Originally Posted by nachtflug
as much as i hate to say it Barcia might be where to put the smart money on. Reed won me over as a fan but I think it's wishful thinking to expect him to win enough races to take the title. Dungey can't expect all the top riders to crash out every season and hasn't shown the intensity required to win SX races if they don't. If I had to bet money right now injury aside I'd go RV/Barcia or vice versa with the rest of them in a slugfest for 3rd week in week out. Can't imagine at this point Canard can pull it off but it would be fine with me.
Pretty much completely agree with this. For me it is RV with a Dungey/Barcia battle for 2nd in the championship. I don't see Canard making a title run, but he is right there with the Stewarts and Reeds and way ahead of the Short and Alessis of the series..