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Joeski

December 22, 2014 7:08 PM

MotoGP » ‘Healthy’ MotoGP facing ‘optimistic future’


I guess we can always debate...who gets the better return from all the billions they invest into racing!!! Honda who spend $80,000,000 (hypothetical expense) )on their MGP bikes for a world title? or.... Ducati who spends $40,000,000(hypothetical expense) on their MGP bikes for fifth??? or Aprilia who will spend about half of Ducati's budget for 13th place??? Etc etc etc etc....... This is like being mad at the billionaire who has a bigger, better house than yours!! Kind of dumb really...is it really bigger and better???...YES!!!! he has more money to afford it....that is the reality!!!!!!!!!!!

Joeski

December 22, 2014 6:55 PM

MotoGP » ‘Healthy’ MotoGP facing ‘optimistic future’


"Think on this... Honda & Yamaha do not dominate in any other Motorsport that I can think of. Yet they are untouchable in MotoGP -& you think this is JUST because they build better bikes than anyone else? Give me a break." AHHHH? YES They have more money to do it and they do! PS Yamaha does not partake in any other wheeled sport so...I do like their watercrafts....they spank Suzuki, Kawasaki, Aprilia, Ducati and for many years Honda...so to answer your question...they do build better MotoGP bikes but Honda is a direct competitor and have beaten them many times as well.... these 2 manufacturers are at the top of the pile...I do not believe aforementioned manufacturers are told by Honda and Yamaha how much to spend on their GP bikes!! So they have the most money and they make the best bikes...what is so perplexing??????????????????????????

Joeski

December 22, 2014 1:32 PM

MotoGP » MotoGP Star of the Year vote: 9th


"...cannot wait for 2015, to see what he can offer on a proper bike..." I think Scott wants to wait...because he needs more time on that NEW bike with his team to figure it out before the 2015 race season starts.... I think everyone was a little surprised that he could barely do the same times on the new RCV as he did on the OPEN bike... So I would say lets wait before we talk... because not only is he new, his whole team is taking a step up to MotoGP....IF he was with Gresini on the NEW RCV...I would be less worried and believe they could get it sorted in time with all their experience with the Honda!! I think Scottie will do ok but not the blow out performance we are all touting for 2015 (he will need another year) at least not until about mid to end of season he will come into his own..

Joeski

December 08, 2014 1:47 PM

MotoGP » LAST CHANCE: VOTE for your MotoGP Star of the Year!


It sucks giving the back of field guys a low rating but for star of MotoGP I do not know if they should get a 10.....CERTAINLY the deserve a 10 for effort... Perfect example is Hector Barbera... gets a Ducati and he is a top 10 performer...not sure if he made any points earlier in the year or not but shows he has riding ability certainly beyond the bike he was on...he also made those end results on a TRUE OPEN Ducati (ECU et al)...on a bike he got in the last 5 races or so... no real prior testing etc etc... I know he used to ride a Ducati but the last one he rode (2011 or 2012) and this 2014 model have little in common besides the messed up front end.....

Joeski

December 08, 2014 1:39 PM

MotoGP » LAST CHANCE: VOTE for your MotoGP Star of the Year!


Insidejob: Marc, best of factory riders. Dovi, best Ducati Open factory rider. Pol best satellite. Aleix, best open non-factory. Stefan, best satellite Honda. Andrea, best satellite open Ducati. Scott, best customer Honda open. So 10 points each.
I clicked disagree by accident....anyway fair assessment but how did you rate JL or DP or even some of the back field guys who NEVER had the package to do anymore than they did but rode their butts off!!

Joeski

December 11, 2014 8:42 PM

MotoGP » Ducati GP15 set for Sepang II debut?


