Archive for March, 2017

Honda TT Legends send stand-in squad for 2012 FIM World Endurance Championship

March 31, 2017

As the regular Honda TT Legends riders take part in the team’s namesake event, the Isle of Man TT, a stand-in squad is preparing to battle on their behalf at the 8-hours of Doha in Qatar. Samsung Honda riders Michael Laverty and Jason O’Halloran have teamed up with former British Superbike

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BMF Congestion Charge

March 30, 2017

CONGESTION CHARGING – THE BIKING SCARE FACTOR The British Motorcyclists Federation, Britain’s biggest biker group, has accused Mayor Ken Livingston’s safety pundits of a scare campaign in the face of the increased use of congestion charge beating motorcycles and scooters. The 140,000 strong BMF,

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Honda – Isle of Man TT Race – 2015

March 29, 2017

Honda – Isle of Man TT Race Practice week for the 2015 Isle of Man TT races concluded yesterday evening with John McGuinness and Conor Cummins posting the second and seventh-quickest laps respectively around the 37.73-mile Mountain course on their Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP machines. A change

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Glen Richards Heads Impressive Smiths’ Wild Cards At Donington

March 28, 2017

The Smiths (Gloucester) Racing Triumph team made their World Supersport Championship debut at Donington Park today and it proved to be a more than successful foray with Australians Glen Richards and Billy McConnell as well as British rider Luke Mossey all scoring points, Richards finishing the

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Freddie Russo Gains More Points At Oulton Park

March 27, 2017

Freddie Russo gains more points but the AP Kawasaki team had a tough day over the Bank Holiday weekend when they were competing at Oulton Park in round three of the Metzeler National Superstock 600cc and 1000cc Championship races. Josh Wainwright looked set to claim the team’s first win only to

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Superbikes Set To Burn Up Knockhill Circuit On July 3rd – 5th

March 26, 2017

The biggest bike race meeting of the year, the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship, is all set for its annual journey north to Knockhill Circuit next weekend and for two Scottish riders, there is even more reason to put on a good show for the home fans. Taylor Mackenzie, eldest son of

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Acu Members To Benefit From Major Discount On Helmets

March 25, 2017

Auto-Cycle Union (ACU) The ACU are in the midst of finalising arrangements for a major discount on helmets for its members. By BikeTr@de. Mar 27, 2003, 18:25 ACU NEGOTIATING MAJOR HELMET DISCOUNT The ACU are in the midst of finalising arrangements for a major discount on helmets for its members.

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Use Tax Exemption To Tackle Congestion

March 24, 2017

As a way of tackling road congestion, 50cc mopeds should be exempted from vehicle excise duty (VED) say the British Motorcyclists Federation. Responding to the Government’s consultation paper on reforming motorcycle tax*, the BMF say that if the Government is serious about investing in more

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bungee and luggage net securing bobbins for motorbike boxes, paniers etc (17mm)

March 23, 2017

A set 6 or luggage net hook securing points, ideal for a top box or panniers. Easy to fit and gives secure points to hook on your straps etc, makes carriage of a tent, sleeping bag or other extra luggage that bit easier. Choice of 2 sizes, 12mm or 17mm length. Button head allen screws and

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Defensive Driving On Sportbikes

March 22, 2017

Defensive Riding and Motorbikes By understanding approaches for anticipating unsafe scenarios, motorcyclists can drastically reduce the odds of being concerned in an accident. Paying out consideration to the positions and speeds of automobiles ahead can help you predict their actions, such as

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