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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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Top Five of 2013: Galleries

Gallery: 2013 F1 cars wearing retro liveries

Images: Matt Hillman
Take a look at these eight amazing retro renderings, which demonstrate what the Formula 1 racers of today might look like if there were to wear the …

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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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Who is the greatest ever Moto GP rookie?

Marc Marquez is the first rookie to win the premier-class world motorcycle championship since Kenny Roberts in 1978. Both won in epic seasons, where the battle went down to the final race.

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Video: Things heat up between Doohan and Criville following crash

Taken from the pits of Eastern Creek raceway following the 1996 Australian MotoGP, this terrific video shows the moment when Mick Doohan and Alex Criville collide on track, and then more interesting – what was …

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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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Photo Gallery: “The Man” makes history at Laguna Seca

It was The Man’s 285th time at attacking a circuit in racing anger. It was The Man’s 225th start of a MotoGP race. It was The Man’s 181st Podium. It was The Man’s 145th MotoGP …

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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 Documentary: The Unrideables

Enjoy this fascinating documentary recalling one of the greatest eras in motorcycle racing history. The Unrideables tells the tale of the legendary riders of 500cc Grand Prix bikes of the 1980s.

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Video: Celebrating Jarno Saarinen

“I think there are many people who will never get so many good memories in all their life”
Here is another cracker video from Antti Kalhola celebrating the life of the legendary 1972 250cc World Champions, …