New Taraxagum Research Facility To Open In Germany

A new research facility for industrialising the cultivation and processing of rubber harvested from Russian dandelions will be set up in Germany as part of Continental’s plan to bring tyres containing this rubber to market under the ‘Taraxagum’ brand name. Earlier this month, Continental presented plans to establish such a facility in Anklam, near the Baltic […]

Lindén And Simpson Team Up For Oschersleben

Next week the Phase One team will be in Germany for the Oschersleben 4 Hour Classic Endurance, with riders Ian Simpson and Peter Lindén back together on the team’s P&M Suzuki. The race will be one of the feature events during German Speedweek, and is a firm favourite for the British team who won the World Championship […]

RaceAttack Comp Endurance Impress On Track

Gary Hurd’s 1983 Suzuki GSX1100S Katana certainly isn’t a bike you’d lose sight of in a crowd. With close to 69,000 miles on the clock the Practical Sportsbikes Technical Consultant has finally convinced himself to do a track day on it. So recently he headed out on his rather striking machine to the magazine’s big weekender at Cadwell […]