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Matthew Birt  says:

Brake protectors now mandatory in MotoGP

Every machine racing in all three classes in next year’s MotoGP world championship must be fitted with a brake protector to try and prevent accidents similar to the multi-rider pile-up at the first corner in Catalunya back in 2006. Loris Capirossi, Randy de Puniet, Dani Pedrosa and Marco Melandri were all involved in a high-speed incident caused when the front brake...

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  • Posted 3 years ago (17 November 2011 13:29)

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Jan 09

Posts: 2

leewok says:


Bet you a pint the first bike that this shows up on in the Worlds will be Jonathon Rea's

I still remember his debut in BSB lasting 50ft before Rutter bumped him and his front brake ending his race.

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Jul 08

Posts: 19

gasgas280 says:

i'm pretty sure that keith amor was stopped from using a similar thing to this at the NW200 on his BMW due to Safety reasons (although he needed it fitted due to the air pressue pushing his front brake lever in!)

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