AMA American Superbike
Back to make his mark with the all-new Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R, Cycle World Attack Performance’s Eric Bostrom is ready to face the AMA Pro Road Racing Series once again.
In 2010, his season ended with a bizarre injury to his left leg after what seemed to be a simple crash at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala.
AMA Pro Racing
Sources tell UltimateMotorcycling.com that four-time AMA national champion Eric Bostrom and J.D. Beach have been testing at Buttonwillow Raceway and Chuckwalla Valley Raceway for the opening round of the 2011 AMA Pro Road Racing season at the Daytona International Speedway, March 10-12.
AMA Pro Racing Video
Want an insider’s look into what it takes to compete in the AMA Superbike/Daytona Sportbike series, both mentally and physically? Here’s a brief look into the lives of Eric Bostrom and JD Beach as they prep for the upcoming round of Daytona aboard the all-new Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R and the ZX-6R.
American Superbike Eric Bostrom Profile
This is why 90 percent of New Yorkers are in shape, I tell Eric Bostrom as we approach the escalator at the Javits Convention Center.
2011 AMA Superbike
Cycle World motorcycle magazine has announced the formation of Team Cycle World Attack Performance for an AMA Superbike racing effort.
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R
If awards were handed out for technical tenacity then Kawasaki Racing Team and the Paul Bird Motorsport squad deserve top slot, as they finally found a Superbike set-up which allowed competitive performances to emanate from the inside of arguably the most conservative and old-fashioned machine in the paddock, the Ninja ZX-10R.
2011 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R
One of the most anticipated sportbikes of 2011 is undoubtedly the Kawasaki ZX-10R Ninja. But in mid-December, Kawasaki put a proactive-sales hold on the bike, reporting valve issues at "unique" riding conditions, such as being on the track.
2011 Ninja Video
Who needs words when you can have the sounds and images of the all-new 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R Ninja?
This is exactly what you get with the new official Kawasaki YouTube video displaying the iconic green machine briefly whining on a track by some test riders.
ZX-10R Technical Recall
"Newer. Faster. Lighter. Better. You hear these descriptors all the time in this business. Problem is, reality rarely lives up to the hype. But Kawasaki’s new-from-the-ground-up 2011 Ninja ZX-10R sportbike has no such credibility gap." Kawasaki.com states.
2010 RSV4 R
The 2010 Aprilia RSV4 R still handles better than most motorcycles despite being stripped of a few goodies that the RSV4 Factory version sports. The Estoril racetrack proved treacherous this morning as the circuit was littered with wet patches in areas such as most of the tightest corners. I had to wait for my second session to really go for it as the sun had dried out most areas by then.