MotoGP. The Doctor might be back, but is Marquez the future? – Motorbike Racing

As we can see by the results sheets The Doctor is back. He’s recently had three podiums on the trot. Including a win at Assen. But The Doctor was ‘away’ for quite some time! The Italian started racing in MotoGP with Respol Honda back in 2002. Eleven years on, we now have Marquez starting his … Continue reading “MotoGP. The Doctor might be back, but is Marquez the future? – Motorbike Racing”

The Best Selling Bike In The World (and you’ve never even heard of it!)

So, what do you reckon the best selling motorcycle in the world is these days? BMW GS? Fireblade? One of those 125s that are increasingly popular in the UK, like a Honda CBR125 or Yamaha YZF-R125? If you said any of the above then you are not even close. India’s biggest selling motorbike While BMW … Continue reading “The Best Selling Bike In The World (and you’ve never even heard of it!)”

Racing from behind the fence – Part 2 – Being a brolly dolly

In the first part of this post, you read about my experiences about being behind the fence watching motorcycle racing at my local circuit as well as my thoughts on marshalls and the sense of community within the paddock and fans. In this second part, I will talk you through my experiences as part of … Continue reading “Racing from behind the fence – Part 2 – Being a brolly dolly”

The Bluffers Guide to… Ducati – Some Facts About Ducatis

The name Ducati conjures up images of sexy red sports bikes and Carl Fogarty’s dominance of the World Superbike Championship in the 1990s, but it wasn’t always like that. He’s some knowledge on the Bologna company that’s gone from making radios to creating some of the most desirable and iconic motorcycles on the road today. … Continue reading “The Bluffers Guide to… Ducati – Some Facts About Ducatis”

The Bluffers Guide to… Kawasaki – Some Facts About Kawasakis

Of all the Japanese brands, it seems that Kawasaki has the most loyal and hardcore following. The ‘Big K’ built a reputation in the 1970s for producing the most brutish and powerful bikes in the class. From the Z1 of 1972 to the ZZR1100 that defined the 90s, a ‘Big Z’ was the ultimate status … Continue reading “The Bluffers Guide to… Kawasaki – Some Facts About Kawasakis”