Archive for July, 2012:

Maria Costello MBE gets her bearings straight.

Maria Costello MBE is currently running a Kawasaki ER6 Super twin and the front wheel she is using is a modified ZX6R item. Larger bearings are used in this application, and the wheel had to be machined to fit the new diameter bearings. In 2009 she was recognised for services to motorcycling and awarded with an MBE […]






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Olympics 2012, Spiceball Leisure Centre Sculpture Upgrade

The  Spiceball Sculpture, situated on the roundabout adjacent to the Spiceball Leisure Centre Banbury, recently underwent a design change and upgrade. Cherwell Council initially wanted to celebrate the 2012 Olympics with an additional lower ring saying “Olympics 2012”, but due to copyright infringement the council have only been allowed to have the wording  “Celebrate Sport 2012″. The additional ring was designed and fabricated […]






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Marussia F1, British Grand Prix, Silverstone.

Having made pit equipment for the Marussia F1 Team, Russell & Shane were summoned to Silverstone to view the team garage at the Silverstone Circuit. “A place for everything, and everything in its place” is the order of the day. A lot of time and effort goes into the layout of the Pit Garage, as well as planning for the […]






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