Buying my first sports bike some five years ago, I could not imagine that I would play in the World Superbike World Championships. Moreover, I will become a pilot of the first Russian professional team.
At first I watched the races in the MotoGP and WSBK classes on TV, I really liked the beautiful bright motorcycles, and the stands clogged with public, and adrenaline. Soon I wanted to join this sport myself. I got a license, bought a Honda CBR-600RR sports bike and drove into town; I almost immediately realized that I risk my health and life every second – sports motorcycles are not designed to drive around the city. Then I decided to practice at the training ground in Dmitrov. There are no departure zones allowing the rider to slide along gravel when falling. Instead, some cliffs, one of which I immediately flew Continue reading
The history of the use of motorcycles by police has more than a hundred years. The first police motorcycle was purchased for the needs of the New York Police Department back in 1907, and two-wheeled vehicles began to be used in California since 1911 as the official motorcycle patrol. Since then, motorcycle technology has more than once proved its advantages in the fight against crime in general and, as an option, is widely used for rapid response to traffic accidents.
Motorcycle traffic police officers
In addition to efficiency, maneuverability and compactness are also undoubted advantages in the use of these two-wheeled vehicles by the police. And lower fuel consumption compared to cars will also save. The only drawback of such patrols in Russia is the seasonality of use. You can’t drive a motorcycle in the cold. Although in countries with hot climates the possibility of using such technology remains year-round. Continue reading