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Yamaha XT660Z Teneré official video

Chris Newbigging, 29 November 2007 14:17

The new Yamaha XT660Z Teneré hasn’t reached the UK yet, but this official Yamaha video shows the new motorcycle being put through its paces.   The single-cylinder adventure motorcycle is an official UK model for 2008, and this video demonstrates the bike’s ability on and off road.      

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Aprilia V4 testing in Jerez

Chris Newbigging, 21 November 2007 12:30

Aprilia has been testing its prototype V4 World Superbike at the Jerez GP tests this week. Alex Hoffman has been riding the latest version of the prototype. The former MotoGP rider was riding the motorcycle on track when the weather was too bad for the 125 and 250cc GP machines to use the circuit. We'll bring you pictures and information as soon as ...

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Great Escape stuntman Bud Ekins dies

Chris Newbigging, 09 October 2007 11:05

Bud Ekins, the man who performed the infamous jump over barbed wire in the movie ‘The Great Escape’ died at the weekend. 77 year-old Ekins was stunt double for friend and movie star Steve McQueen in the film’s jump scene, leaping one barbed wire barrier before crashing into barbed wire for the second. Ekins was also one of the first ...

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Shropshire council erects sign to stop Sat-Nav blunder

Chris Newbigging, 08 October 2007 16:35

Shropshire County Council has become the first in the UK to erect a road sign to warn drivers of a satellite navigation directions error. The GPS-based navigation devices had been directing drivers down a small country lane in Hampton Loade, telling them there was a bridge to cross the River Severn, but the only way of crossing at that point ...

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Goldammer built for speed

Chris Newbigging, 22 August 2007 10:28

This wild, one-off supercharged single cylinder streamliner was unveiled for the first time at Bonneville Speed Week. Read more about the unique Goldammer machine in this week's MCN, August 22, 2007.

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Scrap speed cameras week

Chris Newbigging, 12 June 2007 15:48

The Safe Speed Campaign has announced the dates of the first ‘Scrap Speed Cameras Week’. The week will help promote the anti-speed camera message of campaign from June 24. Founder Paul Smith said: "Speed cameras have failed as a road safety policy. Department for Transport has disowned them. We now must scrap them for safety's sake”.

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'Racing' teenagers in court over death crash

Chris Newbigging, 12 June 2007 12:20

Two men were in Edinburgh High Court last week over the death of 19 year-old pillion James Manders last week. The court was shown CCTV footage of Andrew Sneddon’s bike at 54mph moments before Manders was flung from James Davidson’s pillion seat in a collision with a car. Sneddon’s pillion passenger denies the two bikes were racing in Peffer Place ...

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Test ride the Ducati Hypermotard at dealer open days

Chris Newbigging, 12 June 2007 11:44

Want to get a test ride on the all-new Ducati Hypermotard? Then check out your local Ducati dealer for details. UK dealers are holding open days for you to ogle the bike in the flesh and take test rides. Speak to your local Ducati dealer to find out the times of the events, or call 0845 1222 996 to arrange ...

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Portsmouth roll out 20mph urban limit

Chris Newbigging, 01 June 2007 14:02

Portsmouth became the first city in the UK to implement a 20mph speed limit over a wider area today, becoming the first local authority to dictate local speed limits. MCN was first to report the new guidelines in August 2006, which gives local authorities the option to lower urban speed limits to 20mph and the power to choose rural roads ...

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Terrorists target U.K petrol stations

Chris Newbigging, 23 April 2007 18:08

Thousands of motorists in the UK who buy petrol using bank cards are thought to have lost millions of pounds in an international criminal operation. Details are thought to have been taken from bank cards when they are skimmed at around 200 of the UK’s 9,500 petrol stations and money withdrawn from the account. Affected areas so far include Peterborough, ...


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