MotoGP Winglets

By |October 13th, 2015|Tech|

There has been a lot of speculation recently about winglets in MotoGP, especially since Yamaha introduced aero wings to their M1 at Misano. Aerodynamic aids are not as prominent in bike racing compared to Formula One, but that has changed in 2015 with Ducati’s winglet development on their GP15. Mechanical Grip .....

MotoGP Tech Talk – Swingarms

By |June 1st, 2015|Tech|

Former International Road Racer, MotoGP Engineer, Elite Trainer and Moto Journo Mark McVeigh shares his unique insight into the world of MotoGP. Behind the scenes, MotoGP Engineers are continually refining and modifying their state of the art 2-wheeled missiles. It’s only when you can’t hide those design revisions that the .....


By |January 30th, 2014|Tech|

In these high tech days of electronic fuel injection you would expect motorcycle throttle response to be smooth as. However many of the latest bikes have a snatchy and jerky throttle response; especially around town at low speeds feeling more like a switch than a throttle. This is not just plain .....


By |August 29th, 2012|Tech|

Ducati have been focusing on taming the GP12’s aggressive power delivery since last season when Rossi climbed aboard the GP11 beast and complained constantly for Ducati to make the bike easier to ride and more competitive in MotoGP. MotoGP electronics are receiving a lot of press attention these day’s, however .....


By |August 21st, 2012|Tech|

In this post, rather than hypothesise on what’s what on a MotoGP front-end, we explain what all those wires mean, why they are there and what they do… 1. Brake disc temperature Infra red sensor. Carbon brakes are more temperature sensitive to steel disc brakes and work best at high .....

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