2013 WSBK No-Spoiler Catch-All Thread

Discussion in 'Racing' started by yooperbikemike, Oct 29, 2012.

  1. mdubya

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    Haga is back for Imola.

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    Mike, where is your Imola thread?!?!?!? :deal

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  2. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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    I just stole your pic for the lead post. :D
  3. chasbo

    chasbo Long timer

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    Awesome! I am looking forward to seeing him ride one more time.
  4. mdubya

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    :thumb

    Looks like he is back on the Ephedra weight loss pills.
  5. wpbarlow

    wpbarlow Long timer

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    Anyone have an English language link for the races?
  6. auguzt

    auguzt get on with it

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    At 9 pm gmt Eurosport 2 UK will air again the 2 races (it's more or less 2 hours and half from now).

    HERE british tv listings
    HERE post with links for Eurosport 2 streaming

    EDIT: sorry, only highlights from both races
  7. mdubya

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    Race 1

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    Race 2

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    Still waiting for WSS to be posted.
  8. mdubya

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    WSS

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  9. K2vodka

    K2vodka Been here awhile

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    Thanks for sharing the races! Some of us have this thing called work that gets in the way... way too often.

    Guintoli reminds me of Hayden... consistently on the podium but not winning too many races. We'll see how it ends up in the end.

    Kawasaki may plow serious money in to get this championship. It would be a great feather in their hat.

    A tight series is to our benefit... exciting!
  10. wpbarlow

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    Yes, thanks again.


    What's really curious is that from a US perspective (I'd be interested to know if it's that way with other countries) the bikes that are competitive in the US are nowhere in WSB and vice-versa. Same with Supersport.

    You'd think the light bulb would go off with the organizing bodies to finally normalize the rules between country and world competition. This would provide so many advantages: the manufacturers with better investment/advertising leverage; better, larger, and more diverse grids; better show for the fans; "progression" of riders rising through the ranks; and really answer some talent questions. It would probably encourage more manufacturers to get involved. It's so unfortunate how many manufacturers don't compete in the US :(:

    And all this without any downside.

    And while on the subject- know one AMA/DSB feature that I'd like to see applied to WSB (and all other classes)? Paying a point for pole as well as a point for leading most laps.
  11. misanthropic

    misanthropic Been here awhile

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    Reports are that Guintoli dislocated his shoulder on a bicycle.
  12. mdubya

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  13. Turder

    Turder Throttle engineer

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    BMW drops factory involvment in SBK after this season and focus on customer bikes only = factory will focus on MotoGP.
  14. 5th-Elefant

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    I thought the stated aim was to let them focus on scooters in emerging markets.
  15. wpbarlow

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    I bet there are a lot of MotoGP riders who hope that's true :lol3


    BTW...

    Moscow Race 1 (Race 2 was cancelled)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqWeGpI8gfQ


    A bizarrely entertaining race. Some amazing racecraft on display.
  16. auguzt

    auguzt get on with it

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    Nope. Not a chance.
  17. dwenglis

    dwenglis Been here awhile

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    One less place for Hayden to land.
  18. BOOTLACE

    BOOTLACE Bikie Scum.

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    It's OK mate. We've got room for him here, same as Casey. 220 tonnes, that's a LOT of turnips!










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  19. mdubya

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    Troy Bayliss participated in an Aus SBK test recently and posted second fastest time.

    FX-Superbikes

    1. Glenn Allerton 1m31.0800
    2. Troy Bayliss 1m31.6610
    3. Dustin Goldsmith 1m32.2130
    4. Sean Condon 1m32.9420
    5. Matt Walters 1m33.0340
    6. Craig McMartin 1m33.5350
    7. Russell Holland 1m34.1280
    8. Rick Olson 1m34.1920
    9. Kevin Curtain 1m34.8160
    10. Lachie Thomas 1m34.8860

    http://www.cycleonline.com.au/2013/...t-bayliss-makes-surprise-on-track-appearance/
  20. BOOTLACE

    BOOTLACE Bikie Scum.

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    That's not actually Aus Superbike, but Formula Extreme. The test (or certainly TB's appearance there..) was more to do with the end of season,$ winner take all, 500km Endurance Race. Run under FX rules, and also the race we talked about recently regarding Mat Mladin, who would be teaming up with Allerton on the Beemer.
    TB was testing with long time privateer, and Ducati only rider Craig McMartin.Good mates, should be a good team. Lots of other fast riders will be there, like Brock Parks, Kevin Curtain....and if these guys are involved, who knows who could turn up during the Northern winter?
    Looking forward to it. It'll turn into a 500km full on sprint, for sure!
    Stay tuned.....:wink: