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Tue 20th May '14

World's fastest production bike!

Bike News
Electric bike maker Lightning Motorcycles has unveiled its LS-218 superbike...
 
 
 
Wed 26th Mar '14

D-Air wireless airbag jackets - Ducati and Dainese

Bike News


D-Air jackets that inflate when a rider comes off a Ducati motorbike are not new, but ones that are wirelessly controlled by the bike are a world first...
 
 
 
Tue 18th Mar '14

Rossi Launches Racing Academy

Motogp News


The Academy aims to nurture Italy’s future MotoGP riders

Rossi has launched a racing academy aimed at cultivating Italy’s future MotoGP riders...
 
 
 
Thu 02nd Jan '14

Rumour: Rossi to race a Ferrari at Le Mans

Gossip, Motogp News
MotoGP god may team up with Ferrari factory F1 driver Fernando Alonso

Ferrari are weighing up a return to the Le Mans prototype class and the rumours are that Valentino Rossi and Fernando Alonso could be two of the factory's drivers...
 
 
 
Tue 23rd Jul '13

Stoner back on a GP bike

Motogp News
Our former champ to test for HRC

Just seven months on from his retirement from the sport Casey Stoner is to get back in the saddle for a series of tests on the latest version of the Honda RC213V...
 
 
 
Tue 02nd Jul '13

Rossi: 'One of the best victories of my career'

Motogp News
Rossi speaks out after his first win for over two years

The win is Rossi's 80th in the premier class...
 
 
 
Fri 24th May '13

Honda shows 2014 dirt bikes

Bike News
Revamped CRF250R and CRF450R revealed

Honda's 2014 off-roaders have made their first appearance with the firm giving its 250cc four-stroke a hefty makeover and tweaking the bigger 450cc machine...
 
 
 
Fri 10th May '13

Barbera arrested for assault of girlfriend

Motogp News
Spanish MotoGP rider arrested after battering girlfriend
MOTOGP rider Hector Barbera has been arrested for assaulting his girlfriend...
 
 
 
Fri 26th Apr '13

Coloured Carbon: the next big thing?

Bike News
Prodrive-developed material set to appear on supercars. Bikes next? Remember the nineties when carbon fibre became all the rage? Fifteen years ago the trend for carbon (or fake carbon) huggers, end cans, frame protectors and pretty much anything else that could be made of the stuff was unavoidable...
 
 
 
Mon 22nd Apr '13

Ducati gets a new CEO

Bike News
Claudio Domencali takes over from Gabriele Del Torchio

Claudio Domenicali, currently Ducati's general manager and a member of its board of directors, has been named as its new CEO, succeeding Gabriele Del Torchio, who is leaving to head Italy's national airline Alitalia...
 
 
 
Tue 09th Apr '13

Motogp grid girls at Qatar

Motogp News
Girls and MotoGP go hand-in-hand, and the 2013 season opener at Qatar didn't let us down when it came to action both on and off the track...
 
 
 
Sun 31st Mar '13

Rossi - I'm so happy

Motogp News
Vale is pleased to be back at the top

Valentino Rossi has expressed satisfaction with his performance during the second day of testing at Jerez, proclaiming himself to be 'so happy' with the result...
 
 
 
Wed 20th Feb '13

Biaggi - 'Rossi has no chance'

Motogp News
Max Biaggi has told Italian television that he believes that Valentino Rossi stands no chance of winning the 2013 MotoGP championship...
 
 
 
Thu 07th Feb '13

Rossi 'motivated after Ducati'

Motogp News
The Doctor is pleased to be back

Seven time MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi says he is already happier on the new Yamaha than he was at any time during his two seasons at Ducati...
 
 
 
Fri 01st Feb '13

BMW sells Husqvarna motorcycles

Bike News
BMW has announced it is selling its Husqvarna motorcycles division to Pierer Industries AG...
 
