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Riding skills: How to get a good race start

Michael Neeves, 11 November 2010 13:15

Most top-level racing bikes (including the fabulous new Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC SE road bike) equipped with cutting-edge electronics packages will have some form of launch control.  The very best of these systems will let you pin the throttle, dump the clutch and off you go with the perfect start. The electronics prevent the bike from bogging down or pulling ...

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How to ride an electric bike

Michael Neeves, 21 May 2010 15:48

We recently rode the Mavizen TTX02, the world¹s first production electric superbike. Here's what it taught us about future adjustments we'll need to make to our riding - and things we can keep doing the same. First and foremost, it's as simple to ride as a scooter; there's no clutch or gearbox - just twist the throttle and off you go. There ...

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Neevesy's track tips: Braking

Michael Neeves, 11 November 2009 10:25

There are lots of ways to go fast around a racetrack. Just look at Rossi and Doohan, or Biaggi and Bayliss - their riding styles are racing lines are wildly different but the awe-inspiring end result for these naturally-talented World Champions is just the same. Although there isn’t really a right or wrong way to ride a bike fast around ...

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Neevesy's track tips: Straights

Michael Neeves, 11 November 2009 10:16

There are lots of ways to go fast around a racetrack. Just look at Rossi and Doohan, or Biaggi and Bayliss - their riding styles are racing lines are wildly different but the awe-inspiring end result for these naturally-talented World Champions is just the same. Although there isn’t really a right or wrong way to ride a bike fast around ...

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Neevesy's track tips: Tyres

Michael Neeves, 29 October 2009 16:15

There are lots of ways to go fast around a racetrack. Just look at Rossi and Doohan, or Biaggi and Bayliss - their riding styles are racing lines are wildly different but the awe-inspiring end result for these naturally-talented World Champions is just the same. Although there isn’t really a right or wrong way to ride a bike fast around ...

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Neevesy's track tips: Bike preperation

Michael Neeves, 29 October 2009 16:03

There are lots of ways to go fast around a racetrack. Just look at Rossi and Doohan, or Biaggi and Bayliss - their riding styles are racing lines are wildly different but the awe-inspiring end result for these naturally-talented World Champions is just the same. Although there isn’t really a right or wrong way to ride a bike fast around ...

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Jeremy McWilliams Superbike Academy preview

Michael Neeves, 23 September 2009 11:02

I can say from experience that the Jeremy McWilliams Superbike Academy is what can only be described as biking heaven for budding racers and trackday riders alike. It’s the chance to spend three days at a hot and sunny Spanish circuit with your bike, and coaching from legendry ex-MotoGP rider Jeremy McWilliams, WSB man Leon Haslam and 500cc GP winner ...

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This year’s Goodwood Revival will be the best ever

Michael Neeves, 04 September 2009 15:03

Past and present racing stars like Leon Haslam, Troy Corser, Wayne Gardner, Jeremy McWilliams, Paul and Scott Smart, and Phil Read are set to race at this year’s Goodwood Revival in the Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy. The who’s who of motorcycle racing entry (see list below) for the Goodwood Revival, which takes place near Chichester between 18th and 20th September, ...

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Video: How to shave three seconds off your lap time

Michael Neeves, 24 June 2008 12:42

MCN senior road tester Michael Neeves travelled to Outlon Park to meet California Superbike School Director Andy Ibbott in an attempt to get him running higher up the field in the R1 Cup and gives us his video guide on how the day went. Check out the video below to see how Neevesey managed to take three seconds off his ...

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Video: How to make the best of a trip to the Nurburgring

Michael Neeves, 12 June 2008 12:22

MCN senior road tester Michael Neeves took his longtermer Suzuki GSX-R750 on a three day trip to the most demanding road circuit in the world, the Nurburgring, and he brings you this video guide to the journey. Find a Suzuki GSX-R750 for sale Read the Suzuki GSX-R750 review Follow Neeves in this video diary as he travels along the twisty roads ...

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