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Everyone seems to miss the point I don't for one micro second believe that Nicky is a better rider than Vale,but I do believe he really tries to punch above his weight and that is the reason a lot of people like he's affable and puts every bit of what talent he has into his racing.
In all fairness Vale didn't I believe it or not picked him as a WC in his first year on 125s and really liked him, but in recent years mostly due to his fans who have eyes for only him and everyone else is an idiot.
As an ardent fan of GP racing since Duke and seen many in my humble opinion over and under rated WCs. Ago comes to mind for many of his WCs he had no competition, even Surtees but he did manage a F1 WC.
Unfortunately between the late 50s and the early 70s the premier class had very little competition, and the standouts were in the 250s.
When one compares Mike the bike against Ago well check out the stats Ago one Hailwood the rest and any who witnessed the 500 Honda like Ducati fast and h