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  • Hogslayer Documentary in Production | Video

    Hogslayer Documentary in Production | Video

    Motorcycle History

    This is a formal announcement of the documentary "Hogslayer – The Unapproachable Legend" produced by The Edge Ltd.

    Hogslayer is the story of the multi-world champion motorcycle drag racing team from Sunset Motors in Kenosha, Wisconsin USA and their dual-engine Norton dragster – the Hogslayer.



  • Triumph Motorcycles Limited | History

    Triumph Motorcycles Limited | History

    Triumph Motorcycle History 

    Siegfried Bettmann founded the Triumph Cycle Company in 1887 and promptly acquired premises in Coventry in which he began manufacturing bicycles. In 1902, as technology advanced, the company moved into the production of powered cycles.


  • Silverstone to host British round of World Superbike

    Silverstone to host British round of World Superbike

    Silverstone Circuits Limited is pleased to announce that it has added Britain’s round of the FIM Superbike World Championship to its portfolio of world class events in 2010. The Northamptonshire circuit has stepped in to agree a new, short term contract with Infront Motor Sports (the commercial rights holder for the FIM Superbike World Championship) after the event’s immediate future had looked in jeopardy.
     
    Ticket details for the only UK round of World Superbikes, taking place at Silverstone between 30 July and 01 August, will be announced in due course.
     


  • Ducati UK 848 race series schedule

    Ducati UK 848 race series schedule

    The dates and venues have now been announced for the inaugural 848 Challenge race series. The 848 Challenge will be held over eight rounds including two televised BSB rounds and two overseas rounds at Misano and Assen.

    New Era Motorcycle Club in association with Ducati UK and Chris Bushell (Ducati Desmo Due series organiser) have joined forces to launch this prestigious ‘one-make series’ based on Ducati’s stunning 848 Superbike.


  • Ducati UK launches 848 race series

    Ducati UK launches 848 race series

    The 848 Challenge – fifteen races, eight rounds, four world championship circuits, two overseas rounds and two thousand pounds worth of Ducati Corse Riding Gear.

    Ducati UK and New Era Motorcycle Club have joined forces to launch a prestigious ‘one-make series’ based on Ducati’s stunning 848 Superbike.

    The race series to be known as the 848 Challenge will be run over eight rounds, six in the UK and two in Europe incorporating four world championship circuits. Each of the UK rounds will host two races. Misano will also hold two races with Assen being a single race.


  • Triumph Motorcycle History Timeline | Video

    Triumph Motorcycle History Timeline | Video

    History Timeline Video

    Click video to learn more about Triumph’s fascinating motorcycle history. First established in 1902 and now based in Hinckley, Leicestershire, Triumph Motorcycles is currently a motorcycle brand with strong presents around the world. Triumph produces iconic motorcycles which blend design, character, charisma and performance.


  • 2010 eCRP 1.0 | Electric Superbike

    2010 eCRP 1.0 | Electric Superbike

    Electric Superbike

    The Italian electric superbike, the eCRP 1.0 is no longer a secret. The Right Honorable Lord Drayson, UK Minister for Science and Innovation, unveiled the super sports motorcycle built by CRP Racing and launched for the first time at the Motorsports Industry Association (MIA) Green Conference in Birmingham, UK.


  • 2010 Festival | Isle of Man TT

    2010 Festival | Isle of Man TT

    2010 TT Festival

    The Isle of Man Department of Tourism and Leisure has planned an action packed Festival for the 2010 TT Races. The program will see seven nights of thrilling entertainment on Douglas sea front as well as the return of many old favourites around the rest of the Island.


  • Royal Enfield Classic 500 | Sidecar Video

    Royal Enfield Classic 500 | Sidecar Video

    Motorcycle Sidecar

    Click to watch this short video of the new Royal Enfield Classic 500 strolling along some wonderful backroads. The Royal Enfield motorcycle has a Watsonian GP Sidecar attached – a classic combination that was recently built in 2009.

    This video was filmed for the Warwickshire County Council Take Control program in the UK to promote road safety. Surprising because the pasenger is not wearing a helmet.



  • Carole Nash International Motorcycle Show | Video

    Carole Nash International Motorcycle Show | Video

    Motorcycle Show Highlights

    Click video to see all the highlights from the 2009 Carole Nash International Motorcycle & Scooter Show from Birmingham, UK. This video shows new motorcycles from the 2010 Norton, Royal Enfield and Triumph line-ups. Also see the amazing new Knox Handroid gloves consisting of 56 parts per pair.



  • MV Agusta F4CC | Superbike

    MV Agusta F4CC | Superbike

    Italian Dream Motorcycle

    The MV Agusta F4CC is a motorcycle masterpiece from the mind of Claudio Castiglioni, Managing Director of MV Agusta, hence the CC intitals. With only 100 made and just one available in the UK, the MV F4CC is the ultimate hyper-performance superbike, with a top speed of 195mph. Exotic materials, latest technology and stunning Italian styling make it more than just a motorcycle. This extraordinary bike, on sale at £49,999, deserves a place in any dream garage.


  • Triumph Sets Records | Motorcycle Speed Trials

    Triumph Sets Records | Motorcycle Speed Trials

    Five Speed Records

    Five new world land speed records have been set on Triumph motorcycles during the 2009 BUB Bonneville Speed Trials at the world famous Bonneville Salt Flats. British racing journalist Alan Cathcart of Denemoore, Claverdon, UK, teamed up with South Bay Triumph owner Matt Capri of Lomita, California to set the records with the iconic British motorcycle at its namesake race course.


  • 2009 BMW K 1300 GT | Grand Touring Motorcycle

    2009 BMW K 1300 GT | Grand Touring Motorcycle

    California Central Coast

    At this juncture in my life I have had the privilege of riding motorcycles in Italy, the UK, extensively through Spain, and equally good measure in South Africa-not to mention a good number of the States here in America. And I have to say, I traveled thousands of miles, endured hours of flights and logistics, just to discover how beautiful my own backyard is. Of course isn’t that how so many mantras go in life? We go looking for things only to discover they were right in front of us.


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