Yooperbikemike's 2013 MotoGP Thread

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

  1. Dagofast

    Dagofast Full giggety ahead.

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    Ding. /end of debate.
  2. DougZ73

    DougZ73 Fading off.........

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    Thanks. Did not know it autoplayed.( do not know how to turn it off either). Took out the vid, left the link.
  3. wrk2surf

    wrk2surf on the gas or brakes

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  4. mike54

    mike54 You don't get me

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    Hardly, if there's one thing I've learned about the internet it's that nobody listens to anybody no matter how much sense they make.

    I'm just annoyed with Stoner for quitting when he did. Could you imagine the racing this year with him in there. We could arguably be watching the three greatest riders of all time competing together. It would have been epic. And I'm not using that word lightly.
  5. nachtflug

    nachtflug infidel

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    so where does PJ Jacobsen fit into all this. What series is he riding in? He's from my home town practically and I know he's in Europe racing.

    Also for anyone who cares to respond, I saw a post in this thread about BMW no longer having a team/bike/rider in WSBK.

    Have they totally pulled out? If so when? Why?

    Are independent teams still running the BMW wonder bike?
  6. stk0308

    stk0308 Long timer

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    Welll, he's actually racing in England in British Superbike. Doing pretty good for a rookie.
    Those questions might be better answered in the World Superbike thread.
    http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=837444
    This one is for Casey Stoner hater moaning, and occationally we talk about MotoGP :D
  7. DougZ73

    DougZ73 Fading off.........

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  8. Pantah

    Pantah PJ Fan from Boston

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    I'll help, because you do such a great job on the MX threads and capture such great images. :deal:D

    Couple Weeks ago BMW posted a press release that they are shuttering their World Superbike team after this season, but will continue to support customer teams in the future. It had a bunch of corporatespeak as well, but I couldn't make much sense of it. Something about product lines. Maybe it had something to do with their scooters. Or maybe their version of the GSX-R1000 is not selling and isn't long for this world. Or maybe they are going MotoGP?

    Too bad, actually. They finally got their Superbike going pretty good.
  9. wiseblood

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    Great analysis, but, something can't be more than "100% faster."

    If you did something in 100 seconds, and then you do it in 90 seconds, you are 10% faster. (10 seconds difference / 100 seconds original time = 10% faster.)

    If you did something in 100 seconds, and then you do it in 1 second, you are 99% faster. (99 seconds difference / 100 seconds original time = 99% faster.)


    Old Yamaha shift time: 0.038 seconds
    New Yamaha shift time: 0.016 seconds
    Difference: 0.022 seconds
    Percentage "Faster": .022/.038 = 57.89%

    :deal :freaky
  10. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    There are quite a few here that were/are annoyed by his mere presence.

    I couldn't agree with you more, though. :thumb

    From an SEO perspective, it is a great article title. :deal Fuggin' home run. :D
  11. sprocketjock

    sprocketjock Long timer

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    Thanks for clearing up the math wiseblood. My head was starting to hurt figuring out how it was over 100% faster.:lol3
  12. wiseblood

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    :lol3 :thumb

    It's a great analysis. David has a future in industrial espionage if he wants. :evil

    I don't want to take anything away from his work -- just wanted to clear up the math, which was bothering me. :beer
  13. DogBoy

    DogBoy Not a Gnarly Adventurer

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    Thanks for the extra effort to clear up the math. You gave 110%.
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  15. wiseblood

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  16. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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  17. dsilver1007

    dsilver1007 Been here awhile

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    How do you calculate the "rider with the best feeling for a motorcycle in the world" formula?
  18. Old fart

    Old fart Keen AG100 rider

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    Easy way to prove it would be for Casey to go back to Ducati and show everybody how easy it is? If a Spanish midget and school kid can win on Honda's then it wouldn't prove anything for Casey to go back to Honda :D
  19. stk0308

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    From what I've been seeing from news sources the S1000RR sells quite well, actually.
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    Kropotkin Big Girl's Blouse

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    You talk to a bunch of crew chiefs and listen to what they have to say.