Video: Dream Garage | TT Special
The ‘Dream Garage’ feature was an idea to showcase willing individuals’ man caves for you beauties to peruse, although it’s safe to say we peaked too soon with Patrick’s collection of factory Grand Prix bikes – and consequent eargasms. The criteria isn’t too strict for a Dream Garage feature,... Read more
Ridden: Ian Hutchinson’s Tyco BMW
I’m sat on the startline at Goodwood Festival of Speed, waiting for my run up the hill. James Hillier has just peppered me in Metzeler rubber after smoking his rear tyre. Initially, I thought he was warming the tyre. It soon transpired he was purposely trying to cover me... Read more
WATCH: BMW HP4 Race full onboard TT lap
If you were lucky enough to be at this year’s Isle of Man TT, you would have clocked Captain Podium, aka Peter Hickman, bust some laps onboard the £70k BMW HP4 Race. Well, BMW has just released a full onboard lap for your viewing pleasure. While TT onboards undoubtedly... Read more
Watch: James Hillier’s Massive Moment
We all know James Hillier brags unfeasibly large testicles. Those gonads were seriously bashed around during part one of last week’s Pokerstars Senior TT after a moment of all moments on the exit of Ballagarey – one of the scariest corners on the Mountain Course. The Ringwood Ringpiece had... Read more
Isle of Man TT: A Newcomer’s Perspective
How does one rationally portray the absurdity of racing at the Isle of Man TT? Even the greatest wordsmiths would have difficulty in articulating first-hand experiences, so I’m really going to struggle here. It’s virtually impossible to explain my fortnight of fresh, previously unprovoked emotions and on-track sensations without... Read more
Video: James Hillier’s 2016 Kawasaki ZX-10R Superbike
As you probably would have gathered by now, we spent some time with James Hillier – the third fastest man ever to lap the Isle of Man TT course – down at his team base of Bournemouth Kawasaki in, erm, Bournemouth. There was our TT-based chat and Maccas drive-thru... Read more
44T Isle of Man TT updates
Shit. There are only 80-something days until the 2016 Isle of Man TT. I’ve never been so hyped about an event yet so brimmed with understandable trepidation. Anyway, it’s all good: my homework should meet the required grades (studying onboards mixed with a few trips to the island), further... Read more
Video: VanVlogs with James Hillier
In this next installment of VanVlogs – the cutting-edge new series where we chat shit in a van – superstar TT racer, James Hillier joins us for Isle of Man musings and a McDonalds. This is Part one: a general discussion on all things TT. In Part Two (which... Read more
Video: James Hillier’s Bournemouth Kawasaki ZX-6R
You’d be surprised at the amount of additional work needed to ensure a bike – normally adequate for short circuit duties – is suitable enough to tackle a fortnight of Isle of Man TT spankings. We headed down to Bournemouth Kawasaki to inspect James Hillier’s fleet of TT racers,... Read more
Lougher to race Suter MMX500 at Isle of Man TT
As if 44Teeth ‘working’, possibly the first ever 133mph lap, and the onslaught of other reasons weren’t enough to attend the 2016 Isle of Man TT, here’s another: Suter Racing has announced that Ian Lougher will pilot the MMX500 two-stroke schlag in the RST Superbike and PokerStars Senior races,... Read more
44T + Isle of Man TT
44Teeth will be live and direct from the 2016 Isle of Man TT in an official capacity. After years of persuasion and exhausting every excuse ever created, I’ve finally committed to racing at the world’s biggest motorsport event. I’ll be parading racing a Suzuki SV650 in the Lightweight TT... Read more
Phil Crowe: Fat but f**king Fast
The Irish racers call him the ‘Beast from the East’ and you can probably see why. I first encountered Phil Crowe several years ago at the Castle Combe Grand National: the annual (and only) motorcycle race meeting of the year at my hideously fast local circuit. Admittedly, I was... Read more