 
 
Tue 29th Jan '13

Rossi - I just want a win

Motogp News
The Doctor keeps cagey about his 2013 prospects

In an interview with La Gazzetta dello Sport, Valentino Rossi has attempted to douse the flames of fan expectation for the coming season, stating that his current goal is just to win a race...
 
 
 
Mon 28th Jan '13

Stoner rejected $10m MotoGP contract

Motogp News
...and he has a few choice words about MotoGP fans too

Casey Stoner retired from MotoGP, despite a $10m annual contract on the table...
 
 
 
Thu 17th Jan '13

Rossi returns to Yamaha - First official photos

Motogp News
First official photos released of the Doctor back with Yamaha

With his Ducati contract now expired, the first official photos of Valentino Rossi back with Yamaha have been released...
 
 
 
Tue 18th Dec '12

Stoner hits back at Rossi

Motogp News
The Doctor is still struggling to make friends

Casey Stoner has not let Valentino Rossi's barb about his manliness slide...
 
 
 
Mon 17th Dec '12

Rossi: 'Stoner wasn't man enough'

Motogp News


Valetino Rossi still can't resist a dig at former rival Casey Stoner...
 
 
 
Wed 05th Dec '12

Our Government praises bikers!

Bike News
Report states that motorcycles improve the city environment...
An official report from the Australian government has sung the praises of bikers for enriching and improving city living...
 
 
 
Tue 27th Nov '12

Lorenzo to reassess future

Motogp News
World champion heading for retirement? World Champion Jorge Lorenzo has suggested his long term future in MotoGP is far from certain...
 
 
 
Tue 13th Nov '12

First shots: Rossi and Yamaha reunited

Motogp News
The first pictures of The Doctor back on a Yamaha are out! VALENTINO ROSSI was photographed for the first time back on a Yamaha today at the Valencia test...
 
 
 
Wed 07th Nov '12

Max Biaggi retires

Bike News
Italian great announces his retirement from motorcycle racing   MAX BIAGGI, 41 year-old former world champion, has announced he has retired from motorcycle racing...
 
 
 
Tue 30th Oct '12

Valentino Rossi: 'MotoGP is boring'

Motogp News
MotoGP legend is not impressed with the state of his sport   In an interview with the BBC, 9-time world champion Valentino Rossi pulled no punches in his assessment of the current state of motorcycle racing's premier championship, calling it boring...
 
 
 
Tue 23rd Oct '12

A Tribute - Marco Simoncelli: 58 Forever

Motogp News
Remembering Marco Simoncelli's short-lived but vivid career in MotoGP....
 
 
 
Fri 05th Oct '12

Casey Stoner to return early

Motogp News
Stoner has announced he will be back in the saddle for Motegi

CASEY STONER has announced on his blog that he will be fit to return for the Japanese Grand Prix on the 14th of October...
 
 
 
Thu 04th Oct '12

Ducati unveil 1199RS13

Bike News
Possibly holding back any truly new models for EICMA, Ducati did present their new 1199RS...
 
 
 
Tue 18th Sep '12

Pic special - For The Love Of Rossi

Motogp News
Motorcycling demi-god Valentino Rossi gets a second at his home race at Misano...
 
 
 
Thu 06th Sep '12

2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300 revealed

Bike News
KAWASAKI'S entry-level Ninja is getting a boost as it becomes a Ninja 300 for 2013...
 
 
 
Mon 03rd Sep '12

Kawasaki Z800 leaks

Bike News
Pictures of bored-out, restyled Z750 emerge early   KAWASAKI'S forthcoming Z800 has been widely rumoured and now the pictures have emerged to prove those rumours were right...
 
 
 
Tue 28th Aug '12

MotoGP Brno Czech grid girl gallery

Motogp News
Finally, a MotoGP where the fittest girls aren't the Monster Energy girls...
 
