i live just off one of those roads that are 'favoured' by motoring enthusiasts. rice burners, sports cars, v8's, Mcycle. one of the favoured meeting places for Mcycle posted rides in SA is at windy point. 1km from my place. so i am very accustomed to hearing a varity of very loud high performance machinery, screaming up the road. its part of the reason i dont get good sleep here. knowing this background, it takes something special for me, to turn and look at a spectacle anywhere else.....but a few days ago that happened. i was quite a distance from the traffic lights in the north of adelaide. (i live in the south) and i heard a scream from an R1 (too far away to tell) type of bike. the noise was insane. he wasnt interested in changing up any time soon, so it was close to the redline i imagine, when i couldnt resist looking.....he would have been 250 -300 meteres from the lights, by now, and the front wheel was still up and he just lowered it. i dont know how fast an R1 or that type of bike can get up to in 300 meters, but is 150kph in the ball park? a person wont be around very long, if he does 'tricks' like that regularly, but as far as the skill is concerned, i was utterly amazed.