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Re: MotoGP 2021
« Reply #1740 on: October 24, 2021, 03:16:19 pm »
Well, there we go, seems one of my balls is crystal ......................  :biggrin:
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Re: MotoGP 2021
« Reply #1741 on: October 24, 2021, 04:09:37 pm »
FQ is a very good rider but his taking it easy approach in qualifying just shows he is not in the MM VR league yet. They would never play it safe and will always go for the best possible position.

I think you are reading way more in it than there is.  He has got a championship to loose, so why risk it? 

One can argue that he lost the championship last year due to silly crashes.  Only a complete idiot would not learn from his mistakes.
And if he takes it to easy and finishes out of the points ?

We now know he didn't and was crowned champion, but he could have finished this race and one more outside the points with Pecco winning and the championship would still have gone to the last race in Valencia. 

He grew up extremely well since a year ago, when he regularly threw the bike down the gravel traps.  This year, there are only two riders who have not had a single DNF.  Luca Marini and Fabio Quartararo.  It worked for FQ, a very deserving champion in my opinion.

KTM must be crying over their braai tonight.  BB33 moers down on the warm-up lap, starts stone last, finishes 11th and is the only KTM that finished! 

Darryn had an awesome race.  Pity his rear tyre finished the race three laps before he finished the race.
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Re: MotoGP 2021
« Reply #1742 on: October 24, 2021, 04:44:22 pm »
Urgh...tyd om n sabatical te vat sodat ons gespaar kan bly.
Oom Dan se teorie verlede jaar "Yamaha has realized you dont have to win on Sunday to sell Monday" is nou heel by die venster uit.
Sien uit na volgende jaar.

Maar ja ja, nog 2 races om te gaan.
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Re: MotoGP 2021
« Reply #1743 on: October 24, 2021, 04:51:40 pm »
Well done FQ. Like Dan said the Japanese builds race bikes not qualifying ones. Would like to know why MM got booed by the spectators ? He gave them a proper response  8)
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Re: MotoGP 2021
« Reply #1744 on: October 24, 2021, 04:59:10 pm »
Volgende jaar sal ou MM maar weer wys wie baas is. Hy het net helfte van die races gery en le reeds 6de na n kak begin en met nog 2 races oor.  Ominous times … the master is back
 

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Re: MotoGP 2021
« Reply #1745 on: October 24, 2021, 06:12:41 pm »
He refuses to give up trying to win every single race ....................... he didn't even have to kick them and both Ducatis fell off the track ................... I'm starting to like him.

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Re: MotoGP 2021
« Reply #1746 on: October 24, 2021, 06:47:45 pm »
He refuses to give up trying to win every single race ....................... he didn't even have to kick them and both Ducatis fell off the track ................... I'm starting to like him.



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Re: MotoGP 2021
« Reply #1747 on: October 25, 2021, 08:25:21 am »
Have you seen some of the basically horrible comments all over social media re Yamaha's decision to put our other star in MotoGP, all these arm chair team managers that seem to think they know more than the bosses who have decided to employ him. Kinda pathetic in some cases. Each country has their own rider who would have done much better, the Brits for example are quite angry that the ride didn't go the way of Jake Dixon. I'll drink a beer to our newest MotoGP star shutting a lot of them up over the course of the next year hopefully.
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Re: MotoGP 2021
« Reply #1748 on: October 25, 2021, 09:17:47 am »
Have you seen some of the basically horrible comments all over social media re Yamaha's decision to put our other star in MotoGP, all these arm chair team managers that seem to think they know more than the bosses who have decided to employ him. Kinda pathetic in some cases. Each country has their own rider who would have done much better, the Brits for example are quite angry that the ride didn't go the way of Jake Dixon. I'll drink a beer to our newest MotoGP star shutting a lot of them up over the course of the next year hopefully.

It is most irritating, but to be honest, it is no different of how it would have been if they took Dixon and dumped Darryn.  We would have gone emotionally nuts just like they are now.  The difference is, we can now say: "NJAH ...njah ... njah ... kiss our collective arses!"  :lol8:

Simon Patterson, a supposed professional motorcycle racing journalist is worst of all.  I think he hasn't slept a blink since the DB40 rumour started.  He is almost as bad about DB40 on that Yamie as 2SD is about BMWs.  Poephol, he is!   :imaposer:
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Re: MotoGP 2021
« Reply #1749 on: October 25, 2021, 09:20:49 am »
He refuses to give up trying to win every single race ....................... he didn't even have to kick them and both Ducatis fell off the track ................... I'm starting to like him.

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"I realised I couldn't catch Bagnaia, so I decided to give up..." - Marc Marquez, post race interview, zirca 24 October 2021.

Then, unlike his ever more obnoxious fans:

"Today is not about me, it is about Fabio ..." - Marc Marquez, post race interview, zirca 24 October 2021.
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Re: MotoGP 2021
« Reply #1750 on: October 25, 2021, 09:33:06 am »
I have noted with some concern, trepidation and some other big English words I cannot spell, nor pronounce, that some here are struggling with the non-English names of some of the riders.

