Philadelphia’s Christini Technologies is taking its all-wheel-drive motorcycle design to the streets with the unveiling of its AWD SuperMoto. Debuting at the Jan 16th New York IMS show, the prototype SuperMoto is a KTM 450 SX-F kitted out with parts from the KTM catalog. Aftermarket upgrades include Maxxis Presa Goldspeed tires along with the signature Christini AWD system.
Another Frenchman switches sides to Honda. This time it is French S1 Champion Sylvain Bidart who will be leaving the Husqvarna Cross2R team to ride for the French Luc1 Honda team in 2009. Sylvain will be competing in the S1 class on a CRF450R in 2009. His teammates are S2 rider Guillaume Flandin and S3 rider Thomas Verscheure.
Boris Chambon will be changing the blue TM for a red Honda in 2009
Boris Chambon will be riding a Honda CRF450R in the S1 class of the French Supermoto Championship in the 2009 season. It is unknown if he will enter in the World Supermoto Championship. More information isn't available yet. This news comes from his official website
Another special creation from the Italian V2 Racing shop. After the beautiful V2 Racing Dorsoduro RR they created the Dorsoduro R. The Dorsoduro R is a street legal bike with some very trick goodies that bring the weight down by 12kg (27lbs) and increase the performance by 6hp. V2 Racing will offer this model in a limited series of 50 bikes. Price is 13,900 euro.
Supermoto Central is proud to announce a new partner: Wave Racing. Wave Racing is a company from Italy specializing in Racing Accessoires for Supermoto, Cross, Enduro, ATV, Street bikes and Jetski's. They offer a wide range of Carbon, Engine tuning and billet parts for all kinds of brands. They also have lots of specialized Supermoto parts like Slipper clutches, Triples, Sliders and more. Go visit the Wave Racing website here
If you are interested in promoting your company on Supermoto Central please check out our advertising page
Great day for Husqvarna today as the manufacturer presented its Factory Teams for the 2009 season at the Roadhouse in Buguggiate, a town close to the factory’s base Varese (Italy). The event took off after the welcome of Husqvarna Motorcycles Srl President Rainer Thoma and the presentation of the racing activities by Husqvarna Racing Coordinator Martino Bianchi.
After the announcement 2 weeks ago of the Aprilia Rip it team pulling out of AMA Supermoto, team owner Darryl Atkins explains why the team decided to pull out and why he is ending his Supermoto career. He also announces they are working on getting 2007 Unlimited (S2) Champion Ben Carlson into the S2 World Championship on an Aprilia. Which is great news! We need more Americans in the World Supermoto championship.