Decoding Your Sidewall

Have you ever wondered what all the various codes mean on the sidewall of your motorcycle tyre? There’s certainly a lot more information that just the size, but it’s where we’ll start! The size shown above can be broken down into three parts – the section, profile (expressed as a percentage of the section width) […]

VIDEO: Golden Era Supersport Titlefight

Spectators at last month’s final round of the Thundersport season were treated to some hugely exciting race action at Donington, with a number of titles going right down to the wire including three Golden Era championships. The closest fought of those was most definitely the Golden Era Supersport championship, where the winner was decided in […]

ContiRaceAttack Comp Endurance Tested

The ContiRaceAttack Comp Endurance is our most aggressive road tyre, ideal for fast road and track day use without the need for tyre warmers. Just over three months ago, Performance Bikes editor Chris Newbigging fitted a set to his GSX-R1000, and in the December 2017 issue he had this to say: “Continental’s most robust-compound track […]

Golden Era Title Deciders Go Down To The Wire

When you’ve got two or more equally matched racers, the deciding of a title can come down to so many things – a little mistake, your choice of tyre, or even a little help from lady luck herself. This weekend three Golden Era titles were up for grabs at Donington, as Thundersport prepared for an […]