Tag Archive for Thruxton

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Panigale V4 makes BSB debut at Thruxton

Riders Motorcycles’ Martin Jessopp gave the Ducati Panigale V4 its British Superbike debut at Thruxton over the weekend – albeit during a gap in racing when sponsors’ pillion rides take place (and there must have been a serious love sesh with Race Director, Stuart Higgs as this sort of skulduggery never happens at BSB). In anticipation of swapping his BMW… Read more →

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Join us at Thruxton BSB

Yes sports fans. Join us for British Superbikes at Thruxton next week (3rd-5th of August), as we’ve teamed-up with the UK’s greatest dealership, Bahnstormer BMW, for a weekend of two wheel chatter and general hang time. The Budget Bike Battle steeds will be present and stealing the limelight in Bahnstormer’s mini showroom, right next to the skidpan in Thruxton’s all-new… Read more →

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Video: Ducati 899 Panigale Onboard at Thruxton

Thruxton is the UK’s fastest track. With an average lap speed of over 114mph on a superbike, it’s faster than any MotoGP circuit (thanks to Matthew Roberts for that juicy nugget) and requires massive swingers to succeed. Buggered by noise issues means that riding Thruxton is a rarity, which is a shame as its warp-speed idiosyncrasies deserve to be spread… Read more →

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Triumph Releases Five ‘New Bonnevilles’

Triumph is the latest player to add to the ever-growing modern classic segment. Once the world’s coolest motorcycle (ask your grandad), the Bonneville is making a comeback next season as Triumph has just released five new models based on the timeless classic of 1959. Launched among a veritable feast of beards and grinders in Shoreditch at Bike Shed’s HQ, Triumph… Read more →