10 MT-10 Facts

at 07:51am May 11 2016

We’re back from the launch of the Yamaha MT-10, and boy have we got a report for you to read in the next issue. But before that we thought we’d furnish you with ten quick facts about then MT-10. 1.  It uses the R1’s motor. Well, most of it. Yamaha claims it changed 40 per […]

Fast Bikes – Out Now!

at 01:48pm May 10 2016

It’s not all fancy launches, spanking new bikes and sunshine at Fast Bikes. In fact, there’s nothing we like more than getting some cracking used bikes and heading out to our favourite local roads. That’s what we did this month, choosing four classic machines – that have surprisingly un-classic price tags. Whether it was a […]

Experience the excitement – World Ducati Week 2016 is coming up!

at 05:41pm May 9 2016

Celebrating 90 years as a brand, Ducati are back and looking to make this World Ducati Week the biggest so far as the iconic marque descends on the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli once again. Taking place every two years, World Ducati Week looks to celebrate the passion and pride of all avenues within the […]

Just released: T12 Massimo – The ultimate superbike?!

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at 03:08pm May 6 2016

Does the name Massimo Tamburini ring a bell? Well it should. Not only did he play a role in the creation of Bimota, but he designed two of arguably the most iconic and beautiful machines laden with two wheels: the Ducati 916 and the MV Agusta F4. So how can you top that? Give the […]

The racing weekend round-up: World Superbikes

at 12:59am May 3 2016

After a manic weekend at Assen, the World Superbike circus descended on the historic Imola circuit in Italy (or Ducati’s back garden) for the next chapter in the currently Brit-dominated series. It may not have been the mental racing we were hoping for, but we saw some impressive rides and a real emergence of an […]

Try out new-look Fast Bikes for free!

at 08:44am April 29 2016
Before & After

We know how frustrating it can be trying to read a magazine on your smartphone – all that ‘pinch and zoom’ malarkey isn’t much fun – so we’ve been working with the lovely boys and girls at PocketMags to bring you something new, shiny and much easier to read. And, finally, it’s here! This month, […]

The racing weekend round-up: MotoGP

at 04:30pm April 28 2016

This weekend we had a very interesting MotoGP at Jerez under that Spanish sun. So what (and who) went down? Who were the winners and losers? We give you a definitive round up of it all right here… Excitement factor: 5/10 – The Spanish Grand Prix is one that has thrown us a bundle of […]

Podcast: Exclusive interview with Mason Law

at 08:39am April 26 2016

In association with Kawasaki. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN Mason Law is the hottest, newest property in the British Supersport Championship for 2016. We caught up with the Gearlink Kawasaki star to go through everything in his racing head at the start of the season.


at 11:09am April 25 2016

In 2016, Santa Pod Raceway celebrates its 50th birthday. On Easter Monday 1966, Europe’s first permanent dragstrip opened its gates for business, a fact which still surprises some who imagine drag racing to be a recent fad. Drag racing arrived in Britain in the early 1960s. American all-star teams toured in 1964 and 1965, racing on airfield […]

The racing weekend round-up: World Superbikes

at 12:35am April 19 2016

This weekend World Superbikes descended on Assen, for the second hit in a run of European rounds and gave everyone an excuse to love this championship again. If you have lost interest in the racing, then get that box on and enjoy the show. Okay, Rea might’ve done the double, but it really wasn’t that […]

Win a two-seater dragster ride at Race, Rock ‘n’ Ride – worth over £400!

at 12:44pm April 18 2016

0-170mph in 8 seconds flat. What’s not to love, right? So what is this all about?  This is a rare opportunity to experience the awesome acceleration produced in drag racing first hand or show someone how special they are with the 2 Seater Thrill Ride Dragster capable of completing the quarter mile dragstrip in around […]

The life of a racer… Blog 4!

at 03:04pm April 15 2016

WE MADE IT TO SILVERSTONE! If you read my last blog, you’d of seen I made a bit of a mess. We ended up taking the bike back in a bunch of pieces wondering if it was all just a big nightmare. Yet, somehow, after a week of hard work and doubt we made it […]

The Greatest Roads in Britain Part 1 – With Dunlop

at 01:38pm April 15 2016
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We’ve gotten together with fine purveyors of rolling rubber, Dunlop, to showcase some of the best roads our fair isle has to offer. And we kick things off with the epic A82 in bonnie Scotland! We’re starting our round up of the greatest roads in the UK right at the top. Well, not quite the […]

The life of a racer…Blog 3!

at 07:41am April 13 2016

Two days of testing before round one – What could possibly go wrong? If you read my last blog, you’d of seen that we had the two official British Superbike tests at Silverstone and Donington Park, before heading back to Silverstone for round one a week later. After some sweet track time in Spain I […]

The racing weekend round-up: British Superbikes

at 05:18pm April 11 2016
#60 Peter Hickman JG Speedfit Kawasaki MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship in association with Pirelli #67 Shane Shakey Byrne Be Wiser Ducati MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship in association with Pirelli

Although Silverstone isn’t renowned for always throwing up the best racing in the world, this weekend was an absolute corker to kick off the 2016 MCE Insurance British Superbike season. But do we expect anything less from the biggest domestic series in the World? Excitement factor: 8/10 – BSB is back with a bang… Race […]

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