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RSMick

October 10, 2014 3:09 PM
Last Edited 48 days ago

MotoGP » No seamless downshifts for Yamaha


SasquatchBob: One tiny example of that: How many races in the history of the sport have had all riders finishing within 1 lap? ie No riders being lapped. That's become the norm. Which totally undermines the "technology is bad for racing" argument.
Been said many times Bob, and I put it about the Abe debut race, when Yam provided Millar racing with a bike or just their engines they didn't get roasted for being 5 seconds a lap down. The internet was only just getting going and for the only people that followed the sport seriously was print or Euro/Screen sport although BBC/ITV used t show odd races in the 80's. Technology is technology, electrical, mechanical, rubber, fuel, ceramics. And as I have put before, what Dorna inherited: Youtube v=E5r62x46C0E

RSMick

October 09, 2014 7:40 PM
Last Edited 49 days ago

MotoGP » No seamless downshifts for Yamaha


Nice info RoadRace, some people just believe that Honda have a Blofeld type character back at HRC where they are planning world domination of not just the motor industry. The torductor they use as part of closing the loop for torque control, is made by ABB, nothing special, just like a dynamo that sends an analogue signal to the ECU, the mounting however is pretty trick, its what they do with that encoding thats clever. I am not sure Yamaha or Ducati have fitted them yet, they hadn't in 2013.

RSMick

October 09, 2014 10:27 AM
Last Edited 49 days ago

MotoGP » Crutchlow: Motegi hard braking good for me


Okay, so good luck to Cal, maybe the weather in Japan will help this weekend as well. For those who don't like 'flag to flag' they have just asked Rossi of his opinion and he stated that whilst it creates more risk (because electronics can't save you) he thinks it is the best option for the race, they will discuss in the safety commission as with the astroturf, the riders say they don't like the astroturf on the entry but agree it should be there on the exit.

RSMick

October 09, 2014 12:26 PM

MotoGP » Crutchlow: Motegi hard braking good for me


Codger: RSMick....do you have a link. Did Rossi say why he thinks it's the best option ? He has been around long enough to have ridden under several 'wet race' rules so he must have a good reason.
I watched the press conference live ( Iwas working at the same time though) on the Motogp web feed so you need a video pass, the recording is on the site. He said that he understands that it was created to stick to TV schedules and thinks it is the best solution, but obviously more risky than stopping the race, purely because the rider has to decide and may make a mistake. Please god don't go back to the aggregate races.

RSMick

October 09, 2014 9:53 AM
Last Edited 49 days ago

MotoGP » Crutchlow: Motegi hard braking good for me


Can't go away and answer the question? Anybody who disagrees with your blinkered opinion defends it or is 'smoke and mirrors' according to you, I have a massive personal interest, I love the sport and the talent within it, those on and off the bike. 'Wordplay' thats a good one from someone who repeatedly writes 10 post saga's like Citizen Smith about the same old carp and just like Wolfy has no idea of anything about the topic or how its run, either in GP or WSB, you also mention Status Quo too many times, vested interest? GP never has or never will be the way you keep spouting, and only you make a drama out of it (maybe PCXMAC), as said before you clearly don't like it, so maybe heed your own advise. Maybe as I said spend a little more time reading the history, business and technology side that you clearly do not understand.

RSMick

October 09, 2014 9:06 AM
Last Edited 49 days ago

MotoGP » Crutchlow: Motegi hard braking good for me


TalentFan: Launch Control, not rider clutch and throttle control Traction Control not rider brain-wrist-talent throttle management. Seamless gearboxes, with modulated clutch and throttle application. Data solutions strategies for engine braking, not rider clutch feathering and skilled control.
Winds from the east, mist coming in, like something's a brewing, about to begin, can't put me finger on what lies in store, but I feel what's to happen, all happened before! It must be cold and wet under the bridge this time of year! Maybe you should have listened to Troy Corser on Sunday, an actual rider not an analyst! Or even watched the race and practice sessions at Aragon, on board camera's are great. Marvel4.5, educate yourself with all this spare time.

RSMick

October 09, 2014 2:07 PM

MotoGP » Marquez, Rossi, Lorenzo talk MotoGP, F1 safety


Evolution: Whole press conference was Based on safety and i think which is good. At the last they all are human who are risking their life.
About 10 mins of the 30, you can watch it on Motogp.com as I am sure these have. It is edited as well , nicely missing the point Rossi made about real grass. Codger, really you have to watch it because he didn't say he was for it or against it, none of them did.

RSMick

October 08, 2014 5:50 PM
Last Edited 49 days ago

WSBK » Dorna: We need to go to growing markets


nealio: Dorna NEEDS to free access to their product!!!
Sure, thats what FGS did and lost all its TV contracts, you cant sell to networks and then give away for free, where do you think people will watch? Dorna are having a hard enough job selling it to the networks, Flamini's as IMS took all cover off the web-site as they granted Eurosport exclusive rights in the Europe.


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