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Pick up a bargain Desmosedici at British MotoGP

John Westlake, 01 April 2011 17:23

Besides watching qualifying for the British MotoGP at Silverstone on June 11, fans will also have the chance to pick up a bargain Ducati Desmosedici RR. The exclusive V4 race replica is up for auction at the circuit on the day before the GP, along with a selection of other bikes and kit. The 2008 one-owner Desmo is in full ...

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TT3D: Closer to the Edge trailer

John Westlake, 25 March 2011 11:47

This is the trailer for 'TT3D: Closer to the edge', which was shot at last year's TT using ultra-expensive 3D cameras. It's released on April 15 and will be shown in all Vue multiplexes. Though aimed at a wider audience than just TT fans and motorcyclists, on this evidence it looks like being the bike film of the year by ...

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Stolen bike spotters guide – time to check those chassis numbers...

John Westlake, 23 March 2011 10:00

This week's MCN – out Wednesday, March 23 – contains a crucial two pages for anyone contemplating buying a used bike. Following the police raid of Brands Hatch, where 16 racers had their bikes seized, MCN has produced a pull-out poster showing what genuine chassis and engine numbers look like for each manufacturer. Checking the fonts on the poster against ...

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New Honda CBR250R: how fast?

John Westlake, 18 March 2011 16:50

At first glance, Honda's new £3688 CBR250RR is a lot of bike for its price. Which might sound a little odd from the standpoint of being ‘just’ a single-cylinder bike with power output capped to just 26bhp. But a comparison with the competition speaks volumes: Kawasaki’s Ninja 250R costs £861 more at £4549, and Hyosung’s capable GT250R is £3799. And ...

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Sky Sports presenter completes first ever ladies speedway school

John Westlake, 10 March 2011 15:40

Sky Sports presenter Charlie Webster headlined the first ever Ladies Speedway Training day – a special charity event organised by ex-riders Barry Bishop and Steve Mills. Thirty women had a go at riding a speedway bike for the first time at Sittingbourne Speedway with ex-world champion Sam Ermolenko on hand to give tuition. Entertainingly, Ermolenko was the only crasher of ...

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Best of British customs

John Westlake, 04 March 2011 17:09

The London International Custom Bike Show at the Alexandra Palace might have been lacking in terms of vendors – the main hall looking very sparse for what should be a prestigious show – but the motorcycles on display showed the type of ingenuity and engineering that puts Britain right at the top of the custom bike world. In MCN next ...

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Ice stunter responds to 'harsh' web comments

John Westlake, 04 March 2011 13:36

Stung by web comments saying he couldn't wheelie, a Hungarian stuntman has hit back with this: a new ice video featuring - you guessed it - lots of wheelies. Pásztor Tamás – who helped make the video – told MCN: "Our first ice riding video unexpectedly became a big international hit – we want to thank for the contribution. ...

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Are you young? Would you buy a Kawasaki W800?

John Westlake, 03 March 2011 17:27

Kawasaki has revealed they expect their new W800 retro to attract younger buyers. Kawasaki's Martin Lambert told MCN that, surprisingly, their research showed the Triumph Bonneville-rival would be popular with under 30s as well as older classic fans. The research has been backed up by experience, said Lambert: "I've spoken the Kawasaki UK field sales team to get a flavour ...

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KTM stops illegal imports

John Westlake, 17 February 2011 11:35

KTM has announced it has shut down the lucrative trade in illegally imported KTMs. The bikes, believed to be new off-roaders imported from the USA, had not been correctly assembled prior to sale or given basic pre-delivery safety inspections according to KTM. KTM said that one importer at the centre of the legal action was responsible for illegally importing £160,000-worth ...

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Suzuki launch massive competition

John Westlake, 16 February 2011 16:56

Visitors to Suzuki dealerships between now and May 15 could get more than they bargained for – Suzuki has launched a new competition with a prize per week. There are thousands of pounds worth of prizes, ranging from a full season of track days complete with GSX-R600, to an Arai RX-7GP helmet custom painted in your own design by RichArt, ...


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