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Sports Motorcycles at The Festival of Speed

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We were featured in this great article in the Motorcycle Trader (May 2019 edition) after turning up at the 2019 QBE Insurance Festival of Speed in Eastern Creek in March. We were there with promising young rider, Stephen Craig, and he did us very proud on the 1981 TT2 Ducati 750. 

With the weather constantly changing, and in the face of several terrential downpours, Craig took part in four races securing third in the class. 

Here's are some snippets from the article by Hamish Cooper, with photos from Phil Aynsley:


Well, it’s the big one this year! A distant forty years since Mike Hailwood stamped his own exceptional mark on the island circuit’s long history and a lot is being planned for this year’s Classic TT to celebrate the occasion... The original Mike Hailwood race bike is being flown in from the US for the event to join Steve Wynne, [...]

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IOM Classic TT 2017 - REUNITED

Reunited with the TT1 and the BSA Goldstar in the UK, all ready for the IOM TT. Hmmm. Oh dear, did I pick a van big enough for all this lot? Yeah, Loads of room!

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NEWS FLASH : Sports Motorcycles racing at the Classic IOM TT 2017

SPORTS MOTORCYCLES set to make competitive return to the mountain course at the 2017 Classic TT presented by Bennetts 39 years since the legendary Mike Hailwood won the Formula One TT, the iconic Sports Motorcycles Ducati team are set to return to the Isle of Man in August this year where they will contest the Classic [...]

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Last Hurrah of Steve and the 1978 Mike Hailwood Ducati

As a special tribute for Mike Hailwood’s 60th anniversary of his first race at Castle Combe in the UK, the Sports Motorcycles team bikes will be run at the event this coming 8th and 9th of JulyThis may well be that last time the bikes will ever be seen or run as they are now in a private collection [...]

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'Hailwood Commemoration Parade' - Castle Combe, July 2017

Are you a Mike Hailwood fan? Don't miss this event if you can help it! It'll be sixty years since Mike the Bike first competed at the Castle Combe track, and they're making the most of it. In the Mike's Bikes Parade, Guy Martin will ride the Honda 6, and Steve Wynne will be there to [...]

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REVIEW REEL : Sports Valve

Smooth your ride with the Sports Valve, for fully-adjustable, easy-access damping control. Made to make life more comfortable, by Sports Motorcycles Ltd.

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When is a Lathe not a Lathe?...

... When it's a Gun Drill!A short video on drilling out the solid magnesium Marzocchi fork leg castings.

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Guest Speaker : Ducati Owners Club NZ Rally

DOC NZ are holding their annual National Ducati Rally in Masterton from the 24th to the 26th of March. Glyn Robinson from Sports Motorcycles will be attending as a guest speaker. He'll be talking about what has happened to Sports Motorcycles since Steve Wynne encouraged Glyn to bring it out of retirement.For more information on [...]

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