Well, Rock Oil Synthesis XRP is a fully synthetic motorcycle oil developed for racing. XRP has been around for nearly 10 years now with claims that it can ‘increase brake horse power’, but is this statement actually true and exactly how could it increase BHP?
A 2010 BMW S1000RR being filled with XRP 5w30 just before being run on a Dyno
Two of the highest profile companies in international motorcycle sport are coming together for the 2013 North West 200 and Isle of Man TT.
HM Plant and Padgett’s Motorcycles are joining forces in their quest for further successes in the ultimate tests of teams’ and riders’ commitment to speed.
Under the official title of HM Plant Honda by Padgett’s Motorcycles, the team will be running 19 times TT winner and fastest man round the Island, John McGuinness in Superstock and Supersport alongside another multiple TT and NW200 winner, Bruce Anstey, who will also represent the team in the Superbike and Senior TT classes.
HM Plant Chairman John Jones:
“We’re delighted to be back in the paddock, this time with the supremely successful Padgett’s team and it’s going to be incredibly exciting to support them as they attempt to do the impossible and repeat their phenomenal clean sweep of the TT in 2010.”
Motorbike Oil News! Press release from the David Knight team…
Rock motorcycle oil sponsored Honda rider, David Knight, won Rounds Two and Three of the Fast Eddy ACU NORC championship held at Rogershill Raceway in Dorset at the weekend.
David won Round 1 of the series, a British Extreme Championship, back in February. Rounds Two and Three were super sprint events, which are held over 8 laps each day. The special tests were held on an excellent hard packed surface which had a little bit of everything from fast MX tracks, to woodland and endurocross.
Press release from the Rock Oil sponsored Tom Sagar KTM racing team (we are a bit late with this one….Sorry!)…
After the long drive from mid Wales to the village of Brussi sul Trino, the Italian community welcomed the enduro with open arms, and the sun was shining which was a bonus.
The enduro consisted of a 56 km lap with two time checks, a cross test and a enduro test. Each test would present Tom with very different challenges, the motocross test was looking to be a very fast full on motocross track, yet the enduro test Tom would be able to use his trial skills to tackle the rock sections, but carry speed at the same time.
Motorbike Oil News! Press release from the Rock Oil sponsored Midwest Racing team…
Without question one of the Husaberg team’s stand out performances came from 125 Youth Cup class rider Jamie McCanney of the Rock Oil sponsored Midwest Racing team.
Cautiously making his way through the GP of Chile, Jamie went after victory in Argentina and managed to claim the win on both days.
In doing so he moves to the top of the 125 Youth Cup championship standings
Motorbike Oil News! Press release from the Rock Oil sponsored David ‘Knighter’ Knight team…
Honda rider David Knight produced a great 3rd place result at the first X-Games World Series, the first time X-Games has been held out of its birth place in L.A.
It was held in Foz Do Igacu, Brazil, a beautiful part of the country set on the edge of a rain forest.
With all the best Endurocross riders present from both Europe and the USA, it was going to be a very big battle indeed!
Press release from Rock Oil sponsored Nico Aubin and the Buildbase Honda team…
Buildbase Honda’s French MX1 star and reigning Red Bull Pro National Champ Nico Aubin began this seasons Red Bull challenge with a fantastic podium finish at Landrake in Cornwall this weekend.
The spectacular South West circuit blessed with (mostly) sunny weather did not disappoint racers or spectators and the Red Bull Pro National circus put on a fantastic show with family attractions and entertainments and a well-oiled race schedule.
Nico’s retention of the Red Bull No.1 plate opened in fine style with pole position in qualifying and second place in the opening race on Saturday.
Sunday’s performance was equally impressive as Aubin took a third at the flag in race two and followed it up by battling though to fifth from dead last as a drizzle of rain began to fall in the final moto.
2003 Zip Cat 50cc in blue
Piaggio Zip 50 Cat Specs…..
The Zip Cat 50cc was a 4bhp, 2 stroke scooter released in January 2001 in the UK by Piaggio. The Zip Cat was a variation of the Zip 2000 with basically the same features and styling.
The Zip 50 Cat had a catalytic converter on the exhaust system and the word ‘Catalyst’ just under the word ‘Zip’ on the badges either side of the tail panel!
Motorbike Oil News! Press release from the Rock Oil sponsored Gearlink Kawasaki team at the MCE British Superbike championship at Thruxton…
The MCE British Superbike season was action packed in the Motorpoint British Supersport Championship at Thruxton this weekend.
With the scheduled sprint race cancelled on Saturday due to heavy rain the Gearlink Kawasaki riders Alastair Seeley and Ben Wilson had two races on the Sunday and both achieving very good results, Alastair second and third and Ben a second and third.
In the tricky conditions over the weekend it was Alastair that ended up on the front row for the opening race in third place with Ben only 0.4 behind ended the session in fifth.
The opening race was scheduled to be ten laps and the racing was extremely close and five riders were battling for the lead.
An incident on lap six forced the race to be red flagged with Alastair taking second behind Stuart Easton and Ben 0.5 behind Stuart.
Alastair Seeley at the Thruxton MCE BSB
Motorcycle Oil News! Press release from the Rock Oil sponsored Gearlink Kawasaki team at the MCE British Superbike championship at Brands Hatch…
The MCE British Superbike season kicked off this weekend and it was a strong start to the year for the Gearlink Kawasaki Team running in the Motorpoint British Supersport Championship.
This year long term Gearlink Kawasaki rider Ben Wilson is joined by former British Supersport Champion Alastair Seeley racing on the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R.
Alastair gained a stunning third and first place place and Ben secured fourth and third places in the two Supersport races.
Ben Wilson – Kawasaki ZX6R Ninja – Brands Hatch MCE BSB