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Month: February 2017

WorldSBK Race Results from Phillip Island – Race 1

WorldSBK Race Results from Phillip Island – Race 1 World Superbike Race Results from Phillip Island, Australia – Race 1: Pos. Rider Team Bike Diff. 1 J. REA Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R  – 2 C. DAVIES Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Ducati Panigale R 0.042 3 T. SYKES Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R […]

Yard Built Yamaha XSR700 “Double-Style” by Rough Crafts

Yard Built Yamaha XSR700 “Double-Style” by Rough Crafts Yamaha is continuing with its “Yard Built” custom motorcycle efforts for 2017, and the first bike of the year is actually two machines in one, from Tawaineese custom house Rough Crafts – the same builder of the very tasty MV Agusta “Ballistic Trident”. Shown above is the […]

MotoGP: Trackside—what telemetry and television doesn’t show

MotoGP: Trackside—what telemetry and television doesn’t show Observing from the side of the track has proven to be just as valuable in datalogging and rider feedback There are aspects of getting the most out of a MotoGP bike’s performance that cannot be seen on datalogging traces or even TV cameras… MotoGP: Trackside—what telemetry and television […]

Indian’s Flat Track Racer Now Available to Mere Mortals

Indian’s Flat Track Racer Now Available to Mere Mortals When the Indian Scout FTR750 flat track race bike debuted, our comments section was filled with enthusiasts screaming for a production version of the water-cooled 750cc machine. Well my friends, your prayers have been answered…in part. Indian is making the Scout FTR750 available to anyone who has […]

FT ECU Racing Electronics Kits For 2017 Yamaha YZF-R6

FT ECU Racing Electronics Kits For 2017 Yamaha YZF-R6 New MotoAmerica-approved package will be available in Pro and Privateer versions New MotoAmerica-approved FT ECU Racing Electronics Kits will be available in Pro and Privateer versions. FT ECU Racing Electronics Kits For 2017 Yamaha YZF-R6 (image) New MotoAmerica-approved package will be available in Pro and Privateer […]

Moto Guzzi MGX-21 vs. Victory Magnum X-1 – COMPARISON TEST

Moto Guzzi MGX-21 vs. Victory Magnum X-1 – COMPARISON TEST Two opposing angles to the common bagger theme Moto Guzzi’s MGX-21 and Victory’s Magnum X-1 are two decidedly different baggers with a similar design brief. Here’s how these motorcycles stack up. Moto Guzzi MGX-21 vs. Victory Magnum X-1 – COMPARISON TEST (image) Two opposing angles […]

BMW S 1000 RR Racers Kick Off 2017 in Australia

BMW S 1000 RR Racers Kick Off 2017 in Australia The Winter Break is Over; Worldwide Racing Season Starts at Phillip Island The winter break is over: last weekend, the BMW S 1000 RR racers and the experts of BMW Motorrad Motorsport kicked off their worldwide 2017 racing season. The first… BMW S 1000 RR […]

World Superbike Phillip Island Photo Gallery

World Superbike Phillip Island Photo Gallery Defending champ Rea doubles Down Under, Americans Hayden and Jacobsen disappointed World Superbike defending champ Jonathan Rea wins twice in Australia, Americans Nicky Hayden and PJ Jacobsen are disappointed. World Superbike Phillip Island Photo Gallery (image) Defending champ Rea doubles Down Under, Americans Hayden and Jacobsen disappointed World Superbike […]

Two Enthusiasts Podcast #45 – Handsome

Two Enthusiasts Podcast #45 – Handsome Episode 45 of the Two Enthusiasts Podcast is a good one, and starts with a discussion about The One Moto Show in Portland, Oregon and the hipsterness that ensued at the popular event. Getting into the news, the guys talk about the rumblings of V4 superbikes from Honda and Ducati. That conversation spins out some good […]

American Flat Track Racer Sammy Halbert at Rossi’s Ranch and the Troy Bayliss Classic

American Flat Track Racer Sammy Halbert at Rossi’s Ranch and the Troy Bayliss Classic Halbert talks about circumventing the globe with his Mom in 13 Days. American Flat Track racer Sammy Halbert takes a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Valentino Rossi’s Ranch in Italy and Tory Bayliss’ dirt track race in Australia. American Flat Track Racer Sammy […]