Category: Motorcycles

Here It Is, The Norton V4 RR Superbike

It has been a long time coming for the Norton V4 RR, but the British firm has finally debuted its 1,200cc, 72° V4-powered, 200hp superbike. The actual machine looks pretty close to its concept sketches, which in turn are based closely to Norton’s TT race bike. Norton has made a pretty stout machine, with the…



Can Crutchlow get more HRC support?

The only rider to score more points than Cal Crutchlow in the last eight races is newly crowned triple MotoGP champion Marc Marquez. Crutchlow, who scored just 20 points in the opening eight races, has pulled in 121 points in the eight races since – including two race wins and four podiums. Marquez has scored…



Crutchlow wins Australian MotoGP

British road racer Cal Crutchlow has scored a big win after holding his nerve in a critical finish at the Phillip Island Australian MotoGP. The LCR Honda rider started second behind pole-sitter Marc Marquez, but took over the lead when the newly crowned world champion crashed out with 18 laps to go. Nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi (Movistar…



Marquez takes pole for Australian MotoGP

Marc Marquez has claimed pole for the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix while Jack Miller will start from a personal best fifth on the grid. With the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit remaining wet for Q1 after a downpour which saw Free Practice 4 halted for nearly 30 minutes, all 11 riders started the first quarter-hour…



Crutchlow: Miller should have replaced Pedrosa

Cal Crutchlow thought his former MotoGP team-mate Jack Miller was the “natural call” to replace injured factory Honda rider Dani Pedrosa in the Australian Grand Prix, rather than Nicky Hayden. Pedrosa crashed last Friday at Motegi, breaking his right collarbone, and has been replaced at Phillip Island by 2006 world champion Hayden. While Pedrosa is…



Australian Jack Miller’s Wins Dutch MotoGP

They reckon you’re no good? Prove them wrong. They reckon you’re too slow? Prove them wrong. They reckon you’re too young? Prove them wrong. They reckon you’re unworthy of the company you are keeping? Prove them wrong. They reckon you’re the village idiot? Prove them wrong. A textbook Townsville revhead roared to the chequered flag…



1928 Indian 101 Scout

The Indian 101 Scout is remembered by many as the greatest motorcycle that Indian ever made. It was developed by Charles B. Franklin – an Irish-born American immigrant who had also designed the previous Scout, and who earlier in his career had been part of the Indian Motorcycle racing team that won 1st, 2nd, and…



Stoner reunited with Ducati at Sepang

Casey Stoner returned to the track today on the Ducati Desmosedici GP of the Ducati Team at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia. It was a welcome return for the Australian rider, two-time MotoGP World Champion, who had not ridden a Ducati since the Valencia round in 2010. Stoner completed a total of 54 laps…



1948 Indian Chief

There aren’t many motorcycles that can top this one for sheer beauty. The classic lines of an original Indian with its sweeping fenders is a thing to behold, and this one looks immaculate. This is a beautifully restored 1948 Indian Chef with no expense spared. It is also a matching number motorcycle which makes it…



Miller Breaks his Right Leg in Training Accident

Moto GP star Jack Miller has broken his right tibia and fibula in a training accident at Bellpuig motocross track in Spain. The Marc VDS rider underwent surgery to stabilise the two fractures with compression plates and screws, with the surgeon confirming the procedure’s success. Miller is yet to be confirmed for the first MotoGP…