MOTORBIKES CALENDAR

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April 2011 1st - 3rd Moto GP rd 2, Jerez, Spain . 15th - 17th World Superbike Championship rd 3, Assen, The Netherlands . 22nd - 25th British Superbike Championship rd 1, Brands Hatch Indy. 29th - 1st May Moto GP rd 3, Estoril, Portugal . 30th - 2nd May British Superbike Championship rd 2, Oulton Park. May 2011 6th - 8th World Superbike Championship rd 4, Monza, Italy. 13th - 15th … [Read more...]

HONDA TT LEGENDS RACE TEAM RETIRE FROM THE WORLD ENDURANCE RACE

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Steve Platers Honda TT legends retired from the latest round of the World Endurance Championship in the early hours of yesterday morning. The Louth based squad were in fourth position. There was 50 minutes remaining when their team mate  John McGuinness, crashed just seconds away from the end of his final stint. The Isle of Man TT legend was uninjured, but the team failed to build on their … [Read more...]

ALEX LOWES VOWS A QUICK RETURN TO THE SUPERBIKES AFTER SPLIT FROM WFR HONDA

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Alex Lowes says he expects to be back in action at round four of the British Superbike Championship at Thruxton following his shocking departure from the WFR Honda squad. Lowes, who leads the SuperBike Evo standings by 60 points was axed after he refused to sign a 10 year management contract with the Yorkshire based team WFR Honda. Lowes has been taken back by … [Read more...]

STEVE PLATER EYES PODIUM PLACE AT ALBACETE 8 HOUR

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Steve Plater is targeting a podium finish once he resumes his World Endurance campaign. Next up for the squad is the Albacete 8 Hour which finished a solid fifth at first race of the season, the Bol d'Or 24 Hour in France. With  one of the toughest races of the season out of the way, Plater believes the team can push for the top three in south-east Spain. "We're in it to win," declared … [Read more...]

SCOTTISH BIKERS STAGE FUEL PROTEST

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A group of bikers is planning to demonstrate against the rising cost of fuel with a mass ride into Edinburgh. The event has been organised by the web forum fifebikers.co.uk which has about 1,100 members. Organisers are hoping several hundred people will take part. Their plan involves riding from the M90 Kinross services on Saturday, towards Edinburgh, around the city-bypass and into the … [Read more...]

TAKE YOUR TEST NOW

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The word from the MCIA, who want to remind would-be bikers that time is running out to take the existing motorcycle test, before new rules come into play from September 2008; Now’s The Time To Get Your Motorcycle Licence’ Say The Motorcycle Industry As details of new motorcycle licence test arrangements for late 2008 are finalised by the Government, the Motor Cycle Industry Association … [Read more...]

ILMOR MOTOGP ANNOUNCE RIDERS FOR 2007

Northampton 18.12.06: Ending months of speculation, Mario Illien, Ilmor GP Team Owner today announced that Jeremy McWilliams and Andrew Pitt will make up the Ilmor 2007 MotoGP line up. Despite his crash in Jerez back in November where he suffered a fractured left femur McWilliams is well on the way to recovery, both he and ex-Kawasaki rider Pitt spent time today at the teams engineering … [Read more...]

UNKNOWN RIDER

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I have received a request for help from someone to help identify the rider in this picture, I confess that I don't know myself. The only clue is the words "July 550" written on the back of the photo. If anyone has any idea as to who this is, can you please let us know via the contact page? Any help would be appreciated. … [Read more...]

ARE WE GOING TO PUT UP WITH THIS CRAP

A link to this article was posted by one of our members at our sister site, The Biker Forum - read it carefully and if you have anything to say, you can post your thoughts as a follow up to the original thread - which you can find here This is a link to the original article Bikers in Norwich have condemned plans for a Big Brother-style system to stop them speeding saying it could cause … [Read more...]

LEARNING TO RIDE A MOTORBIKE

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It seems more complicated working out what you need to do to ride a motorbike than it is to pass all the necessary tests. Here’s a brief guide. There are three categories of bike based on engine size. Depending on age and documentation, you may be able to start riding straight away. (Don’t get confused by the differences between motorbikes and scooters: for the purposes of passing your … [Read more...]