MCN News: RS Taichi airbag suit on sale in 2008
Dainese might be prepared to launch a production version of its D-Air airbag suit in 2010, but rivals RS Taichi look set to beat them to dealerships as they launch their T-RAPS suit this year. The T-RAPS (Taichi Racing Airbag Protection System) has been shown in the video in its prototype form, and has already been shown as such at several events last year. Priced at £1440 in Japan, the T-RAPS suit is an off-the-peg airbag system, but you'll need to attach yourself to your motorcycle in order to make it work. See more about T-RAPs in this week's MCN, out Wednesday, April 9, 2008. Satisfy all your biking needs at http://www.motorcyclenews.com
MCN Roadtest: Tigcraft racer for the road
This motorcycle may look a bit weird, but that's because it is a bit different. This is race-bike maker Tigcraft's first road bike, and what a bike it is. Tigcraft normally make single cylinder race bikes but the owner of this one liked it so much he wanted to ride it on the road. Watch the video below to see if the project worked, then read the full review in the July 23 edition of MCN. Satisfy all your biking needs at http://www.motorcyclenews.com
MCN Update: Michael Schumacher tests Ten Kate WSB Fireblade
Michael Schumacher tested the Hannspree Ten Kate Honda Fireblade alongside World Superbike racers Carlos Checa at Magny Cours in France. Get the full interview about Schumacher's passion for bikes in the October 1 edition of MCN. http://www.motorcyclnews.com
MCN News: Twist the Throttle trailer
How often do you get to see how motorcycles are put together? Well now a US documentary team is offering you that chance after gaining unprecedented access to the factories of some of the world's leading motorcycle manufacturers. Cry Havoc Productions is negotiating for its documentary, Twist the Throttle, to be aired on TV and is also preparing footage for distribution on the internet, Watch a trailer for the documentary below and read the full article in MCN, Wednesday, 16 April, 2008.