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Old 12-30-2012, 07:47 AM   #177
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Originally Posted by Shawnee Bill View Post
I really, really want to disagree with this.

But sadly I think it is fairly close to true. I'm hoping he will break out this season.
he's in a pretty special time but ho much longer can it last?

with RV/JS/CR and Dungey capable of winning (assuming they still are) it has to be a really unique era of the sport particularly when you throw in Canard/Barcia. You've got 6 legitimate 450 riders capable of winning. The KTM has another year behind it that should help but Dungey needs to put a stamp on a season other than last man standing.

One thing about the whole "Roger DeCoster is really a big help for him"

I like DeCoster as much as then next guy but this whole "coach" for this kind of competition is a bit over dramatic. Who coached DeCoster? Or Weinert/Hannah/Tony D/Wolsink/Mikkola etc etc. If DeCoster is having an effect it's sad to think where Dungey would be without him. I'm sure it's a nice paycheck for DeCoster but it's not like he's calling plays or dictating strategy during the race.
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