No cilinder head peaking through the fairings on Valentino Rossi's bike shows how much the engine has changed
New for 2012: front brake protectors. The riders don't even notice they're there.
Racing art: Brembos machined from solid
Nicky Hayden's crew chief Juan Martinez has plenty to think about
Compare and contrast wheelbase: Rossi's short bike...
... vs Hayden's longer bike
New in pit lane: screens to protect the prototype's modesty.
Also new in pit lane. Bikes you can wander around and look at without mechanics shooing you away
Just in case somebody fancies a salad
Ten Kate prepared engine, FTR built frame
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