With reference to the sprung-hub Thunderbird on the cover of the August 2020 issue.
I remember back in the late 1950s, when I started racing, I met future Senior TT runner-up Joe Dunphy in the pits at Brands Hatch.
Guess what he was racing?
A sprung hub Thunderbird. I asked Joe what was it like round Paddock bend.
His reply was one word: “Excìting!”
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