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About wheelfriends

Love all forms of motorsport.

Ashley Fiolek – 2 X-games gold medals, 2 Moto-X titles, determined and deaf.

Ashley Fiolek has many accomplishments to her name. Moto X titles, X game gold medals and many more. What often goes unnoticed, unlike her skill, is that Ashley is 100% deaf from birth. Ashley has learnt to ride from a … Continue reading

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GP musical chairs

Some of you may have noticed that I am a big fan of Alvaro Bautista, and the news that he has filled what would have been Marco Simoncellis ride has made me very happy. I could not think of a … Continue reading

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Moto GP – Injury tally

With the moto GP season coming to a close, and the tragic passing of Marco Simoncelli. It is clearer than ever the dangers riders face in the sport. A quick look at the tally:   1 x death 1 x … Continue reading

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Is Ducati’s reputation being hampered with investment in Rossi?

With Ducati signing Rossi for the 2011 season, there were many expectations on the team from viewers and the team themselves, that the aptly named Doctor could fix their front end woes. This has turned many more eyes onto the … Continue reading

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John Hopkins – Hi & Bye!

One rider who I feel is more or less the “Mark Webber” of the gp world is John Hopkins. Thrown on a gp bike perhaps a little too early, he was plagued with injuries from falls but was never short … Continue reading

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Motorcycle oddities part – 1

There have been an array of wild and wacky motorcycles made by many¬†manufacturers. ¬†I wont be going into any significant detail about each, but just some pictures to show you some of the amazing and abysmal machines that have eventuated … Continue reading

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Cars I wish I owned – Honda edition.

Although I have only ever owned one Honda, an early biege ballade, I have always been fixated on many of Hondas early obscure cars and their jaw dropping race cars. Ill let the pics do the talking.

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