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Espargaro prefers 'manual' over 'automatic' Aprilia ride-height system

MotoGP rear ride-height systems have already morphed from one-off use at the start of a race to being repeatedly activated under hard acceleration onto long straights. Crash MotoGP Podcast - Click here to listen to Keith Huewen, Harry Benjamin and our own Pete McLaren talk MotoGP But the most advanced systems are now starting to go from 'manual' to 'automatic'. The manual systems – still in use by most teams - instantly lower the bike whenever the rider pulls a lever on the exit of a corner (then reset under hard braking for the following turn). The new versions are instead thought to allow the rider to activate the system before the corner and then - using hydraulic and mechanical...
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