Lesson #1:

Bagnaia.

Bag: Like handBAGS at dawn.
Na: The lazy way South Africans say no.
Ee:  The sound 2SD makes when he sees a BMW.
Aa:  The sound I make when I see a BMW.

See?  Easy.  Bag / Na / Ee / Aa - Bagnaia.
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Re: MotoGP 2021
« Reply #1751 on: October 25, 2021, 09:39:52 am »
Or ...

'Bag' -  like a Checkerz bag
'Naai'-  like Gatierp talking foreign about fornication
'Ah! '- the feeling Gatiep expresses afterwards

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Re: MotoGP 2021
« Reply #1752 on: October 25, 2021, 09:45:32 am »
He refuses to give up trying to win every single race ....................... he didn't even have to kick them and both Ducatis fell off the track ................... I'm starting to like him.

 :laughing4:

"I realised I couldn't catch Bagnaia, so I decided to give up..." - Marc Marquez, post race interview, zirca 24 October 2021.

Then, unlike his ever more obnoxious fans:

"Today is not about me, it is about Fabio ..." - Marc Marquez, post race interview, zirca 24 October 2021.

I think he had the common sense to realise they were pushing to hard!

I also think the comment about Fabio was a great thing to do! But then we will never know if he was coached by some PR !
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Re: MotoGP 2021
« Reply #1753 on: October 25, 2021, 09:49:14 am »
Or ...

'Bag' -  like a Checkerz bag
'Naai'-  like Gatierp talking foreign about fornication
'Ah! '- the feeling Gatiep expresses afterwards

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No!  Just no!  This is exactly where the Saffers loose all concentration and get the name completely wrong.   :imaposer:
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Re: MotoGP 2021
« Reply #1754 on: October 25, 2021, 09:50:15 am »
He refuses to give up trying to win every single race ....................... he didn't even have to kick them and both Ducatis fell off the track ................... I'm starting to like him.

 :laughing4:

"I realised I couldn't catch Bagnaia, so I decided to give up..." - Marc Marquez, post race interview, zirca 24 October 2021.

Then, unlike his ever more obnoxious fans:

"Today is not about me, it is about Fabio ..." - Marc Marquez, post race interview, zirca 24 October 2021.

I think he had the common sense to realise they were pushing to hard!

I also think the comment about Fabio was a great thing to do! But then we will never know if he was coached by some PR !

Coached or not, he sounded like he is growing up nicely.
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Re: MotoGP 2021
« Reply #1755 on: October 25, 2021, 09:52:53 am »
He refuses to give up trying to win every single race ....................... he didn't even have to kick them and both Ducatis fell off the track ................... I'm starting to like him.

 :laughing4:

"I realised I couldn't catch Bagnaia, so I decided to give up..." - Marc Marquez, post race interview, zirca 24 October 2021.

Then, unlike his ever more obnoxious fans:

"Today is not about me, it is about Fabio ..." - Marc Marquez, post race interview, zirca 24 October 2021.

I think he had the common sense to realise they were pushing to hard!

I also think the comment about Fabio was a great thing to do! But then we will never know if he was coached by some PR !

Coached or not, he sounded like he is growing up nicely.

2 True I liked what he said would like to believe it was his own feelings !
« Last Edit: October 25, 2021, 09:53:26 am by Bappas »
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Re: MotoGP 2021
« Reply #1756 on: October 25, 2021, 06:58:05 pm »
He refuses to give up trying to win every single race ....................... he didn't even have to kick them and both Ducatis fell off the track ................... I'm starting to like him.

 :laughing4:

"I realised I couldn't catch Bagnaia, so I decided to give up..." - Marc Marquez, post race interview, zirca 24 October 2021.

Then, unlike his ever more obnoxious fans:

"Today is not about me, it is about Fabio ..." - Marc Marquez, post race interview, zirca 24 October 2021.

I think he had the common sense to realise they were pushing to hard!

I also think the comment about Fabio was a great thing to do! But then we will never know if he was coached by some PR !

Coached or not, he sounded like he is growing up nicely.


And nothing like a humbling couple of struggle months to help you grow up.

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Re: MotoGP 2021
« Reply #1757 on: October 25, 2021, 09:12:19 pm »
You guys are funny ! Humbling, try racing a MotoGP beast with a weak arm and almost zero track time then having 3 wins so far. Look I get it people dont like MM because he is not a entertainer with funny shirts, nick names and a travelling bunch of adoring groupies and fan club. Like a Danny Pedrosa you are shun for being considered “boring” or serious. Fok dit. He is one of the best motorcycle racers of all time.

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Re: MotoGP 2021
« Reply #1758 on: October 26, 2021, 09:19:34 am »
Has anything been revealed about how Darryn's Brno test went on the R1?
I bet he was lightening fast.
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Re: MotoGP 2021
« Reply #1759 on: October 26, 2021, 09:52:40 am »
Has anything been revealed about how Darryn's Brno test went on the R1?
I bet he was lightening fast.

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