Next Gen Superbike 2 rules released

//Next Gen Superbike 2 rules released

Next Gen Superbike 2 rules released

AHRMA’s new-for-2018 Next Gen Superbike 2 rules have been finalized and will appear in the December issue of Vintage Views.

To view the rules and get a jump on next season, please click here.


(Above, Colin Edwards, James Toseland and Nicky Hayden, Laguna Seca, 2002. Photo by Gold and Goose/LAT Images)

By | 2017-11-29T16:11:34+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Road Racing|3 Comments

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  1. jim November 30, 2017 at 2:05 pm - Reply

    Don’t quite get the 748 rule? The bike is not legal unless its bored out? Main engine kit for upgrade is 853cc? rule states must be 996cc? I know the rule says same engine as frame but would putting a 996 motor in a 748 frame be that different then running a true 996?

    • Tatum Owen December 4, 2017 at 6:45 pm - Reply

      Well the fact is the 748 was never a Superbike.. The 916 Was then…. Also Handling against the Bigger Bikes will have a advantage on many tracks thus making the restrictions and bike selections useless…

  2. Elmer December 12, 2017 at 2:57 pm - Reply

    Odd, my Aprilia Mille-R has radial calipers bonestock. The Aprilia Edwards replicas have radial calipers. The photo above shows Edwards and Hayden on RC51 SP-2s, but we’re limited to SP-1s.

    Radial calipers were introduced in 1997 by Brembo on Valentino Rossi’s Aprilia RSW250. Radial brakes were everywhere on twins during this era.

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