THE FIM SBK Technical Director has announced new weight regulations, which will see a new minimum weight for twin cylinder 1200cc machines reduced by 3kg to 162kg.The new regulations will take effect at Silverstone WSB, scheduled for 1st August
THE Directors of the MCRCB, the organisation that regulates the British Superbike Championship, have finally set the 1200cc V-twin weight limit at 175kg.The announcement has been made after weeks of turbulence following the initial decision to add
Elias ... can you spot where the extra 4kg is hidden?BOFFINS spend thousands of hours looking to shave a few grams of weight off their belived MotoGP machines, but Toni Elias has had to add 4kg in an attempt to go faster.Riding the factory
The whisper on pit lane is that 2011 will be a good year for the green K.Our moles within the racing circles tell us that apart from more power and less weight (always handy), the new ZX-10R's main advantage is not these two factors but rather its
MOTOSPORT VISION Racing, organisers of the British Superbike series, have just announced that every Ducati racing in the championship is to suffer a 10 kilogramme weight penalty. Here's what they said: "As part of this move to use much less
IT SEEMS as thought the weight controversy for the Ducati 1200s at this weekend's Bank Holiday Mondy round of the BSB Championship at Donington may be over - temporarily.Here's the latest statement from MSVR, the BSB rule makers
We're surrounded by weight loss tips, low calorie diets and yoga classes - and the same can be said for your bike. In efforts to reduce weight you remove unnecessary bits and add lightweight components to improve performance.But have you ever
WE SPOTTED this on French site Motorevue earlier today:The two charts plot the evolution of the typical weight and power characteristics of key motorcycles over the last 40 years.It's a simple but striking bit of info, plotting the increase in power
The world’s best riders are seldom musclebound, no-necked freaks, but by the same token they’re not ten-stone weaklings either. Whether you’re flicking through chicanes or filtering through traffic, decent upper body strength is essential to riding a motorcycle well. Using nothin...
The world’s best riders are seldom musclebound, no-necked freaks, but by the same token they’re not ten-stone weaklings either. Whether you’re flicking through chicanes or filtering through traffic, decent upper body strength is essential to riding a motorcycle well. Using not...
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