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SBK

worldsbk.com: Kawasaki plans take new direction for 2012
Kawasaki is putting the factory into the factory team with central control of its new Zed supperbike in the key second season of its existence while Ducati and the other Japanese factories will be focusing on the new MotoGP formula. In addition it is a gauntlet thrown at the feet of BMW and Aprilia who have to date chosen to focus their factory efforts in WorldSBK

MotoGP

motogp.com: Wayne Rainey visits Yamaha HQ

ducati.com: Valentino Rossi concludes sizth GP12 test day, at Mugello

motomatters.com: Valentino Rossi testing GP12 at Mugello ÔÇô Is it the new aluminium chassis?


Formula 1

fia.com: Thursday Press Conference organised by the FIA for the 2011 Italian Grand Prix.

formula1.com: Italy preview ÔÇô who will be king of the slipstream?



autosport.com: Why F1 must embrace the digital revolution

Other Racing



indiancarsbikes.in: Iran to hos Formula 1? Ahmadinejad building state-of-the-art F1 track and not nukes



On the Street

motorcyclistonline.com: Culp customs ÔÇô 'Antiqued' BMW S1000RR

thekneeslider.com: Duke engines 5 cylinder 4 stroke 3 injector valveless axial engine
Link: Duke Engines

cpsc.gov: KTM North america recalls off-road motorcycles due to fall or crash hazard

While Kawasaki has been setting the stage to take control of the WorldSBK team it has also been teasing a new sport bike with a variety of videos ÔÇô visordown.com: Kawasaki still teasing the ZZR1400

thechicane.com: Video ÔÇô Vintage BMW sidecar action







The Mothership



Dynamic, nimble and reliable. Only three of the many aspects that characterize the BMW R51 -- 3 making it an absolute highlight of motorcycle history. But in the early 50's this machine didn't just make the hearts of the racers beat faster.


Munich. The BMW Group has once again been named the automotive industryÔÇÖs sector leader in the ranking published today by the SAM Group for the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI). The BMW Group has therefore been the worldÔÇÖs most sustainable automobile manufacturer for seven consecutive years. The BMW Group is also the only company in the automotive industry to be listed in this family of indexes every year since it was established in 1999.

Patent Application: Two-stage exhaust gas turbocharging arrangement for an internal combustion engine



FWIW

Cage World

dezeen.com: Concept i3 and i8 concepts by BMW


fia.com: Starting in 2011, and for the next two years, the FIA and MICHELIN will be implementing a partnership agreement designed to develop new actions to foster a safer and more sustainable mobility, a mobility that also respects the environment.







Reference::

FIM: Official Documents
Link to the current year official documents for all classes and search tool for other years.

FIA Regulations ÔÇô Formula 1 World Championship

WEATHER
US:
http://www.weather.gov/ | NOAA's National Weather Service
Select to go to the NWS homepage. National Weather Service - or - Follow the National Weather Service on FaceBook

http://www.weather.com | Bloomsburg, PA

CA:
http://www.weatheroffice.gc.ca/canada_e.html

ROAD CONDITIONS
US:
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/trafficinfo/ : National Traffic and Road Closure Information
511 - America's Traveler Information Telephone Number; Construction Related; Local and State Transit Links; Traffic Conditions; Regional Links; Weather/Road ...

CA:
http://www.th.gov.bc.ca/drivebc_supp/canada_map.htm :
Canada Road Condition Information: Links to provincial highway condition websites across Canada..

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NHTSA.dot.gov Vehicle Recalls RSS

SportRider.com: Motorcycle Riding Skills Series ÔÇô Street bike and motorcycle riding skills techniques articles at Sport Rider

BMW-Motorrad.com: Service
Electronic Parts Catalogue
Download Manuals
Breakdown Dictionary
Tyre Options
Tips
Before every journey
Before a log trip
Before winter
How to clean your motorcycle

ascycles.com: BMW Motorcycle Service and Maintenance Schedules

Gasbuddy.com: Search for local gas prices along your trip route.

pure-gas.org: Ethanol-free gas stations in the U.S. And Canada

Cycle-ergo.com motorcycle ergonomic simulator.

Woot of the Day

MSF Motorcycle Operators Manual


TIP. Night riding, it helps to spot wild animals if your headlight is bright and aimed correctly.


QOD. What should you do if a parked car begins to pull away from the curb as you approach? http://t.co/9K16Wvu


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