Mugen motivates rider to lose weight for million-dollar bike

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Check out: "Mugen motivates rider to lose weight for million-dollar bike"- http://www.autoblog.com/2016/01/31/mugen-motivates-rider-to-lose-weight-for-million-dollar-bike/

We would never call John McGuinness fat. Certainly, as you can see in the video above, the big-boned rider didn't seem at a weighty disadvantage during his win of the 2015 TT Zero electric motorcycle race. Still, Team Mugen believes the Morecambe Missile could improve his chances of winning the 2016 contest by dropping a not-insignificant 10 kilograms (22.05 pounds) of belly blubber, and have offered up a million-dollar machine as motivation. According to a recent report in Motorcycle News, McGuinness has been badgering his bosses for a Mugen Shinden to add to his collection for years now.

If the constant working out and/or liposuction is successful, we can only hope the chosen bike is the freshly-announced, fifth-generation Shinden Go. Since it will only be officially revealed March 25 at the Tokyo Motorcycle Show, we don't have the exact specs yet, but we do know it is an all-new build, and that McGuinness has been quoted as saying, "The new one is even more trick – it might even be a little beyond me!" Expect records to fall.

As with last year, we expect the teammate of the beefy Brit, Bruce Anstey, will be his closest competitor. We've heard through the grapevine that Sarolea is coming with two new bikes of its own, though, so there's hope of some challenge to Mugen's recent dominance of the contest.
 

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Check out: "Mugen motivates rider to lose weight for million-dollar bike"- http://www.autoblog.com/2016/01/31/mugen-motivates-rider-to-lose-weight-for-million-dollar-bike/

We would never call John McGuinness fat. Certainly, as you can see in the video above, the big-boned rider didn't seem at a weighty disadvantage during his win of the 2015 TT Zero electric motorcycle race. Still, Team Mugen believes the Morecambe Missile could improve his chances of winning the 2016 contest by dropping a not-insignificant 10 kilograms (22.05 pounds) of belly blubber, and have offered up a million-dollar machine as motivation. According to a recent report in Motorcycle News, McGuinness has been badgering his bosses for a Mugen Shinden to add to his collection for years now.

If the constant working out and/or liposuction is successful, we can only hope the chosen bike is the freshly-announced, fifth-generation Shinden Go. Since it will only be officially revealed March 25 at the Tokyo Motorcycle Show, we don't have the exact specs yet, but we do know it is an all-new build, and that McGuinness has been quoted as saying, "The new one is even more trick – it might even be a little beyond me!" Expect records to fall.

As with last year, we expect the teammate of the beefy Brit, Bruce Anstey, will be his closest competitor. We've heard through the grapevine that Sarolea is coming with two new bikes of its own, though, so there's hope of some challenge to Mugen's recent dominance of the contest.
I had no idea that this was about motorcycles. I thought it was about bicycles.
 

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