Pecco Bagnaia signs deal with Ducati for 2023 and 2024
Ducati have just announced that they’ve extended their contract with Pecco Bagnaia for another two years. If you were to ask 100 MotoGP fans who they’d put their money on for the 2022 MotoGP season, plenty (if not the majority) would probably say Pecco Bagnaia. I know I would.... Read more
MotoGP Unlimited | The series we’ve all been waiting for
On the 14th March MotoGP Unlimited, an eight-part, behind the scenes documentary will be launched on Amazon Prime. The official trailer (below) was released last week and wow… MotoGP Unlimited is shaping up to be seriously epic. If you know where to look, there are a few really good... Read more
Isle of Man TT Broadcast LIVE for the first time
The Isle of Man TT races will finally be broadcast live to TT fans all over the world, as well as all the practice and qualifying sessions, pre-race build up and post-race analysis. There’s absolutely no question that the Isle of Man TT is one of the most incredible... Read more
Leon Haslam, ex-BSB Champ, back for more.
After 20 years of bouncing between British and World Superbikes, Leon Haslam is heading back to BSB for 2022. Leon Haslam is the latest in a long list of world class riders to take the step back to domestic competition, after racing for so many years at international level.... Read more
Honda Team HRC | In Conversation
Honda Team HRC haven’t had it all their own way in the World Superbike Championship for quite a while now. Plenty of riders have tried – but none have managed – to win the championship on a Fireblade since ivory tickler James Toseland won in 2007. Honda are, unsurprisingly,... Read more
Daylight robber given 9 years after stealing the same KTM… twice.
Not content with nicking a new KTM once, daylight robber and utter scally from Kent, has another go at the same bike after being released by police. When Jacob Winnett (yes I imagine he did get bullied at school for that name – see ‘winnit’ on Urban Dictionary) was... Read more
The NIMBY lot are at it again.
Half a mile or so away from the sleepy little village of Ashover, in Derbyshire, lies Butts Quarry, one of the oldest motocross tracks in the country. But soon, if a small minority of NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard) villagers have their way, the MX track will be... Read more
Final results from Mandalika MotoGP Test
Despite heavy rain on the first day of testing (Friday), the MotoGP boys and girls (just boys, actually) did get chance to put some decent laps in with two full days of track action on Saturday and Sunday. All three days saw a good variety of manufacturers putting strong... Read more
Mandalika MotoGP Official Test Results Day One
It was an Espargaro one, two today at the official MotoGP test at Mandalika, with Pol and his Honda on top, and Aleix and his Aprilia almost half a second behind. In fact, all six manufacturers in MotoGP were represented in the top six, Honda, Aprilia, KTM, Suzuki, Yamaha... Read more
Don’t get summoned to a Manx court for speeding. Like I did.
As the weather sloooooooowly starts to improve (today is a sunny day, so I’m all full of optimism) and we fight our way out the back of a pandemic that’s sloooooooowly starting to release its vice-like grip on the world (that’s my optimism again), we’re all looking forward to... Read more
The Decarbonisation Plan | Riding to the Future
If electric cars are going to save the earth (which we all know is debatable), you’d have to say that electric bikes are, too. And whether they can save the earth or not, it’s an absolute fact that they can reduce congestion. And it sounds like the government might... Read more
Sportsbikes | A victim of their own success.
I was out for a ride on the ZX-10R yesterday and I found myself doing some contemplating. As I was riding along at a maximum of 60mph I was thinking about all the other bikes that I could be riding, that’d be capable of the same; and I came... Read more