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Old 11-22-2001, 12:01 PM   #1
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Default Re: Suzuki going 4-stroke for 2002 MotoGP series

I think this is great news! After watching Roberts finish 7th or 8th all season it would be nice to see a podium finish. It should be an interesting season all round.
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Old 11-22-2001, 03:10 PM   #2
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Default Re: Suzuki going 4-stroke for 2002 MotoGP series

You got that right, the Suzuki was definitely not the class of the field. Kind of wasting KR's talent, but next year it will be a crap shoot. With no proven motorcycles, everyone will have to start from scratch. The Suzuki engine looks good from a technical standpoint and hopefully puts out the power it is supposed to. Hope they're successful.
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Old 11-22-2001, 03:18 PM   #3
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I know they're changing tyre brands, but they had problems getting the race life out of the 2-stroke, imagine the challenge of more horsepower and more weight.



Best of luck to them, will be a great year for the spectators.
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Old 11-23-2001, 12:18 AM   #4
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I thought only Enfield had a diesel...
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Old 11-23-2001, 12:51 AM   #5
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The chassis of the bike is already proven, just not the engine. If they can get the power out of it the way Yosh American Suzuki (who had a lot of input on it) they will be at the front from the beginning. Give Kenny lots of smooth power, he willl be a happy man.
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Old 11-23-2001, 12:54 AM   #6
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THe main tire killer on the Suzook was the throttle response Kenny had to deal with. If they can get the Power down like the Yosh Suzook I don't think they will have as many problems. Kenny is probably better on dunlops anyway.
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Old 11-23-2001, 02:50 AM   #7
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...........do you guys think it'll take for Kenny to say the bikes a piece of , that Suzuki don't have a chance against Honda, that Suzuki just don't seem to be putting the effort in that they should be???!!!! etc. etc. p.s. Anyone know anything about what Little John's up to next year? Is he still part of the Yamaha M1 project?
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Old 11-23-2001, 04:40 AM   #8
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Yeah, John's still part of the program, but he broke his wuttle arm so he gotta recover first.
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Old 11-23-2001, 06:11 AM   #9
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Spagthorpe was the first back in ...



Enfield is keeping up the fine tradition, though.
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Old 11-23-2001, 06:13 AM   #10
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So when do we get to see the results trickle down to us street squids?
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