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BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy North America 2014, day 3

BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy North America 2014, day 3

A worldwide mix of talented GS riders got the best possible taste of the rugged beauty of Canada today as day three of the GS Trophy consisted of nearly 200 kilometres of off-road adventure, 150 kilometres of scenic paved mountain passes and three special stages thrown in for good measure – two of which involved getting extremely wet.

As usual, the day started early – with a 6am wake-up call –…

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Double Top-10 MX2 Finish for Suzuki

Double Top-10 MX2 Finish for Suzuki

A cloudy and damp circuit in the Parque Metropolitan area of Leon hosted the very first ‘Grand Prix of Leon’ in Mexico and the final round of the FIM Motocross World Championship with Rockstar Energy Suzuki Europe closing their international racing campaign with some sturdy top-10 results. 

Around 30,000 fans found a spot around the flat and tree-lined layout that featured some big jumps and dirt…

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BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy North America 2014, Day 2

BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy North America 2014, Day 2

Team CEEU (Central Eastern European Union) continue to lead the 2014 BMW Motorrad GS Trophy after a tough second day of competition in Canada, which saw France and newcomers Korea emerge as joint day winners. Solid performances in the day’s two special tests (second and fourth) helped CEEU maintain a slim five-point advantage.

If this year’s GS Trophy participants came to Canada in search of…

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Strijbos 3rd on Mexican MXGP Gate

Strijbos 3rd on Mexican MXGP Gate

Rockstar Energy Suzuki World MXGP’s Kevin Strijbos barrelled around the new circuit in Leon, Mexico and defied a challenging layout as well as complications from the 1800m of elevation above sea level to finish third in the qualification heat for the 17th and last round of the 2014 FIM Motocross World Championship today. 

The Grand Prix of Leon represents not only the final fixture for the series…

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BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy North America 2014, Day 1

BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy North America 2014, Day 1

Team CEEU leads the GS Trophy tonight after impressive performances in the first two special tests of the 2014 edition. Team France and Team South Africa are snapping at their heels in second and third place respectively.

Day one of this once-in-a-lifetime week-long adventure saw the 48 competitors and 16 journalists taking part in the 2014 Trophy get their first real taste of Canada, as the…

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BMW Motorrad presents R nineT custom bikes

The BMW Motorrad Days Japan – the biggest BMW Motorrad event in the country – were held at the Hakuba47 Mountain Sports Park on 30.-31,August.

BMW Motorrad presents R nineT custom bikes

The BMW Motorrad Days Japan – the biggest BMW Motorrad event in the country – were held at the Hakuba47 Mountain Sports Park on 30.-31,August.


Jeffrey Herlings to ride in Mexico

Jeffrey Herlings to ride in Mexico

Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Jeffrey Herlings has been cleared by his doctors to race in the final round of the MX2 World Championship in Leon, Mexico this weekend, Pit Beirer, Head of KTM Motorsport has confirmed.

Jeffrey Herlings, a Red Bull athlete who celebrates his twentieth birthday on Friday, holds a 23-point lead over his factory teammate Jordi Tixier of France going into the final…

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Mexican GP Wraps-up MX Season

Mexican GP Wraps-up MX Season

After the heat of Trindade, Brazil last weekend the Rockstar Energy Suzuki Grand Prix teams are likely to encounter similar stuffy temperatures and yet another new circuit this week with the Grand Prix of Leon in Mexico and the last round of the 2014 FIM Motocross World Championship. 

With Rockstar Energy Suzuki World MXGP’s Kevin Strijbos and Clement Desalle being confirmed as third and fourth in…

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Cairoli now 8-times World Motocross Champion

Cairoli now 8-times World Motocross Champion

Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Tony Cairoli settled his career eighth world motocross title on last Sunday in the opening MXGP moto at the Grand Prix of State of Goias in Brazil to send the Brazilian fans into a frenzy of excitement as they chanted his name.

Greeted by jubilant members of KTM’s factory team, Tony Cairoli crossed the line in fifth place in the opening race to give him an…

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Strijbos Confirms 3rd in World MXGP Series

Strijbos Confirms 3rd in World MXGP Series

Rockstar Energy Suzuki World MXGP Team Owner Sylvain Geboers tipped rider Kevin Strijbos to shoot for a top-three position in the 2014 FIM Motocross World Championship and the Belgian duly delivered as his result of sixth overall at Trindade in Brazil on Sunday confirmed third in standings for this season. 

Around 25,000 fans came to the second Grand Prix to be played-out on the red Brazilian dirt…

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Ace Cafe Reunion & Brighton Burn Up

Ace Cafe Reunion & Brighton Burn Up

Taking place over three days this September, the Ace Café Reunion is back! The 21st annual event will celebrate motorcycling history, culture and style with a never before seen project between the Ace Café London and Triumph Motorcycles revealed on Friday 12th September.

A jam packed weekend is set to include a huge showcase of customised classic bikes, a comprehensive collection of traders,…

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Red Bull 111 Megawatt Hard Enduro

Red Bull 111 Megawatt Hard Enduro

Taddy Blazusiak’s signature event took place last weekend in Poland. We had talked to Taddy about his new hard enduro event.

The Red Bull 111 Megawatt hard enduro was reaching the final countdown, as the inaugural event took place last weekend in Poland. The Taddy Blazusiak inspired race being held at the Belchatow Lignite mine has been put together in a matter of months and we checked in with…

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KTM RC 200 – Where real fun begins

KTM RC 200 – Where real fun begins

New fully-faired KTM packages provide pure sports riding pleasure with real world practicality.

  • 26hp + 137.5kg = equation equals instant fun
  • All new sporty chassis with high-tech components
  • Easy to ride, easy to maintain
  • Ready to win the ‘daily race’

With the new KTM RC 200, KTM offers a bike that introduces the sheer thrill of sports bike riding but delivered in a package that is rewarding for…

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RC 390 – KTM re-starts supersport heart

RC 390 – KTM re-starts supersport heart

The flagship RC series machine provides pure sports performance in an achievable package.

  • 44hp + 147kg = massive fun for any rider
  • All new sporty chassis with high-tech components
  • ABS fitted as standard
  • Easy to ride, easy to maintain
  • Achievable cost, unbelievable capability
  • Truly READY TO RACE

The new KTM RC 390 hits the street with a purpose to reflect KTM`s fast forward attitude and the…

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Red Bull KTM Factory Racing team recharged for MXGP of Brazil

Red Bull KTM Factory Racing team recharged for MXGP of Brazil

The Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team has left for Brazil and later Mexico for the final two rounds of the 2014 MXGP and MX2 World Championship. Fresh from the long summer break, the factory riders have re-charged their energy and their motivation and intend to wrap up the season on a high note.

The team is prepped and ready for action in the penultimate round this weekend on the new Brazilian…

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