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anyone who is a subscriber at motomatters.com?
and can post the ducati hole shot device photo they hid from the free article? 👼
 

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That would be interesting to see. I have no idea how something like that would even work.
 

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On a Supermoto, what they do is compress the fork and lock the suspension in the compressed state. But that's a low tech mechanical system, not an electronic one.

Edit: Just read the Motomatters article, and I understand now that Ducati is also using a mechanical system, but on the rear of the bike.
 
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Fuck Lorenzo.

That is all.
 

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:roflmao: So much butthurt, I love it!

In all seriousness, racing incidents happen, and I'm sure no one feels worse about it than him, fucking up like he did in the front group. I really hope he wins a few races this year.

Even given the clusterfuck, it was a fun race. Lots of scraps for the bottom two thirds of the podium, and some places further down. Good to see Viñales actually starting a race reasonably strongly for change, too.
 

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I'm not pissed about the racing incident, I'm pissed that it handed Marquez the win without so much as a challenge - and took out all the main points holders that could challenge Marquez's championship. Regardless of what people think of Lorenzo, Marquez has such a tendency to ride like a dick that MotoGP had to institute a points system on racers' licenses.
 

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Ah, that makes sense. I too would've enjoyed this far more if Marquez had been part of the carnage. This was basically the worst case scenario!
 

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I don't want him to get hurt, but I would be lying if I said it doesn't make me a little bit giddy when he crashes himself out of the race.
 

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I just don't want him to dominate as much as he does. I want good racing, and I want the season to matter. Ideally I'd rather he just lose a few races to others, but his crashing has been crucial in his not running away with the championship mid-season, so it's tough not to hope for it occasionally.
 

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Ah, that makes sense. I too would've enjoyed this far more if Marquez had been part of the carnage. This was basically the worst case scenario!
my first reaction: "fuck, he got away!"
if he'd crashed as well, it would've been one hell of race!
(and then Quartararo would've won :O)
 

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anyone watching WSBK as well?

yesterday i watched the first race from this weekend...WTF bautista?
after the first few weekends bautista almost had the championship in his pocket! he won the 11 first races!!
i never would've predicted ray would be leading the championship by now (which might change because i'm still to watch the SP and race2 : P)
 
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