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Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 41,124
Posted By Dunewar
Yes! I had a ZR-7s for first bike, with the...

Yes!
I had a ZR-7s for first bike, with the plan to keep it only a year and then upgrade. I ended up keeping it for 4 years, upgrading suspension, and to this date it is still the benchmark for any...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 151,322
Posted By Dunewar
That is also my opinion. Either he takes a big...

That is also my opinion. Either he takes a big paycut, or he gets replaced with a young and upcoming talent from moto2. Why would Repsol invest in two title candidates, when they could draw attention...
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,620
Posted By Dunewar
I have a 2003, blue, gen1. Perfect bike for me. I...

I have a 2003, blue, gen1. Perfect bike for me. I am way more comfortable on this than on my gs i had before. And the power is fantastic!

I do need new tyres, right now there is a pr2 in the back...
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,866
Posted By Dunewar
You are forgetting one thing when talking top...

You are forgetting one thing when talking top speed : gearing.

An engine producing HP is one thing, but how is the bike geared up? At what ratio's does it move the back wheel. You can have all the...
Forum: Racing 10-01-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
They would vote for a lotof tracks to return....

They would vote for a lotof tracks to return. They are only seeing the racing aspect, unfortnately the business side is equally important to keep the sport alive. Let's bring back Spa-Francorchamps...
Forum: Racing 09-02-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
Or Lorenzo has shaped the yamaha to suit his...

Or Lorenzo has shaped the yamaha to suit his riding...
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,562
Posted By Dunewar
Ducati execs (gobmeyer) have stated that...

Ducati execs (gobmeyer) have stated that bridgestone could solve their problems in 2 weeks.


Four wheels good, two wheels better
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,562
Posted By Dunewar
I read an interview with (I think) Ron Haslam on...

I read an interview with (I think) Ron Haslam on riding the ELF with hub steering, and he claimed that it had 2 problems :
- ground clearance was compromised by the swingarm, and when the first...
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,523
Posted By Dunewar
Kawasaki Zephyr. Dead cheap, very reliable and...

Kawasaki Zephyr. Dead cheap, very reliable and surprisingly good suspension. You can get them in 500, 750 and 1100 flavor. I don'T know if they were marketed all over the world though.
Forum: Racing 08-25-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
He is sliding all over the place. I love to see...

He is sliding all over the place. I love to see him turn it in with the rear wheel sliding. Somehow, it doesn't hurt his tires that badly?
Forum: Racing 08-25-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
Is it me or is MM's riding style looking like an...

Is it me or is MM's riding style looking like an improved version of Stoner?
Forum: Racing 08-22-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
Haha super comment! Four wheels good, two...

Haha super comment!


Four wheels good, two wheels better
Forum: Racing 08-21-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
What about De Puniet? Hernandez? Heck, half of...

What about De Puniet? Hernandez? Heck, half of the CRT field are binning the bike weekly
Forum: Racing 08-21-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
A twitter comment yesterday showed a nice...

A twitter comment yesterday showed a nice statistic on wins :

Marquez has now 4 motogp career wins, there are only 3 guys on the current grid doing better : Rossi, Lorenzo and Pedrosa.

Even...
Forum: Racing 08-20-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
He surprised me somewhat last year I must say. I...

He surprised me somewhat last year I must say. I was expecting a series of last places and DNF's, but he wasn't doing so bad. This year is a disaster though...
Forum: Racing 08-19-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
I'm not saying he is the Greatest Of All Time...

I'm not saying he is the Greatest Of All Time yet, but I have a sneaking suspicion that in 10 years time he will be. Just my hunch. But I'm a fan, so take my opinion with a bucket of salt.

And...
Forum: Racing 08-19-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
Proofs that dirt track is still a good...

Proofs that dirt track is still a good preparation for MotoGP. As Stoner and Hayden showed before him : being able to control a sliding rear tire is hugely important. Just watch the slomo vids from...
Forum: Racing 08-19-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
Am I alone in thinking we are witnessing the...

Am I alone in thinking we are witnessing the coming of a GOAT ? Given the same length of career, I think Marquez can even give Rossi a run for his money in statistics. First ever this, first ever...
Forum: Racing 08-02-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
Revenue doesn't equal profit. If it took only two...

Revenue doesn't equal profit. If it took only two years to gain back 1.2 billion, that was a golden business deal!

I heard that it was an emotional decision from the man Piech himself, who is a...
Forum: Racing 08-02-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
I completely understand Cal. Staying with the...

