Ever wondered what the stars of MotoGP do to keep fit? Well wonder no more ? they?re all closet roadies!

Understated Stars and Stripes S-Works
Understated Stars and Stripes S-Works

Following John Hopkins? monster 230kph crash at Assen he was unable to compete at his home event, the next round, at Laguna Seca in California. Yet the chaps at Specialized – who are based a few miles down the road in Morgan Hill ? were keen to get ?Hoppa? back on the road to recovery as soon as possible.

Kawasaki?s Team Green
Kawasaki?s Team Green

Specialized presented the Kawasaki factory rider with this special edition S-Works Tarmac SL2, in a typically understated stars and stripes paint job.

Hoppa looking typically under whelmed
Hoppa looking typically under whelmed