Originally Posted by swimmer
Disappointing but not surprising I guess. Pretty hard to simulate the forces that go though your body while braking (repetitively) on a motogp bike.
He said that it's actually not braking, but the changes of direction which are killing him. He doesn't have the strength to brake, flick the bike from one side to the other, and feed in the throttle. That fine control is difficult to combine with the physical force required.