Roberts Jr. slides his 990. Try that on an 800 says ScottIn your dreams, you can probably power-slide a sports bike on tar. Properly, I mean - using throttle control and footrest-weighting; pulling it upright to get on the fatter part of the tyre
all over the back tyre; not ideal on a 200bhp Superbike.Rutter, standing in for the injured Simon Andrews, was forced out of the first race after a couple of huge slides out on the GP part of the track.Chris Martin suffered serious injuries
THE KING OF SLIDE - Garry McCoy - will be putting FB Corse’s FB01 MotoGP bike through its paces later this month, when the team start initial pre-season testing. FB Corse has confirmed they will be testing at Valencia’s Ricardo Torno circuit March
THE MOVEMENT of the top riders is also key for the major sponsors. While Marlboro recently agreed a one-year extension with Ducati until the end of 2012, as reported exclusively from Mugello, both Repsol and Fiat run out of contract with Honda and Yamaha at the end of this year.R...
The slide throws up a fountain of shingle which fills the photographer's bag but he stands his ground. This is too good to miss.Walker tries undoing the knot he's made in his motorcycle but he's rapidly heading towards the parked up CCM R30
Casey Stoner, 2011 MotoGP World Champion. It's fair to say he's not only beaten everyone else, he's destroyed them.At Phillip Island, when it started to rain, the flags came out. Here's what they meanWhite Flag: Waved at the flag marshal post during the race, this flag indicates ...
for the money, but the former WSB and MotoGP rider has said he's up for the challenge and will be trying hard for results.Haga, known as the Samurai of Slide, first rode in the Japanese Superbike Championship in 1993 on a Ducati, switching to Yamaha in 1995
Dani Ribalta - fairly handy on a Supermoto.. I'd love to know the physics behind what's going on here. How that tyre keeps gripping is beyond the abilities of my pea-sized brain to calculate.
Improbable is always admirable. But the best bit about this video isn't the fact that this scooter sounds (and goes) like a competition 'crosser it's the fact that the guy can really ride.Imagine trying to keep up with this on your 1000cc sportsbike.Shocker.
Click to read: Honda CB1000R owners reviewsClick to read: Kawasaki Z1000 owners reviewsI think it’d be wrong to open this test by trying to justify why having either one of these two bikes is a more sensible decision than purchasing their fairing clad forebears. After all, everyb...
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