Life of a racer… Blog 9!

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at 03:13pm September 19 2016
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We’re coming into the closing stages of the season now, and it’s about time I pulled my finger out. Yeah, we got points two rounds on the trot but with 2017 starting to loom over us, we need some REALLY good results before the final chequered flag drops at Brands Hatch in October. So how […]

The life of a racer… Blog 8!

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at 04:19pm September 5 2016
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Past the halfway point in the season, and it’s really time to pull the finger out now. We had a decent time at Thruxton onboard the Freeman Harris Solicitors Ducati 899, but in order to keep that momentum up, we need to keep on racking in that feeling. So after a little morning test to […]

British MotoGP: Alex Lowes gallery!

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at 02:20pm September 5 2016
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It’s fair to say that the British Grand Prix was pretty special. Okay it wasn’t quite a fairytale for the Brits in Moto2 and Moto3, but we were hugely impressed with the lads in MotoGP. Firstly, a massive hats off to Cal Crutchlow. What an incredible ride, and he is absolutely buzzing full of confidence […]

MV Agusta unveil the F4Z… Beauty or beast?

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at 02:49pm September 1 2016
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So MV Agusta have finally pulled the covers of the F4Z, after teasing us for so long, and we aren’t sure what to make of it… Crafted for Chantilly Arts & Elegance show 2016, the legendary Italian firm have worked with Zagato, who specialise in creating some pretty special one off’s for some important customers. […]

British MotoGP special – Interactive map of Silverstone!

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at 02:39pm September 1 2016
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To celebrate the arrival of the MotoGP circus on  British soil, we’ve managed to get hold of a fully-functional infographic  for all your viewing needs. You can hover over any piece of the 3.194 mile GP circuit to get an authentic riders view from some of the most famous corners in the world, which the […]

Make meatballs, win BSB passes!

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at 06:19pm August 27 2016
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We here at Fast Bikes heard that Tuesday just gone (yup, August 23rd) was Swedish Meatballs day. It’s true! Go check it out! With this in mind we heard that the British Superbike paddock’s very own Swede – Filip Backlund – made his own Swedish meatballs on the run-up to this Bank Holiday weekend’s event […]

Backlund aiming high at Cadwell

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at 10:59pm August 24 2016
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Following on from the misfortune of a big crash at Brands Hatch which ended the weekend, Filip Backlund is looking to make amends this weekend at Cadwell Park. After stuffing himself with meatballs in celebration of ‘The day of the Swedish meatball’ on the 23rd August, the Quattro Plant Cool-Milk Kawasaki rider has been training […]

WIN £3,000 Worth of Biking Goodies With Devitt Insurance!

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at 02:58pm August 9 2016
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Wow, is this a mega prize worth winning. Devitt Insurance has put together an amazing bundle of biking bits and related pieces of kit that will make this your best biking summer ever (if you win it).   There’s only ONE winning bundle, all of the kit will go to ONE lucky person. Devitt has […]

The life of a racer… Blog 7!

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at 03:32pm July 28 2016
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So a huge crash and engine blow up down already this year, we got ourselves together for the next (and fastest) round on the calendar: Thruxton. Thankfully, after Donington we managed to get the bike straight up to Wilf and the team at Moto Rapido, who worked their wonders on getting the old girl ship […]

The life of a racer… Blog 6!

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at 03:45pm July 25 2016
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WE FOUND IT. After chasing our tails all weekend at Brands, we finally found what makes all the difference in getting that sweet spot on the bike. Two inches of foam on the tank, which pushes me back and completely changes my riding position. Mad isn’t it? So with that, and a tonne of exercise […]

The life of a racer… Blog 5!

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at 03:05pm July 25 2016
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Okay, we survived Silverstone. By the skin of our teeth but we did it! We now had a bit of time to regroup now, before the home round at Brands Hatch. This meant all the necessary prep; finally getting hold of a (ridiculously expensive) tank from Italy, getting new pegs and bars, and generally bringing […]

SBK16: Bringing the world of Superbikes to your phone and tablet…

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at 12:41pm July 21 2016
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Italian developer Digital tales launches the SBK16 Official video game today, bringing the 2016 Motul FIM Superbike World Championship right to your fingertips. So who wants to be a World Superbike champ? The third instalment of the World Superbike app features every single bike and track from the current season, meaning you can go and […]

Fast Bikes – Latest Issue Out Now

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at 05:26am July 19 2016
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Fast Bikes in in the shops (and the digital shops, too) so rush out now! So what’s in it? And there we were thinking two strokes had died their death decades ago. One man, Eskil Suter, thought not, and after conceiving a project in his head he’s seen it through into reality with the magnificent […]

MOTUL JOINS FORCES WITH THE INTERNATIONAL DIRT BIKE SHOW

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at 12:57pm July 1 2016
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LEADING European oil and lubricant specialist Motul is to be the official partner of the 2016 International Dirt Bike Show, the two parties have announced. The manufacturer has teamed up with the premier indoor off-road motorcycle exhibition as it reveals the launch of 13 new bespoke products for the dirt bike market. Motul brand manager […]

Fast Bikes – Out Now!

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at 06:16pm June 20 2016
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Fast Bikes is 25 years old. Yes, it’s hard to believe that the accountants, insurance companies, health and safety executives or law enforcers haven’t pulled the shutter down on this most enthusiastic of ventures – but it’s true. We’re growing old disgracefully, and as such this month’s mag is a celebration of all things Fast […]

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