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Bike News (November 2000)

  • Move over Colin, it’s my turn now

    24 November 2000

    Move over Colin, it’s my turn now

    THE rider in front disappears from view. I lean the bike into the chicane before the start-finish straight, feeling the racing wets digging in. The bike boots it out of the first-gear corner, lifting...

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  • Spot the family resemblance

    10 November 2000

    Spot the family resemblance

    PRETEND for a moment you’re a race bike – no, don’t run away, I haven’t gone mad. I just want to try and explain to you how tough a season’s racing is.The chances are you own or have ridden a bike in...

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  • Tuck in, hold on and go flat-out

    03 November 2000

    Tuck in, hold on and go flat-out

    YOU’RE stood at the side of the track. It’s quiet other than the rustle of the wind in the grass. The people around you have all fallen silent in anticipation. Away to your right you hear the familiar...

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  • Semi-automatic for the people

    03 November 2000

    Semi-automatic for the people

    THEY’RE used in World Superbikes and Formula One racing cars, and your road bike could have one in a few years. What are they? Semi-automatic gearboxes, that’s what. We know that Ducati will be using...

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  • A bike is only as fast as its rider

    01 November 2000

    A bike is only as fast as its rider

    THERE’S an orange bike, a red bike, a purple bike, a green bike and, of course, a blue and white bike. They’re all parked up on paddock stands with mechanics milling around them, fitting tyre warmers...

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