it comes to changing up and down through the gears, especially at speed.It really sunk in how big a part the throttle plays in riding while watching my two boys as toddlers learning to ride their PW50s. They quickly sussed that every time they were about
Who said modern art was just a load of nonsense?THIS IS the latest work of installation art at Jack the Pelican Gallery in Brooklyn, in New York City. It's a Honda CB550 chained to the ceiling of a warehouse with the throttle stuck open. The work
Throttle control comes from a properly set-up bike. The rider has to get the bike to handle as he wants it by feel. He needs to know when the bike will start to move around, when the tyre will reach the limit. Throttle control can be learned
The smaller the bike, the easier it is to practice opening the throttle mid-corner because there's not as much power and delivery is softer. It's always going to be a bit risky with high revs and low gears however many CCs, so to avoid a highside
A PROBLEM WITH the throttle cable on Dani Pedrosa's Honda RC212V has been attributed as the cause of the Spaniards crash in this morning's first free practice at Motegi.Pedrosa crashed with just five minutes into the hour-long session, fracturing
The camera's rolling, you feel compelled to show-off. Not always advisable if your machine control is this lacking...
The first in a (very) long series of how to master the art of totally cocking up the set-off... watch and learn
The clutch control seems OK, but keeping her lit while she's a-snakin' an' a weavin' might have been a mistake
You just know this is going to end badly.The suspension linkages so dry they squeak for mercy. The knackered kickstart return spring. The madman in the forest randomly firing a rifle. The extensive protective equipment.If it's disaster you're expecting, you won't be short changed...
THE DEATH of a five-year-old boy fatally injured in a motorcycle accident was caused by a piece of grit in the bike's throttle mechanism, an inquest has heard.Jake Wilson, from Carmarthen, West Wales, died after suffering fatal head injuries while
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