2021 Supercross Season

Discussion in 'General' started by Bloodhound, Jan 14, 2021.

  1. Bloodhound

    Bloodhound Well-Known Member

    He "out-Friese-d" Friese last night though....
     
  2. Senna

    Senna Well-Known Member

    I thought the coverage on Peacock was pretty solid, but I watched it on replay not live. I watched 450 qualifying, both heats, and the main as well as the 250 main.

    Track layout was a little boring to me after watching some highlights of older seasons, but I guess they keep the first round layout pretty mellow since the guys have only ridden the practice tracks for the past few months.

    The racing looks tiring as fuck, and it's cool to see different lines taken in the corners to try to get the best drive. It is pretty cool to see a domestic two-wheel series with some serious money behind it and many manufacturers involved.
     
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  3. Senna

    Senna Well-Known Member

    Round two tonight. Track layout looks better than Round 1.

     
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  4. socalrider

    socalrider pathetic and rude

    I dont keep up too close with the actual industry- so can someone school me on Gas Gas and KTM? From what I know, Gas Gas was a chinese dirt bike company? KTM bought them and now field KTM, Husky, and Gas Gas?

    Anyway, Barcia is three openers in a row, good on him, hopefully he can keep the pace up all season because like him or not, he brings some excitement. I've been hoping Roczen would get a championship for years now, hope he stays healthy all season.
     
  5. Senna

    Senna Well-Known Member

    GasGas is/was Spanish. It’s supposedly just a factory KTM in red.
     
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  6. socalrider

    socalrider pathetic and rude

    thanks. had/have no clue who they were.
     
  7. skidooboy

    skidooboy supermotojunkie

    Gas Gas was a big player in the Trials riding, and enduro racing scene in Europe. as stated above, a Spanish company. now they are in "The Group", ktm, husqvarna, now GG. gg is entry level, without the bells and whistles, with the lowest price of the 3. KTM is the "workhorse" ready to race, mid price model. Husky is their "flagship" being more expensive with "some better" goodies (debatable). now you are all caught up. :D Ski
     
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  8. Past Glory

    Past Glory Well-Known Member

    Why on earth would anyone be silent about Tomac's chances to defend his title? Is anyone willing to step up and declare Barcia 2021 champ right now? How about declaring that Tomac won't get it?
     
  9. Circacee

    Circacee Well-Known Member

    I'm thinking Roczen or Osborne will take it this year. Barcia is good, but just good. He flatlines pretty quickly. Tomac's gonna Tomac himself outta the championship.
     
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  10. Bloodhound

    Bloodhound Well-Known Member

    I think Roczen....maybe Musquin (he reminds me of Dani Pedrosa) through consistency which has always seem to have been most others issue. I think Tomac is like Stewart, win or bin still... Barcia, he seems to get into his own head as well. The field is deep with no real standouts or shoe ins.
     
  11. masshole

    masshole sixoneseven

    You had it right until the Husky vs KTM comparison- there's not a single part on a Husky that's better than what's oem on a KTM.
     
  12. skidooboy

    skidooboy supermotojunkie


    That is why items are in parenthesis, and my debatable comment is there... This is how "the group" rates them. "they" believe the husky's Magura (failing slave cylinders all the time) hydraulics are "better" than ktm's brembo's, then the composite subframe (again, debatable). I didnt say, I believe or agree with their descriptions, I am just saying this is how "the group" rates, and reports them. dont shoot the messenger. your results may vary. Ski
     
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  13. JJJerry

    JJJerry Well-Known Member

    PSA - Round 2 tonight.
     
  14. eggfooyoung

    eggfooyoung You no eat more!

    Guessing it's airing live on the NBC app only? Guide says 10:30 ET.
     
  15. ttt637

    ttt637 Well-Known Member

    Peacock sucks. Sitting here watch the buffering circle 2x already. It’s not my internet I have gig fiber and have no issues at all streaming anything else. On a good thing the video quality does seem a little better tonight
     
  16. Senna

    Senna Well-Known Member

    I’m not having issues watching on my iPad.
     
  17. Senna

    Senna Well-Known Member

    Hell of a response from Tomac last night. Sounds like Webb is a little behind from a back injury he sustained in the off-season.
     
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  18. Bloodhound

    Bloodhound Well-Known Member

    Kind of a battle of attrition with Chase and Cianciarulo maybe. Wondering if Roczen can hold the lead for a few races...and if Barcia cursed himself with the "one-hit wonder" remark.
     
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  19. Circacee

    Circacee Well-Known Member

    Is it me or are the jerseys a little tight this year? gone are the Baggy SX days.


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  20. COOP 1

    COOP 1 Well-Known Member

    Sexton's get off looked like it HURT!:(
     
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