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Saturday MotoGP Summary at Catalunya: A Primer on Asphalt, And A War of Attrition

Saturday MotoGP Summary at Catalunya: A Primer on Asphalt, And A War of Attrition Sunday at Barcelona is going to be a war of attrition. Everything is conspiring against the riders, and most especially the tires. Temperatures are expected to rise even higher than they were on Saturday, when air temperatures hit over 32°C, and […]

No, Honda Didn’t Just Patent a New V4 Supersport

No, Honda Didn’t Just Patent a New V4 Supersport I thought when I wrote this piece – “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly About Motorcycle Patents” – that we would see a more sophisticated handling of motorcycle industry patents from the motorcycling media going forward. Clearly my expectations were too high, since I just saw RideApart’s […]

Thursday MotoGP Summary at Mugello: Rossi Draws A Crowd, & Tires Cause A Storm

Thursday MotoGP Summary at Mugello: Rossi Draws A Crowd, & Tires Cause A Storm The measure of a rider’s importance is the number of journalists which turn up at their media debriefs, held every day over the course of a MotoGP weekend. There is more than one to define importance, of course. Factory riders garner […]

Harley-Davidson Will Teach a Whole Town How to Ride

Harley-Davidson Will Teach a Whole Town How to Ride As far as PR stunts go in the motorcycle industry, this one might be the best. This is because this weekend, Harley-Davidson is going to roll into Ryder, North Dakota with the mission to teach everyone there how to ride a motorcycle. With a population of […]

Man in a Van with a Plan 2.0 Race Report: VIRginia International Raceway

Man in a Van with a Plan 2.0 Race Report: VIRginia International Raceway The 2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000 has arrived and it is good Man in a Van Hayden Gillim got his first laps on the new Suzuki in testing at Jennings GP, prior to the third round of the MotoAmerica Series at VIRginia International… Man […]

Will WorldSBK Introduce a Spec-ECU?

Will WorldSBK Introduce a Spec-ECU? Momentum for a technical shake-up in WorldSBK has increased, but the manner to instigate that change is a big question. As such, the Imola paddock was full of rumor and discussion about changes to the technical regulations for 2018. With Kawasaki and Ducati having shared all but four wins since the […]

Mercedes-Benz Concept A Sedan

Mercedes-Benz Concept A Sedan Mercedes-Benz was quite the busy bee at the where it unveiled three updated cars, the and But, the German firm also showcased a one that may open the door to a new niche. I’m talking about the Concept A Sedan, which provides “an outlook of the next generation of vehicles and […]

Focus on the Moto2 Points Leader Franco Morbidelli, a Talent Trained at Valentino Rossi’s VR46 Academy

Focus on the Moto2 Points Leader Franco Morbidelli, a Talent Trained at Valentino Rossi’s VR46 Academy Honda wants him in MotoGP A student of Valentino Rossi’s VR46 Academy, then a rider of the Marc VDS Team, Franco Morbidelli now leads the Moto2 championship. Focus on the Moto2 Points Leader Franco Morbidelli, a Talent Trained at […]

James Lansdowne Norton: A British Icon

James Lansdowne Norton: A British Icon From bicycles to motorcycles, beginning in 1898 James Lansdowne Norton started what was initially a bicycle chain and parts maker, and then expanded to become one of the most iconic motorcycle manufacturers in the… James Lansdowne Norton: A British Icon (image) From bicycles to motorcycles, beginning in 1898 James […]

Yamalube Offers Fans A Chance To Lean With Us

Yamalube Offers Fans A Chance To Lean With Us As close to the feeling you can get without actually doing it Want to get the feeling of leaning off a championship-winning motorcycle, dragging your knee and capturing it all in a photo – without the possibility of crashing? Yamalube Offers Fans A Chance To Lean […]