Your Latest News from the wonderful world of motorcycling!

RSS Adventure Rider
  • R80: Battery Installation mishap! 23 July 2021
    Hi all, I have just installed a new 4 post Motobatt on my 1989 BMW R80 - the wrong way around unfortunately - reverse polarity- sparks at the battery posts and smoke wafted from the top /front of the engine cover- hopefully I have not done irreversible damage. Now with the battery connected correctly, the […]
  • Replacement chain and sprockets 23 July 2021
    I’ll soon be needing a new chain for my 790r and usually do sprockets at the same time. What’s recommended besides OEM?
  • Nice cars that people have destroyed with bad taste 23 July 2021
  • New Thumper: SWM Superdual 650 23 July 2021
    http://www.swm-motorcycles.it/eng/Superdual650.html Weight 324 lbs/147kg Revitalised with chinese power, the old italian sports brand SWM with Husky-Engine. Production start: spring 2015 Welcome SWM
RSS Superbike News
  • Boom! It’s Buchan fastest ahead of Iddon at Brands Hatch 23 July 2021
    Danny Buchan fired the SYNETIQ BMW to the top of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship SUPERPICKS Free Practice times at Brands Hatch this afternoon, in a top 12 covered by just 0.969s as he moved fastest in the final minutes of the day. The top 12 riders progress directly into tomorrow’s Q2 session and Buchan […]
  • Rea vs Gerloff: Kawasaki take top honours as Day 1 at Assen turns fierce 23 July 2021
    The Ulsterman held off the American in a titanically close first day which saw the top 13 covered by less than a second, whilst all five manufacturers were inside the top five positions. The 2021 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship is well underway, and it was close in the WorldSBK class at the TT Circuit […]
  • Perfect homecoming: Aegerter puts Ten Kate Racing on top after day 1 at Assen 23 July 2021
    The Swiss rider went under lap record pace in both practice sessions at the iconic Dutch venue as the Dutch Ten Kate Racing outfit look for victory on home soil. The FIM Supersport World Championship returned to action at the TT Circuit Assen for the Prosecco DOC Dutch Round with Swiss rider Dominique Aegerter (Ten […]
  • Hammond Funds Historic Car Restoration Business With His Own Vehicles 23 July 2021
    Richard Hammond has put up eight of his vehicles to be sold by Silverstone Auctions at The Classic at Silverstone on Sunday 1 August. All proceeds are to support his new business venture The Smallest Cog, a classic vehicle restoration business that will be documented in Richard Hammond’s Workshop (working title), a brand-new original docuseries […]
RSS Product Reviews
  • Rockford Fosgate® Presents South Dakota’s All-Out Bagger Show 23 July 2021
    Rockford Fosgate® is giving us an All-Out Bagger Show – and it’s right down the road from the Sturgis Bike Rally. Beyond the Sprawling prairies, fertile farmland, and glacial lakes of South Dakota, is Harley-Davidson‘s® Outlaw Square.  The square, rich in local history, is home to a slew of events that take place throughout the […]
  • A Look Into Harley Davidson’s New H-D1™ MARKETPLACE 22 July 2021
    Harley Davidson has just revealed the all-new H-D1™ MARKETPLACE to the wide web.  The Marketplace is part of a new five-year game plan to expand the brand’s appeal to a younger generation and will provide riders with the ability to find, buy and sell H-D bikes across the country online.  The program will be backed […]
  • Triumph Announces Plans For Competition Off-Road Motorcycles 21 July 2021
    Triumph has just announced they’re working on a series of off-road competition motorcycles – and who better to contribute than off-road championship giants Ricky Carmichael and Ivan Cervantes? The all-new competition-level MX and Enduro bikes are currently under development and will purportedly ‘bring all of Triumph’s engineering expertise to riders and racers worldwide.’ Question is, […]
  • Honda CB400SF (Super Four) Motorcycles 20 July 2021
    1992-95 Honda CB400SF (Super Four) Engine Engine Liquid cooled, transverse four cylinders, four stroke, Displacement 399cc Bore x Stroke 55 x 42 mm Compression Ratio 11.3:1 Fuel Delivery Four 32mm carburetors Max Power 53 hp 38.6 kW @ 10000 rpm Max Torque 40.18 Nm @ 7500 rpm Drivetrain Transmission 5-speed Final Drive Chain CHASSIS / […]
RSS The Classic Motorcycle
  • Vacancy: Advertising Sales Executive 7 July 2021
    Are you confident, eager and looking to make a positive difference to our print and digital brands? Then we may just have the next step on your career ladder!
