May 2020

May 2020

© 2020, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.


On the Front Cover: Valentino Rossi, aboard the 2020 Yamaha YZR-M1 during pre-season MotoGP testing in Qatar. He hopes the latest, improved YZR-M1 will make him truly competitive again.


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In This Issue:


Inside Info: BMW’s 1802cc R 18; Kawasaki’s Revised Ninja 1000SX Sport Tourer; KTM’s 390 Adventure and more

Street Ride: KTM 890 Duke R, Another Big Hit!

Historic Racebike Illustrations: 1986 Yamaha FZ750R 0U45

Intro: 2020 Yamaha MT-03 Is A Reimagined YZF-R3

MotoGP Analysis: Rossi’s MotoGP Title-Winning Racebikes

Peaky Bikers: The Care and Feeding Of A 1952 Vincent Black Shadow, Part Two

Suzuki SV650 Racebike Project Reborn, Part Two

Collections: Suzuki Plaza Museum, Part Two


Moto2 At Losail: Virus #19 Wins!

World Superbike At Phillip Island: Before The Shutdown

Daytona 200: Corona Virus Lockdown


Letters To The Editor

10 Years Ago

MotoGP Trivia & Numbers: KTM’s First GP Road Race Victory; Moto2 Wins By Japanese Riders

Kyle Wyman: Where’s Wyman? At Daytona With The Flu—Not That Flu! Plus A Trailer Upgrade For The Races

The Kids’ Page: Avery Skradski-Dreher

The Crash Page: James Hillier Highsides At Goodwood

New Products: Fastbike Industries Start/Stop Racebike Switches; TrackXperience Oil Filter Lock; Avantour2 Adventure Boots From Falco

Professional Services Directory: Racers Helping Racers

Racing, School, & Track Day Calendar

ASRA/CCS Newsletter

Chris Ulrich: Adventures Of An Ex-Racer: Barber Team Test; Daytona 200 Shutdown


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