Aprilia RSV4RF LE with MotoGP wings

Aprilia RSV4 RF LE sportsbike takes wings

When wings were first used in MotoGP aerodynamic design a few years ago, we were concerned that the ugly F1-style appendages would make their way to road bikes. Well, our worst fears have been confirmed with Aprilia the first to add racing wings to a production bike. However, it’s only a limited-edition RSV4 RF LE, …

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Ducati vying to dethrone ever-dominant Marc Marquez

The new 2018 MotoGP season got underway with the Grand Prix of Qatar and continues this weekend in Argentina. As has been the case for some years now, Spaniard Marc Marquez, on the Honda, was expected to sweep the race and immediately return to the top of the standings. But, the season did not start …

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Energica Ego race bike for electric MotoE World Cup adventure slicker electric bike race

Energica unveils MotoE race bike

Italian electric motorcycle company Energica has unveiled its race bike for the 2019 MotoE World Cup series to be run at select MotoGP rounds. The electric race series is expected to be run only at European rounds with 18 bikes from the seven privateer MotoGP teams running two bikes each and four teams from the …

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motogp airbag suits

MotoGP makes airbag suits compulsory

MotoGP riders have been wearing airbag suits since 2007 to protect them in a crash, but from this year they will become mandatory in all classes. If airbag suits are good enough for MotoGP riders, they are also good enough for you. Helite makes airbag vests and jackets for a fraction of the cost of …

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Valentino Rossi AGV tribute helmet

AGV Valentino Rossi tribute helmet 

Italian helmet manufacturer AGV is celebrating 20 years of Valentino Rossi world-class race wins with a special tribute helmet. Rossi has only worn AGV helmets throughout his racing career. All have been designed by Aldo Drudi, who became friends with Vale’s father, Graziano, when he was racing from 1977 to ‘82. Aldo has been a …

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Energica Ego

Energica powers 2019 electric MotoGP

Electric bikes will race in support MotoGP races from 2019 and the Italian electric motorcycle company Energica will supply the bikes. The FIM Moto-e World Cup will run as a support event at select MotoGP rounds around the world. There is no word yet on which rounds will feature the electric races, but they expect …

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Repsol Honda Racing Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa race mopeds

Marquez and Pedrosa race mopeds

After a hard-fought win in the MotoGP season, it was time for World Champion Marc Marquez and teammate Dani Pedrosa to let off some steam racing mopeds. This Honda Racing video shows the Repsol partners demonstrating their skills against amateurs in Japan. They are racing in their Repsol leathers on Super Cub 110 mopeds also …

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Valentino Rossi MotoGP bike heads Sydney Motorcycle Show highlight

Rossi MotoGP bike highlight of Sydney Show

Valentino Rossi’s YZR-M1 MotoGP motorcycle is a highlight of a long list of the 2018 models to feature at the Sydney Motorcycle Show from Friday (November 24, 2017). Just weeks after new models were unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show and EICMA show in Milan, most will be at the International Convention Centre Sydney. Two bikes from …

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Valentino Rossi races Motobot

Yamaha robot races Valentino Rossi

If you’ve ever wondered who would win a race between a robot and MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi, well wonder no longer as this video shows. After three years of development, the Yamaha Motobot is now in its second generation of development. Valentino wins … for now Yet Motobot Ver.2 still can’t beat Valentino. In fact, …

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Prestigious events in the motorbike racing calendar

If you’re a motorcycle fanatic, there’s nothing like getting out there and seeing top drivers push themselves to the limit in a prestigious racing event. Here, we look at the most prestigious events in the motorbike racing calendar.  Isle of Man TT Held every northern summer for over a hundred years on the speed-limitless island …

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