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  • Boris Johnson compares politics to motocross. Yes, motocross. And it explains a lot.

    Boris Johnson compares politics to motocross. Yes, motocross. And it explains a lot.

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    Ahead of tonight’s broadcast of Laura Kuenssberg’s latest documentary; the political journalist has shared a story about Boris Johnson comparing motocross and politics. And we’re not entirely sure how to feel about. ‘The Brexit Storm Continues: Laura Kuenssberg’s Inside Story’ follows BBC News’ Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg as she goes behind the scenes and beyond…

  • BBC NEWS: TT organisers refuse to reveal contents of serious crash investigation

    BBC NEWS: TT organisers refuse to reveal contents of serious crash investigation

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    The BBC has reported that Isle of Man TT organisers have refused to release a report into how a competitor was hit head-on in a high-speed crash with an official car at this year’s event. The news gathering side of the organisation explained how the Auto Cycle Union (ACU) commissioned a former UK Motor Sport…

  • VIDEO: Hunting STOLEN bikes in Bristol.

    VIDEO: Hunting STOLEN bikes in Bristol.

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    Following the surge of motorcycle and scooter thefts over the last couple of years, a group of bikers in Bristol are taking direction action, using social media to track down nicked bikes and reunite them with their owners. And the BBC has spent some time with group, creating a short documentary about its efforts. …

  • VIDEO: On-board with Joey Dunlop at the 1996 Isle of Man TT

    VIDEO: On-board with Joey Dunlop at the 1996 Isle of Man TT

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    BBC Northern Ireland has just shared this brilliant bit of footage, showing road racing legend Joey Dunlop lapping the Isle of Man TT Mountain Course on his Honda RC45 – way back in 1996. Dunlop won the Lightwieght and Ultra-Lightweight races that year, and still holds the title of ‘King of the Mountain’ with his…

  • BBC Report – Mum launches motorbike awareness campaign in son’s memory

    BBC Report – Mum launches motorbike awareness campaign in son’s memory

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    Mum Ria Brisland is campaigning for a motorbike awareness course to be included in the driving theory test. Three years ago her 19-year-old son Nick was killed in a collision in Southampton. Now she is hoping to send a petition with almost 100,000 signatures to the transport minister. Watch the BBC video via this link…

  • Jonathan Rea: 3 in a Row – new BBC documentary goes behind the scenes with WSBK Champion Jonathan Rea

    Jonathan Rea: 3 in a Row – new BBC documentary goes behind the scenes with WSBK Champion Jonathan Rea

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    BBC Northern Ireland has created a documentary showing the behind-the-scenes story of Jonathan Rea, who created history in 2017 by becoming the first person to ever win three successive World Superbike titles.   To watch the full documentary, click HERE. Filmed over the 2017 season cameras get unrivalled access to Jonathan – at his home…

  • Suzi Perry’s Queens of the Road airs tonight on BBC One

    Suzi Perry’s Queens of the Road airs tonight on BBC One

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    Suzi Perry travels to Northern Ireland to meet three women who compete in the exhilarating sport of motorcycle road racing. Suzi Perry is no stranger to the adrenaline-fuelled world of motor sport – she’s a familiar face across the international circuits of Formula One and Moto GP. However, motorcycle road racing is one form of…

  • Video: Guy Martin says he’s only at the North West 200 to: “Get signatures. It’s a means to an end.”

    Video: Guy Martin says he’s only at the North West 200 to: “Get signatures. It’s a means to an end.”

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    Terrific BBC journalist Stephen Watson is covering the North West 200 road races for the channel right now (go and see it at BBC NI in the channel’s excellent ongoing coverage of the event) and last night he caught a few minutes with a chatty Guy Martin. You can watch this very interesting bit of…

  • Casting call for motorcyclists from the BBC!

    Casting call for motorcyclists from the BBC!

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      October Films, a television production company based in Camden, is currently making a brand new television series for the BBC called ‘Motorheads’ and you could be a part of it. The series features the motoring web clips from around the world combined with interviews, challenges and other segments. For one of the segments they are…

  • Watch iconic documentary ‘Being Evel’ right now on BBC iPlayer!

    Watch iconic documentary ‘Being Evel’ right now on BBC iPlayer!

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      Watch iconic documentary ‘Being Evel’ right now on BBC iPlayer! BBC Four is showing the excellent documentary ‘Being Evel’ right now, and you can watch it for a limited time on the BBC iPlayer service. The movie is a documentary and homage to the world’s greatest ever stuntman and self-promoter. Made by Jackass star Johnny…

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