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19 March 2019

VR46 Headquarters

One hundred metres before you pass the heavily graffitied sign that tells you you’re entering the town of Tavullia there’s a big building on the left, mostly painted yellow and with a curved, mirror-glassed entrance block. It’s a flamboyant construction which looks somewhat

Gassit Garage / Columns
18 March 2019

Not Forgotten - Keith Bryen

From a poultry farm on the western fringe of Sydney to riding the Moto Guzzi 500 V8

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17 March 2019

Original adventurers

January can easily become summer’s dead zone of boredom. When it’s too hot to ride what’s to do? Even television is a dead zone, largely inhabited by series repeats and cricket defeats, unless you like spending hours watching millionaires fire tiny balls at each other acros

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12 March 2019

Grid Talk - Leon Haslam

What’s it like riding a World Superbike after racing a domestic-spec Kawasaki ZX-10R? The 2018 British Superbike champion, Leon Haslam explains

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11 March 2019

GREGORY THE GREAT - Gregg Hansford

It wasn’t what the late Gregg Hansford did in his short time on the GP circuit that made him such an enigma, but rather what he didn’t do

Gassit Garage / Columns
05 March 2019

Where are they now? Glen Dix – it’s not over until the flagman dances

Glen Dix’s involvement with motorsport began in the early ’50s – a time when Rowley Park Speedway broadcast live to air on radio. His job as penciller – recording results – in the broadcast box was as boring as batshit for an enthusiastic teenager craving excitement. A

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02 March 2019

Andy & Alissa and their XT660R

Riding Tajikistan’s legendary Pamir Mountains was supposed to be the ride of their lives. But trying to get out with a snapped frame and no suspension wasn’t what they had in mind

Gassit Garage / Columns
27 February 2019

Revolving racer - Alex Phillis

Alex Phillis: I’m really looking forward to the Island Classic’s four International Challenge races. It will be an enjoyable way to start what is shaping up as a big year of racing for me. Team New Zealand really do have the attitude of ‘let’s just have fun,’ so althoug

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27 February 2019

Reader Rides

Here is a pic of me washing my first bike when I was just 17, crazy how you could ride big bikes when you first got your licence back then, I’m not 63 years old.  Barry Waugh I lost my right arm in accident 23 years ago but decided to get back in the saddle, could say i

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26 February 2019

Grid Talk - Jordi Viladoms & Toby Price

As the Dakar teams line up in Lima, KTM’s Sport Manager has a fistful of aces

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13 February 2019

Not forgotten - Brian Payne

Bend it like Brian, he was motorcycling’s maestro of metallurgy

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09 February 2019

In Pit Lane - Get your GOAT

Trees are tall. But they do not touch the sky. I offer this cod philosophy to help keep things in proportion. When you are up too close to something, it is easy to over-inflate its importance. With a few weeks to look back on the MotoGP season, it still inspires awe. But what