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The End Of Grid Girls? Banned From The Formula 1 2018 World Championship
There's bad news afoot for fans of grid girls. Formula 1 has announced they will no longer use grid girls from the start of the 2018 World Championship season, which begins 25th March. Sean Bratches, managing director of commercial operations, said the change would be made "so as to be more in...
Road Police Chief Demands Fines For Driving 1mph Over The Speed Limit
  Chief Constable Anthony Bangham has called for an end to the 10 per cent 'buffer' on speeding, saying that the days of 'soft' treatment have come to an end and drivers should stop 'whingeing' if they are caught. Britain's road policing chief said motorists should be punished for speeding...
Honda Works The High Street With Forever 21 And 80s Raceway Inspired Threads
  It's not uncommon for motorcycle manufacturers to partner with high end fashion brands to create their own looks. Triumph did it with Barbour, Diesel with Ducati, but, even so, this one is a little bizarre. In a new collaboration, Honda have partnered with US high street retailer, Forever...
KTM Issues Worldwide Recall Over Brembo FRONT BRAKE Issue On Duke Models
KTM has announced an international recall affecting a number of models in its Duke range over a potential fault that could result in front brake failure. The fault comes from a potential weakness in the Brembo master cylinder piston, which could make it liable to crack under heavy braking, KTM...
Suzuki GSX-R1000 Gets 2018 MotoGP Livery
Suzuki has unveiled its new MotoGP livery for the 2018 season, and with it a new replica paint scheme for its award-winning GSX-R1000R and GSX-R1000. The new livery was showcased at a preseason MotoGP test in Sepang, Malaysia and introduces a stealthy black line to the usual yellow details on...
KTM Reveal Limited Edition Track Focused RC 390 R With Supersport 300 Kit
KTM have introduced a limited edition, track focused "R" version of their popular street supersport, the RC390. With only 500 units being put into production overall, the RC390 R is armed with hardware upgrades from the READY TO RACE Supersport 300 competition kit, and combined with the...
London Mayor Urges Manufacturers To Make Bikes Harder To Steal
LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan has urged motorcycle manufacturers to increase measures to "design out" motorcycle theft. The Mayor shared his opinions with several manufacturers including representatives from Honda, Suzuki, Yamaha, BMW and Piaggio in a meeting at City Hall centred around moped...
Triumph Announce Pricing Of New Bonneville Speedmaster
Triumph has announced UK pricing for the new Bonneville Speedmaster, starting at £11, 650 for the standard Jet Black tank. Fork out an extra £125 and you can get the Cranberry Red tank, or £300 for the Jet Black/Fusion White tanks. The Bonneville Speedmaster takes the bones of Triumph's...
The Ducati Panigale V4 Is Arriving In European Dealerships
The hotly anticipated, and wildly expensive Panigale V4 is expanding through Ducati's network of dealerships.  Production of the Bologna-built superbike began back in mid-November and is already running at full capacity. Before the end of 2017 about 500 motorcycles had already been...
UK Motorcycle Registrations Hit A New Low For End Of 2017
MOTORCYCLE sales have continued a downward trend towards the end of 2017. Figures from the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA) revealed that total new motorcycles registrations dropped a staggering 51.3% in December compared to the same month in 2016. Looks like the cold spells are really...