2015 Yamaha YZF-R1

at 11:25am February 23 2015

1 – It’s mega fast. Yamaha is claiming 200bhp. The botty dyno says around 180bhp, which powers the bike to terrific speeds. 285kph in fifth with more to come in the rev range at Eastern Creek.   2 – It’s rammed with electronics. Gyros, G-sensors, all sort of clever bits. They work out where the […]

WSB Phillip Island – Kel Edge Gallery

at 06:33pm February 22 2015

WSB Gallery – Phillip Island: No major spoilers here, in case you’re yet to watch the racing, just some mighty fine images from the legendary Kel Edge, of the first proper racing action of 2015. What we can say is  – and what action that was! WSB rarely disappoints, nor does the fast and curvy […]

WSB Phillip Island Day 1 – Kel Edge Gallery

at 09:31pm February 20 2015

WSB Phillip Island Day 1 Gallery & Notes: Some stunning images from Oz by the man that is Kel Edge, and a few notes, after day one’s action. The first salvos of WSB 2015 have been fired, amidst a media storm regarding a returning legend of the sport, Mr Troy Bayliss. Davide Guigliano’s unfortunate accident, […]

The MV Agusta F4 RC Is Here!

at 07:48pm February 19 2015
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212bhp MV Agusta F4 RC Breaks Cover! We knew it was going to be special, but we weren’t prepared for just how special the MV Agusta F4 RC has turned out. Wow, wow, wow… If the rumours are true, this will be the very last of the F4 range we’ve come to know over the […]

Dan’s Ducati Panigale 899 Blog

at 05:25pm January 30 2015
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Dan’s Ducati Blog Here’s our competition winner Dan, with his latest blog on life with a Ducati Panigale 899. Over to you, Dan…   So 2015 is here and I hope you all had a good Christmas and New Year? Sorry for the delay with my latest blog, it’s been a manic few weeks catching […]

WSB 2015 Testing Gallery and Entry List

at 06:59pm January 29 2015

European testing for WSB 2015 is over, and now the grid packs up and heads out for their final test in Australia, before the opening round at Phillip Island. Well, all but Troy Corser’s BMW squad including Toni Elias and Ayrton Badavini who will join the circus in Europe. Anyway, here’s a lovely selection of […]

Ian’s Yamaha R6 Blog – Insurance Tips

at 05:25pm January 28 2015

Ian’s Yamaha Blog – Insurance Tips (& Tipples) Our intrepid longtermer competition winner delves into the murky world of insurance, including some tips of the trade, and some examples of how much a Yamaha R6 may be for you to insure. Over to you, Ian…   I don’t know about you but my overriding impression […]

2015 Ducati 1299 Panigale S – Ten Things

at 04:43pm January 27 2015

Following the recent launch of Ducati’s blisteringly gorgeous new superbike, the 1299 Panigale S, here’s ten things that struck us about it. 1 – It’s still gorgeous / The mildly altered styling, nor the new seat unit, has done anything to alter the sex-appeal, rather it’s been increased instead. Oddly though, from some more obscure […]

Fast Bikes digital readers, help is on its way

at 08:38am January 14 2015

You may or may not be aware, but Fast Bikes recently changed publisher to Mortons Media Group. As a result we had to move the digital version of the mag to a different platform and a few pesky errors have popped into the Fast Bikes Android and iOS apps during the grand switchover period. Our […]

Moto Photo

at 08:27am January 13 2015

So there I was, stood at the side of a road in the middle of Gloucestershire waiting for Al to come past on the Superleggera for the dozenth time, when the familiar tiny face of a VFR400RR buzzed slowly into focus. As he was already going pessimistically slowly for the approaching bend, I was surprised […]

Dymag Shares Deals On Wheels

at 11:03am January 12 2015

British wheel manufacturer Dymag is currently looking to raise capital in an attempt to grow its business. To bridge the funding gap that exists for smaller, established firms, the Chippenham based firm is going down the crowd funding route, which is where you lot come in… The firm is looking for £500k, of which £200k […]

Dan’s Ducati Blog

at 11:42am December 29 2014
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The latest blog from our competition winner Dan… Hi all! So it’s been a couple of weeks since my last blog, but I have managed to get out on the Pani’ a couple of times. What has surprised me on these rides is how quickly the Pirelli Rosso Corsas get up to temperature and how […]

Metzeler Village at the TT 2015

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at 11:03am December 10 2014
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The Fast Bikes team are joining Metzeler at the 2015 Isle of Man TT! We will all be staying at The Metzeler Village for the duration and have a few places and prizes for those of you who can come join us!   The Metzeler Village is a campsite with a difference. Situated within the […]

New Subscription Contact Details

at 12:31pm November 27 2014

Hello all, just in case you are trying to subscribe to the UK’s best motorcycling magazine, and are trying the old myfavouritemagazines or isubscribe links, they no longer work, you may have noticed. We are in the process of setting up on our new subscription system which can be found here on www.classicmagazines.co.uk We’re ironing […]

Come See Us At The NEC – Motorcycle Live!

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at 05:04pm November 21 2014

That’s right folks, this year we will have a stand at Motorcycle Live alongside our Motorcycle Sport & Leisure brethren, loud and proud in Hall 4. Not only that, but along with some cool bikes we will also have the ONLY MV Agusta Dragster 800 RR at the show. Come and drool over the 140bhp […]

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