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  • Pikes Peak cancels ALL motorcycle racing for 2020

    Pikes Peak cancels ALL motorcycle racing for 2020

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    Pikes Peaks organisers have taken the decision to suspend all motorcycle racing at America’s prestigious hill climb in 2020, following the death of rider Carlin Dunne at this year’s event. Motorcycles have been a fixture at The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb event for the last 29 years – but the board that runs the…

  • ROADS: Michael Dunlop CONFIRMED to race at this year’s Ulster Grand Prix

    ROADS: Michael Dunlop CONFIRMED to race at this year’s Ulster Grand Prix

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    Michael Dunlop has confirmed that he WILL return to Dundrod at the 2019 Ulster Grand Prix. It’s the first time he’s been back at the famous road race for two years. The six times UGP winner will contest a Tyco BMW S1000RR in the superbike races alongside his own MD/ Racing CBR600RR Honda and BMW…

  • PIKES PEAK 2019: Carlin Dunne has died after accident during the time trial

    PIKES PEAK 2019: Carlin Dunne has died after accident during the time trial

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    It was a major coup for Carlin Dunne, 36, to get the world’s first ride on the prototype Ducati Streetfighter V4 at the 97th Pikes Peak event, but the debut outing for the American rider on Italian machinery ended in disaster. According to witness reports (which have not been verified and therefore cannot be held…

  • Michael Dunlop to RACE at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

    Michael Dunlop to RACE at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

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    Michael Dunlop is set to make his debut at the ‘Race to the Clouds’ Pikes Peak International Hill Climb this June – just weeks after wrapping up at the Isle of Man TT. 18-time Isle of Man TT winner Michael Dunlop has confirmed that he’s going to be taking part in the Heavyweight category of…

  • Ducati prepares for Pikes Peak – building the fastest Multistrada 1260 you’ve ever seen

    Ducati prepares for Pikes Peak – building the fastest Multistrada 1260 you’ve ever seen

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    Ducati has unveiled a pair of tricked out Multistrada 1260’s – as it looks to reclaim the two-wheel title at the legendary Pikes Peak mountain race, which kicks off in Colorado on June 24, 2018.   Back in 2012, Carlin Dunne set an outright record in the Heavyweight Motorcycle class on a Multistrada 1200 – a…

  • Nebraska set to eliminate obligation to use motorcycle helmets

    Nebraska set to eliminate obligation to use motorcycle helmets

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    Nebraska looks to eliminate the obligation for motorcyclists to wear helmets, and increase tourism in the process. If you’re riding through America, some states require you to wear a helmet by law, and others don’t. Currently, 19 states (and the District of Columbia) all have laws requiring motorcyclists to wear a helmet; called universal helmet…

  • Ben Spies IS returning to motorcycle racing – confirmed

    Ben Spies IS returning to motorcycle racing – confirmed

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    It was roughly a year ago when we first told you that motorcycle racing giant Ben Spies was starting to look at a return to racing – and now the news is confirmed although it might not quite end up being what you expect just yet. It’s just been revealed by the guys at Cycle…

  • Video: KTM 1290 Super Duke R sets new record at Pikes Peak

    Video: KTM 1290 Super Duke R sets new record at Pikes Peak

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    Pikes Peak newcomer Chris Fillmore secured a new outright two wheel lap record, finishing in 9 minutes 49.625 seconds, as KTM dominated the standings. KTM team mate Australia’s Rennie Scaysbrook was second, just over eight seconds behind, as 2016 winner Bruno Langlois, finished off the podium. Following the successes of Ducati and Kawasaki over the…

  • BMW teams up with tech company Rever – it’ll mean much more going on between your bike and phone

    BMW teams up with tech company Rever – it’ll mean much more going on between your bike and phone

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    BMW has teamed up with tech start-up Rever which is kind of a digital hub for bikers who want to share and plan great routes to ride, where to go and other things of interest to the two-wheeled community. For the German company to join up with a firm like this shows how seriously BMW’s…

  • Biker gets hit by lightning!

    Biker gets hit by lightning!

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    A bike rider in Colorado, America, says he’s feeling ‘pretty good’ after being hit by lightning whilst riding his along a motorway. Eugene Villines (pictured below) from Greeley, Colorado was riding home from his job as a Army National Guard member when he said he saw just one dark cloud in the sky above him.…

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