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Classic Superbikes Reviewed

Classic Superbikes Frank Melling

Classic Superbikes Reviewed

If anyone deserves the title of Motorbike Mad it's Frank Melling. He has devoted his life to two wheels both as a journalist and author and as the driving force behind the Thundersprint events.

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Classic Superbikes – by Frank Melling

Frank Melling

Classic Superbikes – by Frank Melling

Our featured book of the month comes courtesy of Frank Melling.   

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Vikings connect across the seas

Vikings connect across the seas

We always love making connections with like-minded people. This is an article from our brothers across the pond, courtesy of Bryan Lee from The Viking Group. Clearly they are as passionate about their bikes as we are at Motorbike Mad.

It goes to show with determination and hard work anything is possible.

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Pit Crew Privilege at Oulton Park

no limits racing oulton park the misfits

Pit Crew Privilege at Oulton Park

Motorbike Mad was invited to join team “Misfits” as their pit crew at Oulton Park on Saturday 15th August. This was a practice session for Gemma Viles ahead of her upcoming ladies charity race at Cadwell Park on 13th September.  A race that we are looking forward to supporting.

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Suzuki set to bring Barry Sheene Classic to life

Barry Sheene Suzuki

Suzuki set to bring Barry Sheene Classic to life

Suzuki is bringing a number of Barry Sheene’s race bikes to this year’s Barry Sheene Classic at Oliver’s Mount – which takes place on 25-26 July – in what is set to be the largest collection of Sheene bikes ever assembled.

Returning as title sponsor of the event, Suzuki will bring along the 1976 and 1977 world championship-winning XR14s, the 1984 XR45 – the last GP bike Sheene raced in anger – and a 652cc XR23A which was raced in the Trans Atlantic series. All four bikes were recently restored to their former glory thanks to Suzuki’s Vintage Parts Programme and former Grand Prix technicians Nigel Everett and Martyn Ogborne.

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