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Old 05-08-2013, 12:36 PM   #2311
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I'm in the UK and recording the programme, I don't mind copying it on to disc a few times and posting them out if someone's really desperate to see it - let me know.
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Old 05-08-2013, 12:58 PM   #2312
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Old 05-08-2013, 01:01 PM   #2313
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Old 05-08-2013, 02:41 PM   #2314
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Because the racing is not good enough? Personally not interested in another manufacture at all. That class does not need half the field out of contention because one engine is superior. I am not saying the series is perfect and I don't know the good/bad cost consequences of another(s) engine supply but if it aint broke.......
No, I love the series and always watch. But my scenario would triple viewers I'd wager. People are attached to brands as well as personalities. I like Honda but it'd be interesting to get other 600cc bikes in there IMO. I know the reasoning for all-Honda ie: keeping costs down, but still.

Why let KTM into MotoIII if otherwise? Same argument could be put forth for that series.
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Old 05-08-2013, 08:18 PM   #2315
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Hi guys!
Im a Brasilian fan of 2 strokes bikes!
Im ever reading but its my very first post here!
Excuse my english...
too hard to get race movies in Brasil so I ask :
does any one have a link to download "The Unrideables"?

Thanks a lot!
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Old 05-09-2013, 01:51 AM   #2316
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No, I love the series and always watch. But my scenario would triple viewers I'd wager. People are attached to brands as well as personalities. I like Honda but it'd be interesting to get other 600cc bikes in there IMO. I know the reasoning for all-Honda ie: keeping costs down, but still.

Why let KTM into MotoIII if otherwise? Same argument could be put forth for that series.
Singles are cheaper and easier to produce. Moto 3 motors are real prototype motor.

In Moto 2, as a fan, I would love to see them with 2 or 3 cylinder motors, just to make the bikes more interesting. The wide Honda inline 4 makes the Moto 2 bikes fat and less beautiful. IMHO.

If the Moto 2 bikes were all based on the Aprilia SXV 550 motor...
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Old 05-09-2013, 06:30 AM   #2317
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If the Moto 2 bikes were all based on the Aprilia SXV 550 motor...
... there'd be fewer finishers at the end of each race!

(speaking as the owner of one of those fine machines)
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Old 05-09-2013, 06:54 AM   #2318
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... there'd be fewer finishers at the end of each race!

(speaking as the owner of one of those fine machines)

yeah. it'd be tough to get 130hp out of a 550cc twin. Reliably.
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Old 05-09-2013, 07:41 AM   #2319
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Coverage in the UK and Ireland is going to be worse from 2014, BTsports have announced that they are going to take over from the BBC and British Eurosport in an exclusive deal to show MotoGP from 2014.
I can't see myself paying 15 pm for MotoGP so its either pay 100 for the Dorna pass or setup another sat dish for a Continental sat feed.
Those stupid pricks at Dorna really know how to mess up a good viewership.
The BBC gets great coverage and the Brit Eurosport commentators are very good. I can't see the audience increasing with PPV.
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Old 05-09-2013, 10:18 AM   #2320
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... there'd be fewer finishers at the end of each race!

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yeah. it'd be tough to get 130hp out of a 550cc twin. Reliably.
But if they were narrower and lighter....
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Old 05-09-2013, 11:07 AM   #2321
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Coverage in the UK and Ireland is going to be worse from 2014, BTsports have announced that they are going to take over from the BBC and British Eurosport in an exclusive deal to show MotoGP from 2014.
I can't see myself paying 15 pm for MotoGP so its either pay 100 for the Dorna pass or setup another sat dish for a Continental sat feed.
Those stupid pricks at Dorna really know how to mess up a good viewership.
The BBC gets great coverage and the Brit Eurosport commentators are very good. I can't see the audience increasing with PPV.
My thoughts exactly. It's obviously a short term cash grabbing measure by DORNA, taking MotoGP off free terrestrial TV can only have one effect, smaller audiences.
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Old 05-09-2013, 01:13 PM   #2322
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My thoughts exactly. It's obviously a short term cash grabbing measure by DORNA, taking MotoGP off free terrestrial TV can only have one effect, smaller audiences.
If I was a sponsor like say Repsol, or Monster, I'd be highly pissed at the reduction of viewership for my company/product.
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Old 05-09-2013, 01:57 PM   #2323
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If I was a sponsor like say Repsol, or Monster, I'd be highly pissed at the reduction of viewership for my company/product.
How much petrol do you think Repsol sells in the UK?
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Old 05-09-2013, 02:21 PM   #2324
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How much petrol do you think Repsol sells in the UK?
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Old 05-09-2013, 02:50 PM   #2325
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For the love of god just get rid of cable and get a motogp.com account. its worth every penny if you are a hardcore fan. I only hope they do the same for WSBK.
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