March

Short people have all the luck

Short people have all the luck

Short people have all the luck

No wonder he’s smiling… have you seen how big his helmet is?!

No wonder he’s smiling… have you seen how big his helmet is?!

No wonder he’s smiling… have you seen how big his helmet is?!

The real question is, where is DJ’s hand?

The real question is, where is DJ’s hand?

The real question is, where is DJ’s hand?

Is this her way of convincing Steve not to move to WSB?

Is this her way of convincing Steve not to move to WSB?

Is this her way of convincing Steve not to move to WSB?

Carmichael takes win number five in Houston

Carmichael takes win number five in Houston

Ricky Carmichael extended his EA Sports Supercross lead with a win in Houston ahead of fellow Honda rider Nathan Ramsey and the Kawasaki of Ezra Lusk. The 125 event was won by Matt Walker, from by...

She’d heard the joke before, but that didn’t stop her laughing at our snapper

She’d heard the joke before, but that didn’t stop her laughing at our snapper

She’d heard the joke before, but that didn’t stop her laughing at our snapper

If a tyre was that shiny it would need a good scrubbing in

If a tyre was that shiny it would need a good scrubbing in

If a tyre was that shiny it would need a good scrubbing in

Free British Superbikes preview with MCN

Free British Superbikes preview with MCN

You could win VIP tickets complete with instant access to the stars (and even to walk around the grid as it forms up) in a FREE eight-page supplement in this week’s MCN out in the UK on...

In the hot seat

In the hot seat

Keep the seat warm for me love…

James Haydon: In his own words

Dazzie: James, Laguna Seca is the 5th from last race of the season. Is it worth rushing development for the sake of 5 races?JamesHaydon: Well, there will not be any rush in development that's why we are waiting till then. We could have rushed and come out sooner, but you have to remember it's only just past halfway through the season, and if there was any thought that development would have to be...

James Haydon: Foggy knows bikes get crashed

James Haydon: Foggy knows bikes get crashed

James Haydon joined registered motorcyclenews.com users to answer their questions in a live webchat today, Thursday March 28. He told them how frustrating it was for him to be sitting out races, but...

MCN2U: Results, news and competitions to your mobile

MCN2U: Results, news and competitions to your mobile

A few moments and your mobile phone are all you need to join in with MCN2U.MCN2U brings motorcycle news and competitions direct to your phone*. It is currently available for BT Cellnet and Vodafone...

Kawasaki GP prototype tests chassis at Suzuka

Kawasaki GP prototype tests chassis at Suzuka

Kawasaki’s four-stroke GP machine prototype debuted a new aluminium twin-spar chassis at the Suzuka tests.On the day that the factory unveiled concept images of the new ZX-RR machine(see right) tester...

Aprilia GP team meets the world

Aprilia GP team meets the world

In a glittering ceremony at the firm’s Italian HQ, has Aprilia revealed the final look of its four-stroke Grand Prix contender and team.Company chief Ivano Beggio introduced the gorgeous RS3 ‘Cube’ GP...

Rossi: two strokes can beat me

Rossi: two strokes can beat me

Valentino Rossi has been beaten in testing for the second time this year by a two-stroke NSR, and he reckons it won’t be the last time.Daijiro Katoh was again the man. His best lap of 2:04.40 was...

Simon Crafar: In his own words

Gsxer400: How long did it take you to decide to make a comeback?SimonCrafar: Er, I would say about a week. Thinking about it and talking to a couple of teams and my wife, and deciding that I was really was as fired up as I felt and it really wasn't just a brief...mid-life crisisDpc: How does a 2002 R1 British superbike compare with the Yamaha GP bike you rode?SimonCrafar: Obviously, on paper it's...

Reynolds: ‘I can’t beat Ducati’

Reynolds: ‘I can’t beat Ducati’

SUZUKI’S John Reynolds says his GSX-R1000 needs even more development before it can beat the Ducatis in this year’s British Superbike series. The defending champion had seemed happy with the progress...

Crafar: ‘It’s a race against time’

Crafar: ‘It’s a race against time’

The BSB star and winner of the 1998 British GP joined us for a live webchat today, Thursday March 21.He revealed to our users that the Yamaha R1 he’ll be racing needs works before it will be in...

