The Vyrus 986 M2 Moto2 racing motorcycle is one of the most bizarre-looking, two-wheeled machines on the track today. This video gives a glimpse at what it's like to ride one.
Motorcycle technology has risen in leaps and bounds over the last decade or so, and nowhere is that more evident than at the highest level or competition on two wheels: MotoGP. Electronics packages, engines that spin through the roof and even gearboxes that can engage ratios at lightning speed all signal the way forward to ever-quicker lap times.
We've been salivating over the Vyrus 986 M2 since last weekend, whic is when the bike took a bow in Verona. Beyond the non-traditional design, heaps of carbon fiber and hub-centric steering, the weapon is bound to be pull-your-eyelids-off fast thanks to its svelte curb weight of just 297 pounds. Throw in a modified Honda CBR600RR engine good for a blistering 125 ponies and you've got the recipe for a whole heap of naughty two-wheeled dreams. The bike was built to tango on the Moto2 circuit, and
Vyrus 987 C3 4V – Click above for high-res image gallery
Although we are primarily a blog about cars, we frequently stray a bit from the all-car formula to cover vehicles that might be interesting to ourselves and hopefully the rest of you. Sometimes we are at events that focus on cars, but other vehicles are invited to play as well, and we tend to like those other vehicles as much as we love our cars. At Goodwood, you can find some of the most amazing cars from throughout history on display and racing up the hill. You can also find helicopters, boats