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Tetley

December 06, 2014 12:53 PM

MotoGP » 2016 MotoGP ECU to be ‘equal, easy, safe’


Brain: AMA Superbike was head and shoulders the best National series on the planet
What utter ruddy bolleaux ! That's a typical comment from stereotypical American who, like the majority of their compatriots, narrow-mindedly thinks the "planet" ends at the USA coastline. They also don't know how to spell or say "aluminium" and the car which most americans think is the best in the world is considered by the rest of the world to be a gas-guzzling floaty barge that handles like a rhinoceros on a wet clay slope. It is acknowledged world-wide by international riders, international team management and the international media that BSB has for decades been the world's best National Superbike series. Please, know what you're talking about before initiating fingers/keyboard interface.

Tetley

December 06, 2014 9:00 PM
Last Edited 11 days ago

MotoGP » 2016 MotoGP ECU to be ‘equal, easy, safe’


RSMick: Even when the hated Dorna or Octagen ran it? I think the Italian and Japanese might argue with you as well, the Spanish as regards national championship will have a big thing to say about it because that has taken over from the European championship.
It has certainly improved since Palmer's lot took over, but even back in the days of Hizzy, Plater, and Reynolds it was a super series to watch. The Japanese series doesn't seem to generate much international interest whereas BSB is the ultimate aim for many foreign Superbike riders, especially Australians for whom Japan would be nearer home. The Spanish are acknowledged best in the smaller classes, but their Superbikes don't have a high or wide international reputation. But hey, I posted it mainly as a diversion from the tedious monotony of your endless washer-woman bickering with TF2, but it looks like you'll even argue against your own National series. Foiled again , Moriarty.

Tetley

December 06, 2014 9:02 PM
Last Edited 11 days ago

MotoGP » 2016 MotoGP ECU to be ‘equal, easy, safe’


Brain:
Tetley:
Brain:
What utter ruddy bolleaux ! That's a typical comment from stereotypical American who, like the majority of their compatriots, narrow-mindedly thinks the "planet" ends at the USA coastline. They also don't know how to spell or say "aluminium" and the car which most americans think is the best in the world is considered by the rest of the world to be a gas-guzzling floaty barge that handles like a rhinoceros on a wet clay slope. It is acknowledged world-wide by international riders, international team management and the international media that BSB has for decades been the world's best National Superbike series. .
Not sure what you use as a barometer to gauge a series, but mine is talent. if you want to compare talent over the history of theses series, i will be more than happy to .
Nah, as the lack of spectators proves, AMA is boring.

Tetley

December 03, 2014 1:44 PM
Last Edited 12 days ago

MotoGP » MotoGP pay TV 'something we must face'


shamarone: a greedy tv exec who chooses LESS revenue is a somebody I've never met.
Then you've obviously not met any BBC execs. In UK, if you own a TV you pay a licence fee allowing access to all BBC TV channels (incl BBC and all other radio channels) plus all ITV (Independent TeleVision) channels, and all other channels who broadcast as "Freeview". The licence fee goes wholly to the BBC. None of the others gets any part of the Licence fee and they all rely solely on advertising income. The BBC is not allowed to broadcast adverts and is regarded as a public service broadcaster. Their income from licence fees pays for news, sport, soaps, theatre, documentaries, wildlife, farming specifics etc and weather reports including forecasts specifically for shipping and maritime. NONE bring in any revenue, never mind LESS revenue. Sadly, like many of your compatriots, you do not take into account that circumstances differ in other parts of the world. Wise Up or STFU.

Tetley

December 04, 2014 3:55 PM

MotoGP » 2016 MotoGP ECU to be ‘equal, easy, safe’


TF2:
Tetley:
we should ban the non-essential, i.e. the performance aids such as GPS and the technology which recognises the bikes location and makes electronic adjustments without the rider's input. That's one of the reasons why I favour limiting the number of sensors allowed.
Tetley - we are basically on the same page. There is a tipping point where electronics becomes too invasive and autonomous, and then detracts from the skills contest of Racing (& we are well past that). We all know some systems are needed to do basic operations. Its when they displace and replace direct human inputs that it becomes the issue ruining the competition.
We agree on that.

