The Ducati left handlebar up close: On the top yoke, the front and rear holeshot device switches, on the handlebar, the red, yellow, and green buttons for the electronics, and a lockout lever for the 'shapeshifter' or ride height lowering device
The Ducati seen from the right: on the handlebar, the pit lane limiter at the top, the neutral engagement lever at the bottom. Holeshot device butterfly switches on the top yoke, and the electronics buttons and lockout for the shapeshifter on the left
Sensors galore on the front wheel of the Aprilia. An accelerometer on the brake caliper mount, two speed sensors, and a stroke sensor for the suspension. The Brembo calipers are the new type with extra cooling fins. Note the air blower blowing air into the intake. That helps to cool the electronics mounted under the tank cover
Like many factories, KTM uses a little trolley for the rear wheel, to allow the bike to be maneuvered more easily (and hidden in the garage more quickly). Carbon swingarm, well-used tire. And the bright red cylinder is the load cell for the quickshifter.
Fabio Quartararo's Yamaha - 3565 is the idle speed. On the right handlebar, the pit lane limiter and engine stop button, as well as the neutral selector lever under the bar. Purple anodised ally head race cover is a 90s throwback
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