They Called Them Superbikes...

Discussion in 'Racing' started by Nemosengineer, Aug 27, 2009.

  1. wpbarlow

    wpbarlow Long timer Supporter

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    As an aside, Wittner's personal V7 Sport has been for sale by it's owner (a long time friend of Dr. John) in Pa.; at a surprisingly (to me) low price. Might still be for all I know. Here it is at the Martin Moto show last spring

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  2. Foot dragger

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  3. Bigger Al

    Bigger Al Still a stupid tire guy Supporter

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    Team USA did a nice job at PI this year. It's been a long road for them, and all the hard work, time, and cubic dollars have finally paid some dividends. Maybe next year they can get that last little bit.
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  4. wpbarlow

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    Team USA should hire Udo "he had an unlimited budget, and exceeded it" Gietl.
  5. BOOTLACE

    BOOTLACE Bikie Scum. Supporter

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    A lot of it comes down to luck.... mostly of the bad variety.

    There’s a lot of stuff involved in keeping those old jiggers performing at that level. No matter how much $$$ you throw at them, at the end of the day they’re still being expected to to give way more than they were originally designed to give. Stuff WILL break.

    Jed Metcher doing low 36’s... on a FJ1200. Who would have thought?

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  6. Bigger Al

    Bigger Al Still a stupid tire guy Supporter

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    Luck is always a part of racing, more so in vintage racing. :-)

    That bike is gorgeous.
  7. Baya

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  10. Nosotros Racing

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    Two Phillip Island class bikes at Barber Vintage fest 2018.

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  11. olderigetfasteriam

    olderigetfasteriam Long timer

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    Those bikes, wow!
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    What do you do if your Superbike is non-current ? Split it perfectly in half and put it on display.
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    UngaWunga Mosquito bait

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    And WERA and USCRA...
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