up for its 2018 Road Racing campaign, Honda Motor Europe is delighted to welcome Ian Hutchinson and Lee Johnston to the fold contesting the North […]

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Seeley eyes NW200 prize with EHA racing.

Posted: December 7, 2017 at 9:31 am   /  

British championship regulars EHA Racing will return to the International North West 200 in 2018 with winning aspirations, having secured the services of circuit record holder Alastair Seeley – who currently boasts 21 wins around the world-renowned 8.9-mile North Coast triangle.   The Carrickfergus ace, a double British champion, has taken ten wins during his […]

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British GP2 Class in BSB from 2018.

Posted: November 24, 2017 at 2:57 pm   /  

This is the press release and the new regulations in full for the new GP2 class that will line up as part of the British SuperBike Championship series in 2018. British Championship promoters MSVR are pleased to confirm the establishment of a new racing category that will run alongside the Dickies British Supersport Championship. The […]

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2018 KTM 790 DUKE unveiled.

Posted: November 7, 2017 at 6:16 pm   /  

We love a good KTM here. The new 790 DUKE looks like it’s going to be an absolute beast! Words below are direct from KTM. KTM pulled the covers off its all-new, production ready KTM 790 DUKE at EICMA, Milan, today (November 7, 2017) along with a KTM 790 ADVENTURE R prototype, hinting how the […]

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Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe.

Posted: November 7, 2017 at 10:58 am   /  

Along with the supercharged Kawasaki H2 SX, Kawasaki has also unveiled the smooth looking Z900RS Cafe. We love the fact that Kawasaki has chosen not to step too far back into its heritage in order to find the right bike for us. The W800 was a great machine, but was maybe a little too authentic […]

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Kawasaki H2 SX. 200hp Sports Touring is here!

Posted: November 7, 2017 at 10:39 am   /  

A couple of years ago Kawasaki launched the bonkers H2 and H2R, which you can read about here It was only a matter of time before the technology began to drip down the line to the rest of the range. Today, Kawasaki has announced that supercharged loveliness has reached the SX. You can read our […]

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