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Dirt Bikes Sales Lead US Motorcycle Industry to a 6.4% Gain for the First Six Months of 2020

Tue, 2020-08-11 23:17
US motorcycle sales got a boost in Q2 2020, with the MIC reporting a 6.4% gain for the year so far. The post Dirt Bikes Sales Lead US Motorcycle Industry to a 6.4% Gain for the First Six Months of 2020 appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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More Photos of the New Honda CBR600RR Emerge

Tue, 2020-08-11 17:39
A bevy of photos of the 2021 Honda CBR600RR have emerged, which give us a better look at this upcoming 600cc supersport. The post More Photos of the New Honda CBR600RR Emerge appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Third Time’s a Charm? Indian Scout & Bobber Recalled Yet Again for Braking Issues

Mon, 2020-08-10 20:05
The Indian Scout series of bikes is getting its third recall for issues with air in their ABS components. The post Third Time’s a Charm? Indian Scout & Bobber Recalled Yet Again for Braking Issues appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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MotoGP Will Finish Its Season in Portugal at Portimão

Mon, 2020-08-10 16:42
Confirming suspicions, Portimão will be the final round of the MotoGP season, bringing grand prix racing back to Portugal for the first time in 8 years. The post MotoGP Will Finish Its Season in Portugal at Portimão appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Saturday MotoGP Summary at the Czech GP: Why Old Is Better Than New…Sometimes

Sun, 2020-08-09 07:30
It was a topsy-turvy day at Brno, especially when it came to the MotoGP qualifying for the Czech GP. The post Saturday MotoGP Summary at the Czech GP: Why Old Is Better Than New…Sometimes appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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The MotoGP Paddock Gets Its First Case of COVID-19

Sun, 2020-08-09 07:15
The MotoGP paddock has its first confirmed case of COVID-19, as a Dorna cameraman has tested positive for the coronavirus. The post The MotoGP Paddock Gets Its First Case of COVID-19 appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Friday MotoGP Summary at the Czech GP: Bumps, Grip, Crashes, & Ducati’s Shapeshifter Device

Sun, 2020-08-09 07:08
David gives us a glimpse behind the MotoGP curtain of Friday at Brno for the Czech GP. The post Friday MotoGP Summary at the Czech GP: Bumps, Grip, Crashes, & Ducati’s Shapeshifter Device appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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BMW R18 Dragster Custom by Roland Sands…With NOS

Fri, 2020-08-07 20:28
We are underwhelmed by taking a 90hp / 760 lbs cruiser and turning it into a drag bike...even if it's the work of Roland Sands. The post BMW R18 Dragster Custom by Roland Sands…With NOS appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Ducati Sales Down 24% Worldwide for Q2 2020

Fri, 2020-08-07 08:39
Ducati's sales figures for the first-half of the year are out, and so we take a deep dive to see where the Italian bikes stand during the global pandemic. The post Ducati Sales Down 24% Worldwide for Q2 2020 appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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MotoGP Preview of the Czech GP – Missing Marquez, Horsepower Hill, Yamaha’s Hope, & KTM Competitive

Fri, 2020-08-07 07:45
David gives us a preview of what to expect at Czech GP in Brno, with MotoGP back at it this weekend. The post MotoGP Preview of the Czech GP – Missing Marquez, Horsepower Hill, Yamaha’s Hope, & KTM Competitive appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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New Honda CBR600RR Has Been Confirmed and It’s Coming Soon

Thu, 2020-08-06 18:50
Thenew Honda CBR600RR has been confirmed and we already know what it will look like with winglets, undertail exhaust, & full IMU electronics. The post New Honda CBR600RR Has Been Confirmed and It’s Coming Soon appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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EMX Bike is an Electric Motocross Bike from Holland

Wed, 2020-08-05 20:33
This electric motocross bike project from The Netherlands looks the part and seems promising. Who will finish what Alta Motors started? The post EMX Bike is an Electric Motocross Bike from Holland appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Paddock Pass Podcast #156 – WorldSBK Jerez

Wed, 2020-08-05 17:53
The latest from the Paddock Pass Podcast crew sees us talking about the very eventful WorldSBK round at Jerez, Spain. The post Paddock Pass Podcast #156 – WorldSBK Jerez appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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New TT Style Event Coming to England at the Isle of Wight

Tue, 2020-08-04 21:40
There is a new road race coming in 2021 for British motorsport fans. It's called the Diamond Races and it's being held on the Isle of Wight in England. The post New TT Style Event Coming to England at the Isle of Wight appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Stefan Bradl Will Replace Marc Marquez at the Czech GP

Tue, 2020-08-04 15:24
No surprises today, as Repsol Honda announces that Stefan Bradl will replace Marc Marquez at the Czech GP in Brno. The post Stefan Bradl Will Replace Marc Marquez at the Czech GP appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Marc Marquez Under Goes Second Arm Surgery – Will Stay in Hospital for 48hrs

Mon, 2020-08-03 20:32
Marc Marquez has undergone a second surgery to his broken humerus bone. The post Marc Marquez Under Goes Second Arm Surgery – Will Stay in Hospital for 48hrs appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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“Building the Blade” – Episode 1

Mon, 2020-08-03 19:13
Ahead of the start to the 2020 British Superbike Championship, Honda has started a new web series showcasing how its BSB-spec CBR1000RR-R SP came together. It’s very interesting. The post “Building the Blade” – Episode 1 appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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KTM Is Selling Two RC16 MotoGP Race Bikes: $339,000 Each

Fri, 2020-07-31 21:24
Have you ever wanted to own your own MotoGP race bike? KTM has two RC16 motorcycles for sale: $339,000 each. The post KTM Is Selling Two RC16 MotoGP Race Bikes: $339,000 Each appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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The 2020 MotoGP Calendar Updated Once Again – Argentina, Thailand, & Malaysia Canceled – Portimao Added?

Fri, 2020-07-31 20:37
MotoGP has canceled all of its flyaway races for 2020, and looks to be adding Portugal to its season. The post The 2020 MotoGP Calendar Updated Once Again – Argentina, Thailand, & Malaysia Canceled – Portimao Added? appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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MV Agusta Brings Its “Smart Clutch System” to the Brutale & Dragster Models

Fri, 2020-07-31 20:04
Teaming up with auto-clutch maker Rekluse, MV Agusta is finally bringing its "Smart Clutch System" to the Brutale and Dragster lines. The post MV Agusta Brings Its “Smart Clutch System” to the Brutale & Dragster Models appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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