Back in 2004 I was at the peak of my crashing days, managing to fall off a motorcycle with alarming regularity. I just had to look at a motorcycle and I'd fall over.I picked up this Forcefield after putting a rather worrying dent in my Knox Stowaway
.My knees are around my shoulders, I’m getting cramp in both thighs, the bike wants to sit in the ruts of the broken road and go sideways. I want to go back to my car and go home. It says 8mph on the dash as the S1000RR lumbers along - no-one wins a prize
600 miles in, I dropped the ZX-10R back to Kawasaki UK for its first service. Out with the original oil, and a quick check of the cables was all it needed. I adjusted the chain when I replaced the original BT-016 tyres with Michelin Pilot Road 3s
's the best starter and also see some human error. Sometimes people fluff the start, make a mistake and have to battle back through. It's sport and to me that is more about the rider than electronics. I am very up for at least limitations on electronic
Anthony Gobert, Garry McCoy, Alex Criville and Nobatsu Aoki fight it out at the Brazilian GP in 1999.
So this guy fits tyre warmers in the knowledge that he'll get more out of his tyres in the first few laps of this trackday. The trouble is, they don't work like he thought they would.Call trading standards!
black lines out of corners and backing it into the next one. Through the longer corners he'd look over his shoulder mid corner to see if I was anywhere close. I wasn't.
Bob Collins will be riding the Ducati 848 Challenge VIP bike at Oulton Park BSB on the weekend of the 6th - 8th July.If you're into motorcycle racing, no doubt you'll have heard of Bob Collins. Former R6 Cup competitor 'Viagra Bob' as he was known, went on to win the Superstock 1...
similar problems at the South African launch of the FZ1 back in 2005.There's no doubt I preferred the 1090RR. Fueling and tyre choice being my biggest dislike on the 990. Don't get me wrong, the 990R Brutale is a big step on from the previous model
This video is from the Imola GP in 1974. The rider is Mimmo Cazzaniga, crashing at Tosa corner.Even though today's speeds are higher, it makes you realise how much safer circuits are now, than they were then. The good old days. Hay bales? Being rescued by men in pants? I'll stick...
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