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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #760 on: August 17, 2020, 07:18:39 pm »
And the Moto3 race was one of the best I have ever seen......breathtaking !

Yes, awesome!!!

Darryn is awesome.....When he clicks all factors into place he is going to be a serious factor in this paddock!!!

In my mind with DBís aggressive style - is he more suited to bigger bikes. Would do well in Moto2 and perhaps better.
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #761 on: August 17, 2020, 07:29:09 pm »
And the Moto3 race was one of the best I have ever seen......breathtaking !

Yes, awesome!!!

Darryn is awesome.....When he clicks all factors into place he is going to be a serious factor in this paddock!!!

In my mind with DBís aggressive style - is he more suited to bigger bikes. Would do well in Moto2 and perhaps better.

He looks of bigger build than his opposition in Moto3, this is a big penalty.
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #762 on: August 17, 2020, 08:31:02 pm »
And the Moto3 race was one of the best I have ever seen......breathtaking !

Yes, awesome!!!

Darryn is awesome.....When he clicks all factors into place he is going to be a serious factor in this paddock!!!

In my mind with DBís aggressive style - is he more suited to bigger bikes. Would do well in Moto2 and perhaps better.

He looks of bigger build than his opposition in Moto3, this is a big penalty.

Darryn is just a bit taller, but is quite light  ;) Nothing like a Loris Baz or Davies in size  :thumleft:
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #763 on: August 17, 2020, 08:39:23 pm »
And the Moto3 race was one of the best I have ever seen......breathtaking !

Yes, awesome!!!

Darryn is awesome.....When he clicks all factors into place he is going to be a serious factor in this paddock!!!

In my mind with DBís aggressive style - is he more suited to bigger bikes. Would do well in Moto2 and perhaps better.

He looks of bigger build than his opposition in Moto3, this is a big penalty.

Darryn is just a bit taller, but is quite light  ;) Nothing like a Loris Baz or Davies in size  :thumleft:

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #764 on: August 17, 2020, 10:26:30 pm »
He is well over the combined rider bike weight limit I believe but seems Dorna are reluctant to apply the rule strictly. He definately needs a Moto2 bike - has outgrown that PW properly.
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #765 on: August 17, 2020, 10:47:51 pm »
Wish these Binder boys could just qualify better!
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #766 on: August 18, 2020, 06:13:45 am »
Wish these Binder boys could just qualify better!
Yep, better qualifying leads to less work needed in the race. But at least he's gaining lots of experience in overtaking, strategy, and riding that awesome KTM.
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #767 on: August 18, 2020, 06:51:39 am »
Wow that was close, well done BB

https://youtu.be/JFaqXoD9j8w
In slow mo you can see Rossi react after the first wreck flew over his front, that saved him. 41 but still with lightning reflexes!

I also reacted ... but it was all in the nether regions!  Sjoe, I'm just so happy no-one got killed. That was ugly.
 
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #768 on: August 18, 2020, 07:25:22 am »
Wow that was close, well done BB

https://youtu.be/JFaqXoD9j8w
In slow mo you can see Rossi react after the first wreck flew over his front, that saved him. 41 but still with lightning reflexes!

I also reacted ... but it was all in the nether regions!  Sjoe, I'm just so happy no-one got killed. That was ugly.
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« Reply #769 on: August 18, 2020, 07:31:40 am »
He is well over the combined rider bike weight limit I believe but seems Dorna are reluctant to apply the rule strictly. He definately needs a Moto2 bike - has outgrown that PW properly.

What is that combined weight limit ?
 

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« Reply #770 on: August 18, 2020, 09:16:50 am »
In one of Darren's interviews he said he weighs 74.5kg with his leathers on, so not light at all.
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« Reply #771 on: August 18, 2020, 11:25:38 am »
We also must remember that the TV robs a huge amount of the speed. If you've been lucky enough to spectate at one of these races you will know how frighteningly fast 300kph is when you are right next to the circuit. Imagine how horrific it must have been track side, like for those marshals.

If Rossi was a cat, he has surely used up a few of his 9 lives in that moment.

The Binder brothers are making us proud, and Brad seems to be getting a huge amount of news coverage, which is brilliant for him.

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #772 on: August 18, 2020, 11:40:23 am »
I wonder just how fast  that bike was still travelling when it went between Rossi and Vinales?  Over 100km/h?
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #773 on: August 18, 2020, 04:26:19 pm »
We also must remember that the TV robs a huge amount of the speed. If you've been lucky enough to spectate at one of these races you will know how frighteningly fast 300kph is when you are right next to the circuit. Imagine how horrific it must have been track side, like for those marshals.

