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Put a cap on it

Put a cap on it

She’s mobile. We’re not guessing about the other bit.

TT rivals to battle it out in Macau

TT rivals to battle it out in Macau

Next year’s main TT contenders will go head-to-head at the prestigious Macau Grand Prix in the early hours of Saturday morning (UK time). John McGuinness and David Jefferies will both be in the...

Watch the video part of the interview

Watch the video part of the  interview

Max Biaggi answers your questions at the NEC Show. Choose from Quicktime (MOV) or Real Player (RM) downloads.

Firm and fair

Firm and fair

Pert, I believe, is the word you are looking for

NEC Supercross winners

Here are the 10 winners of our NEC Supercross competition. They each get a pair of tickets to Saturday night’s event. The winners are: Richard Chown, from Beds, David Macklin, from Staffs, Keith Hopkins, from Staffs, Michael Collins, from Middlesex, Paul Sutton, from Glamorgan, Steve Boulton, from Gwent, Tim Holloway, from Berks, Jim McBain, from Wrexham, Paul Laver, from Herts and Robert Perrin,...

Rain holds up Bayliss and Xaus

Rain holds up Bayliss and Xaus

The second day of testing for the factory Ducati team of Troy Bayliss and Ruben Xaus was severely disrupted by rain. Bayliss and Xaus were only able to do 22 and 24 laps respectively at the Valencia...

Give us a ring

Give us a ring

There’s a ringing in her ears.

Good news for Mrs Hodgson

Good news for Mrs Hodgson

That Neil Hodgson clearly only has eyes for his missus.

You can back Young’s 2002 effort

You can back Young’s 2002 effort

British superstock champion Paul Young is starting a supporters club for his 2002 British superbike campaign. For £299, fans get a range of racing-related benefits including paddock passes, team...

Watch Chris Brock in action

Choose from Quicktime (MOV) or Real Player (RM) downloads to watch stunning stunts from the NEC Show

Search for a new Eastender

Search for a new Eastender

The Tamsin Outhwaite look-a-like competition drew some quality entries

McWilliams and Haslam in line for Team Roberts

McWilliams and Haslam in line for Team Roberts

British riders Jeremy McWilliams and Leon Haslam are the among the contenders to land a ride in Kenny Roberts’ Banbury-based Proton GP squad next season. McWilliams is a free agent following the late...

Watch freestyle star in video action and win PlayStation 2 games

Watch freestyle star in video action and win PlayStation 2 games

If you’ve already been to the NEC Show, here’s your chance to relive the awe-packed moments when you saw Freestyle supercross star Chris Brock in action. If you haven’t been, watch it and you’ll...

Battered Bayliss cracks lap record in Valencia test

Battered Bayliss cracks lap record in Valencia test

After six weeks of recuperation from a broken collarbone, World Superbike champion Troy Bayliss got straight back into the swing of it on Tuesday by racking up 77 laps and knocking 0.5s of the...

McGuinness on pole for Macau GP

McGuinness on pole for Macau GP

John McGuinness will start Saturday’s Macau Grand Prix from pole position after dominating qualifying and setting a time over three-and-a-half seconds faster than second-placed man Roger...

Off-road riding returns to IoM

Footpaths and public rights of way are being re-opened to the public for off-road riding. " We are happy for bikers to come and ride around the island, as long as they take the necessary precautions " said Manx minister for tourism and leisure David Cretney. He also confirmed that next year’s TT will be going ahead even if Foot and Mouth is still on the mainland. " There will be fences put up...

Listen to part one of the Max interview

Listen to part one of the Max interview

Biaggi answers your questions. Choose from RM (Real Player) or Quicktime (MOV) downloads.

Haga to join Hodgson, Walker and Co in WSB

Haga to join Hodgson, Walker and Co in WSB

Noriyuki Haga is likely to join Neil Hodgson, Chris Walker and James Toseland in WSB next season after signing a letter of intent to ride Aprilia’s RSV Mille in the 2002 championship. Haga has been...