Tetley

December 04, 2014 10:55 AM

MotoGP » 2016 MotoGP ECU to be ‘equal, easy, safe’


TF If the tools are so advanced that they permit consistency and a level of performance that the combatant cannot sustain using his own abilities... then that is not a Sporting Contest.
That's another all-encompassing, sweeping statement which fails under closer scrutiny. Your statement rules out all forms of motorsport, anything wind or solar powered, parachuting, all water sports except naked swimming, and all track and field except barefoot events. Electronics are essential to today's MotoGP bikes and they simply will not run without electronic assistance. However we should ban the non-essential, i.e. the performance aids such as GPS and the technology which recognises the bikes location and makes electronic adjustments without the rider's input. That's one of the reasons why I favour limiting the number of sensors allowed.

Tetley

December 03, 2014 5:07 PM
Last Edited 14 days ago

MotoGP » MotoGP pay TV 'something we must face'


RSMick: Then Mr Tbaggs is an I not a we.
Me and Mrs T are deffo a "we".
Mr Tbaggs Maybe you stick to paying for Eurosport as your happy to do so, and let those who are happy to pay for BTsport or Motogp do so, that is true agreeing to differ.
Agreed. But PTV will decimate viewer numbers
We liked the Eurosport TV coverage provided by Sky. We'd rather watch on a decent TV than huddle around a small laptop.
Technology has moved forward since those days like the way we watch TV, I huddle round a 50" TV watching Motogp from the internet, its been possible since TV's started including RGB ports, never mind,DVI, HDMI, Display port, DLNA, SmartTV or casting, basically around 12 years
So I must also pay to upgrade my system to enjoy PTV? That's even more extra cost ! And surely it's impossible for "I" (you, singular) to huddle ? ( Smiley face ).

Tetley

December 03, 2014 4:50 PM

MotoGP » 2016 MotoGP ECU to be ‘equal, easy, safe’


TF2: like giving keys to a prison to the prisoners, and expecting them to keep themselves locked up! And cut costs? Don't make me laugh.If they want to cut costs, throw out the fuel limit and all the sensors and electronics, and introduce a sensible rev limit .
I agree with most of what you say, but instead of ditching all the sensors I would just limit their numbers, so lean-burn anti-knock motors can continue, ignition and fuel strategies can be optimised, and safety criteria can be preserved. As for rev limits, I wouldn't like that because it's easy to make a rev counter lie, and I like the sounds of the bikes as they are. The part of the article where I am sceptical is "But what made the manufacturers finally agree to the control ECU? Many suspect that the Japanese manufacturers were ultimately outfoxed by a loophole in the Open class regulations and left with little choice". Surely the easy option would have been to just amend the Open rules?

Tetley

December 03, 2014 2:35 PM
Last Edited 14 days ago

MotoGP » MotoGP pay TV 'something we must face'


I am in the UK, if you don't get it on Freeview, Freesat or the internet you are paying for it, you pay for it as part of your Sky package, .
Er- I already said that. Thanks for agreeing. However, Mrs Tbaggs prefers what Sky offers to what BT Sport offers and we don't want to pay for both,
if Eurosport wasn't on there it would be slightly cheaper.
I'd like the option of reducing cost by deleting all except my Sky favourites from my Sky package but I'm looking at facts, not "if's".
Its like saying that GP's are free to BT internet users.
But my Sky package gives more of what me and Mrs Tbaggs likes, while bike racing is all we would want from BT Sport's portfolio.
so the only way to watch was pay by TV or on the Eurosport web-site
We liked the Eurosport TV coverage provided by Sky. We’d rather watch on a decent TV than huddle around a small laptop. Let’s agree to differ.


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