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    MotoGP 2010 USA: Live action from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca [Spoilers]
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    MotoGP action from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We're live from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca today for the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix, and we just witnessed some awesome racing action. Well, awesome for some riders, less so for others. For instance, we're ...

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    MotoGP 2010 Sachsenring: Shake-up, crack-up and the return of The Doctor [Spoilers]
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    Call it a feeling of shear uncertainty, nervousness if you will... or better yet anticipation. That is exactly what the German round of MotoGP racing provided for fans around the globe. Not only was the Sachsenring round the mid-marker of this season's racing schedule, but more importantly it ...

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    Ducati North America seeks new CEO
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    Amidst recent rumors, Ducati has officially announced that its CEO of North American operations, Michael Lock, will step down at the end of July to pursue other opportunities. Since Lock took the reins in North America in late 2003, Ducati has bridged the gap from something of a novelty brand ...

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    MotoGP 2010: Tire choice plays a key role for top finishers at Assen [Spoilers]
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    The sixth round of GP racing for 2010 from the Assen circuit marked not only the 80th anniversary of the Dutch TT but also the further dominance of Fiat Yamaha rider Jorge Lorenzo. With Rossi still out, Lorenzo's winning ways seem untempered by any of the fields competitors. The Spaniard's ...

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    Report: Casey Stoner leaves Ducati for Honda
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    2009 MotoGP Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix – Click above for high-res image gallery
    According to reports streaming in from the Italian media (via Visordown.com), Australian phenom Casey Stoner is planning to switch teams from Ducati to Honda following the 2010 MotoGP season that's currently ...

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    IIHS asks gov't to mandate ABS on motorcycles
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    How far is too far? In a recent press release, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety made a plea to the federal government to require anti-lock braking systems on all motorcycles sold in the U.S. The group cites a newly-released study showing 22 percent fewer damage claims are made on ...

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    Airbags on motorcycles: Alpinestars introduces Tech Air Race motorcycle suit [w/video]
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    Alpinestars Tech Air Race prototype suit – Click above to watch the video after the break
    We traveled out to Alpinestars' U.S. headquarters near Los Angeles, California today so that the giant manufacturer of automotive and motorcycle safety gear could show us its latest high-tech ...

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    Stoner crashes, Rossi wins: MotoGP 2010 is officially out of the chutes
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    Yes, we can officially get, not just a little, but very excited by the first taste of Grand Prix action from the opening round of MotoGP, which happened over the weekend at Losail Raceway in Doha, Qatar. The Doctor, Valentino Rossi, continues to prove that his winning ways are no mere fluke, as ...

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    Video: Dragging a knee on a Honda... Gold Wing?
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    Dragging a knee on a Honda Gold Wing – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    It's not at all uncommon to see Honda two-wheelers at a local track day event. After all, the Japanese company is the world's largest manufacturer of motorcycles, and its VFR, CB and CBR line of sport ...

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    Rossi and Stoner agree on one thing: Champs call for earlier start in Qatar
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    Few duos in history have offered up more raw two-wheeled entertainment than that of Casey Stoner and Valentino Rossi. Up to this point we are only sure that they ever agreed on one topic, that is, who should pass the checkered flag first. Each man would resoundingly agree that they, ...

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    Schumacher falls - literally - in motorbike race debut
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    As was reported earlier, Michael Schumacher made an appearance racing on a Honda at the Oschersleben circuit of the German Superbike Championship last weekend. On the surface, his twenty-eighth place finish seems rather disappointing, but upon further examination, it was a pretty good weekend ...

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    VIDEO: Sometimes it's best to quit while you're ahead
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    Professionals earn pockets full of cheese usually because they do whatever it is they do better, faster, stronger than anyone else. Sometimes, though, they get the big bucks because they'll do something again after having nearly killed themselves the first time. That is: they'll get right back on ...

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    *POOF* No injuries! - Dainese D-Air suit latest in motorcycle airbag technology
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    Click above to view videoMotorcycles always have that ever-present danger of turning their operators into hamburger should the rider take a spill. Racing crashes are especially nasty, and while leathers do offer protection from road rash, cushioning impacts to the upper torso is key to increasing ...

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    Indianapolis loses F1, gains MotoGP in 2008!
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/motorsport/MotoGP_coming_to_Indy_in_2008'; By now most have heard that F1 will not hold a race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2008, meaning that the fate of F1 in the U.S. is in question. Don't shed a tear for Indy, though, as it's just been announced that ...

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