Why 7

  • 7th in my first World Cup race
  • I took 77 in my first 500cc race in Albacete
  • The 7 continents of our planet
  • Born in the 7th region of Catalunya (Spain)
  • 7 days a week
  • The 7 musical notes
  • The 7 Wonders of the World
  • 7 lives has the cat
  • The 7 dwarfs of Snow White
  • The 7 Deadly Sins
  • 7 Chakras
  • The 7 days of creation
  • The 7 dragon balls
  • The 7 samurai (Akira Kurosawa)
  • The magic boots of the 7 leagues"
  • Seven, the movie
  • 7 women (John Ford)
  • Agent 007
  • The Magnificent 7 (John Sturges)
  • 7 years in Tibet
  • The 7 stars of OSA MAYOR
  • The 7 ages of man (Shakespeare)
  • The mystery of the 7 spheres (Agatha Chirstie)
  • The 7 seas of the Earth
  • The 7 colors of the Rainbow

Nothing lasts forever

The achievement of the 2011 World Champion title marked the beginning of the final leg of my path as a professional pilot. After competing for two more years and after 20 years of sports career, the time would come to put the final point. The goal for 2012 was none other than to repeat the … Read more

World Champion!

We all have dreams. We dream with our eyes closed and also with our eyes open, awake. But there comes a time when your dream becomes your goal, your passion, your path. Achieving it means much more than achieving a goal. In 2011 it was fulfilled: Superbike World Champion !. In 2010 my path and … Read more


Illusion and tremendous desire, a good motorcycle, as was the Honda, and an expert team with a great track record like Ten Kate. My relationship with the Superbike World Championship could not start in a better way … or continue worse. My relationship with HRC was good even though the 2007 season had not been … Read more

Red and yellow

From red and yellow towards the change of third. Ducati, Yamaha, Honda, Suzuka … Superbikes! Three seasons with three different motorcycles to end in another that had nothing to do with the previous ones; the Honda of Superbikes. The 8 Hours of Suzuka opened my eyes and redirected my professional career. The Yamaha stage closed … Read more

Times of change

They say that after the storm there is always calm and this happened after being on the verge of death in 98. The change came to the official Yamaha team. But this was not going to be the only novelty in the medium term. The four times of MotoGP were knocking on the door. I … Read more


Accidentally 500 Reaching the maximum category of world motorcycling was my goal since I was clear that I wanted to be a pilot. I did it maybe a little earlier than expected by an accident and another accident was about to get off the bike forever. There are trains that must be climbed when they … Read more

To the quarter of a liter

It all started in Mugello The Mugello circuit is undoubtedly one of the most complicated in the world and there I had to debut in the 250cc World Cup. In the liter room everything happened very quickly. With just one previous test in Calafat on a standard bike, I went to Mugello nervous and wanting … Read more

Spain, Europe… the World

The time has come to take a step forward, to compete with what was then described as Grand Prix bikes. At that time I felt like a pilot and wanted to go as far as possible: to the World Championship, but there was still a long and easy road to travel. The success in the … Read more


GREEN SEMAPHORE! Human imagination often causes that when we look back and remember things with perspective, everything acquires a meaning that, at times, has little to do with the reality of the moment it happened. That’s how mine started with motorcycles; my life; 20 years of competition. There are loves that arise because yes and … Read more