Why aren’t Kawasaki in MotoGP anymore?
The 2022 MotoGP season starts in less than a week, and I’m well excited about it. In fact I’m probably more excited about it than I’ve been about anything in quite a while. And so are all my mates (both of them), who simply refuse to talk about anything... Read more
How to do motorcycling cheaply.
“The best things in life are free,” so said Coco Chanel. She also said, slightly less famously “The second best things are very, very expensive.” I’m not entirely sure what she considers ‘the best  things in life’ and quite frankly, I don’t want to know. I think it’s safe... Read more
The benefits of going to work on your motorbike
Once upon a time, we all had to actually go to work, didn’t we? Before remote working became so popular, ‘working from home’ was seen as the reserve of the lucky few; now though, every Dick and his dog’s at it. But at the same time, there are still... Read more
MotoGP Betting Odds 2022 | Fact or Fiction
I don’t consider myself as much of a gambling man but I am into MotoGP in a fairly big way so, with less than a week until the first round of the 2022 season, I thought I’d see if I could find some betting odds, for the 2022 MotoGP... Read more
If your bike’s got it, should they let you have it as a free upgrade?
Yesterday, we started a poll to find out what people think about manufacturers asking you to pay extra for software upgrades that are, essentially, already on the bike. Things like special rider modes, quick shifters, or heated grips. If it’s already programmed into the bike, should the upgrade be... Read more
Is it time to change the UK national speed limit?
Cars, bikes, vans and lorries are all safer now than they’ve ever been. So is it time to change the UK national speed limit? Before 1965, when the government introduced the 70mph speed limit on motorways, you could drive as fast as you liked on them. Although not many... Read more
The idiosyncrasies of British Superbikes
The British Superbike Championship is, without doubt, one of the best domestic motorcycle racing championships in the world. World-class riders compete on their streak-of-lightening motorbikes, at some of the best circuits in the country, nay the world. But there are some peculiar rules that BSB employs. Rules that you... Read more
Motorbikes and Bus lanes
Some city councils are more than happy to let you ride your motorbikes in their bus lanes, but others aren’t. Most of the fantastic cities in the United Kingdom of Great Britain have dedicated traffic lanes for buses. It’s a great way to help them (the buses) avoid rush-hour... Read more
Wayne Rainey is getting back on his YZR500 after 29 years
Photo: Goodwood Festival of Speed Today, the Goodwood Festival of Speed announced that Wayne Rainey, three-time 500cc World Champion, is getting back on his championship-winning YZR500 nearly thirty years after the crash that left him paralysed. If you’re a motorsport fan, whether it’s bikes or cars that tickle your... Read more
Hydrogen | The Saviour of Internal Combustion?
Yamaha Motor have developed and build a V8 high-performance internal combustion engine, powered by hydrogen. There might not be a bike to put it in yet, but give it time… Whichever side of the global warming argument you fall on, I think most right-minded people would agree that there... Read more
Pedro Acosta on lap record pace in Moto2 test
Pedro Acosta, reigning Moto3 Champ has just topped the timesheets at the Official Moto2 test at Portimão. This time last year, most MotoGP fans had never heard of Pedro Acosta. Plenty of them have now though. And the few that haven’t, soon will. Because after setting the Red Bull... Read more
Why everyone should ride a motorcycle at least once.
It’s a sad fact that many people will go through their entire lives having never ridden a motorcycle. Not even once. Some might go through life without even thinking about riding one, and that really is a crying shame. Because everybody that can, should make sure they ride a... Read more