Results ISDE 6 Days – 2019 – Portimao Portugal

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.

Official results

FIM World Trophy - USA © Dario Agrati
FIM World Trophy – USA © Dario Agrati

 

Travelers Finishes Round-The-World-Trip

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.

 

 

Yamaha Suzuka 8Hours Fan Meeting 2018

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. 

 

 

ISLE OF MAN TT Superbike Race

Isle of Man TT 2018 took place on 26th May to 8th June,

Michael Dunlop riding for TAS RACING & TYCO BMW teams won the TT Superbike Race & the overall Championship using RK BL520ZXW Chain. 

 

Check the official results here

  Superbike Supersport 1 Superstock Supersport 2 Senior Total
MICHAEL DUNLOP 25 25 20 11 13 94
PETER HICKMAN   16 25 20 25 86
DEAN HARRISON   20 16 25 20 81
CONOR CUMMINS 20 11   13 16 60
JAMES HILLIER 16 13 11 16   56

Graham Jarvis was crowned 2018

Graham Jarvis was crowned the Erzberg Rodeo Hare Scramble 2018

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Enduro Team’s Graham Jarvis was crowned the Erzberg Rodeo Hare Scramble on June 3, 2018 in Eisenerz, Austria.

Graham Jarvis and his teammates equipped with GB520MXU.

The results for Erzberg Rodeo Hare Scramble 2018

Pos. No. Rider Team Time Type Chain
1 18 Graham Jarvis Rockstar Energy Husqvarna 4:35:59 Husqvarna TE 300 RK
2 3 Jonny Walker Red Bull KTM Factory 4:36:40 KTM 300 EXC other
3 14 Manuel Lettenbichler   4:39:02 KTM 300 EXC TPI other
4 5 Wade Young SHERCO FACTORY 4:51:44 Sherco 250 SE-R other
5 13 Billy Bolt RockstarEnergy Husqvarna 5:00:03 Husqvarna TE 300 RK
 
 

 

2018 AMA Supercross Racing and Results

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing makes history as Jason Anderson and Zach Osborne running RK GB520MXZ4 are crowned Supercross Champions!

450SX Champion Jason Anderson
450SX Champion Jason Anderson
 450SX Champion Jason Anderson
 450SX Champion Jason Anderson
250SX East Champion Zach Osborne
250SX East Champion Zach Osborne

Stunt GP World championship

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.

Stunt GP World championship

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.

ring of chains GXW for stunt
 
Pos Rider Run 1 Run 2 Total
1 Paulius Labanauskas – Lithuania 200.5 224 424.5
2 Zdenko Rybar – Slovakia 196 211.5 407.5
3 Sarunas Kezys – Lithuania 199.5 199 398.5
4 Takahiko Sakiyama – Japan 206 191 397
5 Foma Kalinin – Russia 186.5 176.5 363
6 Ernest Komorowski – Poland 175 172.5 347.5
7 Vladimir Petrov – Belarus 170 164 334
8 Danila Zhelanov – Russia 166.5 162.5 329
9 Radislav Mihajlov – Serbia 156 161.5 317.5
10 Hiroaki Murakami – Japan 153 149.5 302.5
11 Piotr Gradkowski – Poland 166.5 135.5 302
12 Shouta Taira – Japan 132 110.5 242.5

 

520 GXW RK CHAIN

ISLE OF MAN TT Superstock’s Race

After won the Superbike TT, Ian Hutchinson win his Second victory at the TT Superstock’s Race !

Check the official results here

The New RK ZXW chain is ideal for high-speed and high horsepower, the strongest chain in the market at this moment, approved by Tyco BMW.

Pos Rider Machine Team Chain
1 Ian Hutchinson BMW Tyco BMW RK – BL 520ZXW
2 Peter Hickman BMW Smiths Racing  
3 Dan Kneen BMW DTR powered by Penz 13  
4 Michael Rutter BMW Bathams SMT Racing  
5 Dean Harrison  Kawasaki Silicone Engineering  

 

ISLE OF MAN TT RACES 04-06-2017

Ian Hutchinson wins thrilling opening RST Superbike TT and brings the New RK ZXW chain on the podium.

Official results

Pos  Riders Machine Entrant Chain brand
1 Ian Huntchinson BMW Tyco BMW RK BL520ZXW
2 Peter Hickman  BMW Smiths Racing  Other Brand
3 Dean Harrison  KAWASAKI Silicone Engineering  Other Brand
4 James Hillier  KAWASAKI JG Speedfit Kawasaki  Other Brand
5 Dan Keen  BMW Team Penz 13.com BMW Motorrad RK 520GXW