Testing

  • Scotland releases timeline for resuming motorcycle training and testing

    Scotland releases timeline for resuming motorcycle training and testing

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    Good news for learner riders in Scotland! Motorcycle training and testing will restart from July 22. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) and the Scottish Government have announced that motorcycle training and theory tests can resume from July 22. And then a few days later, Module One and Module Two tests will resume on…

  • MotoGP: Alex Marquez after first test and riding with his brother: ‘Marc is on another level!’ – VIDEO

    MotoGP: Alex Marquez after first test and riding with his brother: ‘Marc is on another level!’ – VIDEO

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    On only his second day as a MotoGP rider, Alex Marquez played follow-my-leader on track with big brother Marc and said he: ‘has several things to learn’ No crash and six tenths of a second off his lap times might have seemed like all the indication the world needed that Alex Marquez was getting to…

  • MotoGP: Valentino Rossi: “I’m not happy. Many things will change in my garage!”

    MotoGP: Valentino Rossi: “I’m not happy. Many things will change in my garage!”

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    There’s going to be some major changes in the VR46 corner of the MotoGP paddock over the winter, with Valentino Rossi saying that he knows what’s needed from the Yamaha factory in order to get the Italian back up to the front of the races again. Speaking after the final round of the 2019 MotoGP…

  • SPY SHOTS: All-new KTM 890 DUKE caught TESTING on track. Coming for 2020.

    SPY SHOTS: All-new KTM 890 DUKE caught TESTING on track. Coming for 2020.

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    Spy shots have emerged which show KTM’s gearing up to release a larger capacity version of its hugely successful 790 Duke. First published on German site Motorrad, KTM’s new Duke 890 has been caught on camera out on track, with ex-MotoGP racer and KTM development rider Jeremy McWilliams at the helm. And that tells us…

  • SPY SHOTS: Here’s the real photos of the 2020 Triumph Tiger caught out in testing. Whoa!

    SPY SHOTS: Here’s the real photos of the 2020 Triumph Tiger caught out in testing. Whoa!

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    Whilst our spy snappers have been out getting shots of the 765 Daytona AND the Thruxton R Black – they’ve also grabbed this motorcycle too, and it’s a doozy. This is the heavily updated Triumph Tiger 1000. The radiator’s split, allowing the more streamlined bike’s downtubes to exit the engine in a more compact way,…

  • SPY SHOTS: Here’s the real photos of Triumph’s 2020 Thruxton Black. Yep, we didn’t know about this either…

    SPY SHOTS: Here’s the real photos of Triumph’s 2020 Thruxton Black. Yep, we didn’t know about this either…

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    Whilst our band of snappers were out getting the Triumph Daytona 765 Moto2-on-the-road bike in Spain, they also bagged this – a new Thruxton model for the British range that’s been given the Triumph black treatment. In terms of the actual bike, the Thruxton Black looks pretty much the same as the current £12,400 Thruxton…

  • SPOTTED: The 2020 Ducati V4 R Streetfighter (yes, it’s real) caught out in track tests!

    SPOTTED: The 2020 Ducati V4 R Streetfighter (yes, it’s real) caught out in track tests!

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    Already this year we’ve brought you news that the naked superbike from Ducati is going to take part at Pikes Peak later this year (see HERE for that) and now our friends at DDG Magazine have gone one better and caught the ultra-naked out in secret tests. Filmed at the Autodromo de Pergusa in Sicily,…

  • VIDEO: Scott Redding TOPS British Superbike timesheets at Monteblanco during TESTING.

    VIDEO: Scott Redding TOPS British Superbike timesheets at Monteblanco during TESTING.

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    It was ex-MotoGP rider Scott Redding who set the pace for the official British Superbikes test at Monteblanco, coming out top of the timesheets at the end of the three day test. And here’s a video of him in action on his Ducati V4R. And now the BSB boys are out at Portimao in Portugal…

  • MotoGP: Testing dates and venues CONFIRMED.

    MotoGP: Testing dates and venues CONFIRMED.

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    The dates and venues for this season’s MotoGP tests have been confirmed ahead of this weekend’s season opener in Qatar. Ahead of the race action getting underway for 2019 at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar – the test dates for the season ahead (and beyond) have been confirmed. Firstly, an official test will be…

  • WSB: Bautista flying on the Ducati in Australia while the Brits get down to business

    WSB: Bautista flying on the Ducati in Australia while the Brits get down to business

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    Spaniard smashes the times again, Tom Sykes second quickest despite shoulder injury, Alex Lowes has a big crash and Haslam beats Rea to third fastest time. Álvaro Bautista (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) stormed to the top of the timesheets again today (Tuesday) at Phillip Island with a best lap of 1’30.303 – a massive 0.440 seconds…

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