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Ask RideApart: If I'm first at a crash scene, how can I help?
5 easy-to-follow steps that that will help you administer First Aid to a fellow fallen rider.
Jan 03, 2019
First Aid Kit: The Must-Haves For When Things Go South
Essentials to always keep close at hand
Oct 23, 2018
2013 Kawasaki ZX-6R: first official image, TC?
Our friends at Dutch site Oliepeil have scooped this first official image of the much-leaked 2013 Kawasaki ZX-6R. In addition to the 636cc capacity and 129bhp power figure outed by the EPA, Oliepeil reports the bike will also come with traction control, making it the first widely-available "600" to receive the performance-enhancing electronic rider aid. Update: Kawasaki has officially confirmed ...
Sep 13, 2012
The age of universal traction control is upon us
First used on a production car in 1971 (Buick full-sizes) and on a production motorcycle in 1992 (Honda ST1100), Traction Control has long since evolved from a dorky safety aid to a sophisticated, desirable performance enhancer. TC makes it possible for bikes and cars to be more powerful than ever before, while remaining exploitable to mere mortals. Long standard on virtually every automobile sold...
Oct 19, 2011
Ducati GP11: Rossi’s new ride
These are the first official images of the Ducati GP11, the bike that Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden will ride in MotoGP this year. As you can see, there’s not a big departure here from the GP10, at least visually. The large wings on the fairing, first developed last year, are thought to create a vortex that aids in cooling by aggressively sucking air out of the fairing vents. It appears that ...
Jan 12, 2011
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