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2018 Weston Beach Race | Absolute Carnage

Carnage is a hackneyed word these days – almost default in a millennial’s vocabulary – but there’s no other way of describing the Weston Beach Race. Nothing can prepare for this shit; three hours of digging sandcastles with a cacophony of racing engines and a bouquet of sweet two-stroke, mixed with a healthy dose of testosterone-based competition is one of… Read more →

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Video: 999 v F4 | ROADTRIP | EP01

The first episode of the greatest thing ever to appear on the interwebs is now live. Yep, the first action-packed instalment of our 999 v F4 roadtrip took the world wide web by storm last week, highlighting our touring woes as we leave England for Baden-Baden (it’s so good-good) and our final destination of Mugello. Being the Budget Bike Battle,… Read more →

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Riding Buildbase Suzuki’s British Superbike

When you get an invite to ride any sort of pukka racing machine, you don’t say no. So after months of planning and receiving call from Mr Suzuki, asking if we’d like a spin on a factory-backed British Superbike, I didn’t say no. I am, of course, referring to the Buildbase Suzuki of Richard Cooper: the diminutive BSB regular who… Read more →

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Video: Battle Italia | 90 SECONDS OF EPIC

Here’s what we’ve been working on for the past month or so, and what we’ll continue to work on in the coming weeks; editing 8 days’ worth of epic footage from numerous cameras after cavorting through France, Germany, Switzerland and Italy aboard our Italian exotica, and ending at Mugello… As with any 44T adventure, this trip was packed with incidental… Read more →

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Zwarte Cross 2018

What happens when you bring 220,000 crazy partygoers into a festival atmosphere, chuck in an international-spec motocross track and a complete lack of health and safety, and a few KTM 790 Dukes? Zwarte Cross. That’s what.     44T regulars will know that Chris absolutely loves motocross and anything off-road related, so what better way to feed that hunger for pain… Read more →

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Video: Budget Bike Battle Italia

Hi there. Yes, you. Sorry, been a bit baron on the 44T interwebs of late, which is down to spending excessive periods locked in a room, editing the Budget Bike Battle blockbuster series among other excuses. We’ve also been trying to launch an all-new website that’s proven far more engrossing than originally planned, as well as concentrating on video production.… Read more →

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DYNO | Ducati Panigale V4

Ah, dynos: the topic of many pub debates and catalyst for severed friendships. We don’t tend to upload too many, although the Ducati Panigale V4 was too god damn sexy to dismiss given its plausible hype and game-changing protocol. Ducati claims a monstrous 215bhp (at the crank), so what does this translate to on JHS Racing modest Dynojet 250i? We’ve… Read more →

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The £2,500,000 Garage | Yamaha Racing Experience

What happens when Yamaha assembles 150 R1Ms into the garage at Silverstone? You have yourselves a £2,500,000 garage. That’s exactly what happened last August (yes, we know, apologies for the late upload) when the Yamaha Racing Experience rolled into the UK for what should have been the ultimate trackday. VIPs, world championship racers, technical seminars, 150 R1Ms gracing our very… Read more →

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Ducati Panigale V4 Review

You’ve probably heard murmurings from last weekend’s Ducati Panigale V4 world press launch in Valencia, although you probably haven’t heard about a few of us taking some rental bikes (Valencia’s equivalent of Boris Bikes) and riding them down steps and swapping brake cables and basically imitating Mat Hoffman. Anyway, I digress. Rarely has a brand-new motorcycle received such unanimous praise… Read more →

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Budget Bike Battle | ZX-7R Update

While the SRAD lays dormant at JHS Racing awaiting further surgery, and I plan the next haemorrhaging of spondoolies, Chris has been, erm, busy doing nothing with the ZX-7R. Okay, that isn’t strictly accurate, but he’s adopted a far more frugal/lazy approach to the Budget Bike Battle and even managed some winter miles. The bastard. I suppose the clue is… Read more →

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Ducati Panigale V4 | Onboard at Valencia

Head down, bum up, gut caressing the tank, the dash is reading nearly 300kmh before braking into Valencia’s bonkers first turn. Every lap I tell myself to brake later, as the Ducati Panigale V4 has so much more talent in reserve to gobble corners, but my brain says no. This thing is ridiculous. Likewise, during corner exit, the throttle is… Read more →