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Catalunya 2009 – Rossi wins on stunning last lap

15 March, 2020
You don’t take your 99th career victory if your name isn’t Valentino Rossi, and you almost never see what happened in the final lap in today’s Catalunya race on the Montmelò circuit, if the one of the rider’s involved last…

Michele Pirro to test Ducati GP12 at Mugello

15 March, 2020
Yamaha, Repsol Honda and LCR Honda will be starting a private two-day test at the Motorland Aragon circuit today, while Ducati will have its test team back at Mugello for a three-day test, after testing with Valentino Rossi at Misano…

Transformers Cosplay Motorcycle

15 March, 2020
For all you anime and manga lovers out there, check out this Transformers-like cosplay of a moving motorcycle that showed up at this year’s North American Anime Expo. The guy is actually moving using motorized wheels on his legs.

BMW Motorrad Innovation Contest 2009

15 March, 2020
We originally posted on the BMW Motorrad Innovation Contest back in April and here’s a reminder to get your innovations in before the competition closes. In the search for new ideas for BMW motorcycles of the future, the BMW Motorrad…

WSBK – Simon Andrews confirmed as Vermeulen's Replacement

15 March, 2020
MSS Colchester Kawasaki rider Simon Andrews has been officially called in to replace injured Chris Vermeulen in PBM Kawasaki Racing team in this weekend’s WSBK round at Valencia.Vermeulen recently had keyhole surgery to try to fix the problems afflicting his…

More From the Misano WSBK Weekend

15 March, 2020
Rider quotes from the Misano Superbike weekend, where Max Biaggi dominated the races and Aprilia strengthened its hold in the manufacturers standings and now has a 313 points over Suzuki (283) and Ducati (250).The teams will be at Imola tomorrow…

October festivals in Italy: autumn apple harvest in Trentino

15 March, 2020
We weren’t kidding when we said October festivals in Italy were numerous and mostly dedicated to autumn fare, Italian harvest time and wine tastings.In Casez, Sanzeno, in the Val di Non, Trentino there is an apple festival that celebrates the…

New buyers for Moto Morini?

15 March, 2020
With the announcement that Moto Morini would stay open until the end of September, the company bought itself some time to see if any other interested purchasers showed their hand. According to reports, entrepreneur Stephan Franz could be interesting in…

Miss Italy 2009 is Maria Perrusi

15 March, 2020
Miss Italy 2009 is 18-year-old Maria Perrusi from Calabria, who celebrated her birthday just two days ago. She is 1.82 metres tall with green eyes and brown hair and is currently studying accounting in her final year at school. She…

Tuscany: grand villa for sale

15 March, 2020
In Tuscany not far from Florence and Siena there is this grand villa. An amazing split-level house perched on a green hill and which seems to have just come out of one of those romantic novels people still read eagerly.…

Divorce Finalized between Triumph and BE1 Racing

15 March, 2020
Just yesterday we informed you of the rumor floating around that World Supersport team BE1 Racing and Triumph were on the outs, which was confirmed by the provisional 2011 entry list that already had riders Luca Scassa and Chaz Davies…

Airbag on a Goldwing

15 March, 2020
What a useless test. Why didn’t they see if it accidentally deploys if you hit one of the huge potholes that are becoming the state of our roads lately?

For latecomers: Desmosedici RR on sale via Ebay

15 March, 2020
Our reader Damned Throttle gave us the tip of this strange auction on Ebay that you can find here. It’s oh-so-rare but at this auction, you can buy the Desmosedici RR which we recently talked about as appealing to the…

Micronations: the Principality of Seborga

15 March, 2020
Is geography your forte? If so tell me right away the names of the smallest states in Europe. Sorry wrong answer! Well, a few weeks ago I would have given the wrong answer, too, I’m afraid. After all the most…

Your photos: a Yamaha R6 or a Cafe Racer?

15 March, 2020
Reader “djtech” sent us this photo of a friend’s Yamaha R6 after an accident. The rider was turning off the road when this mini van ran into the back of him.While the rider wasn’t damaged, the Yamaha R6 now looks…

Sardinia resorts and hotels: Petra Segreta

15 March, 2020
Petra Segreta is a beautiful four-star hotel looking out across the blue waters of the Gulf of Arzachena and from which one can even spot Caprera, Maddalena and Corsica, three of the most enchanting islands of the Mediterranean Sea. The…

WSBK: BMW Motorrad Italia Team test at Portimao

15 March, 2020
World Superbike newcomer BMW Motorrad Italia Team, with James Toseland and Ayrton Badovini got their first ride in a private two day test at Portimao, on their official BMW S1000RR’s which the Italian team only finished building last week. The…

MotoGP Jerez: New Stoner and Pedrosa duel in FP1

15 March, 2020
This morning’s first MotoGP free practice at Jerez was carried out under clear and sunny skies and warm temperatures and as always the fastest on the track was who else, but Casey Stoner, but he managed it only in the…

Misano 125ccGP – Italy vs Spain, Again

15 March, 2020
You guys know the score by now, the video lasts until Dorna’s watchdogs start scouring YouTube.Andrea Iannone and Julian Simon had been fighting it out for most of the Misano125cc race until Pol Espargaro who had made a brilliant comeback…
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