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Harley-Davidson to buy MV Agusta?

Ben Purvis, 09 June 2008 11:00

Harley-Davidson could be on the verge of buying the MV Agusta group - including Cagiva - if reports in Italy prove correct. Italian paper Il Messaggero claims Harley is planning a buyout that will see it take a majority stake in the ailing Italian superbike firm, buying around 80-85 percent of the company. That means Harley would be taking on ...

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Official: Michael Schumacher to race in German Superbike championship

Ben Purvis, 16 May 2008 15:29

Former seven-times F1 world champion Michael Schumacher WILL race this weekend in Germany's leading bike racing series, the IDM Superbike championship. Bernie Ecclestone warns Michael Schumacher of dangers The 37-year-old is set to be a wildcard in the race at Oschershleben aboard a Honda CBR1000RR entered by current series champions Holzhauer Racing, alongside German superbike champion Martin Bauer. See the ...

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Snow-going motorcycle

Ben Purvis, 15 February 2008 16:22

While we don’t quite get the winters for it in this country, this creation from Canadian firm AD Bovin is designed to turn your road bike into a snow-cycle. Although it’s not the first firm to make such a kit – replacing the rear wheel with tracks and the front with a ski – the new Explorer kit is designed ...

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Department for Transport admits motorcycle tax evasion figures “were inflated”

Ben Purvis, 14 February 2008 11:23

New tax evasion figures released today show that only 6.5 percent of bikes seen on the road during surveys are without tax – making a mockery of earlier Department for Transport reports claiming nearly 40 percent of motorcyclists dodged road tax. The report comes just three weeks after the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee singled out motorcyclists as lawbreakers, ...

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Speeding only minor cause of motorcycle crashes

Ben Purvis, 31 December 2007 07:00

A new Government report has once again revealed that speeding is actually only a minor cause of motorcycle accidents. The Government’s “Compendium of Motorcycle Statistics 2007” repeats earlier findings showing that exceeding the speed limit is put down as a contributory factor – and even then not necessarily as the main cause – of just four percent of bike crashes ...

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Approved Used Suzukis

Ben Purvis, 14 September 2007 16:11

Suzuki has launched an approved used bike scheme. Available at selected Suzuki dealers, the ‘Suzuki Used Approved’ scheme offers to a mandatory provenance check, a six-month guarantee and a roadside recovery package as standard. Suzuki GB sales & marketing director Nick Palmer commented, “We believe the scheme will give buyers of used Suzuki’s the same confidence that customers of new ...

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New Bat Bike in action

Ben Purvis, 17 August 2007 14:50

The Bat Bike - or Batpod as it will be called in the forthcoming 2008 Batman: The Dark Knight movie - has been spotted in action for the first time in this leaked still from next year's film.   As many of six fully-working Batpods have been built by a production company in the UK, and stuntman Jean Pierre Goy ...

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Police confirm murdered biker was Hells Angel

Ben Purvis, 17 August 2007 12:57

It might not come as a surprise but in a press conference today Warwickshire Police have confirmed that Gerry Tobin, the biker murdered on the M40 last Sunday, was a member of the Hells Angels. During today's press conference, police also revealed that two shots were fired from the green Rover car which pulled alongside Tobin's Harley-Davidson Night Train as ...

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Evel Knievel suffers stroke

Ben Purvis, 08 June 2007 10:41

Evel Knievel is in hospital following a stroke according to his son Robbie, who fears for his father’s health. Speaking in advance of a jump planned for this weekend, where he will leap over more than $4 billion in fake cash at the Independence Ride in Wilmington, Delaware, he told reporters that Evel’s health is failing. Speaking to American TV ...

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Learn to ride with Suzuki

Ben Purvis, 05 April 2007 11:01

Suzuki has linked-up with BSM to provide a new training scheme that will get riders through their test in just six days. As well as putting riders through their CBTs and Direct Access tests, using VanVan 125s and SV650s, the course will allow participants to test ride a selection of Suzukis after passing the test. These will include the Bandit ...

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