Saturday, November 21, 2009

Wayne Gardner rides all the 2009 WSBK bikes, likes the Aprilia RSV4


Wayne Gardner, who won the 1987 500cc motorcycle grand prix racing world title aboard a Honda NSR500, recently rode all the 2009 WSBK machines at the Portimao circuit in Portugal. And which machine did he like the best? No, not the Honda Fireblade, but the Aprilia RSV4! Also, he says the Yamaha R1 probably has the best engine, but doesn't handle all that well, which makes Ben Spies championship win even more impressive. Watch the video for more...

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Do as your namesake says and stay in the garden.

Mike1981 said...

It's been two decades since Gardner stopped racing in the GPs. What he thinks or says about WSBK bikes isn't really relevant anymore. No disrespect to Gardner, but hey, he's old now... :-)

Anonymous said...

The young know everything!

Don't assume age has anything to do with it, with age comes wisdom, you'll find out.

Anonymous said...

Good Ol "Digger" Gardner is a former World Champ and still knows how to ride a bike (be it a GP bike or these WSBK machines) a helluva lot better than ANY of us posting here. You're a complete FOOL if you think Gardner doesn't have the multiple decades of racing knowledge to make comments in the video. Anybody who thinks they're better at making comments than Gardner probably hasn't competed against the likes of Rainey, Schwantz, Doohan, Lawson, Spencer, etc -AND BEAT THEM ALL in his day. He's a VERY well respected rider and thoughtful commentator to say the least.

Labels

2WD AC Schnitzer AJS Akrapovic all-wheel-drive Alpinestars AMG Aprilia Ariel Audi Avinton Bajaj Barry Sheene Benelli Bianchi Bimota BMW Bosch Brammo Brembo Britten BSA Buell Bultaco Cagiva Campagna Can-Am Carver Casey Stoner Caterham Chinese bikes Classics Concept Bike Confederate CRandS Custom-built Dainese Derbi Diesel Ducati Eddie Lawson EICMA 2008 EICMA 2009 EICMA 2012 EICMA 2013 EICMA 2014 EICMA 2015 EICMA 2016 Electric Ferrari Fischer flying machines Freddie Spencer Giacomo Agostini Gilera Harley-Davidson Helmets Henderson Hero Motocorp Hesketh Honda Horex Husqvarna Hybrid Hyosung Ilmor Indian Intermot 2012 Intermot 2014 Intermot 2016 Interviews Isle of Man TT Jawa Jay Leno Jeremy Burgess Kawasaki Kevin Schwantz KTM Lamborghini Lambretta Laverda Lazareth Lotus Mahindra Malaguti Markus Hofmann McLaren Mercedes-Benz Mick Doohan Midual Millepercento Mission Motors Mondial Morbidelli Morgan Moriwaki Moto Guzzi Moto Morini Moto2 Moto3 MotoCzysz MotoGP MotoGP-2007 MotoGP-2008 MotoGP-2009 MotoGP-2010 Motorcycle Design Motus MTT MV Agusta MZ News Nissan Norton NSU Peraves Petronas Peugeot Photography Piaggio Porsche Quad Renard Renault Riding Impressions Roehr Ronax Ronin Rotary Royal Enfield Scooters Segway Shootouts Short Films Skills Specials stunt riding Supercharged Suter Suzuki Toyota Travel trike Triumph Turbo TVS Two-stroke Ural V10 V12 V4 V6 V8 Valentino Rossi Velocette Vespa Victory Vincent Volkswagen Voxan Vyrus Wakan Wayne Gardner Wayne Rainey Wunderlich Yamaha Yoshimura Zagato