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RiderWear Brings in Cool Motorcycle Accessories for Bikers

Thursday, 17 July 2014 12:43:01 Europe/London

Since its inception RiderWear is making some serious effort to give its customers the best shopping experience, no matter whether they are interested in buying motorcycle clothing or accessories. This philosophy of RiderWear enabled it to swiftly gain popularity among the motorcycle enthusiasts, as they finally found a store where they can find top quality products at most affordable prices. Besides that riders can also find a wide variety of accessories and clothing in this store. Some of these cool and high-class motorcycle accessories are listed below, which can prove quite handy for any rider.

- Summer Gloves
- Bike Covers
Goggles
- Motorcycle Panniers   

1: Summer Gloves

Summer is one of the toughest seasons for bikers, as it’s not easy to take a bike for a spin in extreme hot and humid weather. At the same time it is also impossible to prevent a passionate rider from riding his/her bike whether its 50 or -1 degreeoutside. Being a motorcycle clothing and accessories company, RiderWear completely understands this feeling of riders. Therefore, it has made cool summer gloves available for sale at its online store, so riders in the UK and various parts of Europe can buy a pair for themselves. And ride the bike in summers without facing any problem.

 

2: Bike Covers

Passionate riders love to keep their bikes as good as new. Therefore, they make every effort to keep their bikes in best condition whether it’s the engine or external body of the machine. Still it’s hard to prevent a bike from getting dirty with moisture and dust. These elements also damages the body of the machine, so to avoid them one needs to use especially made bike covers. You can find a cool range of bike covers at RiderWear that will keep your bike neat and clean. So, buy a bike cover from RiderWear today and stop worrying about the condition of your bike.

 

3: Goggles

Just as rider wear an open face helmet to protect their skull from any serious injury in the same way it is also essential for them to keep their eyes safe too while riding. The best way to do this is by wearing goggles as they protect the eyes from debris and all kinds of flying insects. Goggle is a perfect accessory for riders who love to wear open face helmets. If you are in search of such a product then, visit RiderWear’s online store today and buy a high quality pair of goggles at best price.

4: Motorcycle Panniers

Bikers, who often undertake long journeys on their bikes, know very well that they have to carry loads of things with them. However, unlike cars, two wheelers do not have much capacity to store things. Therefore, in such situation bikers always prefer to use motorcycle panniers to store all the necessary things they are going to need during the journey. RiderWear has a decent variety of motorcycle panniers at its store that is not going to cost you much and fulfil your requirement too.

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MotoGP 2014 Standings

Friday, 23 May 2014 12:03:25 Europe/London

MotoGP fans saw another thrilling round of the World Championship on last Sunday at Le Mans, where Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez stormed to the rostrum once again byproving why he is best in the business. The 21-year old Spaniard made his bashers speechless when he fought his way back up from 10th to number one position in lap 16 and went on winning the race. The doctor (Valentino Rossi) was also not too bad either, as he had a good start in the race and he made the most of Marquez’s initial mistake by leading the pack of riders for several laps. Unfortunately, he was not able to give Marc a tough fight when the Repsol Honda rider bounced back, but he managed to secure second place.

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Alvaro Bautista of GO&Fun Honda Gresini also came through with flying colours, as for the first time after 2012 he was able to reach the podium. Bautista finished third and stunned everyone with his solid performance, especially considering the fact that he failed to finish three of the last five races.Alvaro was not the only rider who showed a staggering performance at the French circuit, as Monster Yamaha Tech3 team’s Pol Espargaro was also among the leaders of the race. Due to these surprise performances overall standings are now depicting quite an interesting picture at the end of the French Grand Prix. For instance, after Le Mans, now there is not much difference left between DaniPedrosa and Rossi’s points.

1      Marc Marquez     Repsol Honda Team     125
2     Dani Pedrosa     Repsol Honda Team     83
3     Valentino Rossi     Movistar Yamaha MotoGP     81
4     Andrea Dovizioso     Ducati Team                   53
5     Jorge Lorenzo     Movistar Yamaha MotoGP     45
6     Stefan Bradl     LCR Honda MotoGP     39
7     Pol Espargaro     Monster Yamaha Tech 3     38
8     Aleix Espargaro     NGM Forward Racing     37
9     Bradley Smith     Monster Yamaha Tech 3     34
10   Alvaro Bautista     GO&FUN Gresini Honda     26
11   Andrea Iannone     Pramac Racing                   25
12   Nicky Hayden     Drive M7 Aspar                   23
13   Hiroshi Aoyama     Drive M7 Aspar                   21
14   Scott Redding     GO&FUN Honda Gresini     18
15   Yonny Hernandez     Emergy T.I. Pramac Racing     16
16   Cal Crutchlow     Ducati Team                   15
17   Karel Abraham     Cardion AB Motoracing     9
18   Colin Edwards     NGM Forward Racing     7
19   Danilo Petrucci     IodaRacing Project     2
20   Hector Barbera     Avintia Racing                   2
21   Broc Parkes     Paul Bird Motorsport     1

