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Nice stick

Nice stick

Presumably, there’s still an umbrella attached to it somewhere

Reynolds and Emmett score Brands wins

Reynolds and Emmett score Brands wins

John Reynolds gave the new 1000cc four-cylinder superbikes their first win in the MCN British Superbike series. The Rizla Suzuki GSX-R1000 rider came out on top after a fantastic first race scrap with...

The MCN Mona Lisa

The MCN Mona Lisa

Such a nice smile makes our update on the classic worthy of attention

Hislop quickest in Rockingham practice

Hislop quickest in Rockingham practice

Steve Hislop went quickest in today’s free practice at Rockingham. The MonsterMob rider time of 1:10.47 was half a second quicker than Suzuki’s John Reynolds ahead of Sunday’s MCN-backed BSB...

Three in a bed

Three in a bed

And the little one said " roll over "

David Jefferies: In his own words

Dabbsy: Congratulations on your wins - were you annoyed not to get the proddy 600 to add the hat-trick?DavidJefferies: Well it was actually the Junior 600 we broke down, in not the production, cos we haven't had that race yet. Obviously I was disappointed, but you can't expect to have everything your own way can ya.Apjmartin: DJ, was it hard for you as a kid at school? Those balls of steel you...

She can can can hold my umbrella any time

She can can can hold my umbrella any time

She can can can hold my umbrella any time

Reynolds on pole for Rockingham

Reynolds on pole for Rockingham

Rockingham was the circuit that decided the championship in last season’s British Superbike Championship, and it has favoured reigning champion John Reynolds again, this time in more fortuitous...

Carmichael makes it ten in a row

Carmichael makes it ten in a row

Ricky Carmichael won both races at the Budds Creek track this weekend (June 16) to maintain his perfect record in this year’s AMA motocross series.Carmichael has now scored five race wins and five...

Flying the flag…

Flying the flag…

Well, carrying it at least.

Bayliss stuns in Misano qualifying

Bayliss stuns in Misano qualifying

Troy Bayliss set a blistering pace in Misano, Italy to claim provisional pole with a time of 1:34.420 – half a second quicker than second placed man, Ben Bostrom ahead of Sunday’s WSB round.With track...

Izutsu back on Kwak for Misano

Izutsu back on Kwak for Misano

Hitoyasu Izutsu, Chris Walker’s WSB Kawasaki teammate on the factory ZX-7RR, makes his WSB return at this weekend’s Misano round after an eight week lay-off through injury.The Japanese star was...

Walker’s injection of hope

Walker’s injection of hope

Chris Walker is still on the slow road to recovery from Bell’s Palsy, but he’s been boosted by a new treatment from his team’s physiotherapist. He has been having painkilling and relaxant injections...

Bayliss on pole for Misano

Bayliss on pole for Misano

The top six all went under the previous Superpole lap record, but no-one could hold off Bayliss. The final rider to go out for his Superpole lap, he destroyed the previous lap record, held by Neil...

Ducati confirms factory ride for Hodgson

Ducati confirms factory ride for Hodgson

Ducati has just confirmed that Neil Hodgson will leave GSE to take up the reins as its number one factory WSB rider at the end of this season.In a statement Ducati’s Paulo Ciabatti, the man charged...

Italian motorcycle legend dies

Italy lost one of its most famous motorcycling heroes yesterday when 250 GP legend Walter Villa passed away at his Modena home. The 58-year-old died of a heart attack.Villa dominated the quarter-litre class in the mid seventies, taking three consecutive 250 GP crowns in 1974, '75 and '76, all on Harley-Davidsons. He also managed to take the 350cc GP world title in 1976, making him one of the last...

Rossi claims fifth win in Catalunya

Rossi claims fifth win in Catalunya

Valentino Rossi took another step to retaining his world crown with his fifth win of the 2002 MotoGP season in Catalunya on Sunday.The Honda rider let Yamaha’s Carlos Checa make the early running and...

