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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-03-2006, 01:49 PM Thread Starter
 
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Found this while lurking on another site. Whoa...these are some (fit) skinny guys!! I knew Rossi was thin....but damn 130 lbs and almost 6 foot??


Pedrosa: 104 lb, 5'2"
Elias: 121 lb, 5'4"
Melandri: 128 lb, 5'6"
Stoner: 128 lb 5'7"
Capirossi: 130 lb, 5'1"
Rossi: 130 lb, 5'11"
Hayden: 150 lb, 5'8"
Gibernau: 154 lb, 5'9"




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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-03-2006, 03:36 PM
 
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Light weight riders=faster lap times and more acceleration. Look at jockies, too. They are really light. That reminds me (again)--I could lose a few pounds...
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-03-2006, 03:53 PM Thread Starter
 
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Well that was kind of the arguement.... One person says that weigh is a factor because:

"Less weight equals more acceleration, slower fuel consumption and longer tire life."

Another person said (about Dani Pedrosa):

"someone REALLY believes than in MOTOGP is better less weight ??? In 125, maybe, but in such powerful bikes you need to place your weight in correct place every time....he can not get his tyres on proper temperature, because of his lack of weight ... you know, less weight , less traction.....less temperature...." And then goes on to say Dani is just a better rider.

And yet another person said:

"the 125/1000 doesn't matter much coming into turns. but on straightaways ur weight makes a lot of sense. "


I was just reading the debate on how weight affects different things...it was interesting.




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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-03-2006, 04:17 PM
 
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Stats on the male riders dont do much for me.
How about stats on the umbrella girls.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-03-2006, 06:33 PM
 
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Stats on the male riders dont do much for me.
How about stats on the umbrella girls.
And pictures!
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