Coventry

  • MotoGP: Rins ousts Marquez by 0.013 to win dramatic British GP

    MotoGP: Rins ousts Marquez by 0.013 to win dramatic British GP

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    Suzuki star steals victory from Championship leader’s grasp at Woodcote as we witness two big-hitters crash at Turn 1 Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) claimed a sensational victory at the GoPro British Grand Prix as he and Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) treated us to a phenomenal MotoGP race, the Suzuki man eventually beating the…

  • U-TURN: Blood Bikers WILL provide OUT OF HOURS service for Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust.

    U-TURN: Blood Bikers WILL provide OUT OF HOURS service for Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust.

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    A statement by Warwickshire and Solihull Blood Bikes (WSBB) has confirmed that the organisation will be resuming its voluntary support of University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust. The Trust ended its long-standing relationship with volunteers of the WSBB back in April, announcing that it would be replacing them as part of a new…

  • Bud Ekins ISDT-winning TRIUMPH TR6SS sells for £97,750!

    Bud Ekins ISDT-winning TRIUMPH TR6SS sells for £97,750!

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    At the this weekend’s annual Bonhams Spring Sale, a 1962 Triumph 649cc TR6SS ridden by Bud Ekins, sold for a world record auction price of £97,750 – over three times its top estimate. The original Trophy model helped Ekins win a gold medal in the 1962 International Six Days Trial. The American bike racer who…

  • Blood Bikes volunteers REPLACED in 14 MILLION pound deal.

    Blood Bikes volunteers REPLACED in 14 MILLION pound deal.

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    The Warwickshire and Solihull group of The National Association of Blood Bikes has been replaced as part of a new £14million contract with QE Facilities Ltd. The National Association of Blood Bikes is a charity which relies on volunteers to provide free out-of-hours medical transport and delivery across the UK – but it’s just been…

  • Rat bike

    Rat bike

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    From the pen of the late Jim Fogg comes a tale to chill you… Illustrations: Louise Limb Shooting rats on a rubbish tip by the light of two Bates headlamps isn’t my idea of fun, but trying to get hold of a replacement pair of WLA springers leads you into some strange places. The original…

  • Bonhams to auction MASSIVE collection of MX and Enduro motorcycles at Stafford Spring Sale

    Bonhams to auction MASSIVE collection of MX and Enduro motorcycles at Stafford Spring Sale

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    Bonhams has just announced the sale of the Sant Hilari Collection, which will be going under the hammer at the two-day Spring Stafford Sale as part of The International Classic MotorCycle Show which takes place across the 27-28 April 2019. The collection comprises more than 100 competition machines from an eclectic range of marques, including:…

  • Bold plans for huge classic bike presence at this year’s Coventry Motofest, June 3 and 4

    Bold plans for huge classic bike presence at this year’s Coventry Motofest, June 3 and 4

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    Organisers at Coventry Motofest have partnered with the Coventry Business Improvement District (BID) – the body that represents the city’s retailers – in a new initiative designed to deliver the biggest classic vehicle offering ever staged at the festival. In ambitious plans to create a ‘show within a show’, the new Coventry BID Classic is…

  • Distinguished gentlemen give a two-fingered salute to prostate cancer

    Distinguished gentlemen give a two-fingered salute to prostate cancer

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    The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride is here again, bringing together stylish gents on motorcycles. This year the charity ride in Coventry is hosted by Triumph, and registrations are now open. Full details about the ride and registration below: Later this month (25 September), dapper gentlefolk from across the Midlands will join together at the heart of…

  • Coventry MotoFest 2016: Schwantz’s GP500, Sheene’s iconic RG500 and much more on tap for us bike fans

    Coventry MotoFest 2016: Schwantz’s GP500, Sheene’s iconic RG500 and much more on tap for us bike fans

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    If you’re looking for a cracking event to get to soon, head to the Coventry MotoFest 2016. It’s a brilliant event with race bikes and cars taking to the Coventry ring road to perform. There’s a trio of awesome racebikes confirmed including Kevin Schwantz’s 1994 Suzuki RGV500 (pictured below), Michael Dunlop’s Team Classic Suzuki Xr69 and…

  • Stafford auction: World Record smashed for rusty Brough Superior! £331,900 for this!

    Stafford auction: World Record smashed for rusty Brough Superior! £331,900 for this!

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      Bonhams Stafford Sale set a new world record price for a Brough Superior and for any British motorcycle sold at auction, as the gavel fell at an astounding £331,900 for the 1938 Brough Superior 750cc BS4 at the weekend. The BS4 was the highlight lot in the collection ‘The Broughs of Bodmin Moor’, which…

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