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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 10-18-2012, 02:13 PM Thread Starter
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If you want to see some really filthy riding, watch Riccardo Russo try everything to beat Michael van der Mark, and lose.


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I don't know... If you ignore the comentary and just watch the footage it looks like some pretty damn good motorcycle racing to me. If you think that is dirty what are motocross, flat track and harescramble racing? Those forms of racing must just be plain atrocious.

I mean damn! It's horrible to see racers get so close to each other and take each others lines away. Someone might get hurt or something. J/k

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Isn't that like comparing NASCAR to Sports Car racing? Or F1?

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Isn't that like comparing NASCAR to Sports Car racing? Or F1?
Both those guys are just full of piss and vinegar. They are aggressive and I think that makes it fun to watch. Both also have balls of steel. I wouldn't label the video as dirty racing. Aggressive yes, but dirty? Both are obviously playing at the same level.

I don't get to watch a lot of racing on TV like you do. You know a lot more than I do when it comes to different riders and their personalities. So I'm just a third party point of view but I am a racer and know the craft.

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It's not like they're flicking each other off a la Rossi
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Ever watch tapes of Rainey/Schwantz battles or Roberts/Sheene?
Personally all I saw here was aggressive racing where neither rider would back down...a whole lotta testosterone flowing there, boys...
An old GP MX World Champ racer from the '60's who was quite aggressive shut the door and put down many a competitor...If they confronted him, his only comment would be "We do NOT play ping pong!"...I think that's all that needed to be said.

If any form of motorcycle racing starts to decry aggressive riding, especially at the level these guys were racing, the sport would be "pussified" beyond recognition and would be as boring as watching paint dry.

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"Pussified". I like it.

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I didn't say it was wrong, I just said it was dirty. LOL

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Isn't that like comparing NASCAR to Sports Car racing? Or F1?
Please don't ever compare any form of dirt motorcycle racing to NASCAR again, ever. Thanks.
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Exciting. I wouldn't want to be the guy getting punted off the track.
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