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Old 04-10-2014, 10:55 AM   #1861
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CE II just announced that he'll be retiring after this season.
Listening to his interview (the one before his retirement announcement) and how he is having difficulty adapting to the "Yamaha customer bike" plus his lack of speed compared to his teammate- his retirement at the end of this season seemed inevitable.


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Old 04-10-2014, 11:13 AM   #1862
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Perhaps someone mentioned this earlier, but to me, the "Drive" logo on Nicky's bike looks like it's saying "drivel."



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Old 04-10-2014, 01:08 PM   #1863
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Perhaps someone mentioned this earlier, but to me, the "Drive" logo on Nicky's bike looks like it's saying "drivel."



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Old 04-10-2014, 01:26 PM   #1864
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CE II just announced that he'll be retiring after this season.
Love to see him return to SBK.
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Old 04-10-2014, 01:32 PM   #1865
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I'd rather hear him commentate
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Old 04-10-2014, 01:35 PM   #1866
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I'd rather hear him commentate
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Old 04-10-2014, 02:36 PM   #1867
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Scott Russell is a giant douche. Colin is the man, he'd make a great commentator on HBO or some other such network profanity is allowed.
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Old 04-10-2014, 02:46 PM   #1868
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CE II just announced that he'll be retiring after this season.
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Old 04-10-2014, 03:06 PM   #1869
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Old 04-10-2014, 03:20 PM   #1870
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Check out those forks though
Why stop at just the forks?!?

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Old 04-10-2014, 08:45 PM   #1871
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He is very good at that. Fun too.
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Old 04-10-2014, 09:47 PM   #1872
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VR stated today that he doesn't need to wait any longer (6 races) about deciding if he wants to continue. The last race and the preseason was enough to convince him that he wants to continue racing.
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Old 04-11-2014, 05:18 AM   #1873
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whoooop 1hr 45mins to go
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Old 04-11-2014, 05:45 AM   #1874
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VR stated today that he doesn't need to wait any longer (6 races) about deciding if he wants to continue. The last race and the preseason was enough to convince him that he wants to continue racing.
Yep, he was less than 0.3 from Marquez at the finish line (and MAYBE his M1 also went into fuel save mode - he knows best himself, if it did)... but fuel save or not, over the hill old farts can΄t be less than half a second behind Marquez after race distance.
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Old 04-11-2014, 05:46 AM   #1875
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VR stated today that he doesn't need to wait any longer (6 races) about deciding if he wants to continue. The last race and the preseason was enough to convince him that he wants to continue racing.
Nah. He's going to drink beer and shoot guns with Edwards in Texas, and then open a pizza stand.
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