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Probably the best leathers collection in the world?

Laura Kennerley, 03 January 2010 19:45

When Jeff Shults bought Wayne Rainey’s replica Marlboro Yamaha leathers he set himself on the path to become one of the most prolific collectors in the world. He now has 110 race suits worn by the world’s leading MotoGP, WSB, BSB, 500GP and Suzuka 8 hour riders and a collection of almost 350 lids. “I consider it a pretty great ...

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Video: Self assembling Suzuki GSX-R

Laura Kennerley, 08 December 2009 18:03

Check out this home made video of a self assembling Suzuki GSX-R. Pretty impressive, I think you'll agree.

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NEC Show: Norton wins Britain’s got biking talent with Carole Nash

Laura Kennerley, 26 November 2009 15:02

This stunning JPS Norton replica has be crowned winner of the 2009 Britain’s got biking talent with Carole Nash contest. Get all the latest NEC Show news Built by Tony Haywood over a five year period, the one-off rotary engined replica cost £25,000. Haywood collected his prize from former England cricketer and new motorcyclist Darren Gough at the NEC Bike ...

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NEC Show: Suzuki celebrates 25 years of the GSX-R

Laura Kennerley, 26 November 2009 10:26

Suzuki has kicked off the 25th anniversary celebrations for the GSX-R at the NEC Show today. Get all the latest NEC Show news The Japanese manufacturer has a handful of bikes on its stand tracing the sports bikes history from the introduction of the 750 in 1985 to the launch of the new 2010 anniversary special edition. The UK only ...

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TT special offer for practice week

Laura Kennerley, 25 November 2009 14:53

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has launched a special offer for bikers heading to next year’s TT. Called the TT Taster, it offers fans the opportunity to experience some of the TT atmosphere during the busy build-up to race week. The offer is for a return ticket for a bike and rider for £99 during practice week.  For ...

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Magic FM DJ Neil Fox swaps Hog for electic bike

Laura Kennerley, 13 November 2009 17:03

Radio DJ and TV personality Neil Fox is swaping his beloved Harley Davidson for a month to trial Green Rewards’ new 60s inspired electric scooter. Fox, a non-executive director of Green Rewards, the ethical online shop and rewards scheme and has been challenged by the rest of the board of Directors to do his bit for the environment. He currently ...

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Moto Morini unveils up-dated Granpasso

Laura Kennerley, 23 October 2009 10:10

Engineers at the Bologna factory have concentrated on ergonomic changes and improvements to the off-road handling of the 118bhp v-twin. The handlebars have been upgraded with risers that allow greater adjustment, complementing the adjustable screen and allowing owners to tailor the riding position to suit their size/preferred riding position.  The redesigned seat decreases the riding height and is fitted with ...

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Honda dealers slash £4,000 off price of DN-01

Laura Kennerley, 15 October 2009 14:36

Honda’s automatic cruiser the DN-01 has had £4,000 wiped of its list price. When it was launched the v-twin carried a £10,521 price tag. Today you can pick a 59 plate model for just £6,695. Doble’s Honda dealership in Coulsdon, Surrey, is offering them for just £6,999 OTR, while Hunt’s of Manchester is flogging a demo bike with just 427 ...

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Poetry in motion

Laura Kennerley, 09 October 2009 10:00

It may seem an unlikely choice, but the latest celebrity to take up riding as part of the industry’s Get On campaign is poet Tamsin Kendrick. Kendrick, 26, who is billed as one of Britain’s most promising poets, learnt to ride on National Poetry Day, so that she can zip from gig to gig. The men behind the Get On ...

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Bike friendly Durham cops get national award

Laura Kennerley, 01 October 2009 18:17

Durham’s motorbike cops have been given a national award for their trailblazing efforts to reduce road deaths and improve relationships with bikers. The eight-strong team - billed as the UK's most bike friendly coppers - has been presented with a Prince Michael International Road Safety Award, which recognises initiatives such as BikeWise, a family fun day held at police headquarters ...


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