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Forum: Racing 04-18-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,251
Posted By Moronic
I was not alleging plagiarism. :lol3

I was not alleging plagiarism. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By Moronic
Thanks for the link. I think I heard some of the...

Thanks for the link. I think I heard some of the original interview rebroadcast in Australia in the early 1980s. It was enjoyable to have the context they added this time around.
Forum: Racing 04-18-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,251
Posted By Moronic
Krop's MotoGP qualifying round-up...

Krop's MotoGP qualifying round-up (https://motomatters.com/analysis/2015/04/19/2015_argentina_motogp_saturday_round_up_.html) has been posted at motomatters, and his conclusions are not far different...
Forum: Racing 04-17-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By Moronic
There's a five-page thread in Road Warriors...

There's a five-page thread in Road Warriors (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1057844).
Forum: Racing 04-15-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 954
Views: 52,331
Posted By Moronic
Great pic! I think she could at least have...

Great pic!

I think she could at least have opened her mouth.

But of course we do not know what suggestions Hamilton had made to her previously. :evil
Forum: Racing 04-15-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 954
Views: 52,331
Posted By Moronic
Mark Hughes on Shanghai

Mark Hughes' report on the race in China is up, here (http://www.motorsportmagazine.com/f1/reports/2015-chinese-gp-report/). Lots of detail and only for F1 tragics. I am sure you will all enjoy it....
Forum: Racing 04-13-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 12,811
Posted By Moronic
It does not usually look quite that radical. But...

It does not usually look quite that radical. But yes, when he's going for it, Marquez can do this sort of thing a few times per lap.

Long time bike writer Matt Oxley wrote a great article about it...
Forum: Racing 04-13-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 12,811
Posted By Moronic
Casey is still going straight. Marquez does it...

Casey is still going straight. Marquez does it different. Link (http://i.imgur.com/g22g3as.jpg).
Forum: Racing 04-13-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 12,811
Posted By Moronic
Rossi started the leg-dragging thing, about six...

Rossi started the leg-dragging thing, about six years ago as stated above.

When lots of riders started doing it, a reporter asked them how it helped. Most said they didn't know, but Rossi had done...
Forum: Racing 04-13-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 12,811
Posted By Moronic
Yes. Which is what will happen next year. ...

Yes. Which is what will happen next year.

Lorenzo is 15 points behind Rossi after two rounds. That can't feel good.

And he came very close to being a further 12-odd behind, as Redding hit...
Forum: Racing 04-05-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 118,716
Posted By Moronic
Yes and Autosport has a very similar piece here...

Yes and Autosport has a very similar piece here (http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/118370) that has some extra quotes from Suppo that make interesting reading.

Among them this one:

"A...
Forum: Racing 04-03-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 954
Views: 52,331
Posted By Moronic
The analysts after Malaysia were saying that the...

The analysts after Malaysia were saying that the Ferrari's ability to look after its tyres in that hot race suggested it might not get enough heat into them at a cold race such as China.

But who...
Forum: Racing 04-03-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 118,716
Posted By Moronic
Well, he can still move his fingers. So it was...

Well, he can still move his fingers. So it was successful.

What they don't know is how successful.

Dr. Angel Villamor:

“The surgery was complicated and aggressive using a microsurgery...
Forum: Racing 04-03-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 118,716
Posted By Moronic
Dani has found somebody who is willing to work on...

Dani has found somebody who is willing to work on his arm (https://motomatters.com/news/2015/04/02/dani_pedrosa_to_have_surgery_for_arm_pum.html).

Again.

Let's hope it's a case of third time...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 2,581
Views: 684,251
Posted By Moronic
^^ Looks fantastic. Which model is it, and how is...

^^ Looks fantastic. Which model is it, and how is it to ride?
Forum: Racing 04-03-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,553
Posted By Moronic
Something tells me there will be a rush for Dovi...

Something tells me there will be a rush for Dovi at the next exchange window.
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By Moronic
Sounds like you have the info you need - and that...

Sounds like you have the info you need - and that you have also found your way to the best online source of Monster assistance (http://www.ducatimonsterforum.org/index.php?topic=70570.0). :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,106
Posted By Moronic
No, your intuition has given you the answer here:...

No, your intuition has given you the answer here: it costs more to make a mistake on a big bike, and in all sorts of ways.

If you fear that ego has taken you out of your depth, perhaps you are...
Forum: Racing 04-01-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 118,716
Posted By Moronic
Surprise move from Pedrosa: link...

Surprise move from Pedrosa: link (https://m.motomatters.com/news/2015/04/01/dani_pedrosa_to_make_shock_moto3_switch_.html).

I don't accept that the reasons are as stated. I think it's more likely...
Forum: Racing 03-31-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 118,716
Posted By Moronic
It's all right, Cal, you can come out now. Your...

It's all right, Cal, you can come out now. Your cover is blown. You had us going though for a few minutes there. :lol3

FWIW, I hope they do put you on Dani's bike for a while. :D
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,251
Posted By Moronic
I did not see it that way. I doubt there was any...

I did not see it that way. I doubt there was any malice intended - but it was a funny post, to me.

