Yooperbikemike's 2013 MotoGP Thread

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

  1. RichBeBe

    RichBeBe All Hail Seitan!!!

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    My apologies, I thought you were referring to the energy drink article.
  2. Kropotkin

    Kropotkin Big Girl's Blouse

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    Marquez and Bautista test in Sepang at the end of the year. Dovizioso, Hayden, Iannone and Pirro test at Jerez some time next week. Yamaha aren't testing.
  3. stevie88

    stevie88 That's gotta hurt

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    The miserable season Ben had coupled with Stoners retirement has left me a bit ambivalent about things right now.
  4. HarveyMushman

    HarveyMushman .

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    I was going to say Spies is really starting off '13 in the hole, but when is the new Ducati going to be ready for testing? Maybe he's not missing much. :dunno
  5. Kropotkin

    Kropotkin Big Girl's Blouse

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    New bike ready at Sepang in Feb.
  6. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    It sounds to me like there isn't an all new Ducati. Although, Nicky tested an all new chassis at Valencia with positive results.

    From the riders' comments, I would guess taming/improving the power delivery is the top priority. I wonder if they can do it?

    The rumored announcement that Preziosi would be out at Ducati has not come yet, either.

    :ear

    :lurk
  7. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    Oops, there it is. :thumb

    :D
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    sTE610vE Long timer

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    "You buy a scarf like that and you get a free bowl of soup......it looks good on you though" :wink:
  9. RaY YreKa

    RaY YreKa Palanquins RTW

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    No love for Lorenzo?
  10. ErikY.

    ErikY. Here, Now.

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  11. mike54

    mike54 You don't get me

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    I don't understand that. He's won twice as many championships as Stoner and doesn't say half the stupid crap he does. :dunno

    I always liked Lornezo way better than Stoner.
  12. advNZer?

    advNZer? Long timer

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    It's good we have our favourites don't know who will be my no 1 in 2013 now the angry little Aussie has moved on,no one could light up the. Timing charts quite like him
  13. mike54

    mike54 You don't get me

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    Someone will emerge. Be patient. :D
  14. DogBoy

    DogBoy Not a Gnarly Adventurer

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    Five days and one half-assed test into the 2013 (off)season and we're already on page 12 with 175 posts. Good work team.
  15. DC2wheels

    DC2wheels Castle Anthrax troll

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    We should have some great rumors, predictions, favorites, hates, nationality slurs, GOAT nominations & denials, (special Ducati arguments) and LOTS of other info/drivel posted by the time the Sepang tests happen. :deal

    WTF.....we could hit a couple of hunnerd pages B4 the season starts. :eek1:lol3
  16. cogitate

    cogitate What Marcellus Wallace Looks Like

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    I heard his book is going to be made into a movie. :lol3
  17. spezjag

    spezjag Long timer

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    Feexed for you. Stoner won in '07 and '11, while Lorenzo won in '10 and '12.
  18. DogBoy

    DogBoy Not a Gnarly Adventurer

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    Some people count winning the 250cc Grand Prix World Championship as...uh...winning a world championship.
  19. mike54

    mike54 You don't get me

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    :thumb exactly
  20. DC2wheels

    DC2wheels Castle Anthrax troll

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    Ask Steve Baker about World Championships. But take a few steps back if you talk about KR being the first 'merican world champ.