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Motorcycle News (UK) - - TT 2017 PREVIEW - ROGER SMITH & JU­LIAN BOLAND HONDA RAC­ING CREW CHIEFS

“On a nor­mal short cir­cuit you’ll make ad­just­ments for cer­tain tracks but you don’t move too far. Here you’ve got to pre­pare a bike for 200mph speeds, bumpy sec­tions, smoother sec­tions and vary­ing track tem­per­a­tures. “We’ve got a ma­chine shop back in Louth so we’re ac­tu­ally mak­ing a lot of our own parts in-house. “We’ll make footrests, footrest hang­ers, triple clamps, a quick­re­lease sys­tem for the rear wheel, sub­frames, loads of it is be­spoke to Honda Rac­ing.”

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