Husqvana and 2-strokes
really ? One mag' I picked up suggested one enduro bike would be road legal - but maybe only in countries without very strict emission legislation . 2 strokes back in MotoGP then! woo-hoo; NOT! ... 12 Aug 2010 21:25
Moto GP @ Indy?
Anybody heard if there is going to be a Moto GP @ Indy next year?...What about the mile? I've made the last two & have tickets for this year. I heard it was only a three year contract from the get go!?.....for the Moto mean. As far as the Mile......I doubt it will stay on it's own without the Moto?.....it... 29 Jul 2010 18:34
Spain? Italy? It's all Yurp, ain't it?
I just got round to watching the podium ceremony from Laguna Seca, where whoever was in charge of playing the winner's national antherm started playing the Italian anthem instead of the Spanish one. It played for 5~10 seconds or so, stopped and then the correct one was played. On the one hand, this was a simple... 4 Aug 2010 23:30
Any "hero" stories of broken-bone riders returning early to race?
When Rossi broke his leg, I thought "Sit the season out, or at least three races!" What has he got to prove? He doesn't need to hurry it. Why on earth would he get back in there any sooner? Then I realized that he's a motorcycle racer: where else would he be but on a MotoGP bike? I remember seeing Doohan ridi... 25 Jul 2010 08:42
What are all these headlines about Spies being Russian? Been rushed off my feet the last two days, no time to read the paper... -- Ivan Reid, School of Engineering & Design, _____________ CMS Collaboration, Brunel University. Ivan.Reid@[brunel.ac.uk|cern.ch] Room 40-1-B12, CERN GSX600F, RG250WD ... 1 Jul 2010 16:46
Life in the fast lane - sort of....
OK, if this doesn't make you smile you need to go for a ride or something... http://www.craigboyce.com/Videos/YouTubeFinds/TheSlide.shtml ... 27 Jun 2010 06:22
Defensive driving course online
In these current times in, it is nice to know that many workplaces have taken measures to insure the safety of their employees times of an emergency. The law states that employers are required to make available adequate safety equipment, training, and other items needed to reduce the risk of injury to their emplo... 25 Jun 2010 04:31
Hodgson Announces Retirement
http://www.superbikeplanet.com/2010/Apr/100222-100.htm -- Champ neal at champ dot org dot uk ... 23 Apr 2010 18:56
Lorenzo breaks hand...
....in a motocross accident. Broken metacarpal, out for several weeks. Not a good way to start the season. An injury like that had me out of commission for nearly 3 months, pretty much. ... 13 Feb 2010 09:21
Ducati switch to big bang for 2010
http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2010/the+new+ducati+desmosedici+gp10 The previous 800 bikes were screamers, but for this year it's going to be a big bang-er. I think this is quite a significant change, and might make it more rideable for anyone whose surname isn't Stoner. -- Champ neal at champ dot org dot uk... 25 Jan 2010 05:05
Honda buying in some Ducati know-how
http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2009/Livio+suppo+leaves+ducati+marlboro "Suppo confirms Honda role as Ducati announce his departure" Mind you, I don't think that what Honda really needs right now is a "Marketing Director for MotoGP activities". In the Ducati camp, the article goes on to say "...Vittoriano Guar... 9 Nov 2009 14:28
The Big Picture
With the last trifecta of the year behind us (the AMA, WSB and GP all racing last weekend), DMG's first year at the helm over, GP and WSB in the home stretch now, it's worth backing up a step and looking at the big picture, not so much the racing itself but everything else that surrounds it. So, with no further... 18 Sep 2009 23:37
Akuma Phantom II MFR Helmet Review
The beauty of the Phantom II is in its pure design functionality. Its hands-down one of the lightest lids Ive ever worn, weighing in at a svelte three pounds of total carbon fiber construction (covered in a UV resistant clear coat). For complete Product Review check out http://www.allaboutbikes.com/index.php/prod... 3 Sep 2009 09:05