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Lorenzo With nobody in front I can brake perfectly

Lorenzo With nobody in front I can brake perfectly

Lorenzo after winning at Le Mans.

 JORGE Lorenzo has taken his second consecutive race win of the 2015 MotoGP season at Le Mans despite tyre issues.

The Movistar Yamaha rider led from the first lap to the chequered flag with his team-mate Valentino Rossi just under four seconds behind.

Speaking after the race in France, Lorenzo said: “Before the race I was a little bit worried about the front tyre on the right side, because it was close in some corners.”

“Sometimes that‘s worse in the race on Sunday, because it‘s hotter at two o‘clock and you have more fuel in the tank and push more on braking.

“On the third or fourth lap it started closing, and I started worrying that I had an ever worsening tyre in the next laps, but luckily for us the tyre stayed more or less the same. I was pushing the whole time and when the fuel tank ran low I pushed a little bit less.”

“So this time we have been lucky. I know that other riders also struggled with the front. I could improve in some areas because I lose out in some corners.

“It was important to be second and overtake Marc at the start and Dovizioso in the first corner. This is the way I prefer to ride, because with nobody in front I can brake perfectly, keep the corner speed and try to increase the gap, so that is what happened.”

Concluding, the Spaniard explained: “Winning two races in a row after finishing outside of the podium in three Grand Prix is a big contrast. These are much better results, but you have to keep your feet on the ground and not hesitate, because things can change very quickly and I can have bad results in the future.

“Mugello is a good track for Yamaha and especially for me, because it‘s my favourite track, but Valentino is also very fast there, so who knows what‘s going to happen.”

Lorenzo is now currently second in the Championship standings, only 15-points behind his team-mate Rossi, after two consecutive race wins.

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Alloy wheel repair

Alloy wheel repair

Can’t find a wheel for the race bike so looking at getting the one I have repaired.
Anyone around that would do a top job that anyone knows of?
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motorcycle dealer waterford

motorcycle dealer waterford

Hey, General inquiry
looking at a bike from pitlane motorcycles in waterford, and just curious to see if anyone has had any dealings with them previously , are they reliable would you recommend them?

guy seems decent on the phone but just curious

thanks

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Crutchlow disappointed after DNF at Le Mans

Crutchlow disappointed after DNF at Le Mans

CWM LCR Honda’s Cal Crutchlow is ‘disappointed’ after a mistake saw him crash out of the French Grand Prix.

The CWM LCR Honda Team appeared to struggle with matching the form shown in free practice and qualifying due to a dramatic change in conditions on race day.

The Isle of Man resident crashed out of at the Le Mans circuit after his foot slipped off the peg and then grabbing the front brake.

“Obviously I’m very disappointed with today. It seems all the Hondas struggled for front grip today but this wasn’t actually the reason for the crash,” explained Crutchlow.

“My foot slipped off the rear brake pedal and as that happened I grabbed the front brake, which caused a big spike in the front braking and caused me to crash.

“I’m really sorry to the team for that because I felt that in the latter part of the race we were due to come stronger and fight in the group that was immediately in front of me.

“That was the limit of what we were capable of today. I was close to Marc [Marquez] when it happened but we were both a long way from the front guys because it seems they had a lot more front grip than us.”

Concluding, the Brit said: “We need to regroup now and go to Mugello, where hopefully we can have a better race.”

Crutchlow is currently sixth in the Championship standings after a DNF in France. Mugello is the next round in the MotoGP calendar and takes place at the end of May.

