wheel when rear-wheel speed exceeds front-wheel speed by more than a prescribed ratio.Any system that applies positive torque to the front wheel in a turn makes the bike lean in. That “steer-torque” complicated handling enough, so Christini decided
sophisticated technical items and armoured to buggery yet still very wearable. Gloves and boots feature protection that even 10 years ago would have been unheard of. And all this is thanks to what happens when the like of Fogarty, Biaggi and Rossi get it wrong
placed top five in Erzberg and the Red Bull Romaniacs and truly showed their strength and reliability at the very top of the newest off-road movement, which is Extreme racing. The years spent developing and perfecting the AWD system have been well worth
Combined braking systems. I’ll ‘fess up straight away: I don’t like them. The lever on the right bar is to apply front brakes, the pedal under your right toes is to apply the back brake- and there it should remain. I’ve been riding bikes since I
Over the past 10 years, Yamaha and Öhlins have devoted thousands of man-hours and millions of pounds developing a hydraulic motor capable of driving a motorcycle’s front wheel. KTM has patented a system that uses an electric motor in the front hub
It's a fact. Motorcycle racers are selfish, vain, greedy, guiltless people, who will swindle and cheat their own grannies to the top step of the podium. You need look no further than having two riders in the same team. Team-mates is the term, yet it can be so far from the truth. ...
ABS is becoming available on more motorcycles each year. Here is a comprehensive list of 2010 models that come with ABS equipped as standard or optional:ApriliaMana 850 GTShiver 750 GTBMWF650GS (Optional)F800GS (Optional)F800R (Optional)F800S (Optional)F800ST (Optional)HP2 Megamo...
1: Body PositionWhen you're braking hard enough to hoist the rear wheel, it's effectively a brace position bracing your upper body against the g-force. Wrists, shoulder and forearms take the brunt of the force but you can make life easier for your upper body by gripping the bac...
Our bike reviews section has over 400 bikes and 200 reviews and I'm adding bikes daily.The most popular request by far was for the GSX-R series, so now they're in the system and you can review your model.I've got prizes to give away to the best
is a no-brainer. Mercedes Benz developed the first Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system for cars which uses individual brake calipers to arrest the appropriate wheel to stabilise the car and applying that to a bike is logical.ESC has made a massive
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