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How fast does it go mister?

Adam Child, 23 May 2014 12:04

‘How fast does it go mister?’ Whether it’s bikes or broadband, we’re obsessed by speed, so here are the facts you need to win your next pub debate Speed addiction has plagued humans since we first realised we could run. We’re fascinated by it, and the quest to discover who, or what, is the fastest. As soon as we’re sure ...

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Video: MCN rides sidecar passenger

Adam Child, 02 August 2012 10:30

It’s often said the craziest people in the racing paddock are sidecar passengers, and after attempting it, I reckon they are. How the hell they can passenger around the TT course is unimaginable. Most would choose a nice slow machine, at a safe track, in the hands of an expert driver for their first go as a passenger, but not ...

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Video: KTM RC8R Track at Donington Park

Adam Child, 10 August 2011 15:40

Track days today are more like race paddocks from a few years ago. Find a KTM RC8R for sale. With club racing turning increasingly professional, brand new race bikes are becoming common. Enter the KTM RC8R Track... the Austrian firm has witnessed the growing demand for off-the-peg track or race machines and produced this special, track-ready version of its RC8 ...

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Video: BMW S1000RR goes through TT pits at 150mph

Adam Child, 01 June 2011 09:53

This is the horrifying moment last night when TT rider Paul Shoesmith entered pit lane at 150mph by mistake. Apparently Shoesmith – on board his Ice Valley BMW S1000RR – was blinded by the sun and was slightly off line. The experienced TT rider went on to record a best lap last night of 118.726 – impressive after such a ...

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Video: Shaw Harley-Davidson Captain America Fat Boy built in 7 minutes

Adam Child, 21 April 2011 15:55

World Championship winning custom bike builders Shaw Harley-Davidson have managed to cram 100 hours of labour building their very special Captain America Fat Boy into 7m14sec of captivating video.  The short clip was filmed at Shaw Harley-Davidson near the south coast in East Sussex. It takes 10 hours for a skilled Shaw Harley-Davidson technician to fully strip the 2009 Fat ...

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Video: FAO MotoGP riders - how to ride Motorland Aragon

Adam Child, 14 September 2010 13:37

This weekend MotoGP visits the all new Motorland Aragon circuit, in Spain, making it a level playing field as the majority of riders will be taking to the new track for the first time. A select number of Moto 2 riders have already ridden the new track in pre-season testing and Lorenzo took a road R1 around the track last ...

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Chad's favourite video tests of all time

Adam Child, 25 December 2009 17:00

MCN senior road tester Adam Child gives us his three favourite MCN videos from 2009.  On board 2008 Suzuki GSXR1300R HayabusaOne of my all time favourite clips. Flat out on Hayabusa at Bruntingthrope proving ground, 190mph plus on the clocks. Its had over a million views, and it was fun recording it. Looks allot quick than it actually felt.   ...

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Video: Padgetts HRC race bike

Adam Child, 07 January 2009 13:43

Senior road tester Adam Child test rode the latest HRC bikes from Padgett's Motorcycles at a cold and wintery Cadwell Park. Padgett's are now offering HRC brand new track ready bike for novice track day riders to experienced national club racers. Watch as Adam puts one of the best Honda RS125s in the country through its paces around a very wintery Cadwell ...

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Video: Adrenalin-Moto XR 1200 road test

Adam Child, 15 December 2008 16:30

Darlington based Adrenalin Moto have produced this one off special XR1200 Harley Davidson, reducing the bikes weight by 25kg and significantly increasing the bikes performance and handling. They’ve loosely based the bike on the new race bike which will be appearing in next year's British Superbike program in the new Henderson Harley Davidson XR1200 Trophy. Watch the video below to see MCN’s ...

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Video: Superstock Honda Fireblade faster than Touring Car at Silverstone

Adam Child, 05 December 2008 16:00

Check out this exclusive and unique footage taken at Silverstone race circuit. The Superstock Honda Fireblade easily proved faster than the Honda Type R Touring car around the historic British track.Riding the motorcycle is Steve 'Baywatch' Brogan, British Superstock 1000 Champion on-board his championship winning Honda Fireblade. Watch Steve Brogan's onboard lap In the British touring car is Gordon Shedden who finished 6th ...

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