"Simplicity is extremely difficult to achieve. While the apparent straightforwardness of the oval is one of speedway’s key appeals there are a raft of mechanical subtleties on a speedway bike that help achieve the zen like flow of the "
the speedway fundamentals have barely altered in nine decades
A simple frame. Direct drive. Wide bars. Tiny tank.
The fundamentals of a speedway bike have changed as little as the art of the oval itself.
Here are nine bikes from nine decades.
Can you spot the changes?
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