Aftermarket parts to be made illegal, says Department for Transport
As part of the Department for Transport’s ‘Future of Transport’ review, there has been proposals to ban any kind of ‘tampering’ with ‘a system, part or component, of a vehicle intended or adapted to be used on a road.’ In short, the government want to stop us modifying our... Read more
A big step for baby (Darryn) Binder
Yesterday afternoon, Yamaha announced that South African Moto3 star, and little brother of Brad Binder (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing), Darryn Binder, will be racing a Yamaha MotoGP bike in 2022. He’ll be partnering Andrea Dovizioso in the rebranded RNF MotoGP Team, Yamaha’s satellite squad. Had Darryn spent the... Read more
Ducati to supply bikes for MotoE in 2023
It’s just been announced that Ducati have signed an agreement with Dorna Sports, the organisers of the MotoGP World Championship, to supply bikes for the FIM Enel MotoE World Cup. But not for a year or so.  Starting in 2023, Ducati will be the ‘sole supplier of motorcycles for... Read more
Retro Kawasaki | Back to the future
If you watched WSBK from Argentina at the weekend, you’ll have seen Jonathan Rea and Alex Lowes on some fairly retro looking ZX-10RRs. If you didn’t see WSBK at the weekend, you still might have seen pictures of their bikes floating around social media. But it wasn’t just a... Read more
Kawasaki Hybrid Motorcycle Revealed
We’ve talked about the idea of a hybrid motorcycle here before, and the consensus of opinion is that it wouldn’t really work, not with today’s technology. But Kawasaki think that it can, with tomorrow’s technology, anyway. That’s why they’ve just revealed a prototype model sporting some very interesting hybrid... Read more
E10 Fuel | What’s the big deal?
Over the past month or so, you’ve probably heard news readers banging on about E10 fuel and how it’s going to affect car drivers across the country. But we don’t really care about car drivers, here. And nobody seems to be talking about how much it’ll affect motorcycles, if... Read more
Dovizioso back in MotoGP this weekend
The season-long game of musical chairs continues in Yamaha’s MotoGP camp with the news that Andrea Dovizioso will replace Franco Morbidelli in the Petronas Yamaha Sepang Racing Team, as Morbidelli’s been promoted to the Factory squad, the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Team, with immediate effect. And it’s the San... Read more
2021 MotoGP Aragon Rider Ratings
In 2021, MotoGP is the gift that keeps on giving. Another new winner in the shape of Pecco Bagnaia makes it six different nationalities to win a MotoGP race in 2021; that’s the most since the year 2000. If you’re wondering, that’s Portuguese, French, Spanish, South African, Australian and... Read more
Jake Dixon given second chance to shine
It was announced last week that Jake Dixon will be racing the Petronas SRT Yamaha M1 for a second time, at the Aragon Grand Prix this weekend. The news comes after a fairly successful MotoGP debut at Silverstone last weekend. The 2018 BSB series runner-up (Dixon) rode the injured... Read more
Viñales to make Aprilia debut at Aragon
After more than a few rumours regarding Aprilia and Maverick Viñales joining forces in MotoGP, it was announced just the other week that the ex-Yamaha Factory rider has indeed signed for Aprilia Racing Team Gresini. And we’re not going to have to wait long to see him climb abord... Read more
Silverstone MotoGP 2021 | Rider Ratings
Yamaha, Suzuki, Aprilia, Ducati, Honda and KTM made up the top six positions in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone yesterday, the first time since 1972 we’ve seen six different manufacturers in the top six of a premier class motorcycle grand prix. But it was Fabio Quarter-Pounder that took... Read more
Yamaha pull out of Motorcycle Live
After a year without big motorcycle shows for manufacturers, small companies and punters alike, Yamaha have just released a statement confirming they won’t be at Motorcycle Live at the Birmingham NEC in 2022. Instead, they’ll focus on presenting their 2022 line-up digitally, via their online platforms. It has, however,... Read more