Though Ducati had only a few minor changes to test to the GPZero, they flew WSBK champion Carlos Checa to help with the donkey work
Is it a WSBK bike? Is it a MotoGP bike? Is it a CRT bike? Aprilia kept everyone guessing about the RSV4 they brought to Jerez
That included the liberal application of duct tape to every chassis surface which might be exposed to the photographers' snooping lenses
Colin Edwards got his first chance to sample the Suter BMW. His verdict: good potential, but a lot to do
The BMW S1000RR engine is not that much bigger than the CBR600 lump used in Moto2
With Guy Coulon able to concentrate on designing chassis, the Tech 3 Moto2 bikes showed some big improvements
If only it was as fast as it is good-looking...
The Aprilia's rear swingarm - clearly not stock
Duct tape as a styling accessory is never really going to take off
Randy de Puniet was fast anyway, regardless of the looks
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