Josh Herrin Battled Electrical Gremlins In Atlanta

You may have been wondering what the issue was that vexed HONOS Superbike rider Josh Herrin on the starting grid of Saturday’s race one at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. On Thursday during Move-In Day for the Superbikes at Pittsburgh event at Pittsburgh International Race Complex, we talked with Herrin’s team owner Steve Scheibe, who told us that the #2 Scheibe…

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HONOS Superbike: The Level Playing Field

Before the 2020 MotoAmerica Superbike season began, a lot of people—including riders, team personnel, MotoAmerica staff members, and informed fans—felt that the “playing field” had the potential to be its most level in a very long time. With Yamaha and Suzuki re-structuring their factory teams into factory-supported teams with new companies and personnel taking the helm in the form of…

Heritage Cup: Revving Up Superbike’s Roots

Bring us your KZ’s and GPz’s, your GS’s and CB-F’s, your TZ’s, and even your Brittens yearning to be revved. Round one of the MotoAmerica Heritage Cup is coming to Road America for round two of the MotoAmerica season and, like a canoe-sized banana split with everything, the Heritage Cup is like the cherry on top of an already tasty…

A MotoAmerica Bike Brakes From The Pack

By definition, “provenance” is a noun meaning “the place of origin or earliest known history of something.” To collectors of art, ephemera, cars, and yes, motorcycles, “provenance” is a critical factor in setting the intrinsic value of the collectible. Steve Scheibe, owner of Scheibe Engineering and Scheibe Racing, currently has for sale a 2015 BMW S 1000 RR that not…

The Teams Chat About Sunday At NJMP

The following is from Andrew Lee Racing… Andrew Lee achieved the goal he set himself at the start of the 2019 MotoAmerica Superstock Championship – becoming double National Champion, a feat he managed in style, leading the race at New Jersey to wrap up the title with another stunning victory. Starting from the Pole, Lee was never headed, taking the…

Tech Talk: Gearing For Success

In motorcycle road racing, the sport can be broken down into three variations of the same word: gear, gears, and gearing. “Gear,” as in the helmet, leathers, gloves, and boots that a road racer wears; “gears,” as in the cogs contained inside a motorcycle transmission that road racers constantly shift back and forth during a race; and then, there’s “gearing,”…

Weir Everywhere Racing Adds New Sponsor: Eric Bostrom’s Backmate!

The following is from Weir Everywhere Racing… Three-time pro road racing class champion Eric Bostrom has joined the Weir Everywhere Racing BMW family of sponsors to promote his proven Backmate product line. The 1997 AMA SuperTwins, 1998 AMA Formula Xtreme and 2001 AMA SuperSport class champion Bostrom partnered with his friend and aerospace engineer Dustin Bouch to develop the Backmate…

COTA: What The Teams Had To Say

The following is from KWR Ducati… The SC Project/KWR Ducati team put up another pair of top-10 finishes this past weekend at Circuit of the Americas for the second round of the MotoAmerica Superbike championship. Kyle Wyman rode his Ducati Panigale V4 R to another stout performance considering the team’s early state of development on the new platform. Wyman posted…

Being Scheibe: The Man Behind Harley’s Superbike Program Is The Frontman For Scheibe Racing

Steve Scheibe is a quiet and unassuming man. This, despite his vast engineering knowledge and mechanical aptitude honed razor-sharp from decades of experience in professional motorcycle road racing, and also despite the fact that his eponymous Superbike team is called “Scheibe Racing.” “That’s the official name of our team as it appears on the MotoAmerica entry sheets,” Scheibe explains, “But…