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14 Mugello Italy 2010 MotoGP
13 Mugello Italy 2010 MotoGP
32 Jerez Spain 2010 MotoGP
16 Laguna Seca United States 2009 MotoGP
3 Mugello Italy 2008 MotoGP
25 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2008 MotoGP
45 Phillip Island Australia 2007 MotoGP
2 Phillip Island Australia 2007 MotoGP
16 Brno Czech Republic 2007 MotoGP
26 Donington Park Great Britain 2007 MotoGP
57 Jerez Spain 2007 MotoGP
25 Jerez Spain 2007 MotoGP
15 Valencia 2006 MotoGP
3 Sepang Circuit Malaysia 2006 MotoGP
19 Sepang Circuit Malaysia 2006 MotoGP
13 Sepang Circuit Malaysia 2006 MotoGP
4 Brno Czech Republic 2006 MotoGP
26 Laguna Seca United States 2006 MotoGP
38 Donington Park Great Britain 2006 MotoGP
5 Mugello Italy 2006 MotoGP
7 Valencia 2005 MotoGP
10 Phillip Island Australia 2005 MotoGP
6 Phillip Island Australia 2005 MotoGP
32 Donington Park Great Britain 2005 MotoGP
 

ASK KEVIN: Do MotoGP Fuel Limits Apply When Riders Switch to Their Rain Bikes During the Race?

ASK KEVIN: Do MotoGP Fuel Limits Apply When Riders Switch to Their Rain Bikes During the Race?

QUESTION: During this year's MotoGP race at Misano, Italy, the riders were switching bikes as the weather changed from dry to wet and back to dry again. As each entrant is limited to a fixed fuel quantity for every race, what procedures are in place to keep track of the total fuel used among the...

Published on September 26 2015, 21:28
Source: www.cycleworld.com
 

Performance ⭐⭐⭐/ Aesthetics ⭐ MRA X-Creen. Not completely ugly, but I still prefer "Candy". The stock screen actually does a fine job of slicing through the wind with no discernible buffeting, despite its tiny footprint. Only when pushing well beyond the legal speed limits (well, like double) do... 

Editor Score:88.75% Engine 19.0/20 Suspension/Handling 14.75/15 Transmission/Clutch 8.0/10 Brakes 9.5/10 Instruments/Controls 4.5/5 Ergonomics/Comfort 8.0/10 Appearance/Quality 8.0/10 Desirability 8.5/10 Value 8.5/10 Overall Score 88.75/100 When MO's Managing Editor and enthusiastic sparring... 

The Yamaha YZF R15 set the benchmarks quite high when it was launched back in 2008. Although it was a marvel on two wheels which was near perfection, customers wanted more. Power you might ask? Not really, on priority was a better tail section but most importantly the demand was for a better... 

Question: Do you feel that motorcycle development is being held back by archaic FIM rules? I know that old rules influence even our street bikes because of tradition. For example, six-speed transmissions: I would think that by adding more options in gearing, performance and economy could be... 

"These things don't belong on the street!"This has become the cry of the rational motorcyclist when the subject of modern literbikes comes up. But what if you could have virtually all of the same performance-driven componentry and research and development that go into most superbikes in a... 

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... 

"In model year 2000, when Softails got the Twin Cam engine, the mantra was 'We changed everything without changing a thing.' Those bikes were all new and different, yet they cut the same style and look as the bikes they replaced. That was not the intent here. Our intent was to move this design...