From your posts in the thread so far, the Aprilia V4 is possibly the obvious pick: small and...
Forum: Racing 03-30-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 20,296
Posted By Moronic
Yeah, or the other way around. :wink: I know...

Yeah, or the other way around. :wink:

I know it is politically incorrect, but read the signs. He has had surgery and it did not help. The surgeons have advised against more surgery. And yet he...
Forum: Racing 03-30-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 954
Views: 52,331
Posted By Moronic
Okay, Motorsport is now (and probably has been...

Okay, Motorsport is now (and probably has been for some time except I had not noticed) offering online pieces they had reserved for the print magazine a year or so ago but that seem pertinent to...
Forum: Racing 03-30-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 954
Views: 52,331
Posted By Moronic
Mark Hughes's masterly report on Malaysia for...

Mark Hughes's masterly report on Malaysia for Motorsport Magazine is online.

Just to give you an idea of the quality you get over there, I am going to pull through a pic they are running deep in...
Forum: Racing 03-29-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 118,716
Posted By Moronic
Crutchlow!!! :evil:evil:evil:wink::wink::evil

Crutchlow!!! :evil:evil:evil:wink::wink::evil
Forum: Racing 03-29-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 20,296
Posted By Moronic
Am I right in thinking Ducati is still running...

Am I right in thinking Ducati is still running just a normal gearbox with a quickshifter? :ear
Forum: Racing 03-29-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 20,296
Posted By Moronic
That was an amazing race. Marquez did not look...

That was an amazing race. Marquez did not look happy afterwards. And his pass on Bautista ripped Bautista's front brake line off. Since he has form, I imagine an investigation is not out of the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,251
Posted By Moronic
You're not giving us a whole lot to go on ... ...

You're not giving us a whole lot to go on ...

What is driving this experiment with the wildly irrational and extraordinarily unnecessary?
Forum: Racing 03-29-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 954
Views: 52,331
Posted By Moronic
Big day for the sport, in its way. Well,...

Big day for the sport, in its way. Well, certainly for the season.

All of a sudden it is looking like a two-way - or possibly four-way - battle for the driver's title.

And we may yet see more...
Forum: Racing 03-29-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 954
Views: 52,331
Posted By Moronic
Although it is also suddenly fairly clear that...

Although it is also suddenly fairly clear that James Allison has overseen the construction of a magnificent car. :D
Forum: Racing 03-29-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 954
Views: 52,331
Posted By Moronic
Not so sure. Alonso sounded pretty happy after...

Not so sure. Alonso sounded pretty happy after qualifying for a man who got eliminated at the first cut.

He will know how well that Honda power unit worked on the dyno. And so far, he loves the...
Forum: Racing 03-28-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 20,296
Posted By Moronic
The usual insightful pre-race analysis over at...

The usual insightful pre-race analysis over at Motomatters (https://motomatters.com/analysis/2015/03/29/2015_qatar_motogp_saturday_round_up_of_d.html), although the race may be over by the time most...
Forum: Racing 03-26-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 20,296
Posted By Moronic
Dovi "working on race setup" and 0.2 behind...

Dovi "working on race setup" and 0.2 behind Lorenzo. Plenty to come (I hope :lol3).

The Suzuki was on the soft. Deduct a second and it is down near Abraham.
Forum: Racing 03-25-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 20,296
Posted By Moronic
It doesn't seem to make much sense but remember...

It doesn't seem to make much sense but remember they do get extra engines, which means they can develop through the season. They might not be keen to lose that little tidbit just yet.

Anyway if...
Forum: Racing 03-24-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 20,296
Posted By Moronic
No doubt you are right. Nevertheless, the Ducati...

No doubt you are right. Nevertheless, the Ducati has been scary fast in the tests.

Marquez was quoted only a few days ago as saying he knew why Ducati had not used their softer rear tyre at Qatar...
Forum: Racing 03-24-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 20,296
Posted By Moronic
And having now signed up for the video pass and...

And having now signed up for the video pass and seen the pathetically brief scenes of Dovi testing at Qatar, I am going to predict a Dovi win.

Probably I was watching his track-cleaning laps. But...
Forum: Racing 03-23-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 20,296
Posted By Moronic
^^ You forgot Iannone. I've a feeling this could...

^^ You forgot Iannone. I've a feeling this could be he last time. :evil
Forum: Racing 03-22-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 954
Views: 52,331
Posted By Moronic
Not even Newey can fix it ... yep, that is a big...

Not even Newey can fix it ... yep, that is a big part of it. And they pay him a lot of money.

That was behind Horner's comment about the Sauber after Melbourne: it still had last year's wings on...
Forum: Racing 03-21-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 954
Views: 52,331
Posted By Moronic
And what's worse, that scheming Vettel looks like...

And what's worse, that scheming Vettel looks like he will benefit from ratting on them.
Forum: Racing 03-21-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 954
Views: 52,331
Posted By Moronic
The problem for Red Bull is the engine freeze. ...

The problem for Red Bull is the engine freeze.

They can't spend their way to the front.

Sure they have a few development tokens left, but so do Ferrari and Mercedes.

Marko and Horner are...
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