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  • North West 200: Crunch time for the 2020 race – meeting with officials happening today (Monday)

    North West 200: Crunch time for the 2020 race – meeting with officials happening today (Monday)

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    Organisers of the North West 200 road race are meeting with Northern Ireland’s Chief Medical Officer today (Monday) to discuss what they are going to do in light of the coronavirus outbreak. Over the weekend it was announced that the Cookstown 100 race, which was meant to happen on April 24th to the 25th had…

  • STAFFORD CLASSIC BIKE SHOW: Check out Robert Dunlop’s RARE 50cc Kreidler RACER.

    STAFFORD CLASSIC BIKE SHOW: Check out Robert Dunlop’s RARE 50cc Kreidler RACER.

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    Robert Dunlop’s 50cc Kreidler racer will be on display at next month’s Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show at Staffordshire County Showground. Dunlop’s lean, lithe, lightweight water-cooled Kreidler, with its five-speed gearbox and a Van-Veen crank will be on display across the weekend of the 19th and 20th October at the popular Stafford Classic Bike Show. Campaigned…

  • Guy Martin racing at Cookstown. Don’t hold your breath.

    Guy Martin racing at Cookstown. Don’t hold your breath.

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    If you were hoping to see Guy Martin in action at the Cookstown 100, don’t get your hopes up. It has emerged that his entry provisional. In an official statement, Cookstown’s club chairman, John Dillion said: “Guy’s management team made contact with the club and explained that Guy’s entry was on a provisional basis and…

  • NEW Guy Martin book OUT NOW. Here’s the details – and some cracking pics – from it. Guy Martin: Road Racer. Looks AWESOME.

    NEW Guy Martin book OUT NOW. Here’s the details – and some cracking pics – from it. Guy Martin: Road Racer. Looks AWESOME.

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    Stephen Davison the, quite frankly brilliant, Northern Ireland photographer and journalist who has photographed and written about motorcycle road racing for 30 years, has produced a new photobook on the career of Guy Martin. The book, called: Guy Martin: Road Racer is priced at £18.99 and is available in shops now and you can buy it…

  • 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…

  • North West 200: 2016 Report

    North West 200: 2016 Report

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    North West 200: 2016 Report. By Philip Wain The International North West 200 saw beautiful sunshine and clear blue skies all week but the event was again left with a dark cloud hanging over it after the tragic death of Malachi Mitchell-Thomas in Saturday’s Supertwin race. The Chorley rider was lying in third place at…

  • Metzeler TT heroes line up for 2015 event kick-off

    Metzeler TT heroes line up for 2015 event kick-off

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    The 2015 Isle of Man TT kicks off this weekend and Metzeler heads to the island with its strongest line up of riders ready to challenge for victory around the 37 ¾ mile circuit. The tyre brand of German origins enjoyed a highly successful start to their 2015 road racing season with three wins and…

  • Michael and William Dunlop join Metzeler road racing

    Michael and William Dunlop join Metzeler road racing

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      For the first time, Michael and William Dunlop choose METZELER for all road racing competitions in which they will participate in during the 2014 season. METZELER tyres will also be present on top machinery from five different manufacturers: Yamaha, Suzuki, Honda, Kawasaki and BMW. The Dunlop brothers hail from the most successful family in the history…

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