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Saddam costs Thomas BSB ride

Saddam costs Thomas BSB ride

Saddam Hussein has scuppered Dean Thomas’s BSB season.Thomas’s Dienza Ducati team’s sponsor, Phones4U, has slashed its budget by over 60 per cent because of tensions in the Gulf. The phone firm says...

Team Renegade launch. Haslam launches bike

Team Renegade launch. Haslam launches bike

Team Renegade Ducati celebrated their new look Red Bull livery with an official launch in Manchester on Thursday. The Renegade riders, Sean Emmett, Michael Rutter, Nick Medd and Leon Haslam spent the...

Babe training starts early

Babe training starts early

Training for the rigours of becoming a brolly babe has to start at an early age

Rutter dominates Donington BSB test

Rutter dominates Donington BSB test

Michael Rutter set himself up as the hot favourite for this year’s BSB title with a blistering first test on the Red Bull factory Ducati at Donington on Sunday.Using his ex-Bayliss F02 V-twin he set...

Reed defeats Carmichael in AMA Supercross

Championship rivals Chad Reed and Ricky Carmichael went head-to-head in today’s AMA Supercross race, with Australian Reed coming out on top and reducing his championship deficit.The battle lasted for five laps of the 25 lap race, until championship leader Ricky Carmichael found himself landing on a hay bale after a triple jump. This allowed Reed to take the victory, with Carmichael taking second...

Green meanies

Green meanies

A very relaxed riding position for the green meanies

Renegade test on last year’s bikes

Renegade test on last year’s bikes

Renegade Ducati riders Sean Emmett and Michael Rutter were testing at Cadwell Park last weekend despite the fact that the bikes they intend to ride in this year’s British Superbikes championship have...

Ducati release two models

Ducati release two models

Two sexy new models from Ducati.

Jay Kay rolls up with £40,000 Rizla

Jay Kay rolls up with £40,000 Rizla

Jamiroqui front man, Jay Kay, famous as much for his big hats and a love of fast cars as he is for his music, has been persuaded to make the transition to two wheels by the Rizla Suzuki BSB team.The...

Looking hot in the shade

Looking hot in the shade

She might be in the shade, but she still looks hot to us.

Looking forward…

Looking forward…

If you could just lean a little further forwards…

Hold on tight

Hold on tight

Wouldn’t you want to stay as close as possible?

Heckles tests at Mallory

Heckles tests at Mallory

Mark Heckles rode his new CBR600FS for the first time on March 19 at Mallory Park after driving to Belgium to pick it up and pay for it just five days before.The bike was bought for him by his dad and...

Schwantz returns to racing

Schwantz returns to racing

Kevin Schwantz is returning to full time professional racing with the launch of the AMA Red Bull Supermoto championship.The 1993 500 GP champion retired from professional racing in 1995 with an...

First outing for KTM GP bike

First outing for KTM GP bike

125cc riders Arnaud Vincent and Roberto Locatelli have finally ridden their new KTM GP bikes for the first time after delays in construction forced them to miss both of the pre season IRTA tests at...

Kagayama on WSB front-row pace

Kagayama on WSB front-row pace

John Reynolds and Yukio Kagayama completed the latest test of their new GSX-R1000s at Valencia over the weekend, with the two riders setting times that would have placed them on the front row of the...

Stop hiding behind her

Stop hiding behind her

When two brolly babes merge, can they transform into one ‘superbabe’?

Sword and Crockard share spoils

Sword and Crockard share spoils

Gordon Crockard and Stephen Sword won their respective classes at the opening round of the British Motocross Championship on Sunday (March 16)The first round took place at Canada Heights in Kent, with...

God bless America

God bless America

Time to give the US credit, where credit is due… Great bikinis.

Stripped and special

Stripped and special

The bike is pretty trick as well.

Strike a pose

Strike a pose

The ringleaders of the brolly babe gang have been caught on film at last

The future’s so bright

The future’s so bright

The future’s so bright, Yukio’s gotta wear shades.

From West to West

From West to West

No-one noticed there were two Wests, and no North, South or East

Pretty in pink…

Pretty in pink…

Pretty in Pink… and pretty much any other colour you can think of.

Heckles waits for WSB in British Supersport

Heckles waits for WSB in British Supersport

Mark Heckles has decided to compete in the first four rounds of the British Supersport championship, after Rumi Honda failed to raise enough money for him to compete in the opening rounds of World...

BSB riders test at Valencia

BSB riders test at Valencia

British Superbike riders have been using the Valencia test to make last minute alterations to their bikes before the first round at Silverstone on March 30.Steve Hislop spent the three days making...

Valencia MotoGP tests

Valencia MotoGP tests

Both Suzuki and Honda Pons had to cut short their test sessions at Valencia after rain kept them in the garage. But the weather cleared this week allowing the 250 and 125 bikes to take to the...

Rossi pays tribute to Sheene

Rossi pays tribute to Sheene

Valentino Rossi led the tributes to the late Barry Sheene at the IRTA MotoGP test on Sunday with a specially commissioned helmet design.The reigning MotoGP champion took the opportunity to make two...

Waldmann quits WCM

Waldmann quits WCM

Ralf Waldmann has quit the Harris WCM MotoGP team saying it is too late in his career for him to make the move from two-stroke to four-stroke bikes.The German rider rode the bike for the first time...

Capirossi hits 204mph on Ducati GP bike

Capirossi hits 204mph on Ducati GP bike

Loris Capirossi clocked a record-setting 203.9mph and set the fastest lap at the weekends IRTA tests in Catalunya.For a full report on the weekend’s activity, see this week’s issue of MCN, out March...

Melandri Struggles, Checa goes fastest

Melandri Struggles, Checa goes fastest

Ducati brought four Desmmosedici’s to Catalunya yesterday, March 13, to join the Honda Pons, Yamaha, Suzuki, Kawasaki, Proton, and WCM teams at the circuit for a packed session ahead of the official...

Happiness…

Happiness…

It isn’t all fun on the GP grid you know.

The cat that got the cream?

The cat that got the cream?

Maybe a catwoman/brolly girl is a good luck omen?

Max knows something she doesn’t

Max knows something she doesn’t

Just why does Max have that quizzical expression?

Marks out of two…

Marks out of two…

She deserves an award just for turning up and looking good.

Ladies in red

Ladies in red

Quite literally, cheek to cheek