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01

Oct

This Was Steve McQueen’s Nimbus Model C Motorcycle

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This was Steve McQueen’s Nimbus Model C motorcycle – an unusual and quite advanced bike from Denmark characterized by its inline-4 cylinder engine with a single overhead cam and the distinction of being one of the first motorcycles to be fitted with telescopic front forks.

Source: silodrome.com

What an iconic motorcycle!

24

Sep

Video: Secrets of the Triumph Moto2 765 explored 

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Next year Triumph will take over from Honda as engine supplier for Moto2, MotoGP’s feeder class. The UK firm are using a motor based on their Street Triple 765 powerplant, which has been tested over the last year in a highly-modified Daytona 765 chassis.

Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

10

Sep

Ducati unveil 2019 Scrambler 800

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Read about the full details from Ducati Scrambler, #Joyvolution, the land of joy is going to evolve in 2019.

Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

Thoughts on this new Ducati? 

08

Sep

#MotoGP | #SanMarinoGP

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Gran Premio Octo di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini
07 Sep – 09 Sep

Who will win this weekend?

 

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07

Sep

New BMW S1000RR. 

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BMW shocked the superbike establishment a decade ago when they launched the original BMW S1000RR. Now they’re about to do it all over again when they unveil next year’s version.

Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

Is this 2019’s top superbike?

04

Sep

New Ninja ZX-10R Gets More Power

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Kawasaki have updated the ZX-10R for 2019 with even more power in a bid to retain the World Superbike title, equipping it with a valvetrain that will allow it to rev harder, for longer.

But while this might be good for serious track riders and racers, don’t expect it to transform the bike’s on-road performance.

Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

Would you buy a Ninja? 

22

Aug

MotoGP: Michelin bring four options for Silverstone surface | MCN

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MotoGP sole tyre manufacturer Michelin will bring four options of tyres to this weekend’s British Grand Prix instead of the usual three, as they play it safe on a new surface on which they haven’t tested yet.

Lapping for the first time on the new asphalt laid specifically for MotoGP and unable to squeeze a test into the already-crowded calendar, Michelin boss Piero Taramasso says that with the extra option he’s confident that they’re prepared for all eventualities.

Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

Interesting from Michelin…

21

Aug

Cheltenham Festival of Bikes roars into action next month | MCN

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The 2018 Cheltenham Festival of Bikes is set to take place early next month, featuring a variety of bespoke and custom motorcycles, famous names and trade exhibitors.

Located at Cheltenham Town Hall between September 8 and 9, the event offers an exhibition of some of the finest custom and modified classic bikes the UK has to offer, ranging from café racers, to scooters and from choppers, to specialist one-offs.  

Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

Some Interesting motorcycles…

18

Aug

Spied! Will Ducati release a revamped Hypermotard for 2019? 

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This spy shot sugggests Ducati will release a revamped Hypermotard for 2019, with a new engine that paves the way for a major makeover of the Italian firm’s middleweight range. As well as what looks like a new motor, there’s refreshed styling and twin silencers with underseat exhausts.

While the Hypermotard isn’t one of the UK’s biggest sellers it is very popular in Europe and this bike is evidence that Ducati will continue with it into the next phase of Euro5 regulations, due to be introduced in 2020.

Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

What do you think?

 

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10

Aug

Roads: Cummins completes first 134mph lap at this year’s Ulster GP | MCN

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It was another seriously fast practice session at the Ulster Grand Prix, with Manxman Conor Cummins posting the first 134mph lap of the meeting to take pole in the Superbike catagory with a time of 3:18.631 ahead of Silicone Engineering Kawasaki rider Dean Harrison.

Simths Racing’s Peter Hickman crossed the line in third place, despite falling foul of technical difficulties during the session.

With the sun shining over Dundrod, riders were able to take full advantage of the dry conditions, ahead of this afternoon’s opening races and wetter weather, with the vast majority of participants improving their times from Wednesday, across all classes.

Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

Thoughts on the Ulster GP?