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May’s news in brief

Here at Insidebikes we aim to give you all the latest biking news from the UK in Ireland when it happens. Despite the coronavirus ‘lockdown’ there’s been plenty going on, and here is a round up of some of the smaller stories you may have missed from the...

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Made to measure: are Honda’s CB500 models are the most focused motorbikes you can buy today?

All modern motorcycles are built for a purpose. Sports bikes are designed to go as fast as possible around a race track, tourers are meant to go for miles and miles on end with comfort and style, while good scooters get you around town quickly and...

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Gearing up for a track day

If you ride a motorcycle on the road it’s very unlikely that you’ve ridden your bike to its limit and reached its true performance. Take Yamaha’s MT-07 for example, which isn’t classed as a performance motorcycle, yet its 689cc engine produces 74bhp and...

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Iconic Bikes: Ducati Desmosedici RR

Prior to July 2007, motorcycle fans across the globe had never seen anything like the Ducati Desmosedici RR, the first true MotoGP race bike replica available to buy for anyone with enough money (£40k to be exact) and which could be ridden on the road....

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Barry Sheene’s Daytona crash: 45 years on

It has been 45 years since Barry Sheene’s famous career-threatening injury at the Daytona 200 in 1975. Back then, the Daytona 200 was one of the biggest dates on the motorcycle racing calendar and there was even a film crew there making a documentary...

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The history of the BMW GS

It may feel like there’s a BMW GS model on every street corner these days, such is the sales domination the R1200GS model has had in markets such as the UK over the past decade and more. It wasn’t always like this. When the first BMW R80 G/S model was...

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Deciphering different types of motorcycle helmet you can buy today

Ride a motorcycle and you’ll need a crash helmet. The fact that it’s the only piece of personal protection equipment mandated by law tells you everything you need to know. It’s the single most important piece of safety equipment for any motorcyclist, but...

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Iconic Bikes: Ducati Paso 750

Ducati has created many classic designs. From the 750SS of the 1970s, to the 916 of the 1990s, through the limited edition Desmosedici and even today’s V4 Panigales, but the Paso is an intriguing and often overlooked model, which provided a bridge between...

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Is this the Ducati Scrambler of the future?

This futuristic Ducati Scrambler concept design is the winning entry in an official Ducati Design Center competition. The bike is the work of student designer Peter Harkins, who studies at the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, California and was...

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Triumph introduces limited edition Scrambler Bond Edition

Never ones to miss out on a celebrity endorsement, Brit bike brand Triumph has announced a limited edition run of 250 ‘Bond Editions’ of its top-spec Scrambler 1200XE. Triumph is an ‘official partner’ for the upcoming 007 movie, No Time To Die, which is...

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How to convert a road bike into a race bike

For three quarters of the year, we watch racers and their teams squeeze every bit of performance out of their bikes to gain a tenth of a second here and a hundredth there, in order to achieve the best possible lap time. So, what makes a racing motorcycle...

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Coronavirus lockdown: How to strip and deep clean your motorcycle

Government advice in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic has restricted the use of vehicles to nothing except for ‘essential’ travel or travelling to and from a place of work. For many of us on two wheels, this means we haven’t been able to go for a...

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