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Month: December 2015

Paddock Pass Podcast – Episode 14 – Season Review

Paddock Pass Podcast – Episode 14 – Season Review Our last podcast for 2015, Episode 14 of the Paddock Pass Podcast is a review of this year’s MotoGP Championship season. Steve English joins us again – though apparently he is calling in from 2000 leagues under the sea, apologies – and you will recognize the lovely tones of David […]

Push Yourself and Your Markers | Riding Skills Series

Push Yourself and Your Markers | Riding Skills Series Complacency won’t get you anywhere. This is true in life and in motorcycle riding. Push yourself in a calculated manner, however, and you’ll start making progress in leaps and bounds. In motorcycle riding, that means moving reference markers, with the end result being a gradual improvement […]

A Quick-Change Wheel Concept, Long Overdue

A Quick-Change Wheel Concept, Long Overdue ©Motorcyclist Ease of use was key to the MORPHO’s design. The entire cockpit and rider triangle was highly adjustable. Recently, a photo of the Graves Racing Yamaha superbike caught my attention. It showed the bike on a workstand in the pits with the rear wheel removed but the sprocket […]

Honda RC213V-S Delivered to First Customer

Honda RC213V-S Delivered to First Customer Look at the smile on this guy’s face! That’s the smile of the first person on planet Earth to take deliver of their new Honda RC213V-S street bike. The first example of the €188,000 “MotoGP bike with lights” goes to Mr. John Brown, a Brit who owns and runs […]

Dealernews Closes Its Doors

Dealernews Closes Its Doors One thing we won’t be taking with us into the New Year will be Dealernews, as the business-focused publication closed its doors on December 23rd. Owner UBM Advanstar announced the closure of the publication earlier this month, saying that print, web, and social media parts of the publication would cease, and […] […]

Editor’s Pick: The Best Bikes of 2015

Editor’s Pick: The Best Bikes of 2015 Yet another year of riding has come and gone, the promise of good weather and trackdays spent with riding buddies replaced by the threat of rain, snow, and “quality time” with the in-laws. Before we officially say goodbye to 2015, however, we wanted to take a look back […]

Airbag Patent Infringement Claim: Dainese vs. Alpinestars

Airbag Patent Infringement Claim: Dainese vs. Alpinestars ©Motorcyclist Dainese vs. Alpinestars We’ve followed the progress of airbag suit technology coming from both Alpinestars and Dainese since the first prototype versions were tested and developed in road racing applications during the 2000s. Whether it was the Alpinestars Tech-Air system or the Dainese D-air system, our coverage […]

What Car? Car of the Year Awards 2016 – The Long List

What Car? Car of the Year Awards 2016 – The Long List We reveal the long-list of cars which are in with a chance of winning the prestigious What Car? Car of the Year Award in 2016. Has your favourite made the list? گوشی world war news سئو و بهینه سازی سایت

Rating the Riders: Dani Pedrosa

Rating the Riders: Dani Pedrosa Dani Pedrosa, Honda, 4th, 206 points – Score: 8 If you wanted the very definition of a roller coaster career, look no further than Dani Pedrosa. Three world championships in the junior classes, and one of the most successful riders in the premier class. He has never won a championship, but […]

Rating the Riders: Marc Marquez

Rating the Riders: Marc Marquez Marc Márquez, Repsol Honda, 3rd, 242 points – Score: 8 This was Marc Márquez’s worst season in Grand Prix racing since 2009. From 2010 onwards, in 125s, Moto2, or MotoGP, Márquez has finished as either champion or runner-up. Not only did Márquez finish outside the top two for the first time since […]