Yamaha's Humanoid Robot Motorcyclist

IEEE Spectrum Reports here--

Announced at the recent Tokyo Motor Show, this robot cyclist will eventually be driving a bike at 200 km/h on unmodified race tracks.  More information from a report by Forbesindicates that this humanoid robot will drive Yamaha's flagship YZF-R motorcycle with the declared intention of beating 9-time MotoGP winner Valentino Rossi, who rode this bike to victory. The humanoid has been heard addressing Rossi in a video: "I am Motobot... I was created to surpass you."  More