Cyril Despres leaves KTM

Discussion in 'Australia' started by Peter GG, Mar 13, 2013.

  1. Peter GG

    Peter GG Peter GG

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  2. PBee

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    Yeah, the poor barstid needs some luck.
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  3. oziexplorer

    oziexplorer fugarewe tribe member

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    I wonder how much "bongo" Honda offered him ?!
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  4. nevgriff64

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    He'll be back... :1drink
















    I hope. :cry
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  5. GodSilla

    GodSilla I did that.

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    I predict one Dakar with another make, then back to KTM eating humble pie.
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  6. It'sNotTheBike

    It'sNotTheBike Banned

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    I've only read about this in four other threads already
    on ADVrider.



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  7. nevgriff64

    nevgriff64 ɹǝpun uʍop ɯoɹɟ buıppoɯ Super Moderator

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    :huh
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  8. tHEtREV

    tHEtREV Captain Awesome... tEAM iDIOT.

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    All the other threads I have seen it in are in the Racing sub section, not everyone looks in there, but a lot of people are interested in the news.
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  9. prestonpaul

    prestonpaul What?

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  10. LeglessOne

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    WHAT there's a racing thread?:huh
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  11. MymoJoe

    MymoJoe Ride Ride Ride

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    For Honda to buy Cyril and that experience would be FARKIN HUGE..........


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  12. Errant

    Errant Wandering Aimlessly

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    It's going to be very interesting if Honda are making a serious push into the Dakar event. It can only be a good thing for another major manufacturer to compete with the KTMs in, lets face it, a bit of a second rate comp (meaning it doesn't TV rate as highly as NASCAR / MotoGP / V8 supercars etc)

    Certainly it means if they can build on success, maybe one day a Honda 'rally spec' machine for the average joe might appear. CRF with a 25 litre tank standard... hmm you have my attention Honda-san.



    as far as this:

    Originally Posted by It'sNotTheBike [​IMG]
    I've only read about this in four other threads already
    on ADVrider.

    Christ, don't any of you people ever search before
    you post ? Of course not, that would require thinking.



    First of all don't bring that bullshit here. Normal folk don't google thier every thought before they have a bit of a casual browse through a forum. Personally I only read the Australian forum here because that's what I'm into and the other ones tend to be full of self righteous wankers who think they are more awesomely awesome than every other poster.

    My dear old mom said it's ok to have an opinion, but do I need to google it every time I forment one?
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  13. WILL_S

    WILL_S OUTLAW POSTIE 001

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    Will it buy them a podium:freaky
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  14. Russ

    Russ Let's ride Super Moderator

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    Might be the thing Honda need to get there focus back toward a good adventure bike.
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  15. tHEtREV

    tHEtREV Captain Awesome... tEAM iDIOT.

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    Probably not.

    KTM have a new 450 Rallye bike being developed this year.
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  16. Precis

    Precis Maladroit malcontent

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    Maybe Cyril thinks winning with KTM is too easy and wants a REAL challenge - like getting a Honda across the line..... :lol3
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  17. podge NT

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  18. LeglessOne

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    +1 as long as the bike is reliable I don't think it would matter what he was on.
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  19. OrangeJim

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    Maybe Faria won't have to hang back anymore.:clap
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  20. Lc8grrr

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    +1 I think Ruben cruised into 2nd. I hope they give him the lead ride.. [​IMG]
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