Join Jeremy Toye onboard his Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R as they make their open-class-winning run at the 92nd annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
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There’s all kinds of reasons why we ride motorcycles, and everyone who does ride claims ownership of a few of these reasons. But there’s an increasing amount of female motorcyclists with uniquely feminine reasons for riding motorcycles. In celebration of July being Women’s Motorcycling Month, we comprised a list of reasons why women should become motorcyclists. Just remember, ladies, this list was written by a man (who really tried not to mess it up too badly), so an open mind and a sense of humor is encouraged … More
For years, there was no point to making a list of the fastest road motorcycles. Bike makers agreed to limit speeds at 186 mph in order to escape the wrath of safety regulators from Japan to both sides of the Atlantic. As a result, only a few bikes kept pushing the limits while others claiming to stay at the prescribed mark could only offer minor upgrades or track-only extras to increase a bike’s power quotient.
In recent years, superbike makers have began pushing motorcycles to top speeds that leave those old limits behind. The titans that publicly respected speed barriers continued improving the technology … More
I’ve never been swarmed by thousands of angry bees, but I guess this must be what it’s like. A brief glance in my rear-view mirror tells a scary tale. They’re everywhere. I look at the speedometer. It reads 130 mph – on a treacherous mountain pass, no less. Speed limits? There are none. This is “Mad Sunday” during the Isle of Man TT. A time for mere mortals to venture onto the 37.7-mile course, likely hung-over, aboard two-wheeled missiles capable of 200 mph. It’s fun to pretend you’re John McGuiness or Joey Dunlop, at least for the day. But for me, rocketing down the country lane in my dad’s two-seater sports car – with hedges, trees and quaint Manx pubs blurred beyond recognition – it’s bloody terrifying.
A group of six or seven bikers fly past … Pictures and more