WorldSBK|Round 11|Portimao,Portugal|Oct 1-3

Discussion in 'General' started by 88/532, Oct 1, 2021.

  1. 88/532

    88/532 Simply Antagonistical

    I would agree. Next few races should see someone blink.
     
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  2. SuddenBraking

    SuddenBraking Tire collector

    Kawi’s gonna have Alex Lowes take Toprak out.

    Heard it here first.
     
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  3. TX Joose

    TX Joose Well-Known Member

    Although I wish no harm on anybody, what I would like to see is Toprak take himself out making one of his over aggressive passes. And then on the same weekend he does the same and collects Rea. All the while Redding wins and Gerloff is on the podium each time :D
     
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  4. malamute

    malamute Well-Known Member

    This Toprak guy, is this the same guy not too long ago, everyone was saying that he was safe to ride close quarters with? What happened?
     
  5. Black89

    Black89 Well-Known Member

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  6. cav115

    cav115 Well-Known Member

    I sure disagree with that.

    `racks passes are almost always clean.
     
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  7. 88/532

    88/532 Simply Antagonistical

    What usually happens here…Monday morning quarterbacking with a large cup of wishy washy.
     
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  8. MyWayGuy

    MyWayGuy Well-Known Member

    I’m offended that you would dare call us Monday morning quarterbacks… At least have the decency to call us Monday morning racers! :crackup:
     
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  9. BHP41

    BHP41 Well-Known Member

    He started winning every weekend.
     
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  10. redtailracing

    redtailracing gone tuna fishin'

    Haven't quite figured out what everyone is so butthurt about with Toprak. Dude races hard but I can't recall him actually knocking anyone off their machine. As hard as many of his moves are, most of the time he only displaces his opponent by 1 bike width. Rea has proven many times you can safely lean on Toprak. He's not punting people most of the time. Yes there is occasional contact but again, the fact that no one has actually crashed and rarely are pushed significantly offline as a result of one of his moves I think is pretty telling.
     
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  11. KneeDragger_c69

    KneeDragger_c69 Well-Known Member

    I'll chime in...

    Toprak might touch Rea and that's cause Rea doesn't give him his place.
    When Toprak gets dive bombed, he lifts up and gives way instead of leaning onto his opponent. Same goes for Redding, he stands it.

    The perception that lots have that Toprak is "rude" don't see how he is able to avoid his opposition stuffing him and him reacting quickly to it.

    This past wknd was the best racing ever... SBK and SSP. All 5 races were awesome.
    Wish Rea stayed up in both races and Toprak in the last one.
     
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  12. henry_carlson

    henry_carlson BREAD_RACING

    Pod Dropped.

    Dude was bounced because he couldn't get Gerloff to find the line of performing while not crashing others out.
     
  13. prospected

    prospected Well-Known Member

    Yes, because he should've rode the bike for GG so it's his fault. We'll never hear the truth.
     
  14. HPPT

    HPPT !!!

    You wouldn't believe the truth unless it matched what you already decided happened anyway.
     
  15. HPPT

    HPPT !!!

  16. TX Joose

    TX Joose Well-Known Member

    What podcast?
     
  17. sheepofblue

    sheepofblue Well-Known Member

    aliens.jpg ?
     
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  18. henry_carlson

    henry_carlson BREAD_RACING

  19. HPPT

    HPPT !!!

    I've been meaning to bring this up on the BBS. Am I the only one who just skips the wsbk podcasts and only listen to MotoGP because Gordon Ritchie speaks a language I do not understand? I hung on for as long as I could but finally decided last month that it's useless to try, I'm just wasting my time. It's no fun listening to just one half of the discussion. :D
     
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  20. sheepofblue

    sheepofblue Well-Known Member

    Nope you
     
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