Milan special: 2015 Aprilia RSV4 RR/RF

Fresh from clinching the World Superbike championship with Sylvain Guintoli and his RSV4, Aprilia unleashed a heavily revised road-going model in Milan – or, rather, two new RSV4s. The RR, for me, was the bike of the show: resplendent on the stand in its new guise, and packing some serious gizmos. It’s amazing what a […]

GANNET Kawasaki H2

  The internet is rife with shoddy renderings of concept bikes and innovative, bastardised stylisations, but there is the occasional gem: like this GANNET-https://area3.crowdifyserver.com/44shop/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/44Teeth-merch_CHARCOAL_HOOD_1.jpeged Kawasaki H2. The supercharged, trellis-framed monster blew everyone’s back door off when Kawasaki unveiled it in Cologne, and GANNET has added another flavour. Ulfert Janssen is GANNET Design. “The idea was […]

Hire Car Heroes: James Haydon

Ex-racer turned TV pundit, James Haydon kicks off with the first of some excruciatingly funny hire car anecdotes… “We were in southern Spain at a pre-season test with Red Bull Ducati. Ben Atkins (team manager) didn’t like hire cars being damaged, and I’d had a few warnings not to muck about. “We were on our […]

Carl Cox: on the ones and two wheels…

From raving to his music, to racing in part of his team in the British Superbike paddock, I still have to pinch myself when donning the Carl Cox Motorsport clothing at the weekend – they don’t come much bigger than Carl Cox. The global megastar DJ has been the title sponsor of P&H Motorcycles’ Ducati […]

Baron 24hr Challenge: 14 Countries in 24 Hours

0 miles It’s 6am. Out of the window the morning sun is hidden by dense fog, which is not a welcome sight. We make our way out of the most bizarre hotel rooms in Eastern Europe and down to see the bikes – all packed, set up, cameras and sat-nav systems at the ready. Our […]

Keith Flint: Full-Factory Firestarter

Glastonbury festival, sometime before the new millennium: a hazy, murky, teenage period raving it up in the Somerset countryside to Prodigy. Little did I know I’d be chatting to the frontman, Keith Flint, in the British Superbike paddock as a team boss, let alone just chatting to the legend.  Flint’s Team Traction Control (TTC) is […]

8 productivity tips for designers

In another moment down went Alice after it, never once considering how in the world she was to get out again.

The rabbit-hole went straight on like a tunnel for some way, and then dipped suddenly down, so suddenly that Alice had not a moment to think about stopping herself before she found herself falling down a very deep well.