Yooperbikemike's 2013 MotoGP Thread

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

  1. Pecha72

    Pecha72 Long timer

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    Redding is in great form this year, but let´s get back on this Marquez thing, once Redding has lifted a couple world titles from the smaller classes.... (and even once spanked the entire Moto2 field after being last into the 1st corner.)

    Also, it is not common for riders to step up to MotoGP, and start fighting for victories and championship straight away. Even if you gave Stoner´s ex-bike to everyone, who arrives in MotoGP, most riders would still struggle at first. Marquez just climbed aboard, and was immediately up there with JLo and DP.
  2. auguzt

    auguzt get on with it

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    In fact that's exactly what happened to Jonathan Rea.:deal
  3. RememberTheFallen

    RememberTheFallen Been here awhile

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    I may be wrong on this but I was thinking that Redding would be a better fit on a GP bike? I keep hearing about him losing out down the straights because of his size. Wouldn't his larger size be a benefit and less of a hindrance with the higher HP bikes? I know MM is tiny and doing good but I figure a bigger guy would be faster on a MotoGP bike vs a Moto2 bike? Apples vs oranges?
  4. 5th-Elefant

    5th-Elefant Long timer

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    We won't know till Redding steps up.

    We do know Smith isn't a rival to MM.
  5. Foot dragger

    Foot dragger singletracker

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    Hayden looked more depressed then ever at his last interview,the Ducatis continue to worsen. Their Moto-Gp bikes are the most expensive and worst advertising yet.
  6. Nostop

    Nostop Adventurer

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    25 sec's behind the winner at the last race ain't bad for a rookie. MM is something special, but Cal has shown what can happen with time to learn, Bradley is gradually getting up to speed, lets not forget the dog of a bike he had the last few seasons.
  7. Jurassic

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    Smith is still recovering from two seasons on the frankly crap Tech3 Moto2 bike (which Danny Kent is now burdened with). Prior to that he was a 125 GP winner and runner up in the 125 championship. He's not a Marquez that's for sure but he is a good rider and will continue to improve imho.
    Redding is potentially quicker in Moto GP though and is still the youngest ever GP winner (15 years old when he won his first 125 race).
    That's my take on the young Brits fwiw (probably not much! :D )
  8. wiseblood

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    :lol3
  9. ErikY.

    ErikY. Here, Now.

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    Honestly I'm happier Stoner's gone at times. Maybe Biaggi and him can start a miserable training school.
  10. wiseblood

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    :lol3 I'd love do see that show. The Motorcycle Odd Couple.
  11. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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    you never know:D
  12. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    I saw that. Now I wonder who the sub will be? :ear

    I am assuming it is for Pramac.
  13. wiseblood

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  14. sprocketjock

    sprocketjock Long timer

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    Lucky kid to have Colin for a dad! Last year at Indy Hayes was giving as many autographs as his dad. It was awesome :D
  15. Silver

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    Hahahahahaha. So true.

    Yeah, those guys seem to get on well. LOL'ed at Rossi's "This F**king B*stard will be fast from the start".
  16. Mr Head

    Mr Head PowerPoint ADV

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    More importantly, where is the Laguna Thread? Waiting until the last minute?
    Double the speculation, twice the fun!

    CE II to podium!:clap


    or at least wheelie down the corkscrew. :lol3
  17. chasbo

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  18. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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  19. bk brkr baker

    bk brkr baker Long timer

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    I has a sad on.
    I'm born ,raised and live in Kentucky. I spend a lot of time about motorcycles.
    I've been riding Ducatis since 1979.
    The one guy that's from Kentucky that won a Moto GP Championship moved to the Ducati Moto GP team and I was happy. I would have been happier with better results , but still, there was always next year. Until now.
    I'll be a fan of #69 for whatever's next.
  20. sprocketjock

    sprocketjock Long timer

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    Now that Nicky is officially out the cynic in me really hopes Ducati make no progress. That'd be a real kick in the teeth for NH.