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Album Comments posted by BusyLittleShop

    On 2/2/2019 at 12:34 PM, Fastdruid said:


    Then the more restrictive rules came in and Honda had to start with a production bike rather than a prototype. Hence the RVF750R (RC45) was developed with an all new engine. 




    First the RVF prototype then production RVF750


    Mr.Honda, the consummate engineer, never waived from his dream of
    racing a 4 stroke designed by his employees built solely under the
    roof of his Japanese factory... he petitioned the ruling bodies to
    allow 750cc 4 strokes to compete with the 500cc 2 strokes... so under
    his command HRC designed the RVF750 to be 85% Gp machines for its
    respective period... the Old Man understood that if his plan to fill
    the dwindling Gp grids with his RVF works 4 stroke machines fell short
    he would undoubtable produce one soundly competitive WSBK machine...
    From 1990 on Mick Doohan and Wayne Gardner had a direct input in the
    development of the RVF750 works machines... If you want know what a
    Honda 750 4 stroke Gp racer feels like then the RC45 is for you...


    RC45 and the RVF Works Bike

    On 1/31/2019 at 10:25 AM, Fastdruid said:

    Awesome bikes. 


    Shame that Honda called the RC45 an RVF though rather than keep it as a VFR,



    Mercy not a shame because according to HRC the RC30 engine is a modified street design hence VFR750R whereas the RC45 is a totally fresh designed hence RVF750...



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