Yooperbikemike's 2013 MotoGP Thread

Discussion in 'Racing' started by yooperbikemike, Nov 11, 2012.

  1. swimmer

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    Beating DP in the championship by 9 points after DP didn't start 4 races and was barely in condition to ride in another race - so effectively out for nearly a third of the championship.
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  3. Jurassic

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    bxr140 Flame Bait

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    Ha!
    Well played, sir. :D
  5. Lurky-Loo

    Lurky-Loo Been here awhile

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    So we are looking at a very real possibility of all 4 top seats in motogp being held by Spanish riders in 2015. Not good for the series IMO.
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    so Espargaro is Moto2 champion.. I didn´t know that!?
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    Lurky-Loo Been here awhile

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    I find your lack of faith disturbing. /Darth Rossi

    You could bet against it -- the return would be good.
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    Taking the only Tech 3 rider with any sort of success off the bike would be a stupid move, but then again it is MotoGP. Cal has proven himself in my book and is one of the most interesting riders in the class.
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    I like him, but he's best-of-the-rest, a kinda thankless role played previously by other riders, and it doesn't matter if you're 1 second or 20 seconds off the podium if you're consistently off the podium.
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    In 2012 he was very good, certainly would´ve been champion, if Marquez wasn´t there. This year, somehow I think I´m gonna need a little more convincing, that he is now head and shoulders above the rest (as was probably expected).
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    Yamaha just looking for JLo's next teammate and they want to give him a year of understudy before moving to the factory team.
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    I don't think he was (head and shoulders above the rest) and I think Rabat is showing that very clearly. I think that Redding is the fastest rider in Moto 2 on raw speed and talent, his problem is that he's so much bigger than most of the other riders (Rabat is tall as well but Scott's tall and stocky). The playing field has been leveled a little this season with the introduction of a weight limit for bike and rider in Moto 2 so it's no surprise to see Redding, Rabat etc looking more competitive. Some of the smaller, lighter riders who previously had a big advantage have seen the gap narrowed and I think you can see this with Pol's performances.
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    I could go for that. I don't think MV could afford to do it though. :hmmmmm

    I guess I thought Yamaha was already making a 3 cylinder R6? Not yet.
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    the fight happened on thursday night.
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    Well, it was a trial of sorts :lol3
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