Sammy Miller, eleven times British Champion and winner of over 1,400 events worldwide, was honoured last month (November 2018) as a ‘true’ Trial Legend. Fifty years on from his victory in the 1968 European Championship on a Bultaco, Sammy was presented with a trophy as the first FIM European Champion. Continue reading
It’s forty years this year since Barry Sheene won the first of his two consecutive World Championships. To mark this anniversary, Barry’s actual Suzuki RG500 race bikes from 1976 and 1977 will be on display at this year’s Barry Sheene Festival at Oliver’s Mount from 23-24 July 2016.
To mark their 90th anniversary, Ducati are producing this, the limited edition Ducati 1299 Panigale S Anniversario. An exclusive preview was given to those lucky enough to be attending World Ducati Week 2016 (1-3 July 2016) at “Marco Simoncelli” Misano World Circuit by none other than two-time MotoGP World Champion Casey Stoner.
The deadline for ordering the 2016 factory specification Yamaha YZF-R1M race bike has been extended until midnight on 28 February. Priced at £18,749 inclusive of VAT, the YZF-R1M is a limited-run model and has an impressive specification that includes Öhlins Electronic Racing Suspension, carbon bodywork and a Communication Control Unit (CCU) for wireless remapping and data-logging. Continue reading
It’s still the rainy season here in the UK and if you ride a learner or commuter bike (specifically those in the 125cc class) you might be interested to learn that Avon have launched a new range of tyres that sound as though they were designed with our weather in mind. Continue reading
OilySmudges recently posted an article asking Yamaha to bring back the iconic “Speed Block” design. Imagine our surprise when today (18 September 2015) Yamaha announced that a limited edition 60th Anniversary version of the YZF-R1 will be produced for the 2016 model year featuring this iconic design. Continue reading