Hislop quickest at BSB Silverstone test

Hislop quickest at BSB Silverstone test

STEVE HISLOP cemented his reputation as the pre-season favourite for this season’s MCN British Superbike championship with some stunning times in testing at Silverstone yesterday.It was the first time...

OK, where’s the moustachioed David Hasselhoff lookalike called Sven?

OK, where’s the moustachioed David Hasselhoff lookalike called Sven?

OK, where’s the moustachioed David Hasselhoff lookalike called Sven?

Traffic calming, MCN style

Traffic calming, MCN style

Just by placing two young ladies at the entrance, average speed dropped by 50%. If only there were more schemes like this one…

She can can can hold my umbrella any time

She can can can hold my umbrella any time

She can can can hold my umbrella any time

Happy in their work

Happy in their work

The MCN girls are giving it away…

The sun was out, but why wear shades when you can look like that?

The sun was out, but why wear shades when you can look like that?

The sun was out, but why wear shades when you can look like that?

Moodie quits WSS for TT

Moodie quits WSS for TT

Jim Moodie has quit the Saveco Yamaha world supersport team and signed to ride V&M Yamahas at the North West 200, TT and Ulster Grand Prix.But the deal could go beyond the major road races. Moodie...

More TV coverage for World 250cc MX

More TV coverage for World 250cc MX

You’ll be able to see all the World MX 250ccc races live, or at least on the same day, after Eurosport struck a new deal with promoters DornaDorna’s coverage of World Motorcross is set to break new...

Aren’t blondes supposed to have more fun?

Aren’t blondes supposed to have more fun?

Aren’t blondes supposed to have more fun? She looks like she needs a good cheering up

It’s the bubbles… they tickle

It’s the bubbles… they tickle

It’s the bubbles… they tickle

Reed and Carmichael dominate AMA Supercross

Reed and Carmichael dominate AMA Supercross

Ricky Carmichael and Australian Chad Reed continue to dominate this year’s American supercross championships after the latest round at New Orleans. Carmichael, who won last year’s supercross and...

Bid for Karl Harris’ leathers

Bid for Karl Harris’ leathers

YOU can own a little piece of history and help a good cause by bidding for a signed pair of Karl Harris’ old leathers. The Rizla Suzuki star has donated the Axo suit he wore during the 2000 World...

Bayliss quickest at Phillip Island qualifying

TROY BAYLISS stamped his authority on the opening day of round two of the WSB series at Phillip Island in Australia by claiming provisional pole position.Infostrada Ducati’s Bayliss was four-tenths of a second faster than nearest rival Colin Edwards on the Castrol Honda VTR SP-2 with the Australian world champ looking comfortable.His time of 1:32.656s was just over half a second slower than the...

Double delight for Bayliss Down Under

Double delight for Bayliss Down Under

A command performance in front of his home fans saw Troy Bayliss take both WSB wins today in Phillip Island. Race two was a carbon copy of the first with the defending champion holding off Honda’s...

Foggy blasts FP1 critics

Foggy blasts FP1 critics

IN an exclusive interview with MCN Carl Fogarty has blasted critics of his WSB project. Ever since he announced his FP1 would make its race debut at Laguna Seca in July, he’s had to deal with sceptics...

2002-03-25

2002-03-25

KAWASAKI has just released the first pictures and early details of its new four-stroke GP machine. The factory has confirmed that the bike, called the ZX-RR Ninja, will be an in-line four-cylinder...

Katoh edges out Rossi in Suzuka test

Katoh edges out Rossi in Suzuka test

THE four-strokes won’t have it all their own way in the new Moto-GP class if Daijiro Katoh’s performance was anything to go by on the last day of Honda’s Suzuka test.He edged out Valentino Rossi on...

Roberts: Help me win or I’m off

Roberts: Help me win or I’m off

Kenny Roberts will quit Suzuki if its new GSV-R four-stroke is not competitive this season.He told MCN: " If I have to get on a more competitive bike in 2003, that is what I’ll do. I want to be...