Hansen will use Desmosedici for track instructionAN AMERICAN MOTORCYCLE fanatic has unique plans for his new Ducati Desmosedici RR.Unlike many owners, who plan to keep their new machines for occasional use only, Mason Hansen, 33, is planning to use
Sepang's surface...not good enough, say FIMTHE FIM has told Sepang International Circuit the track's bumpy surface isn't up to standard for the scheduled MotoGP round in October. The FIM, which governs the running of MotoGP, inspected the track today and was far from happy with w...
ONE OF the men accused of aiding the murder of biker Gerry Tobin has told a court he was instructed to help dispose of the car used in the shooting.Ian Cameron, 46, from Coventry, denies being one of six men accused of shooting Gerry Tobin, 35
1. Loosen everything before putting your bike up on paddock stands. It's more stable like this and you're less likely to tip the thing over on its side.2. Up on a stand and calipers tied out of the way. And no, we're not daft. The R6's spindle is tapped through initially with th...
This is a step by step guide on how to set the valve clearances (tappets) on a LC4 engine, Duke II MY06.Remove seat,Remove tank by removing one 13mm nut at back of tank.Picture 1Remove the lower forward 8mm bolt ONLY that holds the radiator side air deflector to the rads, the pan...
FTR MOTO is producing a limited edition of 10 Moto2 Grand Prix machines with a full World Supersport specification Honda CBR600RR motor, in the colours of Ron Haslam’s 500cc Grand Prix Elf Honda.The FTR Elf project is being launched to celebrate FTR Moto’s inaugural year in World...
Wheeldon Farm Punter VideoWhen I was 17 I staged a re-enactment of the Steve McQueen jump from The Great Escape on my Suzuki TS125 using a large hillock on some army land at Aldershot. Like Steve I fell off. I didn’t end up in barbed wire but I did bend the Suzuki’s fork legs and...
, but be smooth and feel for the front locking. In a straight line you will probably get away with the front locking briefly; in a corner you won't, so always brake upright in the wet."2 HOW MANY FINGERS"When I'm instructing on track days people often ask me
> Take your time to learn an unfamiliar track. Get reference points so you know where you are and what you're doing. If possible, get a top-notch rider who knows the place to show you the correct line and give you tips.> Get someone you have utter confidence in to ride your bike ...
Trackdays are fantastic fun; you can enjoy more of what your bike is capable of without worrying about the risks of the road. Not only will you have an adrenaline packed day but you'll leave with improved skills - and confidence in what your bike can do. However if you're going o...
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