Originally Posted by pommie john
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!
...yes I too have witnessed some amazing riding by others on old machines. ...but I'm still amazed that people think that technology plays an insignificant factor...the advances in rubber alone should be enough to convince most people.