2013 Assen World Superbike VideoThe 2013 World Superbike Championship got underway at the Assen TT Circuit this past weekend in the Netherlands.
And although Friday’s qualifying and practice sessions were plagued by rain, the quick times returned Saturday for Superpole, which was won for the second time this year by Kawasaki Racing Team’s Tom Sykes, and Sunday’s double header.Syke’s Kawasaki ZX-10R Ninja was completely dominate in race one, the Brit winning by almost nine seconds ahead of Pata Honda World Superbike’s Jonathan Rea (CBR1000RR) and Aprilia Racing Team’s Sylvain Guintoli (RSV4).In race two, Sykes was beat to the finish by Aprilia Racing Team’s Eugene Laverty, with the other Kawasaki rider Loris Baz taking third.Due to Guintoli’s 3-6 finish at Assen, the Frenchman retains the points lead with 111, 28 ahead of Laverty.Attached above are video highlights of 2013 Assen World Superbike. For a race report, including full results and point standings, click here.
Zero Electric ADV Bike + Al and Bridget from Throw Your Leg Over
byMotos and Friends by Ultimate Motorcycle
Hello everyone and welcome to Motos and Friends, a weekly Podcast brought to you by the editorial team at Ultimate Motorcycling. My name is Arthur Coldwells.
Electric mobility is everywhere nowadays. Whether it’s a car, a truck, an assisted bicycle, a scooter, or any number of new innovations, the electric revolution is certainly here. In this week’s first segment, Nic de Sena took a ride on Zero’s recently announced new Adventure bike—the Zero DSR-X. There’s been a lot of hype about this new arrival on the ADV scene, and of course the questions are many. Nic talks to me about whether Zero actually have a credible, alternative energy ADV bike—or if the machine is just simply an empty promise.
In our second segment, I chat with Al and Bridget from ‘Throw Your Leg Over’. They took time out to record this episode from somewhere in the middle of Romania, of all places.
These interesting Aussies have traveled—and painstakingly documented—the thousands of miles they’ve covered riding the best roads and sights through Australia, Tasmania, Europe, eastern Europe, and Scandinavia, among other places.