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Blog: Toseland, Race 1

Blog: Toseland, Race 1

Continued from page 1 New tyres were put on and everything was double checked to make sure it was all still ok for the restart and more fuel was put in. Then it was back out on the grid for the...

WSB: Silverstone results

World Superbikes race two: 1. Bayliss. 2. Haga. 3. Toseland. 4. Pitt. 5. Barros. 6. Corser. 7. Xaus. 8. Walker. 9. Muggeridge. 10. Nieto. 11. Hill. 12. Abe. 13. Kagayama. 14. Laconi. 15. Fabrizio. 16. lanzi. 17. Nannelli. 18. Brookes. 19. Rolfo. 20. Clementi. DNF: Foret, Martin. DNS: Jones. Lap by lap report: Final lap results: Bayliss, Haga, Toseland, Pitt, Barros, Corser, Xaus, Walker,...

New Irish road race

A new Irish road race takes place on Saturday June 24, 2006 with the Donelly Group Bush Road Races taking place at the Bush circuit just outside Dungannon in Northern Ireland. Riders already confirmed include Dungannon's Ryan Farquhar, John Burrows, Manfred Vogal and Dave Browne for the nine race programme, which inlcudes 125s, Junior Support 201-400cc, Senior Support 401-750cc, 250-400cc, 600...

Blog: Toseland, Sat AM

Blog: Toseland, Sat AM

I’ve just spent the morning with James Toseland’s team in the Winston Ten Kate garage and a very wet slow morning it was. The rain started as the supersport practice session went out and...

Babe out of sync...

Babe out of sync...

She wasn't happy when she realised all the other stripes were horizontal... apparently she spent the rest of the day laying down in order to blend in.... See over 400 sexy two-wheeled models.

Blog: Toseland, race 2

Blog: Toseland, race 2

Even after two times standing on the grid I’m still not used to it. I’m helping prepare the bike that just took James Toseland to a home podium. After the frantic dash to collect up...

Blog: Toseland, Sat PM

Blog: Toseland, Sat PM

Continued from page 1 I’ve never seen a spanner move so fast. Time was running out for the session so speed was essential, but the mechanic’s hands were moving so fast they were almost a...

A bad case of wind....

A bad case of wind....

The eternal dilemma of the brolly girl. Do you brush the hair from your face and risk dropping your brolly, or end up looking like Dougal from The Magic Roundabout? See over 400 sexy two-wheeled...

RC takes AMA MX lead

Ricky Carmichael has taken the championship lead in his final season of AMA Motocross. Carmichael took two wins at the second round of the series at Mt Morris. The first race saw him lead for the opening laps, before James Stewart took over. But Carmichael continued to battle and with just four laps left Stewart made a mistake and fell from his Kawasaki. Bikes for sale: Click here. MCN and user...

A cheeky smile...

A cheeky smile...

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Don't turn away...

Don't turn away...

We don't know what this young lady has done, but Andrew Pitt is definitely giving her the cold shoulder.... See over 400 sexy two-wheeled models. Click here. Quality bikes for sale. Click...

Blog: Toseland, Sun AM

Blog: Toseland, Sun AM

It’s my final day in the Ten Kate WSB garage and the mood has certainly lifted with the weather. The track is dry and although we’re all freezing in the shade of the garage, out on track...

Used by a brolly babe...

Used by a brolly babe...

Hopefully as James Ellison gets quicker in MotoGP, brolly girls will stop using him as a place to rest their umbrellas.... See over 400 sexy two-wheeled models. Click here. Quality bikes for sale.

Cops launch minibike club

Cops launch minibike club

The launch of 'Pocket Bike Club' has been hailed a success by Humberside police as the first volunteers completed training to marshal the safe use of mini motorcycles across Hull. Police have worked...

Blog: BMW's 'GP' bike

I’VE been studying our chat boards with particular interest lately, reading MCN website users’ take on a BMW MotoGP bike, next year or otherwise. As ever, forum users raise some very interesting points about the likelihood of us seeing a bike from the German company in MotoGP. Personally, I think at this stage it’s unlikely for 2007, but not for lack of commitment from the BMW...

WSB: Hill on pole

WSB: Hill on pole

World Supersport free practice 2: 1 Lagrive M. 1'37.530 2 Leblanc G. 1'37.673 3 Sofuoglu K. 1'38.043 4 Andersen K. 1'38.055 5 Vizziello G. 1'38.126 6 Parkes B. 1'38.643 7 Veneman B. 1'38.930 8 Fores...

