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Marc Márquez and Dani Pedrosa In Thrilling Head-To-Head Race
Honda Repsol HRC Team MotoGP stars Marc Márquez and Dani Pedrosa go head to head in their latest challenge on the most high octane set of wheels you can imagine. 
Ducati 1299 Panigale R Final Edition Revealed
A tribute to the legendary twin-cylinder engine that had the most wins in SBK World Championship history, the Ducati 1299 Panigale R Final Edition is a beastly 209 hp* Superquadro 1299 engine fit with racing components in a Panigale R chassis. More than just an eye catching paint job the Final...
Z1 Styled Retro Kawasaki Z900RS In The Works?
Nearly all the top bike brands have released a retro line in the past couple of years, but Kawasaki's response to market demand for traditionally styled machines hasn't been quite so speedy of yet. Other than the genuinely traditional and recently-discontinued W650 and W800, they've stayed...
Sportsbike Shootout with Fast Bikes Magazine
  On this episode of Bike World we're in Portimão for the Fast Bikes Sportbike of the year test. Yamaha R1, Yamaha R6, Ducati Panigale 1299S, Honda Fireblade SP, Kawasaki ZX-10R, Aprilia RSV4, BMW S1000RR, and the Suzuki GSX-R1000R all fight it out to be top bike.8 of the best Sportsbikes,...
France To 'Ban All Petrol And Diesel Vehicles By 2040'
In a move that further progresses the eventual death of the traditional combustion engine, France's new environment minister has announced plans to ban all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040. Nicolas Hulot made the announcement as part of a series of measures President Emmanuel Macron's...
Husqvarna Production Shifts To KTM's Partner Bajaj
With the forthcoming Svartpilen and Vitpile 401 Husqvarna bikes, the oldest motorcycle company in the world will work with Bajaj in a move that makes use of their current partnership with KTM. Bajaj has a 48% stake in KTM which owns Husqvarna. By bringing Husqvarna into the partnership, Bajaj...
Cruiser Rider Crashes After Death Wobble On California Highway
  This video showing a cruiser rider losing control after a series of death wobbles is just another example of why you should listen to your bike if you feel something is off. The rider had reportedly experienced the shaking front end several times before he span out of control, according...
Coming This Week
On the next episode of Bike World we've been out to Portimão with the Fast Bikes guys for their Sportsbike of the year shootout.  Catch all of the action on MotorsportTV.  SKY Channel 447, Virgin 545 at 7.30pm. YouTube: Bike World YouTube Page  
KTM 1290 Super Duke R Sets New Pike's Peak Record
Chris Fillmore takes the KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R into the record books, claiming an ouright motorcycle record on the iconic Broadmoor Pike's Peak International Hill Climb. The Super Duke was prepped for the race with readily available KTM PowerParts for the Two Wheel and Heavyweight...
All-Electric Support Class Coming to MotoGP in 2019?
Dorna boss Carmelo Ezpeleta confirms an all-electric MotoGP support class, with plans set in motion for early 2019. Unlike it's four wheel companions, electric bike racing hasn't had quite the same support or development as FIA Formula E championship, bar the Isle of Man TT Zero electric race...