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Humber Bridge toll victory. Where next?

John Westlake, 28 March 2012 11:31

The Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) has managed to get the toll for bikes removed from the Humber Bridge. From April 1 2012 motorcycles will be able to cross the bridge free, instead of the normal £1.30. This is clearly excellent news, and follows years of hard work, meetings with the Humber Bridge Board, and a slow pay demonstration ride. In ...

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Seen any horrible potholes?

John Westlake, 13 March 2012 17:03

It's that time of year again when the roads warm up after a hard winter and promptly disintegrate. The latest survey of local authorities reveals that despite emergency government funding of £200m, two thirds of authorities can not afford to mend the current crop of potholes. Perhaps even more worryingly, the survey by the Asphalt Industry Alliance uncovers the fact ...

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MEP to visit dealership to answer questions

John Westlake, 06 January 2012 14:33

South of England MEP Peter Skinner will be at P&H Motorcycles in Sussex on Saturday January 14 to answer your questions about upcoming EU biking legislation. A statement from the Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) stated: “With the raft of changes being proposed within the EU, this is a real opportunity for bikers to get to speak to someone who can ...

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Guzzi to build new engine – and a new Mandello factory too

John Westlake, 16 September 2011 15:13

MCN’s executive editor Phil West is at the Moto Guzzi factory in Mandello, Italy, covering the company’s 90th anniversary celebrations. He’s just come out of a presentation by Roberto Colaninno - the chairman and CEO of Guzzi’s owner-company Piaggio. Phil said: "The big news is that Guzzi will be building a new factory on the historic Mandello site, and are ...

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Staff bikes: Moto Guzzi Griso SE - V7 Classic snaffled by actress

John Westlake, 25 August 2011 17:16

Just when I was learning to love the V7 Classic and its gentle take on motorcycling life, it has been snatched away from me. Moto Guzzi have reclaimed it, and sent it on a far more glamourous mission: it must now provide post-test transport for a celebrity. Yes, my humble V7 is currently ferrying Gill Halfpenny between her beautiful celebrity ...

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First ever female speedway pro rides again

John Westlake, 25 July 2011 13:53

Britain’s first female speedway professional is planning to embark on 14 enduro ride across Africa. Katie McAuley, 37, was a top level amateur motocrosser before taking up speedway and eventually riding professionally for the Hackney Hawks in the early 1990s. Now a children's nurse at South Tyneside Hospital and the mother of two children, Katie has decided to take on ...

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RAF team prepare for TT after Afghanistan interruption

John Westlake, 20 May 2011 15:48

A trio of RAF staff are frantically preparing a Kawasaki ZX-10R and Honda CBR600RR for the TT in June after their plans were disrupted by one of their team being deployed to Afghanistan. The team took the bikes for a shakedown at RAF Lyneham last week, and persevered despite a routine training exercise by RAF firefighters (hence the apocalyptic photo). ...

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Benelli celebrates 100 years with £2000 savings

John Westlake, 11 May 2011 17:27

Benelli is 100-years-old this year and one part of its celebrations is a dramatic reduction of its On The Road (OTR) prices on selected road bikes in the present Benelli range. Machines that are not included in the deal are Tornado 900 and 900 RS models. The money-saving promotion lasts until end of June 2011, which leaves just over a ...

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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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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 motorcyclenews.com for the contribution. ...

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