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intruderman 12-13-2002 09:28 AM

Re: The death of the V-Twin continues
 
Overmarketed? I've seen lots of Japan commericials on TV but no Ducati ads.

Buzglyd 12-13-2002 10:22 AM

Re: The death of the V-Twin continues
 
Those aren't my words. I'm just beating KPaul over the head with his words about Ducati.

dwindhorst 12-13-2002 12:08 PM

Re: Final Combined Wed/Thu Superbike and 600 Laptimes from Daytona Tire Testing
 
Cycle News is quoting Mladin -- http://www.cyclenews.com/ShowStory.asp?HeadlineID=4166 -- as saying that his big Gixxer is actually slower on the banking than Eboz's punched-out Kaw. The Suzuki is apparently making more power than it can get to the ground.

KPaulCook 12-13-2002 05:32 PM

You forgot one Buz
 
You forgot "Ducatis the Harleys of sportbikes" Buz.

gr8shandini 12-13-2002 11:23 PM

Re: Final Times from Daytona Tire Test
 
If Bostrom doesn't win the AMA he should become a girl.

jmeyn 12-14-2002 03:50 AM

Getting to Know You...
 
Congratulations to all in the KPaulCook thread above. He's a pretty good guy when you get to know him, isn't he? Brave, too. A little suicidal, but brave.

nokneedragin 12-15-2002 09:31 AM

Wheel speed
 
I remember some data aquisition posted from Daytona last yeat had the bike rear wheel speed at 180+ mph on the straight, but the bike itself was down 5+ mph from that. It seams that they are actually spinning the rear all the way around the track.

DucButt 12-15-2002 11:45 AM

Re: Getting to Know You...
 
MO without KPaul would be like MO without Burns. They're two of the reasons I'm a regular reader. Good on ya jmeyn.

merv 12-15-2002 12:31 PM

Re: Last time I looked the RC51 was a V-Twin
 
So much for death of the V-Twin. However I can see the fours being developed pretty quick. Out hjere in new Zealand the GSXR1000 and R1 are doing very well in production based superbike racing courtesy of Andrew Stroud (remember him) and others. Honda tried the RC51 last year but within our rules were no where near competitve enough so they have given up with it. Results of this weekends races here http://www.silver-bullet.co.nz/news.php3?id=2038 remembering its summer here now.



Cheers

Merv.

jmeyn 12-15-2002 01:35 PM

Re: Last time I looked the RC51 was a V-Twin
 
New Zealand should be banned for good weather.


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