Monday, 30 April 2012


Issue 220 celebrates twenty years of the Honda FireBlade, although rather than merely listing the numerous changes to Honda's lithe sportsbike of the last couple of decades (as other publications have done), we present you five vastly different ways of customising the CBR. From Ed's turbo / nitrous coverbike, to a barking mad German creation, inspiration for your 900RR is within these pages. And, of course, there's numerous other feature bikes, race reports, news and tech features. SF220, in subscribers' grubby hands now, and in the newsagents from Thursday 3rd May.

Wednesday, 25 April 2012

Billet Porn

Some folk are of the opinion that CNC-machined billet parts are nothing more than expensive bolt-on bling that performs no better than standard parts, are heavier and not as imaginative as home-brewed components. Although that may be the case with some off-the-shelf mass-produced bits, it's not a criticism that can be aimed at this.
It's the new 'MonSTar' racing cylinder head from Star Racing (undertand the name now?). More details can be seen here

Tuesday, 24 April 2012

The Fuel Cost

While it is, essentially, just a marketing tool for a price comparison site, this does make for interesting reading. Although it proves something that we've known all along, that motorists are a soft target for the government. Now is the time to prove them wrong. Petrol prices infographic
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Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Yes. Another.

Apologies are old hat. Here's another video, starring Julien 'Razerback' Welsch, French stunter and allround head case.