Top 5: Free MotoGP documentaries
In the bleak midwinter, when frosty winds doth blow, all the racing’s stopped on telly and Boris has closed the pubs down for the umpteenth time since the C word befouled each and every one of our lives, you’re probably bored shitless. And even if we are allowed to... Read more
Video: The 44T Lockdown Show
Without trying to state the obvious, we’re living in unprecedented times – unprecedentedly negative times too – so our job is to bring you guys some positivity on a regular basis. I like to think we do that anyway, but we’ve come up with a consistent way of delivering... Read more
2018 Triumph Tiger 1200 Review
In isolation, the Triumph Tiger Explorer was an excellent workhorse: comfy, solid with a sexy soundtrack. Against its more modern adventure bike peers, the Trumpet felt like a tired, saggy old granny that lacked some 21st century essentials. Thankfully, there are over 100 changes to the Tiger 1200 for... Read more
Video: 2017 Yamaha R6 Review
There’s nowt like spanking a screaming supersports weapon in the Spanish sunshine, which is exactly what we did during the 2017 Yamaha R6 press launch at Almeria. 17 years after the original release, the class stalwart gets humble yet effective updates for this season, including bastard Euro4 compliancy and... Read more
Video: Scott Redding Q&A
It’s not often you get a text from a MotoGP rider declaring his free time to ‘do something.’ In a rare extended period in the UK, Scott Redding was present at his Young Riders Academy in Swindon (the minimoto mecca for aspiring talent) and couldn’t resist the urge to... Read more
Video: Triumph Bobber Review
Sometimes – just sometimes – we’re guilty of launch fever: hysteria surrounding a certain bike triggered by sunny climes, sexual roads in foreign lands and a damn good post-ride piss-up. Not this time. Triumph’s Bonneville Bobber will taste just as good in Blighty as it did in on the... Read more
Video: 2017 Yamaha MT-09 Review
Hopefully you’ve studied the prose, now it’s time to witness the hos wheelies. Yep, it’s the 2017 Yamaha MT-09 review video shot in Majorca at the press launch, garnished with a hint of Baron back in Blighty. I think you’ll agree the intro is ground-breaking in the world of... Read more
Video: STAG Weekender featuring Nurse Shagwell
Who doesn’t love a good stag do? I certainly wasn’t loving mine on the Monday morning, laying vegetated in a state of despair and guilt. My best men decided that Brighton would be a suitable venue, and who was I to dispute such an idea? Coincidently, the chosen dates... Read more
Video: Panigale Pre-race Prep
We’re lucky enough to work with one of the best teams in the British Superbike paddock, not just amongst the throng of Ducati Cup runners. The P&H/Carl Cox squad amass endless hours of behind-the-scenes grafting and bike prep before and after every race. Race weekends are merely a fraction... Read more
Video: Austrian MotoGP Special – GT to GP – EP01
As many 44T regulars will have clocked, we went on a little adventure to Austria recently, beginning at Salzburg airport and culminating at the Red Bull Ring for an awesome weekend of GP action. Fresh from a solo Euro excursion, Baron met me at the airport and we started... Read more
Video: R1 v ZX-10R – 44Tour Episode 02
44Tour, Day 2, Limoges to Carcassonne. By now, our gussets had (nearly) dried, the glorious French roads were dry and the GS was no longer the preferred choice of mechanical propulsion, despite its pilot – Gary – decking the panniers at any given opportunity. The R1 and ZX-10R were... Read more
Video: R1 v ZX-10R – 44Tour Episode 01
There isn’t a better, more thorough method of testing sportsbikes than riding 1000 European road miles in every possible condition followed by two days of balls-deep circuit appraisal – garnished with mates for the full flavour. Here’s the first episode of our eagerly anticipated Yamaha R1 v Kawasaki ZX-10R:... Read more