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Electric Volkswagen with 300 mile range to debut at Paris Motor Show

Electric Volkswagen with 300 mile range at Paris (VW Budd E Concept pictured)<p>Volkswagen will reveal a new electric car at the Paris Motor Show in …

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Watch The Exact Moment This Motorcycle Decided To Become A Mechanical Bull

Moto3 rider John McPhee got his first grand prix victory at last week’s Czech GP on a rain-soaked Brno Circuit. But he <i>very</i> nearly didn’t. You’ll see …

The Top 5 Isle of Man Classic TT Bikes

<b>This year's Classic TT, presented by Bennetts, will see a mouth-watering selection of rare and exotic machinery taking on the world famous TT</b> …

Motorcycles

Eugene Laverty: Why I'm leaving MotoGP

Eugene Laverty has admitted to <i>Crash.net</i> that his future lies away from MotoGP, after failing to secure 2016 Ducati machinery for next season.<p>The …

Motorsport

Harley-Davidson rolls out new Milwaukee Eight engine

Promising more power, more comfort and more control, Harley-Davidson has unveiled a new engine called Milwaukee Eight, plus improvements in its motorcycles' suspension systems.<p>But don't worry. The new engine, whose name sounds like a new beer or Tarantino movie, will retain Harley's traditional …

Found: 6 Stunning Italian Motorcycles from the ’60s

Welcome to <i>Found</i>, a series where classic goods are handpicked by <i>Gear Patrol</i>‘s writers and editors and ready are for a good home.<p>Between the …

Motorcycles

Brough Superior: the 'Rolls-Royce of motorcycles' reborn

Brough Superior is back on the road. Almost three years after a new-generation SS100 was unveiled at the Milan bike show in 2013, and more than seven decades after production of the original model of the same name ended following the outbreak of the Second World War, one of motorcycling’s most …

Dan Hegarty Joins Forces With Radcliffe’s Racing For Gold Cup Competition

TT privateers champion Dan Hegarty has joined forces with Radcliffe’s Racing, to pilot the teams CBR 600 Honda and S1000RR BMW at the prestigious …

Roads

Guy Martin and Triumph Will Attempt a New Motorcycle Land Speed Record

Can Martin hit 400 mph? It seems that's the aim.<p>Currently, the Motorcycle Land Speed Record belongs to rider Rocky Robinson ,who hit a top speed of 376.363 mph in 2010. Triumph Motorcycles and professional insane person Guy Martin have their sights set on beating it at this year's Bonneville Speed …

Triumph Returns To Bonneville Salt Flats With Rocket Streamliner and IOMTT Racer Guy Martin

<b>Atlanta, GA (August 1, 2016)</b> – Triumph Motorcycles, the iconic British motorcycle brand, has confirmed that it will return to the legendary …

Mercedes-Benz shows off the first fully electric heavy urban transport truck

Daimler isn’t about to let Tesla own any more ‘firsts’ in electric transportation; the German company revealed the Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck today in Stuttgart, an all-electric truck with a total admissible weight capacity of 26 tonnes (29 U.S. tons), which makes it the first clean energy big rig …

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Six vehicles powered by coffee, saltwater, sewage and other crazy fuels

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>When it comes to advances in automotive technology, the search for alternative fuels is pretty exciting. Of course, you've heard about biodiesel engines converted to run on used vegetable oil that sputter out little more than water and the faint smell of French fries. However, …

Team GB men announce Olympics sevens squad

• Mitchell to lead Team GB men's sevens side in Rio<br>• Team GB face New Zealand, Japan and Kenya<p><b>Team GB men's sevens Head Coach Simon Amor has named his</b> …

Next PM to be woman as Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom win MPs' vote

Home secretary and junior energy minister see off Michael Gove in campaign for Conservative party leadership<p>Andrea Leadsom, the junior energy minister who shot to prominence as a leading voice in the Vote Leave campaign, has secured second place in the Conservative party leadership race behind Home …

The forgotten story of ... Richard Sharp

Few passers-by on the narrow, picturesque streets of St Ives give a second glance to the polite elderly gentleman as he walks to the bakers to buy his guest a lunchtime pasty. If only they knew. Half a century ago there were few more admired sportsmen in the world. In the spring of 1963, he also …

Solar plane readies to land in California after 3-day flight

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A solar-powered airplane on a journey around the world was preparing to land in California on Saturday night to complete a …

3 Players Who Will Not Feature for England in 2017 6 Nations

England, Grand Slam winners of the 2016 RBS Six Nations with a young team, will not be jettisoning many players from their current squad for the next year’s championship, but one formerly lauded lock looks increasingly surplus to requirements when his rivals are fit.<p>England head coach Eddie Jones …

Chris Eubank Jr: I realised Nick Blackwell was in trouble and held back

Chris Eubank Jr said he reduced the number and ferocity of his punches during Saturday night’s title fight against Nick Blackwell after Eubank’s father warned him that his opponent could be seriously hurt.<p>The newly crowned British middleweight champion was told by his father at the end of round …

Boxing

Boxer Nick Blackwell could be brought out of coma today

The British boxer Nick Blackwell remains in an induced coma but could be brought round very soon, a spokesman for his family has said.<p>Blackwell collapsed shortly after losing his British middleweight title in a bout against Chris Eubank Jr at Wembley’s SSE arena on Saturday night.<p>The fight was …

Should we ban boxing? Absolutely not

Who can forget the night that changed boxing forever?<p>I can’t. I was 12.<p>I remember the horror as Michael Watson was stretchered out of the ring. A night that had begun as sport finished as one man’s battle for life, and lasting psychological trauma for his devastated opponent, Chris Eubank Sr.<p>This …

Boxing referee Mickey Vann: Nick Blackwell fight should not have been stopped earlier

<b>Former boxing referee Mickey Vann, speaking to Gareth A Davies</b><p>People are saying that referee Victor Loughlin should have stopped the fight between Nick Blackwell and Chris Eubank Jnr earlier in the bout on Saturday night. I disagree.<p>From a refereeing standpoint, having been in the same position …

A Hydrogen Car Just Set The Record For The World's Longest Continuous Journey

Welcome to the future.<p>There's no doubt that electric cars have a big role to play in the future of personal transport, but they're not the only …

Alternative Fuel

Run silent: Taking the electric Zero FX off-road

Santa Cruz-based Zero makes electric motorcycles that are sleek, silent, superfast street machines.<p>But even though one model is advertised as a dual sport, they don't do very well off-road – until they're outfitted with a chain drive and some knobby tires.<p>I've been after Zero for some time to set …

How Ollie Devoto's misfortune demonstrates the wisdom of Eddie Jones

Sometimes misfortune and sagacity can come dressed in the same clothing.<p>So this is the tale of Ollie Devoto. When England’s Grand Slam of 2016 is recalled- and let us hope that we are not still having to recall it as the last clean sweep in 13 years’ time, as we have been doing since 2003- it is …

Eddie Jones

Review: Triumph Bonneville T120 and Thruxton R

Since the wraps came off the new Triumph Bonneville range in October, we’ve had to plenty of time to digest the upgrades. But it’s only now that we can sink our teeth into the products.<p>To say we’ve been looking forward to saddle time would be an understatement. The first true redesign of Hinckley’s …

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History always rewrites itself to favour the victors. Get the win and the losses are forgotten about.<p>Take the squad of 2003. World Cup winners who were champion chokers. If there was a Grand Slam for missing out, then as a generation of players we would have the T-shirts, the medals and the trophy …

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