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
Dunlop web 1

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 […]

The racing weekend round-up: MotoGP

at 11:36am April 11 2016

This weekend we had MotoGP from Austin, Texas, for the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas. So what (and who) went down? Who were the winners and losers? We give you a definitive round up of it all right here… Okay, it may not have been the greatest race in the world, but it […]

Circuit of Wales future in doubt after £357M worth of cuts…

at 07:10pm April 6 2016

After an abundance of doubt and hearsay, it has today been announced that the Welsh Government has pulled the plug on £357M worth of funding for the GP style circuit, after concerns of its financial return. Although insurance company Aviva were expected to back the project, the prospect of an awesome looking track in Wales […]

British Superbike test round up – Advantage who?

at 09:54am April 2 2016

This Winter has seem some of the most strenuous testing plans I’ve ever seen. A whole host of teams throwing copious amounts of rubber at the tarmac in return for that miniscule advantage; and it’s showing. At Donington (just testing remember) the top boys went quicker than the qualifying pace last year, which means this […]

MotoGP Preview – Who will reign supreme in Argentina?

at 04:45pm March 30 2016

It may be 1-0 to Jorge Lorenzo but, as we saw last year, the Termas De Rio Honda circuit can throw up some big surprises. How quickly will the factory boys be able set up the new electronics? How well will the Michelin’s hold up at a track they haven’t tested on? Will the non-aliens […]

May 2016 Issue Out Now!

at 07:04am March 30 2016

Rejoice, Fast Bikes fans, because the May 2016 issue of the mag is now done and dusted, and you’ll be able to read about everything we’ve poured into the latest issue to ensure that you’ll have 132 pages of awesomeness to enjoy. So what’s in it? For a start, we’ve got the three most important […]

The Life Of A Racer… Blog 2!

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at 05:50pm March 25 2016

Testing testing 1,2,3! Before the UK weather starts to cheer up a little, it’s always a great idea to head out somewhere sunny for a few days getting acclimatised at going round in circles at silly speeds; while making sure everything mechanically is fine and dandy. And who doesn’t love a little holiday? If you’ve […]

A ‘not-so-little’ 2016 MCE Insurance British Superbike Team Test Preview

at 02:44pm March 24 2016
#67 Shane Shakey Byrne Be Wiser Ducati MCE British Superbikes

Although the first wheels won’t spin on a race weekend till the 8th April at Silverstone, the season-long battle really starts next week where the vast majority of riders line up for two days of official testing on Tuesday 29th and Thursday 31st, at Silverstone and Donington respectively. This will be the first time many […]

The life of a racer… Blog 1!

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at 04:20pm March 22 2016
Profile Shots 009

Before we start, my name is Carl and I’m a 20 year old youth from south of the river. I love loud music, scoring a bit of work with Fast Bikes, doing stupid things and I have ridiculous hair; which is alright if it’s stuffed in a helmet! This season I’ll be racing #17 in […]

I, Superbiker – Clash Of Nations review

at 05:29pm March 21 2016
Clash of Nations Wrap

The annual big screen take on the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship emerges once again: worth a watch or glorified season review? Sitting comfortably in a quaint little cinema, bottle of Peroni in hand and feet up on a little footstool waiting for the film to begin, things can either go one way or the […]

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