February

Need a firmer rear?

Need a firmer rear?

These young ladies might well be able to help...

Brit wins Hell's Gate race

Brit wins Hell's Gate race

British rider David Knight took a convincing win for the KTM Racing team at the Hell's Gate extreme enduro in Italy. Knight, who won the inaugral event in 2004, topped the monring qualifying session...

Very, very cheeky

Very, very cheeky

Sometimes what the brolly babes get up to just leaves us speechless

Full BSB entry list

Full BSB entry list

National Superstock Cup: 6. Rhys Boyd: Rockforge Racing. 13. Andy Battye: Andy B Racing. 14. Dave Joyner: Team Full System. 16. Ian Harrison: Mistral Racing. 18. Dylan Morris: STP Racing 19.

Lampkin third in Russia

Lampkin third in Russia

Dougie Lampin took third at the St Petersburg round of the World Indoor Trails Championship on Saturday, February 12. The British multiple champion narrowly missed on on second place, contesting the...

Best pit crew ever?

Best pit crew ever?

There are plenty of jokes to be made about these girls being a pit crew and tightening nuts etc, but luckily we're far too mature for that...

Everts' pre-season win

Everts' pre-season win

Stefan Everts has begun the 2005 season with a victory in the opening pre-season international motorcross event, the Mantova Supercross in Italy. The Belgian was crowned the inaugral MX1 world...

Subliminal advertising?

Subliminal advertising?

Ever time we see this picture we suddenly feel the need to buy as much oil as possible... Who says subliminal advertising doesn't work?

Sepang GP test starts

Sepang GP test starts

The MotoGP teams have begun testing at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia, with Carlos Checa and Ducati test rider Shinichi Itoh starting work a day early. Spaniard Checa wanted an early...

Looking philosophical

Looking philosophical

There's always time to ponder the important questions of motorcycling, like "Is the sidestand up or down?"

Carmichael's fifth win

Carmichael's fifth win

Ricky Carmichael has increased his AMA Supercross championship lead with a fifth consecutive win. The Suzuki rider now has a 32-point lead after the win in Indianapolis, winning his heats and the...

Pushing the boundaries

Pushing the boundaries

We'll admit that the Moto Roma buggy isn't strictly a bike, but it was on show at the NEC bike show. And the young lady is certainly a babe...

BMW seek K12 racers

BMW seek K12 racers

BMW is looking for racers to enter the 2005 BMW Motorrad Power-Cup, riding the 163bhp K1200 R. The Power-Cup is the successor the the BMW BoxerCup which saw boxer twins racing as a support to...

Haga gets in practice

Haga gets in practice

After choosing to miss the washed out Valencia WSB tests last week the Yamaha Italia squad of Noriyuki Haga and Andrew Pitt headed to Monza for a final shake down. The two-day test over Friday and...

WSB live on Eurosport

WSB live on Eurosport

British Eurosport will show live coverage of the 2005 World Superbike championship, starting with the Qatar round on Saturday, February 26, 2005. A new studio and presenter will go on air at 7.30am...

Yamaha Race Training

Yamaha Race Training

Race teams from Supersport, Superstock and Superbike classes using Yamaha kit parts on 2005 R6s and 04/05 R1s are able to get special training at Valencia for three days in March. The Yamaha Race...

Gibernau heads GP test

Gibernau heads GP test

Sete Gibernau heads the unofficial list of test times from the opening day of three days of MotoGP testing at Phillip Island in Australia. The Telefonica Movistar Honda rider recorded a time of...

Davies shows potential

Davies shows potential

Britain's Chaz Davies celebrated his 18th birthday with testing at Valencia yesterday, Thursday, February 10, finishing as top privateer and fifth fastest 250cc rider overall. Aprilia's Sebastian...

Tamada tops Sepang test

Tamada tops Sepang test

Makoto Tamada became the only rider to record a lap time under two minutes and one second on the final day of MotoGP testing at Sepang in Malaysia. Tamada, who has switched from Bridgestone to...

And for my next trick...

And for my next trick...

Former Miss UK Nicki Lane impressed the lads in the finals of the MCN BabeSquad competition this year with her impressive flexibilty. Unfortunately, it wasn't quite enough to win the judges' vote to...

Cadwell improvements

Cadwell improvements

Work is underway at Cadwell Park to improve safety and the facilities at the Lincolnshire circuit. At Hall Bends, the armco has been moved further away from the circuit, Coppice gets a new lorry tyre...

Snow joy for GSE

Snow joy for GSE

GSE Racing’s test plans have been set back yet again by surprise Spanish weather conditions. The British Superbike team had one test ruined by –4C temperatures in Almeria last week. Their...

Carmichael wins again

Carmichael wins again

Ricky Carmichael took his fourth consecutive win in the AMA Supercross championship at the Angel Stadium, in Anaheim, California on Saturday, February 5. The 25-year-old not only extended his lead in...

Kiss the girls goodbye

Kiss the girls goodbye

The finals of the search for the 2005 MCN Babe Squad take place at the MCN London Motorcycle Show on February 6, so here's a look at some of the previous MCN babes.

Triple MX champ dies

Former triple world motocross champion Gaston Rahier has died at the age of 58 after a long battle against illness. Rahier won the 125cc world title three times on the trot – in 1975, 76 and 77. He still holds the record for the most 125GP wins – 28. After his motocross career he was a regular in the Paris-Dakar rally.

The very best babes..

The very best babes..

Over 100 girls entered to become part of the MCN Babe Squad in 2005, and here are the 22 finalists. To see more of the girls, including video clips of every girl who made it to the finals, click here.

Feeling tyred

Feeling tyred

If you're feeling a little tyred, then these young ladies should perk you up...

Don't miss the girls

Don't miss the girls

These young ladies are just three of the gorgeous girls appearing in the finals of the MCN Babe Squad search at the MCN London Motorcycle Show, and it's not too late to see them and their rivals in...

Show-stoppers

Show-stoppers

Well, you'd stop to take a closer look at this pair...

WSB Ducati first test day

WSB Ducati first test day

The Ducati Xerox team has started testing in Spain after the grand unveiling of their 2005 bikes at the Ducati factory on Thursday February 3. The first day of testing took place on Monday at a wet...

Rain hampers Alstare

Rain hampers Alstare

Alstare Corona Extra’s first 05 WSS and Superstock tests were a wash-out this week as heavy rain restricted preparation at Valencia, Spain. New riders Javier Fores, Xavier Simeon and World...

Ducati launch 2005 team

Ducati launch 2005 team

Ducati has launched its 2005 World Superbike squad with riders James Toseland and Regis Laconi, plus the 2005 Desmosedici, in the colours of new team sponsor Xerox. This season will be the firm's...

Laconi tops wet test

Laconi tops wet test

The latest round of testing for the World Superbike teams ended on a bit of a damp note yesterday, with heavy rain seriously limiting the amount of track time. Regis Laconi finished the Valencia test...

Future GP stars picked

Future GP stars picked

Two young Brits have been selected for the MotoGP Academy - a scheme to train six of the most promising young riders in Europe. The Brits-for-the-future are teenagers Bradley Smith and Daniel Webb. ...

Porto & Kallio head test

Porto & Kallio head test

Sebastian Porto and Mika Kallio head the unofficial timesheets for the 250cc and 125cc GP classes after the first day of testing at Valencia on Wednesday, February 9. Despite rain in the early hours...

Rossi out in the cold

Rossi out in the cold

Yamaha MotoGP riders Valentino Rossi and Colin Edwards took time out from getting ready for the new season by heading up to the Italian Alps to try out a pair of Yamaha snowmobiles at the World Ski...