  • The show must go on: Stafford Classic Bike Show is a go, go, go! 15 June 2021
    The biggest and best classic bike show in the world is still going ahead despite the continuing stage three restrictions. The Stafford Classic Bike Show, normally held in April will be running on July 3-4
  • PREVIEW: July issue of The Classic MotorCycle 4 June 2021
    The July edition of The Classic MotorCycle magazine offers a lavishly illustrated celebration of legendary machines, riders and races, and news, reviews and rare period images from the golden age of motorcycling. Drawing on an
  • National Motorcycle Museum announce Winter Raffle draw results 10 May 2021
      The National Motorcycle Museum have announced the results of their highly-anticipated Winter Raffle to win a brand new/old stock 1979 Triumph Bonneville T140D Special 750cc motorcycle. Due to COVID-19 restrictions postponing April’s International Classic Bike Show at Stafford,
RSS We buy any bike
  • Songs About Motorcycles and the Stories Behind Them 19 July 2021
    The sunshine has inspired the We Buy Any Bike team to listen to some songs about motorcycles. Whilst doing this, we thought we’d write down our top 10 and do some research on what really makes them a ‘motorbike song’. Let’s find out together! Born to be Wild – Steppenwolf. Written by mars bonfire, brother […]
  • Rider of the Month – June: Maria Costello 29 June 2021
    Unlike many successful bikers, Maria Costello didn’t jump into motorcycling right from the beginning. Yes, you guessed it – it’s that time of the month again. This June we’re focusing on racer and TV extraordinaire, Maria Costello. When did Maria Costello first get into racing? Maria was born on June 9th 1973 but she didn’t […]
  • Sell My Bike In Aberdeen 25 June 2021
    The iconic granite city of Aberdeen is a very underrated and beautiful place. Many people know Aberdeen to be the ‘Grey City’, and they believe that this is down to the weather. However, it’s not! This city is statistically one of the sunniest places in the UK during the summertime, making it the perfect destination […]
  • Top 10 Touring Motorcycles of All Time 15 June 2021
    We thought we’d put together a list of our top 10 touring motorcycles. Simply because, the We Buy Any Bike team are planning on doing some UK road trips this year. If your bike isn’t on here, please feel free to leave it in the comments! 1. YAMAHA FJR 1300 First up we have Yamaha’s […]
RSS Motorcycle Daily
  • Rea not ruling out potential MotoGP 2022 switch 23 July 2021
    Maverick Vinales’ decision to quit the factory Yamaha squad at the end of the current MotoGP season amid a strained relationship between both parties is set to open up at least one spot at SRT in 2022, with Franco Morbidelli the most likely option to replace him.Should Valentino Rossi retire at the end of the […]
  • Ducati “needs to make a step” to fight for 2021 MotoGP title 23 July 2021
    Ducati currently sits second in the manufacturers’ table, 17 points behind Yamaha, while three of its riders – Pramac’s Johann Zarco and factory team pair Bagnaia and Jack Miller – occupy three of the top four spots in the riders’ title battle.Zarco is Quartararo’s nearest rival heading into the summer break, though is some 34 […]
  • Zarco “can’t rest” even if MotoGP 2021 “better than expected” 22 July 2021
    Zarco returned to factory rider status this year for the first time since quitting KTM after a disastrous 2019 after Ducati promoted him to Pramac from Avintia on full works-spec machinery.The Frenchman scored four podiums from the first nine races – all of them second-place finishes – and currently sits second in the standings 34 […]
  • Mir “didn’t expect” MotoGP rivals to make the gains they have in 2021 21 July 2021
    Mir has been critical of the lack of progress Suzuki has made with its 2021 challenger compared to the bike he won the championship on last year, noting after the Dutch TT last month that his current package was “not enough” to defend his title with.PLUS: Why Mir's MotoGP title defence can’t be written off yetScoring […]
RSS MotoGP
  • Rea not ruling out potential MotoGP 2022 switch 23 July 2021
    Maverick Vinales’ decision to quit the factory Yamaha squad at the end of the current MotoGP season amid a strained relationship between both parties is set to open up at least one spot at SRT in 2022, with Franco Morbidelli the most likely option to replace him.Should Valentino Rossi retire at the end of the […]
  • Ducati “needs to make a step” to fight for 2021 MotoGP title 23 July 2021
    Ducati currently sits second in the manufacturers’ table, 17 points behind Yamaha, while three of its riders – Pramac’s Johann Zarco and factory team pair Bagnaia and Jack Miller – occupy three of the top four spots in the riders’ title battle.Zarco is Quartararo’s nearest rival heading into the summer break, though is some 34 […]
  • Zarco “can’t rest” even if MotoGP 2021 “better than expected” 22 July 2021
    Zarco returned to factory rider status this year for the first time since quitting KTM after a disastrous 2019 after Ducati promoted him to Pramac from Avintia on full works-spec machinery.The Frenchman scored four podiums from the first nine races – all of them second-place finishes – and currently sits second in the standings 34 […]
  • Mir “didn’t expect” MotoGP rivals to make the gains they have in 2021 21 July 2021
    Mir has been critical of the lack of progress Suzuki has made with its 2021 challenger compared to the bike he won the championship on last year, noting after the Dutch TT last month that his current package was “not enough” to defend his title with.PLUS: Why Mir's MotoGP title defence can’t be written off yetScoring […]
RSS Ride Apart – expert advice
RSS Overland Magazine
  • Small and powerful mini-compressor from Desert Fox 16 July 2021
    Ultra compact, light and powerful enough to inflate a motorcycle tyre in just 90 seconds, the Desert Fox Mini Compressor is a robust go-anywhere 12-volt... The post Small and powerful mini-compressor from Desert Fox appeared first on OVERLAND magazine.
