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MotoGP Aragon Preview

MotoGP Aragon Preview Sunday’s Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón de MotoGP is unlikely to have a momentous impact on the 2017 championship standings. Honda’s Marc Marquez and Ducati pilot Andrea Dovizioso, playing cat and mouse at 200 mph and tied at present, will head for the Pacific flyaway rounds separated by, at most, 25 points. The man in jeopardy of losing touch is factory Yamaha prodigy Maverick Viñales. A crash this week could put him some 40 points behind the leader – whoever it is – with four rounds to…

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You get a Sportmax Q3+ and You Get a Sportmax Q3+

You get a Sportmax Q3+ and You Get a Sportmax Q3+ Dunlop expands its Sportmax Q3+ tire range to fit smaller displacement motorcycles.  Begin Press Release: Dunlop Expands Sportmax Q3+ Line Big News for Small and Middleweight Machines  Buffalo, NY: Dunlop is expanding the Sportmax Q3+® line of hypersport tires with a 120/60ZR17, and a 160/60ZR17 for some 600’s and 650’s and a 110/70ZR17 and 150/60ZR17 to fit small displacement sport bikes such as the BMW G310R, KTM RC 390 and 390 Duke. These new sizes include the same technology found…

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Motorcyclist loses rear wheel traction while racing

Motorcyclist loses rear wheel traction while racing WELL, who better to explain the crash than the rider, who, in his own words stated: “second practice session of the day, track temp was very cool (~50°F). On my out lap, I suddenly and unexpectedly lost traction in my rear wheel at turn 9a, lowsiding at 84mph just before turn 9b. Slid about 20-30ft on the pavement until the dirt began. The bike disappeared in a cloud of dust and flipped at least once, breaking lots of stuff…” Motorcyclist crashes on track,…

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Ecuador Freedom Bike Rental Adds SWM Motorcycles to its Adventure-Ready Fleet

Ecuador Freedom Bike Rental Adds SWM Motorcycles to its Adventure-Ready Fleet Did you know  Ecuador has the highest per-capita investment rate in road infrastructure in the Americas? Neither did we, but with hundreds of miles of fresh pavement, it’s a good thing Ecuador Freedom Bike Rentals has added the Italian-made SWM Gran Milano 440 cafe racer to its fleet, to give people even more equatorial exploration options. Full Press Release: Quito, Ecuador – September 19, 2017   Ecuador Freedom Bike Rental, the most experienced motorcycle tour operator in Ecuador and provider of the most…

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M6 wheelie biker jailed

M6 wheelie biker jailed A BIKER who performed a series of wheelies on a major motorway while being followed by an undercover police car has been jailed. Pawel Zietowski, from Harlow, Essex, was filmed for 16 minutes by the patrol car on the M6 northbound in Staffordshire as he stood up on his Yamaha R6, wheelied and even rummaged through his rucksack for his mobile phone. He was travelling above the 70mph motorway speed limit at the time. Following his dangerous stunts on the afternoon on June 3, the 27-year-old…

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AMA helps work for Stability In the future of California OHV Programs

AMA helps work for Stability In the future of California OHV Programs Thanks to the AMA for fighting to keep California OHV programs open.   Begin Press Release: California Assembly, Senate pass bills to continue, provide stability to OHV program Two bills now go to governor for signature PICKERINGTON, Ohio — California legislators passed two bills that extend the state’s nationally renowned off-highway vehicle recreation program and provide more stability for the program’s future. S.B. 249 extends the operation of the California Off Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Program indefinitely, eliminating…

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2017 Yamaha WR250R Review | A Motorcycle in the Middle

2017 Yamaha WR250R Review | A Motorcycle in the Middle Sitting in a lonely spot between the commuter and race-bred 250s, the 2017 Yamaha WR250R is a true dual sport that’s equally capable on street and dirt. The post 2017 Yamaha WR250R Review | A Motorcycle in the Middle appeared first on Ultimate Motorcycling. 2017 Yamaha WR250R Review | A Motorcycle in the Middle Ultimate Motorcycling

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