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Honda Gold Wing Recalled for ECU Update to Prevent Stalling

Fri, 2022-07-01 18:19
The venerable Honda Gold Wing is getting an ECU programming recall that affects only the manual transmission model of the long-distance tourer. The post Honda Gold Wing Recalled for ECU Update to Prevent Stalling appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Video: Ducati Explains the Tech and Ethos of Its MotoE Project

Fri, 2022-07-01 00:06
Ducati has an interesting nine-minute video that dives into the technology and philosophy behind its MotoE project. Give it a watch. The post Video: Ducati Explains the Tech and Ethos of Its MotoE Project appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Brap Talk Podcast #88 – Exit Strategy

Thu, 2022-06-30 23:01
Episode 88 of the Brap Talk motorcycle podcast is out with another “weekly” episode, for your two-wheeled listening pleasure. The post Brap Talk Podcast #88 – Exit Strategy appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Paddock Pass Podcast Episode 285 – MotoGP at The Cathedral

Thu, 2022-06-30 22:51
Fresh from The Cathedral of Speed in Assen, the Paddock Pass Podcast crew dives into the racing action from the Dutch TT. Give it a listen! The post Paddock Pass Podcast Episode 285 – MotoGP at The Cathedral appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Ducati Drops the Details on Its 150hp Electric MotoE Race Bike

Thu, 2022-06-30 12:30
Ducati just released the specs on its new MotoE racer, and this 150hp electric race bike has some impressive tech for the 2023 season. The post Ducati Drops the Details on Its 150hp Electric MotoE Race Bike appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Too Many Photos of the 2023 Husqvarna FS 450 Supermoto

Mon, 2022-06-27 22:56
If you don't have a supermoto already in your garage, can we recommend to you the 2023 Husqvarna FS 450? It's so choice. The post Too Many Photos of the 2023 Husqvarna FS 450 Supermoto appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Is Yamaha Better Off Putting All Their Eggs in Fabio Quartararo’s Basket?

Mon, 2022-06-27 21:26
Fabio Quartararo is the only rider that can get the Yamaha YZR-M1 to work. Is it time for Yamaha to put all their efforts behind the French rider? The post Is Yamaha Better Off Putting All Their Eggs in Fabio Quartararo’s Basket? appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Jack Miller Will Race in the Factory KTM MotoGP Team Thru 2024

Thu, 2022-06-09 22:58
Jack Miller will be leaving the factory Ducati squad at the end of 2022, and joining KTM for the 2023 and 2024 season to race on their factory squad. The post Jack Miller Will Race in the Factory KTM MotoGP Team Thru 2024 appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Paddock Pass Podcast Episode 282 – MotoGP at Catalunya

Thu, 2022-06-09 22:54
The latest from the Paddock Pass Podcast crew sees us looking at the Catalan GP, and talking to American Moto2 racer Cameron Beaubier. The post Paddock Pass Podcast Episode 282 – MotoGP at Catalunya appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Fabio Quartararo Extends With Yamaha For Next Two Seasons

Thu, 2022-06-09 22:48
Fabio Quartararo has signed on for two more years with Yamaha. He will racing in the factory Monster Energy Yamaha team for 2023 & 2024. The post Fabio Quartararo Extends With Yamaha For Next Two Seasons appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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RNF Switching to Aprilia for 2023 MotoGP Season & Beyond

Thu, 2022-06-09 22:45
The the satellite RNF Yamaha team is to switch to Aprilia racing machinery for the coming MotoGP seasons. The post RNF Switching to Aprilia for 2023 MotoGP Season & Beyond appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Why There Are No Quick Fixes to MotoGP’s Lack of Overtaking

Tue, 2022-05-31 23:28
Unless you have been living under a rock, you will seen the lack of overtaking in MotoGP. What is the cause, and how do we fix it? David does the analysis. The post Why There Are No Quick Fixes to MotoGP’s Lack of Overtaking appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Qatar Will Move to the End of the MotoGP Season Calendar in 2023

Mon, 2022-05-23 22:54
The Qatar GP will move to the end of the MotoGP calendar for next year. Phillip Island is tipped to become the new season-opener in 2023. The post Qatar Will Move to the End of the MotoGP Season Calendar in 2023 appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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BMW M1000RR 50 Years M Edition, For Your Bavarian-Loving Heart

Thu, 2022-05-19 22:46
To help celebrate 50 years of the "M" brand in BMW, your favorite Germans are releasing the heavily worded BMW M1000RR 50 Years M Edition superbike. The post BMW M1000RR 50 Years M Edition, For Your Bavarian-Loving Heart appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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MotoGP Preview of the French GP: An Open Track, Suzuki’s Withdrawal, & Tire Pressures

Fri, 2022-05-13 20:55
Before a single wheel turned on the Le Mans track, MotoGP's French GP was off to a busy start. The post MotoGP Preview of the French GP: An Open Track, Suzuki’s Withdrawal, & Tire Pressures appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Suzuki Finally Announces Intentions to Leave MotoGP

Fri, 2022-05-13 19:32
Eleven days after Suzuki's MotoGP team was informed that it was leaving the series, Suzuki has finally issued a press release confirming the news. The post Suzuki Finally Announces Intentions to Leave MotoGP appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Paddock Pass Podcast Episode 276 – WorldSBK at Assen

Wed, 2022-05-11 22:00
Come listen to the Paddock Pass Podcast breaking down the close-fought WorldSBK racing from The Cathedral at Assen, in The Netherlands. The post Paddock Pass Podcast Episode 276 – WorldSBK at Assen appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Piero Taramasso on MotoGP Tire Pressure Transgressions and Planned Changes for 2023

Tue, 2022-05-10 22:14
Monitoring tire pressures is the new battleground in MotoGP, with changes afoot for the 2023 season. The post Piero Taramasso on MotoGP Tire Pressure Transgressions and Planned Changes for 2023 appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Too Many Photos of the Ducati DesertX in Action

Mon, 2022-05-09 22:18
Early impressions of the Ducati DesertX are favorable, which only adds to the list of options that are available in the middleweight ADV category. The post Too Many Photos of the Ducati DesertX in Action appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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Dorna Issues Statement on Suzuki’s MotoGP Withdrawal, Reminds of Contractual Obligations

Mon, 2022-05-09 21:04
Dorna has officially responded to the reports that Suzuki will be withdrawing from MotoGP. The post Dorna Issues Statement on Suzuki’s MotoGP Withdrawal, Reminds of Contractual Obligations appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber.

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