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4 Aragon 2011 MotoGP
25 Misano Circuit San Marino 2011 MotoGP
15 Sepang Circuit Malaysia 2010 MotoGP
5 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2009 MotoGP
6 Sachsenring Germany 2009 MotoGP
14 Jerez Spain 2009 MotoGP
17 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2007 MotoGP
24 Misano Circuit San Marino 2007 MotoGP
12 Laguna Seca United States 2007 MotoGP
4 Donington Park Great Britain 2007 MotoGP
59 Jerez Spain 2007 MotoGP
25 Jerez Spain 2007 MotoGP
17 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2006 MotoGP
13 Sepang Circuit Malaysia 2006 MotoGP
2 Brno Czech Republic 2006 MotoGP
28 Mugello Italy 2006 MotoGP
7 Valencia 2005 MotoGP
16 Le Mans France 2004 MotoGP
30 Jerez Spain 2004 MotoGP
31 Brno Czech Republic 2003 MotoGP
31 Mugello Italy 2003 MotoGP
37 Phakisa South Africa 2003 MotoGP
3 Sepang Circuit Malaysia 2002 MotoGP
5 Motegi Pacific 2002 MotoGP
 

Trizzle's Take Sportbikes Are Terrible

Trizzle's Take Sportbikes Are Terrible

I had the same reaction when I turned onto the same road a few weeks earlier on the R1 during our 2015 Superbike Street Test. Not long afterwards, however, I couldn't help but have the opposite reaction when I realized just how racer-centric the Yam's ergos are. The bars are low, pegs kinda...

Published on July 21 2015, 20:48
Source: www.motorcycle.com
 

Creating a nice expensive motorcycle is almost easy – just throw the best technology at it and charge wealthy owners accordingly. Much more vexing is how to design and build a stylish and entertaining streetbike at a low price. It's difficult to imagine anyone doing a better job of that value... 

Motorcycles come in all shapes and sizes, and the large variety of different models and manufacturers can make choosing the right bike confusing for new riders. Here in North America, the most popular segments are sportbikes and cruisers, which is why many new riders gravitate toward one or the... 

Motorcycles are the coolest way to transport humans on the ground. The feeling we get bending a bike into a corner and tilting a horizon is so much more flowing and invigorating than driving a car, as is the intensity of acceleration a motorbike can provide. Add in to this stimulation the sound... 

Just as there are a million ways to skin a cat, there are a million ways to go sport-touring, too. Some folks prefer the full-on Gold Wing style of touring, while others sway the other direction, slapping on a backpack filled only with the bare essentials as they dart off aboard their sportbike.... 

Every rider probably has a personal bucket list. If you're all about sportbikes, maybe it includes the world's famous racetracks. But my list is full of far-away destinations, remote regions, and roads less traveled. Floating to the top of my bucket: a ride along the historic El Camino Real in... 

The story of the retro-modern Triumph Bonneville has always far outweighed its spec sheet, but it is a perennial favorite of the motorcycling community. Before we say hello to its successor, we take one last twilight ride to see what's made the Bonneville so popular, and where its successor may... 

Editor Score:94.0% Engine 20/20 Suspension/Handling 15/15 Transmission/Clutch 9.5/10 Brakes 9.75/10 Instruments/Controls 3.5/5 Ergonomics/Comfort 9.75/10 Appearance/Quality 9.5/10 Desirability 9/10 Value 8/10 Overall Score 94/100 Turn off the switchable ABS and Motorcycle Traction Control (MTC)...