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Nick636

June 02, 2014 12:08 PM

MotoGP » Crutchlow 'so sorry' for Bradl


@ 990ccAl Don't forget, Dovi has been on the Ducati a whole season more than Cal... As has Crazy Joe. That makes a difference with a bike that is notoriously difficult. Also, Cal has had a rough start to the season. Bad crash in Texas, brake failures and mechanical failures... Not exactly confidence enspiring... I hope it gets better as I think he really does have what it takes...

Nick636

June 05, 2014 7:57 AM

WSBK » Rea hoping for Sepang MotoGP test advantage


Guys, the only thing slightly dated on the Honda is the engine, which has been beefed up a LITTLE this year. Otherwise, it's running latest spec suspension, HRC, MotoGP derived electronics, and swing arm. The bike needs more grunt, no doubt. But at Imola it proved it is NOT that bad... John McGuiness has proved that newer isn't necessarily better, saying they keep reverting ton2009 setup etc.

Nick636

June 05, 2014 8:02 AM

WSBK » WSBK leader Sykes set for Sepang bow


1MoreRound:
GSiebert:
1MoreRound: Wonder if we'll get another Bazooka vs. Tommy Gun battle on race day? Kind of hoping for it! Though I'm guessing the team is probably telling Loris to calm it down just a bit...
Lets hope not, it looks like Loris is the only rider fast and consistent enough to be a real threat for Syke's championship.
Team Green has it sorted, for sure. Looking around, I see Ducati which is improving but still not %100 "there" all the time, no BMW, you have Honda which is ANCIENT and only making moves at certain times, then Suzuki (see entry for Honda, but to an even lesser degree), and then there is Aprilia... Marco can't make it work (good job sacking Laverty!) and Guinters is not showing massive consistency... perhaps they have lost their edge in power now that they can't slap unlimited motors int he things. So yeah, it's a Kawasaki 1-2. Come the "Evo Era" things could get shook up but for now the Ninj

Nick636

May 28, 2014 11:14 AM

WSBK » Supreme Sykes hails ‘best race’ of career


@ JedPB67 Where did he complain about his team mate? Baz does have a habit of diving in quite scarily, which I am sure the team aren't always happy with, as, if they collide, they'll probably both be taken out of the race. Tom has shown he is more than happy to mix it with his team mate (and anyone else). What I do love, is how two years ago everyone (by that, I mean, all the haters) were on here saying how useless Tom was, what a one-lap-wonder he was, can't make tyres last a whole race, can't pass, once he gets passed he disappears, bla bla bla. NOW, he is the fastest guy as the race moves on, he scythes through the field with relative ease, and his hard braking style, which was so heavily criticised, is what is earning him those (CLEAN) passes. Great show Tom, Loris and Team Green.

Nick636

May 08, 2014 5:10 AM

WSBK » Sykes ‘frustrated’ not to have more wins


I dunno what you guys mean about the beard... I think it's kinda cool... in a.. farmer brown... kinda way... HAHA. He does seem to race harder when he has the facial fungus going. I have to be honest, reinmacre is 100% right. In both red flagged races Tom was catching at a serious rate, so I think Guinters is the one who's been lucky. And as Tom proved at Assen, anyone who thinks he can't pass, make tyres last and can only win from the front is dead wrong... He was way back and basically brushed off anyone around him like nothing. Go Tom!

Nick636

April 23, 2014 6:59 PM

WSBK » Sykes takes WSBK lead to ‘great’ Assen


I am just so happy that things have come together for Tom and the team in general. The guy is showing an incredible amount of maturity and smarts in how he approaches a weekend. The whole weekend in Aragon he was happy to have the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th times... Until qualifying. Then comes race day, andit shows exactly what he was doing in practise. He and Marcel could honestly become one of the great pairings. On another note, Baz is just growing and growing and going from strength to strength. This is the strongest outfit Kawasaki have had.. Possibly EVER?!


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