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Jan 13

Documentary / TT Legends / ITV4 / 4th Feb

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TT Legends is a new eight-part documentary, to be broadcast on British television station ITV4, following a team of legendary motorcycle racers throughout the 2012 season. Gaucho Productions was granted exclusive access to the Honda TT Legends team as they took on some of the world’s toughest ’bike races. From Japan to Germany and from Le Mans to the Isle of Man, the documentary follows these ordinary men doing extraordinary things. Continue reading →


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Jan 13

Video / 2013 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R 636 vs The Isle of Man

Experience the thrill of riding the 2013 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R 636 from the rider’s seat. Gear up and ride along as it takes on the world’s ultimate proving grounds for two-wheel performance: The Isle of Man. Continue reading →


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Jan 13

All-terrain Bikes / Surly Moonlander

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You know by now that Surly’s Moonlander picks up where Pugsley left off. The phat bike accomodates staggeringly wide 4.7″ tyres on 100mm rims; such a large footprint allows you to ride them at very low pressure, and like a snowshoe enables even greater traction and float over all kinds of terrain…wet stuff, roots, rocks, pebbles, gravel, sand, and many types of snow. Continue reading →


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Jan 13

Photo of the Day / Casual Kneeslider

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As if the upside down lettering ain’t cool enough! This is also probably a good way to add that ‘grunge look’ to your favorite pair of denims.


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Jan 13

How To / Get the proper helmet fit

If you’re in perpetual confusion as to how to get your helmet to fit right, Bruce Porter of Arai Helmet Americas explains.


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Jan 13

Racing / Repsol Honda reveal new MotoGP bikes

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Repsol Honda recently held the official launch for their all-Spanish MotoGP team in Madrid, with veteran Dani Pedrosa and rookie Marc Marquez showing off the new livery. Anyhow, nothing out of the ordinary here, with the graphics dominated by the orange and red colours of Repsol, with clothing sponsor Gas the only other company given prominent placement on the fairing. Continue reading →


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Jan 13

Lifestyle / Video Head Helmet Cam

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If you think helmet cams are a bit awkward, then Video Head helmets ought to do the trick with their built-in cameras. What it essentially does is relocate the action camera from its perch on top of the helmet to the inside, where it’s easier to access. Continue reading →


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Jan 13

Aprilia reveals 2013 RSV4 APRC ABS SBK Special Edition

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To celebrate its WSBK-winning performance last year, Aprilia is coming out with a limited-edition sportsbike, the 2013 RSV4 APRC ABS SBK Special Edition. Based on the 2013 RSV4 Factory APRC, it will boast a new variation of Brembo’s monobloc caliper, with the hardware linked to a newly designed Bosch-sourced multi-mode ABS system. Continue reading →


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Jan 13

Custom / Time Bomb 45 Magnum / BREW Bikes

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Built by Steve Garn of BREW Bikes, the Time Bomb 45 Magnum is a tribute to Randy Smith, the first engine builder to mate a Bit Twin top end to a set of Flathead cases back in the Seventies. While the idea was to incorporate Randy’s core philosophies, Steve actually went further during the build process. Continue reading →


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Jan 13

Racing / Rea and Haslam complete Jerez test

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Jonathan Rea and Leon Haslam have completed a two-day test at Jerez in Spain, their first track outing in the new Pata Honda World Superbike livery and the final European winter test for the team.

The team used its second test at Jerez – new to the World Superbike championship calendar for the 2013 season – to concentrate on the new electronics package that is being developed from Honda’s MotoGP project. Continue reading →