Could you be our next GP star?

Could you be our next GP star?

Entries close on Thursday for a Pop Idol-style competition designed to find two GP stars of tomorrow. So if you can ride and are aged between 14 and 18 (or know someone who is) read on and be prepared...

Pump them up

Pump them up

Clearly, an expert in pneumatics.

Honda loses race to get V5 to NEC Show

Honda loses race to get V5 to NEC Show

Honda’s hopes of putting the 2002 V5 race bike on display at the NEC Show have been dashed by red tape. It had hoped to get the RC211V, which will be its four-stroke entry on next year’s GP grid, to...

GP four-strokes won’t test together until February

GP four-strokes won’t test together until February

Honda and Yamaha won’t go head-to-head against each other with their new four-stroke GP bikes until the middle of February. So far the Japanese factories have kept tests of the RCV and YZR-M1 separate...

Exclusive video and audio interview with Max Biaggi

Exclusive video and audio interview with Max Biaggi

While at the NEC Show, we hooked up with GP superstar Max Biaggi for this exclusive video and audio interview, based on the questions you wanted to ask. Your e-mailed in questions were added to our...

Ducati team boss injured on eve of first tests

Ducati team boss injured on eve of first tests

Ducati factory team boss David Tardozzi will be forced to miss the first proper test of the 2002 Ducati 998R this week, after breaking his leg in a car crash. Tardozzi, a former racer and the man who...

What to expect from Hodgson’s new book

What to expect from Hodgson’s new book

Neil Hodgson’s new book went on sale on Friday. Back On Track is his own review of his WSB season, filled with real insight into life as a top-ranking international racer. He doesn’t hold back, even...

McGuinness rules in Macau

McGuinness rules in Macau

JOHN MCGUINNESS upheld his reputation as the coming man of the road racing scene with a dominant display in the Macau Grand Prix. Riding a 180bhp Honda FireBlade originally built for this year’s...

Listen to part two of the Max interview

Listen to part two of the Max interview

Max Biaggi answers your questions. Choose from RM (Real Player) or MOV (Quicktime) downloads.

A novel experience

A novel experience

Finally, something had put her in the shade

Put on a pedestal

Put on a pedestal

Get off your knees man!

John Reynolds webchat transcript now added

John Reynolds webchat transcript now added

2001 British Superbike champion John Reynolds is considering ditching his Ducati for a four-cylinder bike to defend his title on, he revealed in a live web chat on this site on Wednesday...

Walker claims creditable ninth in Sugo

Walker claims creditable ninth in Sugo

Chris Walker wasn’t expecting to win at Sugo on Sunday in his first competitive ride for Kawasaki – but ninth place against some of the best bikes and riders in the world felt almost as good. For the...

Show us your belly

Show us your belly

She was keen to show us her piercings…

Hodgson marries. Meet and congratulate him at the NEC

Hodgson marries. Meet and congratulate him at the NEC

Neil Hodgson got married on Sunday near his home town of Burnley, Lancs. Now you can congratulate him in person at the MCN stand at the NEC Show later this week. Hodgson married long term girlfriend...

McWilliams’ 2002 deal collapses

McWilliams’ 2002 deal collapses

Jeremy McWilliams is facing another uncertain winter after negotiations to sort out a works 250 deal in 2002 collapsed. McWilliams and his team enjoyed instant success in 2001 when he became Britain’s...

Win 20 tickets to the UK Supercross series

Win 20 tickets to the UK Supercross series

We’re supporting the supercross shows at the NEC this weekend and throughout the event, now we’re offering you the chance to see the third round of the UK Supercross series, free. You can win one of...

£10 off British GP tickets

£10 off British GP tickets

Next year’s British GP may be nine months away but plan ahead and you can save a packet. The race, on July 14, will be our first chance in Britain to see the new Honda and Yamaha four-strokes racing...