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Daytona 200 Articles
Reviving The Imola 200: Recreating Vintage Racing Greatness
24 April 2019
The last 8 laps of the Daytona 200
If you're anything like Sean, Grant or I, then you love motorcycle racing, but struggle to find ways to watch it. At least ways that fit into the rest of your busy life. You likely also heard that this year's Daytona 200 had something of an epic finish. We've been trying to find a way to watch the damn thing all weekend, literally just now stumbling across this video of the final eight laps on You...
18 March 2012
Bust mirrors, not bark: sportsbike hand guards
Remember this year's Daytona 200? Or the famous Biaggi/Rossi elbow match from Suzuka in 2001? At the time, there was a lot of drama about how Biaggi did it to force Rossi wide, but Daytona is a good example of why a rider might think it's necessary to stick an elbow out. Why am I pointing out these two racing incidents? Well, somewhere along the evolution of the motorcycle, dirtbikes sprouted hand...
31 May 2011
Eric Bostrom and JD Beach on racing Kawasakis at Daytona, learning to swim and the trouble with healthcare
Flying to New York straight from their first test at Daytona with Team Cycle World Attack Performance last week, Eric Bostrom and JD Beach took the time to take me out for Sushi. We talked about racing on a banked NASCAR track, the 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R, Eric’s gnarly leg injury (gross pic below!) and a new era of motorcycle performance. In an age of over-managed athletes, it’s nice to know the...
26 January 2011
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