Move over Stoner?
Who's the King of Lean when it comes to MotoGP? I know everyone talks about Marquez but this shot of Bradl is all the evidence I need to declare him king.
Stoner, below, was the previous benchmark. Post links to photos of anyone generating more lean than Bradl. I don't think anyone ... Continue reading
Tell me you couldn't have any fun on this
Jump onboard with John McGuinness as he heads from the start line on his Shinden Ni / Mugen electric motorcycle in the TT Zero race. One wonders whether Honda would have announced that it is actually a Honda if McGuinness had taken the win. There's certainly plenty of Honda money behind ... Continue reading
Not a place you want it to go wrong
What's Bray Hill on a Superbike on the opening lap? 150, 160mph?
When you look at this picture, the packed viewing areas and what's left of the bike, well, it's a minor miracle no-one died when Jonathan Howarth crashed on the opening lap of his year's Senior TT.
Five of the ten people ... Continue reading
Watch a whole race onboard with Mike Edwards on a TZR250
It's time for some two-stroke action. Brought to you courtesy of Mike Edwards, long-time motorcycle-racing gun for hire.
No-one could touch series leader Dean Stimpson, who was born a year after Mike last rode a TZR250, when he JuniorStock championship, in 1988..!
Helicopter shot shows what most cameras don't
This picture is of Michael Dunlop during the Supersport race heading through The Bungalow.
That black line has come from his front tyre and as one former Isle of Man racer said: 'You don't lose the front through The Bungalow unless you're pushing hard.'
McGuinness described one of Dunlop's laps after following him ... Continue reading
He's Mr Consistent
This is Jorge Lorenzo's lap chart from Mugello. It's a work of art!
That consistency is something mere mortals like me dream of.
I don't know what it is you have to have to be able to repeat the same sector times and lap times lap after lap.
Surely these riders are weird, because ... Continue reading
He's this year's man on The Mountain, he's also the man on the mic
What can you say about Michael Dunlop that hasn't already been said? Not a lot.
What can Michael Dunlop say in a press conference that hasn't already been said? Quite a lot, as this video shows.
All three riders, McGuinness, Johnson and Dunlop are heavyweights in the road racing arena. Dunlop's choice words ... Continue reading
Another Subaru, another moment!
Another Subaru, another moment at the TT. The two haven't enjoyed the smoothest relationship, as this video shows. A few Subarus were out on demo laps of the course before the Sidecar race today but the silver Impreza stuffed it into the wall at Sulby Bridge.
In 2011, rally driver Mark Higgins ... Continue reading
It might fall off. Warning: graphic content
MotoGP's resident ginger fast lad, Bradley Smith, went through the mill last weekend at Mugello, with not one, but two fast crashes at the same corner. This was the state of his finger following the first crash.
Turn the traction control back on Brad, ouch!
What say you?
Here's an interesting video, which you better watch quick before Dorna pull it.
I've watched it a few times and from the overhead shot, it's clear Valentino is wider on the ext of the turn than anyone else. Does that put him in the wrong though?
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