 
 
Mon 27th Aug '12

Stoner out of the MotoGP title fight

Motogp News
Stoner to undergo surgery to repair damage to his right ankle

Casey Stoner's  sidelining from injury has ruled the Repsol Honda rider out of championship contention...
 
 
 
Thu 23rd Aug '12

Harley's real new model for 2013

Bike News
Breakdown on the Breakout   The Breakout is Harley's only significantly 'new' model for 2013 and as a CVO machine it's going to be made in limited numbers at a high price...
 
 
 
Thu 16th Aug '12

Stoner criticises Rossi for leaving Ducati

Motogp News
Stoner: 'Rossi didn't put the effort in'

Casey Stoner has criticised Valentino Rossi for giving up on Ducati and returning to Yamaha for next season...
 
 
 
Fri 10th Aug '12

Will Yamaha revise the R6 for 2013?

Bike News
Rumours and speculation abound...

Will Yamaha finally fold and give us a new R6 next year? Every year the same rumours crop up, and every year they turn to dust as little more than new graphics are applied to a bike that's had no significant alterations since 2008 and can still many parts as well as the styling direction back to the 2006 model...
 
 
 
Fri 03rd Aug '12

Valentino Rossi returns to Yamaha

Motogp News
Yamaha confirms that Rossi will join the factory team for the 2013 and 2014 seasons

As expected, Yamaha has confirmed that Valentino Rossi will return to the factory team for the 2013 and 2014 seasons...
 
 
 
Thu 02nd Aug '12

Italian press say Rossi to Yamaha!

Motogp News
Two year MotoGP project followed by a return with Yamaha to WSB YAMAHA have offered Valentino Rossi a two-year MotoGP contract followed by a WSB ride in 2015 according to Italian newspaper, Gazzetta dello Sport...
 
 
 
Wed 01st Aug '12

Stoner: 'I do not give up so easily'

Motogp News
Stoner in confident form despite being 32-points adrift of Lorenzo

Stoner has talked about that Sachsenring crash and his title hopes in a recent interview...
 
 
 
Mon 30th Jul '12

Rossi:

Motogp News
VALENTINO Rossi had another weekend to forget at Laguna Seca...

Rossi crashed out of eighth place, losing the front on the approach to the Corkscrew with three laps to go...
 
 
 
Sun 29th Jul '12

Edwards:

Motogp News
Texan Tornado whips up a storm in the Laguna Seca press conference     Colin Edwards has labelled his Forward Racing BMW-Suter as 'a piece of shit'...
 
 
 
Thu 26th Jul '12

BMW HP4 - rumour or real?

Bike News
Looks like a higher-spec S1000RR is coming our way!!

It's been rumoured before but now there seems to be some real photographic evidence that BMW is making a higher-spec 'HP4" version of the S1000RR as a 2013 model...
 
 
 
Mon 16th Jul '12

MotoGP Grid Girl Gallery - Mugello 2012

Motogp News
The best looking umbrella girls and brolly babes from the Italian GP...
 
 
 
Wed 04th Jul '12

Simoncelli tribute grandstand at Mugello

Motogp News
Fitting tribute as Simoncelli grandstand overlooks the challenging ArrabbiataMUGELLO has dedicated a grandstand to Marco Simoncelli with a huge number 58 overlooking the two bends that make up Arrabbiata...
 
 
 
Fri 29th Jun '12

Lorenzo close to topping Rossi's podium rate!

Motogp News
Lorenzo could overtake Rossi in the record books at Assen on Saturday Shoud Jorge Lorenzo finish on the podium at Assen he will overtake Valentino Rossi in the MotoGP record books for podium finishing rate...
 
 
 
Thu 21st Jun '12

Valentino Rossi 20th in sports rich list

Motogp News
Forbes new top 100 sports rich list has placed Valentino Rossi in 20th with a total earning of £19...
 
 
 
Wed 13th Jun '12

Lorenzo signs two year extension with Yamaha

Motogp News
2010 champion to stay with Yamaha for 2013 and 2014 seasons

Yamaha has announced that Jorge Lorenzo has signed an extension to remain with the factory team for 2013 and 2014...
 
