News

Japanese bike mag reveals new Suzuki GSX-R250 and GSX-R1000R
A Japanese bike magazine has revealed what appears to be a new Suzuki GSX-R250 and GSX-R1000R. It's unclear whether the shots are leaked or just unofficial renders, but both bikes have been slapped on the front cover of Young Machine, a magazine that has a decent track record of unveiling bikes...
Ducati UK announce best ever first half sales results
Ducati UK continues to set records with year to date sales in the UK up 36% versus 2014 at nearly 2,200 motorcycles – the best ever first half sales for the company in the UK. The second quarter was also a best ever, up 50% at over 1,500 sales and June itself was confirmed as the best month...
VIDEO: Casey Stoner Suzuka 8 Hour crash
You've probably already heard that former MotoGP Champion Casey Stoner crashed out of the Suzuka 8 hour endurance race. After leading the race, the throttle on his CBR1000RR stuck open causing him to run wide and lose the front end, leaving Stoner with a broken scapula and a fractured...
Zero-tolerance speed limits to be adopted by some police forces
Some police forces have announced they will be introducing zero-tolerance speed limits, meaning you could get points and a fine for being even 1mph over the limit. Traditionally, drivers have been able to get away with speeding at 10% plus 2mph over the posted speed limit, so in a 60mph zone...
Road rage biker chased by driver with baseball bat
This is the moment an aggressive biker has the tables turned on him during a bout of road rage. The motorcyclist, who had allegedly been weaving in and out of traffic, pulls up behind an SUV and begins shouting at the driver through the window. He then attacks the driver at which point the tables...
185,000 Harley-Davidsons recalled over dodgy saddlebags
Harley-Davidson is recalling over 185,000 motorcycle in the U.S. over saddlebags which can come loose and fall off. According to the firm, the problem was highlighted through warranty claims stating dodgy pannier mounting hardware. The recall covers certain 2014 and 2015 Road King, Street...
VIDEO: Doing the limbo on a motorcycle...
We've all had a go at doing the limbo, but have you ever done it on a motorcycle? This video shot at the recent Dirt Quake IV event in the UK shows rider Alan Birtwistle backing in his bike under the limbo pole. Now, hold my beer.
VIDEO: Downhill racing on a KTM RC390
This is the moment two-time World Cup mountain bike champion Aaron Gwin races a KTM RC390 down a dusty trail, re-enacting the moment his bicycle chain snapped during a race in Austria last month. The video is obviously a bit of lighthearted entertainment but it's cool to see a little sportsbike...
Brand new Honda RC45 on eBay for £50,000
A brand new Honda RVF750R RC45 has popped up on eBay with a cool asking price of £49,995. According to the auction listing, the bike has been imported from a private collection in Japan and still comes with the factory protective covering on the bodywork.  The RC45 has also been fitted with...
Coloured Brembo calipers now available from Suzuki
  Suzuki has revealed a number of new coloured Brembo calipers available for a number of bikes in its range, including the new GSX-S1000 and GSX-S1000F models, as well as the entire GSX-R range and the Hayabusa. Available from £149.99, the Brembo monobloc calipers are available to order...