Valentino has obtained 81 points which makes him third on the standings, while the Repsol rider, who is sitting at second place possess 83 points. Thus if Rossi manages to reach the podium in Italy hehas a fair chance of gaining the second place. Moving down the chart, Rossi’s teammate Jorge Lorenzo, who recently had an arm pump surgery, is also not too far from gaining the fourth spot from Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso. Given that Lorenzo (45) is just eight points behindDovizioso (53). The ranking gets even more intense, as we move further below, whereStefan Bradlissitting at sixwith 39 points andEspargarois at seven with 38 points.

AleixEspargaro of NGM Forward Racingis holding eighth place with 37 points, whereasMonster Yamaha Tech3 team’s Bradley Smith at ninth spot has made it into the top ten with 34 points. Keeping this nominal difference in mind, one can easily say that Smith, Aleix, Pol andBradlhas a great opportunity to move up in the rankings. If they put up a solid performance in Italy, as the competition is still wide open. As far as Marquez is concerned, it does not seem possible at the moment that anyone can catch him neither in the standings and nor on the track.

Just the way popular motorcycle store, RiderWear cannot be caught when it comes to providing wide variety of quality motorcycle accessories and clothing at reasonable prices. 

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In front of over 115,000MotoGP fans at the Gran Premiobwin de España circuit on Sunday, May 4th, Repsol Honda Team’s champion rider Marc Marquez once again finished first to win his fourth consecutive race in the 2014 Grand Prix season. The stellar victory gave Marquez some more valuable points and also enabled him to become the first riderafter Mick Doohan in 1992, who has won first four MotoGP races in a year. On top of it, with this victory Marc has registered his first win in Jerez, Spain, as last year his teammate DaniPedrosa finished first at the circuit. This was indeed a remarkable victory for young Spaniard because it was Marquez’s 100th Grand Prix and boy did he manage to reach this milestone in style.    

Marquez pulled this fourth premier class victory off in 45:24.134s. The star rider was able to achieve this victory by building a four second lead over his rivals when he entered in lap 12 after which it was no looking back for him. Given that Marquez comfortably crossed the finish line comfortably beforeMovistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi, who finished second. Still, it was a solid performance from Rossi, who made a strong comeback in Jerez by reaching the podium for the second time in this season after opening race in Qatar. The doctor managed to secure second spot by finishingahead of Pedrosa, but it was not an easy gain as Dani gave tough time to Rossi during the race.

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In fact, there was one time when Pedrosa was close to surpass Rossi, but Valentino showed his true skills and prevented Marquez’s partner from leading him. Movistar Yamaha’s other rider Jorge Lorenzo, who turned 27-year old on Sunday seized fourth place at Gran Premiobwin de España, which was his 200th Grand Prix race. Lorenzo finished 8.5s after Marquez, whereas Ducati Team’s Andrea Doviziosoremained fifth. Dovizioso’s teammate Cal Crutchlow, on the other hand, remained unlucky as he had to retire early in his comeback race. In contrast to Crutchlow, luck favoured GO&FUN Honda Gresini’sAlvaro Bautista, as he finally managed to secure some points for his team in 2014 season by finishing sixth, just 0.112s afterDovizioso.

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NGM Forward Racing’s AleixEspargaro came seventh, while Monster Yamaha Tech3’s Bradley Smith gained eighth spot, both riders reached the chequered flag within 0.5s of Ducati’s Andrea. Monster Yamaha Tech3’s Pol Espargaro and LCR Honda MotoGP’sStefan Bradl rounded the top ten by finishing ninth and tenth respectively. 

Besides Crutchlow, Avintia Racing’s Mike Di Meglio and NGM Forward Racing’s Colin Edwards also have to face retirement due to technical issues with their bikes. Andrea Iannone of Pramac Racing and Karel Abraham of Cardion AB Motoracing also failed to finish the race as they crashed out of the contest. Unlike these riders, RiderWear's customers will never face such surprises because the UK-based motorcycle store offers only best products to bikers whether its helmet, gloves, boots, clothing or any other thing.  

