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Actor Keanu Reeves Shows Off His Bike Collection

You may know Keanu Reeves as the star of ‘The Matrix”, and other hit movies, but he also happens to be a hard core motorcycle enthusiast. He is also the co-founder of Arch Motorcycles, where the video below was shot. Take a look at the video where Reeves discusses motorcycling and the bikes he has […]

WSB Championship: Is Kawasaki Planning a Radical Superbike to Counter the Ducati Panigale V4 R?

Kawasaki is racing in WSB with a modified Ninja ZX-10RR that has a U.S. MSRP of $24,899, while Ducati campaigns a modified version of their homologation special, the $40,000 Panigale V4 R. Based on their stock redlines, WSB rules (at the start of the series this year) allowed the Ducati to rev to 16,350 rpm […]

Revisiting the Body Position Conundrum

The subject of the “correct” body position on a motorcycle comes up pretty frequently in the MD Comments Section. I thought it worthwhile to revisit the topic here. Be skeptical if someone suggests that a certain body position is always correct, or incorrect, when riding a motorcycle. They might be right … or they might […]

2019 Ducati SuperSport: MD Long-Term Review, Part 2

Part 1 of this long-term review wasn’t much more than an introduction, but we have now put substantial miliage on the 2019 Ducati SuperSport. This bike was first introduced for the 2017 model year, and the Titanium Grey (matte finish) of our test bike is new for the 2019 model year. The purpose of our […]

Austin MotoGP Results

Starting from pole position, Marc Marquez (Honda) looked ready to extend his perfect record at COTA by taking a sizeable lead in the first half of the race earlier today. Disaster struck, however, when Marquez low-sided (unhurt) and was unable to re-start his bike. This opened the door for several riders behind, including Valentino Rossi […]

Assen WSB Results (Both Race 1 and Race 2)

The Assen round of the WSB championship was forced to reschedule races this weekend due to snowy conditions on Saturday. As a result, the sprint race was cancelled, and both regular Race 1 and Race 2 were held on Sunday. Despite the efforts to blunt the performance of his Ducati, Alvaro Bautista again dominated this […]

Nicky Hayden’s Number 69 Officially Retired from MotoGP at COTA Ceremony

During an emotional ceremony at COTA earlier today, Nicky Hayden’s Number 69 was officially retired from MotoGP racing. In a presentation of the Number 69 to Nicky’s father Earl (see picture above), FIM President Jorge Viegas and Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta marked the passing of perhaps the most beloved personality in MotoGP. Below is a […]

WSB Authorities Reduce Ducati RPM Limit Due to Success of Bautista; Honda Gets Increase

As we have reported, the factory Ducati of Alvaro Bautista has won all 9 races held so far in the 2019 WSB series. This has led the FIM, in conjunction with other WSB authorities, to adjust the maximum rpm of the Ducati V4 downward by 250 rpm. Honda, on the other hand, has been allowed […]

The Impossible Streak – Marquez Tries to make it 7 for 7 at COTA

The MotoGP series began racing at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas in 2013. Six years and six events later, Marc Marquez (Honda) has established a perfect record at COTA with six wins and six pole positions. If anyone is unstoppable at a particular track, it is Marquez at COTA. Here is a […]

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