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10 Silverstone Great Britain 2012 MotoGP
29 Misano Circuit San Marino 2011 MotoGP
12 Mugello Italy 2011 MotoGP
35 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2011 MotoGP
30 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2011 MotoGP
8 Phillip Island Australia 2010 MotoGP
14 Mugello Italy 2010 MotoGP
9 Le Mans France 2010 MotoGP
10 Indianapolis 2010 MotoGP
4 Misano Circuit San Marino 2009 MotoGP
18 Indianapolis 2009 MotoGP
22 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2007 MotoGP
29 Donington Park Great Britain 2007 MotoGP
26 Donington Park Great Britain 2007 MotoGP
57 Jerez Spain 2007 MotoGP
29 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2006 MotoGP
26 Laguna Seca United States 2006 MotoGP
38 Donington Park Great Britain 2006 MotoGP
22 Donington Park Great Britain 2006 MotoGP
20 Assen Netherlands 2006 MotoGP
32 Le Mans France 2006 MotoGP
12 Losail Circuit Qatar 2006 MotoGP
4 Jerez Spain 2006 MotoGP
7 Valencia 2005 MotoGP
 

ASK KEVIN: What are the Benefits of a Flat-Plane Crank?

ASK KEVIN: What are the Benefits of a Flat-Plane Crank?

QUESTION: Would you please have Kevin Cameron comment on the benefits of a flat-plane crankshaft? (Thanks for the best technical explanations in print today.) Gordon Banks US Army, Retired Madison, AL ANSWER: The original reason for a flat-plane crank is that it gives an even 180-degree firing...

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QUESTION: Why do air-cooled motors generate more emissions than water-cooled ones? Why can't they just engineer cooler and cleaner air-cooled engines to meet the new emissions regulations? Silas B. Laubmann Atlanta, GA ANSWER: Differences between air- and water-cooled engines have been with us a... 

Question: I'm curious how a fracture-split connecting rod is made. I suspect a sintered steel alloy is used, and that the material is somehow frozen or made cold enough to be rendered brittle. What exactly is the "wedge" used for the break? And I guess scribing marks are made on the inner... 

Riding in Death Valley. (Photography by the author and Mike Callahan) The valley of death is a fascinating placeā€”at least in my estimation. Having been there more than 40 times since my first visit in 1967, I've seen a lot of it. And during each visit I find something new to gawp at. Some people... 

Kawasaki's H2 street machine and H2R racebike are likely the most talked about motorcycles of 2015. Engineering a supercharger into a liter-class sportbike is a mighty technological feat, and the H2/H2R shifts the paradigm of what's possible in a sportbike engine. The EPA-legal H2 is said to... 

Two Scramblers in name; two different directions in practice. Photography by Kevin Wing Most of the time, an awful lot of brainwork goes into researching the purchase of a new motorcycle. Facts, figures, statistics, capacity, performance, road manners and so much more all weigh in when answering... 

Here at MO we like scooters, especially big ones. Laugh if you want, but when it comes to practical, versatile, comfortable, and fun two-wheeled transportation, scooters often get overlooked. Well, we're here to give them their fair share. What other motorcycle will take you to the grocery... 

Welcome, MO heathens. It's Sunday yet again, which means it's time for another Church of MO. This week, we look at the Boss Hoss BHC-3 ZZ4 and ZZ4 Super Sport.The giant behemoths of cruiserdom, Boss Hoss has made a name for itself by essentially sticking two wheels and a handlebar to small-block...