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TT: Dunlop eases to Supersport victory

Michael Dunlop dominated the opening Supersport race on the Isle of Man. WIth the race being delayed because of rain, what should have been a morning race became an afternoon on drying roads for the Supersport competitors. Not that this mattered to Michael Dunlop at all. After briefly...

Rider smashes record with 13 hour-long wheelie

Masaru Abe covers over 500km during 13 hour one-wheel record. The previous record for the longest, continuous wheelie was by another Japanese rider, Yasuyuki Kudo in 1991; he managed to travel over 331 km to achieve his record. Earlier this week however, Abe obliterated what was already an...

MotoGP Qatar Review: Rise of the Young Guns

If there’s one thing we already know about 2017, it’s that MotoGP hasn’t lost its ability to surprise us. But for me, there are two standout performances that need to be talked about before anything else; Johann Zarco and Aleix Espargaro. Zarco’s move up into the premier class...

Maverick – Up there with the best of the best!

Can you tell that we’re just a little bit excited about this year’s MotoGP season? From the people who last year brought your ‘The Dogtor‘ actual dog t-shirt (yes, really!) and the Lorenzo ‘massive cojones‘ shirt, may we now present you with the most obvious movie/MotoGP mash-up in...

MotoGP Qatar Preview: Riders Ready!

If the start of 2016 was about the rules, then 2017 begins with the riders. While the regulations have stayed largely unchanged since last season, a number of riders took part in a grid shuffle after the season finale in Valencia. The highest profile move was undoubtedly Jorge...