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The death of bike racing in the US?

26/02/14

Mat Oxley explains the decline of US Superbikes, which has fed GP racing with top riders for decades

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Audio podcast with John McGuinness

30/01/14

20-time Isle of Man TT winner, and new inductee of the Hall of Fame, John McGuinness kicks off our podcasts for 2014

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Parrish and McGuinness on tour

13/01/14

Two of bike racing’s biggest characters will be hitting the road in 2014, speaking about their careers

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Mat Oxley’s highlight of 2013

25/12/13

Mat Oxley’s highlight of the year: the Isle of Man Classic TT

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Marquez and Dunlop: on the same curve

06/06/13

Sunday was quite a day for motorcycle racing: MotoGP at Mugello, the world’s greatest purpose-built circuit, and the Superbike TT …

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Honda’s Joey Dunlop celebration

04/06/13

Michael Dunlop has made a fantastic start to his 2013 Isle of Man TT week with three victories from the …

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Valentino Rossi: MotoGP is boring

26/10/12

Valentino Rossi has told BBC Sport that MotoGP racing is boring and that he finds it hard to stay awake. …

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Readers’ evening with John Surtees

10/10/12

On October 2 we hosted a special readers’ evening with John Surtees. After a three-course dinner editor-in-chief Nigel Roebuck and …

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Bikers’ Classic: a step into the past

04/07/12

I didn’t attend last weekend’s Dutch TT at Assen. Instead I took a busman’s holiday a few hours south at …

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The importance of cost-cutting

15/06/12

In the MotoGP paddock at Silverstone this week there was a great deal of talk about cost-cutting, about the pros …

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June’s podcast with Cal Crutchlow

14/06/12

It was up to Silverstone for our latest podcast to see MotoGP Tech 3 Yamaha rider Cal Crutchlow. There were …

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When modern technology goes bad

10/05/12

Personally, I hate all new technology, without exception. Well, except anything that allows me to be lazier than I already …

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Ducati to pull out of MotoGP?

25/04/12

VW Audi ownership will change Ducati, as it did Lamborghini. And what might happen to the Italian factory’s racing interests? …

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Stoner’s dreaded pump and chatter

11/04/12

Jorge Lorenzo had a perfect weekend in Qatar, his body and motorcycle in winning condition. Not so Casey Stoner… As …

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Stoner wins MotoGP’s ‘phoney war’

26/03/12

So that’s that, then – the final shots of the ‘phoney war’ were fired at Jerez last weekend. Now, finally, …

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Gary Nixon, the last of the hell-raisers

14/03/12

Next Sunday, March 17, marks the 71st running of the Daytona 200, once the traditional curtain raiser for the international …

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Cal Crutchlow on Stoner and Lorenzo

29/02/12

British MotoGP rider Cal Crutchlow spent last season learning how to ride a MotoGP bike and being awestruck by MotoGP’s …

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Surtees and Ago: now officially legends!

17/02/12

Great to see the two grandest men of bike racing inducted into the Motor Sport Hall of Fame this week, …

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Why TT racers are a breed apart

13/02/12

Dear Nigel, I was wondering if you have seen TT3D: Closer to the Edge? Do you think that the riders’ …

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How do you beat a man like Stoner?

06/02/12

About this time of year in 2007 I watched Casey Stoner and his wife Adriana walk out of the back …

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Valentino Rossi, Madonna and Ducati*

20/01/12

Unless you’re at the sharp end of racing – frantically fettling in readiness of the new season – this can …

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Motor Sport on Motorbikes

Motor Sport has always covered both four wheels and two, and it is no different today. Whether it is his column in the magazine, the frequent road tests of the latest motorbikes, or his regular MotoGP features on the website Mat Oxley is well placed to write it. He is an Isle of Man TT winner and lap record holder, while as a scribbler he has written acclaimed biographies on Valentino Rossi and Mick Doohan.