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Jim Moore Ed­i­tor 185mph on a damp French au­toroute aboard a ’Busa. See­ing the late Ron­nie Smith do 200 on a V&M Black­bird was spe­cial; he very nearly didn’t stop… jim.moore@ bauer­me­dia.co.uk Damian Smith Art ed­i­tor I saw 180mph on the speedo of my old Thun­der­ace years ago. It was all le­gal, ob­vi­ously, as I was at Brunt­ingth­orpe. I needed a cig­gie after­wards… damian.smith@ bauer­me­dia.co.uk Mark Gra­ham Pro­duc­tion Ed­i­tor On a Kawasaki H2R last year. Stopped look­ing at the speedo af­ter 160mph, had to con­cen­trate very much on events in front. What a thing that is. psports­bikes@ bauer­me­dia.co.uk Alan See­ley Tech­ni­cal ed­i­tor Over 200mph at Brunt­ingth­orpe on a 400bhp turbo ’Busa. Had to lower the boost to stop the tyre spin­ning at speed. My pants were ru­ined. alan.see­ley@ bauer­me­dia.co.uk

Gary Hurd Tech­ni­cal con­sul­tant

Flat-out on an FZR1000 EXUP on the M1. My wife had locked her­self out so I had to bor­row a bike from work and get there as quick as poss. I ran out of gas on the way back…

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