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Bike World returns to Freeview: New channel 91 at 7pm
We are back on Freeview , now with channel 91, the new dedicated sports channel, Frontrunner. Expect a brand new show every two weeks on Monday's at 7pm! Or, of course, you can still catch us on Sky channel 468. We'll be giving you all the news and rundowns from this launch season along with...
Launch Report - All-new 2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000
The iconic GSX-R1000 gets a MotoGP makeover in a bid to regain the 1000cc sportsbike crown. Suzuki's GSX-R models have been cult bikes since their inception in 1985, forging a reputation as focused sports bikes on road and race winners on track. In 2001 Suzuki launched the first 1000cc version...
Triumph's Bonneville Bobber and Street Scrambler hit UK dealers
The hotly anticipated Bonneville Bobber and Street Scrambler, are landing in UK dealers with a series of launches on Thursday 23rd February. And it looks like the love it or hate it Bonneville Bobber factory custom will be taking centre stage. Whether or not the idea of a factory bobber ticks...
Madness in Mojave Desert Motorcycle Mosh Pit
What do you do when normal sports just aren't cutting it for thrill factor any longer. You go to the Mojave Desert in the middle of the night and do this apparently:  These aren't scenes out of a Mad Max film either. All this week, adrenaline junkies, racers and the like descended upon...
Complimentary panniers: Triumph Tiger 800 and Explorer
To go along with their current low cost 6.9% APR TriStar campaign which gives riders the chance to own one of Triumph’s eligible models for £105 a month*, Triumph Motorcycles are also throwing in complimentary pannier kits on selected Tiger 800 and Explorer models for a limited period...
Suzuki announces price of GSX-R1000R and GSX-R1000
The all-new, hotly anticipated GSX-R1000R will be retailing in the UK at £16,099.  Once again thank MotoGP for filtering through new engine technology taken directly from the firm’s GSX-RR MotoGP racer – including a clever variable valve timing system (SR-VVT) that's never been seen on a...
KOENIGSEGG SUPERCAR MEETS SUPERBIKE CONCEPT
Moscow designer Maksim Burov has taken the popular Koenigsegg supercar and rendered a concept of what he believes their motorcycle should look like (if they ever make one). The design bears a striking resemblance to the 2014, Lotus C-01, designed by Daniel Simon using a carbon fiber...
Motorcycle Live Knox 2017 Range Preview
Suzy takes a look at the Knox 2017 clothing range, while John check out the technology that goes into the new Micro-lock armour system  
Tesla-founders backed Alta Motors reveal new electric bike
  Most people have heard of Zero motorcycles, the electric bike manufacturers pushing the envelope for the electric motorcycle scene. But, there's a few other ebike contenders worth a look, and one of those is Alta Motors who have just unveiled a new version of its flagship Redshift MX...
Ducati Multistrada 950 hits UK dealerships
The Multistrada 950 is the newest addition to the hugely popular Multistrada adventure-touring bike family. The 950 shares much with its bigger brother, the Multistrada 1200, including the frame and general design, but there have been other subtle tweaks. You can check out our review...