Guy Martin Wall of Death speed record

Guy Martin breaks Wall of Death speed record

Guy Martin has broken the speed record for riding the Wall of Death on live TV in the UK riding a specially prepared Indian Scout. The former Isle of Man TT racer and TV presenter was the second pick behind Charley Boorman by Motorbike Writer readers in an online poll last year to replace Jeremy …

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Matt Le Blanc joins Top Gear

Matt LeBlanc adds motorcycles to Top Gear

Former Friends star and motorcycle fan Matt LeBlanc is the new addition to the reformatted Top Gear in the wake of Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond leaving the BBC show. Matt has long been a motorcycle fan and when asked by BBC Top Gear Magazine for his favourite drive, he said: “Going through …

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Triumph Rocket III streamliner

Injured Guy Martin hopes for 400mph tilt

Although Guy Martin signed himself out of hospital just days after breaking his back in an Irish road race, Triumph has postponed the Isle of Man TT racer’s tilt at a new land speed record on the salt flats of Bonneville, USA, until next year. Guy broke his back in the Ulster 150 last week and signed himself out of hospital on …

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Ian Hutchison in the Supersort_race at the Isle of man TT

Highlights of the 2015 Isle of Man TT Race

The Isle of Man, Ellan Vannin in the old Manx tongue, feels far removed from the rest of the world. Despite being nearly equidistant from the four parts of the United Kingdom, it is its own world entirely. Its strength in self-governance is clear in the flag’s three-legged triskelion and the accompanying motto: Quocunque jeceris stabit, which means …

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Triumph Rocket III streamliner

Guy Martin chases 400mph for Triumph

Quirky Isle of Man TT racer Guy Martin will pilot a Triumph streamliner in an attempt to break the motorcycle land speed record at the salt flats of Bonneville, USA, in August, 2015. The current record, 376.363mph (605.697Km/h), was set in the Top Oil-Ack Attack streamliner in 2010. Guy will pilot a purpose-built, methanol-fuelled Triumph …

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Top Gear in Vietnam

Motorcycles, Guy & female for Top Gear?

The BBC is poised to announce the format for the new Top Gear amid speculation the show will have more motorcycles, Isle of Man TT racer Guy Martin and maybe a female presenter. Motorcycle-hating presenter Jeremy Clarkson was sacked after slapping a producer and his cohorts, James May and Richard Hammond, have decided to jump …

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Top Gear filming in Vietnamn

Top Gear hosts auction motorcycles

UPDATED: Top Gear co-hosts James May and Richard Hammond have auctioned off some of their bike collections as the popular motoring show is now left without any hosts with Jeremy Clarkson sacked and the contracts expiring for his co-hosts. Motorcycle fans May and Hammond added some celebrity fun at the annual Bonhams Spring Stafford Sales …

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Charley Boorman adventure bike

Charley Boorman ‘best’ for Top Gear

You have voted and the declared that Charley Boorman is the best suited to take over from Jeremy Clarkson at Top Gear. And maybe we could have a whole new line-up including Guy Martin and Vladimir Putin, according to our poll. Clarkson’s co-hosts James May and Richard Hammond haven’t yet committed to a show without the axed host, so …

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Valentino Rossi hits the dirt

  It’s Rossi as you’ve never seen him before. Nine-times world motorcycle champion Valentino Rossi features in a You Tube video showing his dirt track style. The three-minute film released by Dainese shows Rossi and friends Thomas Chareyre, two-time world supermotard champion, and British Isle of Man TT icon Guy Martin raing around “Rossi’s Ranch”, a …

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