Yooperbikemike's 2021 MotoGP Thread

Discussion in 'Racing' started by yooperbikemike, Nov 24, 2020.

  1. spezjag

    spezjag Long timer Super Supporter

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    Nobody told me there would be math.
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  2. bingbong

    bingbong Long timer

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    Like killing sheep and drying them in the sun? :D
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  3. Mr Head

    Mr Head Tired

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    Off season activities for me will include a full service of the 990R including as the last thing a fresh set of tires for a big long trip planned next summer, for which we need to figure out timing.
    Along with that figure out the route I might or might not take and alternates for the same ride.
    And ride my pedal bike and try to wear enough of it out so I can justify a new one.

    New Years resolution way early:

    I resolve to ignore any and all off-season testing in Motor racing of any sort.

    And I'm absolutely certain my wife and daughters will come up with some projects to occupy any imagined free time I mistakenly think I have.
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  4. Oscar

    Oscar Acerbic Prick Supporter

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    Live, wet sheep make for uncomfortable seats.
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  5. mtothef

    mtothef perpetually furrowed brow

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    as a cultural alumni of the land of the long white cloud, i approve this message...
  6. Drif10

    Drif10 Accredited Jackass

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    Essentially, 93 dnf'd 6 races, and and he's still kicking the crap out of his teammate. Hope Pol isn't trying to renegotiate his contract right now.
  7. Gone Troppo

    Gone Troppo Somewhat bemused observer

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    That's why MM gets the big bucks...
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  8. DC2wheels

    DC2wheels Castle Anthrax troll Supporter

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    Yeah, looks like 44 is finding that the current HRC bike is NOT the stairway to the podium he thought it was.
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  9. dwenglis

    dwenglis Been here awhile

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    I think Pol and Zarco are in danger for 2023. Too much great talent out there.
  10. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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    the second half of a season is always more telling than the first, it tells you which team and rider advances and adapts the best. Zarco came out hot, and went nowhere while his rookie team mate improved
  11. zerohype

    zerohype Long timer

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    Then there's Krop. Doesn't post such for the exact reason you mentioned in your original reply about too much time.
  12. swimmer

    swimmer armchair asshole

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    Have to also wonder about Nakagami and Alex Marquez. I think it's almost a certainty one of them will be making room for Ogura. I don't see Suzuki keeping both of their current riders either, with Rins the pretty obvious choice of being shown the door.
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  13. appliance57

    appliance57 Long timer Supporter

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    Looks like he hit a sheep. Shame,I like sheep.
  14. DogBoy

    DogBoy Not a Gnarly Adventurer

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    We don't need to hear details about your personal life.
  15. blammo

    blammo Been here awhile

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    So…now that the F1 USGP broke F1 attendance records, how do we think COTA management will view MotoGP's future at their track?

    1. "WOW we just got a huge influx of cash that will easily fund the needed track improvements to keep MotoGP riders happy and the series returning"
    2. "Moto who? We just made a godzillion bucks in a weekend and nobody complained about the track. 4 wheels good, 2 wheels bad"
    3. Some sort of compromise between the two
  16. bingbong

    bingbong Long timer

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    I predict Zarco will be on the podium before the season is out to maintain his usual U shaped results pattern. Oh and I am just waiting for my older brother to get a ride in motogp.. then I can get started… :-)
  17. blammo

    blammo Been here awhile

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    That guy deserves at least ONE more backflip. And so do we.
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  18. bikerfish

    bikerfish flyfishandride

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    yeah, gonna be tough to get them to repave now, hell, they didnt want to do it anyways. Fuck em, bring them back to Indy!!
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  19. MAXVERT

    MAXVERT O.G. on da O.C.

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  20. okiegtrider

    okiegtrider Long timer

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    The amount of fascinating content in this magazine is incredible. Don't even know where to start. A piece in there by Krop, Schwantz interview, Tardozzi interview, big article in there about the physical size of riders, story about Alpinestars race suits, a slew of amazing photos...

    https://ontrackoffroad.com/magazines/otor-216-october-26th/