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post #1 of 5 Old 09-15-2016, 12:05 PM Thread Starter
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Wait... what?

Not sure about this, but I suppose if you want to keep riders in your stable you have to fill in between Moto 3 & Moto GP. Still, seems a bit odd.

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post #2 of 5 Old 09-15-2016, 03:17 PM
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I think this is an admirable show of KTM self-confidence, that they are willing to sponsor a bike and racing team that uses a competitor's engine. Very broad-minded, and shows a remarkable lack of insecurity. They believe in their bike.
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Winning? - they can praise the chassis.

Losing? - they can blame the engine

Less is more - You can only use 150hp .001% of the time, but you can use 150kg 100% of the time ...........


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I suppose it's also a way to explore other engine design philosophies. Or, the first step in acquiring Honda
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Or, the first step in acquiring Honda



cut to next year in Honda HQ Japan:

"Hey Yuki, it's just got a whole lot worse - their using our suspension now as well !"
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Less is more - You can only use 150hp .001% of the time, but you can use 150kg 100% of the time ...........


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