Doin' the Jive - MotoGP hand gestures explained

Paul Taylor
By Paul Taylor
platinum_paul ex-BikeSocial Production Editor turned freelancer. Worked in bike industry for 15 years, gets fatter and slower every year. Unhealthy obsession with Honda C90s, top boxes and small bikes.

MotoGP is full of the best engineers, technology and, of course, riders to analyse and disseminate all the information required to find those crucial fractions of a second.

But sometimes words are not enough to explain the feeling of the bike. That's when riders resort to... The Hand Jive!

Watch some of Alpinestars athletes including Marz Marquez, Jorge Lorenzo and Cal Crutchlow explain just what those hand waves mean. And no, we don't mean that hand wave, Cal...

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