An engine's compression ratio is the ratio of the volume of gas in the cylinder when the piston is at the top of its stroke (top dead centre, or TDC) to the volume of gas when the piston's at the bottom of its stroke (bottom dead centre or BDC). In other words, it's the ratio of ...
Conventional wisdom would argue that winning a motorcycle race requires skill, courage, physical fitness, stamina, experience and sophisticated, reliable and proven machinery. Seems logical enough.But there is another way to win races should you be lacking any of the aforemention...
August 2001I wasn't surprised to see the results from the Donington WSB races, with most of the five riders I said would do well doing well.Chili, Corser, Hodgson, Edwards, and Bayliss, although Bayliss had a bit of nightmare with his tyres. It seems to be the way things are goin...
NO, they're not testing bits from a Triumph Rocket III but from a real rocket. American independent space flight firm XCOR has actually been using a Street Triple to check the reliability of components it will eventually sent into space
A KENTISH biker fed up with lack of parking space in his village, stuck two fingers up at authorities last week by painting his own 'Motorcycle Only' parking space. Sources say, the unknown motorcyclist made previous requests to West Malling parish
utilises a wacking great flat section, to which wheels bars and seat are attached. The space-saving idea proposes using a Li-ion battery coupled to an electric rear wheel hub motor. Naturally, there's space for mobile phones, laptops, MP3 players
that the nations 700,000 motorcyclists and scooter riders produce lower emissions than car drivers, take up less space on congested roads and reduce pressure on city parking areas.The report states: 'The major advantage of motorcycles and scooters in the urban
THE Harley-Davidson Museum is scheduled to open this summer in the company's home town of Milwaukee.The museum will have 130,000 square feet of exhibition space, a restaurant, a shop, meeting space and the Harley-Davidson archives.It will also house
MORE THAN 100 bikers will stage a protest ride – because cars keep blocking their waterfront parking space.Plymouth motorcyclists said they have had enough of motorists using the bike bay on Hoe Road for parking. It's alleged some bikers have been
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