Biaggi beats Rossi’s record

Biaggi beats Rossi’s record

Marlboro Yamaha rider Max Biaggi went under Valentino Rossi’s lap record, set only a couple of days earlier, while testing development Michelin tyres at Catalunya.The Yamaha team were joined by the...

Is that grin frozen?

Is that grin frozen?

They had to sit her on the radiator for two hours to thaw her out…

Dobb makes history as champs all win in Austria

Dobb makes history as champs all win in Austria

Jamie Dobb became the first ever rider to score a win outside of his usual race class in Austria, with a fifth in his regular 250cc class, and a win in the 125cc race. This also makes him the first...

The stairway to heaven?

The stairway to heaven?

Can you imagine trying to fit them all in a lift?

Don’t even think it…

Don’t even think it…

Nyah! So there!

MC what?

MC what?

MC what?

Jefferies’ F1 performance shatters records

Jefferies’ F1 performance shatters records

David Jefferies demolished his own TT records on Friday with a blistering performance in the Senior TT, storming to a new outright record of 127.29mph and a time of 17:47.00 on his GSX-R1000.For your...

Firmer rear end for Mr Hodgson?

Firmer rear end for Mr Hodgson?

I don’t think that’s quite what Neil meant lads…

The best get ready for Brands

The best get ready for Brands

It’s the huge Brands Hatch round of the MCN-backed British Superbikes this weekend. Ahead of the races we caught up with the top men and got their inner thoughts and how they rate their chances.You...

Yamaha finally unveils the YZ450F

Yamaha finally unveils the YZ450F

Here are the first pictures of Yamaha’s long awaited YZ450F, a beefed-up version of its YZ426, the bike to compete head-to-head with Honda’s awesome CRF450.You can read more about the new Yamaha...

Sean Emmett: "I can do the double at Brands"

Sean Emmett: "I can do the double at Brands"

BSB title challenger Sean Emmett joined registered motorcyclenews.com users in the VIP Lounge this lunchtime, Thursday June 13.He admitted to flipping his 125cc road bike once after a visit to Chelsea...

It’s amazing who you can find behind the bike sheds

It’s amazing who you can find behind the bike sheds

Shouldn’t you young ladies be working?

Sean Emmett: In his own words

955i max: Sean can you win this year’s title?SeanEmmett: Yeah, I'm sure I can. I mean the longer the season has gone on, even though I'm on the old bike, having done the double at Snetterton, which is one of the fastest circuits, it's filled me with more confidence than everLee: Would prefer to be in WSB at this stage in your career?SeanEmmett: Yeah, I'd love to be doing world superbikes, and that...

Carmichael magic in Southwick

Carmichael magic in Southwick

Ricky Carmichael’s perfect season continued with two wins in Southwick, Massachussetts at the weekend. He now tops the AMA Motocross championship table with a faultless 200 points.Yamaha’s Tim Ferry...

And then I overtook Hizzy

And then I overtook Hizzy

The crowd were a bit suspicious about her stories, but strangely no-one complained

Whitham, Foret and Casoli excluded from Lausitz results

Whitham, Foret and Casoli excluded from Lausitz results

Three riders, including race winner Fabien Foret, have been excluded from the final results of the World Supersport race in Lausitz, Germany.Foret was excluded due to an illegal rear axle on his Ten...

Eddie Lawson enters Hall of Fame

Eddie Lawson enters Hall of Fame

Four-time 500cc world champion and GP legend Eddie Lawson has been inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Detroit.Lawson won 31 500cc GPs in a riding career spanning three decades.

Capirossi quickest in Catalunya qualifying

Capirossi quickest in Catalunya qualifying

Loris Capirossi gave some heart to die-hard two-stroke fans today when he set the fastest time in first qualifying in Catalunya ahead of Sunday’s MotoGP race.The West Honda rider went 1.2 seconds...

Back in the days of the two strokes

Back in the days of the two strokes

Time to take a moment to think about why we enjoyed two-strokes so much