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Bike News (August 2010)

  • Taking a break from work!

    20 August 2010 by stevexland

    Taking a break from work!

    A pic of my mate taken during a brief rest while playing with our 'boyztoyz'. At a secret airbase off the A55 in Anglesea, somewhere in Wales.

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  • More great road races on DVD

    20 August 2010 by Marc Abbott

    More great road races on DVD

    Duke video has launched Road Racing Great Races Volume 2. It features 167 minutes of action from the Isle of Man TT, Macau, Tandragee, Cookstown, Ulster GP, Southern 100 and Mid-Antrim. The all-star...

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  • Harley-Davidson golf bag carrier!

    20 August 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Harley-Davidson golf bag carrier!

    Go-Go Caddy is a quick-release, detachable mount and rack that allows riders to carry golf clubs. It attaches to the sissy-bar mounts, and the makers claim the rack angles back over the bike for...

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  • Meeting Ron Haslam

    20 August 2010 by tafgriff22

    Meeting Ron Haslam

    Me, Tat & Gaz with Ron at the Haslam Race School. I got my knee down at last after tuition from Tristan Palmer, top bloke.

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  • Video: Donington returns!

    20 August 2010 by MCN

    Video: Donington returns!

    Historic bike circuit Donington Park opened its doors again last weekend, and MCN senior road tester Adam Child was the first to lap the reshaped track... 

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  • Jumbo MCN

    19 August 2010 by jumbo1

    Jumbo MCN

    In Jumbo, Turkey one week ago The wife & kids were in the pool, myself chilling out reading MCN - I just needed the wife to get out of the pool and fetch me a cool beer!

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  • Win tickets to Cadwell Park BSB

    19 August 2010 by MCN

    Win tickets to Cadwell Park BSB

    Cadwell Park is one of the biggest events on the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship calendar and this August Bank Holiday weekend (28/29/30 August) you could be there. MCN have teamed up...

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  • New Alpinestars Jet Road Gore-Tex glove

    19 August 2010 by Marc Abbott

    New Alpinestars Jet Road Gore-Tex glove

    This new pair of touring gloves from Alpinestars features a carbon-fibre knuckle, reinforced leather/nylon construction and a storm gauntlet designed to fit over your jacket's sleeves. Save £££s on...

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  • New super-Dremel on sale next month!

    19 August 2010 by Marc Abbott

    New super-Dremel on sale next month!

    Those of you who were eying up that unfinished autumn project in the garage and thinking: “If only I had this tool or that...” can rejoice. Next month sees the launch of the new Dremel 8200. "It’s...

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  • Norton to MotoGP rumours

    19 August 2010 by Andy Downes

    Norton to MotoGP rumours

    Rumours that Norton has applied for two grid slots in MotoGP for 2012 are circulating after a respected MotoGP journalist printed a story in Austrian magazine Speed Week. Gunther Wiesinger has claimed...

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  • Ducati Manchester up for sale

    19 August 2010 by Pierre Galpin

    Ducati Manchester up for sale

    Rossi riding a Ducati MotoGP bike… the new Multistrada selling like hot cakes… surely now’s the time to buy a major Ducati dealership? If you have at least £765,000 you stand a chance of snapping up...

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  • MotoGP, BSB and me

    18 August 2010 by sweetiejo

    MotoGP, BSB and me

    Here's a photo of me, Paul Denning and Jack Valentine at Poole Quay Bike Night on 17/08/10. They're both lovely guys

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  • SDoc 100 visor cleaner

    18 August 2010 by Marc Abbottt

    SDoc 100 visor cleaner

    This new visor and helmet cleaner is claimed to deliver repeated scratch- and streak-free cleaning. The makers say it’s suitable for all types of visor, whether clear, tinted, mirrored or with an...

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  • Brian Blessed for your satnav!

    18 August 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Brian Blessed for your satnav!

    TomTom has just announced that you’ll soon be able to get the voice of bearded thespian and Flash Gordon actor Brian Blessed on your satnav. Save cash on motorcycle satnavs What better way to get to...

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  • Donington back in Wheatcroft hands

    17 August 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Donington back in Wheatcroft hands

    The Wheatcroft family that own Donington Park is now back in control of the circuit from the Adroit Group who were responsible for renovating the circuit. A press statement from the circuit owners...

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  • Put Cal Crutchlow on your wall

    17 August 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Put Cal Crutchlow on your wall

    British artist ‘Billy’ has created these three prints of his pencil drawings of British WSB heroes Cal Crutchlow, Jonathan Rea and James Toseland. Save cash on motorcycle products Each print costs...

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  • Stolen Banners at Brands Hatch BSB

    17 August 2010 by wendyo

    Stolen Banners at Brands Hatch BSB

    Our trip to the UK reached a low point at Brands Hatch. After having a great time in the UK and also a perfect time at Silverstone WSB and  Brands Hatch BSB, something went wrong at...

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  • New MCN August 18: Rossi to Ducati

    17 August 2010 by Liam Marsden

    New MCN August 18: Rossi to Ducati

    In this week's issue of MCN, on sale August 18, we go behind the scenes on Rossi's Ducati deal, including thoughts from Giacomo Agostini, Jerry Burgess and Ducati CEO Gabriele del Torchio. We...

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  • Got a question for Carl Fogarty?

    16 August 2010 by Andy Downes

    Got a question for Carl Fogarty?

    MCN is catching up with Carl Fogarty this week as we prepare to celebrate ten years passing since he was forced to retire and we want to ask him your questions. Foggy was injured at the start of the...

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  • 2010 North West 200 on DVD

    16 August 2010 by Marc Abbott

    2010 North West 200 on DVD

    The official review of this year's NW200 features action from all six races as riders hit more than 200mph on public roads to gain the crucial slipstream advantage. There's commentary and interviews...

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  • New R&G hugger and chain guard for FZ8

    16 August 2010 by Marc Abbott

    New R&G hugger and chain guard for FZ8

    R&G Racing has added to its Yamaha Fazer8 and FZ8 range with a new hugger and chain guard. Save cash on motorcycle products The Hugger is 30% longer than the factory-fitted item and bolts...

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  • David Aldana in Daytona

    15 August 2010 by KevPhillips

    David Aldana in Daytona

    Here are my kids Josh and Abbie, catching up with David Aldana at his condo in Daytona Beach. It wasn't hard as he's their Uncle!

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  • Rossi not as rich as Rome’s chariot racers

    13 August 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Rossi not as rich as Rome’s chariot racers

    Valentino Rossi may be on the verge of signing a £12.5m contract with Ducati, but it’s still peanuts compared to the wealth of ancient Roman charioteers. One racer, a Spaniard named Gaius Appuleius...

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  • Top 10 movie motorcycles you can buy

    13 August 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Top 10 movie motorcycles you can buy

    Iconic motorcycling movies are few and far between. So for those of us waiting for the next Motorcycle Diaries or The World’s Fastest Indian to come out, we have to make do with bike spotting in more...

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