Completely agree. If I was buying a sport bike to use on the street- or on the track and street- it would probably be the Daytona. By not stacking up I was referring to a strict track comparision. And even then we are only talking maybe only a couple seconds different lap time. To a pro racer a big deal. To a weekend track day enthusist it probably shouldn't be a factor.
Suspension seems to have reached its pinnacle, so the only place left is the motor, and component parts.
Since the 2 stroke is dead, I predict all kinds of formula 1 technology will be injected into dirt /street bikes, like ceramic/carbon fiber internal parts, the elimination of the cam shaft, and drive. Lighter frames, wheels, etc. Multi-stage fuel injection systems that sequence the spray at different times on the power stoke, controlling everything from detonation to combustion chamber temp.
This will come at a price, though. Hell, I can barely adjust the valves on my old 350 Honda, much less ones with the evil bucket/shim design. I get tired just thinking about it.
No,not smarter just tired. My E Glide is right for my beat up old body.....I look with envy at my son and nephews on their GSXers and such;If i was 30 years younger id be right with em,but alas Im an old geezer on a geezer glide with a geezer(albeit a good lookin one)on the back(when shes not riding her Buell Blast--shes in much better shape than me).
I was there three times as long as Kerry! And I never blew myself up with an M-79 grenade even though I shot off hundreds more of those than Kerry did. So I should be even more qualified to be Pres., right? By this sort of logic the person most qualified to be president should be William Calley!
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