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British Motorsport ‘Could End’ Due To EU Ruling

Vnuk. A seemingly innocent four-letter acronym. It’s not. This one is basted in doom and misery, and it’s not even an FLA. This week, the government issued a document for public consultation with an option to implement the European Court’s decision involving the ‘Vnuk judgment.’ The Vnuk judgment imposes compulsory third party injury and damage insurance to all vehicles used… Read more →

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Photo Spesh: Viñales triggers beast mode at Valencia Test

Happy New Year! 2017 starts now, well, it started on Tuesday in Valencia and the happiest man leaving the test must have been Maverick Viñales. Fastest on both days and the only man to dip into the 1m29s, Yamaha’s new factory pilot looked comfortable from the outset and the odds of him claiming a maiden title in 2017 have been… Read more →

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2017 Model Release | 04/10/16 | Save The Date

Rather than attending the Intermot show in Cologne, we’ll be razzing £50k’s worth of superbike exotica round Estoril at the 44Teeth trackday and filming yet more delicious content. Sometimes you’ve got just gotta take the rough with the smooth. Anyway, enough willy waving… The point is, just because we’re missing out on the show, it doesn’t mean you have to.… Read more →

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Supercharged Yamaha SR400 by Krugger

The latest addition to Yamaha’s Yard Built lushness is this inconspicuous SR400 retro racer. Built by Belgian custom builder, Fred ‘Krugger’ Bertrand, the 1970s lookalike takes inspiration from one of Valentino Rossi’s mechanics, Bernard Ansiau – who has also spannered for the likes of Wayne Rainey and Kenny Roberts.      This, ladies and gentlemen, is how you take a previously… Read more →

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All-new Yamaha & Öhlins Öfferings

Öhlins and Yamaha go together like a ham and cheese sandwich. The Swedish suspension überlord was once partly owned by the Japanese tuning fork brand and, although Kenth Öhlin bought back his majority shareholding in 2007, the two brands have always remained synonymous. And now there’s a fresh collaboration for this season. Yamaha dealers are offering a new range of… Read more →

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Brad Binder: “Racing bikes, you get more pussy than anyone”

MotoGP is brewing nicely in 2016: new race winners, records being smashed left, right and centre, entertainment throughout all classes and a genuine British resurgence. But Moto3, once again, provided the closest, most enthralling fairing-bashing at Silverstone and factory KTM pilot, Brad Binder claimed his fourth victory of the season after a motivational session chat with 44Teeth. What started as… Read more →

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Guy Martin’s World Land Speed Record attempt is a go-go…

Ending months of speculation and anticipation, Triumph has just confirmed that the British brand will return to Bonneville Salt Flats this month in an attempt to smash the world land speed record. And the pilot? As expected, everyone’s favourite tea-drinking, pork scratching-making, occasional road racer and the best Top Gear presenter never to present Top Gear, Guy Martin. Guy will… Read more →

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2017 Can-Am Spyder

One too many wheels? Absolutely shite in traffic? Looks like a bastardised American muscle car on ‘roids? Quite possibly, but the Can-Am Spyder is hilarious fun in the right environment and takes drifting to another level – not that we’d know, officer… Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) – the parent company of Can-Am – invite future owners of the Spyder to… Read more →

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Video: Save of the Year?

Nobody likes crashing. Crashing is bad. Not even Ruben Xaus liked crashing despite his penchant for doing so most weekends. And highsides? No thanks, especially when you’ve worked your bollocks off to fund your pride and joy. Saving gargantuan highsides, broken bones and hideous amounts of money is usually left for the professionals (Randy Mamola’s infamous save back in the… Read more →

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Panigale Highside

As some already know, I’m not racing at Brands Hatch this weekend due to personal reasons (intensive care, kids, and shit). However, that hasn’t halted the P&H Motorcycles/Carl Cox Motorsport team providing high-class entertainment in the Ducati TriOptions Cup, with my team-mate, Leon Morris launching a naughty highside while exiting Clearways. There have been very few highsides in the Ducati… Read more →

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2016 Ducati TriOptions Cup Rd1: Silverstone

Racing, oh how I’ve missed you. Those long, derelict winter months have whizzed by and we could have done with a few extra weeks until the first 2016 British Superbike round at Silverstone. A hectic pre-season schedule involving zero pre-season testing (and budget) isn’t an ideal scenario, but that’s life. Although there was the obvious task of representing P&H/Carl Cox… Read more →

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OUT OF OFFICE…

This is just a heads-up, an out-of-office notice to our regulars. As some of you know, we’re off to sunnier climes in search of Spanish trackday nirvana next week, riding down through France (straight after Silverstone BSB) and northern Spain to Parcmotor for a two-day circuit extravaganza. Hopefully the first of many 44T-hosted trackdays… Why? Well, we’ve got Kawasaki’s all-new… Read more →