The Official 2012 SX thread, may and probably will have spoilers.

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  1. shrineclown

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    The silly stuff is going to be coming on fast now.

    I hope we are going to be heading to the Toronto round this year if all works out well with schedules.

    Is Dungey going to be orange?

    Will the Sheriff ride back into the fray?

    Can Barcia become one of the contenders....will he get the ride to do it?

    Will RV1 repeat?

    Will Erin continue to age very gracefully?

    Did CR22 earn some more fanboy's with his impressive 2011 campaign's?

    Can the young lion Canard stay healthy for a season?

    Who is this Grant guy?

    Will Kamala get his dream date with JLaw in 2012?

    These and many other things will be discussed here!
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  2. zenjen

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    I believe Barcia is going to ride in the 250 class, to defend his SX Lites crown.
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  3. UngaWunga

    UngaWunga Mosquito bait

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    Stewart will come back and win it all. Every single damn race.




    :lol3
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  4. No Degree

    No Degree Where's the decency?

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    I've got my tickets for Toronto 2012. We went last year and had to sit in the nose bleed section. To be honest, those seat weren't that bad as you could see everything. The Rogers Centre is not that big as compared to other venues. Should be another epic season.
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    :huh :rofl:rofl:rofl:poser
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  6. buryurfear14

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    As funny as that is (and it is), If he's been training hard (JS7) and getting his head straight for sx '12. He could very well take the title again. As long as everyone stays healthy it's going to be another GREAT season, especially if barcia or wilson bump up.

    I think Barcia would move up if he got a sweet enough ride. Can't do better than a title in sx and he shined once he got on the 450 for MX. Anything less and he may not get the ride he wants for 2013. Maybe 250 sx and 450 mx full time after?

    I hope Canard takes the sx title, pulled for him last year. Not sure how many more hard hits that femur can take though...

    I don't know, I'm such of fan of all these guys, anyone could win and I'd be happy. I just want them all to be contenders for the entire year so that they can entertain me. :D

    What I REALLY want to know is who Chad Reed is going to wrangle up for his team next year. I'll have to keep my eyes out when I'm in dade city for some pros that are spending a lot of time there, although he trains with quite a few pretty often, if you follow his twitter feed.
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  7. anotherguy

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    Reed will be a contender. Dungey will as well. So will Villipoto. Stewart has been fucking off too long and will his performance will show it. His time is done.

    250s!!! will be an exiting class. Bogle,Durham.Vincent,Decotis,Seely,Swanepole,Musquin as well as Wilson,Bagget,Tickle,Rattray. I'm sure I missed more than a couple.

    Where will Josh Hansen be??? hangin' with JLaw in the parking lot??
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  8. pbarmy

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    Erin aging gracefully,mmmm yeahhh:evil
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  9. Beez

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  11. anotherguy

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    If Reed gets a hold of Barcia after what he did for Wilson the kid will become another RC.
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    buryurfear14 offroad junkie

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    :evil Thank god for Erin Bates. If some monster energy twit was hosting, it would make the races hard to watch. I hate crap commentary, no matter how hot she is. Great anouncer & hot.


    ANYWAY, back to racing. :D #41 CANARD '12 CHAMP!
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  13. zenjen

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    Geico Honda team manager Mike LaRocco said Justin Barcia will be back on a 250.

    Suzuki team manager Mike Webb released a statement that the 450 team will be a one rider team with Brett Metcalfe.

    Source: Cycle News Sept. 13th
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  14. Beez

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    Good fucking luck seeing a Suzuki on the podium next year. :lol3
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  15. brents347

    brents347 Trusting my Cape...

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    Except that Mettcalfe DID have a win and 2 other podiums this year.
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  16. skwidd

    skwidd where does this lead?

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    Without a Red Bull or similar checkbook behind them, they aren't going looking for top $$$ riders.

    It will be interesting to see if Rockstar goes elsewhere.
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  17. shrineclown

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    It's still early yet. Zook has time to organize another rider. With a chain promise to boot.
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  18. nachtflug

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    not quite Jeter leaving the Yankees for Cleveland but a lot of similarities if he goes to KTM.

    hard to imagine Cleveland offering a better contract than the Yanks for one and I don't care if DeCoster rides on the back with him he ain't winning a world series in Cleveland and he ain't winning a title on a KTM.
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  19. zenjen

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    With the right rider (Dungey) they just might.

    FIM World MX1Champion: Tony Cairoli / KTM

    FIM World MX2 Champion: Kenny Roczen / KTM

    KTM also dominates,with the right riders, in Enduro-X, Extreme Enduro, Off-Road, and Dakar.

    Having "The Man", that you have already won titles with, as team leader can't hurt. There are also rumors of a new bike.
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  20. anotherguy

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    KTM wins a lot overseas. I don't understand why not here. They are on the local podium as well.

    And I wouldn't underestimate Metty especially when he has the support the #1 rider gets. He's another Rattray,strong as a bull and in for the long run.
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