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Old 02-20-2007, 04:14 PM   #1
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125 & 250 World Championship

How many of you watch it and follow it?

I love 'em and watch every race, but it sucks that no one else seems to. It sucks even worse that they aren't coming to the states.

For those of you that don't follow them.. you are missing out on some GREAT racing and future MotoGP stars.
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When I happen to catch one before a GP event yea...it is great racing, just can't seem to get excited about it...
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When I happen to catch one before a GP event yea...it is great racing, just can't seem to get excited about it...
Just curious why that is.. You're not alone. It seems like the US is just not interested in smaller displacement bikes which just seems silly. Those bikes are F'n fast!!
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i follow 250, 125 not so much.
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Just curious why that is.. You're not alone. It seems like the US is just not interested in smaller displacement bikes which just seems silly. Those bikes are F'n fast!!
Well I think of it like those fans of boxing that only like the heavyweight fights instead of the more exciting, better exhibition of skill middle and other weight bouts...people just like the heavy weights because they get more press and are more exposed (and people like knockouts). sidenote: I personally like the Welter and Middle weights....
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do these guys also come on speedtv or what?
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do these guys also come on speedtv or what?
Yup, well...I kno I've seen the 250's plenty of times...Rossi came up through that chain didn't he ?
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do these guys also come on speedtv or what?

Yeah.. normally a few days later. :BangHead: :BangHead:
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Yup, well...I kno I've seen the 250's plenty of times...Rossi came up through that chain didn't he ?

Yep, he's a 125 and 250 champion. Marco Melandri, Toni Elias, Dani Pedrosa (also 125 and 250 champ), Casey Stoner, Shinya Nakano, Randy Depuniet came up from 250s..

Max Biaggi and Loris Capirossi as well. (I got to seem them race 250's at Laguna Seca in '93)


It's just great racing..and the bikes are just as unique as the MotoGP machines if not more so. Great stuffs.
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Motard racing is the shizznit, Motocross is 10x harder than it looks and I really really enjoy watching Angelle Sampey straddle a bike...:icon_bigg
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