I completely understand Cal. Staying with the Tech3 team, he would have stayed where he is now : fighting for a podium at best, and desperately trying to fight an uphill battle with the factory guys....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-25-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 3,310
Views: 1,401,049
Posted By Dunewar
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/07/25/e7emy2ep.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/07/25/e7emy2ep.jpg

Turning 3 next week. This is a rare picture, as she is actually a little afraid of the bike. Her mother's doing...
Forum: Racing 07-20-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
Is anybody as anxious as me to see MM's brother...

Is anybody as anxious as me to see MM's brother Alex arrive in Motogp? He is only 16 now, but according to their father he is faster than Marc at the same age. When they go out doing supermoto, the...
Forum: Racing 07-14-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 19,309
Posted By Dunewar
Dani not fit for racing due to low blood...

Dani not fit for racing due to low blood pressure. Offiial MotoGP announcement.


Four wheels good, two wheels better
Forum: Racing 06-16-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
I wouldn't be surprised if Crutchlow goes back to...

I wouldn't be surprised if Crutchlow goes back to WSB instead of Rossi. If Rossi goes anywhere, it will be automotive rally.


Four wheels good, two wheels better
Forum: Racing 06-04-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
The best way to motogp is via red bull rookies...

The best way to motogp is via red bull rookies and moto3/moto2.

There is an interesting belgian boy with spanish/italian roots coming up that path : Livio Loi. http://motor-racing.tv/livioloi/
...
Forum: Racing 06-04-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
They both earn enough not to worry about money......

They both earn enough not to worry about money...


Four wheels good, two wheels better
Forum: Racing 06-03-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
He actually makes a good point about Jorge's and...

He actually makes a good point about Jorge's and Dani's first races. Jorge took pole and second in his first motogp race? Marquez sure is remarkable, but so are the other two contenders for the WC. ...
Forum: Racing 05-18-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,632
Posted By Dunewar
161 on average is high. How is the breathing?...

161 on average is high. How is the breathing? Still able to talk or are you just holding on? What is you rest heart beat (measured first thing in the morning)?

In any case, a dicters visit as...
Forum: Racing 05-18-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
Is anyone following the practice sessions on le...

Is anyone following the practice sessions on le mans? Hayden up there with crutchlow in fp3!?
The BBC guys were on about a new bike for ducati at Le Mans, let's hope it's for real this time.

...
Forum: Racing 05-07-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
It would make sense if Cal would get Rossi's seat...

It would make sense if Cal would get Rossi's seat at Yamaha next year. Every week after race weekend, both Lorenzo and Rossi are throwing massive complements Cal's way on Twitter, almost preparing...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 88,731
Posted By Dunewar
Are you sure about the mileage? 6700 is awfully...

Are you sure about the mileage? 6700 is awfully low for an 11 year old bike. I bought a 2003 last year with 47k kilometers (about 30k miles) on it, looks and feels brand new!

The leaking forks...
Forum: Racing 04-16-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
Aha I overlooked that! Let's try it out for...

Aha I overlooked that!

Let's try it out for a month. Thanks!
Forum: Racing 04-16-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
Can I also order individual races instead of...

Can I also order individual races instead of buying a season pass? Most of the time I am home to watch it on BBC (excellent coverage btw), but some of the race days I am abroad for business. The...
Forum: Racing 04-12-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
Great video's! If only all riders were this...

Great video's!

If only all riders were this relaxed and open. Allthough open is relative : he clearly splits the riding life and the personal life.

He is very truthfull actually : it seems...
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,118
Posted By Dunewar
I've already bought a 1st gem fz1. Brilliant...

I've already bought a 1st gem fz1. Brilliant bike, and much more suited to my style of riding than the GS. Thread can be closed


Four wheels good, two wheels better
Forum: Racing 02-10-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
This is so right. Four wheels good, two...

This is so right.


Four wheels good, two wheels better
Forum: Racing 02-08-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
Audi didn't buy a race team, they bought a...

Audi didn't buy a race team, they bought a motorcycle brand. And they got a team thrown in for free.
The only reason audi bought ducati is because Piech wanted a motorcycle brand in his portfolio,...
Forum: Racing 02-07-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
Pol Esparago was only 0.4 sec behind Dovi, on a...

Pol Esparago was only 0.4 sec behind Dovi, on a crt!


Four wheels good, two wheels better
Forum: Racing 02-07-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 429,800
Posted By Dunewar
Wow crutchlow! Lapping in between marquez and...

Wow crutchlow! Lapping in between marquez and Rossi on day 3.


Four wheels good, two wheels better
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2,046
Views: 1,147,834
Posted By Dunewar
I see a european trip is considered. I would be...

I see a european trip is considered. I would be very interested in seeing your experience of the old continent. Don't underestimate the cultural differences so close together. You have done thousands...
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