  • Norway – Riding through a fairytale 27 June 2021
    Norway can be a splendid country to visit by motorcycle: creepy old churches, grimacing trolls, majestic fjords… and elk, writes Kevin Turner There are many,... The post Norway – Riding through a fairytale appeared first on OVERLAND magazine.
  • ‘East to Zero’ by Christian Brix 19 June 2021
    Occasionally books come along that demand your concentration and demand discussion. This is one. And yet, although full of philosophy and reflection, it is a... The post ‘East to Zero’ by Christian Brix appeared first on OVERLAND magazine.
  • H-D Pan America 1250 Special – first ride 31 May 2021
    Mid Wales in May and Paddy Tyson finally gets his hands on the Harley Davidson Pan America 1250 Special. After all the hype, just what... The post H-D Pan America 1250 Special – first ride appeared first on OVERLAND magazine.
RSS Ride Apart – repair & maintenance
  • Small and powerful mini-compressor from Desert Fox 16 July 2021
    Ultra compact, light and powerful enough to inflate a motorcycle tyre in just 90 seconds, the Desert Fox Mini Compressor is a robust go-anywhere 12-volt... The post Small and powerful mini-compressor from Desert Fox appeared first on OVERLAND magazine.
  • Norway – Riding through a fairytale 27 June 2021
    Norway can be a splendid country to visit by motorcycle: creepy old churches, grimacing trolls, majestic fjords… and elk, writes Kevin Turner There are many,... The post Norway – Riding through a fairytale appeared first on OVERLAND magazine.
  • ‘East to Zero’ by Christian Brix 19 June 2021
    Occasionally books come along that demand your concentration and demand discussion. This is one. And yet, although full of philosophy and reflection, it is a... The post ‘East to Zero’ by Christian Brix appeared first on OVERLAND magazine.
  • H-D Pan America 1250 Special – first ride 31 May 2021
    Mid Wales in May and Paddy Tyson finally gets his hands on the Harley Davidson Pan America 1250 Special. After all the hype, just what... The post H-D Pan America 1250 Special – first ride appeared first on OVERLAND magazine.
RSS Asphalt & Rubber
  • Harley-Davidson Posts Mixed Results for Its Q2 2021 Sales 22 July 2021
    Harley-Davidson sales are booming in 2021 compared to last year, but is that a true measure of the Bar & Shield brand's health? The post Harley-Davidson Posts Mixed Results for Its Q2 2021 Sales appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.
  • Garrett Gerloff Signs a One-Year WorldSBK Deal with Yamaha 22 July 2021
    Garrett Gerloff will stay in WorldSBK for 2022, as the American has signed a one-year extension with Yamaha Motor Europe for next season. The post Garrett Gerloff Signs a One-Year WorldSBK Deal with Yamaha appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.
  • Ducati Panigale V2 Bayliss Edition Comes with the Goodies 22 July 2021
    It's a bit long-winded, but the Ducati Panigale V2 Bayliss 1st Champion 20th Anniversary comes with some punch for its bigger price tag. The post Ducati Panigale V2 Bayliss Edition Comes with the Goodies appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.
  • MotoGP Calendar Changed, Again – Thailand Canceled 21 July 2021
    The Thai GP has been canceled because of coronavirus concerns. Could MotoGP host a double round at Sepang or Austin? The post MotoGP Calendar Changed, Again – Thailand Canceled appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.