As ever, the peerless John Robinson clouted several nails on the head when he tested the newly launched Suzuki Hayabusa at Catalunya with its 1km main drag. He wrote: “When your ambitions are for very high speeds big is bad. The only option is to get neck-deep into aerodynamics and watch the stylists tear their hair out. You can take bets on whether they tear their own or one another’s. Then they get their own back by painting it black. Or brown.