WSBK » Jonathan Rea commits to Honda for 2012

The Ulsterman has endured a difficult 2011 season, but is committed to returning to the forefront with Honda in 2012.

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David - Unregistered

September 03, 2011 6:13 PM

They must be paying him lorry loads to stay on a bike like that,but then whats the alternative riding for HM plant,no stay where you are and pick up the money

HRC2011 - Unregistered

September 03, 2011 6:22 PM

Best bike in the paddock. Shame he is crashing it so much. Anyone can be fast on it. Special riders can win on it. Champions win championships. Rea is only 1 of the 3.

big phil sp1 - Unregistered

September 03, 2011 6:40 PM

I think HRC2011 has lost the plot. Best bike in the paddock-certainly not and thats on the opinion of those in the know. Shame he crashes it so much-he does this as he is riding the wheels of it to try to be competative. Anyone can be fast on it- what happened to Checa, Xaus, Lowes et al! I think he has shown his talent enough without risking his career staying on this crap bike for next year and should have moved (like Checa) to a team/manufacturer who could provide him with the tools to do the job.

Sick Cylinder - Unregistered

September 03, 2011 7:44 PM

@DBL - There is very little that is new about the 2012 Fireblade - just switchable traction control - this was confirmed by an interview with Hondas European Head of Product Development printed in MCN a month ago.

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