May

Sheene to star at Suzuki live

Sheene to star at Suzuki live

Barry Sheene’s son Freddie will ride one of his late father’s Grand Prix race bikes at a Suzuki Live event at Cadwell Park on Friday 10 June.  Freddie will ride the 1984 ‘DAF’ XR45, the last bike...

Live fast, die old: Enjoying Scotland safely

Live fast, die old: Enjoying Scotland safely

A cinematic new safety film is being shared by the Scottish Government, encouraging riders to slow down and take in the scenery in a bid to curb casualty statistics. Minister for Transport Jenny...

Century celebrations: BMW’s Head of Sales and Brand talks new GSs, electrics and 100 years of production

Century celebrations: BMW’s Head of Sales and Brand talks new GSs, electrics and 100 years of production

BMW’s Head of Sales and Brand has revealed that new models will be arriving next year to mark 100 years of the German motorcycle division, as well as fresh electric drivetrains appearing every 18 to...

Extreme rides with Dainese offers road, track or adventure excitement

Extreme rides with Dainese offers road, track or adventure excitement

Italian clothing and safetywear specialists Dainese have announced a range of amazing new road, track, and adventure experiences for their customers – including the now sold-out chance to get it...

Mavericks is a community business with bikes at its heart

Mavericks is a community business with bikes at its heart

A motorcycle-based start-up business in North Wales that also acts as an events venue and community and support centre is going from strength to strength. Mavericks Motorcycles was launched...

Queen of the desert nails it in Tunisia

Queen of the desert nails it in Tunisia

British rider Vanessa Ruck, who is more commonly known on social media as ‘TheGirlOnABike’, has become the first woman to start and finish the Tunisia Desert Challenge. First run last year, the...

Dunlop stage show: Road racing dynasty stars in new theatre drama

Dunlop stage show: Road racing dynasty stars in new theatre drama

Nineteen-time Isle of Man TT winner Michael Dunlop and the high risk world of road racing are set to be the subjects of a new stage play. The Safety Catch – No risk, no reward premieres in Ireland...

Rider training campaign hits Oxfordshire

Rider training campaign hits Oxfordshire

A council-backed survey has been run across Oxfordshire in the hope of encouraging a larger take up of advanced rider training in the county. The Motorcyclist Ride Safe Survey was conducted online...

Day of Champions: Event returns to Silverstone MotoGP for 2022

Day of Champions: Event returns to Silverstone MotoGP for 2022

The Day of Champions charity event is back with all of the most popular elements returning after a Covid-enforced absence. A ride-in, paddock access, pitlane walk, and charity auctions are all...

Mega ride to honour Sgt Matt Ratana: 2000-mile epic for biking mate

Mega ride to honour Sgt Matt Ratana: 2000-mile epic for biking mate

Friends and colleagues of murdered police officer Matt Ratana have completed the first of three 2022 charity challenges organised in his memory. On bikes worth an average of £1000, including Matt’s...

Doing it for the kids: James Toseland raises £7000 for children's hospital

Doing it for the kids: James Toseland raises £7000 for children's hospital

A set of leathers worn by double World Superbike champion James Toseland in the 2001 season have raised £1280 for Sheffield Children’s Hospital in an online auction. The leathers are from...

Racing returns to Aintree: Liverpool circuit back after three years

Racing returns to Aintree: Liverpool circuit back after three years

Bike racing is set to resume at one of Britain’s most historic circuits later this month following a three-year layoff complicated by Covid.  Aintree Racing Circuit which, as its name suggests, is...

HEX GS-911 is the tool for BMW Bikes you didn’t know you needed

HEX GS-911 is the tool for BMW Bikes you didn’t know you needed

HEX PROMOTION Whether you like it or not, motorcycles are increasingly more electronic which can make understanding what is going on inside your bike when the brake light doesn’t work (for example) pretty complex.

Lincs women ride together: Group asks for more riders to join up

Lincs women ride together: Group asks for more riders to join up

An online group encouraging more women to get together on two wheels across Lincolnshire is going from strength to strength, attracting almost 350 members since it began in late 2019. The...

Sunbeam’s RNLI epic: Harry Bott attempts to raise £5000 on 96-year-old bike

Sunbeam’s RNLI epic: Harry Bott attempts to raise £5000 on 96-year-old bike

Intrepid 23-year-old biker Harry Bott is currently riding a 1926 Sunbeam Model 1 around the UK and Ireland visiting all of the RNLI’s stations in an attempt to raise £5000 for the rescue...

Harley-Davidson Nightster goes on tour: See the bike at your local dealer

Harley-Davidson Nightster goes on tour: See the bike at your local dealer

Harley-Davidson have announced a dealer tour for their new Nightster model – but you’d better be quick as it’ll only be in your local town for one day only. You’ll be able to head down and see the...

K1600 on a mission: Rider visits 26 countries to spread the word on soil

K1600 on a mission: Rider visits 26 countries to spread the word on soil

A 64-year-old Indian spiritualist is three-quarters of the way through a 26-nation, 20,000-mile ride from London to India, in an unusual bid to raise awareness of the dangers of soil...

Double Dutch electric racer! Students aim for MotoGP laptimes with e-bike project

Double Dutch electric racer! Students aim for MotoGP laptimes with e-bike project

This MotoGP-lookalike electric racer is one of two battery-powered machines recently revealed by a team of Dutch students, developed in partnership with World Superbike championship-winners, Ten Kate...

Bikestop celebrates 10-year D-Air anniversary with May 7 event

Bikestop celebrates 10-year D-Air anniversary with May 7 event

Bike Stop in Stevenage are celebrating 10 years of stocking and selling Italian kit brand Dainese’s D-Air products and are marking the occasion with an event on Saturday May 7 2022. To celebrate...

Best of British: Norton snap up 55 classic models to celebrate firm's heritage

Best of British: Norton snap up 55 classic models to celebrate firm's heritage

Norton Motorcycles are taking a deep dive into their illustrious history and establishing a new heritage collection spanning 55 classic models built over 76 years. The new fleet was purchased from...

Why is petrol still so expensive? Rishi Sunak’s cut tax but fuel prices keep rising

Why is petrol still so expensive? Rishi Sunak’s cut tax but fuel prices keep rising

On March 23 Chancellor Rishi Sunak proclaimed the “biggest cut to all fuel duty rates – ever” as he sliced 5p per litre from the tax in an effort to combat rising costs – but that reduction hasn’t...