the seven and a half Brits on factory bikes in WSB (OK Guintolli is French but we like him and he lives in Leicestershire). And last but not least Eugene Laverty for the World Supersport Championship, that’ll be four world titles in the bag, no pressure lads.
The British Grand Prix at Donington Park may have taken place over a month ago but I still can’t help milking the feel good factor from before and after that historic day in June.Since James Toseland signed his two year MotoGP deal thousands of us have enjoyed the excitement and ...
Pirelli Diablo Rosso Niall Mackenzie Catalunya, Spain 13 February 2008One hundred years ago Pirelli trounced the opposition by winning the 17,000km Peking to Paris rally, not a bad achievement considering it was their first entry into a major motor
I’m a simple man with simple logic so I’d like to start with tyres as, after all, they are what connect us to the tarmac. Think of it this way, you could be sitting on £5,000 worth of Öhlins suspension but if your tyre pressures are 10psi out you
. As I’m rolling back the twist grip my fingers are already covering the brake lever ready to apply a tiny amount of pressure just to get the brake pads in contact with the discs. Further gentle pressure safely transfers most of the weight to the front
it seal.When it comes to road riding, apart from checking tyre pressures there is nothing I would change from a good dry riding set up. I’ve heard of riders reducing tyre pressures for the wet but I totally disagree as this will only let the tread ‘fold
from GSE. Although John rode at Mallory, it was only the Tuesday after that the decision was made to let John's leg rest. The team was under pressure to get results, that's no secret, and John knew that very well, so he was putting himself under
’s probably why.This technique for near-seamless gearchanges is simple and easy to master. When doing it for the first time it’s best to practice between third, fourth, fifth and sixth gears. While accelerating gently, put some light pressure under
no grip it could be something as simple incorrect tyre pressures. If setting the correct pressures doesn’t help then gradually softening the suspension might do.Click next to continue
. However, if you find the front is always vague then stiffer rear suspension may be required.Tyres are where it starts and ends. You can have trick Öhlins suspension but if your tyres ain't right your bike will feel like a turd. Manufacturers' pressures
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