January

It must be cold...

It must be cold...

You can tell it's cold when even the promo girls have to wear a jumper when they're on the bike...

All dressed up...

All dressed up...

With this outfit she can promote scooters all day, and then attend an important dinner function without having to change...

Is this art?

Is this art?

We might not know much about art, but we know what we like...

Looking wistful...

Looking wistful...

Sitting around on bikes all day gives promo girls a lot of time to think. You might be surprised to know that many are contemplating their next thesis on philosophy or quantum physics while also...

Suzuki unveil '05 GP bike

Suzuki unveil '05 GP bike

Suzuki unveiled the 2005 GSV-R MotoGP machine in its race livery at Bridgestone's New Year Reception in Tokyo. The launch was held in partnership with the tyre firm which will supply Suzuki during...

In the bag...

In the bag...

With the MCN London Motorcycle Show just days away, the MCN girls are hard at work preparing goodie bags...

Five girls; one bike

Five girls; one bike

The MCN girls took turns to sit on the Rocket and make 'broom-broom' noises

Four of a kind...

Four of a kind...

Only one of the girls had forgotten it was the 'bare your tummy' day at the Bridgestone factory...

Too short for this ride?

Too short for this ride?

When minimum height restrictions were brought into MotoGP, it spelt the end for Loris Capirossi...

Bennetts sponsor BSB

Bennetts sponsor BSB

Insurance firm Bennetts will be the title sponsor for the British Superbike series in 2005. The deal was unveiled by former British and World Superbike champion Neil Hodgson, along with two 'Bennetts...

Spot the dummy...

Spot the dummy...

Sadly the only one we had any chance of taking home with us was standing on the right...

Sticky situation...

Sticky situation...

How she laughed when she realised that she'd accidentally glued her hands to her legs...

Carmichael romps home

Carmichael romps home

Suzuki rider Ricky Carmichael won by 20 seconds in Saturday night's third round of the THQ World Supercross Championship. 45,000 saw him romp home at Angel Stadium, Anaheim,California. The...

Sepang GP test: Day 2

Sepang GP test: Day 2

Loris Capirossi again set the fastest time during a scorching day in Sepang, Malaysia, where track temperatures reached as much as 58 degrees. Ducati are proving better prepared for 2005 after a...

Davies tests for 250GPs

Davies tests for 250GPs

Chaz Davies begins testing today with the Aprilia Germany 250GP team in preparation for the 2005 Grand Prix season. The British rider signed to remain with the Aprilia team over the New Year, after...

Sepang GP tests: Day 1

Sepang GP tests: Day 1

The Sepang circuit in Malaysia is home to almost every GP team over the next few days as the first major test session for 2005 is underway. Loris Capirossi went quickest on the first day for many of...

HRC split with Doohan

HRC split with Doohan

The Honda Racing Corporation has announced that Mick Doohan will not return as its General Manager in 2005. The Australian five-times 500cc world champion's contract expired at the end of 2004. He...

Ducati unveil '05 GP bike

Ducati unveil '05 GP bike

Ducati has unveiled the Desmosedici GP5 in its 2005 race livery on top of the Groste glacier in the Dolomite mountains in Northern Italy. "The bike that Loris Capirossi and Carlos Checa will...

Ducati top 3-day test

Ducati top 3-day test

Loris Capirossi has made a good start to the MotoGP season, taking the fastest time on all three day’s of the unofficial test in Sepang. The Malaysian test saw all the top teams in attendance...

Haga debuts on Yamaha

Haga debuts on Yamaha

Noriyuki Haga has had his first chance to ride the R1 he will campaign this season in a three-day Yamaha test at Phillip Island. Haga spent the first day, Sunday, just getting used to the four...

05 WSB GSX-Rs on test

05 WSB GSX-Rs on test

Yukio Kagayama got his first taste this week of the Suzuki GSX-R1000 that he will be riding in World Superbikes this season. The Japanese rider and British favourite spent three days lapping the...

World Endurance entries

World Endurance entries

The provisional entry list for the World Endurance championship has been released with 18 permanent teams and 44 riders already confirmed. British-based yamaha Phase One Endruance will field Dean...

Times tumble for Pitt

Times tumble for Pitt

The Yamaha World Superbike riders completed their final day of testing in Phillip Island today, inching closer to the hot pace set by the Suzuki squad last week. Andrew Pitt was the fastest rider...

Sofa, so good...

Sofa, so good...

The MCN girls are so considerate, they even spend time warming up the sofa before shows open...

Superbike National dates

Superbike National dates

The second annual Superbike Grand National invitational race at Castle Combe will take place on July 30-31,2005, after a change in the British Superbike calendar. The non-championship was originally...

Despres nears Dakar win

Despres nears Dakar win

On the penultimate day of the Dakar rally, Frenchman Cyril Despres has moved closer to his first-ever overall win. Despres started the 569km stage with a lead of just over three minutes after...

For the weekend, sir?

For the weekend, sir?

In case you weren't feeling good enough that it's the weekend...

Dakar cow calamity

Dakar cow calamity

Australian Andy Caldecott won yesterday’s stage of the Dakar despite have a very uncomfortable encounter with a cow. The KTM rider took his second win of the race by over two minutes on second...

Oi! Over here!

Oi! Over here!

Try as she might to ignore the photographer, he took the picture anyway...

New British race series

New British race series

A new junior cup to unveil British racing talent will run next year due to a link up between Dorna Sports, the Autocycle Union (ACU) and the Motorcycle Circuit Racing Control Board of Great Britain...

Despres wins 2005 Dakar

Despres wins 2005 Dakar

Frenchman Cyril Despres has won the Dakar rally for the first time despite a strong challenge from Spaniard Marc Coma. Despres had almost 10 minutes advantage over Coma going into the final 31km...

KTM review Dakar safety

KTM review Dakar safety

KTM has released a statement regarding the safety aspects of the Dakar just days after works rider Fabrizio Meoni died during the race. "Due to the incidents of the previous months, KTM, as the...

A babe a day...

A babe a day...

Hang on, just the five girls? What are we meant to do at the weekend?

Two from three ain't bad

Two from three ain't bad

We thought "smile please" was a simple enough request...

Talking business?

Talking business?

The girls had argued for hours about the right settings for rear preload and rebound damping...

Suzuki set for Sepang

Suzuki set for Sepang

The Suzuki MotoGP squad will begin testing at Sepang in Malaysia on January 21, with riders Kenny Roberts Jr, John Hopkins, and new team boss Paul Denning. The latest version of the Suzuki GSV-R will...