Keeping the transmission chain in good working condition in terms of cleanliness, lubrication, and tension is important for the life of the chain as well as so that the bike's transmission functions as it should and the rear tire responds as efficiently as possible to the engine without any power loss.
In this last edition of the MotoGP Glossary, we will go over some words that refer to mechanical elements of the bike, to the tyres, and to other terminology related to racing. Don't miss the opportunity to enrich your biker vocabulary and to keep learning more things about your favourite sport!
Do you know how a racing aeroplane is assembled and disassembled? Or how the fuel tanks are filled and maintenance is carried out? Ted Reynolds, no. 26 Juan Velarde’s team mechanic from Canada, is here with the Box Repsol blog to tell you all you need to know about the fastest competition in the air.
After weeks of lockdowns, the time has finally come to open up our garages, start up our bikes, and get on the road again. Here, we'll describe our own phased plan for getting our bikes out of lockdown. Before, however, remember that depending on which phase your community is in, you may have more limited mobility options.
The competition has become a laboratory for innovation and the development of cutting-edge technologies. Every year, we are witness to how new technologies that are applied at the MotoGP end up in the market. But what does the future hold in store for us? What new technologies might we see in use at the MotoGP in a few years' time?