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Former 500cc World Champion Mick Doohan is overwhelmed with the extra ordinary perfrmance of 19-year old Jack Miller, who had recently won the opening race of the 2014 season in the entry-level Moto3. The veteran rider was so impressed with Miller that he predicted, Jack could be a contender of MotoGP world championship as soon as next year. The teen age rider from Australia made it to the top of the podium for the very first time on last Sunday, March 23rd at the Qatar Grand Prix after a maiden race for Red Bull KTM. With this victory Miller became the first Australian to triumph in the 125 cylinder class (cc) after Casey Stoner, who finished first in Malaysia 10 years ago. If you too are impressed Miller’s heroics and now want to buy a motorcycle helmet or gear, RiderWear store is their first stop.

Talking to AAP, motorcycling great Doohan said that by winning in the smallest cylinder class Miller has proved that if he has the right machinery the rider has the capability to win a race. Doohan also said that with this victory Miller has come one step closer to his dream of participating in Moto2. In fact, he can directly go into the MotoGP instead of Moto2 if a right team opens its arms for him. The 48-year old Mick also divulged that Miller is quite popular in the paddock and sport administrators, as they love to have him around. However, Doohan warned Miller by saying that it would be best for him to stay in Moto3 instead of jumping into the premier class with a third-tier team because it would not do any good to his career.

Neverhteless, Doohan also admitted that it does not happen very often that riders get an opportunity to jump straight into the premier class, as Velentino Rossi got the chance to inherit his bike when he got injured or Marc Maquez was able to inherit Stoner’s bike after he announced his retirement. So according to Doohan best option for Miller is to reach out a second-tier team and if they are available then its best to enter into a bigger category rather than staying in the smaller one. Currently Miller is ahead of all the riders in his category, as he won the first round and now eyeing to win the second as well that will take place at the Circuit of the Americas that located in Texas, USA and will begin in three weeks time. 

However, the 3.427-mile long Circuit of the Americas is not an easy track to race on. Moreover, Miller is likely to face some serious contest from his rivals, who were not abloe to reach the podium in the opening race of the Moto3 season.

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Last year’s MotoGP world champion, Marc Markuez stunned everyone on Sunday March 23rd, 2014 when he outpaced Yamaha’s veteran rider Valentino Rossi and won the opening race of the new season in Qatar. It was a remarkable comeback by 21 year old Spanish rider, as Marquez broke his leg before the start of 2014 season, which forbade him to take part in the last two MotoGP tests.  In spite of that injury the talented rider from Spain gave a tough time to nine-time world champion Rossi in nine of the 22 laps. The battle between Marquez and Rossi was so intense that it did not allow fans to leave their seats vacant for a second, as both riders took the lead from one another on several occasions. Before, Marquez finally outsmart Rossi in the final lap and crossed the finish line before Italian rider.

Moto GP Qatar

However, Marquez’s start in the opening race of Qatar was not as superb as his ending. The skilful rider slipped to number four position by the time he reached the first turn. Nevertheless, Marquez quickly collected himself and left Jorge Lorenzo behind, who crashed his bike accidentally shortly after that. Lorenzo, however, was not the only rider who had to leave the track because of an accident, as Stefan Bradl of LCR Honda also crashed his bike. But it was after that crash when the really skirmish begun, as Marquez’s Repsol Honda gained pace and reached quite close to Rossi and then took the lead for the first time in lap fourteen. After that two riders exchanged leads on number of occasions by showing their true skills.

Moto GP Qatar

Until Marquez made a move on Rossi and gained lead on him while entering in the final lap after which the Spaniard did not allow his Italian rival to come even close to him till he finished the race by a lead of 0.25 seconds. It is because of this very reason Marquez called the last lap a “perfect finish.” As a result of this victory, Marquez not only won a trophy, but seized 25 crucial points as well. He must be thanking the protective gear that had saved him from suffering any serious injuries in the crash before the start of 2014 MotoGP season. So you should too get a quality motorcycle gear today from RiderWear and reduce the risk of suffering any injury in case of crash.

Moto GP Qatar

Rossi, On the other hand said after the race that he was likely to win the race, but Marc proved more strong than him. Nevertheless, Rossi’s performance was not too bad in the MotoGP race, as alike Marquez he too had a bad start, but the Italian rider was able to make right overtakes which enabled him to attain 10th to second position in the contest.

