Yooperbikemike's 2013 MotoGP Thread

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

  1. WSobchak

    WSobchak MoTard

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    Has anybody hear how Spies shoulder is doing?

    I'm hoping that is slowing him down some... not just the turd he is riding.
  2. Skowinski

    Skowinski Eukaryote

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    So, is MM looking more and more like the real deal, or is this still "just testing"?


  3. Codewheeney

    Codewheeney Hoopy Frood

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  4. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    He is the real deal.

    Everyone says he is smooth, fast as hell, and consistent.
  5. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    Someone at the test said Ben is looking good and riding the Duc hard.

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  6. Pecha72

    Pecha72 Long timer

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    He's a phenomenal talent. Actually I wonder, where those people are, who said he's a cheater and all that, just last year.. :lol3

    Pedrosa probably knows he's gotta finally get that title this year, once MM learns all the tricks he'll be unstoppable. Looks like he just might be a candidate already.
  7. Lurky-Loo

    Lurky-Loo Been here awhile

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    I forget which Spanish site did an analysis of Marquez's test performance compared to Pedrosa and Lorenzo. On paper, Marquez was marginally better than Pedrosa, who was marginally better than Lorenzo, and we know who has more championships between Lorenzo and Pedrosa.

    Marquez is showing he's capable of fighting for podiums and maybe wins. More than that, over the course of a 45-minute race and an 18 round season vs. Pedrosa, Lorenzo and Rossi, is impossible to predict.

    Googling 'ben spies "real deal"' gets around 100,000 hits. A real deal is 20-20 hindsight.
  8. Parx400

    Parx400 Long timer

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    He is way behind in days testing so I assume his bike is not all set up the way he wants it plus his shoulder and conditioning are prob not 100% yet.
  9. UngaWunga

    UngaWunga Mosquito bait

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    wonder if the ducati has changed, so that even Stoner couldn't override it to victory these days. As in, there's no hope for it, no matter how much you adapt your style to push it.
  10. ErikY.

    ErikY. Here, Now.

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  11. Osmin C

    Osmin C Been here awhile

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    This doesnt seem like much of a stretch considering two world champs havent been able to produce much, as far as good results, over the last couple of years.
  12. DogBoy

    DogBoy Not a Gnarly Adventurer

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    Ducati hasn't won since the last time Berlusconi was in charge so maybe the recent Italian election results are a good sign for the red team. Makes as much sense as any other theory. :rofl
  13. Clem Kevin

    Clem Kevin Nude With Boots

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    Is he back in office? Holy Shit, Italians are retarded.
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    BOOTLACE Bikie Scum.

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    They're not actually. They do have a different culture to you guys tho....
    Maybe you should go on over, and immerse yourself in it.
  15. ErikY.

    ErikY. Here, Now.

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  16. chasbo

    chasbo Long timer

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    I don't know about Italians, but I do remember DC re-electing Marion Barry after his scandal.

    Politicians and scandal go hand in hand it seems to me. Plus, you really can't judge another culture unless you have grown up in it.
  17. Motorcyclist

    Motorcyclist Drag a Bag!

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    Mr. Lorenzo, tear down this wall :gerg
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    Kropotkin Big Girl's Blouse

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  19. Mr. Ray

    Mr. Ray Chemically Enhanced

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    Now THAT is a retarded person. I'm sure we can all agree.

    Now lets try to talk racing ladies and gents.
  20. Kropotkin

    Kropotkin Big Girl's Blouse

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    Agreed. On both counts.