Crash.Net User: BambangBikeRider

Comments rating: 126
Position in rating: 791

Show Comments on:

BambangBikeRider

August 24, 2011 7:59 PM
Last Edited 1184 days ago

MotoGP » Rossi: A difficult circuit


IMHO the only mistake Rossi and Burgess made is just their decision to play along with Ducati and keep the CF. It might be caused by two things. 1. They didn't have any previous experience with any CF (come to think of it, nobody has ever truly mastered CF so far), and mistakenly thought that it was just a setting problem rather than a more complex problem. And fine tuning the bike will be much easier and faster than building the bike from scratch. 2. Their over convidence or you may say arrogance that they can turn the Duke into a winning bike, regardless the frame it uses. But hey, with a track record like theirs, who can blame them? I just hope that Ducati will come to their senses and ditch the CF. Maybe build a frame with more or less similar geometry with Yamaha. I think Burgess can easily do that, after all, he's the one who set up Yamaha into the WC winning bike.

BambangBikeRider

August 24, 2011 1:39 AM

MotoGP » Rossi: A difficult circuit


At the risk of stating the obvious, here's what happened: 1. Rossi and Burgess didn't have any experience with CF. Evident by JB's statement regarding 80 seconds fix. 2. Turned out that CF is extremely difficult to fix, or even set up. Halfway to the season and only minors (if at all) improvements. 3. Stoner has the exceptional skill of riding the Duke. I bet you can not name a rider who can ride it. 4. Rossi hasn't lost it. In every race, he still maintain his discipline, effort and spirit. The only thing is missing (should be obvious to anybody) is his speed, which, (again obviously) caused by the bike. When the bike is fixed, I have no doubt that Rossi will be up front with the front runners.

BambangBikeRider

June 10, 2011 1:32 AM

MotoGP » Who's already signed for MotoGP 2012?


@the real Ty46. Don't worry, the admin can see ur email address and delete the post from the later Ty46. It happened to me several times before I register. So please register. Regarding Elias, I still believe that it's just his luck. I remember him doing well (even better than Dovi) pre 09. If he's not good enough for MotoGP while he can dominate Moto2, then I'm worrie if the current crop of Moto2 riders will do the same when they're upgraded.

BambangBikeRider

June 09, 2011 12:36 PM

MotoGP » Rossi heads for first Silverstone race


@A1, John made a very good example by bringing up Ago's name. All we know about Ago is that he holds the winning records that has not been broken by anybody yet. Does anybody know what a tw@t he was? Obviously, numbers are more important than anything. That is what these young generation riders should concentrate in breaking before even to be compared to Ago or Rossi. In the future, people will only see: Rossi 7 WCs Lorenzo 3 or 4 WCs Stoner 3 or 4 WCs

BambangBikeRider

June 06, 2011 2:14 AM

MotoGP » 2011 MotoGP World Championship standings


Some might say the race is boring. But in my opinion, it is a quite close racing. While there's almost no overtaking in the race and Stoner apparent outright dominance, but the top 5 finishers are still within an eye sight. Compare this with 2009 or 2010 races, where the first place finisher were twenty something seconds in front of the 5th or 4th place rider.

BambangBikeRider

June 05, 2011 12:31 AM

MotoGP » Stoner 'annoyed' as pole slips away


He can always make it up at the race start or during the race. Riders do that all the time. This won't hurt his race, what it hurts is only his ego. We know that he really wants to be on top at practices and qualifications so bad, that it looks like he spends most efforts in FP and QP compared to other riders. He's on the best bike this season, and when somebody beat him (albeit on the same bike), it will hurt his ego even more.

BambangBikeRider

June 03, 2011 1:21 PM

MotoGP » Rossi: Why overtaking got harder in MotoGP


Coming from a rider who does most of the overtakings in the races, I'll say it's valid enough to keep other riders who do less overtakings to say otherwise. Technological improvement is inevitable. But sure there're ways to make the sport more enjoyable by, for example, widden the track. So riders can have more racing lines to do the overtakings. It will also give more room for riders to avoid collision with other rider.

BambangBikeRider

May 31, 2011 4:33 AM

MotoGP » Simoncelli summoned to Race Direction


The most noticeable change after the switch to 4-stroke was the missing close fights. It might be because of the heavy bike that can not be maneuvered as easily as it's 2-stroke counterparts. With 4-stroke, you have to flow with the bike and wrestle it as little as possible, while with the 2-stroke, you can flick it in anyway you want it, even in mid corner. I think that particular characteristic is the one that force 4-stroke riders to plan their racing lines more carefully and way further back from the actual corner. And if something unplanned happens mid corner, all they can do is just brace themselves and pray.


Page 5 of 12
« 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11  »

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.

© 1999 - 2014 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.