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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #60 on: January 30, 2020, 09:33:31 am »
That's funny  :imaposer: :imaposer:

 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #61 on: January 30, 2020, 10:16:09 am »
He does have a way with words.  ;D
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #62 on: January 30, 2020, 01:13:48 pm »
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #63 on: January 30, 2020, 01:30:04 pm »
And Jorge is also back...................

https://www.crash.net/motogp/news/935617/1/lorenzo-returns-yamaha-motogp-test-rider

Very chuffed  he is back with Yamaha - all that talent, experience and skills will no doubt serve them well in the continuous development of the M1.
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #64 on: January 30, 2020, 02:44:40 pm »
And Jorge is also back...................

https://www.crash.net/motogp/news/935617/1/lorenzo-returns-yamaha-motogp-test-rider

Very chuffed  he is back with Yamaha - all that talent, experience and skills will no doubt serve them well in the continuous development of the M1.

As long as they listen to this [Rossi: “Sure. No problem. I prefer to have Morbidelli as a team-mate. He is a good boy. Oh, and tell George to make sure he doesn’t fuck about with the testing too much. He knows what I like.”
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #65 on: January 30, 2020, 03:17:08 pm »
And Jorge is also back...................

https://www.crash.net/motogp/news/935617/1/lorenzo-returns-yamaha-motogp-test-rider

Very chuffed  he is back with Yamaha - all that talent, experience and skills will no doubt serve them well in the continuous development of the M1.

As long as they listen to this [Rossi: “Sure. No problem. I prefer to have Morbidelli as a team-mate. He is a good boy. Oh, and tell George to make sure he doesn’t fuck about with the testing too much. He knows what I like.”
>:D

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #66 on: January 31, 2020, 09:40:58 am »
Clearly Yamaha is attacking 2020 with some seriousness.  Good!
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #67 on: February 02, 2020, 02:58:22 pm »
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #68 on: February 02, 2020, 04:54:35 pm »
Heck, you make me wish Brad was number 1!  ;)

He got to ride the 2020 MotoGP KTM today during the Shake Down tests at Sepang.  This start-of-season test does not feature official timing and is for new models with their test riders, but open to rookies and the factory riders of the concession teams, currently only Aprilia and KTM.

Dani Pedrosa was fastest on the day and while it doesn't mean much, his time compares well with the fastest time set during a race last year.  Brad did well as well and wasn't that much slower than Dani (just under 1s), or fastest rookie AM73.

https://www.crash.net/motogp/news/935646/1/pedrosa-tops-timesheets-2020-shakedown-starts

2020 Sepang shakedown riders:

Honda: Stefan Bradl, Alex Marquez*

Ducati: Michele Pirro

Yamaha: Jorge Lorenzo, Katsuyuki Nakasuga, Kohta Nozane

Suzuki: Sylvain Guintoli

KTM: Dani Pedrosa, Mika Kallio, Iker Lecuona*, Brad Binder*, Pol Espargaro**, Miguel Oliveira**

Aprilia: Lorenzo Savadori, Bradley Smith, Aleix Espargaro**

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« Last Edit: February 02, 2020, 04:57:55 pm by TheBear »
#33 #BRADICAL!
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #69 on: February 03, 2020, 07:07:16 am »
Interesting read on traction control and wheel spin:

https://www.crash.net/motogp/feature/935647/1/motogp-traction-control-retarding-and-cutting

Also in the news.  Aprilia buys surplus Boeing B-Max wings ....

« Last Edit: February 03, 2020, 07:07:52 am by TheBear »
#33 #BRADICAL!
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #70 on: February 03, 2020, 07:27:21 am »
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Also in the news.  Aprilia buys surplus Boeing B-Max wings ....
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #71 on: February 03, 2020, 07:28:56 am »
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Also in the news.  Aprilia buys surplus Boeing B-Max wings ....
:lol8:

I bet 2SD never, in his whole life, expected to see a bike wider than a GS!   :lol8:
« Last Edit: February 03, 2020, 07:29:40 am by TheBear »
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #72 on: February 03, 2020, 07:42:12 am »
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Also in the news.  Aprilia buys surplus Boeing B-Max wings ....
:lol8:

I bet 2SD never, in his whole life, expected to see a bike wider than a GS!   :lol8:

It seems only slightly wider........







than one GS pod. :deal:

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #73 on: February 03, 2020, 11:49:34 am »
Interesting read on traction control and wheel spin:

https://www.crash.net/motogp/feature/935647/1/motogp-traction-control-retarding-and-cutting

Also in the news.  Aprilia buys surplus Boeing B-Max wings ....

Good article ! Those wings look a bit out of proportion  ???
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #74 on: February 03, 2020, 03:52:56 pm »
On the long straights the Aprillia may even become airborne
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #75 on: February 03, 2020, 03:55:19 pm »
On the long straights the Aprillia may even become airborne

Like the other brand that gives you wings  :laughing4:
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #76 on: February 03, 2020, 04:06:03 pm »
On the long straights the Aprillia may even become airborne

Like the other brand that gives you wings  :laughing4:

Looks like Aprilia drank their whole year's supply of that stuff before designing these wings!
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #77 on: February 03, 2020, 09:05:36 pm »
On the long straights the Aprillia may even become airborne

Like the other brand that gives you wings  :laughing4:

Looks like Aprilia drank their whole year's supply of that stuff before designing these wings!

Joh, seems like that was real proper juice from Noale taken by the designers ::) Even the side view looks awkward.....bit like a mix of an over and under bite  :o Maybe.......just maybe it works for the bike ! Hope it does  ;)
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #78 on: February 03, 2020, 09:23:11 pm »
Interesting read on traction control and wheel spin:

https://www.crash.net/motogp/feature/935647/1/motogp-traction-control-retarding-and-cutting

Also in the news.  Aprilia buys surplus Boeing B-Max wings ....

I'm still fucked off with Unibatt

I spent a LARGE sum of money with them and had MAJOR issues.
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #79 on: February 03, 2020, 09:29:08 pm »
Interesting read on traction control and wheel spin:

https://www.crash.net/motogp/feature/935647/1/motogp-traction-control-retarding-and-cutting

Also in the news.  Aprilia buys surplus Boeing B-Max wings ....

I'm still fucked off with Unibatt

What's the story with them ?
I spent a LARGE sum of money with them and had MAJOR issues.