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Dec 13, 2001

Dude, There Is A Difference Between Formula Xtreme And Formula USA

Despite a popular website's continuing assertions that Shawn Higbee rode a GSX-R1000 "Formula Xtreme" bike at Daytona during the recent Dunlop tire tests, Higbee was in fact riding a Formula USA-spec GSX-R750 on DOT-labelled tires.<BR><BR>F-USA rules limit horsepower to 145.<BR><BR>A typical Formula Xtreme bike, which runs on slicks, makes between 165 and 190 horsepower.