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October 19, 2011 7:26 AM

MotoGP » Honda to test RC213V on Monday

@some1 I have worked out what the problem are confused about which one is Casey Stoner and which one is Dani Pedrosa. I can understand this and all of the rest of you will to, once you go to Repsol HRC racing site and check out the rider profile funny as.. Repsol cannot tell the difference either... I was sure Stoner was a MotoGP champion in 2007. but no, he came second and what is more he apparently got two 250 and one 125 WC.... ahhhh Repsol you are so funny... and clearly @some1 you have been reading their site.


October 19, 2011 6:56 AM

MotoGP » '800cc king' Stoner: I'll enjoy 1000cc more

Control tires do NOT make for better racing. They are NOT designed for the different, they are designed for the common and I do not believe for the collective. Tires benefit one design well, some designs OK, others will be at an extreme of BAD (that is where Ducati is with the Bstones). I do not think making them run wicked at 3/4 race distance is the solution indeed that sounds just dangerous. Consider 300km blow out aka Barry Sheene. Adding variability with multiple tire suppliers worked for over 50 years. Some tires were better for some tracks and weather conditions and importantly for some bikes. Rules removing Saturday night specials was a first step in the long downward spiral. Ducati Need different tires with different carcass characteristics both back and front as the weight bias is different from the 3 current Japanese manufacturers.


October 19, 2011 6:50 AM

MotoGP » '800cc king' Stoner: I'll enjoy 1000cc more

I do NOT think electronics is the issue at all. I think electronics like any other new idea is perfectly fair and reasonable. Electronics (of which TC is one area) can be selective in each of the specific areas. Some riders use less in the TC wheelspin area, eg Stoner some use more. This is verified by the various crew chiefs et al. And you cannot spin up a tire with heavy TC. So this variability is already there. It is how you use it, fine line between too much and too little and that will change depending upon the bikes design and rider skills. Variability. I would NOT be without electronics as it HAS reduced those wicked high sides (if not eliminated) and there is a evidence this is making its way to production bikes all good. It has also made bikes powerful yet fuel efficient. Tires however are my concern. The evidence tends to show that is what is primarily responsible for Ducati's woes (maybe Preziosi could have altered the to L to a V that is another consideration).


October 18, 2011 12:23 PM

MotoGP » '800cc king' Stoner: I'll enjoy 1000cc more

@LCtanner. I see you again. Wrong again and will you admit this time? Not likely, but ... Riders do not develop bikes. Engineers develop bikes. Riders are akin to guages, they give feedback. Good feedback allows engineers to understand if the directions they are going is ok. Other guages are things like dynos and timekeeping for lap and sector times. Jb said as much at pi this weekend, they are not getting good feedback from the rider. Guage problem. Temp i hope. When paul smart was given the 750 desmo to ride first out, way back when, he was going to tell them how slow it was, and he was going home! But everyone in the team was extatic, because he had broken the lap record by seconds. Dr T, the engineer knew he had gone in the right direction, but the guage, a good rider did not have good feedback to give on this occassion. If Paul Smart had been developing the ducati, not Dr T, there would have been No giant killer Ducati 750 at Imola. Riders tune what they get w


October 17, 2011 7:31 AM

MotoGP » PICS: Valentino Rossi crashes out in Australia

I see a lot of posts about VR moving to honda and back to Yamaha, even on to Suzuki Never going to happen. Honda, my way or highway Yamaha, my way or highway Yes i can see how they would forgive all, not in the picture And suggesting he take non factory eqipment! So he can trundle around in 6th or worse. (dont take the micky pls, yes i know that is all he has now) Stop moaning you lot and get on line and support him to put it together


October 16, 2011 11:46 AM

MotoGP » Australian MotoGP, Phillip Island - Race results

@Brian "Why is Rossi always able to find so much pace on a sunday? Is it that he's not pushing hard enough in practice and qualifying or does it take ducati too long to setup the bike in a way that he likes." I would like the answer to that question too! I note that today Burgess appeared to be critical of Rossi's effort (during intrview during tv coverage). But he was going well in warm up and pushed on in the race only to crash (rejectronnie bautista had nothing to do with it, look at the video pls) But why almost allways faster in the race. Is it an effort thing?


October 15, 2011 1:54 PM

MotoGP » Rossi 'very slow' and 'very sorry', Hayden sixth

@SwissJudge hmmmmm. did I upset you? was not my intent. I did not make things up I just did not agree with one thing you said.. in point "If the Duc had wings in 2007 it would have given Italy world domination..." do not agree. I am not sure I mentioned Stoner or Rossi or any rider per se, and that is your hang up not mine. I was talking about Ducati.. MY TEAM by the way.. long time supporter but not blinded. Bridgestone was DUCATI first in 2007. No one else wanted them and Ducati had gone that way on their own, wanting to be different. Rules changed again and removed the saturday night specials. They took a chance of fuel and electronics to save fuel. It worked. But it NO WAY handled as good at Japan Inc. My point which you missed, is that we need diversity in MotoGP not restrictive rules. ducati cannot compete with Japan Inc if the rules make it a one type racing series (ie reference to Rd400). They do not have the money. but if they chance it and go a different way,


October 15, 2011 1:32 PM

MotoGP » Aoyama to leave MotoGP

Herve P will be pleased anyway. if Ayo does not care any more he may not just outpoint Edwards. that way Herve gets top privateer claims to his sponsor.. ooops Herve you fired that one and kept the Brit. Maybe you should have got Ayo! I have no words for team Gresini. But they clearly like Herve and are helping him out. I get it, they both get to claim top privateer!

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