Tag: bikers

Biker vicar returns to Wales

Biker vicar returns to Wales

A MOTORBIKE-MAD vicar is revving up for his latest challenge as he returns home to Wales. The Rev Mark Prevett will be licensed as priest in charge of Merthyr Tydfil, St David and Abercanaid next week by the Archbishop of Wales. The 54-year-old takes over from the Rev Martyn Davies, […]

Bennetts Ultimate Track Day returns

Bennetts Ultimate Track Day returns

FANCY a pillion ride with Cal Crutchlow, Scott Redding or James Toseland?Bennetts insurance is offering 100 lucky bikers the chance to win a ticket to their latest Ultimate Track Day at Cheshire’s Oulton Park, hosted by the three star riders and ‘celebrity guest instructor’ Jamie Whitham. All the famous racers […]

‘Biker’ dictionary definition updated

‘Biker’ dictionary definition updated

  THE WORD ‘biker’ has had its dictionary definition updated after complaints that it didn’t accurately represent modern-day motorcyclists. The Oxford English Dictionary has changed the old definition, which read: ‘motorcyclist, especially one who is a member of a gang’, with the example ‘a long-haired biker in dirty denim’. The […]

Biker’s dream Vegas wedding made real by Bennetts

Biker’s dream Vegas wedding made real by Bennetts

LOVE was in the air ahead of Valentine’s Day when one lucky biker received the surprise of a lifetime. Angela McCann was ‘all shook up’ when she opened her front door to find Elvis on her doorstep on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, who went on to explain that her dream to […]

Car and bike in amazing ‘undertake’ stunt

Car and bike in amazing ‘undertake’ stunt

AN OUTRAGEOUS world-first stunt has seen a superbike ridden underneath a car – while the car was being driven on two wheels around one of Silverstone’s famous corners. Pro bike racer Chris ‘The Stalker’ Walker rode a Kawasaki ZX-10R Ninja British Superbike underneath a special edition Alfa Romeo MiTo SBK […]

Ex-magazine editor writes first-time rider guide

Ex-magazine editor writes first-time rider guide

A GUIDE to buying and owning your first motorbike has been announced, claiming to offer a one-stop shop for all the key information a new rider could want. ‘Motorcycles – A first-time buyer’s guide’ aims to simplify the potentially daunting process of buying a motorcycle and features a section giving […]

New Year honours highlight services to motorcycling

New Year honours highlight services to motorcycling

FOUR bikers have been acknowledged in the New Year honours list, with an OBE and a trio o MBEs awarded for achievements including services to racing and safety. Well known and respected motorcycle dealer Colin Appleyard has been awarded an MBE after many years of involvement with racing both on […]

Free app opens Dainese history books

Free app opens Dainese history books

KIT MANUFACTURER Dainese has released an iPad app to coincide with the company’s 40th anniversary. The app, which will also be made available on the iPhone soon, allows users to explore some of the Italian brand’s hidden heritage, including its first knee slider, first back protector and leather racing suits […]

Bike racing to make Rockingham return

Bike racing to make Rockingham return

MOTORCYLE racing is to be reinstated to the Rockingham Speedway calendar after a successful first year for the Thundersport GB National Championships. The track, whose outer bowl layout is reportedly the fastest race track in Europe, will use one of its in-field routes for rounds 10 and 11 of Thundersport […]