Yooperbikemike's 2012 MotoGP Thread

Discussion in 'Racing' started by spezjag, Nov 7, 2011.

  1. Kropotkin

    Kropotkin Big Girl's Blouse

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  2. K0m4

    K0m4 Been here awhile

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  3. Crisis management

    Crisis management Latte riders FTW!

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  4. wbedient

    wbedient MoTard

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    stk0308 Long timer

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    You know, there's this place where English comes from. It's called England. And they have motorsports too. :D
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    DogBoy Not a Gnarly Adventurer

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    None of them thar talk good niether.
  7. wbedient

    wbedient MoTard

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    I think we'd get a lot more coverage if we had the might and money of the US of A interested as well.

    Plus, I can't understand half of what those limey buggers have to say :D
  8. Turkishexpress

    Turkishexpress Groper

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    Never going to happen. We live in a country where NASCAR is king and F1 has minimal following. Motorcycle racing is never going to catch on like it has in other parts of the world. Unfortunate but true.
  9. bluebye

    bluebye Skin it back

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    Only way MotoGP would catch on in America is if they played football with them. Idjits.
  10. protondecay123

    protondecay123 Been here awhile

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    Or if the raced on an oval making only left turns. All those different type turns are too confusing for my countrymen
  11. dirt_bloke

    dirt_bloke No idea

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    Not sure if this has been put up anywhere else. (I only got back from the Island yesterday)

    Here's 51 minutes of Casey Stoner (I'm not sure if it will work outside Australia) Done by Channel 10.

    Interesting stuff after you get past all the sunshine blowing.

    http://www.mcnews.com.au/Video_Of_The_Week/2012/Nov_2.htm

    Thanks Trev for the link.
  12. scottmoto16

    scottmoto16 Scooter Adventurer

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    Thanks for that :clap

    I missed it as well , look forward to watching it tonight.
  13. dirt_bloke

    dirt_bloke No idea

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    Wonder if it anything to do with some Russian named "Nastycough"?
  14. ErikY.

    ErikY. Here, Now.

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    We have that here in NAmerica, it's actually the most exciting racing I've ever seen, but it doesn't sell either. I'm glad we have internet access to MotoGP.
  15. dontlr

    dontlr Banned

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    American TV in general is shit, reality crap overload. I ditched cable TV and get all my racing and the very few shows I watch from the Internet. That way you only watch what you really want and don't fall into the trap of watching to kill time.
    But yes the rest of the world has awesome coverage of motor-sports, well the UK sure as hell does...
  16. Pilbara

    Pilbara In the flow...

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    Ten are in terrible trouble financially and no wonder when you fill 51 minutes up by repeating the same thing over and over again. Maybe Gina, soon to be the worlds richest woman, will sort there mess out eh? Hope she likes motos:evil

    Cheers
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  17. Moronic

    Moronic Long timer

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    Motomatters on the Ant West doping ban.

    Thirty-day ban for traces of a substance that can hype you up a little, or help you lose a little weight.

    If anybody is still wondering why we don't notice a lot of spontaneity and skylarking among the current crop of world championship hopefuls, it could just be that a clue lies right there.

    I imagine this lot would have rubbed out Barry Sheene before he got beyond 125s. (No hard evidence, just a hunch. :wink: )

    You can blame the no-drugs-in-sport crew that the masters of MotoGP have signed up with. Or you can ask how the hell a circus for daredevils got mixed up with the temperance league.

    Yeah I know, it looks clean for the sponsors and all that. And sponsors are hard to come by, apparently. And if it wasn't for sponsors, we wouldn't have multi-million dollar salaries at the top and corner-specific automatic traction control. Damn.

    Anybody know whether they do doping tests at the TT? Are blokes there worried about what might be found in their blood if they bin it? :ear
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    TT rules are very strict. No post-race pints these days.
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    Great interview with the head of HRC.