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Goodwood Festival of Speed – Lord March is a bike fan

Kirsten Ash, 09 July 2013 10:59

 In the run up to this weekend’s 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed MCN has had a sneak peak of Lord March’s personal motorcycle collection. Lord March is the owner of Goodwood House, and the host of the Festival of Speed. His collection consists of five bikes, one of which belonged to his grandfather, Freddie March. It’s a 1936 BMW R51. ...

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Sheene 10 Years On: Sheene the Mate

Guy Procter, 30 March 2013 17:00

It will be 10 years next week since the tragic death of Britain’s greatest ever grand prix star. In part one of our exclusive three-part tribute to Barry Sheene – the mate, the father, and the rival – we hear from best friend and former team-mate Steve Parrish. When did you first meet Barry?It was Brands Hatch, 1974, I was ...

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Roberts and Gardner confirmed for Goodwood

Zoe Richards, 23 May 2012 09:22

Grand prix legends Kenny Roberts and Wayne Gardner are the latest stars to be confirmed for this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. Three times 500cc world champion Roberts will be riding his 1980 Yamaha YZR500, and 1987 world champion Gardner on his Honda GP bike, will be in attendance at all three days of the event which takes place June ...

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Triumph 'Sit Down Tour' - Ross Noble to ride round UK

Marc Potter, 18 May 2011 09:00

TV funnyman Ross Noble is riding around Britain on this special Speed Triple built to commemorate 500,000 Triumphs made at the Hinckley factory. The star's 'Sit Down Tour' starts from the Triumph factory and will take Noble through England, Scotland and Wales before finishing on May 30. His route is secret, but Noble will reveal his location daily on Twitter ...

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New MCN July 8: We ride 2WD Yamaha R1

James Keen, 07 July 2009 09:37

In this week's issue of MCN, on sale July 8, we ride the Ohlins two-wheel-drive Yamaha R1. Find out what the bike is like to ride, how it works and what Ohlins have planned for the future of 2WD tech.      MCN Offer: Free £60 goodie bag According to MCN road tester Trevor Franklin: "The 2WD system works brilliantly. There's no ...

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Barry Sheene - a great man

martin green, 14 April 2009 17:50

I just want to tell you of a story that happened to me a few years back in 2002 concerning the late great Barry Sheene. In the late 90s arai produced a Sheene nr3 replica which unfortunatley i could never afford to buy. Anyhow to cut a long story short i wrote to barry in late april 2002 to ask him ...

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Video: Dougie Lampkin calls at Goodwood!

Ben Purvis, 17 April 2008 11:26

Twelve times world trials champion Dougie Lampkin took Goodwood House by storm last week as Lord March announced plans for the 2008 Festival of Speed. Lampkin made several explosive entrances, riding down a staircase inside Goodwood House at the pre-event dinner and repeating the feat on Wednesday in front of the world's assembled press. Watch Lampkin perform some of his ...

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Quiz of the Year

MCN, 25 December 2006 12:30

We reckon our quiz will keep you amused for a while over Christmas… but if it’s all been too easy, you might as well try to profit from your gargantuan biking knowledge, because we’ve got a cracking day out as a prize. Test the biking knowledge of you and your mates with these 100 teasers – do it for fun ...

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What's on: July 12 on

Anonymous, 08 July 2006 00:00

South West of England HILLCLIMB SATURDAY July 15 Guernsey Motor Cycle & Car club, Le Val des Terres, Guernsey. 01481-247892. HILLCLIMB SUNDAY July 16 National Hillclimb Association, Gurston Down, Wiltshire. www.nhca.co.uk or 01278-786377. OPEN DAYS WEDNESDAY July 12 Open Day & Yard Jumble, Bill Little Motorcycles, Braydon, Wilts. 10.30am. 01666-860577 or www.classicbikesuk.com. RIDING SCHOOLS THURSDAY July 13 MCN Honda Off-Road ...

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What's on: April 19 on

Anonymous, 15 April 2006 00:00

Our What’s On listings now show events by their location, making them easier to find. Click the links below to choose the listing for your area and find out what events are on near you this week. Worldwide Midlands East of England Ireland North of England Scotland South East England South West of England Wales Worldwide ROAD RACING SATURDAY April ...

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