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Ridden: Ian Hutchinson’s Tyco BMW

I’m sat on the startline at Goodwood Festival of Speed, waiting for my run up the hill. James Hillier has just peppered me in Metzeler rubber after smoking his rear tyre. Initially, I thought he was warming the tyre. It soon transpired he was purposely trying to cover me in specks of rubber, like a rubber bukkake. I took it… Read more →

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Flashback: Super Duke GTs to Austrian MotoGP

This time last year, I was recovering from my stag weekend. It wasn’t a very civilised affair and many boundaries were broken. My soul was broken too, but there wasn’t time to mope around and contemplate the debauchery (even if the Waybuloo theme tune sparked emotional turmoil) because we had a 44T mission to complete – riding to the Austrian… Read more →

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Video: ECU Flashing

Some forms of flashing are frowned upon, and rightly so. However, ECU flashing has become a staple part of sportsbike lifestyle in recent years, particularly as superstock racing now permits ECU fettling, and rightly so. Is the good old fashioned fuelling module redundant? Based on these results, yes. At just over £200 for an exclusive map (plus dyno time), it’s… Read more →

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Ridden: BMW HP4 Race at Goodwood

If you haven’t been, Goodwood Festival of Speed really is the ultimate petrolhead’s paradise. Hundreds of classics, modern cars and bikes, collectors’ pieces and everything between, all gathered together at Lord March’s estate for an extended weekend of eargasms and spectacular sights. Whether it’s the hillclimb action, a sensory overload in the paddock, or the array of assorted displays, there’s… Read more →

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EXCLUSIVE: 10% off all BMWs in June with 44Rewards!

Yep, you lucky bastards have read that correctly. We’ve teamed-up with our buddies at Bahnstormer (probably the world’s best motorcycle dealer) to celebrate their 10th anniversary by offering you a whopping 10% off all BMWs in June. No hidden nasties, no surprises, just a big saving and smiles everywhere. And the best bit? You’re helping us to carry on making… Read more →

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Join us for 44Teeth’s first Trackday!

We’re going on a summer holiday. And you’re invited. Yes, we’ve finally sorted (a certain amount of) our shit out, booked the marvellous circuit of Parcmotor near Barcelona to host our first ever trackday with the help of logistics partners, Pacific MotorSport. This ain’t your normal, everyday, smash and grab trackday. It’s a trackday with a sexy twist and exclusive… Read more →

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Will there be a new Triumph Daytona? We think so…

Probably the most frequently asked question over the past 12 months: will there be a new Triumph Daytona coming soon? The Daytona 675 has been, without doubt, the best ‘600’ supersports bike in recent years – possibly ever – and that’s without a whiff of patriotism. Its discontinuation is sacrilege, even if 600cc sales are pathetic. Let’s the objective bits… Read more →

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Access All Areas: KTM RC16

As the 2016 season reaches its climax in Valencia this weekend, MotoGP welcomes another manufacturer onto the grid of glitz and glamour. KTM is wildcarding with factory test pilot, Mika Kallio riding the RC16, giving us a taster of the Austrian firm’s full-time comeback in 2017 and beyond. It wasn’t too long ago that MotoGP was berated for its dwindling… Read more →

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Talan Skeels-Piggins: From Paralysis To Podium

After years of torture, countless trips to surgery and nearly losing his leg, there’s no doubt that Ian Hutchinson deserves his miracle man status. The sheer grit and determination mixed with unwavering positivity and innate ability to spank a motorcycle are all traits clearly evident in Hutchy, but what about recovering from paralysis and claiming on a podium? Talan Skeels-Piggins… Read more →

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Bridgestone H50: The Tyre For Big, Fat Americans

It’s no secret that this job is indeed the best job in the world. It’s also far from easy, although launches like last week’s Bridgestone gig in Florida tend to soothe the agony somewhat: Orlando sunshine, swamp boats and wakeboarding, followed by riding some big, fat American bastards. And by that, I mean Harley Davidsons and Indians. Designed specifically for… Read more →

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2016 motorcycle sales: everyone loves being naked…

Fresh figures from the MCIA (Motorcycle Industry Association) have indicated that naked bikes, in 2016, are trendier than Chris Eubank Snr. Of the 79,234 motos registered so far this year – which is 6.9% up on 2015 and bloody good for motorcycling – 23,713 of those have been naked steeds.   Conversely, the touring sector has suffered and is 11.9%… 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 →