Originally Posted by Tripped1
The Duc giving up 17kph on the straights is huge, over a kilometer straight (and there are a few of them) you are talking a 0.10 or so, that is 2 full seconds over the course of the race.
Argon, Monza, Siverstone, Assen, Miller, all have very long straights, those are tracks where you can effectively count out the duc, just on high speed.
Maybe Dorna will handicap the 4 cylinder bikes by making them use ape hangers instead of clip ons.
In Russia we have saying, "if it isn't broke, don't fix it". We also say, "if it is broke, don't fix it".