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mountainmotor
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 5:25 pm    Post subject: 2006 ZX-10R Reply with quote

They made alot of changes with it . Most will affect handling .

Who's riding the new bike in the WSB series and how do you think they will do on the new bike ?

Time for Suzuki to get an ass kicking somewhere ... especially in the AMA SuperBike series .

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 5:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

regis laconi and chris walker are kwaks big hope in wsb this year ,
Walker did well last year coming reguler fourths and fiths on un supported machinery ,
This year there racing in kwak green and have factory support but not 100%,
also there starting with ohlins suspension this year were as last year they started out with bitubo , that didn't help walker as once he switched to ohlins near the end of the season he pulled back places and was fighting for 3rds ,
This year the kwak has better aerodynamics =+4mph on a std road bike , so the race bike should be good for + 5mph over last years model or be able to be geard better for shorter tracks

All in all looks promising Rolling Eyes
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 6:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If you had to make a guess this early , who's your bets on for 1st , 2nd and 3rd at seasons end ?

With the new chassis/swingarm and suspension components the Yamaha should do much better this year with a good rider . It did well last year wobbling like mad .

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 6:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hard one that ,
Going off early testing
[1]Corser , {was ill on last day of test but still came second , pirrelli didn't break out new generation of tyres untill last day }

{2}bayliss [3 seconds a lap quicker than regis laconis lap time from last year , Shock but those in the know said 0.5-to 1 sec for bayliss, 1 sec for the new surface ,1sec for pirrellis new tyres ]

{3}Toseland [seems to be getting on with the ten kate H**** vom plus theres a new one out for this year , although very slight mods ]

{4}harger or walker
but kwak were not at this test so it's hard to say untill theres a proper back to back
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 24, 2005 8:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

can't knock corsers start to the season, but when he comes under pressure, then its game over. IF the others can mix it with him from the off, then he'll be out the top 3.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 20, 2006 9:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

suppose your right g but as long as he got enough points before that pressure i don't suppose it matters ,
he's there again at the top at philip island [corser]
martin did a good job coming second considering he's just lost a kidney .
yams not quite so good [used qualifyers and still 4th and 5th]
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2006 10:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

torquec1 wrote:
he's there again at the top at philip island [corser]


isn't he always good there?

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2006 10:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ye suppose you have a point ,
same with martin you could say as there both aussies , Rolling Eyes
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