MV Agusta F3 vs Triumph Daytona 675R

The lightest, most powerful and elecronically-advanced supersport machine you can buy – the new MV Agusta F3 goes up against the Triumph Daytona 675 R on the roads of northern Italy.
Triumph Daytona 675R
Launched last year, this is the R version of Triumph’s popular Daytona 675. It doesn’t have electronic rider aids except for a quickshifter, [...]

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Pole, Podium and Victory for Ducati’s 1199 Panigale in Racing Debut

Over the weekend the new Ducati 1199 Panigale saw its first taste of racing competition in South Africa and Spain and it faired pretty well. Chris Leeson started out in strongest way by putting the Panigale on Pole in the South African Superbike Championships at Zwartkops whilst in Spain the EMS team gave the Ducati [...]

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MotoGP Sepang 2 Test

1 Casey Stoner Repsol Honda Team 2:01.761
2 Dani Pedrosa Repsol Honda Team 2:02.005
3 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Factory Racing 2:02.436
4 Ben Spies Yamaha Factory Racing 2:02.819
5 Alvaro Bautista San Carlo Honda Gresini 2:02.959
6 Nicky Hayden Ducati Team 2:03.132
7 Cal Crutchlow Monster Yamaha Tech 3 2:03.213
8 Valentino Rossi Ducati Team 2:03.245
9 Hector Barbera Pramac Racing Team 2:03.612
10 [...]

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MotoGP 2012 OFFICIAL WINTER TEST

The first Official MotoGP Test of 2012 kicked off in Malaysia on Tuesday January 31st 2012.
After two months off the track, the MotoGP paddock was back in action on Tuesday as the first official Test of 2012 began at the Sepang International Circuit. In attendance were the factory teams getting underway with development work on [...]

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Checa Tops First World Superbike Test

 

The first of two February testing sessions concluded today at the Australian circuit of Phillip Island with extremely positive results for the Althea Racing team. Carlos Checa, 2011 World Champion, recorded the fastest overall times while ‘new-entry’ Davide Giugliano made consistent progress throughout the three-day test.
The Althea Racing team got back to work on Monday [...]

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Ducati 1199 Panigale First Ride Motor Cyclist Magazine

By Alan Cathcart, Photography by Milagro
 

 
After a full day riding Ducati’s radical new 1199 Panigale around Abu Dhabi’s sun-drenched Yas Marina Formula 1 circuit—an Arabian version of the famous Monaco track, lined by six-star hotels and glitzy high-rises—it’s hard not to conclude the Italian manufacturer just shot every other sportbike clean out of the water. [...]

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