Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa II
The Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa II uses two compounds applied in three zones on the front hoop and three compounds applied in five zones on the rear. The tyre is said to transfer racetrack performance into street versatility. Fronts (120/70ZR17) are priced from $239 and rears (v
TT Isle of Man: Ride on the Edge
Be an armchair TT legend
Tow car - Toyota Fortuner
It’s entry-level price means it has hard plastics on the interior, a split key/central-locking button set up and a CD player. On the plus side, it’s got a chill box, seven-inch touchscreen with basic multimedia and Bluetooth, but no Sat Nav. You are also getting Toyota’s le
Bridgestone A41 & T31
Is there any tougher test bed than the harsh Moroccan desert to introduce a new adventure tyre to the market? Bridgestone doesn’t think so
Toyota tow buddy - Toyota Fortuner GX
We have not accidentally put a long-term vehicle on the Tested pages. These days, many motorcyclists require a quality tow vehicle to transport their bikes to the track, to the bush, or to a bike show. Not all cars are suitable for towing a couple of tons worth of trailer and mot
AGV Veloce S
Link International, the Australian distributor for the Italian AGV brand in Australia, has sent me the new AGV Veloce S helmet in the Rossi Ranch colour scheme.
Vintage TT year
Isle of Man TT 1973 hardcover book
Mr Smith: a sharp mind in a blunt body
I was having one of my usual stress-filled days at Gassit HQ a few weeks ago, when an email from Bill McKinnon, former editor of Two Wheels magazine, lobbed into my inbox.
Guy Martin Road Racer book
Guy Martin is among the world’s best known road racers, now famous as much for his film and television appearances as for his racing achievements. As the principal player in a 2010 TT documentary film, Guy dodged death in a spectacular 240km/h fireball crash. Working with TV
Whispering Smith by Barry Smith
Did you know that Aussie racer Barry Smith won a TT at the Isle of Man with a motorcycle he’d only done one practice lap on? I didn’t either, until I read his honest and entertaining autobiography Whispering Smith. Like Barry’s self-backed career, this book is self-publish
Michelin Road 5 world launch
The world launch of Michelin’s new Road 5 tyre has just wrapped up in Seville, Spain. Here is a quick behind the scenes look at what went on.
Panigale V4 WSBK bike tested
A new engine note was heard when action got underway in a two-day WorldSBK test at Jerez.