THE NEW YAMAHA RD 350 MIGHT WELL BE TERMED THE BROTHER OF THE GIANT KILLER IF IT WERE COMPARED TO ITS STABLEMATE, THE TR3.
Racing versions of the RD 350 have successfully trounced machines over twice their size in AMA Class C competition for the past several years with such regularity that you know it couldn’t be a mistake.
Honda sheds some new light on open-class sportbikes
Honda has seen the enemy. And it is weight. Cycle World has seen what Honda’s vision has wrought. And it is a dream come true.
Congratulations, it's a Twin
Here's a hypothetical situation for you: Let's say you were to take a modern Superbike, one capable of qualifying about, oh, wheel-to-wheel with the likes of Bubba Shobert's Honda and Jimmy Filice's Yamah, and you entered that bike in Daytona Speedweek's Pro-Twins 50 mile race. And let's say you put a former 500cc world roadracing champion on it. Would that be a fair matchup? Would you expect the bike to have any real competition in the race?
Racetrack magic hits the street.
Winston Churchill may not have known much about motorcycles, but he was a master at motivating people. Once for example, to rally his fellow Englishmen during the early bleak days of World War II, he told them that they could "win the world through sacrifice."