No doubt. My only point was the Italian bikes are way dirtier than most other marques (also with wet clutches) on the first change.Bikes with wet clutches always have clutch debris in the oil. Comparing a bikes oil change requirements with a cars is ridiculous.
He was the lead formulator and research chemist for all the Mobil 1 and Jet Oil products. He was the inventor/godfather of those products starting in the late 1970's thru his retirement in the 2000's. I worked in manufacturing during the 90's and was responsible for making all the AN and ester basestocks for those oils.No, I imagine he worked in Research, I worked in Development. I think I was there before him, too.