October 2020

October 2020

© 2020, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.


On the Front Cover: Racing Editor Chris Ulrich flew cross-country overnight from  a MotoAmerica race to ride the 2021 Honda CBR1000RR-R at Thunderhill Raceway in Willows, California, north of Sacramento, on a Monday morning. Ulrich was impressed by the bike built for Honda’s latest World Superbike effort. But is it enough to make Honda win again in WSBK, and when will it show up in the USA? Photo by Drew Ruiz.

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In This Issue:


Inside Info: 1078cc Aprilia Tuono V4 X, BMW M1000 RR, and more…

Historic Racebike Illustrations: 1970 Yamsel TR2 250cc Two Stroke

New Model Intro: Riding the 2021 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP

MotoGP Analysis: KTM Went From Last To First, Its Own Way

At Home (On The Road) With Josh Hayes & Melissa Paris


MotoGP In Austria & San Marino: Championship Chaos

MotoGP Notes: Tough Times For Honda

MotoAmerica At The Ridge: Beaubier and Yamaha Rule Again!

MotoAmerica Inside Info: Off-Camber Apexes And Pile-Ups

MotoAmerica At New Jersey: Beaubier Is The Unstoppable Man!

MotoAmerica Inside Info: Flooding, And Remembering 9/11

World Superbike At Aragon & Catalunya: Rea On Top, American Gerloff On The Podium


Letters To The Editor

10 Years Ago, October 2010: Bobby Fong And Martin Cardenas At VIR

Trivia & Numbers: MotoGP Race Wins

Back In The Day Editor’s Scrapbook: 1980 Suzuka 8-Hour

The Crash Page: Carl Soltisz At NJMP

The Kids’ Page: Tiffani Clark

New Products: Digital Tire Gauge; TPX Parking Sensor

Professional Services Directory: Racers Helping Racers

Racing, School, & Track Day Calendar

ASRA/CCS Newsletter

High-Performance Parts & Services

Chris Ulrich: Adventures Of An Ex-Racer: Team Ups and Downs At The Ridge and NJMP; Intro At Thunderhill, Riding The 2021 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP and Jayson Uribe’s Superbike!


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