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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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Discounted MV Agustas now cheaper than BMW S1000RR sport and Ducati 1198

Laura Kennerley, 10 December 2009 13:55

MV Agusta has slashed thousands off the cost of its 2009 F4 and Brutale, bringing prices in line with best Japanese and European bikes. The iconic Italian firm has reduced its F4 1078RR 312 monoposto from £13,799 to £12,000 and the biposto model from £13,999 to £12,350 by offering to pay customers VAT for them. This plunges it straight in ...

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Rumours Moto Morini has closed rubbished by manufacturer

Laura Kennerley, 09 December 2009 13:10

Reports that Moto Morini has ceased production have been rubbished by the Italian manufacturer. Find a Moto Morini for sale It claims that the factory closed for a public holiday on Tuesday and then remained closed for an extra day today.        The company, which launched its 2010 Granferro 1200 at the Milan show last month went in to receivership ...

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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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Moto Morini ceases production

Laura Kennerley, 08 December 2009 17:59

Italian manufacturer Moto Morini is reported to have ceased production and closed its doors. The company, which launched its 2010 Granferro 1200 hypermotard at the Milan show last month went in to receivership earlier this year. But despite its best efforts it has failed to turn round its fortunes, with debts continuing to mount. It has now closed its doors ...

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Help Scott Redding get to Moto2

Laura Kennerley, 08 December 2009 17:47

Scott Redding’s supporters are holding a special fundraising night to help the skint GP star get a ride in Moto2 next year. They will be auctioning off his helmet, leathers, gloves and boots among other items and 16-year-old Redding – the youngest ever GP winner – will be there to meet people and sign autographs. Tickets cost £10 and can ...

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Top Gear Mopeds Sold

Laura Kennerley, 08 December 2009 17:27

Two mopeds featured on the famous 2008 Vietnam special of BBC programme Top Gear have been sold at auction for more than nine times their value. The 1967 Piaggio Vespa 150cc VBC Super and 1973 Honda City 50cc Chaly were bought for less than 15 million Vietnamese Dong (VND) (£500) and were sold for £2,530 and £1,955 respectively. The Vespa ...

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Video: Jumping motorcycles in to the sea

Laura Kennerley, 04 December 2009 17:20

Check out this video of crazy Lebonese bikers competing to see who can jump furthest in to the sea. We're not sure what happened to the bikes when they'd finished, or why they thought it was a good idea to launch themselves plus bikes in to the sea either. Watch the video here

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One man’s collection of BMWs raises €1m at auction

Laura Kennerley, 30 November 2009 15:10

One mans collection of 90 BMWs has been sold for more than €1m. The sale, one of the biggest in motorcycling history, saw Bonhams’ sell German Willy Neutkens’ collection at the BMW Museum in Munich, Germany. Highlights of the sale included a 1924 BMW 493cc R32 which was at the heart of a five way bidding battle between three continents, ...

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NEC Show is open!

Laura Kennerley, 26 November 2009 11:37

The 2009 Bike Show at the NEC is now open! Get all the latest NEC Show news The annual extravganza is smaller than usual, but still packed full of interesting bikes and products. The new Ducati Multistrada and Hypermotard 796 are here, along with an UK only 25th anniversary edition of the Suzuki GSX-R1000, which we will reveal as soon ...


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