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Forum: Racing 08-26-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,475
Posted By 5th-Elefant
That's how the Brits do it. It's just a plane...

That's how the Brits do it. It's just a plane ride away whatever your nationality.
Forum: Racing 08-25-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
Agostini would get his arse handed to him too....

Agostini would get his arse handed to him too. Hayden was good. Now he's old and broken.
Forum: Racing 08-24-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
Most of the field is better than Hayden. Redding...

Most of the field is better than Hayden. Redding included. He'll be beating Crutchlow regulalry next year too.
Forum: Racing 07-24-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
Looks like Camier has Nicky's bike for the next...

Looks like Camier has Nicky's bike for the next two rounds.
Forum: Racing 07-23-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
And... history doesn't matter. It's now that...

And... history doesn't matter. It's now that counts.

He's running second in the championship. That makes him better than every rider in the world, except for MM.
Forum: Racing 07-23-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
There's a lot of luck involved. Most of the...

There's a lot of luck involved. Most of the recent championships have been won the the rider who didn't injure themselves.

With better luck Danny could have a couple of WCs to his name.
Forum: Racing 07-10-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
Err, not always. Buell... I'd have bought...

Err, not always.

Buell... I'd have bought one in the past, but now? Not a chance. Proving your approach is unbelievably crap doesn't sell bikes.
Forum: Racing 07-09-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
I watched them live. :wink: I still have no...

I watched them live. :wink:

I still have no idea if there were more crashes, or different injury rates, to bikes that are 'easier' to ride.
Forum: Racing 07-08-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
Were the injury rates higher then? I can't...

Were the injury rates higher then? I can't remember one way or another, but safety features usually mean bigger crashes.
Forum: Racing 07-03-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
Unless MM injures himself it won't be Rossi...

Unless MM injures himself it won't be Rossi who'll threaten him, or any of the other aliens. They'll need some new youngsters for that.
Forum: Racing 05-19-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
$$$$$$$

$$$$$$$
Forum: Racing 05-19-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 15,062
Posted By 5th-Elefant
Rossi has been slower than Pedrosa for years. Get...

Rossi has been slower than Pedrosa for years. Get him to swap bikes with Pedrosa and my guess is he'd go slower.
Forum: Racing 05-16-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 15,062
Posted By 5th-Elefant
Except bridgestone have said the soft tyre will...

Except bridgestone have said the soft tyre will go race distance this weekend, even on the ducatis.
Forum: Racing 05-05-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 11,748
Posted By 5th-Elefant
Really? Forget the predator and have a look at...

Really? Forget the predator and have a look at the alien on the Honda. He's not exactly dominating. It's not the bike.
Forum: Racing 05-02-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
I just heard Hodgson saying that was the rumour...

I just heard Hodgson saying that was the rumour on BT Sport. It's confirmed then?

Have they got a replacement or do they just need the parts for Aleix?

EDIT: Corsi to test the bike
Forum: Racing 04-29-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,779
Posted By 5th-Elefant
Maybe they should enter in WSS? Hang on......

Maybe they should enter in WSS?

Hang on... Yates would be 22nd out of 24 is WSS.

21. Nacho Calero ESP CIA Insurance Honda CBR600RR 1m 40.315s
Aaron Yates USA Team Hero EBR 1190RX 1m 41.209s ...
Forum: Racing 04-28-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
It makes no odds what nationality they are. It's...

It makes no odds what nationality they are. It's not a team sport.
Forum: Racing 04-28-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
He steered with the rear, like MM. I bet MM would...

He steered with the rear, like MM. I bet MM would do just fine on the Ducati.
Forum: Racing 04-27-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 13,625
Posted By 5th-Elefant
Lessoned learned in practice...

Lessoned learned in practice...
Forum: Racing 04-25-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,502
Posted By 5th-Elefant
A youngster. Walker is 42.

A youngster. Walker is 42.
Forum: Racing 04-15-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
Put in a good word for Edwards for next year!

Put in a good word for Edwards for next year!
Forum: Racing 04-10-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
I'd rather hear him commentate :1drink

I'd rather hear him commentate :1drink
Forum: Racing 04-09-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
Yeah. If Hayden and Edwards swap bikes they'll...

Yeah. If Hayden and Edwards swap bikes they'll swap positions. 8th & 9th wasn't it?
Forum: Racing 04-09-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
Yeah, just look how well Edwards is going... :evil

Yeah, just look how well Edwards is going... :evil
Forum: Racing 04-09-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
:eek1 You'd need to put all the current...

:eek1

You'd need to put all the current factory riders on his Honda. And give MM a passenger.
Forum: Racing 04-09-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 18,752
Posted By 5th-Elefant
Lots of crashes then?

Lots of crashes then?
Forum: Racing 04-05-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
The tyres don't work. The bike won't stop,...

The tyres don't work. The bike won't stop, corner, accelerate, go fast... We've heard them all already haven't we? :lol3
Forum: Racing 04-05-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
There'll be lots of whining. But it won't be from...

There'll be lots of whining. But it won't be from MM.
Forum: Racing 04-04-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
Stick him on the open Honda for a few laps. :evil

Stick him on the open Honda for a few laps. :evil
Forum: Racing 03-27-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
I think the new generation of riders coming up...

I think the new generation of riders coming up for moto2 in general have upped the game. Give them all works bikes and they'd make the old-guard look very ordinary.
Forum: Racing 03-26-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 19,604
Posted By 5th-Elefant
He's got nothing better to do?

He's got nothing better to do?
Forum: Racing 03-23-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 19,604
Posted By 5th-Elefant
He said (or suggested) he didn't. Said it was a...

He said (or suggested) he didn't. Said it was a technical issue.
Forum: Racing 03-22-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 19,604
Posted By 5th-Elefant
It's not though. Look at the top speeds. The FTR...

It's not though. Look at the top speeds. The FTR is as slow as the open Hondas.
Forum: Racing 03-22-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 19,604
Posted By 5th-Elefant
Wait for the race results before getting too...

Wait for the race results before getting too excited. I suspect normal service will be resumed. There is a danger that some racing may break out though :1drink
Forum: Racing 03-21-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
Here's what Aleix Espargaro had to say... ...

Here's what Aleix Espargaro had to say...

"We know that we'll be fast in qualifying but it's not important, we need to work on the race distance with the hard tyre in the rear. With the hard tyre...
Forum: Racing 03-20-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,037
Posted By 5th-Elefant
Enduro and 24s. Not dh. Maybe dh is closer, but...

Enduro and 24s. Not dh. Maybe dh is closer, but the centre of gravity is radically different and you ride a motorbike off the throttle so I just don't feel any similarity myself. I guess what works...
Forum: Racing 03-19-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,462
Posted By 5th-Elefant
http://cdn05.motorsportretro.com/wp-content/upload...

http://cdn05.motorsportretro.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/Barry-Sheene-500-suzuki-77_WM.jpg
Forum: Racing 03-11-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
I've raced C90s. Bloody funny, but I'll stick to...

I've raced C90s. Bloody funny, but I'll stick to watching motogp.
Forum: Racing 03-09-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,037
Posted By 5th-Elefant
I raced enduro and mtb at the same time for...

I raced enduro and mtb at the same time for years. While the mtb fitness translated I didn't find any cross over on the skills part. But... even the fitness part was just cardio and I find road...
Forum: Racing 03-05-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 328,194
Posted By 5th-Elefant
Fast, cheap, good. Pick two :evil

Fast, cheap, good. Pick two :evil
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