Ahh, he was good person but it was Italian factory boss and I was not difficult. I was just young and I was absolutely not impressed of him and when we have some contact I tell him I think the engine of the Fantic was to small as thinking that the SWM was the better bike and I was quiet concerned about the bike of Fantic and so and so and it was not really happy things I was telling to him.
He told me many years later that when I go out from this office after this frank meeting with him he appreciated me because it was the first time in his life that someone tell me what they thought. Normally in front of this terrifying person everybody were really scared and gentle and quite and me, I just tell him what I was thinking. During the winter I was not ready to go Fantic and I was not convinced about the bike. After we have discussions and they come to me house and I try the bike and I ask for modification and these modifications were made for me. Finally the bike was not as bad as before and I decide to sign for Fantic one week before Spain.
One week later I win the trial in Spain. From that moment I can ask everything I want from Fantic and they give me everything and they believe in me 150 %.
This …in one week started an incredible story with Fantic. From nothing we had me confident on the bike and the factory with me. I think if I ask for square wheels I think they would make these for me ha ha ha. It's incredible, they really believe in me because I work a lot with them and make these modifications with them. They were quite good modifications and I was winning many many races and they really believe in me.
The management of Fantic were not loving me, this is not the case, but they were really believing in me, trusting in me and they appreciate me a lot. It was quite a special relations and we had good respect for each other and a good relationship. It was a very happy time. He has a really good feeling with me and I have a good feeling with him and he was a strong person and me I was a boy at 20 years old as you know.