2014 Quail Motorcycle Gathering Racer Gloves USA, North American importer for Austrian brand RACER, announces..
If you had told me that our beloved Ducati – with their legendary track record in World Superbike and MotoGP, along with their lineage to great riders like Carl Fogarty, Troy Bayliss, Doug Polen, and now Valentino Rossi, to name just a few who have ridden the Bologna bullets – was going to roll a full blown cruiser out of the vaunted Italian factory, I wouldn’t have
Four Time World and AMA Champion Doug Polen and Three Time AMA Flattrack and AMA Superbike Champion Bubba Shobert will be on hand for autographs at Ducati Austin, Austin Texas June 16 from 5-6 pm, and will attend a Ducati-oriented track day on the following Wednesday 17th.
Doug Polen, 2 X World Superbike Champion
1991 and 1992 World Superbike Champion, Doug Polen is credited with racking up the most wins in a season. Polen is also the 1993 AMA Superbike Champion and ’97 and ’98 World Endurance Champion. He currently teaches riding techniques at his One-on-One schools across the U.S.
Four-Time World Champion and AMA Superbike Champion Doug Polen returns to AMA Pro Racing competition this weekend at Road America. Polen will be riding the # 27 4FR Toyota Trucks/GreenAcres.org American Superbike entry to help the team develop set up on the bike and evaluate their program overall.
This is a special project that will see Polen take his vast knowledge and rider know-how to the track where the race and riders are, rather than the norm of riders and bikes coming to him at scheduled school and track.
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With many years of experience tuning some of America’s top motorcycle racing bikes in the ’90s, Dan Kyle knows a thing or two about motorcycle performance and for the last seven years has brought that knowledge to the sportbike world.
In stock trim, Yamaha’s fire-breathing R1 is an astoundingly capable machine. However, after some detailed modifications from Kyle Racing, this particular R1 has been taken to an even higher level. (Click image to enlarge)