It’s pretty much impossible to debate that Valentino Rossi is an unmatched talent when it comes to two-wheeled competition
Riders adjust their brake levers based on personal preference. Some like to use 4 fingers to pull the lever, others like to do the same with just 1 finger. Each requires a different amount of pressure to achieve the same stopping power. There is no “playful tweak”, every centimetre counts. Read more
Ah, right right, fair. I guess from a points perspective it’s all the same, as anything outside of the top 15 brings home nothing.
Riders going shoulder to shoulder is normal. How they exit corners after attempting to overtake (outside vs inside, slow-in/fast-out and vice versa) and falling into the slip stream all make it possible and common. A little slip stream looks to be ow he caught him here, perhaps coupled with better corner exit speed.
What’s particularly baffling, aside from the obvious, is the other customers who don’t really react to what’s happening. Maybe that’s because the tasteful barrier has censored most of it, or maybe it’s because there’s really nothing to do when a human decides to take a spiteful shit and fling it. Read more