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Old 09-24-2009, 07:58 AM   #1
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Winner of 8 out of 12 rounds in the 1985 500cc World Championship, the Honda NSR500 won both the Manufacturers' and Riders' Championships.

Ridden by Freddie Spencer, the engine was a liquid-cooled 2-stroke 90-degree V4, the animal of the GP500 world. It weighed in at just over 115kg and produced around 140bhp at the rear wheel. Most riders who thought they could tame it were wrong but Spencer was one of few that could.


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Old 09-24-2009, 08:03 AM   #2
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Old 09-24-2009, 08:04 AM   #3
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Funny to think that the current GP bikes have 200hp, and are more ridable.
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Old 09-24-2009, 08:35 AM   #5
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Old 09-24-2009, 08:42 AM   #6
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Funny to think that the current GP bikes have 200hp, and are more ridable.
4 strokes covered in elctronics and 24 years of development time can make a big difference.

Wait, Spencers bike weighed 115kg (253lbs)?
And it had 140rwhp?
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4 strokes covered in elctronics and 24 years of development time can make a big difference.
Obviously.
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