Top 5: Coolest Motorcycle Stunts of All Time
Freestyle MX, and action sports in general, have come a hell of a long way since the likes of Evel Knievel and his mates were jumping over school busses on Harley Davidsons. Though his daredevil feats might have been jaw dropping at the time, they‘re actually a bit lame compared to the kind of... Read more
What’s so good about V4 engine?
We’re living through exciting times in the motorcycling world. With all the big factories spunking massive amounts of cheddar on R&D, engine technology (as well as electronic and chassis tech) is improving year by year by year. Ducati in particular, famed for pioneering technology such as Desmodronic valves systems,... Read more
The easy way to lose weight (from your bike)
Are you really fat and too lazy to do anything about it? Does the thought of going to the gym fill you with dread? Perhaps you prefer the taste of a cheeseburger to a nice healthy salad. If that sounds like you, you’re not alone. But you don’t have... Read more
Top tips to avoid a crash
You could probably argue that I’m not the best person to be doling out advice on how to avoid a crash. I have, after all, crashed more bikes than I care to remember. But, on the other side of the coin, perhaps I can help you learn from my... Read more
Top 5 most expensive production sportsbikes
We’ve seen them in the magazines, at the bikes shows and on the telly box. We’ve dreamt of having one in our garage. For most of us, we’ve got more chance of getting a blozza from the queen than owning a £100k superbike. But it’s still a wonderful thought... Read more
World’s sexiest race bike liveries
For years, I’ve been arguing with people about what looks good and what doesn’t. There are certain things I think we can all agree on; like the sight of a cold beer on a sunny day, next to a plate of cheeseburger and chips, which looks fairly orgasmic. Or,... Read more
Why motorbikes are better than cars
Some car drivers love their car. I’ve had a few cars in my time though and haven’t really loved any of them. And I know that plenty of other folk out there could say exactly the same. For a lot of us, a car is just a tool, good... Read more
Top 6 UK Motorcycle Podcasts
Have you completed 44teeth’s back catalogue of YouTube videos? If so, why not watch them again? You might see some bits you missed. I’m sure they’ll be just as informative and entertaining the second time round. Once you’ve been through them half a dozen times, you might decide it’s... Read more
Car tech in bikes; whatever’s next?
Remember when motorbikes used to be simple things? A bit of metal with a wheel at either end and an engine in the middle. Not anymore. As the 2000s became the 2010s and the 2010s became the 2020s we’ve watched gadgets and gismos aplenty trickle relentlessly into our bikes.... Read more
Top 5: Most bonkers bike races in the world
Bike racing’s great isn’t it? Whether you’re the one helmeted up and sat on the grid or watching it from the comfort of your favourite arm chair, there aren’t many things that beat it. And whilst BSB, WSBK, MotoGP and the like all definitely put the lead in my... Read more
COVID-19 Vs Bike racing
I think we can all agree that COVID-19 did a bit of a number on us in 2020. People were losing their jobs, their businesses and their lives, left, right and centre, so it was no surprise that sport, in general, took a bit of a hit. It was... Read more
Electronic suspension vs conventional suspension
Computers are taking over the world, aren’t they? Just last night, my smartwatch told me it was tea time so I ordered a pizza on my iPhone, took a tinny out of my thermostatically controlled fridge and told Alexa to play some banging tunes. But as much as I... Read more