Moto GP Qatar

Now the riders will once again gather at the Circuit Of The Americas after three weeks, where fans will again see some excellent display of skills from these talented bikers. So buckle up your seats and get ready to witness another exciting round of MotoGP as riders are really warmed up after Qatar race.

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People in the UK who are interested in rare models of motorcycles must be familiar with the British Motorcycle Charitable Trust (BMCT), as the renowned trust is supporting and promoting the restoration and promotion of old British motorcycles since 1979. It was during that year when BMCT was established not only as a charitable trust, but also as a company limited. The purpose of establishing the trust was to secure the rare models of British motorcycles, so bike enthusiasts can access them without any problem through a number of affiliated transport museums. Aside from the network of transport museums, the BMCT also enables the people to see the rare models of British bikes at different motorcycle heritage events, which take place after every twelve months.

BMCT

Aside from restoring and promoting British Motorcycles, the BMCT also support different clubs, individuals and educational institutions by offering them its resources. In addition to this, the charitable trust also retains all the information on the British motorcycles. As far as the funding is concerned, the BMCT uses legacies of motorcycle enthusiasts for restoration purpose and improving transport museums throughout the United Kingdom. Peter Wellings is currently chairing the board of trustees at BMCT, whereas the rest of the members on the board are all motorcycle enthusiasts, who are voluntarily working for the trust.

BMCT

To the extent collection of the BMCT is concerned, the trust owns different types of British motorcycles in huge numbers which are not easily available today. Therefore, the trust also spend a good chunk of its funds to restore its rare bike collection, which includes a 1911 model of Scott Flying Squirel, BSA 3.5 HP, a 1923 model Beardmore Precision and others. Aside from these bikes, BMCT has recently got hold of the last running model of Triumph Bandit which trust has given to the Coventry Transport Museum as a donation along with a rare 1923 model Carfield ‘Baby’ that had won a bronze medal by covering a distance of 1,000 miles in tough conditions when it took part in the Scottish Six Days Trial.

BMCT

Now you can see this rare model of British motorcycle at the Coventry Transport Museum, but you will not be allowed to ride it. Nevertheless, you can quench your thirst to an extent by purchasing a retro style open face helmet from RiderWear that will make you feel as if you are back in 1920s. Apart from maintaining and restoring the old bikes BMCT also uses its funds on educational and research work, but that is limited to British motorcycle industry only. Previously the trust has provided funds to the staff of Coventry Transport Museum, so they could write the history of motorcycle manufacturing in Coventry.

BMCT

The Coventry Transport Museum is not the only transport museum in the network of BMCT, as it also shares an affiliation with Brooklands Museum, Black Country Museum, Coventry Transport Museum, Beaulieu National Motor Museum, Heritage Motor Centre, National Motorcycle Museum, Haynes International Motor Museum, Sammy Miller Museum and London Motorcycle Museum. All the members of BMCT can visit the aforementioned transport museums in the UK without spending a single penny.    

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The 21-year old American Superbike racer, Tommy Acquino died in a tragic training accident on Sunday, February 2nd in California. According to the reports, poor rider’s bike crashed at the Piru MX Park near Santa Clarita just before 12:30pm. As a result of that Aquino sustained serious injuries and he was pronounced dead right on the spot. The family of Aquino confirmed his death soon after the accident took place. RiderWear described that the unfortunate incident was actually a head-on collision between Tommy and another rider that took place on the track in 4300 block of Centre Street. The other rider involved in the accident also sustained serious injuries, but luckily he managed to survive and was instantly transported to the hospital through helicopter after giving initial medical treatment on the scene.

Tommy

Aquino, who was once an AMA Pro Daytona Sportbike Championship competitor, recently became a part of WD40 team of Brent Gladwin that was preparing the late rider to take part in the 2014 season of British Superbikes Championship. Unfortunately, there dream did not come true as poor Aquino lost his life even before the start of the season, which made WD40 team extremely sad. Aquino’s team said in a statement that he was a great addition and an asset for them and their thoughts are with his family because it was a shared loss. On this occasion, motogp.com has also passed on its deepest condolences to the friends, colleagues, and family of Tommy.

Tommy

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A also released a statement after this sad incident, as Aquino used to be a member of Yamaha U.S. road racer team once. The Motorsports Racing Division Manager for Yamaha, Keith McCarty said in the statement that Tommy was an extremely talented racer and they are mourning on this tragic loss because it was an absolute delight to have a team member like him. McCarty also said that their sympathies are with Tommy’s mother, father and younger brother.

