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Chopper tribute to Rally ace Richard Burns for sale

Laura Kennerley, 01 December 2009 09:27

A one-off chopper created as a tribute to the late rally world champion Richard Burns is to be sold next week. The bike, created by Midlands-based Ironside Choppers, cost around £18,000 to build over more than a 100 hours. It carries the blue and yellow Subaru livery of Burns’ world championship winning Impreza and details of his long and successful ...

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Britain’s got biking talent with Carole Nash: BSA M33 Sprinter

Laura Kennerley, 30 November 2009 13:57

Owner: Tim Lynch, 51, Plymouth Why this bike? I actually bought this as a box of bits. I just wanted the tank for another bike, and I didn’t know what to do with, so I built this bike to do one mile sprints on. But now I ride it on the road as well.  Modifications: It took me six months ...

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Britain’s got biking talent with Carole Nash: Triumph Tiger Cub Sports T20SH

Laura Kennerley, 30 November 2009 13:34

Owner: Martin Pagett, 64, Ormskirk Why this bike? When I was 16 and an apprentice we all used to go to apprentice school on the bus or by bike. One day there was a strange sound from the car park and we all rushed out to see what it was. One of the lads had bought a brand new Tiger ...

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Britain’s got biking talent finalists revealed: Moto Guzzi Le Mans Café Racer

Laura Kennerley, 27 November 2009 17:34

Bike: Moto Guzzi LeMans Cafe Racer Owner: Frazer Yule, 35, Lochmaben, Dumfrieshire Why this bike? Its one of those things. I have always wanted to make one of these, but never found one available before. Then one day I spotted and engine for sale on the internet, contacted the guy and it turned out he had a frame as well. ...

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Britain’s Got Biking Talent: Ducati 1000s Hailwood Replica

Laura Kennerley, 26 November 2009 13:30

The 12 finalists in the 2009 Britain’s got biking talent with Carole Nash contest have been announced. They have beaten off competition from 470 other entrants to be voted the best bikes in the UK this year. More than 17,000 MCN readers voted in this years contest, making it one of the most successful ever. The overall winner will be ...

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The world’s fastest Monkey Bike?

Laura Kennerley, 19 August 2009 16:16

A nine times Dakar competitor is hoping to break a land speed record on this alcohol-powered Honda Monkey bike. Crazy Czech Ivo Kastan will race the 175cc Monkey bike in two classes on the Bonneville Salt Flats in September.    He hopes to smash the Monkey bike land speed record and the naked 175cc four-stroke land speed record in his sights ...

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Triumph Daytona 675 test rider springs surprise

Laura Kennerley, 13 July 2009 17:23

Supersport racer and Truimph test rider Paul Young has met the man who bought his one-off Daytona 675 race rep. Young, who is lying 12th in the British Supersport Championship, presented Steven Purvin, 25 from London with a signed lid to go with his new 675 rep. Read the MCN Triumph 675 review The bike, customised by Jack Lilley Triumph ...

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Custom Yamaha MT-01

Laura Kennerley, 03 July 2009 17:19

This is what you can do with a Yamaha MT-01 if you really throw the Euros at it. Created by German Yamaha dealer and serial special builder Dominik Klein, this £30,000 sports cruiser is as handy as it looks, soaking up an entire weekend’s thrashing at a recent Hockenheim track day without the hint of the oil leaks you’d expect ...


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