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  • Whatever happened to the Foggy Petronas FP1?

    Whatever happened to the Foggy Petronas FP1?

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  • Lightweight Bike Then and Now, Kevin Camreon (re-posted from CW)

    Lightweight Bike Then and Now, Kevin Camreon (re-posted from CW)


    Courtesy of KTM
    Bikes Lightweight Sportbikes Then And Now

    Has anything changed over the past four or five decades?

    By Kevin Cameron April 19, 2018
    When the music stopped in 2008, at first the motorcycle industry didn’t have a clue. Product planners wanted what pilots want when things go wrong: “Can we just take the last five minutes over again?”

    They searched for something people would buy. Super scooters? Lockable storage on wheels? How about...
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  • Kevin Cameron on Radial Brakes.

    Kevin Cameron on Radial Brakes.

    ASK KEVIN: What’s the Advantage of Radial-Mount Calipers?

    By Kevin Cameron August 19, 2015

    4 Comments
    QUESTION: Would you please explain why it’s better to mount disc brake calipers radially instead of the traditional bolting them to the side of the fork slider?

    Scott Kulicke

    Kirkwood, PA

    ANSWER: When Yamaha’s TZ750s showed up at Daytona in 1974, their twin 4.5-lb. cast-iron calipers were mounted ahead of the fork legs. This was done for...
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  • MotoGP's Tire Roulette

    MotoGP's Tire Roulette

    MotoGP's roulette wheel

    by Mat Oxley on 3rd April 2018


    Riders want a more consistent tyre from Michelin, but a faster tyre? That's the last thing MotoGP needs


    MotoGP is more unpredictable than it’s ever been, because the grid is more closely matched than ever and because each rider’s tyre choice can make or break his race. This is great for fans.

    However, there is one cause of the unpredictability that isn’t so great. In recent months many riders...
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  • Honda RC166

    Honda RC166

    Honda’s RC166 Had More than Met the Eye

    By Alan Franklin
    April 5, 2013
    16 comments

    Perfection, one hundred percent, ten out of ten—that’s what utter domination looks like, and it also happens to be Honda’s 1966 250cc motorcycle World Championship Series record. With GP racing great Mike Hailwood in the saddle of the incredible RC166, Honda easily secured that year’s rider’s and constructor’s titles, an accomplishment he repeated in 1967. The RC166 would still be a legend...
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  • Whatever happened to the Foggy Petronas FP1?
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    Whatever happened to the Foggy Petronas FP1?

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    05-29-2018, 06:46 AM
  • Lightweight Bike Then and Now, Kevin Camreon (re-posted from CW)
    6

    Courtesy of KTM
    Bikes Lightweight Sportbikes Then And Now

    Has anything changed over the past four or five decades?

    By Kevin Cameron April 19, 2018
    When the music stopped in 2008, at first the motorcycle industry didn’t have a clue. Product planners wanted what pilots want when things go wrong: “Can we just take the last five minutes over again?”

    They searched for something people would buy. Super scooters? Lockable storage on wheels? How about...
    05-04-2018, 05:53 PM
  • Kevin Cameron on Radial Brakes.
    6
    ASK KEVIN: What’s the Advantage of Radial-Mount Calipers?

    By Kevin Cameron August 19, 2015

    4 Comments
    QUESTION: Would you please explain why it’s better to mount disc brake calipers radially instead of the traditional bolting them to the side of the fork slider?

    Scott Kulicke

    Kirkwood, PA

    ANSWER: When Yamaha’s TZ750s showed up at Daytona in 1974, their twin 4.5-lb. cast-iron calipers were mounted ahead of the fork legs. This was done for...
    05-03-2018, 04:46 PM
  • MotoGP's Tire Roulette
    6
    MotoGP's roulette wheel

    by Mat Oxley on 3rd April 2018


    Riders want a more consistent tyre from Michelin, but a faster tyre? That's the last thing MotoGP needs


    MotoGP is more unpredictable than it’s ever been, because the grid is more closely matched than ever and because each rider’s tyre choice can make or break his race. This is great for fans.

    However, there is one cause of the unpredictability that isn’t so great. In recent months many riders...
    04-07-2018, 09:42 AM
  • Honda RC166
    6
    Honda’s RC166 Had More than Met the Eye

    By Alan Franklin
    April 5, 2013
    16 comments

    Perfection, one hundred percent, ten out of ten—that’s what utter domination looks like, and it also happens to be Honda’s 1966 250cc motorcycle World Championship Series record. With GP racing great Mike Hailwood in the saddle of the incredible RC166, Honda easily secured that year’s rider’s and constructor’s titles, an accomplishment he repeated in 1967. The RC166 would still be a legend...
    03-30-2018, 11:38 AM
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