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7 Motegi Japan 2012 MotoGP
2 Misano Circuit San Marino 2012 MotoGP
15 Brno Czech Republic 2012 MotoGP
5 Indianapolis 2012 MotoGP
12 Laguna Seca United States 2012 MotoGP
21 Mugello Italy 2012 MotoGP
18 Mugello Italy 2012 MotoGP
7 Sachsenring Germany 2012 MotoGP
10 Silverstone Great Britain 2012 MotoGP
25 Catalunya 2012 MotoGP
22 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2012 MotoGP
6 Jerez Spain 2012 MotoGP
4 Motegi Japan 2011 MotoGP
4 Aragon 2011 MotoGP
17 Aragon 2011 MotoGP
26 Laguna Seca United States 2011 MotoGP
7 Assen Netherlands 2011 MotoGP
26 Catalunya 2011 MotoGP
13 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2010 MotoGP
9 Sepang Circuit Malaysia 2010 MotoGP
15 Sepang Circuit Malaysia 2010 MotoGP
11 Assen Netherlands 2010 MotoGP
17 Silverstone Great Britain 2010 MotoGP
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Do Quickshifters Have a Negative Effect on Gearbox Life

Do Quickshifters Have a Negative Effect on Gearbox Life

QUESTION: Do quickshifters have a negative effect on gearbox life? Tim Askew CycleWorld.com ANSWER: Anyone with gearbox-service experience knows that the dogs that engage on the first-to-second upshift get the worst hammering. The reason? The first-to-second shift has the largest rpm difference....

Published on July 4 2015, 18:07
Source: www.cycleworld.com
 

A few weeks ago, with summer truly here and the locust trees in full bloom, I flipped open my ancient cell phone and gave Editor Mark Hoyer a call at the CW office in California. "What I have sitting in my workshop at this moment," I said, pausing for dramatic effect, "are two rival superbikes... 

"I swear I've never tried hard to make it look like art," claims custom bike builder Shinya Kimura. Yet, that's exactly what he ends up producing. I would make the case that his bikes are metaphysical statements about the relationship of man, nature, work, materials, and speed. I recently asked... 

They say that there are only two certainties in life: death and taxes. There are also two certainties in MotoGP so far this year: at every race, Michelin will introduce yet another new tire, and the Ducati Desmosedici GP will sprout a new set of wings. For Le Mans, Michelin brought a new rear... 

Two down, one to go. The last of the flyaways is always the hardest, in many ways. Three races on three consecutive weekends means that riders never have time to heal from even the small injuries they receive each weekend, from minor falls, or the blisters on their hands. Spending many hours... 

Max Biaggi is back. Exactly 986 days since his last race, the 44-year-old is returning to competition at Misano as a wild card for Aprilia, alongside Leon Haslam and Jordi Torres. Last time Biaggi raced was on October 7, 2012, at Magny Cours, France, where he clinched his second World Superbike... 

For a long time now, Asphalt & Rubber has been following the progress of Alta Motors (formerly BRD Motorcycles), as they have worked to make a lites-class comparable electric motorcycle. With the Redshift MX motocross and Redshift SM supermoto bikes now shipping from the company's San Francisco... 

Much of what one sees at Sturgis Bike Week falls in the "OMG, I wish I hadn't seen that!" category. But it's not just swinging boobs, lumpy bums and sunburned beer bellies that hog up the scene in South Dakota. The show-off bikes rolling around the High Plains can also be unsightly. Thirty-inch...