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Recall: New Suzuki GSX-S models
Suzuki has issued a recall of the new GSX-S1000 and GSX-S1000F models over an issue with the radiator hose. The recall affects 174 bikes in the UK and has been instigated due to a radiator hose clearance concern.  Suzuki UK said: ‘Despite no reported issues in the UK, customer safety and...
John Hopkins prepares for return to BSB with Ducati
  Former British Superbike Championship runner-up John Hopkins is preparing for his return to the series riding a Ducati Panigale at Brands Hatch this weekend. The former MotoGP and World Superbike Championship star will race for the Lloyds British Moto Rapido Ducati squad in place of...
Teenager handcuffed to police motorcycle and forced to run
A Dutch teenager was handcuffed to a police motorcycle and then forced to run alongside to the nearest station after giving the police officer a false identity. A video shot by locals in the centre of Almere, Netherlands, shows the 13-year-old boy running in order to keep up. According to...
Channel 4 release trailer for Guy Martin's land speed record attempt
Channel 4 has released a trailer for Guy Martin and Triumph's world record attempt, where Guy will do his best to break the motorcycle land speed record. The programme will air in September and show Guy attempt to break the current 366mph record in a 1000hp Triumph streamliner powered by two...
Yamaha recalls WR250X and WR250R
  Yamaha is recalling certain 2008-2011 WR250X and 2008-2015 WR250R models because of a faulty electrical system. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the insulation on the stator coil in the alternator may become damaged, causing a short circuit. This could...
Road rage driver is taught a lesson
Watch the moment a driver gets out of his car and starts aiming a lot of road rage at a biker and his girlfriend pillion. The driver repeatedly attempts to punch the rider, and even pushes his girlfriend, before losing his footing and ending up in a chokehold on the tarmac. The altercation...
Recall: KTM 1290 Super Duke R
KTM is recalling the 2014 1290 Super Duke R over a potential fuel leak issue.   According to Transport Canada, the threaded inserts that attach the fuel overflow pipe to the fuel tank may leak due to ‘an irregularity in the coating process’ - the leaking fuel is then a potential fire...
Crash victim’s motorcycle stolen as he laid injured
A teenager who crashed into a car had his motorcycle stolen from the scene as he laid in the road suffering from serious injuries. The man, who collided with a stationary Land Rover in Epsom, Surrey, was laying at the scene of the accident when his red and white ‘Rockstar’ livery motocross...
30th Anniversary Suzuki GSX-R1000 revealed
Suzuki has revealed a 30th Anniversary edition of its GSX-R1000 superbike finished in a paint scheme that harks back to the original 1985 750cc model. The bike was unveiled at yesterday’s German MotoGP event and will be available in the UK from November. Price is yet to be revealed but we...
Why you shouldn't high-five a motorbike
There are many, many, maaaany reasons why attempting to high-five a motorcycle is a terrible idea. Here's one of those reasons...