Yooperbikemike's 2013 MotoGP Thread

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

  1. Silver

    Silver Dirtnewb

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  2. flars

    flars Been here awhile

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    "...And I'm still a believer that good looking bikes tend to be the winners...."
    I believe we have a winner. If they would get a good looking paint job (i.e. more than one color - maybe some black and maybe some, say, kumquat or orange) on the Duk, I think it would be a front runner.
  3. PeteN95

    PeteN95 Long timer

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    Didn't work for Harley in AMA!?! :rofl
  4. BOOTLACE

    BOOTLACE Bikie Scum.

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    Here's a cupla pix from a cupla hours ago....From the Troy Bayliss Classic. Held at Troys home track, The Old Bar, in Taree. He assembled a reasonable field of talent, and they weren't messing around! Racers being racers and all.:evil
    This is where most of our Aussie riders come from, Dirt Track. Stoner included, and I'm kind of surprised he wasn't there, considering he lives just up the road, then again, maybe he was?
    This particular track is an oiled jobby, meaning it has waste oil mixed into the dirt, to hold it together, and eliminate the dust. Gives awesome grip too. However, after a day of constant drizzle, you could imagine it ain't too groovy:huh
    The field included; Bayliss, Randy De Puniet, Broc Parkes, Vermuelen, Jason Crump, Garry McCoy, Josh Waters (Oz SBK Champ & BSB this year), Nick Waters (BSB), Josh Brookes (BSB), Josh Hook ( BSB), Troy Herfoss ( OZ & AMA Supermoto Champ), Damien Cudlin ( World Endurance & German Supers), and so on.
    I would imagine there were some team managers around the world gnashing there're teeth tonight! These guys had bugger all to win, and shitloads to lose. Good on em! They raced hard.:freaky

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  5. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    Awesome, BOOT-y. I have been following TB's promotion for this. Looks like lot's of fun (in the dry any way!).
  6. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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  7. DandyDoug

    DandyDoug Been here awhile

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    Not sure it's all that big a loss for Moto GP, he lost all desire to be there , why should he not move on and let someone who really wants to be there move up.
    His transition to four wheels may be more difficult than he thinks. Many former motorcycle racers have tried and found it to be a tough change.
    Personally i wish him luck and hope he does well , it's about time for a new star there anyway.
  8. Pilbara

    Pilbara In the flow...

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    Bootlaces that would have been nuts! You lucky bugger...
    Cheers
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    PS where are you I'm moving out of Newman and need to drop that mag to ya
  9. BOOTLACE

    BOOTLACE Bikie Scum.

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    Dunno about ' lucky ', bloke! Had to ride 1500 km to get there, for about 5-6 hrs racing, then back home again....

    Damn good ridn but!!! :D


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  10. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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    Why it doesn't suck to be an (ex) MotoGP rider, the latest installment...

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  11. dontlr

    dontlr Banned

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    Gone but not forgotten


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  12. kyns

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    Rossi has bigger boat.:lol3

    Someone parked the boat ON the dock... looks like good times...
  13. DandyDoug

    DandyDoug Been here awhile

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    Not sure where this picture is from , but it looks suspiciously like Harbor Island in Tampa, FL.
  14. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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    Gold Coast Austalia.
    Doesn't look very secluded.
  15. Old fart

    Old fart Keen AG100 rider

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    I got sh!tloads of money and I can leave every light on in the house if I want to :D
    Bootlace, didn't know Old bar was still open used to race there in the early seventies, doesn't look to have changed much.
  16. BOOTLACE

    BOOTLACE Bikie Scum.

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    Same shit, different country...:lol3
  17. brents347

    brents347 Trusting my Cape...

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    That pic is from Laguna 2011. I have this one of Marco from the same race, maybe even the same session/trip through the pits, but in mine his leathers are zipped up higher. He has the same security guy walking with him!

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    And here he is heading from his motorhome to the pit box.


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  18. brents347

    brents347 Trusting my Cape...

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    Since it's off-season, i'll post one more.

    This is Nicky and I, taken with my iphone. He commented on my Rossi hat and Spies sweatshirt, but was still a great sport. The bitch is I was wearing a Nicky T-shirt that he had signed and I had bought from his Dad under the sweatshirt but it was too damn cold!

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    I took similar pictures with Spies, Elias, Edwards, and Bautista but when I asked Rossi he told me he didn't speak english and kept walking! :lol3
  19. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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    At Indy in 2010, Rossi crashed in one of the practices. When He came out of the garage to hop on the scooter with Uccio, I shouted at him; "VALENTINO, WHAT HAPPENED?" Never missing a beat he said "I crash" and sped off. Turned out I got the best interview...
  20. rml

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