Make meatballs, win BSB passes!

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at 06:19pm August 27 2016
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We here at Fast Bikes heard that Tuesday just gone (yup, August 23rd) was Swedish Meatballs day. It’s true! Go check it out! With this in mind we heard that the British Superbike paddock’s very own Swede – Filip Backlund – made his own Swedish meatballs on the run-up to this Bank Holiday weekend’s event […]

Backlund aiming high at Cadwell

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at 10:59pm August 24 2016
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Following on from the misfortune of a big crash at Brands Hatch which ended the weekend, Filip Backlund is looking to make amends this weekend at Cadwell Park. After stuffing himself with meatballs in celebration of ‘The day of the Swedish meatball’ on the 23rd August, the Quattro Plant Cool-Milk Kawasaki rider has been training […]

WIN £3,000 Worth of Biking Goodies With Devitt Insurance!

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at 02:58pm August 9 2016
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Wow, is this a mega prize worth winning. Devitt Insurance has put together an amazing bundle of biking bits and related pieces of kit that will make this your best biking summer ever (if you win it).   There’s only ONE winning bundle, all of the kit will go to ONE lucky person. Devitt has […]

The life of a racer… Blog 7!

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at 03:32pm July 28 2016
Thruxton British Super Bike championship

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So a huge crash and engine blow up down already this year, we got ourselves together for the next (and fastest) round on the calendar: Thruxton. Thankfully, after Donington we managed to get the bike straight up to Wilf and the team at Moto Rapido, who worked their wonders on getting the old girl ship […]

The life of a racer… Blog 6!

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at 03:45pm July 25 2016
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WE FOUND IT. After chasing our tails all weekend at Brands, we finally found what makes all the difference in getting that sweet spot on the bike. Two inches of foam on the tank, which pushes me back and completely changes my riding position. Mad isn’t it? So with that, and a tonne of exercise […]

The life of a racer… Blog 5!

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at 03:05pm July 25 2016
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Okay, we survived Silverstone. By the skin of our teeth but we did it! We now had a bit of time to regroup now, before the home round at Brands Hatch. This meant all the necessary prep; finally getting hold of a (ridiculously expensive) tank from Italy, getting new pegs and bars, and generally bringing […]

SBK16: Bringing the world of Superbikes to your phone and tablet…

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at 12:41pm July 21 2016
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Italian developer Digital tales launches the SBK16 Official video game today, bringing the 2016 Motul FIM Superbike World Championship right to your fingertips. So who wants to be a World Superbike champ? The third instalment of the World Superbike app features every single bike and track from the current season, meaning you can go and […]

Fast Bikes – Latest Issue Out Now

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at 05:26am July 19 2016
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Fast Bikes in in the shops (and the digital shops, too) so rush out now! So what’s in it? And there we were thinking two strokes had died their death decades ago. One man, Eskil Suter, thought not, and after conceiving a project in his head he’s seen it through into reality with the magnificent […]

MOTUL JOINS FORCES WITH THE INTERNATIONAL DIRT BIKE SHOW

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at 12:57pm July 1 2016
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LEADING European oil and lubricant specialist Motul is to be the official partner of the 2016 International Dirt Bike Show, the two parties have announced. The manufacturer has teamed up with the premier indoor off-road motorcycle exhibition as it reveals the launch of 13 new bespoke products for the dirt bike market. Motul brand manager […]

Fast Bikes – Out Now!

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at 06:16pm June 20 2016
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Fast Bikes is 25 years old. Yes, it’s hard to believe that the accountants, insurance companies, health and safety executives or law enforcers haven’t pulled the shutter down on this most enthusiastic of ventures – but it’s true. We’re growing old disgracefully, and as such this month’s mag is a celebration of all things Fast […]

Yamaha R-Series Test Ride Heaven – The Supersport Pro Tour 2016

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at 02:02pm May 25 2016
Yamaha Supersport Pro Tour

There was a lot going on at the Silverstone Bike Track Day last Monday, none more impressive than Yamaha’s Supersport Pro Tour. Complete with Race Truck and a fleet of YZF R6’s and YZF R1’s you were invited to test the R-Series for free, yes no money, around Silverstone’s Grand Prix Circuit. Now I have been […]

Charlie’s Blog: Silverstone Bike Track Day Experience… to remember

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at 05:48pm May 24 2016
Silverstone Bike Track Days

I am not new to Bike Track Days at Silverstone, having spent many happy hours with the California Superbike School learning the art on the Stowe Circuit, I have also ventured out onto the National circuit with the likes of Ron Haslam who can ride a bit, but this was my first visit for some […]

Fast Bikes Latest Issue OUT NOW

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at 10:29am May 24 2016
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This month we see the big kahuna, the Fast Bikes Sportbike of the Year test. For those unfamiliar with the best test in the world, we take the ten best sportsbikes on the planet and spend two days on one of the best tracks in the world in the attempt to declare one of these […]

The Greatest Roads in Britain Part 2 – With Dunlop

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at 12:45pm May 23 2016
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We’re back with part two of our ‘Greatest Roads in Britain’ – the B4391… This time around with our rubbery Dunlop friends, we’re looking at the B4391 between Bala and Ffestiniog, which features some stunning backdrops and a whole lot of curves to conquer too. Better yet, is that it’s usually pretty quiet with little […]

WSBK Sepang 2016 Gallery – Kel Edge

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at 01:06pm May 18 2016
Camier powering that MV...

We had some cracking racing from Sepang, with Sykes back on the top step in race one and Hayden crafting a beautiful maiden win in the class in a rather wet race 2. Rea managed to extend his championship lead, and although Lowes had a big off in race two, found some good pace on […]

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