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For Sale : BMW Fundurobundurowondurobunduro

For Sale : BMW Fundurobundurowondurobunduro

Bike Make :BMW

Bike Model :f650

Year :1999

Price : €1700

Mileage :44k

Colour :Whilte

Extras : Heated grips, key matched back box

Overall Bike Condition : very good for a 16 year old

Tyre/Chain/Sprocket Condition :95% (recent)

Service History/Receipts/Recent Service work :some

Non Restricted/Shop Restricted/Factory Restricted :non

Bike Location :Meath

Irish/English Registered :irish

Any Other Relevant Info :recent service, tyres, fork seals, a solid little thumper

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For Sale : Suzuki GSXR 600 K6 with cert

For Sale : Suzuki GSXR 600 K6 with cert

Bike Make : Suzuki

Bike Model : GSXR 600

Year : 2006

Price : €4500 ono

Mileage : 25000

Colour : Blue/White

Extras : Alarm & Immobiliser, Rear seat cowel, Crash bobbins,

Overall Bike Condition : Good

Tyre/Chain/Sprocket Condition : Needs a back tyre, I have one ordered but if anyone wants to take bike before I put it on I’ll just knock it off the price – Chain & sprocket are in good condition

Service History/Receipts/Recent Service work : All services done by Hourigan Motorcycles in Cork, where the bike was bought

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Bike Location : Cork

Irish/English Registered : Irish

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Is Victory becoming a sports bike firm

Is Victory becoming a sports bike firm

Victory water cooled

Victory TT Zero Bramo Empulse R

THE successful relaunch of Indian under the ownership of parent firm Polaris looks like it might be pushing its sister company Victory towards a new part of the market – and the latest moves all point towards a much sportier position.

In the last week the firm has revealed two new projects, both involved with putting the Victory name on race bikes.

First we’ve had teasers of a new Victory being custom-made by Roland Sands to take on this year’s Pikes Peak hillclimb. Looking at the teaser videos, its clear that the bike he’s building is fitted with a plastic, 3d-printed model of a new water-cooled V-twin engine, with double overhead cams, that’s derived from the one used in the Indian Scout.

The new motor is largely hidden in the videos, but the peeks that we get show new cylinder heads at the very least.

While the Roland Sands bike is a one-off, it’s a proper racer, with slicks and a massive aluminium swingarm, monoshock rear suspension and serious forks, brakes and wheels. The straight bars are there to suit the weird Pikes Peak rules, which strangely ban clip-ons from the main motorcycle classes.

Victory is paying for the project and clearly looking for publicity, so surely it must have a model in mind that it’s hoping will gain sales from this Pikes Peak effort? A new water cooled bike, using this engine, is virtually certain, but it looks like maybe it will actually be something other than a straightforward cruiser.

The firm has also announced its intentions to race at this year’s TT Zero with a bike based on the Brammo Empulse RR. Polaris recently bought Brammo and wants to use its electric bike know how in future models, probably under the Victory banner. Is the firm planning to sneak into the electric bike market before Harley-Davidson gets its Livewire ready for production? Don’t bet against it.

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For Sale : Ducati Monster S4R Testastretta 07'

For Sale : Ducati Monster S4R Testastretta 07'

Bike Make :Ducati

Bike Model :Monster S4R Testastretta

Year :2007

Price : €6450

Mileage :28000

Colour :grey

Extras :Termignoni Carbon Exhaust, Dp steering damper,Dp carbon front fender, aftermarket levers and mirrors

Overall Bike Condition : Really Good

Tyre/Chain/Sprocket Condition :Brand new tyres,Chainset 1year old

Service History/Receipts/Recent Service work :Brand new tyres and clutchpack

Non Restricted/Shop Restricted/Factory Restricted :130Bhp :rolleyes2:

Bike Location : Dublin

Irish/English Registered :

Any Other Relevant Info :
Hey Guys,Testing the water here,I’m thinking of selling my S4r to fund an S4rs, It’s a lovely bike with plenty of grunt and great handling,it has the late 999 Testastretta deepsump engine in it,and 2 carbon Termignonis,a real monster with 130 Bhp and tonns of torque. Radial brembos on the front,radial masters on it all as standard. Bike only had 1 previous mature owner. Brand new Bridgestone Bt023 front and rear.
2keys with the bike.
Belts are due,but can be sold with new belts at the right money.
No swaps,no trade-ins,straight sale,thanks guys.

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