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July 15, 2014 11:04 AM

MotoGP » Redding 3.5s from Bautista

The article says it all. The sooner he gets a quicker bike the better. 14kmh down on the Factory Hondas is a bit much for him to show what he can do, especially for a rider his size and weight. Very short straight too, so he is well down on acceleration as well. Give him Bradley's bike and Pol would have something to worry about.


July 14, 2014 9:58 PM

MotoGP » Five falls but Smith ‘fast and didn't give up’

Tomco.....I have admiration for their achievements, just couldn't see it transferring to MotoGP. Redding I see as different. He is finishing well in the points every race, except one, very consistent. My belief is that if he had Pol's bike he would be finishing as high, or higher, than Pol. It's a little early to think about the Lowes brothers imo. Good as they might be, I can't see them setting the World on fire either given Scott's bike. I hope you are wrong about Redding.......and I am wrong on the Lowes bros.


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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