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  • 31 Speedway Motorcycles to be auctioned at Stafford this October

    31 Speedway Motorcycles to be auctioned at Stafford this October

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    This October’s Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show features an extraordinary collection of 31 Speedway Motorcycles, reflecting the glory years of a sport, once the second most popular in the UK. The Forshaw Speedway Collection represents 60 years of speedway history from its beginnings in the 1920s. Led by an exemplary pre-war American duo of a Crocker…

  • 60 years of Hagon at the Classic Dirt Bike Show

    60 years of Hagon at the Classic Dirt Bike Show

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    The Classic Dirt Bike Show sponsored by Hagon Shocks, which takes place in Telford across the weekend of February 17-18 – is set to house one of the biggest displays of Hagon Shocks machines seen in one place. As part of the company’s 60th anniversary celebrations, the British suspension-specialist Hagon asked anyone with a Hagon-framed…

  • Video: Street Scrambler’ing with Carl Fogarty

    Video: Street Scrambler’ing with Carl Fogarty

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    Foggy returns to Speedway – on a Triumph Street Scrambler. Carl ‘Foggy’ Fogarty has returned to the track on a Triumph Street Scrambler showing what his bike could do around Buxton Hitmen Speedway in Derbyshire, UK. Foggy left his Street Scrambler completely standard, including the bike’s OEM Metzeler Tourance road tyres. He said: “It’s that…

  • ‘Fast Freddie’ Spencer lays foundation for the first of three new race tracks in India

    ‘Fast Freddie’ Spencer lays foundation for the first of three new race tracks in India

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    It’s all happening in India, with three all-new race tracks currently in development – and Freddie Spencer has been offering a helping hand, laying the first foundation at the Kamshet race track. There’s still no official timeline for the project, but online it’s been dubbed as ‘Kamshet Speedway’. The new track is expected to provide a…

  • Less than a month to go until the Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show

    Less than a month to go until the Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show

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    It’s just over a month until the world’s biggest celebration of classic motorcycles comes to Staffordshire County Showground – taking place over the weekend of October 14-15. No Stafford show is complete without a great guest of honour and the Classic Mechanics Show is no exception, with flying Kiwi Aaron Slight – undoubtedly the best…

  • Video: Celebrating 50 years since Evel Knievel first cleared 16 cars on his motorcycle

    Video: Celebrating 50 years since Evel Knievel first cleared 16 cars on his motorcycle

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    50 years ago this week, legendary motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel successfully launched himself over 16 cars at the Ascot Park Speedway in Gardena, California. And to celebrate, here’s a short run down on Knievel’s most spectacular stunts from his 15-year career. The jump that kick started Evel Knievel’s remarkable career was over a box of…

  • Motorcycle Live! Bigger attendance than last year is good news for UK biking

    Motorcycle Live! Bigger attendance than last year is good news for UK biking

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    Motorcycle Live! Bigger attendance than last year is good news for UK biking. Motorcycle Live 2016 came to a close yesterday (Sunday) after nine spectacular days at the NEC in Birmingham, where 43 of the world’s leading motorcycle manufacturers displayed their new models as visitors were further entertained with interactive features and opportunities to ride. A…

  • Motorcycle Live! WSB World Champ Jonathan Rea confirmed to be at the show on opening day

    Motorcycle Live! WSB World Champ Jonathan Rea confirmed to be at the show on opening day

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    Motorcycle Live! WSB World Champ Jonathan Rea confirmed to be at the show on opening day. Recently-crowned double World Superbike Champion Jonathan Rea (above, the bigger fella in the picture) will be one of many racing stars to appear at the UK’s biggest bike show, Motorcycle Live, which opens at The NEC, Birmingham on 19…

  • Motorcycle Live! Rammed with great things to see and do!         Nov 19 – 27

    Motorcycle Live! Rammed with great things to see and do! Nov 19 – 27

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    Motorcycle Live! Rammed with great things to see and do! This year’s Motorcycle Live is absolutely packed with features and events that make the show truly LIVE, so no matter what type of motorcycle you ride or which two-wheeled activities you love, there is something to ignite your passion… Kawasaki’s stunt rider extraordinaire Lee Bowers will…

  • Guy Martin takes on the Burt Munro Challenge

    Guy Martin takes on the Burt Munro Challenge

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    Guy Martin has been confirmed to take part in the Burt Munro Challenge from November 24 to 27, in New Zealand. Guy recently returned from the US where he attempted to break the world land speed record with Triumph. Although the elusive world record wasn’t broken, he did pilot the Infor Triumph to the fastest ever speed…

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