Official MotoGP Test Results Thursday
Maverick Viñales has finally found a bit of form in the MotoGP test, spearheading a trio of Yamahas at the top of the time sheets. He’s closely followed by Franko Morbidelli and Fabio Quartararo. After Millers super hot lap on Wednesday, Bagnaia was the fastest man on a Ducati.... Read more
Official MotoGP Test Results – Wednesday
Day one of the second preseason MotoGP test has come to an end with Ducati Lenovo Team’s Jack Miller topping the timesheets, beating Marc Marquez’s 2019 lap record by 2 tenths of a second. Factory Yamaha rider Fabio Quartararo was also under MM93’s ’19 pace, just 0.080 seconds behind... Read more
Baron von Grumble finally goes racing with CFMOTO
Yep, that’s right, Perkins is going racing. This exclusive announcement comes following the news that the No Limits Racing twins Championship will be sponsored by CFMOTO in 2021. The Chinese bike manufacturer, CFMOTO, are the biggest shareholder in the Chinese motorcycle market (19%), the biggest motorcycle market in the... Read more
New rules for Superstock “1000+”
It’s just been announced that there will be another little shake-up in the BSB class regulations. The Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship will drop ‘1000’ from its name allowing, the option for MCRCB to accept bikes of bigger capacity. Euro5 emissions rules have a lot to do with this.... Read more
Official MotoGP Test Results
After a long off season the MotoGP boys are finally back in town. Well, in Qatar. A fortnight before the first round of the championship an official MotoGP test was held in the Doha desert. Everyone but 2020 absentee Marc Marquez was there. Speculation’s still rife as to whether... Read more
Electric bikes; Honda, Yamaha, KTM, and Piaggio change the game
This just in. Honda, Yamaha, KTM and Piaggio have all signed a ‘letter of intent’ for the creation of a Swappable Battery Consortium for Motorcycles and Light Electric Vehicles. This means four of the main motorcycle manufacturers will standardise batteries in their electric bikes, so that which ever bike... Read more
Docs say Marc Marquez is on the mend
The latest press release from the HRC Repsol Honda MotoGP team makes for positive reading for any Marc Marquez fans. After a crash at the first round of 2020, the Spanish sensation had operation after operation to fix his poorly arm. One setback after the next though meant he... Read more
All you need to know about the Husqvarna Svartpilen 125
Husqvarna’s street line-up has just been expanded thanks to the all-new Husqvarna Svartpilen 125, a bike that they say will “open up the world of urban exploration to a new generation of youngsters”. The Svartpilen 125 joins the 401 and the 701 in Husky’s urban street bike range. With... Read more
A trio of champions for Buildbase Suzuki
2021 will see ex-Moto3 world champion Danny Kent and ex-European Superstock 600 champion Gino Rea ride the Buildbase Suzuki GSXR-1000R BSB superbikes. Tim Neave, a UK Pro Flat Track champion and part of 44Teeth’s championship winning Freetech Endurance team, will compete on their Superstock 1000 machine. Danny Kent might... Read more
The evolution of Supersport 600 racing
From grass-roots club racing, to World Championship level, Supersport racing has, for as long as plenty of us can remember, been home to some of the closest, most exciting racing going. Since 1989 the ‘axe-murderers’ have entertained BSB crowds with the thrills, spills and fairing bashing antics of characters... Read more
New Norton Factory
You can’t accuse the TVS Motor Company of going about things half cocked, as far as their acquisition of The Norton Motorcycle Co Ltd goes. After buying the 122-year-old bike brand for £16 million last April, it’s just been announced that TVS are about to open a new Norton... Read more
Au revoir foreign speeding fines
Brexit might have divided the country like nothing else, but here’s a bit of Brexity news that’ll put a smile on the faces of all you law breakers out there. It looks as though many of the European Union states might be forced to ram their foreign speeding fines... Read more