Monday, August 30, 2010

Elias Wins Moto2 at Indi.

Moto2 News - Honda Racing
Toni Elias extends his world championship lead with his fifth win of the season
Toni Elias (Gresini Racing Moto2, Moriwaki) extended his world championship lead with his fifth win of the season in the red flag-interrupted Moto2 final, despite suffering from a fever and body pains that made the 35C heat unbearable and sapped his strength.

The first attempt to start the race ended with a pair of multi-rider crashes in turn two. The re-start would be 30 minutes later and Elias was ready.

Elias bolted into the lead from sixth on the grid, taking Scott Redding (Marc VDS Racing Team, Suter) and Julian Simon (Mapfre Aspar Team, Suter) with him.


The Dirt Gang!

Take a look at this blog with some great old Motorbike stuff. 
Thanks to MissAdventuring on Twitter @MissAdventuring. 
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Dani Pedrosa storms the brickyard

MotoGP News - Honda Racing
Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda RC212V) continued his impressive 2010 season by winning his third MotoGP race of the season for the first time in his career, with today’s win coming in front of nearly 63,000 sun-drenched fans at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

American Ben Spies (Yamaha) finished second in front of Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha), with Valentino Rossi (Yamaha) fourth ahead of Andrea Dovizioso (Repsol Honda RC212V).Indianapolis Grand Prix

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Spies secures superb first ever pole at Indianapolis | The Official MotoGP Website

Spies secures superb first ever pole at Indianapolis | The Official MotoGP Website: "Spies secures superb first ever pole at Indianapolis

Saturday, 28 August 2010
The Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider took his debut MotoGP pole position in qualifying for the Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix, with Championship leader Jorge Lorenzo and another American in Nicky Hayden completing the front row."

Spies la sorpresa de Indianápolis

Spies la sorpresa de Indianápolis: "Spies la sorpresa de Indianápolis

MotoGP News - Honda Racing

MotoGP News - Honda Racing: "Indianapolis Grand Prix
Sunny Indy sees Pedrosa in fourth, Dovizioso seventh
The Indianapolis Grand Prix weekend began in hot and sunny conditions today as the MotoGP teams rolled up the garage shutters for the first practice session ahead of Sunday’s 28-lap race. Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso spent the hour-long period narrowing down the set-up options for their Honda RC212V race bikes at the 4.216km circuit, set in the spectacular surrounds of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Pedrosa finished the session in fourth position, with Dovizioso three places further back. Both riders are confident of improvements tomorrow."

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

USA Tour on a Harley-Davidson

USA Tour on a Harley-Davidson: "Monday, 16 August 2010

Close Encounters, Prairie Dogs, The Occidental and Whoops!

On day 53 I left Deadwood where I had been staying as it is close to Sturgis. As you probably know, Deadwood is steeped in Cowboy legend. Colonel George Armstrong Custer led an expedition into the Hills and announced the discovery of gold in South Dakota. Custer's announcement triggered the Black Hills Gold Rush and gave rise to the lawless town of Deadwood. The town became famous for the murder of Wild Bill Hickock and he is buried nearby along with Calamity Jane in the nearby cemetery.

You can still see glimpses of the past, but most of the original buildings are gone...."

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Dragon Beer - Concentaina, Spain

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Auto-Rickshaw

I saw this Tuk-Tuk on my trip to Derbyshire at the Maazi Indian Restaurant in Matlock. They also had a road going version.
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15 August - Matlock, Derbyshire


Lot's of bikes out last Sunday in Derbyshire. The weather was great. There are a lot more speed cameras since I was last there although the one's that I saw seem to be facing the wrong way. Anyone know why? Saw bikers from Germany and Spain at Chatsworth House although we didn't get chance to talk.
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