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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1140 on: November 06, 2020, 07:00:01 pm »
KTM has bailed out of MotoGP not long ago because of cost, and yes, it is only the customer that foots this bill.

Which makes me wonder whether new KTM model faults are not engineered into the machine for parts turn-around? :pot:

What year was that?
 

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« Reply #1141 on: November 06, 2020, 08:21:49 pm »
KTM has bailed out of MotoGP not long ago because of cost, and yes, it is only the customer that foots this bill.

Which makes me wonder whether new KTM model faults are not engineered into the machine for parts turn-around? :pot:

What year was that?

If I remember correctly, it was 2006 and they were supposed to supply engines to KR's team.
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1142 on: November 06, 2020, 09:29:51 pm »
So Yamaha is cheating again...............

People automatically think Yamaha's cheat, they are so often in the lead.

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1143 on: November 07, 2020, 02:58:49 pm »
So Yamaha is cheating again...............

People automatically think Yamaha's cheat, they are so often in the lead.

You sound like Forest Trump  :imaposer:
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« Reply #1144 on: November 07, 2020, 03:25:07 pm »
If you read between the lines regarding this new "cheat" fine for Yamaha, what you'll see is a governing body working towards controlling manufacturers to the point that we will have a Boxer cup.

FFS, this is MotoGP, and if Honda or Yamaha is the best engine/chassis developers, let them win until the Europeans can catch up.
 

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« Reply #1145 on: November 07, 2020, 03:45:14 pm »
From what I can see Yamaha used valves from a different supplier , the valves are made to the same measurements and specifications so no performance gains other than improved durability
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« Reply #1146 on: November 07, 2020, 05:05:09 pm »
And of course, MotoGP's paid cryer, Alex marques had a lot to say about the riders not being penalised. ::)

Was it the bikes valves or the riders' valves? :peepwall:
 

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« Reply #1147 on: November 07, 2020, 06:29:22 pm »
And of course, MotoGP's paid cryer, Alex marques had a lot to say about the riders not being penalised. ::)

Was it the bikes valves or the riders' valves? :peepwall:
I guess he blew a valve... errr gasket?
 

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« Reply #1148 on: November 07, 2020, 07:53:08 pm »
And of course, MotoGP's paid cryer, Alex marques had a lot to say about the riders not being penalised. ::)

Was it the bikes valves or the riders' valves? :peepwall:
I guess he blew a valve... errr gasket?

Marques did, yes. Both.
 

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« Reply #1149 on: November 07, 2020, 07:54:35 pm »
From what I can see Yamaha used valves from a different supplier , the valves are made to the same measurements and specifications so no performance gains other than improved durability

"improved durability"  =   advantage surely?
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1150 on: November 07, 2020, 08:37:24 pm »
From what I can see Yamaha used valves from a different supplier , the valves are made to the same measurements and specifications so no performance gains other than improved durability

"improved durability"  =   advantage surely?

It cannot be an advantage if all manufacturers strive for improved durability all the time. They can only penalise on physical dimensions compared to parts on the sample engine Yamaha would have shown

them at the start of season.
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1151 on: November 07, 2020, 08:58:40 pm »
The problem Yamaha saw was that they had valves from two different suppliers and that is not in accordance with the rules. They were trying to rectify that non compliance but failed to notify the authorities for some reason. Kak management. That's the story, who knows.
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« Reply #1152 on: November 07, 2020, 11:45:09 pm »
doesn't @Bear normally have decent insider info?
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« Reply #1153 on: November 08, 2020, 06:43:17 am »
doesn't @Bear normally have decent insider info?

Now that you mention it he has been very quiet lately
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« Reply #1154 on: November 08, 2020, 08:16:57 am »
doesn't @Bear normally have decent insider info?

Now that you mention it he has been very quiet lately

Has he moved to the Kleinbrak area yet?  His informants do not know where that is.
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #1155 on: November 08, 2020, 11:58:50 am »
So, will BB crash before or after his long lap?

If he crashes before, will he have to do his long lap next week?

Just checking before I phone the bookies ....................  :biggrin:
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« Reply #1156 on: November 08, 2020, 12:13:35 pm »
So, will BB crash before or after his long lap?

If he crashes before, will he have to do his long lap next week?

Just checking before I phone the bookies ....................  :biggrin:

Next week yes, but on foot, if he crashes again. :pot:
 

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« Reply #1157 on: November 08, 2020, 04:09:07 pm »
BB 33 was very clever and ensured that he had no fuel pump issue for the long lap penalty.  The way he did it was to swop fuel pumps with Rossi.

What a sterling ride by Binder.
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« Reply #1158 on: November 08, 2020, 04:12:16 pm »
Actually a pretty decent ride by BB33 today. Making up many places after his long lap.

Also, yeah haven't heard from @TheBear in a long time.
 
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« Reply #1159 on: November 08, 2020, 04:25:57 pm »
Suzuki coming in at 1 and 2!!

2020 is really playing one over us all!
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