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The MCN MotoGP archive is open

The MCN MotoGP archive is open

There are hundreds of MotoGP stories currently in our archives for you to browse. We’re adding less additional content than usual to this section while we focus on improving the overall service we...

The MCN Off Road archive is open

The MCN Off Road archive is open

There are hundreds of Off Road stories currently in our archives for you to browse. We’re adding less additional content than usual to this section while we focus on improving the overall service we...

The MCN BSB archive is open

The MCN BSB archive is open

There are hundreds of British Superbike stories currently in our archives for you to browse. We’re adding less additional content than usual to this section while we focus on improving the overall...

Seeing red

Seeing red

She soon regretted taking that umbrella with her to watch the bullfighting.

Brolly babe or mechanic?

Brolly babe or mechanic?

With those glasses she’s all ready for a spot of welding…

Biaggi and Checa claim Supermoto glory

Biaggi and Checa claim Supermoto glory

Max Biaggi shared victory with Carlos Checa at the ‘Superbikers’ Supermoto event at the Bologna Motor Show yesterday. Yamaha MotoGP rider Checa won both of the qualifying races but it was Honda rider...

Is it the 10th day of Christmas?

Is it the 10th day of Christmas?

Who could resist 10 brolly babes wrapped up for Christmas?

Biaggi fastest at Valencia

Biaggi fastest at Valencia

Max Biaggi is the fastest rider at the end of the Valencia MotoGP test. The Italian rider clocked the best time of 1:32.88 during the second day of testing on Thursday but couldn’t better it in...

Hodgson's short Desmosedici debut

Hodgson's short Desmosedici debut

Neil Hodgson had a short first day on the Ducati Desmosedici MotoGP bike. Damp conditions forced the World Superbike champion to wait until 2:30 before he could take the bike out on track at the...

Fonseca takes World SXGP win

Fonseca takes World SXGP win

Ernesto Fonseca won the second round of the 250cc World Supercross series in Arnhem, Holland on Saturday, December 13. The works Honda rider led for the duration of the 20-lap main event, followed...

2004 superbikes head-to-head

2004 superbikes head-to-head

The all-new 2004 superbikes have gone head to head on a racetrack for the first time at the AMA Superbike test in Florida, USA. So far, Honda is winning, but Yamaha has caused the biggest shock. The...

Nice shades…

Nice shades…

The brolly babes learnt not to buy shades second-hand from U2’s Bono…

A MotoGP girl group?

A MotoGP girl group?

Well, the Fortuna Yamaha girls can’t be worse than Atomic Kitten…

Jones receives Hislop trophy

Craig Jones has become the first rider to receive the Steve Hislop Memorial Trophy for the British Superbike Championship Young rider of the Year. The Triumph Valmoto Supersport rider was chosen by a panel including former BSB champions Niall Mackenzie and John Reynolds, in recognition of his hard work during the Triumph team’s debut season. The 18-year-old said: " I didn’t know Hizzy very well...

Easily distracted?

Easily distracted?

Are the matching belly rings part of the uniform?

Kagayama fit for 2004 BSB

Kagayama fit for 2004 BSB

Yukio Kagayama has confirmed that he will be racing again with Crescent Suzuki in the British Superbike Championship next year. Speaking from Japan, Kagayama said: “I can’t wait to be back in Britain...

Suede makes a comeback

Suede makes a comeback

Possibly the only time a suede waistcoat can ever look good.

GP stars go supermoto

Max Biaggi will be among the stars taking part in a supermoto event at the Bologna Motor Show today, Monday December 8. The ‘Superbikers’ event will pit Biaggi against MotoGP stars Gary McCoy, Troy Bayliss, Loris Capirossi and Carlos Checa. The new Aprilia SXV 4.5 will also be racing, ridden by Manuel Poggiali and Alex De Angelis. The bike will be racing in the world series next year after making...

McCoy moves to WSB

McCoy moves to WSB

Garry McCoy has confirmed that he will ride for the NCR Ducati squad in the 2004 World Superbike Championship. The Australian rider, who was with the Kawasaki MotoGP team this year, will replace Regis...

Riba to British Supersport

Riba to British Supersport

Factory Kawasaki rider Pere Riba has been forced out of the World Supersport championship and will race in the UK in 2004. Riba was set to ride in WSS next year but Kawasaki’s withdrawal from the...

Rapunzel?

Rapunzel?

Since the bottom fell out of the fairy-tale market, Rapunzel has been working part time as a brolly girl.

Ms Whiplash

Ms Whiplash

What do you think she gets up to in her spare time?

Unusual bike polishing

Unusual bike polishing

Polishing your bike like this is not recommended, but it is fun…

WSB loses Canadian round

WSB loses Canadian round

The Canadian round of the 2004 World Superbike championship on July 4 has been cancelled following a circuit inspection. Work required for the Mont Tremblant circuit to be homologated will not be...

The best-looking ID parade ever?

The best-looking ID parade ever?

We don’t think any of them are guilty, we just wanted to have a line-up…

Anyone fancy playing a round?

Anyone fancy playing a round?

Even when the racers play golf, the brolly babes are there to lift the flags…

Blue is the colour…

Blue is the colour…

Now everyone wants to be feeling blue…

New models from Proton

New models from Proton

Proton KR are constantly working on new models…

Davies nominated for Young Sports Personality

Davies nominated for Young Sports Personality

British 250cc GP star Chaz Davies has been nominated for the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award. This season saw the 16-year-old move into the 250cc class after spending his debut year in...

Ladies in red…

Ladies in red…

Ladies in red…cheek-to-cheek… and not a Chris De Burgh in sight. Marvellous.

WSB paddock displays at Bologna Motor Show

WSB paddock displays at Bologna Motor Show

Fans will get the chance to see the World Superbike paddock up close and personal at the Bologna Motor Show in Italy. Seven teams will be present with their race transporters and the bikes that...

Kato crash investigation results

Kato crash investigation results

The Honda investigation committee has ruled out mechanical failure as a cause of the crash that took the life of GP rider Daijiro Kato, in a special press briefing on Friday, November 28. It has taken...

GP riders get the best taxi drivers

GP riders get the best taxi drivers

When GP riders arrive at the airport, they get the best taxi drivers in the world…

Reed joins Supercross injury list

Reed joins Supercross injury list

Reigning World Supercross champion Chad Reed will miss the European rounds of the series after dislocating his shoulder. Reed is scheduled for surgery this week after injuring himself in an...

Red Bull Rookies riders chosen

Red Bull Rookies riders chosen

The Red Bull Rookies Honda Racing team has announced its two riders for the 2004 British 125cc championship. The pair were selected from a group of eighteen hopefuls at an assessment day at Donington...

McWilliams signs with Aprilia

McWilliams signs with Aprilia

Jeremy McWilliams has confirmed he will join Shane Byrne in an all-British factory Aprilia MotoGP squad next season. The 39-year-old signed a contract today (Friday) having flown down to Aprilia’s...