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View Poll Results: Most fun road racing to watch?
MotoGP 43 51.19%
World Superbike 19 22.62%
AMA Superbike 7 8.33%
Other 15 17.86%
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post #1 of 26 (permalink) Old 10-18-2006, 05:37 PM Thread Starter
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Best racing to watch?

Obviously, MotoGP is the big daddy of them all. But which series is the most exciting to watch?

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WSB...Hands Down.

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Supermoto, no question about it. If you see it live you can usually see the whole track, they jump, they slide and they are constantly making contact with each other. It's cool!

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Supermoto, no question about it. If you see it live you can usually see the whole track, they jump, they slide and they are constantly making contact with each other. It's cool!

On TV, I like MotoGP, best coverage if you have a Motogp.com membership.

I thought about putting Supermoto in the poll, but I wasn't really sure it was an apples-apples comparison. If it was an option, I'd be torn between SuMo and WSBK

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Oh, if we're going off the pavement and in person...dirttrack is second to none. It's what Supermoto wishes it was

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Oh, if we're going off the pavement and in person...dirttrack is second to none. It's what Supermoto wishes it was

Them's fightin words!!!

Supermoto was actually created as a way to determine the best overall motorcycle rider, period. They combined the different disciplines of MX, flat track, and road racing into one. Too bad it's only really caught on with MXers. But if Road racer EBoz's attempt at it is any indication when compared to Doug Henry and Wardy, the MXer's have it.

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Them's fightin words!!!

Supermoto was actually created as a way to determine the best overall motorcycle rider, period. They combined the different disciplines of MX, flat track, and road racing into one. Too bad it's only really caught on with MXers. But if Road racer EBoz's attempt at it is any indication when compared to Doug Henry and Wardy, the MXer's have it.
All in jest...but let's see 'em break it loose like this at 95mph+


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I'd have to say WSB too. Even though I've followed MotoGP more over the years the WSB guys seem to push the limits more than others.
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Looks like I'm the odd man out then, I picked AMA...Mostly because I've been to the races and talked to the racers and their techs, and most of them are pretty cool (except a few @$$holes). As far as watching on t.v., I picked AMA just because I know the most about it, and it's more fun to watch something you know alot about more than something you don't know as much.

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I also like TT

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I voted Moto GP because I have seen about 8 of them. I've only seen one WSB race this year and it was last week. I must say it was a Great race with 5 guys battling for the lead. Too bad it was the last WSB race of the year.

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I've been watching MotoGP religiously for the past 2 season, but just started watching the WSBK races a few weeks back. I voted MotoGP, but I agree on the way WSBK guys ride the wheels off those bikes.

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I voted other b/c I like to watch ama supersport, I like watching my bike in action.

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CCS or WERA novice/am 600's. They don't call it the meatgrinder class for nothing.
Can't wait to participate instead of spectate in that one! Next season, oh hell yeah!

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Live the TTs and Flat Track racing is fun. On the Tv, I'd have to WSB, MotoGP in a tight second though.
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Funny, the poll shows MotoGP as a clear leader, but the comments dictate WSB be the best...seems like we may have a lot of voters that just don't know anything but GP

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CCS or WERA novice/am 600's. They don't call it the meatgrinder class for nothing.
It's even more fun to race in it.

I think it's one of the most competitive classes for amatuers, also probably the largest.

I like to watch the expert classes. It still gets my heart pumping watching and hearing them tear around in the MW classes. Funny how everything seems to slow down when you're actually out there mixing it up with some of the same riders.
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I've watched WSB and it is exciting but I have to say watching GP is just more exciting to me.

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TT and Flat track because something is wrong with you when you race that.

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