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Top Five of 2013: Bikes

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.
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People, places, motorbike races – 20 questions with Jim Scaysbrook

Old Bike magazine editor Jim Scaysbrook’s new book is pretty special, and here’s why.

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Motorsport Retro Films Episode 1: VMX – A lifelong passion

Motorsport Retro is proud to introduce you to our latest project – Motorsport Retro Films.

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Video: Jean’s Story – sidecar passenger

Being the daredevil passenger, leaning out of a motorcycle sidecar outfit at 160km/h, was not how dress-cutter Jean Kilpatrick saw her future when she left Melbourne with her racer boyfriend Ray Foster late in 1958.

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Best of Goodwood FoS: Top 15 videos from 2013

The Goodwood Festival of Speed turned 20 on the weekend, here are our top 15 videos from the event.

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 …

Gyronaut x1

Video: Gyronaut X-1 Trailer – The World’s Fastest Motorcycle

“This motorcycle has logged more miles and more time above 200 miles per hour than any other motorcycle in history.”
The Gyronaut X-1 took motorcycle streamlining and aerodynamics to its 1966 xenith when Robert Leppan drove it twenty miles …


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 …

500cc Grand Prix rider for Team Honda

Interview: Jeff Leisk

Jeff Leisk deserves legend status in off-road racing, as the first Australian rider to win a world motocross Grand Prix and as runner-up in the 1989 world 500 motocross championship. He retired from motocross at …