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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-01-2006, 03:11 PM Thread Starter
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The Greatest GP Rider Ever?

These were written by Mr. Toby Hirst for Soup back in 2004. Though full of classic examples of run-on sentances that would make your college professors scream, there is a lot of good information and history.

Now read this and get up to speed all you GP freaks (like me of course)!

My Vote:

I think Mike Hailwood is the greatest GP rider ever.

This come with apologies to fan favorite and my modern hero Kevin Schwantz, the only rider in GP history to have his number retired, but I think he will find in himself to forgive me.

What do you think?

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If i had to pick one man to win one race with all men on underpowered, underachieving machines....................lordy, tough choice...but given shear will to win combined with natural abiliity, although he's not my favorite and this has also turned into one helluva run on sentence....


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Kevin Schwantz for now.

But I think Rossi may be a part of this question in the future.


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