Originally Posted by spezjag
If you remember how those guys put that bike together, and the fact that Cook Nielson had almost no road racing experience (he had been a drag racer before that), I would have said underdog - that they did as well as they did is a miracle.
The engine was built with help from a lot of Cook's drag racing POCs - not from high tech stuff from Italy.
And it wasn't a Ducati that prompted the comment "We ain't cheatin' enough"
2008 Triumph Sprint ST
2001 Yamaha YZ426F
Motorcycling is not, of itself, inherently dangerous. It is, however, extremely unforgiving of inattention, ignorance, incompetence, or stupidity