Exclusively available from Chaters.co.uk .
The book is an Officially Licenced MotoGP publication.
About the book. Neil tells the inside story of the bikes in the MotoGP pit lane, providing new insight into the
design of these
racing motorcycles, including: A fully illustrated review of all the point scoring bikes of the last decade.
An analysis of all the different factors affecting the design of a racing motorcycle. The technologies
and skills they have had to master including: Chassis developments, including the science of chassis flex.
Aerodynamic changes and the various designs of wings in use.
The design and development of seamless shift gearboxes. Easy-to-follow graphs and tables showing the
science of machine development at the summit of motorcycle sport.
Containing over 320 pages and 650 superb colour photographs and illustrations, most from Neil’s own
unique archive, this book provides a fascinating insight into how the motorcycle factories compete at the
very top of the game. The book now being sold is the 2019 reprint containing full details of all the bikes
and technologies up to the end of that season.
“This book is a milestone in helping people to better understand how racing motorcycles work
... If this book had been around when I started in MotoGP, it would
have saved me a lot of time and stress. Not to mention arguments!”
Tom O’Kane. Senior MotoGP™ engineer
Ive worked my way through the book. Great bit of work; great pics and layout
too. Thats a LOT of info........!!!” Pierre Terblanche. Freelance Motorcycle Designer
“I love the tuning fork bike and the simple way you describe things. This book
should be required reading for young and aspiring engineers.”
Alan Nicholls. Dunlop Motorsport (Motorcycles) engineer (Retd).
“Been reading your book, started with the fundamentals section, very interesting
and well written in the way you have split the bike into sections. Works for technical
people and laymen as well.”
Peter Taylor. Motorcycle Chassis Project Engineer.