The boffins at the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu have devised a range of audio greetings cards featuring the engine sounds from twenty-one vehicles in their collection.
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TCX Hero waterproof boots – now available in UK
Italian brand TCX recently launched the TCX Hero, a new waterproof boot aimed at riders of classic bikes. Part of the TCX 24/7 Lifestyle collection, it offers the fashion-conscious rider a retro look without compromising on safety.
SHARK Spartan Helmet
Available from late July 2016, the new SHARK Spartan was developed using the same Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) technology as their top of the range model – the Race-R Pro – and, to my eyes at least, it’s a rather tasty looking piece of kit.
Barry Sheene Festival 2016
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.
Suzuki Vintage Insurance Scheme
If your Suzuki is over 20 years old like this gorgeous GSX-R 750F, then you might be able to save money through the Suzuki Vintage Insurance Scheme. The scheme complements Suzuki’s Vintage Parts Service and is part of their commitment to supporting owners of their older machinery.
Avon StreetRunner AV83
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
60th Anniversary Yamaha YZF-R1
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