NineTimes: One must be as dumb as a bucket of hair not to see the FACT that Honda always has everything in their own favour.
You mean like 2004-2005 and between 2006 and 2011 when they never won a title??? and Yamaha won everything? and Rossi proved them wrong that it was the rider not just the machine? YEAH...I do see what you mean....2004-20012...(if u like u can use 2013 and 2014 as well) and tell me who has the most world titles!!) Yamaha - 6 World titles Honda - 2 World titles Ducati - 1 World title All in favor of HONDA!! and Ducati is the KING!!!!!!!! and those loser Yamahas... I am with you brother!!!!! in the opposite FACT universe!!!

Joeski

December 11, 2014 8:32 PM

MotoGP » Ducati GP15 set for Sepang II debut?


Agreed with Tetley...Ducati need to take the time they need not be pressured into an early release than they are ready for.... RE: Honda write the rules(repsol or HRC...whichever)..." This statement is too funny.... because I would do the same thing...you know! Go 5 years without a title and make sure the competitor Yamaha win all the titles and glory and also have my defected rider win on a competitor machine to prove me wrong....JUST to PROVE that I write the rules in my favor!!!!!! then borrow/pay top dollar for a Ducati rider to HELP ME because I cannot win the title with just ANY OL' Rider!!!! That must be the biggest reverse psychological ploy in history!!! because people on here are 1,000,000% sure Honda writes the rules!! Sensibly it would just be easier to say that as the biggest manufacturer who supports the sport the most in every way...they have some influence or weight but the ultimate decisions lie with all the voting members of the MSMA!!!

Joeski

December 08, 2014 7:33 PM

MotoGP » Nakamoto wants greater usability from 2015 Honda


VKal: the factory/satellite Honda riders didn't complain about this during 2014 season. Why tell us this now? Didn't hear MM complaining... did anyone hear this? MM only complained about the 2015 bike after Valencia test. MM has mentioned on several post race interview that the bike was great/good and hardly blames the bike when he loses. the Yamaha guys say Honda is better and now the Honda (not MM) says Yamaha is more 'ridable'. So all those arguments we had about how 'good and smart' the Honda bike is throughout the year has become invalid.
No one complained about "ridability' of the Honda...that is not what this topic is about... its about "usability" i.e. extracting that last needed tenth or 2 tenths... Nakamoto basically says it is very difficult to extract this if you are not the factory team and it requires a very complicated process whereas the Yamahas can tap into this easier even the Sat bikes...not the same for Sat Honda....

Joeski

December 08, 2014 7:50 PM

MotoGP » Nakamoto wants greater usability from 2015 Honda


The topic also suggest from Nakamoto's view that may explain why Yamahas dominated the top 10... basically 5 Yamahas in the top 10 and Honda and Ducati wrestling/sharing the remaining 5. With Ducati taking most of those once Crutchlow got up to speed at the end of year and only Bradl representing in the lower half of the top 10 for Honda...Bautista started being 11-14th place more often.... The topic is usability ... milking the remaining performance, not how rideable the bike was, both bikes are very ridable but internally it seems (what a surprise!) Nakamoto knows more than we do!! and says the bike is not user friendly like the Yamaha...he did not say it wasn't faster!! or it has a major problem!! all he said was extracting the final tenths is excessively difficult and they need to follow the Yamahas example (admitting that is big). Suggesting that this explains the Yamahas dominance of the top 10!!

Joeski

December 08, 2014 2:24 PM

MotoGP » Catalunya 'most entertaining' MotoGP race


Yearby23: Catalunya or Mugello for me. Maybe Mugello by the tiniest bit as it was the closest winning margin all season.Both those races had fights that were the most intense and went on the longest.
Well it depends on where you put the emphasis... the margin of victory or the number of contestants for that victory? Catalunya had all four fighting together for quite a while and in the end there were three capable of victory, if anyone slipped they would lose their spot as proven by Pedrosa...if that move in Catalunya had moved MM off his line or wide...Rossi could have won!! So while it looked certain that MM may win, many saw Pedro winning and some saw a mistake that could have handed Rossi victory as he was so close to the front...so with many possibilities it made Catalunya most exciting IMHO.


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