Enduro GP round 2 took place in spain from 5th to 7th May.
2022 World champion Andrea Verona, riding with an RK GB520MXU chain, had a difficult weekend and battles through for fourth overall on both days. His Enduro 2 results were better with a 2nd position on both day. Which placed him at 2nd position in overall EnduroGP and Enduro 2 championship results.
FIM SuperEnduro World championship GP 3 tooks place on 4th February in Hungary.
We are already at the mid of the season, and we find without surprise Billy Bolt at the top of the podium for the 3rd consecutive time.
Dominik Olszowy, the 2022’s Junior World Champion showed good performances, and keep progressing race after race, in Budapest he signed the first holeshot and finalized the overall race at 5th position.
Both riders are using RK GB520MXU Chain, the lightest sealed-ring chain of the market, perfect for Enduro use !
FIM SuperEnduro World cahmpionship GP 2 in Germany was held on 7th January.
After an overwhelming victory in Poland, where Billy Bolt win all the rounds of this first GP, the Husqvanrna Factory racing rider had thougher competition in this second round, but after several bounces he still manages to get to the top of the podium.
It’s a second consecutive victory for Billy Bolt riding with RK GB520MXU Chain, the lightest sealed-ring chain of the market, perfect for Enduro use !
The 45th edition of Dakar Rally Raid tooks place from Saturday 31st December to January 15th 2023 in Saudi Arabia.
RK Sponsored team BAS WORLD KTM RACING & HERO MOTOSPORTS TEAM RALLY were using RK XW-ring chains,
specailly desinged for rally to resist to extreme conditions and keep having the best performances even in sandy conditions!
The argentinan rider FRANCO CAIMI riding with an RKGB520EXWchain finished the race at 10th position (01h 38min and 04 seconds after the champion of this season which is also from Argentina Kevin Benavides 44H27’22”).
The 3rd Round of Enduro GP took place in Estonia from 16th to 18th July, during the 2 races Andrea Verona equipped with RK chains finished 3rd which gave him a good place on the podium of the Saaremaa Circuit.
The 2021 Dakar Rally started on January 3rd in Alula and ended on January 14th in Yanbu after 447 KM of riding in extrem condition, Bas Dakar KTM Racing and Hero Motosports Team Rally equipped with RK Chains finished the 12 sandy races in 5th and 11th position.
RK XW chains are designed to resist extreme conditions and keep having the best performances even in sandy conditions!
The FIM ISDE 94th Edition that took place in Portugal on the 11th to 16th November is now finished, USA team have claimed FIM World Trophy victory. Rk and Excel are happy to announce that 2 riders from this team, Kailub Russell and Tayler Roberts, run with Rims and Chains.
RK and Excel were glad to participate to this event as official sponsor and hope to see you next year at ISDE in Italy.
Travelers Finishes Round-The-World-Trip Equipped with RK 525GXW Chain
2 Lithuanian motorcyclists started round-the-world-trip from Lithuania in October 2016 equipping RK 525GXW chain. They travel to South, Central, and North America riding through Andes Mountains and Rocky Mountains. Then, they travel from eastern Russia to central Asia, Middle East, and African Continent where the most of roads are gravel road.
After the journey of Africa, 2 travelers ride in Europe toward North Cape, Norway, and finally come back to Lithuania in July 2018.
The total ridden km for the whole travel is 100,334km and the total days they spend is 646 days.
They ride whole world with RK 525GXW chain.
FIM World Endurance Championship (EWC) 2017-18 season final round, Suzuka 8 hours, will be coming up this weekend at Suzuka circuit, Japan. For Suzuka 8 hours pre-racing event, Yamaha Suzuka 8Hours Fan Meeting was taking place in Tokyo.
RK chain equipped team, Yamaha Austria Racing Team (YART) was at the event and doing a promotion for RK products.
After his 3rd place in FIM Stunt Riding Euro Cup, the Lithuanian Rider Paulius Labanauskas won the World Stunt GP Championship held in Poland on 7th-9th July.
The Motorcycle drive chain is an essential part of the drive train to transmit the motor power to the back wheel.
Stunt performance need fine control during sudden start, sudden brutal stop, wheelie through accelerator work.
In order to control, it is necessary to accurately transmit the power of the engine to the rear tires.
Therefore, a Light but Strong and Rigid Chain is needed for Stunt Performance.
If a chain elongate during Stunt Performance, the Respond will be delayed, thus Difficult to Elongate chain is an important point.
Chain lubrification is important as well, Unlubricated ot not properly lubroicated chains will significantly decrease performance and increase chain and sprocket wear.
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