MotoGP Qualifying Results from Assen

MotoGP Qualifying Results from the Dutch TT at Assen, The Netherlands: Q2 Results Pos. Rider Team Bike KM/H Time Diff. 1 Johann ZARCO Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 291.5 1’46.141 – 2 Marc MARQUEZ Repsol Honda Team Honda 293.7 1’46.206 0.065 3 Danilo PETRUCCI OCTO Pramac Racing Ducati 293.9 1’46.526 […] The post MotoGP Qualifying Results from Assen appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber. MotoGP Qualifying Results from Assen Source: asphaltandrubber

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Why Crutchlow’s Aero Fairing Is Not a New Fairing

Just how clever has Honda been with its fairings? At Assen, Cal Crutchlow spent Friday going back and forth between bikes with and without the addition of aerodynamic side pods on the outside of the fairing. That led to some confusion among the media. Had Honda homologated the aerodynamic fairing […] The post Why Crutchlow’s Aero Fairing Is Not a New Fairing appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber. Why Crutchlow’s Aero Fairing Is Not a New Fairing Source: asphaltandrubber

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Was just given a 2004 kl250 super sherpa.

As the title says. My father gave me his bike. Has about 4000kms on it. I am by no means to to biking or even this bike but i was wondering….Any recommendations for tires here in Canada? It seems to be hard to find the right size? looking for a 80/20 dirt street kinda tire.Also the bike is bone stock. Any recommendations on small upgrades? submitted by /u/MRChuckNorris [link] [comments] Was just given a 2004 kl250 super sherpa. Source: Reddit Dualsport

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Motorcycles 

Getting started with motorcycle welding

Most of the bikes that grace these pages that have had some welding done on them, somewhere. If you’re building your own custom bike—or even if you just like fiddling in your garage—welding is an invaluable skill to have. It’s also a slightly intimidating prospect for the initiated, so this is a two-part guide. This week, we’ll dig into the theory, explain the different types of welding, and help you figure out which machine to get. What is welding? In a nutshell, welding can be defined as the fusion of…

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Circuit of Wales MotoGP decision to be made within days

Decision as to future of proposed MotoGP circuit will be announced on Tuesday according to government official. Welsh economy and infrastructure secretary Ken Skates has announced that the future of the proposed MotoGP circuit in Wales will be determined within the next week. The decision in question is in regards to the government backing for […] Circuit of Wales MotoGP decision to be made within days Source: Motofire

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Indian Twin Cities MN, Set to break their own Guinness Record During 2nd Annual Indian Motorcycle Bike Week August 13-21st

Indian Motorcycle of the Twin Cities, Owner Art Welch, who set a Guinness World Record last year is now on the path to breaking his own record for Indian riders attendance. The events will occur the week after Sturgis at Minnesota’s premier Indian Motorcycle location…. This is a content summary only. Click on headlines for full links, images, other content and more! Indian Twin Cities MN, Set to break their own Guinness Record During 2nd Annual Indian Motorcycle Bike Week August 13-21st Source: Cyril Huze

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What can be done about the vibes?

Hey guys, Just picked up my first dual sport, a KTM 640 Adventure. From all accounts they are extremely vibey bikes, and mine is no exception. I was considering getting some Rox antivibe risers to help cure the problem. Is there anything else I can/should do? Cheers submitted by /u/I_fail_at_usernames [link] [comments] What can be done about the vibes? Source: Reddit Dualsport

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The Stampede: Prequel To Born Free Motorcycle Show

The Stampede kicked off the weekend’s excitement for the Born Free motorcycle show yesterday at the legendary Costa Mesa Speedway in Orange County, California. The night’s festivities included short-track racing of everything from tank-shifting Harleys to rigid-frame minibikes and liquid-cooled Indians. Caballero up the inside. The event saw racers and spectators from many walks of life. To be certain, beards and tattoos were in no short supply at the Speedway on this evening. Any action-sports fan will have also noted some familiar names flying by the grandstands – and one…

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