To get you up to speed for the new sea­son here’s your guide to all things BSB SEA­SON PRE­VIEW

Motorcycle News (UK) - - BSB Preview - By Phil Wain MCN CON­TRIB­U­TOR

The MCE Bri­tish Su­per­bike Cham­pi­onship blasts back into ac­tion this week­end so now is the time to get up to speed with the most com­pet­i­tive and in­no­va­tive su­per­bike se­ries in the world.

Our guide will trans­form you from an arm­chair critic to a BSB ex­pert on the ar­eas that mat­ter most in­clud­ing tyre al­lo­ca­tion, the 200bhp-plus bikes them­selves, the rac­ing and the week­end for­mat.

And for the lat­est up­dates on BSB visit www.british­su­per­

200bhp-plus mis­siles

Un­like Mo­togp, ma­chines in BSB are de­rived from pro­duc­tion mod­els and are kept as close as pos­si­ble to road bikes. But they still make more than 200bhp and can hit awe­some 200mph speeds with lap times just a frac­tion off those achieved by Rossi, Mar­quez and the rest in Mo­togp.

The bikes must main­tain the same sil­hou­ette as their road-go­ing coun­ter­parts, with the same over­all ap­pear­ance as seen from the front, rear


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