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Emmett looks to UK again as riders struggle for work

Emmett looks to UK again as riders struggle for work

Sean Emmett has been approached to lead Honda’s British superbike effort. Motopower, the top Honda team in this year’s BSB line-up, wants Emmett to ride its 180bhp 2002 FireBlade. The 31-year-old,...

Ducati mechanics

Ducati mechanics

… and she knows how switch a gearbox

Young intends to make most of factory invite

Young intends to make most of factory invite

Superstock champion Paul Young is hoping that a visit to the Suzuki factory will help him pick up some special parts for the GSX-R1000 he’s building for this year’s BSB campaign. ” Suzuki have...

Jefferies’ British series hopes in jeopardy

Jefferies’ British series hopes in jeopardy

Cash strapped TT star David Jefferies faces the prospect of being frozen out British superbikes next season. Jefferies, 29, is hoping that the V&M team he raced for last year can raise the funds...

Just another day at the office

Just another day at the office

When the ladies on reception look like this, Monday’s are never too difficult to cope with

The eyes have it

The eyes have it

Lose yourself in her eyes… even if they are saying ” sod off ” rather than ” come to bed ”

PlayStation is more than a game for Davies

PlayStation is more than a game for Davies

Most 14 year-olds spend hours on their PlayStation trying to register high scores but it’s a little more serious for British youngster Chaz Davies. He is currently spending hours with the controls in...

Vuillemin wins opening US Supercross round

Vuillemin wins opening US Supercross round

Frenchman David Vuillemin won the opening round of the 2002 American supercross series at Anaheim, California on Saturday night. It’s a great start to the season for the 24-year old Yamaha rider who...

A technical point… or two

A technical point… or two

Anyone fancy getting technical?

Factory Husqvarnas tested

Factory Husqvarnas tested

BIKES that carry the accolade ” factory ” have a ferocious reputation to live up to. Any rider hot enough to handle the pace in national or world championships demands a gut wrenching power hit and...

Pit stops and non-stop races for 2003

Pit stops and non-stop races for 2003

Rain will no longer delay the start or cause races to be paused from 2003 in both GPs and WSB. Racers will be able to make pit stops to change tyres to match changing conditions. Or, of course, they...

We like the look of Marlboro country

We like the look of Marlboro country

You don’t get smokes without something hot

Winning smile

Winning smile

If you can’t resist a dimple…

Full GP entry lists for 2002 revealed

Full GP entry lists for 2002 revealed

The FIM has just announced the entry lists for the three MotoGP classes in 2002. They are listed in full right here. 125cc class: 1 Manuel Poggiali, RSM Gilera Gilera Racing Team 4 Lucio Cecchinello...

Lampkin comes from behind to win in Sheffield

Lampkin comes from behind to win in Sheffield

British world trials champion Dougie Lampkin admitted Saturday’s Sheffield indoor trial was his toughest-ever. Dougie, honoured in the New Year’s list with an MBE, had to overcome a major scare to...

Aussie showdown for Walker and Hodgson confirmed

Aussie showdown for Walker and Hodgson confirmed

Rivals Chris Walker and Neil Hodgson will go head-to-head on the track for the first time since 2000 when they line up for first official WSB test in Australia later this month. The final decision to...

Old smokey jokey

Old smokey jokey

Do you smoke? Only if you rub us fast enough

Energy on tap

Energy on tap

She’ll keep you up all night

Walker shows us how to make the most of winter

Walker shows us how to make the most of winter

If all these icy roads are getting you down, just start thinking differently about your riding. Off-road is fun whatever the weather and you can get a taste of it for not a lot of dosh. We took a used...

Four-stroke rivals head-to-head next month

Four-stroke rivals head-to-head next month

February 15 will be a landmark day in the future of GP racing because it’s the day when Honda’s RCV, Yamaha’s YZR-M1, Suzuki’s XRE0 and Aprilia’s RS3 will all clash on the track for the first...

Supercross relaunches as global rival to GPs and WSB

Supercross relaunches as global rival to GPs and WSB

Supercross aims to rival Moto GP and WSB now that American-owned Clear Channel Entertainment has joined forces with Dorna to promote the world championship. Clear Channel is the company promoting the...

Hands on

Hands on

Her pet hand always wanted to appear in the pictures

No Petronas test until April… if all goes well

No Petronas test until April… if all goes well

Troy Corser and James Haydon will test the all-new Foggy Petronas FP1 World Superbike for the first time in April if the next stages of development go to plan. With the Christmas break over,...

Take a dip

Take a dip

Dark Dog’s lucky dip had the whole paddock rushing for tickets

New year, same old faces

New year, same old faces

And for those of you who remember our babe of the year competition… you may recognise our cute friend on the right

Take the strain

Take the strain

Spidi borrow this young lady to test their air bags… honest

Emmett looks to the U.S. as Reve hopes fade

Emmett looks to the U.S. as Reve hopes fade

Sean Emmett’s dream of a WSB Aprilia ride with Reve Racing is fading forcing him to look to America for his 2002 ride. He had hoped to race a 2001 factory V-twin for Ben Atkins’ team but it is now...

Meoni leads Dakar rally on KTM

Fabrizio Meoni is leading the Dakar rally on a KTM LC8 at the end of Friday’s stage. The Italian is ahead of Spaniard Joan Roma, on a KTM LC4 and Carlo De Gavardo who is also on an LC4. The rally, which this year runs from Arras in France, via Madrid, Spain, to Dakar in Senegal, began on December 28 and runs until January 13. The bike competitors have now arrived in Zouerat. On Saturday the rally...

Oooh Ramona

Oooh Ramona

Last seen on Cold Feet

That’s your lot for 2001

That’s your lot for 2001

You won’t believe the size of their… hands

Lampkin honoured by Queen

Lampkin honoured by Queen

Dougie Lampkin’s 10 world trials titles have finally earned public recognition. He has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours. The accolade enters him in an exclusive biking hall of fame...

Just have yourself wrapped

Just have yourself wrapped

She fills more than stockings

What’s her name?

What’s her name?

They call her Christmas Eve, Eve

Season’s greetings

Season’s greetings

This one’s called Mary… Mary Christmas

Pleased to see you

Pleased to see you

Benellis always seem to have good bodywork

No thanks

No thanks

I really couldn’t eat another turkey sandwich, thanks