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  • Pocket Rocket: Aprilia’s A2-licence friendly RS 457

    Pocket Rocket: Aprilia’s A2-licence friendly RS 457

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    Aprilia are making their presence felt in the A2-compliant sportsbike space with the RS 457, unveiled at the Italian Misano MotoGP event and targeted directly to young riders. The DOHC parallel twin sportsbike reaches the class maximum 47bhp and was seen out in testing in July alongside the Moto Guzzi Stelvio adventure bike, which is…

  • Jonathan Rea to Race for Yamaha in WorldSBK from 2024

    Jonathan Rea to Race for Yamaha in WorldSBK from 2024

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    Yamaha Motor Europe is pleased to announce that six-time FIM Superbike World Champion Jonathan Rea will race alongside Andrea Locatelli in the Pata Yamaha Prometeon WorldSBK Official Team in 2024, having secured a two-year agreement with the Ulsterman. Rea is the most successful WorldSBK rider of all time, winning six consecutive titles in an incredible…

  • Jonathan Rea To Leave KRT!

    Jonathan Rea To Leave KRT!

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    Six time WorldSBK Champion, Jonathan Rea, will leave the Kawasaki Racing Team at the end of the 2023 season Formally contracted for both the current and 2024 seasons, Rea will be released from this agreement by mutual consent at the end of the racing season. During his time riding for the official factory team, 36-year-old…

  • WSBK: Kawasaki Update

    WSBK: Kawasaki Update

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    As the long summer break in WorldSBK race action concludes, there will be a short test session for the official Kawasaki FIM Superbike World Championship team at Motorland Aragon between 29-30 August. With just one day remaining from their mandated limit of ten days of testing, Rea and Lowes will only ride on the final…

  • Save on a Suzuki!

    Save on a Suzuki!

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    Suzuki has announced an extension of its £500 promotion on its 125cc road bikes, with the offer now running until the end of September 2023. Suzuki’s 125cc promotion is a relatively straightforward one which means that the Suzuki GSX-R125 and Suzuki GSX-S125 are both subject to a £500 price reduction, now until the end of…

  • Double WSS champ. extends WSB Yamaha Contract

    Double WSS champ. extends WSB Yamaha Contract

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    Yamaha Motor Europe is pleased to announce that Dominique Aegerter will remain with Yamaha in the FIM Superbike World Championship until the end of the 2024 season after agreeing to terms with the 32-year-old Swiss rider to extend the existing contract for another year. The 2024 season will be Aegerter’s fourth as a Yamaha rider,…

  • KRT And Cheshire Mouldings Confirm Two-Year Deal

    KRT And Cheshire Mouldings Confirm Two-Year Deal

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    Already a familiar sight on the Kawasaki Racing Team are the Ninja ZX-10RR machines of Jonathan Rea and Alex Lowes with the blue Cheshire Mouldings logo.  We are delighted to announce that Cheshire Mouldings, confirmed at Donington Park they, will be a main sponsor of the Kawasaki factory WorldSBK team for another two years. Leaders…

  • Yamaha Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the Revolutionary R1

    Yamaha Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the Revolutionary R1

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    Yamaha Motor Europe is proud to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the ground-breaking R1 with dedicated activities planned at the Yamaha Racing Experience (YRE). This year the YRE will be held at the legendary Mugello Circuit in Italy on the 21st and 22nd of July and will bring together some of Yamaha’s biggest stars and enthusiasts to honour…

  • Toprak Razgatlıoğlu Gifted His 2021 Title-Winning Yamaha R1 in Misano 

    Toprak Razgatlıoğlu Gifted His 2021 Title-Winning Yamaha R1 in Misano 

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    Toprak Razgatlıoğlu, the 2021 FIM Superbike World Champion, was brought back together with his Yamaha R1 when an emotional presentation was held at the Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli” on Saturday afternoon. The Pata Yamaha Prometeon WorldSBK Team looked on as Razgatlıoğlu was presented his bike by Eric de Seynes, President and CEO of Yamaha…

  • QUICK SPIN! Honda CBR300R

    QUICK SPIN! Honda CBR300R

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    Bob Pickett takes a look at a 2017 pocket rocket… Honda introduced the CBR300R in 2014, replacing the CBR250R (comprehensively outgunned by Kawasaki’s Ninja 300). It got a 35cc capacity hike, cosmetically altered to resemble the rest of the CBR range and ABS as standard. We tested a 2017 model with Scorpion end-can, aftermarket levers…

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