Undisputed or nearly undisputed GOATs

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  1. 2blueYam

    2blueYam Track Day Addict

    General as in generally or this "General"::D
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  2. Mongo

    Mongo Administrator

  3. sdg

    sdg *

    Blazing Saddles
  4. kevinr

    kevinr Well-Known Member

    Ricky Carmichael
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  5. redtailracing

    redtailracing gone tuna fishin'

    Alex Honnold
    Michael Schumacher
    Rossi (Marquez will likely claim this eventually IF he can get healthy and stay that way)
    John Surtees - for motorsports in general.
    Michael Phelps

    Not sure I can think of any other GOATs at the moment. But in my opinion there is no argument to be made against those listed above. All the ball sports have too many greats with decent enough arguments to be made for them. Don't follow hockey.
  6. Past Glory

    Past Glory Well-Known Member

    Roger DeCoster. Aside from his championships as a rider, he brought championships to every manufacturer that had him a team manager, plus he oversaw the longest winning streak in M/XDN.
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  7. HPPT

    HPPT !!!

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  8. 2blueYam

    2blueYam Track Day Addict

    Seriously Rossi? We probably have at least 15% of the Beeb that thinks it is Ago, Stoner, Rossi or MM. There are multiple threads disputing it.
    You have to admit Sainz has regularly kicked Loeb's butt in the Dakar. Loeb is like 12 years younger and should be close to prime rally raid age.
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  9. redtailracing

    redtailracing gone tuna fishin'

    Not changing my mind. Ago had machinery from a different planet than everybody else was on. Only person that would argue Stoner is that numbnuts from Flori-duh. Marc simply doesn't have the career stats yet.
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  10. HPPT

    HPPT !!!

    Dakar ain't WRC. That's like comparing MotoGP and EWC.
  11. OGs750

    OGs750 Well-Known Member

    Tiger Woods
  12. HPPT

    HPPT !!!

    I agree but you really think he gets 90% of the vote? I doubt that.
  13. RonR

    RonR Well-Known Member

    Jack Nicholous would pull a lot of votes
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  14. Dan Dubeau

    Dan Dubeau Well-Known Member

    Jack Nicklaus would pull more.. :D
  15. Boman Forklift

    Boman Forklift Well-Known Member

    Yea I think Jack won 3 more majors than Tiger.
  16. kenessex

    kenessex unregistered user

    Leonardo Da Vinci
  17. pjzocc

    pjzocc Well-Known Member

  18. