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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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Video: Triumph Tiger 800 XC at Trailquest

Triumph’s Tiger 800 is an easily neglected bike through no fault of its own. There’s nothing overly sexy about Hinckley’s midi-adventurer and it’s often overshadowed by its bigger, sexier, more powerful brother – a bit like Phil Neville in many ways. But then you remember it’s powered by an offshoot of one of the sexiest motors ever created. Thankfully, the… Read more →

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Video: Multistrada Enduro vs 1290 Super Adventure R

More and more adventure bike riders are taking their pricey steeds to genuine off-road environments, which is why KTM offers the more focused 1290 Super Adventure R in its range for 2017, and why Ducati created the Multistrada Enduro – Bologna’s first semi-authentic off-roader for some time. And exactly why we went to Wheeldon Farm down in Devon for some… Read more →

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WATCH: BMW HP4 Race full onboard TT lap

If you were lucky enough to be at this year’s Isle of Man TT, you would have clocked Captain Podium, aka Peter Hickman, bust some laps onboard the £70k BMW HP4 Race. Well, BMW has just released a full onboard lap for your viewing pleasure. While TT onboards undoubtedly rock, the customary fixed cameras do little to capture the sensation… Read more →

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Watch: James Hillier’s Massive Moment

We all know James Hillier brags unfeasibly large testicles. Those gonads were seriously bashed around during part one of last week’s Pokerstars Senior TT after a moment of all moments on the exit of Ballagarey – one of the scariest corners on the Mountain Course. The Ringwood Ringpiece had a decent 2017 TT and claimed fourth in the riders’ standings,… Read more →

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Video: Ducati 1299 Superleggera Review

When someone offers you a spin on the hottest superbike of 2017 – one that costs over £70k and is already sold-out – you don’t say no. Bragging 215bhp, an extensive electronics suite, and weighing just over 150kg, Ducati’s 1299 Superleggera is an engineering masterpiece. Not to mention serious mechaphilia fodder. We missed the über exclusive press test at Mugello… Read more →

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Video: 24 Hours on a Ferry

If you’re travelling to southern France, Spain or Portugal for trackdays and have your trusty steeds in transit, then there’s only really one option for travel: a ferry to northern Spain. It costs a fair chunk more than the Calais poopshoot but more than remedied by saving time and fuel, and revelling in night-time entertainment and those unrivalled chocolate mousses.… Read more →

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Video: 44T Trackday at Parcmotor

In terms of trackdays, this was the daddy. Three days of open pitlane nirvana, a hidden gem of a circuit, perfect Spanish sunshine, MotoGP megastars and, above all else, exquisite company. We had guys and gals coming from Australia, Canada and even Scotland, plus a few Catalan locals who simply turned up for the craic. Even Mel B made an… Read more →

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Video: Sidecars + TMAXs in Cape Town

44T regulars will know of our recent jaunt over to Cape Town, South Africa to ride Yamaha’s pimping new MT-10 SP. Now, many would assume that this badass supernaked would be the primary motive for such a lengthy journey darn sarf. But you’d be wrong. Having flown so far south of the equator and with time to kill, sitting in… Read more →

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Video: 2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000R v BMW S 1000 RR

Like it or not, BMW’s S 1000 RR has been the benchmark superbike since its inception in 2009. Not only was it the original electronics instigator, the S Thou’ ended Japanese domination and has consistently outsold every other model in the litre class. BMW made no secret of basing the original RR on Suzuki’s GSX-R1000. Ironically, Suzuki has been in… Read more →

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Video: Can-Am Spyder F3-S Review

One too many wheels? One too few? Or the perfect balance? One thing is for sure, you can’t accuse the Can-Am Spyder of lacking originality. The three-wheeled über weapon is full of idiosyncrasies and equal measures of electronic wizardry, and it’s a riding experience like no other. The Spyder’s 115bhp Rotax three cylinder engine and a relative lack of mechanical… Read more →

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Video: 2017 Yamaha R6 Review

There’s nowt like spanking a screaming supersports weapon in the Spanish sunshine, which is exactly what we did during the 2017 Yamaha R6 press launch at Almeria. 17 years after the original release, the class stalwart gets humble yet effective updates for this season, including bastard Euro4 compliancy and some far sexier chassis tweaks.   We tried to seamlessly encompass… Read more →