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The insanity of Laverda’s V6 Superbike

Laverda started out in 1950 with a humble single piston 75cc four stroke – however history would see them remembered for something much more substantial.

Max Biaggi

Two Wheels, Twenty Years and Six Championships: Max Biaggi on Racing

After more than twenty years spent racing on two wheels, bagging four 250cc World Championship titles and two Superbike World Championships along the way, Max Biaggi retired from racing last year having just snuck by Tom Sykes …

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Video: Concept 90 bike celebrates 90 years of BMW Motorrad

“This bike is about heart and soul and garage spirit. This bike is all about emotion.” Ola Stenegard – BMW Motorrad

barry sheene

Video: Barry Sheene ‘This is your life’

“World motorcycle racing champion, Barry Sheen M.B.E, this is your life.”
A young, surprised, and slightly bashful Barry Sheene beams as he is introduced to the classic television show, which goes on to tell his story …

1970 Guazzoni 50cc Production Racing Motorcycle

Top 5: Awesome bikes from Bonhams’ Paris sale

Bonhams’ Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais auction was held in Paris at The Grand Palais last week, and put a stunning collection of classic bikes up for auction. Here are some of our favourites.

Britten 1000

Video: MCN Ride the Britten V1000

“It was a bespoke, beautiful, stunning, fast bike. And today I’m going to get the opportunity to ride it. Dreams do come true.”

Carl Fogarty

Video: Four-time World Superbike Champion, Carl Fogarty

A legend on two wheels, and funny with it!
Carl Fogarty: Super quick, four-time Wold Superbike Champion in an extremely honest interview from Sportsvibe. The guy is a star; humble, confident and funny.

1977 Bathurst Bike Program

Memorabilia: Bathurst Bike Programs

Bathurst’s famous Mt Panorama has hosted motorcycle racing from 1938 until 1994. But most fans remember the late 1970s and early 1980s and the infamous riots of 1981 – 1985. There programs celebrate what the …

Carl Fogarty

Trailer: Superbikes! When Britain Ruled The World

British fans look out for a documentary on ITV4 HD on July 4 called Superbikes! When Britain Ruled The World. The film looks back at the rivalry between Carl Fogarty, Scott Russell, Anthony Gobert and …

Mal-Campbell-Honda-RC30-1988

Interview: Mal Campbell

Mal Campbell has been there and done it all, and still does it in Historic Period 5 racing. Riding for Team Honda in Australia and for HRC he rode all manner of machines, including factory …

Ducati 996

For Sale: Troy Bayliss’ 1999 Ducati 996 RS

This sublime 1999 Ducati 996, ridden by three-time World Superbike Champion Troy Bayliss to victory in the British Superbike Championship, is up for sale at Classic Motorbikes.

Britten V1000-1995

Video: Britten V1000 Racing Motorcycle

The Britten V1000 is a hand-built racing motorcycle built and designed John Britten and his mates, mostly in his home in New Zealand. Exotic, innovative and stunning, it went on to win around the world, …