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About Dave Manning

Dave Manning is a UK motorcycle journalist and former editor of Streetfighters magazine. He is wideley regarded as an expert on the streetfighter scene and is a founding member of the streetfighter fraternity.
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Hand Made Custom: Spondon TL1000 Streetfighter
2 months ago

Hand Made Custom: Spondon TL1000 Streetfighter

Although Spondon Engineering was subsumed into the doomed Norton motorcycles back in 2008, for most motorcyclists the memory that they have of the Derbyshire engineering firm was the stunning tubular …
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Fightin’ Words with Dave Manning, COVID-19 builds, Summer 2021
2 months ago

Fightin’ Words with Dave Manning, COVID-19 builds, Summer 2021

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With the global COVID-19 pandemic destroying some industries like international travel and effecting sole traders, some industries have been soaring above the rest. The motorcycle industry is a culture that …
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MDM heads to The Barber Motor Museum on a dream holiday!
4 months ago

MDM heads to The Barber Motor Museum on a dream holiday!

For many of us, a holiday abroad is not a true holiday if it doesn’t involve motorcycles in one form or another. Dave Manning interrupted his trip in the USA …
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Launch Report: 2020 Harley Davidson LiveWire
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9 months ago

Launch Report: 2020 Harley Davidson LiveWire

Put your preconceptions to one side; both with regard to the usual production bikes that roll off Harley’s Milwaukee production line and concerning those powered two-wheelers that aren’t propelled by …
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Feature: Moto Guzzi Open House with Dave Manning
10 months ago

Feature: Moto Guzzi Open House with Dave Manning

Nestled in the hills at the southern edge of the Italian Alps, the Moto Guzzi factory is a shining example of a traditional engineering factory – a brick building built …
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Gallery: BMW Motorrad Days 2019, Garmisch-Partenkirchen
1 year ago

Gallery: BMW Motorrad Days 2019, Garmisch-Partenkirchen

The 2019 BMW Motorrad Days event held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, was jam-packed with loads of custom bikes, concepts and prototypes, electric bikes, superbikes and various other machines. Read full event …
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MDM Visits BMW Motorrad Days
1 year ago

MDM Visits BMW Motorrad Days

When conversation turns to bikes and the natural one-up-manship of who’s got what bike, even in these enlightened times the fact that someone says they own a BMW gives them …
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Fightin’ Words with Dave Manning, Spring 2019
2 years ago

Fightin’ Words with Dave Manning, Spring 2019

Despite many streetfighters being built to look like race bikes, handle like race bikes, make the same power as race bikes (or significantly more), and use the same parts as …
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Fightin’ Words with Dave Manning. Spare Cash? July 2019
2 years ago

Fightin’ Words with Dave Manning. Spare Cash? July 2019

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OK, so it is 18-months since my last column. I’ve been flat out and had to dedicate some important time to family, but I’m back rambling again! Have you …
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Fightin’ Words with Dave MDM Manning, May 2018
3 years ago

Fightin’ Words with Dave MDM Manning, May 2018

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For those of us who’re more than happy to accept the epithet of ‘petrolhead’, there is little we like more than spending time in our garage, working on our own personal choice …
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