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Video: Lords of the Ring EP01 | Touring Overload

Our love for sportsbikes is an unconditional love, but touring aboard these fully-faired brethren brings obvious limitations – especially when you have to pack hideous amounts of camping gear and, of course, a drum kit, a keyboard and a guitar. Yes, we were getting the band back together. Armed with the a BMW GS Rallye, KTM’s 1290 Super Adventure S… 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: Limited Edition BMW S 1000 RR

You’ve probably seen it glorifying the interwebs in recent days but here it is in full video format. As part of Bahnstormer’s 10th anniversary celebrations, Baron was asked to design a limited edition BMW S 1000 RR and this beauty is the end product. Painted by the immense talents at Image Design Custom in Camberley, a painstaking amount of effort… 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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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 →