A Dummy’s Guide to MotoGP in Austin



Josh Hayes's Monster/Graves Motorsports/Yamaha AMA Superbike was on display.  Rear tire used much?  


Jorge Lorenzo's MotoGP bike from last year was under the tent.


If you ever wondered what a clutch looks like on a MotoGP bikes, here is the Exedy used on the Yamahas. 


Some carbon fiber duct goodness rams some air into the airbox.  That little cutout above the intakes should be for a camera providing all the awesome onboard video.


Solid carbon brake rotors are used with the Brembo caliper.  Braking from 200+mph down to first gear corners definitely gives the brakes a workout.


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