Tommy

Tommy, who was born on May 24, 1992, had a very short racing career, as he competed in the 2011 and 2012 season of Spain’s FIM CEV and managed to score decent points. In fact, in 2011 Aquino not only came third in the AMA Pro Daytona SportBike Rider Championship, but also earned a victory. During his short career, this was Aquino’s best results in AMA Pro Daytona Championship, as the rider lost his life before he could make a mark for himself in the British Superbike Championship.

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Tragic End of 23-Year Old British Racer Craig Jones

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 09:13:55 Europe/London

Each year we get to see some thrilling and exciting motorcycle racing events, which takes our breath away. However, sometimes this excitement comes at the cost of a life because unlike other sports, motorcycle racing is not that safe. Therefore, whenever a crash takes place a rider either end up sustaining career threatening injuries or lose his life. Just like the British motorcycle racer Craig Jones, who also lost his life during premium racing event of 2008, Brands Hatch World Supersport race. According to the reports, the unfortunate incident took place when Jones was making an effort to take the lead from his opponent, but suddenly he lost control of his bike and was badly hit by the rider coming from behind.

Craig

As a result of that crash, Jones sustained some serious injuries on his head and he was given immediate medical treatment on the track and at circuit medical centre. After that he was swiftly taken to the Royal London Hospital through aircraft. However, in spite of these efforts the young rider failed to survive and both Parkalgar Honda team, for whom Craig use to ride and his family had to bear a big loss. Sadly, it was Craig’s just second season in the Superbike World Championship and it took poor rider nearly 10 years to reach this level. It is because of this insecure structure of the bikes, riders are advised to use personal safety equipments at all times. Those, who still have no idea where to get personal safety gear, should visit the online store of RiderWear and many more.

Craig  

Jones, who was born in Crewe, Cheshire and grew up in Northwich started his motorcycle racing career back in 1996 by winning the British Junior Mini-Moto Championship after which he won the 1997 British Senior Mini-Moto Championship. However, it took the young lad sometime to win his next title, as he won the British Junior Superstock Championship in 2002. This gave Jones an opportunity to move up to the British Supersport Championship, where he joined Triumph Motorcycles/Valmoto team. Unfortunately Jones did not get any big opportunity with his new team, but still he stick with them till the end of 2004 season. In fact, it was in his last season with the Triumph Motorcycles team, when Jones managed to achieve eighth spot in overall standings by helping his team seize their one and only victory in their final race.

Craig

The 2005 proved the best period in Jones motorcycle racing career, as riding for the Northpoint Honda team in British Supersport Championship, he not only managed to achieve seven podium finishes, but also remained the second best racer overall after Leon Camier. In 2006, Jones received a promotion and he went to race in the Superbike World Championship. But it was in 2007 when Jones got the real opportunity to take part in the Superbike World Championship as full-time support rider. Three podium finishes during the season allowed Jones to return to the Supersport in 2008, which alas proved his last ever season.    

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Three Best Luxurious Sports Bikes in the World

Thursday, 30 January 2014 09:20:09 Europe/London

General perception of many riders about a sports bike is that it is not as comfortable as other motorcycles are such as street bikes, touring bikes and some choppers. Still people love to own a sports bike because the speed, braking, acceleration and concerning on roads they get with these motorcycles is hard to experience on others. However, this does not mean that manufacturers never made an effort to make sportsbike luxurious. Thanks to Suzuki that had introduced its first luxurious sports bike, Hayabusa back in 1999 which instigated the war of producing fastest and luxurious motorcycles. Now there are numerous sports bike makers around the world, which have introduced new models in this class. Of these motorcycles below we have listed only three best luxurious sports bikes in the world.               

Suzuki Hayabusa GSX1300R

The Suzuki Hayabusa GSX1300R is one of the sports bike in the world that falls in the fastest production motorcycle category because it has a top speed of 188 to 194 miles per hour. To ride a bike at such a high speed bikers need to wear quality safety gears, helmets and boots, which can be easily found at RiderWear Accessories. The overall structure of Hayabusa is quite beefy as compared to usual sports bikes because Suzuki required bigger tires and frame to make Busa more luxurious and stable. It is because of this very reason today GSX1300R is considered as the Mercedes of bikes in its class as it gives smooth and comfortable riding experience. So far two generations of Hayabusa have hit the markets, but unlike other models of Suzuki the company did not bring many changes in the design of the latest model, as the customers love the bike for its trademark shape. 

