UK Motorbikes

My Summer Sporting Highlight? Speedway

Max Harvey | Posted 29.09.2017 | UK Sport
Max Harvey

Any spurious aspiration I might have had to try the sport is dashed as it turns out Speedway bikes have NO brakes. It's at this point that I'm starting to think that this hasn't been thought through very well and/or it's a sport for the self-destructively inclined.

The Pendulum

Nancy Atkinson-Turner | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK
Nancy Atkinson-Turner

More people walked away from this IOM TT with life pumping through the core of them, than came away with death clinging on to them. We held on to the pendulum and saw with our eyes the reality of failure. But my word, we were rewarded with the heart exploding punch of life.

Gunman Opens Fire Into Concert Crowd In Austria After 'Loud Argument'

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 22.05.2016 | UK

A gunman has killed two and wounded 11 at a concert in western Austria, then killed himself, police say. The gunman opened fire at an open-air concert...

Man Builds Pink Motorbike In Memory Of Wife Who Died From Breast Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Blood, sweat and tears have gone into creating this man's perfect tribute for his late wife. Jody Jendon, 45, from Michigan, created a custom-made ...

Incredibly Lucky Motorcyclist Escapes Death By Inches

Zoom.In | Chris York | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Tech

This motorcyclist is extremely lucky to be alive after a road accident that almost put him underneath the wheels of a heavy truck....

This Motorbike Stunt Is About To Go Horribly Wrong... Twice

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Comedy

Here at HuffPost UK Comedy, we love nothing more than funny cat videos videos that show real-life events which could have been scripted. Take this ...

What Can a Backpacker Learn From a Duck in a Bar?

Megan Brownrigg | Posted 03.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Megan Brownrigg

The duck who joined the Northern Irish boys on their motorcycle tour of Vietnam hit national headlines a few weeks ago. I was lucky enough to be in the Phong Nha bar the night that Matthew McInnes, Dan McAllen and their mates turfed up with The Captain, mid-tour.

Seven Quirky Ways to Travel the UK Without Breaking the Bank

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 20.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

If you fancy exploring the British Isles there are plenty of ways you can do it without having to spend the budget of a small army. The most conventional would be to stay in hotels or bed and breakfasts, but that's a bit dull really, isn't it?

Watch The Moment A Motorcyclist Slides Under A Lorry - And Miraculously Escapes Unscathed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Comedy

You know that thing in movies where a biker slides underneath a lorry (or train, or other large vehicle) in order to avoid being hit by it? Well, t...

How Not To Test Drive A Scooter

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Comedy

Now, we don't know very much about riding scooters. But we do know that you shouldn't get over-confident when you're test driving one. In the wo...

Look, No Hands! Man Ties Turban While Riding Motorbike At 55km/Hr

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Comedy

Bhupinder ‘Speedy’ Singh is a proud Sikh and a bit of a turban expert. Check out his ever-so slightly impressive ability to tie turbans under ...

WATCH: One Show-Off. One Motorbike. One Epic Fail.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Comedy

Got 23 seconds to spare? Good. Watch this short-but-oh-so-sweet fail. You really couldn't script better slapstick than this. Bless! SEE ALSO: Th...

WATCH: BMW Vs Motorbike: Which Will Win?!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Comedy

Watch this incredibly tense race to find out! (Via Daily Picks And Flicks)...

This Is What Happens When You Recklessly Overtake

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.04.2014 | UK

Ouch... Beware bikers, this is what can happen when you recklessly overtake. Ok, so we're not too sure why the driver of the truck felt the need...

How To Park A Motorbike Like A Boss

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Comedy

As seen in Brazil. Remind us to try this (once we've actually bought a motorbike). (Via Daily Picks And Flicks)...

Here's A Terrifying Video Lesson In Motorcyclist Safety

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK

Be careful on those bikes folks. That's the resounding message to taken from this incredible head-cam footage posted online by 21-year-old Jack Sa...

Prince William Indulges His Love Of Motorbikes At Birmingham Event

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK

The Duke of Cambridge has indulged his love of motorbikes with a visit to Britain's biggest bike show. William astonished thousands of bike fans at...

LOOK: Kawasaki's New Concept Bike Is Insane

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK Tech

The future of motorcycling has been unveiled - and it looks a lot like one first demonstrated in 1982. The Kawasaki J Three Wheeler EV concept has ...

What Motorbiking Has Taught Me About Life Part Two

Benedict Beaumont | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Benedict Beaumont

If you have the strength to let go of your plans, if you have the courage to abandon your preconceived notions and the wisdom to admit sometimes you are wrong, you can start to trust that fate will push you in the right direction. It invariably does.

What Motor Biking Has Taught Me About Life Part One

Benedict Beaumont | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Benedict Beaumont

But the biggest lessons I learned were not just the merely mechanical knowledge and physical skills of long distance bike touring. Drifting around the snowy peaks of Himachel Pradesh and the dusty plains of Rajasthan gave me an opportunity to reflect on my own journey through life.

PICS: Best. Helmet. Ever.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.04.2013 | UK Comedy

Bikers! Want to feel a bit more superhuman when you're out on your motorcycle? Well, look no further - because thanks to helmet designers/manufactu...

Forget 'New York, New York' and Think 'Berlin, Berlin'

Carli Smith | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Carli Smith

Imagine combining two of your favourite passions into one fun-filled evening...the Night of Custom event hosted by Harley-Davidson and Gibson in Berli...

Harder to Get on Two-Wheels Than Ever Before?

Carli Smith | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Carli Smith

With even more rules and regulations being introduced for motorcycle licences, it would seem that it is becoming increasingly difficult to get onto two wheels. 2013 saw the introduction of 3DLD a.k.a. regulations to limit the power of the machine that you can ride at certain ages, but is it really harder than ever before?

Biker Banned For A Year For Speeding At 152mph

PA | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK

A motorcyclist caught speeding at 152mph has been banned from the roads for 12 months after being convicted of dangerous driving, a safer roads partne...

Motorcycle Nakedness

Caters | Richard Ashmore | Posted 24.12.2012 | Home

These motorbikes look like pretty racey, but not because they go very fast - they're actually made up from multiple naked athletic models. The dir...