 
 
Tue 12th Jun '12

Rossi spotted with new girlfriend!

Gossip, Motogp News
Brazilian model Linda Morselli is certainly one way to take your mind off any Ducati problems...
 
 
 
Tue 05th Jun '12

Lit C1 - the enclosed motorcycle

Bike News
Concept becomes reality, but will it ever be accepted by bikers?   American innovators Lit Motors have been punting out computer generated pictures of their self-balancing, electric powered, fully-enclosed two-wheeler for a while now...
 
 
 
Wed 30th May '12

Italian quake halts Ducati production

Bike News
Ducati's HQ in Bologna closes to assess damage Ducati temporarily closed its factory after the earthquakes in the Emilia Romagna region...
 
 
 
Tue 22nd May '12

MotoGP grid girl gallery - Le Mans 2012

Motogp News
The best looking brolly dollies, pit babes and grid girls the French MotoGP

You've seen the talent on the track and now you can check out the talent from the pits, paddock and grid with this grid girl gallery from Le Mans MotoGP 2012...
 
 
 
Fri 18th May '12

Stoner to retire after MotoGP season

Motogp News
Twice world motorcycling champion Casey Stoner stunned the sport on Thursday by announcing he will quit at the end of the season for "family reasons"...
 
 
 
Fri 18th May '12

2013 Off-Road KTMs revealed

Bike News
KTM has launched its 2013 range of motocross, enduro and mini bikes making it the first of the big manufacturers to draw in the annual new model specifications shootout...
 
 
 
Wed 16th May '12

New colour for Triumph Daytona 675

Bike News
Triumph has added yellow to the colour palette for their Daytona 675, with matching pin stripes on the wheels...
 
 
 
Wed 16th May '12

Could Audi's e-bike become a Ducati?

Bike News
As electric power increasingly blurs the line where bicycles end and motorcycles begin its a question that's not likely to go away soon, but since Audi is the new owner of Ducati it's latest concept bike is worth a look...
 
 
 
Tue 08th May '12

Rumour - Rossi to retire at end of 2012!

Motogp News
According to The Daily Telegraph, Valentino Rossi will retire at the end of 2012...
 
 
 
Tue 08th May '12

2012 Piaggio X10 350 Review

Bike Reviews
The new Italian flagship maxi-scooter   It's got the lines of an Italian supermodel's legs and we got the VIP treatment at a suave scooter launch with the Italian Embassy in Paris, serving as the runway...
 
 
 
Wed 02nd May '12

Rossi committed to Ducati

Motogp News
"Leave Ducati? I wouldn't even think of it. We have a contract in place, and I'll give my very best right up until the end...
 
 
 
Tue 24th Apr '12

Rossi will bounce back at Ducati

Bike News
Poncharal: "With the pressure and tension, I'm not at all certain that Rossi will leave Ducati...
 
 
 
Fri 20th Apr '12

Audi buys Ducati!

Bike News
Audi has officially confirmed that it has bought Ducati from its previous owners InvestIndustrial...
 
 
 
Fri 13th Apr '12

First Ride: Triumph Daytona 675R - Track Review

Bike Reviews
Triumph's top of the range Daytona on Bridgestone's new S20 tyres...   The Daytona 675R is about $1500 more expensive than the standard 675 but I think it should cost more...
 
 
 
Wed 11th Apr '12

Rossi: 'I can't ride this Ducati'

Motogp News
"I can't ride this bike, I can't make the difference" says Rossi   Under the spotlight of Qatar Valentino Rossi struggled to a lowly 10th place at the MotoGP season opener...
 
 
 
Wed 11th Apr '12

Honda tweaks popular PCX125

Bike News
Honda's PCX125 isn't just any scooter, it was Europe's largest selling powered two wheeler last year and that makes it well worth talking about...
 
