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Codger

July 16, 2014 11:54 AM

MotoGP » Marquez, Pedrosa make debut on 2015 Honda


Sorry Crash.....off topic. Bad, bad news for anyone who doesn't rate Rossi, he might continue riding until he is 40yrs old !! There is an illuminating article over on GPOne that should satisfy both sides. Back to Marc.....What else can be said about this kid, he seems to have it all. I haven't spotted a fault yet, either in his riding, his approach to the job, his maturity or anything else. Let's hope he is in MotoGP for a long time to come (at least until he is 40 :) )

Codger

July 15, 2014 12:37 PM

MotoGP » German MotoGP - Race Results


I would hold off on the anti-Rossi comments until Jorge beats him every week. Rossi has had 3 bad results now, a couple were not his own fault, and is giving the second Honda a run for it's money. The Rossi of the past is still there (I don't mean the Ducati one :) ) and when the bike is how he wants it, and he has a sniff of a win, Marc will find out what the old Rossi riding is all about. I'm fully aware that day may never come but, at the moment, the 'cautious' rider is good enough for a strong 3rd place in the Championship.

Codger

July 16, 2014 8:06 AM

MotoGP » Marquez: Strategy was to copy Dani and Valentino


Brian.....I've already explained why. Can we agree to differ ? You are basing your opinion on Casey's 2 good years, while I base my opinion on his 4 not so good years. An unbiased opinion shows that some days he was the fastest on the track, other days he wasn't. The same could be said for all the top four. Stoner says that he retired because he no longer enjoyed racing, and didn't like the way that MotoGP was going. Fair enough, although it could be said that he called it a day because he didn't get the credit that his skills deserved (he didn't). It could also be said that he was 'burnt out'. He should not come back because he would not win, and I don't want to see his career tarnished.

Codger

July 15, 2014 11:19 AM

MotoGP » Marquez: Strategy was to copy Dani and Valentino


I still say that Stoner's Honda Title was better. Us punters, the media, and probably Ducati had written Casey off at the time he jumped off of the Ducati. None, of us, including his fans, really understood what a dog that bike had become and Casey shot himself in the foot by sticking with them so long. He, himself was pretty low in spirit and yet he picked himself up and came out all guns blazing on the Honda and won the Title riding one handed ( the other one was holding two fingers up to all his detractors.) Say what you like about the 2007 bike, it suited Stoner otherwise he couldn't have won so many races on it. (the acceleration down the straights aided him in that). However the Honda wins were all down to him, the bike wasn't as superior to the others as perhaps they are now.


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