WIN THE ULTIMATE ORANGE MOTOGP EXPERIENCE AT SILVERSTONE
We’ve got a few questions for you. The first is, what’s better than spending a day at Silverstone for MotoGP? The answer is, of course, spending THREE days in front of MotoGP. Next question; what’s better than spending three days at MotoGP? Easy one this; three days of KTM’s FINEST... Read more
2022 Isle of Man TT: Boothy’s Statement
As most of you know, Boothy crashed at Joey’s during a qualifying session at the 2022 Isle of Man TT races and suffered significant leg injuries, as well as a few other complications. He was conscious and airlifted by helicopter to Noble’s before being transferred by plane to Liverpool... Read more
Boothy’s TT Log | Day 6 – Tea and Biscuits
Another red-flagged session, this time, meant I got stranded half-way around the TT course, but I still got a couple of decent laps in on the big bike, and half a lap on the 600. Yesterday we made some changes to the suspension which improved the FlyaSpitfire.com Kawasaki, and... Read more
Boothy’s TT Log | Day 5 – Big Improvements
Tuesday nights TT practice session was a little bit frustrating, but we got two laps in on the big bike and two on the little one, so I’m a very happy little boy. Yesterday’s practice session highlighted some slight issues with the setup on the FlyaSpitfire.com Kawasaki; in a... Read more
Boothy’s TT Log | Day 4 – More laps
Monday, and the second day of practice at the 2022 Isle of Man TT. After a few mini showers during the day, the weather cleared up and tonight’s practice went ahead. Another three laps on the big bike. We had a bit of a ball-ach before the session with... Read more
Boothy’s TT Log | Day 3 – Cobwebs
Well that was a baptism of fire. I thought we’d have enough time for a couple of laps on both bikes, but I ended up getting four laps on the FlyaSpitfire.com Kawasaki and two on the Surf Bar Triumph. Today was a good day. We’ve well and truly blown... Read more
Boothy’s TT Log | Day 2 – The Big Reveal
After a bit of last minute rushing around between the North West 200 and the TT, as alluded to yesterday, both bikes are sporting some super sexy new graphics; I don’t know about you, but I think they both look mega smart. And now the cat’s out the bag... Read more
Boothy’s TT Log | Day 1 – Arrivals
It’s finally here. The 2022 Isle of Man TT. But you probably already know that, unless you’ve been living under a log for the last few months. They say absence makes the heart grow fonder and I tell you what, they’re not wrong. It’s been nearly three years since... Read more
Factory Racer vs Privateer | Which is harder?
I’ve often wondered what it would be like to be a full-time, factory motorcycle racer. And it’s something that I fantasise quite a lot about, at times like this; on the run up to a big race like the TT, where I’ll be competing against the pros on my... Read more
Isle of Man TT Rules… For Dummies.
Put your hand up if you’ve been to the Isle of Man TT. Now put it down, you look like a tit. If you’ve been, you’ll probably have a decent idea of what it’s all about and a rough idea of the rules governing the different classes that race... Read more
The best race circuit in the world
I’ve been lucky enough to ride and race at quite a few race circuits in the UK and abroad, and because of that, I quite often get asked which my favourite one is. Now if I’m being totally honest, my favourite place to ride a motorcycle in the whole... Read more
The noise cameras are coming for you…
They’ve got cameras to catch you speeding, running red lights and borrowing bus lanes… and now, they’re getting noise cameras to prosecute you for having a noisy bike (or car). Welcome to Big Brother Britain. Grant Shapps, the Transport Secretary, reckons it’s about time the government put a stop... Read more