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  • Drivers FORGET seeing bikers. Nottingham University STUDY finds short term memory loss could be to blame for fatal car and motorcycle accidents.

    Drivers FORGET seeing bikers. Nottingham University STUDY finds short term memory loss could be to blame for fatal car and motorcycle accidents.

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    A study by the University of Nottingham has found that fatal crashes involving cars and motorbikes may be caused by glitches in motorists short-term memory. And researchers reckon they could be prevented by encouraging drivers to talk to themselves at the wheel. During their experiments, researchers analysed where drivers looked and what they remembered while…

  • VIDEO: Marquez, Pedrosa and Cairoli swap two for four wheels. Who’s the quickest?

    VIDEO: Marquez, Pedrosa and Cairoli swap two for four wheels. Who’s the quickest?

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    MotoGP maestros Marc Márquez and Dani Pedrosa were joined by motocross champ Tony Cairoli at the Red Bull Ring in Austria – and the trio swapped two wheels for four, taking the chance to put in a hot lap in a Formula One motor. Red Bull has produced this brilliant short documentary showing what went…

  • MotoGP: Marc Marquez is testing the Red Bull F1 car right now

    MotoGP: Marc Marquez is testing the Red Bull F1 car right now

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    Marc Marquez is out in Spielberg at the Red Bull Ring testing the Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 car. The six-time world champion has been trying out the team’s simulator and learning the nuances of going fast on four wheels for weeks now, and today’s the test to see if he can translate some of that…

  • Max Biaggi returns to Rome for the Formula E World Championship – and he’ll be doing a lap live on TV…

    Max Biaggi returns to Rome for the Formula E World Championship – and he’ll be doing a lap live on TV…

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    Two-time World Superbike Champion Max Biaggi has all but waved goodbye to motorcycle racing after a serious crash last year – but the Italian will be back on track (but on four wheels) this weekend in Rome, for the Italian round of the Formula E World Championship. Ok, so he’s not going to racing, but in…

  • Bikers set to invade Hastings this May Day

    Bikers set to invade Hastings this May Day

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    Celebrating 40 years of the Locksbottom to Hastings May Day Run, Swinton Insurance has teamed up with Bike1066 to run a family friendly festival of motorcycling over the bank holiday weekend, from 5-7 May. The Mayday Run was started in 1979 by a group of biking mates who needed a destination for the first ever…

  • VIDEO: A motorcycle simulator in your home with LeanGP

    VIDEO: A motorcycle simulator in your home with LeanGP

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    Have you ever dreamed of having your own motorcycle simulator at home? Well, Spanish tech start-up LeanGP looks set to make it possible… https://www.facebook.com/LeanGP.co/videos/1956893594570325/ Gamers out there will be well aware of the abundance of accessories available for car racing games. For a few extra quid you can piece together your own driving simulator, with…

  • Video: Marquez and Pedrosa explore aerodynamics in a skydiving simulator

    Video: Marquez and Pedrosa explore aerodynamics in a skydiving simulator

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    Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa have been exploring the importance of aerodynamics ahead of the MotoGP season kicking off – by jumping in a skydiving simulator together. Marquez and Pedrosa donned their flight suits, and jumped in the simulator at Madrid Fly – which is basically a glass tube in which the air circulates at…

  • Ducati World: Rollercoasters, simulators and virtual reality at Italy’s second largest theme park

    Ducati World: Rollercoasters, simulators and virtual reality at Italy’s second largest theme park

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    Ducati has joined forces with one of the world’s leading leisure park operators to develop Ducati World at Italy’s second largest theme park. Thanks to the new agreement between Parques Reunidos and Ducati, visitors to Mirabilandia in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy will be able to enjoy an exclusive Ducati experience. Expected to open to the…

  • Video: the greatest motorcycle simulator ever!

    Video: the greatest motorcycle simulator ever!

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    An awesome virtual reality motorcycle simulator has been unveiled by simulator builder Cruden. Cruden has been working on professional-grade motorcycle simulators for quite a few years now – it developed it’s first in 2005, and since that time the company has been working on a range of hardware and software to create the most accurate…

  • Video: The ultimate man cave riding simulator!

    Video: The ultimate man cave riding simulator!

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    Video: The ultimate man cave riding simulator! https://www.facebook.com/AsiaRoadRacing/videos/10154228060192304/   How about this for the ultimate gaming addition to the man cave? This is a full-on simulator built by Asia Road Racer Galang Hendra. His home-built simulator runs on a combination of hydraulic arms and suspension springs, the flat screen and inputs from the throttle and…

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