Tips for Motorists Motor Lorenzo, high number of traffic accidents, especially on two-wheeled vehicles, to the attention of various groups and institutions. Bikers should be more careful and pay attention to her safety. Especially when driving in the city of Jakarta, which is crowded with motor vehicles.
This became a matter of safety spotlight MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo. 2010 world champion admitted, he was horrified when she saw the motorcycle in Jakarta speeding without regard to safety.
“Yes, vehicles in Jakarta is very crowded. Unfortunately the traffic was very bad. Many motorists speeding in the car,” the Spaniard said here on Sunday (01.15.12).
Because of that, the Yamaha rider gives some tips for bikers to further minimize unwanted events.
“First and foremost, always use a helmet. Furthermore, do not forget to wear a leather jacket,” said Lorenzo, who in the 2012 season is going to use the number 99.
“Lastly, do not ever try to be winning the pole position on the highway. It is dangerous for safety,” he concluded.
Lucas Oil / TLD / Honda’s Christian Craig will miss much of the remaining supercross series to repair a broken wrist. The scaphoid bone (navicular) in his left wrist was fractured at the Southwick Motocross National and he had surgery to screw the broken bone. Unfortunately, the bone never healed properly and he will have to have it corrected.
If you read A&R with any sort of regularity, you should know by now that the European motorcycle companies have been cleaning house during these otherwise tough economic times, with 2011 being the high-water mark for many of these more premium brands. BMW Motorrad posted its best sales year ever in 2011, while Triumph and KTM have been holding their own as well. The same has been true for Ducati, and now Ducati North America …
Every year Interbrand releases a list of the Top 100 global brands – ranking each company on its brand value and then assigning a dollar amount to that value. As such over the years, the Interbrand 100 has become the de facto metric on the strength of a company’s brand. For some time Harley-Davidson has been a stalwart of the Interbrand 100, with the Bar & Shield brand regularly getting the nod from the consultancy’s specialists — …
Where supercross started – the fabled Los Angeles Coliseum in 1972. This video is from 1985 at the L. A. Coliseum Supercross.
This video is part 1 of 2. I wanted to get it up for you as quickly as possible. In this video, for better or worse, you’ll see a lot of me (I’m number 5 on a Yamaha). But in the second video that’s coming, you’ll see a lot more of my friends in the race like David Bailey, Bob Hannah, Jeff Ward, Goat Breker, Broc Glover, Ron Lechien, Johnny O’Mara, and others.
I think in 1985, we ran two ‘main events’ at each supercross. Part of what you see here (if my memory is correct) is me winning the first ‘main event’.
And stay tuned for the second video! Both videos have the fabled Peristyle uphill / downhill. And especially in the second video coming late next week, with guys like Jeff Ward, David Bailey, Bob Hannah, Broc Glover, Ron Lechien, Johnny O’Mara and myself – you’ll see riders with about 33 AMA Supercross and Motocross titles combined!
Hope you enjoy the videos …