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
Electric motorcycles; is this the future?
I can remember standing at the start line of the 2011 IOM TT waiting for the start of the inaugural TT Zero race. It was the first ever TT for electric motorcycles. Although, I use the term ‘motorcycles’ loosely. You should have seen them; there were one or two... Read more
Top 5: Ways to improve your bike for free
Nobody likes riding round on a complete bag of poo. But with the price of beer going through the roof and everything but our wages following suit, sometimes an old turd is all we can afford. But that doesn’t mean it needs to feel like an old turd. All... Read more
Dream Garage. How I’d spend £100k… if I had it
Let’s face it, I’m never going to have that sort of money to my name. That’s because as soon as I’ve saved enough cash to buy another bike, that’s exactly what I do. At present, my measly bank balance demands a one-in-one-out policy as far as motorcycle procurement goes,... Read more
Modern motorcycle tech. Is it worth it?
Whether you’re buying a sportsbike, an adventure bike or anything in between, these days it doesn’t matter which of the manufactures have got their name slapped on the side of it. Chances are if you’ve gone for the top spec model, it’ll have space-age gadgetry and state of the... Read more