2001

That’s your lot for 2001

That’s your lot for 2001

You won’t believe the size of their… hands

Oooh Ramona

Oooh Ramona

Last seen on Cold Feet

Lampkin honoured by Queen

Lampkin honoured by Queen

Dougie Lampkin’s 10 world trials titles have finally earned public recognition. He has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours.The accolade enters him in an exclusive biking hall of fame...

What rat?

What rat?

She gulped down a rat in one.

Pleased to see you

Pleased to see you

Benellis always seem to have good bodywork

Season’s greetings

Season’s greetings

This one’s called Mary… Mary Christmas

No thanks

No thanks

I really couldn’t eat another turkey sandwich, thanks

Bottom’s up

Bottom’s up

That’s another Christmas behind us

What’s her name?

What’s her name?

They call her Christmas Eve, Eve

Just have yourself wrapped

Just have yourself wrapped

She fills more than stockings

Yamaha boss searches for partner for Crafar

Yamaha boss searches for partner for Crafar

Virgin Yamaha’s team-building plans have been thrown into turmoil by James Haydon’s decision to leave for Foggy’s WSB team.Team boss Rob McElnea was fully expecting the 28-year-old to line-up...

Nothing like him

Nothing like him

It was the shiney bra which cost her a place in the final of the Colin Edwards look-a-like competition

Try an off-road day with CAS Honda

Try an off-road day with CAS Honda

CAS Honda, the official Honda UK 250cc World Motocross championship team, is running motocross riding schools at Corby Trials Park.Courses cost £80 a day per rider, which starts at 10am and runs until...

Check her furry cups

Check her furry cups

How’s that for a warm front?

Borrowed from a Gazelle

Borrowed from a Gazelle

She’s just heard she hasn’t got a seat by the emergency exit on the flight home.

Jefferies, McGuinness, Moodie and Rutter for Formula One TT

Jefferies, McGuinness, Moodie and Rutter for Formula One TT

After the disappointment of 2001, Isle of Man race organisers are pulling out all the stops with the intention of making 2002 the best TT.Already they’ve lined up David Jefferies, John McGuinness, Jim...

Superbike support classes to join Silverstone 200

Superbike support classes to join Silverstone 200

The British superbike supporting cast will be heading to Silverstone as part of the May 6 World Endurance round.Unlike the BSB round held there the previous month, the Endurance meeting will see the...

Double your luck

Double your luck

Take two babes into the shower? It must be Christmas

Peanut smuggling

Peanut smuggling

Doesn’t look warm enough for shades

Plater faces competition from WSB pair

Plater faces competition from WSB pair

Steve Plater could secure the second berth in the fledging Renegade Racing Ducati British superbike team.But he faces competition from last year’s NCR Ducati WSB pairing Broc Parkes and Giovanni...

Give us a smile!

Give us a smile!

Our photographer didn’t know the Japanese for " cheese "

Plater signs to join Crafar at Virgin Yamaha

Plater signs to join Crafar at Virgin Yamaha

Steve Plater will join Simon Crafar in the Virgin Yamaha squad next season.Team boss Rob McElnea swooped for the 31-year-old after losing James Haydon to Carl Fogarty’s Petronas WSB team.Plater said: ...

Something to cuddle

Something to cuddle

… and one of them’s bear!

Borja returns to Ducati for 2002 WSB season

Borja returns to Ducati for 2002 WSB season

Spaniard Juan Borja will be making a return to Ducati in 2002… but with a customer race bike rather than the works 996R he had in 2000. Borja will be racing for the De Cecco Ducati team – the same...

Whitham grinning after first test on 2002 R6

Whitham grinning after first test on 2002 R6

Jamie Whitham has been given a first taste of his new 2002-spec Belgarda Yamaha R6 in a test at Cartagena in Spain.Riding with team-mate Paolo Casoli, the test gave Whitham a chance to put new...

Aprilia lets us loose on Corser’s RSV

Aprilia lets us loose on Corser’s RSV

Aprilia hasn’t exactly made a habit of letting anyone other than racers and factory testers on its works machinery, yet here I am, waiting to ride the bike that took Troy Corser to fourth in the World...

Rain cut Hodgson’s test time

Rain cut Hodgson’s test time

Neil Hodgson’s first test of his 2002 Ducati was a washed out.The MCN Man of the Year was desperate to get on his Testastretta 998R and claw back some of the ground he’s already lost to Chris Walker,...

Ukawa proves costly… as Rossi goes faster still

Ukawa proves costly… as Rossi goes faster still

Tohru Ukawa is already proving to be an expensive acquisition to Honda’s new four-stroke camp. He crashed on Thursday at the second day of HRC's test at the Phillip Island circuit in Australia, hot on...

McWilliams signs to ride Roberts’ KR3

McWilliams signs to ride Roberts’ KR3

Jeremy McWilliams signed his contract with Kenny Roberts on Monday to ride a Proton KR3 in next year's world GP championship. " I am really happy to have a rider like Jeremy on board, " ...

Elias admits he has to be fitter to move up to 250s

Elias admits he has to be fitter to move up to 250s

Teenager Toni Elias says he needs to toughen up to cope with the extra power and weight of the 250 he’ll ride in 2002, compared to the 125 he came close to taking the title on in 2001.Elias, who...

Rossi beats lap-record pace in first Aussie session

Rossi beats lap-record pace in first Aussie session

Reigning world champion Valentino Rossi might not be 100 per cent happy with Honda's new four-stroke GP bike but he was still well under lap record pace on the first day of testing at Phillip Island...

GPs tune into pit-to-lid radio

GPs tune into pit-to-lid radio

Formula One-style helmet radios could be seen in GPs for the 2003 season.The radios will allow riders to communicate with their team while out on the track. They are under development by American...

World’s biggest GP round to become finale

World’s biggest GP round to become finale

THE biggest GP of the year will now act as the final round of next year’s world championship.Valencia, which attracted over 200,000 fans over three days this year, will now be held on November 3...

Rossi goes even quicker in final day of test

Rossi goes even quicker in final day of test

Valentino Rossi signed off an unbelievable 2001 by going even faster on the final day of Honda's four-stroke test at Phillip Island today.The Nastro Azzurro rider got his time down to 1.32.00 which...

Haslam tries factory R7 but signs to return to GP 250s

Haslam tries factory R7 but signs to return to GP 250s

Leon Haslam has tested the factory Virgin Yamaha R7 British superbike but he is still going to sign his world 250 championship contract.Haslam will link up with fellow British rider Jason Vincent in...

Rose tinted glasses

Rose tinted glasses

You’ll feel in the pink when these girls look your way