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Sport Bike Racing Blog - October 2012

Archive for October 2012

Unbelievable Moto Crash Video

Friday, October 26, 2012
While crashing on a bike is never fun nor funny, sometimes video of a spill can elicit an awe-struck guffaw as one wonders at the sheer improbability of what just happened. Remember while watching that everyone involved walked away without serious injury.
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Post Tags: Motorcycle crash, Insane Moto Crash, Motorcycle Racing

Jason DiSalvo Sets Land Speed Record

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Team Latus Motors Racing’s Jason DiSalvo recently piloted a Triumph Rocket III Roadster at the Bonneville Salt Flats and set a new AMA and FIM land-speed racing record in the Modified Aspirated Fuel (MAF) class for motorcycles up to 3,000cc. Riding for the Hot Rod Conspiracy/Carpenter Racing Team, DiSalvo’s initial run was 175.998 mph and his return was 172.
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Post Tags: Jason DiSalvo, Triumph Rocket III Roadster, Bonneville Salt Flats, Land Speed Racing

Kawasaki 636 Ninja ZX-6R Racing Eligibility

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Many are wondering if the new 636-powered ZX-6R as tested in the 2013 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R First Ride will be eligible in any road racing series next season.
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Post Tags: Kawasaki 636 Ninja ZX-6R Racing Eligibility

Dainese "Legends" Digital Magazine

Friday, October 12, 2012
To commemorate their 40th anniversary year, Dainese put together four online magazines to showcase the people, events and products that have made the brand a success over the years. The series is entitled “Legends” and each installment focuses on major sports figures from a particular decade.
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Post Tags: Dainese, Legends Digital Magazine, Motorcycle History, Motorcycle Racing

Perfect Form with Eugene Laverty

Friday, October 5, 2012
I came across this photo of factory Aprilia World Superbike racer Eugene Laverty while reading Motorcycle-USA’s World SBK Magny-Cours Preview 2012. It’s quite obvious that his form on the motorcycle is spot-on perfect with his body planted in exactly the right place as he drives off this corner at Brno.
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Post Tags: Perfect Form with Eugene Laverty
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