so where are the italians??

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  1. bonjo

    bonjo Active Member

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    Did I miss something? I didn't notice any italian bike entries in the superport, stock or senior!

    why??
     
  2. nigelrb

    nigelrb Active Member

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    Two Ducatis caught fire on the ferry;
    two MV Agustas were sent back to Suter to get Moto 2 frames;
    and two Aprilias were sent to Scott Redding's home as 'thanks for the memories'.:)
     
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  3. Muffking

    Muffking Elite Member

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    Simple answer is because you're not allowed to push your bike over the finish line :D
    And the twins don't count as they have Kawasaki engines.
     
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  4. tuktuk

    tuktuk Active Member

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    Was sure i spotted a ducati on the itv program.

    Done well at the NW200.
     
  5. Alan-lee

    Alan-lee Active Member

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    I think Glenn Irwin (PBM Ducati) missed the window to apply for the TT but he plans to do it next year.
     
  6. Wozza

    Wozza Active Member

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    You need deep pockets to race them......bits will bounce off as soon as it hits bray hill....normally found on a paddock stand in a lounge....average 1k mikes a year....
     
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  7. raphael

    raphael Senior Member

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    Can imagine how little would be left after it vibrated itself to death.
    There’s people on here that do less than that on here blades lol
     
  8. nigelrb

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    Hey, wotch you talkin' about, man?:)
     
  9. bonjo

    bonjo Active Member

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    I guess the super exoticas are not made to take the punishment of all the bouncing around and jumps or be flat out for such a long long strech.

    I must say I feel for the riders as I get physically abused in a similar way by our crappy roads at less than half the speed they do:(
     
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