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Testing at various tracks this week has shown up some interesting things and also helped to further consolidate the shape of the grids for 2012. In Moto3, Maverick Vinales had his first hit-out on his … [Read more...]

“Excuse me, is this seat taken?”

You may recall that, a couple of months ago, I published my tentative riders' list for MotoGp in 2012. I just found the rough draft of it on paper the other day when I was cleaning up the office. It … [Read more...]


Are for relaxation, or so they tell me. But I seem to have spent all of it so far cleaning up my study, relocating cupboards and generally doing stuff that keeps you pretty busy. Having a break now … [Read more...]

Changes, changes

More of the pieces of the puzzle fell into place in the last couple of days. Stefan Bradl was confirmed at LCR this morning leaving RdP out in the cold, probably headed to a testing job at Ducati. … [Read more...]

Dear mum, well, you know the rest

Sorry I haven't written lately, but things have been a bit chaotic here. Mostly it has surrounded my wonderful wife who had to have a second breast scan last week after the initial, regular mammogram … [Read more...]

The return of the UJM

The annual motorcycle show is on at Milan and, as usual, there's not much to talk about that hasn't already been the subject of slow leaks from the various factories over the last few months. Of most … [Read more...]