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  • VIDEO: World War II despatch rider TRAINING. How to ride and maintain a Norton 16H.

    VIDEO: World War II despatch rider TRAINING. How to ride and maintain a Norton 16H.

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    A film has been unearthed which explains everything World War II despatch riders needed to know about the Norton 16H – from how to ride to maintenance in the field. There’s some glorious stuff tucked away around on the internet, and the latest thing to catch our eye is a 90 minute motorcycle training film…

  • Flying Flea and Roadster – two new model names registered by Royal Enfield

    Flying Flea and Roadster – two new model names registered by Royal Enfield

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    It looks like there’s two more new bikes coming from Royal Enfield which has registered two names with the European Union Intellectual Property Office: Flying Flea and Roadster. ‘Flying Flea’ isn’t a new name for Enfield though, the original flea was a 125cc bike made from the early 1930s to the 1960s. During the second…

  • Flying Flea and Roadster – two new model names registered by Royal Enfield

    Flying Flea and Roadster – two new model names registered by Royal Enfield

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    It looks like there’s two more new bikes coming from Royal Enfield which has registered two names with the European Union Intellectual Property Office: Flying Flea and Roadster. ‘Flying Flea’ isn’t a new name for Enfield though, the original flea was a 125cc bike made from the early 1930s to the 1960s. During the second…

  • VIDEO: Guy Martin sets out to recreate the famous JUMP from The Great Escape. And it’s on TV this Sunday.

    VIDEO: Guy Martin sets out to recreate the famous JUMP from The Great Escape. And it’s on TV this Sunday.

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    Guy Martin’s been out in Austria, attempting to recreate the iconic motorcycle jump from The Great Escape. And if you want to watch his latest exploits – tune in to Guy Martin’s Great Escape this Sunday at 9pm on Channel 4. Guy Martin’s back with his latest TV stunt – and this time, he’s set…

  • EICMA 2019: Triumph unveils the Thruxton RS, a Bobber TFC and TWO Special Edition Bonnevilles

    EICMA 2019: Triumph unveils the Thruxton RS, a Bobber TFC and TWO Special Edition Bonnevilles

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    So let’s start with the Thruxton RS – a specced-up Thruxton that’s lighter and more powerful than its predecessor, the Thruxton R. The RS has just been unveiled at the EICMA Show in Milan, Italy. Triumph says that the bike has had a major power increase (up by 8PS to 105PS) with more power across…

  • When your Monkey isn’t quite unique enough…

    When your Monkey isn’t quite unique enough…

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    SO if you’re a fan of the smaller motorcycle and live in Japan then this is the type of offering that would probably catch your eye – a WWII-fighter plane (ish) style of finish for a new Honda Monkey. Made by Japanese firm Kitaco Engineering, the bike has a lot of cosmetic touches that are…

  • PARIS: Mash unveils World War Two-inspired Force 400. ONLY 200 available.

    PARIS: Mash unveils World War Two-inspired Force 400. ONLY 200 available.

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    Last week, Mash unveiled its limited edition Force 400 at the annual Parish Motor Show – and it takes styling cues from the historic motorcycles used during World War II. Of course, Mash has some experience creating limited edition machines, previously producing a custom Five Hundred model in partnership with Von Dutch. But now, it’s…

  • Amputee Iraq veteran overcomes all odds to get back to motocross

    Amputee Iraq veteran overcomes all odds to get back to motocross

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    After losing his leg to an IED during the Iraq conflict, Craig Hall beat all the odds – and within five months of prosthetic surgery, was back on his bike doing what he loves most. Craig has always had a passion for motocross, and it would seem that no improvised explosive device could change that…

  • This weekend: The Despatch Rally, Dorset

    This weekend: The Despatch Rally, Dorset

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    The Despatch Rally takes place this weekend, on Saturday May 7, 2017, in Dorset – aiming to bring together the wider motorcycling community to celebrate and honour wartime motorcycle despatch riders. The day is set to consist of themed destinations and challenges throughout the Dorset countryside, testing your skills as a Despatch rider, including; shooting, motorcycle…

  • BMF debuts bike show in Kent ‘Merlins and Motorbikes’

    BMF debuts bike show in Kent ‘Merlins and Motorbikes’

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    The British Motorcycle Federation (BMF), has joined forces with Aero Legends, Bikesure and WWII Headcorn Aerodrome to launch a thrilling new weekend event, ‘Merlins and Motorbikes’. Enthusiasts can expect an action packed experience at ‘Merlins and Motorbikes’, which is being held on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 June 2016 at the Headcorn Aerodrome in Kent. With live…

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