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 Lap Of The TT With John McGuinness

at 05:00pm May 29 2013
Lap of the TT

Here’s a feature from the Fast Bikes Archive from back in the summer of 2011 when we did a lap of the TT course with the irrepressible John McGuinness…

F3 versus F3

at 10:00am May 29 2013
Melbourne Loop was the closest it got

Do you ever regret taking on a challenge? We did after racing a prototype car and looking at the lap times…

Fast Bikes Issue 263 – July 2012

at 04:47pm May 29 2012
Fast Bikes July Cover 440

How great is all this sunshine? We hope you’ve been riding at every opportunity – we certainly have. Nonetheless, we’ve still found the time to put together another 148-page issue of Fast Bikes hedonism, tests, features, reviews, race news and pure sportsbike indulgence. We’ve also put together a fantastic armchair guide to the Isle of […]

World Superbikes – The Kawasaki Way

at 10:23am May 18 2012

You can be forgiven for thinking that working in the motorcycle press gives you access to some of the most amazing ‘money can’t buy experiences’ and it has to be admitted that there are occasions when you have to pinch yourself. Last year one of my most treasured days for me was, you will be […]

Join Tommy Hill at the MSV Track & Race Academy

at 03:47pm April 20 2012
2012 MSV Track Days

Reigning MCE Insurance British Superbike champion Tommy Hill was at Brands Hatch today to sample a Club MSV trackday ahead of the first Club MSV Track and Race Academy which kicks off at the Kent venue on 15 May.

Bike Trackday Trophy Goes Live – Register now!

at 02:46pm February 29 2012
Bike Trackday Trophy

The Club MSV Bike Trackday Trophy, in association with Fast Bikes, is now open for registration. Visit the new Bike Trackday Trophy website now to get up-to-the-minute information about what the series is, how you can be part of it, and what you need to do to take your trackday pace up a level by […]

Midwest Enduro – Season Finale

at 11:08am December 15 2011

So, I have finally completed my first ‘full’ Racing series of enduro with Midwest. My final stats may not read that favourably but the end result for me is extremely positive and will be back again next year with a vigour that only experience and getting out of your comfort zone can give you.

MV Agusta Return To The Isle of Man

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at 05:44pm November 29 2011
WPR MV Agusta 1

Iconic Italian brand MV Agusta will be compete in the Isle of Man TT Races in 2012, campaigned by the World Performance Racing team.

BSB 2012 Race Calendar Announced

at 12:03pm November 22 2011
MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship

The 2012 MCE Insurance BSB calendar has been announced by series promoters MSVR. A field of 32 riders and 16 Elite teams representing six manufacturers conforming to brand new, ground breaking technical regulations will contest a new look 12 round, 26 race championship which features eight major UK circuits plus, for the first time, the famous […]

No Budget Cup UK 2012 News

at 12:00pm November 18 2011
No Budget Cup 2011

We’re disappointed to have to let you all know that there will be no No Budget Cup UK in 2012. The financial and logistical burdens of arranging the series in the UK has grown too large, and as a result the Belgian organisers have decided to concentrate solely on the rampant success of the series […]

The Story Of Bimota

at 04:12pm November 17 2011
The Story of Bimota

One from the Fast Bikes archive for you from our ‘Legends’ series. The story of Bimota is seemingly never simple, but then passion rarely is.

Midwest Enduro Mayhem

at 10:59am November 17 2011
Charlie Oakman

Its the final round of the Midwest Enduro’s this Sunday which brings a close to my first ever race season as a competitor. I use the word “competitor” loosely as to date there have been six rounds at which I have achieved two finishes, two no shows one DNF (Did Not Finish) and one DNS […]

Rukka Argosaurus Gloves

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at 02:15pm August 11 2011

Like most readers of Fast Bikes, I ride all year round. There’s no shame in looking out at the driving rain and thinking, hmmmmm think I will take the car, but for me this is not an option – I haven’t got a car.

Kawasaki Riders Club – Silverstone WSB

at 01:27pm August 2 2011

The FIM World Supers are always a key date for my diary, but having seen the package that my Kawasaki Riders Club membership was offering for Silverstone last  weekend, joining the Kawasaki brethren for the day was a must.

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