"I was flying along the main straight now, almost flat-out. A light twin-engine aircraft, hidden from me by the slight uphill climb of the track for the first half of the main straight, was coming in to attempt a landing. We were about 100ft apart and closing on each other at a combined speed of perhaps as much as 300mph..." A Motorcycle Development Test Rider, Julian Amos has ridden over a million miles on motorbikes across 27 countries. He is the first person to identify what needs to be fixed on a machine long before a customer rides it out of the showroom. Julian also writes for motorcycle magazines in the UK, Australia and Portugal. In the 80s he was a member of several bands. Test Rider tells his unique story.