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A quarter of a cent ury has passed since Suzuki's GSX-R750F was first uncrated in a showroom near you. Barely refined beyond the endurance racer it started life as, the GSX-R750 instantly redefined the sportsbike world. Other manufacturers were building interesting bikes, but nothing could match the brutal focus of the Gixer. Don't be completely sucked in by all '25th Anniversary of GSX-R' stuff though - it's only the 750 that's 25 years old in 2010. GSX-R factually 26 years-old, there was a...

Tinmouth

Fast Bikes caught up with the fastest lady in the UK WORDS BY ALASTAIR 'A-FORCE'FAGAN PICS BY PAUL BARTON My oad was into bikes and when I was 171 got my road licence. I thought it was the normal thing to do. As soon as I was old enough, I got a Suzuki TS12S and razzed it around on the road, I fell off a couple of times too 1 had no idea about how to get into racing. So I was training to be a bike mechanic to learn how to fix my own bike. I eventually got a job in a dealership with the hope...

Kawasaki Zx6r

The renaissance of the ZX-6R is complete. But for the fact that Triumph got their act together and made some smart changes to the Dayton a, you'd be looking at the incumbent class winner. And this Is where the Kawasaki has longed to be, on top, lording smarmily over its rivals. The 2009 model, both sophisticated and savage at the same time, was a huge leap forward for the green machine and invigorated a bike that had lost its way. 2010 provides only new colours and a revised damper for the...

Honda Cbr600rr

Forget the fact that this CBR600RR a lady's face plastered all over it and lipstick marks on the seat unit, and revel in something different from the Big H. Honda must have a new designer, although we wonder if he's still on the payroll Genius and madness are closely related, and we're not sure which camp this 'Special Edition (with bold graphics)' paint scheme falls into. Whadya reckon The 2010 RR was certainly a catalyst for long discussion in Spain, And then all the way through France, too....

New Ducati1198 Powered Superbike Breaks Cover

Bimota - founded by Bianchi, Morri and Tamburini - tapped into a need that was so strong at the time of being founded, that it's now incredible to look back and comprehend that the Japs had missed the trick. While the Rising Sun could make some bonkers motors back then, theirchassis weren't much better than the cheese-string Maybe that's why the undeniably beautiful new DBS is edging towards the affordable end of the market, in recognition of its market competition. The spec' helps the price,...

Wsbbike Test Coronary Anticipation

As if this job wasn't good enough, now and then you get slung the golden bone. And the responsibility that comes with it When I normally look up to see Alastair smiling at me, it's a prelude to borrowing money But while his grin tried its toothy best to compete with his growing girth of forehead, this instance was different. He'd received an email from in Front Motorsport's Julian Thomas, the world superbike press officer, inviting us back to test the latest crop of arse-kickers. There were...

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BMW's It's a sad Fact that draconian and ever harsher speeding laws and not just J on these shores do nothing to help a hyperbike's cause. The throttle goes both ways, true, but would you really want one of these to sit in average-speed checks for most of its life Unless you've ridden or owned one you have no idea how easy it is to creep over limits bv far more than a mph - or 30. And, of course, they take a little more experience It's hard not to tei I you to j...

Tasty Hose

Samco Sport has announced the world's first silicone hose for permanent fuel use - the Samco ProFuel. Colour wise, there are 15 available options, Blue, Red, Black, Yellow. Bright Green, Orange, Purple, White, British Racing Green, Silver, Pink, new Gun metal Grey, Urban Camo, Samco Blaze and Classic Black Clip kits are also available for ail ProFuel hoses. See samcosport. com for more. The 'No Budget CUP' 5 an exciting new race series for British bikers on a budget. The series is already a...

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