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MotoGP

bikesportnews.com: Ducati pleased with relaxed MotoGP testing rules for 2012

Formula 1

Welcome to the Sebastian Vettel show. That was how it looked right through the race to turn 1 of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. That is where Vettel suffered a puncture leading to a turn two spin out and damag to his wheel, wishbone and the undercarriage of his car. Leading the parade at the exit of turn three was Lewis Hamilton. Vettel limped back to the pits but his race was done.

Now the rest of the story with the post race reports.

bbc.co.uk: US race chief bemused after Ecclestone doubts Austin race

Starting Grid
Classifications
Lap Chart
Lap Analysis
Fastest Laps
History Chart
Maximum Speeds
Pit Stop Sumary
Sector Times
Speed Trap

2011 ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX
POST RACE PRESS CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT
13.11.2011
DRIVERS 1 - Lewis HAMILTON (McLaren)
2 - Fernando ALONSO (Ferrari)
3 - Jenson BUTTON (McLaren)

formula1.com: Maldonado and Alguersuari handed time penalties
Both given post race penalties for ignoring the blue flags. If only the FIA would ignore the blue flags and make drivers pass. But that is an old rant.

mclaren.com: Victory is good for the soul

Other Racing
BMW S 1000 RR just misses world title

fim-live.com: BMW Motorrad France 99 title hopes dashed in Qatar

On the Street

cycleworld.com: 2012 Honda NC700s and NC700X Integra V-Four Crossover

dealernews.com: Norton Motorcycles USA rebuilding storied brand, new dealer network


powersotsbusiness.com: Access to certain public land in nine states could be lost to motorcyclists, bicyclists and others under a massive land-use designation proposal submitted to Congress on Nov. 10, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The proposal, submitted by the U.S. Interior Department, has been identified as the "Preliminary Report on BLM Lands Deserving Protection as National Conservation Areas, Wilderness or Other Conservation Designation." The report identifies 18 backcountry areas in nine states that Interior Secretary...

webikeworld.com: Suzuki Concept motorcycles
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Reference::

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

FIA Regulations – Formula 1 World Championship

WEATHER
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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..

Shameless Trolling For Touring Tips

NHTSA.dot.gov Vehicle Recalls RSS

SportRider.com: Motorcycle Riding Skills Series – 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: Worst case scenario – suddenly your clutch cable breaks. Here’s what to do. P.45 http://t.co/jfDAORhW

TIP: It IS ok to wait in pairs at a stoplight or stop sign when riding in a group. P.48 http://t.co/jfDAORhW

QOD: Which of the following is a distinguishing characteristic of a responsible rider? http://t.co/7xOVPjV1


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