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A healthy young girl

A healthy young girl

You can tell by that rosy red glow…

Frederic Bolley switches to road-racing

Frederic Bolley switches to road-racing

Frederic Bolley, the two-time 250cc motocross World Champion has announced his retirement from motocross at the end of the current season. The 28-year-old Frenchman has decided to make the move...

Euro-butt?

Euro-butt?

A simple mistake to make….

McGrath signs with KTM

McGrath signs with KTM

KTM have signed American off-road legend Jeremy McGrath. McGrath has been running his own team for Yamaha, under McGrath Racing Inc.The seven times Supercross champion will race a KTM 250 in AMA...

She qualified well

She qualified well

She made up for not having a bike by running really, really fast.

Feeling blue?

Feeling blue?

Maybe these ladies will cheer you up a bit…

What’s Whitham thinking?

What’s Whitham thinking?

We can’t say, but if you think you might know, post your ideas on the News board in Discussion and Chat…

Nicky Hayden is 2002 AMA Superbike champion

Nicky Hayden is 2002 AMA Superbike champion

Honda’s Nicky Hayden took the 2002 AMA championship on Saturday (August 10). Victory in the first race of the weekend came after championship rival Eric Bostrom crashed out of the lead on lap seven.

Honda may quit WSB in 2003

Honda may quit WSB in 2003

There are persistent rumours in the World Superbike paddock that suggest Castrol Honda will either scale down, or even pull, their factory squad next season.The team is currently funded by Honda...

Ueda hopes for Brno return

Ueda hopes for Brno return

Nobby Ueda is hopeful he’ll be back to fitness in time for the Czech GP at Brno on August 25.The 35-year-old veteran of the 125cc class has been out since he injured his neck and hip crashing heavily...

Capirossi chooses wife, but not team

Capirossi chooses wife, but not team

Loris Capirossi is making the most of the break in the GP schedule this year. He officially married long time girlfriend Ingrid Tence at a civil service in Monte Carlo last month, but the couple will...

Czechs bounce Britain from speedway final

Czechs bounce Britain from speedway final

Britain narrowly missed out on the final places for the World Speedway final on August 10 on Thursday night.An on-form Czech Republic took the win with Denmark snaring the final qualification...

But where are the bikes?

But where are the bikes?

With such lovely girls on the grid, nobody seemed to have noticed that the bikes were missing…

Come back….Hodgson’s mine…

Come back….Hodgson’s mine…

Brolly girls can be awfully competitive when it comes to rich and athletic racers

Sweden cruises to speedway final

Sweden cruises to speedway final

Sweden will join Australia in the speedway world cup final at Peterborough on Saturday.The Swedes, led by world individual champion Tony Rickardsson, cruised past Denmark, Finland and Hungary at...

I used to be an actress you know…

I used to be an actress you know…

Well I was in a crowd scene….now look at me….

Rutter and Byrne share Thruxton victories

Rutter and Byrne share Thruxton victories

Michael Rutter took an overall win in a two-part MCN British Superbike race one at Thruxton today ahead of Steve Hislop and Sean Emmett in third.Rain called a halt just as pole man Rutter had built up...

Her name is Helga, she is from Sweden

Her name is Helga, she is from Sweden

We’re not just saying that because she is tall, blonde and has pigtails…

‘Joker’ nets Aussies Sheffield speedway win

‘Joker’ nets Aussies Sheffield speedway win

Britain’s speedway team will have to battle through a last-chance qualifier this week if they are to be crowned world champions.They finished second in a rain-shortened qualifying round at Sheffield’s...

Emmett swops 998 for a Virgin R1

Emmett swops 998 for a Virgin R1

Sean Emmett’s dream of winning the 2002 British Superbike title has taken a battering following the announcement this week that his IFC Ducati team had run out of cash.For more details on Emmett’s...

Injury hits UK’s speedway final bid

Injury hits UK’s speedway final bid

Britain’s Mark Loram will definitely miss Britain’s bid to make the speedway world cup final.Loram, the 2000 world individual champion, crashed head-first into the starting gate as Britain slipped to...

Aussies strike gold in speedway final

AUSTRALIA lived up to their favourites tag by winning the speedway world cup final at Peterborough on Saturday night. The Aussies wrapped up the title with 64 points, seeing off Denmark (58), Sweden (54), Poland (48) and the Czech Republic (36). It was the second world cup victory for Australia in as many years. Aussie rider Leigh Adams told MCN: "It was a fantastic job from all the boys. It was...

Now that’s a tan

Now that’s a tan

This is how brolly babes look, when you’re bike racing on Mars…

This season, we’ll all be wearing tin foil

This season, we’ll all be wearing tin foil

It’s all the rage with the most fashionable brolly girls

What lovely bouncers

What lovely bouncers

You wouldn’t mind too much even if they did tell you that you couldn’t come in

First pics from Ducati’s V4 and 999 track test

First pics from Ducati’s V4 and 999 track test

These are the first pictures from Ducati’s debut track test of both its V4 Desmosedici MotoGP machine and 999 World Superbike at Mugello. You can read about the test in detail in the next issue of...

Chris Walker webchat cancelled

Chris Walker webchat cancelled

MCN are very sorry to announce, that due to circumstances beyond our control, we will not be able to host the webchat with Chris Walker originally scheduled for Thursday August 8.Unfortunately...

A whole herd of babes

A whole herd of babes

Do you think they need a shepherd?

Remember when…

Remember when…

Troy will be back on the FP-1, but in the meantime here’s a reminder of when he was a podium regular.

Scooter with a roof and a babe?

Scooter with a roof and a babe?

That free brolly babe is one hell of an incentive

Crossers escape emissions ban

Crossers escape emissions ban

Fans of off-road riding can breathe more easily - off-road bikes will escape tough new emission laws - until 2005 at least. The Federation of European Motorcyclists Associations won the reprieve after...

Someone’s dropped a fiver…

Someone’s dropped a fiver…

Someone’s dropped a fiver…

Edwards steps in for Ukawa at Eight-Hour

Edwards steps in for Ukawa at Eight-Hour

Colin Edwards has been drafted in as a last minute replacement for the injured Tohru Ukawa in Honda’s Suzuka Eight-Hour squad on August 4.The Texan will partner Daijiro Kato on a Cabin SP-2. Edwards...

Edwards leads Eight Hour 1-2-3 for Honda

Edwards leads Eight Hour 1-2-3 for Honda

Colin Edwards and his Cabin teammate Daijiro Kato lead a clean sweep of the podium at the Suzuka Eight Hour on Sunday. You can read about Honda’s Suzuka victory in more detail in the latest issue of...

Superbike rider swaps Hondas with IndyCar champ

Superbike rider swaps Hondas with IndyCar champ

AMA Superbike contender Nicky Hayden and Indy Car racer Michael Andretti are going to swap their race machines in a one-off test at the Mid-Ohio track in America.Hayden will get to drive the Motorola...

Pere Riba aims for Brno return

Pere Riba aims for Brno return

Pere Riba says his broken leg won’t be 100 per cent in time for the Czech GP at Brno on August 25, but he’s going to race anyway. Riba says; " I’m feeling better and my condition is improving. I...