Scott Redding BMW bound for 2022
It’s just been announced that Scott Redding will be heading to the BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team for 2022. The news comes after an impressive performance at the new circuit of Most where the tattooed Ducati pilot managed three podium finishes, including a win. He’ll be teammate to the Dutch... Read more
Shitterton to Twatt: 1,800 miles on a moped…
Have you ever thought of riding from Shitterton to Twatt? We have. It’s roughly 800 miles and you’ll have to ride back again. But have you ever contemplated riding from Shitterton to Twatt on a 49cc moped, and stopping off at some of the UK’s funniest-named places? We haven’t.... Read more
Speed Triple RR | A Triumph Superbike?
Since the success of the Daytona 675 fifteen years ago, we’ve been begging Triumph for a large capacity sportsbike. And with the massive, performance-focused overhaul the Speed Triple 1200 received for 2021, it seemed as though a sporty, faired version might be on the cards. If the teaser video... Read more
Maverick Viñales Signs for Aprilia
This is news that’ll come as no surprise to anyone that’s been following the ‘Maverick Viñales show’ in 2021. The rumours have been circulating for long enough, and now they’ve been confirmed; the former 125cc and Moto3 World Champ will be racing for Aprilia in 2022. He’ll be joining... Read more
Naughty Maverick Viñales Suspended
Yamaha have just released a statement announcing their factory rider Maverick Viñales has been suspended and won’t be racing at the next round of the 2021 MotoGP Championship. Why? Because he’s been a very naughty boy. The news comes a month or so after the Monster Energy Yamaha rider... Read more
Valentino Rossi Retires from MotoGP
Valentino Rossi, The Doctor, The GOAT, the most successful MotoGP rider in recent history, second only to the great Giacomo Agostini, has just announced his retirement from MotoGP racing. Just this morning, he called the world’s press to attention when he announced he’d made a decision regarding his future... Read more
Radar tech for Aprilia motorcycles?
Radar technology is still in it’s infancy in the motorcycle world. We’ve seen it in a few models, like the latest KTM Super Adventure and Ducati Multistrada, but it hasn’t really taken off yet. I’m sure it will eventually, though. And it would seem Piaggio also think it’s ‘the... Read more
Isle of Man, you’re too good to us
I’ve ridden motorbikes all my life (well, since I was about four). And in that time, I’ve often felt like a bit of a second class citizen. A lot of people think we motorcyclists make too much noise, get in the way and generally cause trouble. And it’s clear... Read more
Cal Crutchlow to Replace Morbidelli at British GP
After much speculation as to who would replace Franco Morbidelli at the next rounds of the MotoGP Championship, it’s been revealed. Yamaha’s official test rider Cal Crutchlow will replace the injured Morbidelli at the next three rounds. That’s the Styrian GP (Red Bull Ring), the Austrian GP (also Red... Read more
Alex Lowes extends contract with KRT
Its just been announced that Kawasaki’s second fastest superbike rider Alex Lowes has signed a new multi-year contract to remain with the Japanese factory for another year at least. Despite getting off to a bit of a rocky start at the beginning of the year, missing a bunch of... Read more
More WSBK wins for Jonathan Rea
There was more edge-of-your seat racing from Assen this weekend, as the World Superbike Championship continued it’s stunningly unpredictable form. All three nail-bitingly close races were won by non-other than the Kawasaki riding, BBC Sports Personality of The Year short-lister Jonathan Rea. With a commanding championship lead of 37... Read more
Shell and Waitrose get balls deep in electrification
Shell, who are getting cosily tucked up in bed with Waitrose, have announced they are kitting 100 Waitrose shops out with Shell Recharge stations, capable of charging electric cars and bikes. Shell, who’s role in perpetuating global warming could be argued until the cows come home, are obviously trying... Read more