Yooperbikemike's 2013 MotoGP Thread

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

  1. Kropotkin

    Kropotkin Big Girl's Blouse

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    Earplugs and medical care. Earplugs to cope with the quantity of whining emanating from the current top riders, and medical care for Marquez as he attempts to become the first person to achieve low earth orbit without the aid of a rocket.
  2. cogitate

    cogitate What Marcellus Wallace Looks Like

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    I thought that was Jorge :lol3
  3. Kropotkin

    Kropotkin Big Girl's Blouse

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    I think Marquez will be going after Lorenzo's record!
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    Pecha72 Long timer

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    Make no mistake Rossi is hungry. Not gonna win on 3 different manufacturers, he wants to go out as a 10-times world champ. Pissed off too because of two wasted years. But Krop is right, Pedro and Jorge will be very, very tough to beat. Still got a feeling Rossi can challenge. But now he's not the golden boy @ Yamaha - I wonder, if their riders start exchanging paint on a regular basis, will the other factory bike then be more factory than the other?
  5. Drif10

    Drif10 Accredited Jackass

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    I envision him tangling with Crutchlow. He's a product if BSB,where they teach a different form of racing. :D
  6. kyns

    kyns Long timer

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    I think next years title battle will be between Rossi and Lorenzo. Both fast, smooth and CONSISTENT.

    Pedrosa has never been consistent, last part of this season was good, but his record on the honda, doesn't qualify an Alien status. He will never win the title. imo. During his time on the honda, both Nicky and stoner were able to win a title, Pedrosas record sucks.

    Marquez, i think might win some races next year or maybe not...might just crash alot... Iannone might take rookie of the year title if Ducati starts improving.
  7. jktpa

    jktpa X-Troller

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    That's not even slow trolling, just let loose the big net!
  8. brents347

    brents347 Trusting my Cape...

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    Yeah, 20+ MotoGP class victories and 25+ poles. His record sucks. Just ask the MULTITUDE of riders with more wins than him during his tenure. What are there, 2?
  9. Drif10

    Drif10 Accredited Jackass

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    Yeah, he can ride. But putting together a winning season? We're still waiting.
  10. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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    Actually, 2012 was a winning season for Dani. It just wasn't a championship season.
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    WSobchak Long timer

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    Never heard anyone question Pedrosa's alien status.
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    advNZer? Long timer

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    Pedrosa is an Alien.He has just disapeared from the others at times.He(or his team) arent as consistent as the others,and he does seem to suffer from tough luck at times.
    Marquez.I really dont know.We will see just how different the motogp bikes are than anything else in the paddock.on one hand i can see him having a season like Lorenzos first,but like lorenzo and Stoner i can see him having some success too.
    As for the whining about hard passes i think the only ones who can judge that are the riders.We can never know what its like being forced off line on one of these beasts.To ride them at the limit makes every turn in point a pinpoint manouvre.I imagine they are a lot less forgiving than a moto2 bike.
  13. Kropotkin

    Kropotkin Big Girl's Blouse

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    Pedrosa won 6 out of the last 8 races. If his team hadn't fucked up, he might have made it 7. Out of 8.

    Yeah, his record sucks.
  14. kyns

    kyns Long timer

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    Yes, i said: end of this season was good.

    His MotoGP record goes back to 2006. :deal
  15. K0m4

    K0m4 Long timer

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    Seems next season has the potential to be the most interesting in a couple of years. J-Lo and Porcellain-Pedrosa are joined by Marquez and Rossi up front. They did not get fast racing Moaner, J-Lo got fast racing Rossi, who's back and hungry, and Pedrosa got fast, meaning champion fast, racing J-Lo last year. Dispersed wins is an accomplishment of course, but it's not a champion. Maybe he learned this previous season what it takes though and will actually challenge next year. And they're you throw Marquez in that mix, who has the potential to inject a hell of a lot more excitement than the one that left, at the risk of the whining starting again from the girlies in the knitting club (but at least the biggest one is gone)..

    Or J-Lo will play things smart again and just kill off the championship before it really started... If only the tests had given any indication of anything..
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    WSobchak Long timer

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    No kidding, lots of ideas, gut feelings, and opinions floating around. It would be nice to have some better idea how they're going to stack up to one another.
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    Kropotkin Big Girl's Blouse

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    How did they get fast racing Rossi, who has been 15+ seconds behind them for the past two years?
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    K0m4 Long timer

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    "they" did not, J-Lo did. Remember there was a time before the last two seasons?
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    Kropotkin Big Girl's Blouse

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    I presume you have measured the differences in race times between the seasons Stoner was on a Ducati and when he was on a Honda?
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    K0m4 Long timer

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    :huh What's that got to do with J-Lo getting to be fast?

    He became champion the year before Moaner moved, saying that he got fast racing him on the Italian Harley as someone called it is not exactly correct (even with the shaped-up second half of that season they had). And the year before that.. well..