Kawasaki Ninja ZZR 1400

Few years ago Kawasaki seemed to have lost its way in the motorcycle business, but the manufacturer stunned everyone when it bounced back with some new models of the bikes. However, the biggest surprise from Kawasaki was that it decided to give Suzuki Hayabusa a tough time by introducing its Ninja ZZR 1400 that boasts a 1400cc engine which is more powerful than GSX1300R’s engine. With the launch of Kawasaki’s Ninja ZZR 1400 the market saw another option in the class of luxurious bikes that offer better seating and riding experience to the bikers. Furthermore, just like Busa the ZZR 1400 is also considered quite ideal for customisation.    

Ducati Superbike 1199 Panigale S

The 1199 Panigale S sports bike of Ducati is another feather in the list of luxurious motorcycles, as it is the only first production bike that has got electronically adjustable suspension system. While the twin-cylinder engine of the Superbike 1199 produces 195 horsepower and 98.1 lb ft torque at 9000 rpm. Together all these things makes Ducati Superbike 1199’s engine one of the powerful productions in the world. Also, the first-rate technology used in Ducati 1199 marks the beginning of a new era, as it is likely that sooner or later other manufacturers will also look to incorporate such advance mechanizations in their bikes.    

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The 2014 MotoGP Racing Season

Monday, 20 January 2014 11:16:10 Europe/London

The 2014 MotoGP is going to be the 66th Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme Road Racing World Championship season. According to the official calendar released by the F.I.M, the 2014 motorcycle racing season will kick off from March 23rd with the Commercial Bank Grand Prix in Qatar. While, the last event of the 2014 season will be Gran Premio Generali de la Comunitat Valenciana that will tip off from November 9. During the brand new season, 19 races will take place as according to the update two South American races along with few other competitions have been included in the 2014 MotoGP racing calendar.

Moto GP 2014

The current MotoGP World Champion, Marc Márquez will look to defend his title in the 2014 season, while Honda will be the defending manufacturers' champions. The seven time champion of MotoGP, Valentino Rossi is also going to take part in the new season with team Yamaha. However, Rossi had indicated in an interview during last year that the first six races of the 2014 MotoGP will be crucial for him, as they will decide the course of his professional career. The season will also see a new rider jumping into the MotoGP scene, as the current champion of Moto2 racing, Pol Espargaró has received a promotion and he will now look to compete against top riders like Márquez, Rossi and others.

Moreover, the rules for the 2014 MotoGP have also been slightly altered and have been brought by RiderWear gears and accessories. Given that the eligibility criteria of entries have changed, as in the new season, the MSMA Prototypes will be classified as the new "Factory" class, while the subcategory of Claiming Rule Teams will be listed as the "Open" class. In addition, the allocation of motorbikes to a class will base on the throttle mapping utilised by the Electronic Control Unit. The F.I.M will determine them beforehand so that it will help the federation maintain the balance of performance in the two classes.

Moto GP 2014

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Changes will not only be observed in the rules of the MotoGP, as fans will get to see some changes in riders and in the approach of the teams. Pramac Racing is a prime example in this regard, as in the 2014 season the team will enter only one of its bike in the "Factory" class, while their second entry will be in the "Open" class. Cardion AB Motoracing and Aspar Racing Team on the other hand, will go with Honda in the upcoming season. Gresini Racing team will also go with a full Honda package in order to take part in the "Open" class, so Cardion and Aspar are not the only teams that have opted for Honda in the forthcoming season.

As far as riders are concerned, The Kentucky Kid, Nicky Hayden will take part in the championship with Aspar Racing Team, as he has decided to part his ways with Ducati Corse. Nevertheless, Ducati has already found Hayden's placement in the form of Cal Crutchlow, who was with the Yamaha Tech 3 team during last season. Yamaha on the other hand have got their hands on Moto2 champion, Espargaró, whereas Aspar will lose Aleix Espargaró, as he is moving to Forward Racing. To fill Aleix's space, Aspar has acquired the services of Hiroshi Aoyama, who was previously attached with Avintia Blusens.

Scott Redding, who came second in the 2013 championship of Moto2 has also received a promotion, as he will join Gresini Racing for MotoGP during this season because the former rider of the team, Bryan Staring has moved way. Yonny Hernández will compete in the Open class with his new team, Pramac Racing, whereas Mike Di Meglio will race for Avintia Racing in the premium category. As for Ben Spies, 2013 MotoGP season was his last, as he has already announced his retirement.

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