Boothy’s TT Log | Day 7 – Exhausted
More suspension changes, more laps and more tablets. TT 2022 is going pretty well, all things considered. I was hoping I’d wake up this morning feeling as fresh as a daisy but unfortunately that wasn’t to be. The penicillin that I’ve been on since yesterday lunchtime obviously needs a... Read more
2022 would have marked the 100th year the famous and historic TT scoreboard had stood in its latest position on Glencrutchery Road. After a brief spell on Bray Hill, and then another few years at St. Ninian’s crossroads, it was moved to the middle of Glencrutchery Road in 1922,... Read more
Marc Marquez has done it again
It’s just come out that Marc Marquez had a crash on an off-road bike, banged his head and ruled himself out of the Algarve Grand Prix at Portimão this weekend. It’s not the first time the eight-time world champion has injured himself ‘training’, and I wonder how long it’s... Read more
Ducati Panigale V4 Unveiled
Months after unveiling the Desmosedici Stradale engine, the wraps have officially come of the entire Ducati Panigale V4 in Milan. Or should I say V4s as, unsurprisingly, there are three of the beautiful buggers up for grabs, brimming with the latest Gucci technology: the base model Panigale V4, the... Read more
Join us at Cadwell for Moto Time Attack
Moto Time Attack is an all-new motorcycle sport that’s being launched right here in the UK on the 16th of July, and where better venue than Cadwell Park to begin proceedings? Based on the über popular Time Attack format for cars that originated in Japan before exploding in Blighty... Read more
New Guinness World Record: 2.23 mile burnout
No matter what anyone says, burnouts are cool/peng/nang, especially tyre-blowing rolling burnouts. Given the current dire state of jurisdiction where even taking both hands off the ‘bars will result in severe penal punishment, it’s probably not best to attempt such cunning stunts in view of promiscuous eyes. Victory Stunt... Read more
JvB-moto Yamaha XSR700 ‘Super 7’
Yet more Yard Built goodness from Yamaha, this time in the shape of the firm’s all-new retrosexual XSR700: a bike based on the popular MT-07 that’s currently being launched and ridden by the world’s press. Our invite was lost in the post, or something… German-based JvB-moto has created the... Read more