Gustav O wrote:A shame Yamaha is not in their any more. I think they would have been competitive this year as well.
Faster1 wrote:Sykes/Kawi have come a long way but,,, he's still wearing the black off of the hoops before anyone else does
RatsMC wrote:Effenburg Ducati have apparently sold their souls to the devil. Damn impressive seeing all of the fighting that close to the front.
RatsMC wrote:I was actually just sorting that out. Several articles (including one here on the main site as well as on Crash and The Guardian) have it spelled Effenberg. Since we don't have the brand over here, I wasn't sure.
Cam D wrote:I wonder if Kevin actually watched the racing? http://www.superbikeplanet.com/2012/Feb ... -34x34.htm Oh! And a belated congrats to Broc for the win!
"Broc Parkes, the local kid, won the Supersport race. I think that's kind of what we saw in practice and testing. He's been fast all pre-season, whether they've been testing at Phillip Island or anywhere else. He was one of those kids last year that you watched him gain more experience, more confidence, and race closer and closer to the front, and threaten for race wins. "
Broc has been running at the front for far longer than just last year......Ol' No:34 is losin' it.
Cam D wrote:What is the general opinion on why Keenan didn't go so well in Moto2, but easily runs up front in WSS?
Nachlauf wrote:Cam D wrote:What is the general opinion on why Keenan didn't go so well in Moto2, but easily runs up front in WSS?
I don't care about the general opinion. But there was an interview late last year where he stated, that his riding style was the problem. We know he had a leg injury which caused him to limp for much of the season. But on top of that he stated that his riding style caused him to fatigue too early. I'm sure he tried to balance it out somehow, but it didn't seem to work either in fitness or in results. Why it works in WSS I don't quite understand either. Tires? Competition? Distance? No idea...
Sloth27 wrote:A tough weekend for many at Phillip Island. Biaggi and Checa continue to embarrass the rest of the WSBK field - I mean they're 40+ years old and handing out lessons. Respect to them both.
Gustav O wrote:The young guys really have to step up their game though. Checa and Biaggi showed them no respect and really schooled them. Both of them were really impressive.
Hansd wrote:RatsMC wrote:Effenburg Ducati have apparently sold their souls to the devil. Damn impressive seeing all of the fighting that close to the front.
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