Erik Buell Racing files for bankruptcy protection

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U.S motorcycle maker Erik Buell Racing has laid off 126 staff and closed the doors of the factory in the East Troy, Wisconsin. Ex-Harley-Davidson engineer originally founded the Buell Motorcycle Company in 1983, and Harley-Davidson bought 49% of the company in 1993 but announced the company would end in October 2009. In November 2009, Erik […]

New summer Street boots from Prexport

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If you fancy something in between a pair of casual shoes or trainers and full motorcycle boots, then the choice just got wider with the new Prexport Street boots. They’ve got a full-grain leather upper, an insole reinforced with a steel blade, and composite protection in the heel and toe. A zip and laces keep […]

Wunderlich taller touring screen for the BMW S1000R

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Do you own a BMW S1000R (2014-onwards) and find wind noise and turbulence getting on your nerves? Want a taller screen with a flip at the top to get the air to flow over your noggin, and a big V cut into it to further help the aerodynamics? Would you like the choice of a […]

Peugeot Vivacity 125 RS is a sporty-looking scooter

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If you fancy a scooter with a slightly sporty look, or want to tempt a teen into a 125cc four-stroke two-wheeler, then the Peugeot Vivacity 125 RS might be of interest. It’s got the usual engine, 7.5 litre fuel tank, 12V power output and twin storage compartments (22 litre underseat, 13 litre behind front bodywork) […]

BMW cars support MotoGP for 17th year

The BMW M4 Coupe MotoGP Safety Car

If you ever wondered about the cars used as Safety and Medical vehicles for the 2015 MotoGP season, then wonder no more. For the 17th season in a row, BMW is the ‘Official Car of MotoGP’, with the BMW M Division supplying some sporty German cars and the BMW M Award for the best qualifier […]

Spend a weekend on a Ducati Dream Tour

2015 Ducati Dream Tour

Fancy trying out a motorcycle from the 2015 Ducati range, and indulging in a weekend in Italy at the same time? The 2015 Ducati Dream Tour lets you arrive at the Borgo Panigale headquarters near Bologna, picked up a bike, and spend the next couple of days on a guided riding tour. Beats turning up […]

Watch for Ducati Scrambler fans

Tudor Fastrider watches inspired by the Ducati Scrambler

The Tudor Fastrider is a new watch inspired by the Ducat Scrambler. That means it comes in Ducati Red and ’62 Yellow for the Scrambler Icon, and Wild Green for the Scrambler Urban Enduro. Apparently there has been some kind of relationship between Tudor and Ducati for a few years, and the Fastrider chronographs have […]

Monowheel motorcycle madness

Monowheel motorcycle madness

Generally if it’s got a wheels and an engine, then we’re fans. But despite the fact monowheel motorcycles have been around for a while, one wheel and an engine still seems a little strange. So we’ll admit to respecting the efforts of Lincolnshire stunt rider, Tom Anable. Not only does he build and ride these […]

Fifty Years of Kicks – 20 mins of motorcycling inspiration

Fifty Years of Kicks – 20 mins of motorcycling inspiration

If you want proof that motorcycling helps to keep you fit, healthy and happier as you get older, then spend 20 minutes watching the inspiration documentary ‘Fifty Years of Kicks’ below. It features enduro riders Paul Rodden, who has been riding for 49 years, and Larry Murray with 46 years of motorcycling under his belt. […]

Watsonian and the WI

Watsonian Sidecar boss Ben Matthews helping out the WI

We generally favour two wheels at Rescogs, but sometimes adding a third wheel can open up the joy of motorcycling to people who might not consider becoming a pillion passenger. See what we mean? The back story is that the Women’s Institute is celebrating its centenary with a special national baton relay. And Watsonian Sidecars […]