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Old 10-26-2008, 03:48 AM   #196
pommie john
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Originally Posted by relayda

...although I can't imagine an ancient bike dusting a new sportbike. Try turning into a corner to scrub speed on an old Norton...I'm sure you will experience the limitations of the featherbed frame.

I was at the Moto GP at Phillip Island a couple of weeks ago.
There were some national level support races, one for superbikes, one for historic bikes ( up to 1980) and at least 7 of the historic bikes posted qualifying times that would have put them on the superbike grid!
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