If Rossi was a cat, he has surely used up a few of his 9 lives in that moment.

The Binder brothers are making us proud, and Brad seems to be getting a huge amount of news coverage, which is brilliant for him.

I heard a comment that was made by one of the Italian moto journos - that Rossi was reincarnated at that moment  :3some:  Some also decrying why everyone is on about Rossi when Vinales was infact in more danger and closer to death ... not sure how they are measuring  ???  He did duck and hold his head at 300kph with hand offf the bars!
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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #774 on: August 18, 2020, 04:32:45 pm »
We also must remember that the TV robs a huge amount of the speed. If you've been lucky enough to spectate at one of these races you will know how frighteningly fast 300kph is when you are right next to the circuit. Imagine how horrific it must have been track side, like for those marshals.

If Rossi was a cat, he has surely used up a few of his 9 lives in that moment.

The Binder brothers are making us proud, and Brad seems to be getting a huge amount of news coverage, which is brilliant for him.

I heard a comment that was made by one of the Italian moto journos - that Rossi was reincarnated at that moment  :3some:  Some also decrying why everyone is on about Rossi when Vinales was infact in more danger and closer to death ... not sure how they are measuring  ???  He did duck and hold his head at 300kph with hand offf the bars!

Huh???
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #775 on: August 18, 2020, 04:43:37 pm »
We also must remember that the TV robs a huge amount of the speed. If you've been lucky enough to spectate at one of these races you will know how frighteningly fast 300kph is when you are right next to the circuit. Imagine how horrific it must have been track side, like for those marshals.

If Rossi was a cat, he has surely used up a few of his 9 lives in that moment.

The Binder brothers are making us proud, and Brad seems to be getting a huge amount of news coverage, which is brilliant for him.

I heard a comment that was made by one of the Italian moto journos - that Rossi was reincarnated at that moment  :3some:  Some also decrying why everyone is on about Rossi when Vinales was infact in more danger and closer to death ... not sure how they are measuring  ???  He did duck and hold his head at 300kph with hand offf the bars!

Huh???

He did take both hands off the bars and cover his head while the bike was leaned over but was hardly doing 300kph; 140kph at most on that section of the track.

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #776 on: August 18, 2020, 05:38:59 pm »
We also must remember that the TV robs a huge amount of the speed. If you've been lucky enough to spectate at one of these races you will know how frighteningly fast 300kph is when you are right next to the circuit. Imagine how horrific it must have been track side, like for those marshals.

If Rossi was a cat, he has surely used up a few of his 9 lives in that moment.

The Binder brothers are making us proud, and Brad seems to be getting a huge amount of news coverage, which is brilliant for him.

I heard a comment that was made by one of the Italian moto journos - that Rossi was reincarnated at that moment  :3some:  Some also decrying why everyone is on about Rossi when Vinales was infact in more danger and closer to death ... not sure how they are measuring  ???  He did duck and hold his head at 300kph with hand offf the bars!

Huh???

He did take both hands off the bars and cover his head while the bike was leaned over but was hardly doing 300kph; 140kph at most on that section of the track.

https://www.facebook.com/BTSportMotoGP/photos/a.1451205654938080/3416194305105862/?type=3&theater

Yeah, the same way I had it..... At most.... And I thought it was Vinales...
 

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« Reply #777 on: August 18, 2020, 07:54:51 pm »
Ok a bit a artistic license on the speed but it was Vinales and evidently just as close a shave as Rossi. For what it is worth.
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« Reply #778 on: August 18, 2020, 07:57:17 pm »
Ok a bit a artistic license on the speed but it was Vinales and evidently just as close a shave as Rossi. For what it is worth.

It was an attack on the Yamahas, by MotoGP cruise missiles. :eek7:
 

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Re: MotoGP 2020
« Reply #779 on: August 19, 2020, 08:58:29 am »
I certainly agree with BiG DoM that both Vinales and Rossi were in equal danger of getting severely injured or in fact killed, I think though the reason the press concentrated on Rossi was that he had the "bird's eye view" of the incident. He was visibly shaken when he got back to the pits.

Saw something on the Book Face last night that pointed out that their number's add up to 58, so the author reckoned that Marco Simoncelli was their guardian angel in those moments. A nice thought.
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