KTM Press Release: KTM Motorsports and HMC Racing are excited to announce their partnership to return with the KTM/HMC Factory Superbike Race Team to AMA Pro SuperBike Racing for the 2013 season. In 2012, KTM and HMC launched their first full year as a team competing in the AMA Pro SuperBike Racing class. KTM/HMC’s Chris [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Corbin Press Release: Corbin is proud to announce the introduction of their new seat specifically designed for the KTM RC8 Superbike. This seat was designed to provide support in the rider area with additional width and a dished seating platform. The nose of the saddle was kept narrow to promote increased ground reach. The Corbin [...]Read Full Post | Comments(1)
MasterBike 2010: Which is the Best Liter-Bike for the Average Rider? For those of us who are not gifted superbike racers, Aprilia’s RSV4 Factory gets the nod as the most confidence-inspiring and fastest track bike.
I know Mark Cernicky, I have been on the track with Mark Cernicky, and you, sir, are (probably) no Mark Cernicky. Cernicky was a top privateer in 600 and 750cc AMA national roadracing once upon a time and won a slew of supermoto championships after that. The two guys who went quicker than MC at [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
MasterBike 2010 – Video BMW’s 180-horsepower S1000RR takes on the fastest, most-powerful Open-class sportbikes from Japan and Europe.
MasterBike 2010: KTM RC8R Can the KTM’s angular Austrian awesomeness compete under an onslaught of accomplished all-rounders?
Photography by Motociclismo Next up, and polar opposite of the CBR: the KTM RC8R. It’s longer and less lively, and the torquey Twin’s even power pulses—delivered through the great grip of its Dunlop D211 Supersport race tires—allowed me to lean hard into learning Aragón’s nuances during practice. And it didn’t hurt when ex-GP rider Jeremy [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
MasterBike 2010: The Best European and Japanese Sportbikes Battle for Racetrack Supremacy In Spain BMW’s 180-horsepower S1000RR takes on the fastest, most-powerful Open-class sportbikes from Japan and Europe.
Photography by Motociclismo Like the big plans they started with when it came to carving the brand-spanking-new Motorland Aragón into the high-desert backcountry of Spain, I had big plans for MasterBike 11, back on schedule after a year off due to financial constraints and in streamlined form. Rather than being made of three classes—divided among [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)