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What a cracker

What a cracker

What kind of prize do you get for pulling this one?

Go faster brolly babes

Go faster brolly babes

By adding stripes the brolly babes gained 10mph

All huddled together

All huddled together

That’s one way to beat the winter chill!

Friendly little devils

Friendly little devils

Even horny little devils need to get friendly at Christmas time…

Goldilocks meets Rapunzel

Goldilocks meets Rapunzel

The fairytale brolly girls

Valmoto confirms Jones as sole rider

Valmoto confirms Jones as sole rider

The Triumph ValMoto team has confirmed it will run just one rider in the 2004 British Supersport Championship. The team will retain the services of 18-year-old Craig Jones, who gave Triumph its first...

2004 MotoGP dates

After changes to both the British GP and the Brazilian GP the final dates for the 2004 MotoGP season have now been confirmed. The updated calendar is as follows: April 18, South Africa, Welkom; May 2, Spain, Jerez de la Frontera; May 16, France, Le Mans; June 6, Italy, Mugello; June 13, Catalunya, Catalunya; June 26, Netherlands, Assen; July 4, Rio, Jacarepaguá; July 18, Germany, Sachsenring; July...

Martin quickest at Valencia test

Martin quickest at Valencia test

Australian Steve Martin has gone fastest in the WSB test session at Valencia this weekend. The DFX Ducati rider completed 65 laps, with a fastest time of 1:36.454. Second quickest was Leon Haslam on...

Hodgson survives MotoGP test scare

Hodgson survives MotoGP test scare

Neil Hodgson had luck on his side during his first MotoGP test on the 246bhp Ducati Desmosedici V4. An oil leak led to some scary slides within his first three minutes on the bike, but fortunately he...

Pig tales?

Pig tales?

Forget the three little pigs and concentrate on pigtails, rather than pig tales…

Rose-tinted glasses

Rose-tinted glasses

Every time someone commented on her shades, she always saw red.

Got the horns?

Got the horns?

Somehow managing to look overdressed in a leather bikini can be a skill…

Seeing red

Seeing red

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

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 WSB archive is open

The MCN WSB archive is open

There are hundreds of World 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...

Brolly babe or mechanic?

Brolly babe or mechanic?

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

Hoopy Christmas

Hoopy Christmas

We’d like to wish you a hoopy christmas

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...

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...

McCoy tests WSB Ducati

McCoy tests WSB Ducati

This if the first exclusive picture of Garry McCoy in action on his Ducati 999 World Superbike. The Aussie is at Valencia today and tomorrow to test the V-twin, which he’s riding after a disastrous...

Prepared in advance

Prepared in advance

The girls start getting ready for our amusing ‘sixth day of Christmas’ caption

A MotoGP girl group?

A MotoGP girl group?

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Nice shades…

Nice shades…

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

Suede makes a comeback

Suede makes a comeback

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

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...

Easily distracted?

Easily distracted?

Are the matching belly rings part of the uniform?

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...

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...

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...