A weekend with Toseland

A weekend with Toseland

Motorcyclenews.com’s Angus Farquhar has spent the weekend working as part of James Toseland’s pit crew and you can read his account here. Click the links below to follow Angus through the...

Bayliss does Brit double

Bayliss does Brit double

Troy Bayliss has completed a World Superbike double with two wins at the Silverstone round of the championship on Sunday, May 28, 2006. Bayliss had to fight hard in both races to overcome a strong...

Heidolf to miss GPs

German 250cc GP racer Dirk Heidolf will miss the Italian GP on Sunday, June 4 2006, following a crash in testing. The Kiefer Bos Racing rider was testing at the Sachsenring when he highsided and injured his right scaphoid and bruised his left ankle. Quality Bikes for Sale: Click here. MCN and user bike reviews. Click here. Browse over 1700 product reviews. Click here. Heidolf will undergo...

Making the babes smile

Making the babes smile

We're not sure what has made these ladies laugh so much, but normally it's because our Products Editor is too short to reach the food in hospitality.... See over 400 sexy two-wheeled models. Click...

Fancy a roll-up?

Fancy a roll-up?

Somehow we went home with our pockets full of small pieces of paper....no idea how that happened... See over 400 sexy two-wheeled models. Click here. Bikes for sale: Click here. Browse over 1700...

Iddon takes SM win

Iddon takes SM win

Christian Iddon took two wins in the SM1 class at the opening round of the Moto GB British Supermotard Championship at Cadwell Park on Saturday, May 20, despite switching from his Apirlia GP bike to...

Mondello BSB wash-out

Mondello BSB wash-out

The Mondello Park round of the British Superbike championship was canceled on Sunday after heavy rain caused the track to flood. Circuit staff tried desperately to drain the water from the track,...

Toseland wins World Cup

Toseland wins World Cup

In the build-up to the Silverstone round of the World Superbike championship at Silverstone from May 26-28, 2006, James Toseland has already claimed a footballing victory against his WSB rivals. ...

Brolly good babe...

Brolly good babe...

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Pretty as a picture...

Pretty as a picture...

We can't work out if everyone is crowding round her for a poster of Valentino Rossi or just to ask for her phone number.... Quality bikes for sale: Click here. See over 400 sexy two-wheeled...

MotoGP results: Le Mans

MotoGP results: Le Mans

Marco Melandri took the win at the Le Mans GP in a race that saw Valentino Rossi retire for the second time in a row. MotoGP finishing positions: Marco MELANDRI Loris CAPIROSSI Dani PEDROSA Casey...

MX crash for Carmichael

MX crash for Carmichael

Ricky Carmichael had to settle for second place following a first lap crash, as he begins his final season of competitve AMA motocross. The reigning champion took the holeshot, but lost the front end...

Club racer report: 5

Club racer report: 5

We're covering the fortunes of club racer Nigel Baines as he competes in both the New Era and Wirral 100 championships, and his latest outing was the New Era Superclub round three at Oulton Park: ...

Eyeing up the talent...

Eyeing up the talent...

We're sure they're just trying to deicde which stunningly handsome and suave Motor Cycle News journalist to try and seduce.... Or in reality, trying to spot the lunch being brough into the...

Babes are still smiling

Babes are still smiling

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Blog: In the Ten Kate pit

Angus Farquhar is spending the weekend working in the Winston Ten Kate World Superbike garage with James Toseland at Silverstone: I’ve just finished my first day at Silverstone and it’s pretty amazing to see what it is like behind the scenes at a meeting like this. When you sit in the grandstands or watch it at home on telly it’s really hard to appreciate just how much work...

Brit wins in Japan

Brit wins in Japan

British off-roader Billy Mackenzie has won the MX2 class at the Grand Prix of Japan at Sugo, one year after taking his maiden victory at the same track. In the first race, Mackenzie, 22, seized the...

Win MX tickets

Win MX tickets

We’ve got a pair of tickets to give away to each of the three rounds of the Rhayader evening motocross series in Wales. The series takes place on Wednesday evenings throughout the summer and...

Blog: Substitute racer

Blog: Substitute racer

Mr Neeves is away racing his long-term GSXR1000 in France; therefore I’ve taken his seat in the Bracken KTM 660 cup. He didn’t need to ask me twice, I nearly bit his arm off, but on...

Fantasy race month 3

The third Game Month of Fantasy Road Race 2006 commenced with the MotoGP meeting in France and the BSB race weekend at Mondello Park, although adverse weather conditions ultimately caused the cancellation of the latter. At Le Mans, Valentino Rossi looked all set for his second race victory of the season before mechanical problems resulted in his retirement for the second successive race. This...