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Old 11-20-2012, 02:53 AM   #21 (permalink)
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....And then what about the costs??....

You sound like Ezzie's right hand man. This whole cost malarkey is a bloody great furphy. There is no shortage of money in racing.
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Old 11-21-2012, 08:22 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Prez needs to go. With the exception on Stoner, who for whatever reason gelled with the Duck, no one else has had any consistent success with bike.


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Old 11-28-2012, 11:41 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Sorry...messed that post up...apparently Marmite's first move after testing has been to approach Alpinestars re. elbow sliders.
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There is only one sure thing regarding Marky Marmite's 2013 - there will be controversy.

[Thanks for the nick-name Dee, how'd you come up with that one? I like Marky Marqu, but I am willing to try Marmite and see how it fits.]
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With the exception on Stoner, who for whatever reason ........
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Cute.
Not a secret that I'm not a Stoner fan, however, it's not a slight, just the way of the racing world, and riding in general. Sometimes you just feel better on one bike or another.

Let's look at the evidence. No multi-time world champions had any consistent success on the Ducati.
Stoner was thought of as a crasher when he was with Honda, but it was like night and day when he switched to the 800cc Ducati.
He had a good final year on the 800cc Honda in a lame duck season, and wasn't able to repeat that success again on 1000cc Honda because of a big crash that took him out.

I would go as far to say that he gelled better with the Ducati than he did the Honda.
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