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2020 MotoGP calendar revealed

After months off, affected by the global Covid-19 pandemic, MotoGP has announced a 13 event race calendar starting next month. The series is set to take place at eight European circuits, with back-to-back rounds at five of them and no fans expected to be...

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Iconic Bikes: Vespa

In today’s current climate, scooters are arguably the easiest, safest, cheapest and most convenient mode of powered transport there is, especially around town. You can easily filter through traffic, they’re kind on the wallet thanks to their fuel...

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The power of three

Although most commonly associated with Triumph these days, the history of the three-cylinder engine goes all the way back to 1932 and Moto Guzzi’s 500cc triple. The Tre Cilindri was born out of the need to produce more power and achieve less vibration...

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Cult Classics: BMW C1

Back in the 1920s, an unconventional motorcycle named the Mauser Monotrace was built. It had a wheel at the front and at the rear like a normal motorcycle, but it had doors, car-like seats, a semi-circular steering wheel and stabilisers either side of the...

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Can you earn a living from working on motorbikes?

If you’re keen on working on motorcycles for a living, there are many different jobs out there, but what do they all entail? Here are just a few…   Mechanic Being a mechanic in the motorcycle industry is arguably the biggest job going. They do everything...

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Top of the (superbike) Flops

Among the glamour and skilled racing in the World Superbike championship there have been some stunningly successful racing motorcycles. The Ducati 916 is perhaps the most iconic of all those that have raced in the WSB championship since it first kicked...

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New Ducati Hypermotard 950 RVE is loud and in your face

No one could ever accuse Ducati’s Hypermotard of being subtle but the newly announced Hypermotard 950 RVE is particularly loud with its in your face graffiti graphics. Based on the 2019 Hypermotard 950 Concept shown at last year’s Concorso d’Eleganza...

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Triumph launch all-new model (and it’s not even a motorbike!)

Triumph has gone back to its roots and announced that it will start building bicycles again, almost 90 years after selling off its bicycle division to Raleigh. Like many motorcycle manufacturers, the then Coventry based company started out building...

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Iconic bikes: BMW R90S

Just as the BMW S1000RR superbike has done a huge amount of work to change the image of the German company since it was launched in 2009, the R90S did exactly the same back in the 1970s. Before the S1000RR superbike smashed its way into the superbike...

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Understanding your motorcycle engine oil

Motorcycle oil is hands down the most important component in your motorcycle’s engine. The main job of the oil is to keep your engine lubricated, stopping metal to metal contact, and running as it should, but how many of us know exactly what we’re putting...

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Top five… cheap as chips new scooters to get you to work

More and more Brits are discovering the benefits of commuting by scooter. With prices starting at less than £2000 and monthly deals working out less than a bus pass for some, a scooter can be a fun and practical way to get to work each day. Small mopeds...

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Top 10… German motorcycle brands (that aren’t BMW)

Think of a German motorcycle brand and chances are that there’s only one name that will come to mind. Yes, BMW Motorrad is the only mainstream motorbike manufacturer from Germany these days, but it wasn’t always that way. Just as Britain had a whole host...

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