Toshihiro Wakayama

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What is the Truth About an Electric Motorcycle?

The internal combustion engine motorcycles are a fundamentally different kind of vehicle. MotoE has been co-sponsored at MotoGP since last year. With its exciting riding
Motorcycle Reviews

MV AGUSTA BRUTALE 1000 Test Ride Reviews: 208ps is Intense and Friendly

When I hear of a 208hp naked, I think of it as a very unorthodox and unpredictable motorcycle that can have a very decent riding. First of all, with the upper body up in
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MV Agusta CEO Interview “Nowadays High-performance Motorcycles are Dangerous for Beginners”

I wrote about the Brutale 1000 in my previous column, and after a test ride, I returned to MV Agusta's headquarters and had the opportunity to interview CEO Timur Saldaho
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Motorcycle Journalists Ruin the Motorcycle?!

It's been less than a month since I wrote in my previous column, "MV Agusta CEO Interview, Nowadays High-performance Motorcycles are Dangerous for Beginners", about the h
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MotoGP is Evolving as a True Motorsport!

The motorsport competes for the harmony between the rider and machine The motorsport is a sport that competes using tools called machines. Therefore, the speed and strength of the race will be determ...
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The CBR1000RR-R is the Hottest Model of this Year’s EICMA

A shocking surprise of the CBR1000RR-R at EICMA after a long time As the trend of exhibiting this 2019 EICMA, the fullness of basic motorcycles of 125cc to 300cc class was felt. All of them are styli...
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New BENCHMARK Appeared in Electronic Control Suspension!!

▲Ninja H2 SX SE+ "EC Suspension" My Opinion 2 Years Ago Perfectly Overturned About 2 years ago, I wrote a column in this series, "The electronic control suspension that is currently attracting atten...
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Titanium Makes Riding Performance Improve

Titanium is a standard material for racing parts A souvenir was prepared at the test ride event of RC213V-S at Valencia Circuit for 4 years ago. It was titanium bolts (for mounting the handlebar) pla...
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Why Fast Riders Don’t Get Tired in Endurance Race?

▲Editor's Note: Toshihiro Wakayama (1999 Suzuka 8 Hours) (adsbygoogle=window.adsbygoogle||[]).push({}); The hardship in Suzuka 8 Hours is like living in hell. The rider in the photo is me rid...
Motorcycle Reviews

Indian Motorcycle FTR1200 Test Ride Review

Good afternoon, I'm Toshihiro Wakayama Today, I tested riding on the FTR1200 from Santa Monica here in the northern part of Los Angeles as a starting point. I had a replica image of the “FTR75...
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The ”Indian FTR1200” is an extreme New Breed!

Indian FTR1200 Toshihiro Wakayama's Test Ride Review The great sense of Cornering and Stability FTR1200, designed by INDIAN, is an on-road sport infused with the essence of the Flat Track Works Ma...
Motorcycle & Industry

A good Asian spirit that I felt at test-ride event in Taiwan KYMCO

A test ride event for XCITING (exciting Japanese but not E for English Exciting) S400 was held in KYMCO's local Taiwan. The participants were 21 journalists from Asia and Oceania. It was participation...
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Next-generation stiffness tune aims is one acquisition of damping effect

What is the aim of SUZUKI Moto GP machine GSX-RR carbon tension frame? In the frame of the SUZUKI Moto GP machine, GSX-RR, which is reported to be good, carbon fibers are set up in the main member se...
Motorcycle & Industry

[New BMW S1000RR] The revolutionary motorcycle of the Inline-4 super sports?

New BWM S1000RR has a new effort to transcend Japanese inline 4 super sports. While BMW made the first model appear 10 years ago and also participating in the Superbike World Championship, I believe t...
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Good news technology discovery for the riders who feel uneasy to their foot fitting

Height is 30mm, drops by 30mm The foot fitting is a serious problem for me with a height of 161cm. Whether or not it is acceptable with respect to the foot resistance, not only the physique workmansh...
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WAKAYAMA TOSHIHIRO think over again of ” A Motorcycle using Nambo” with INTERMOT2018

I could feel comfortable for this year INTERMOT I decided on a business trip to INTERMOT this year, it was only ten days before the opening. Still, the press pass in PDF delivered that day, in which ...
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Wakayama Toshihiro INTERMOT 2018 Breaking News Report by Model

SUZUKI KATANA It was 1980 that the first generation Katana appeared here at the Cologne show. 28 years later, the new-born Katana was announced. The base motorcycle is GSX - S1000, taking over t...
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That slash the light tech city legend 13 [Crush the tire at the corner]

It is right to crush a tire to bend a motorcycle at the corner I think that such conversation began to be heard among riders "crushing and bending the tires" I think that it was the second half of th...
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Ride the VITPILEN 701 and Recognize the Quality of the Single

The Charm of the Single that enjoyed for a long time Shall I leave it for 20 years ago? A motorcycle with a single engine was attracting attention as one of motorcycle selection. It was made attracti...
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Yoshimura Suzuki MOTUL Racing aims the podium at Suzuka 8 Hours with all new GSX-R1000

Fujio Yoshimura / President "The first Suzuka 8 Hour Endurance Race in 1978 was the most memorable race in my whole life! The race plan that we've had towards Suzuka 8 hours was...
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