Confusion ran rampant in the paddock at Paris' annual supercross, as the Stark squad was unable to race in the night program despite featuring on the provisional entry list. The electric duo, Thomas Do and Josh Varize, were able to race in France's 'SX Tour' event across the weekend, so it was...
Josh Varize was asked about it in an interview and even he mentions he has no clue
Vital MX: Help me understand why you were allowed to race the French Championship, but not the main race that means nothing. You are allowed to compete in the race that is a part of a championship, just not the random race that has no importance.
Josh Varize: I am definitely not the person who will have the answer for you on that one! The original plan was to race the whole program, then things changed and we were not going to do it at all. Then the French thing came up, so we could still race. The only race that I have ever done outside of the country was the Motocross of Nations, so I did not even know what to expect. I did not even know how the format ran or how things were going to work out. I do not know the whole rule behind that.
See the linked article for the limited details currently available. Basically the FIM is citing “safety concerns” about e-bikes, despite having previously established the regulations and approved the participation of the Stark Varg. Taddy Blazusiak and the team were already in France for the...
Now I really want to get my hands on this banned technology, which is too fast to be allowed to compete with other bikes.
bicycle companies did the same thing to Recumbent Bicycles around 1930s -
Recumbents are Way faster that triangle frame bikes so recumbents got banned from racing -
also put this stupid name on these bikes -
OEM motorcycle makers have Zero interest in making E bikes -
OEM MC companies build engines - not motors -
I have zero doubt that the big MC makers have made agreement to Not make e motorcycles -
this will work for short time but when I see Big Smiles and Laughter from riders after their ride
not making these bikes is not going to work for long -