 
 
Tue 10th Apr '12

MotoGP 2012: Qatar Race Results

Motogp News
JORGE LORENZO was victorious in the 2012 MotoGP season opener at Qatar, translating an incredible pole position into a win ahead of Dani Pedrosa and Casey Stoner...
 
 
 
Fri 30th Mar '12

Rossi: No miracle for Ducati at Qatar!!

Motogp News


Valentino Rossi says he cannot emulate Ferrari's F1 'miracle'

Ducati has been told not to expect any miracles by Valentino Rossi in the first round of the 2012 MotoGP season at Qatar...
 
 
 
Wed 28th Mar '12

Stoner ends Jerez test on top!!

Motogp News
Reigning MotoGP Champion stamps his authority ahead of the 2012 season!! Casey Stoner has continued his control of pre-season testing by ending the final winter test at Jerez on top of the timesheets...
 
 
 
Tue 27th Mar '12

New: AGV PistaGP helmet

Bike News
Rossi's Project 46 helmet detail   AGV have revolutionised the design method behind helmets, taking it to a new level with the PistaGP...
 
 
 
Mon 26th Mar '12

"The future" 25 years on...

Bike News
It didn't quite work out the way we expected...  

The wonder of the internet means documents that once could only have been found by rooting through reams of hidden paperwork or scrolling endless microfilm rolls are available to anyone who cares to look...
 
 
 
Thu 22nd Mar '12

Ducati Monster 1100 Diesel

Bike News


OK, so we'll come clean; it's not really a diesel-engined Ducati but an extension of the firm's sponsorship tie-in with the Diesel fashion brand to create a limited-edition version of the Monster 1100 Evo...
 
 
 
Tue 20th Mar '12

First Look - Rossi's Desmosedici GP12

Bike News


Ducati have revealed the new Desmosedici GP12 that Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden will campaign in the 2012 MotoGP season...
 
 
 
Mon 19th Mar '12

Forget Rossi replicas - buy Rossi's bike!!

Bike News
DUCATI is selling off an ex-Rossi 2011-spec Desmosedici GP11 and Casey Stoner's 2010 GP10 at RM Auction's Monaco sale in May...
 
 
 
Mon 05th Mar '12

2012 Zero DS Review 2012

Bike Reviews
An electric bike worth talking about... Electric motorcycles have just crossed a new threshold...
 
 
 
Mon 05th Mar '12

MotoGP News - Rossi: 'I expected to do better'

Bike News
Rossi ends three-day test at Sepang in 10th and a second behind Stoner

DESPITE making small improvements to the Ducati Desmosedici GP12, Valentino Rossi still ended the second test down in tenth and a second behind Casey Stoner...
 
 
 
Mon 05th Mar '12

This is what a Ducati 1199RS looks like...

Bike News
Twice the price of a Desmosedici RR!  

The first Ducati 1199RS models have arrived in the UK...
 
 
 
Thu 01st Mar '12

On-board with Stoner at Sepang - Video

Motogp News


Join the reigning MotoGP Champion for a blistering lap around Sepang       The story of MotoGP testing has so far seen Casey Stoner maintain his dominance on the Repsol Honda...
 
 
 
Thu 01st Mar '12

Listen up ladies: Rossi is single. Again.

Gossip
VALENTINO Rossi has broken up with Marwa Klebi his girlfriend of almost three years, according to various articles in the Italian press...
 
 
 
Thu 01st Mar '12

2012 Ducati 1199 Panigale Review - Video

Bike News, Bike Reviews
A game-changing sports bike from Italy
When a motorcycle company starts with a clean-sheet design, there are so many ways to go wrong...
 
 
 
Thu 01st Mar '12

2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Review - Video

Bike News, Bike Reviews
Making the Gixxer thou better than ever There's a reason why national superbike grids around the world are stacked with Suzuki GSX-R1000s...
 
 
 
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