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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
25 Catalunya 2012 MotoGP
22 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2012 MotoGP
13 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2012 MotoGP
10 Motegi Japan 2011 MotoGP
4 Aragon 2011 MotoGP
31 Indianapolis 2011 MotoGP
26 Laguna Seca United States 2011 MotoGP
44 Laguna Seca United States 2011 MotoGP
7 Assen Netherlands 2011 MotoGP
6 Phillip Island Australia 2010 MotoGP
22 Jerez Spain 2010 MotoGP
1 Losail Circuit Qatar 2010 MotoGP
32 Jerez Spain 2010 MotoGP
2 Misano Circuit San Marino 2009 MotoGP
21 Jerez Spain 2009 MotoGP
8 Donington Park Great Britain 2008 MotoGP
43 Phillip Island Australia 2007 MotoGP
 

ASK KEVIN: Why Doesn't Anybody Produce a Square Four Engine? A query from a man who greatly admires the Ariel Square Four.

ASK KEVIN: Why Doesn't Anybody Produce a Square Four Engine? A query from a man who greatly admires the Ariel Square Four.

QUESTION: I have admired the Ariel Square Four engine for a long time. Has a manufacturer produced a Square Four since? If not, why? Bob Kelly Denver, Colorado ANSWER: They certainly are attractive from the standpoint of balance. Liquid-cooled 500cc Grand Prix two-strokes have been built this...

Published on July 11 2015, 18:41
Source: www.cycleworld.com
 

Bruiser cruisers: the name pretty much says it all. These bikes combine the best performance that cruisers offer and wrap it in a package dripping with attitude to spare. For this comparison, we decided to stick with the V-Twin engine configuration. Why? Because the V-Twin is the just about the... 

Depending on how sporty you like your touring bike, or how touring-oriented you like your sportbike, there is something for every taste these days. Which is the best? To answer that, we first spent some time hashing out here at MO what a "Sport-tourer" is. Does it mean factory hard bags?... 

Harley-Davidson's V-Rod was supposed to be the answer to the nay-sayers who clamored that The Motor Company was stuck in the past and couldn't produce a contemporary powerplant. Considering the engine is still around in H-D's lineup today is a signal that, at the very least, Harley hasn't given... 

Built for the track, ridden on the street. The bikes here represent the bleeding edge of superbike technology and performance from their respective OEMs. No matter the circuit, each model is capable of setting a blazingly fast lap time. Gauging superiority among these three on the street is a... 

Industrial design is not a commonly known, much less well understood, profession. To some it suggests arranging equipment inside factories, to others it means some kind of product engineering. In reality it is the search for, and expression of, human satisfaction in inanimate objects that are... 

Why don't we go to Baja more often? Well, one reason is the manufacturers want us to get special dispensation before we take their bikes to a foreign country, you need to buy Mexican insurance, everybody speaks a weird language down there, you can't drink the water... those are all really easy... 

Last column, Skidmarks – (Excelsior-Henderson) X Factor, I related the curious case of die-hard Excelsior-Henderson fans, men and women who love their motorcycles and loyally keep them running, year after year. I chatted with a few of them to get an idea of why they liked the big V-Twins so...