Introduction Welcome to a world that is both vanishing down the end of the – here, super does not mean out of reach.

minor adaptations in order to stay eligible. These rules are mirrored for the national championships – the most important take place in the US (the AMA Superbike Championship), the UK, Canada, Australia, and Japan. There are also keenly contested championships in Brazil, China, France, Germany, Holland, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, South Africa, and Spain.

straight and yet tantalizingly close at hand. The great thing about superbikes is that they are accessible. By definition, race regulations give you the chance to ride bikes that are very like those sweeping all before them on the track. No one is pretending that they’re cheap, of course, but ownership is a strong possibility

Rules for the Superbike World Championships demand that the models entering must be similar to those produced and sold to the public, receiving only tuning and


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