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!
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 [...]
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 [...]
Now a huge global event, World Ducati Week (also known simply as WDW) began in 1998 as a factory publicity event. And I was there at the very first one with my extra special bike, Bitsa ('Bitsa this & Bitsa that'!).And so was Massimo Bordi! Massimo Bordi is known as the architect of the 4-valve [...]
Four years ago, we packed 48 tonnes of engineering gear and bikes into 4 x 40ft containers in the UK and set off for New Zealand. When we arrived, we had the luxury of a whole 6 weeks to find a home for them before they arrived. No pressure! Luckily Steve was already in New [...]
Mike Hailwood’s iconic and legendary F1 World Championship win on the Sports Motorcycles Ducati brought Steve’s Sports Motorcycles to the the attention of the world and boosted Ducati sales, as they went on to produce a staggering 7,500 Hailwood Replicas.But there were also many Sports Motorcycles success stories with world class riders and events over [...]
What make of motorcycle is the Sports Valve suitable for?Almost every model currently fitted with damper rods will benefit from a Sports Valve. It is not designed for a cartridge-style fork. We’ve fitted the valves in a wide variety of forks with great success, though there are a small number of forks that won’t conform. I have developed [...]
A new low-cost, high-tech solution to the shortcomings of damper-rod forks is finally available.The ‘Sports Valve’ from Sports Motorcycles Ltd, transforms the dynamic performance of classic damper rod forks without affecting their outward appearance.This system allows fully adjustable control of both compression and rebound damping performed by simple external access. A low mechanical skill requirement also means they can [...]
Sport Motorcycles Ltd is proud to announce the upcoming release of The Sports Valve. This small, but beautiful, piece of kit, designed, developed and engineered by Glyn Robinson, contains multiple improvements to the standard emulator. Not only is it fully adjustable on compression and rebound, but it is also easy to adjust externally.Keep checking back [...]