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They must work out

They must work out

That’s a fine six-pack you ladies share…

Do you know the next Suzi?

Do you know the next Suzi?

Sky Sports TV bosses are looking for a female presenter to their new hour-long British club racing highlights programme.Series producer Kenny Kaye, said: " We want someone who is vibrant and...

Your eyes will be drawn in

Your eyes will be drawn in

The words zip and teeth come to mind…

It’s Carmichael again

It’s Carmichael again

Jeremy McGrath may be on his way back to form, but it was Ricky Carmichael who took his second win on the trot in the 250 AMA Supercross at Anaheim at the weekend.Defending Champion Carmichael made it...

Michael Rutter: In his own words

Monkeyman2000: What's the new bike like?MichaelRutter: You know, fantastic, to be honest with you. So smooth and easy to ride to be honest with you. Any gear you want to be in, it just pulls like a trainmonkeyman2000: Do you think it's a gamble riding for a new team?MichaelRutter: No, not really, because sometimes when you've got a new team, some teams are stuck in their ways sometimes, and a new...

R1 makes its BSB test debut

R1 makes its BSB test debut

Yamaha’s BSB R1 made its track debut at the Almeria circuit in Spain on Wednesday.Steve Plater completed over 100 laps of the 2.5-mile track in the cool and windy conditions and declared that the bike...

Nods as good…

Nods as good…

She was strangely amused by the constant poking of her one good eye

Remember her?

Remember her?

She might remember you, from the 2002 Ally Pally Show, which ended on Sunday.

Rutter Webchat: full transcript added

Rutter Webchat: full transcript added

Michael Rutter says he won’t be able to ride in the TT because of the Snetterton BSB, TT clash. " I don’t know who, but there is someone in the wrong, " he said. Rutter won’t be able to...

She sucks

She sucks

What do you think the Chupa Chups girls offer their riders?

Do you measure up?

Do you measure up?

Not sure what she’s describing… probably the last fish she caught

Belly nice

Belly nice

If you press that button, does it turn her on?

Walker: I’m going slow what ever I try’

Walker: I’m going slow what ever I try’

Chris Walker is facing an uphill battle to restore his shattered confidence before for the next WSB test at Valencia, Spain.He came away from Australia’s first tests as the slowest of all the WSB...

Aprilia plays down reliability fears

Aprilia plays down reliability fears

Noriyuki Haga’s Aprilia team has dismissed the mechanical disasters it suffered at the Phillip Island WSB tests as a normal part of pre-season shake-downs.Haga blew up three of the latest versions of...

Foggy WSB project up against it

Foggy WSB project up against it

Foggy won’t know if his WSB project has any hope of getting off the ground this year until the end of April.By then the first three-cylinder engine must have completed extensive bench testing, or the...

First Hodgson column of 2002

First Hodgson column of 2002

MCN has again signed up top British rider Neil Hodgson to write a regular column for us throughout the new World Superbike season.In the first instalment of 2002, Neil gives you a behind the scenes...

Moodie back in the saddle

Moodie back in the saddle

It’s been more than a year, but Jim Moodie has finally returned to full-on riding action in preparation for the World Supersport season.He has been out of action recovering from a badly smashed ankle.

Ducati reveals plan for V4 engine

Ducati reveals plan for V4 engine

Ducati has broken with its V-twin tradition with its proposed GP engine: It’s going to be a V4.And while company bosses were giving little away when they released the news at 3pm CET on February 4, it...

First pictures: Kawasaki’s GP four-stroke

First pictures: Kawasaki’s GP four-stroke

KAWASAKI’S new four-stroke GP bike has tested at the Sepang circuit in Malaysia – and this early prototype is said to have a lot in common with the firm’s ZX-7R superbike.Underneath the fairing is a...

MZ unveils ‘250bhp’ V4 GP bike

MZ unveils ‘250bhp’ V4 GP bike

THESE are the first pictures of MZ’s contender for the new four-stroke MotoGP series.At the bike’s launch in Leipzig, Germany, the firm announced that a version of the bike’s 250bhp, 90-degree V4...

Open wide

Open wide

White was not a good choice for the " drink a yard of ale tipped off a balcony " competition.

Everybody happy?

Everybody happy?

What’s tickling her fancy?

Beavis and nicebutt

Beavis and nicebutt

Heh heh heh heh… she said " Fuchs " …heh heh huhur

Don’t under-estimate the Blade

Don’t under-estimate the Blade

Former British champ Matt Llewellyn needed just 10 minutes on board the Motopower FireBlade to decide it was the bike for him for the 2002 British superbike series. The 34-year-old said: " The...

Bayliss fastest, Walker slowest in Oz

Bayliss fastest, Walker slowest in Oz

Troy Bayliss made it clear to his rivals that he won’t be giving up his world title without a struggle, after posting the fastest time of the first official test of the WSB year.As everyone suspected...

Bostrom: In his own words

Belfez: Ben, During last season you had a terrific run of form with back to back wins. But then at the next race you seemed to only do a little practice, (according to the commentators) and you were seen lounging around the pit lane as if you couldn't be bothered trying, or perhaps you had proved a point and/or had orders from above. So do tell, why did things go pear-shaped?BenBostrom: After...

GP noise limit raised to 125dB

GP noise limit raised to 125dB

NOISE limits for the new four-stroke GP class have been raised to make the series more appealing to fans.There had been a concern that under the current limit of 113dB post-race (110dB pre-race), fans...

Sauber GP project is revived

Sauber GP project is revived

SAUBER'S four-stroke GP project is definitely back on - and the bike could be tested again within six weeks.Development of the GP1, which was given its public debut by Niall Mackenzie in Malaysia last...

Rossi ends row with Honda

Rossi ends row with Honda

Valentino Rossi ended his contract row with Honda on Friday and signed a two-year deal to ride the four-stroke RCV.The 22-year-old Italian will fly to Japan tomorrow to officially sign and attend a...

Stewart clear… Carmichael back on form

James Stewart made the 125 Main look easy as defending champion Ricky Carmichael returned to winning in the 250s at the AMA Supercross in Phoenix, Arizona, Saturday.Travis Pastrana took second in the 250s with. David Vuillemin third for Team Yamaha. He leads the point standings by seven over Mike LaRocco.Jeremy McGrath is slowly returning to form as he struggles to overcome an arm-pump problem. He...

The right lines

The right lines

All the riders agreed that the changes to the Assen curves were an improvement.Today’s caption, courtesy of titusr

Dobb faces Everts and Pichon at Hawkstone

World 125cc motocross champion Jamie Dobb faces a tough pre-season challenge at Hawkstone Park on February 17. The KTM rider from Derbyshire lines-up at the gate with fellow champions Stefan Everts and Mickael Pichon in the non-championship international.Dobb will ride a 250 KTM against Mickael Pichon on a factory Suzuki 250 and 500 world champion Stefan Everts with a thundering Yamaha 500...

Stuck on you

Stuck on you

Will somebody please remove this motorcycle from our elbows?

Hislop angry over BSB prize money

Hislop angry over BSB prize money

Steve Hislop feels he’s going to miss out on earnings in 2002 because of a new ruling over prize money in the British superbike series40-year-old Hizzy has agreed terms to ride the MonsterMob Ducati...

Emmett and Brown to join £2 million squad

Emmett and Brown to join £2 million squad

Sean Emmett and Paul Brown are in line to lead a £2 million British Superbike team this year. The pair are set to join a four-man squad, with two riders on Ducati 996s and another two on GSX-R1000s.

That’s a sheer material

That’s a sheer material

When the Bjork-alike asked Haga for his autograph she didn’t reckon on his previous life as a sign painter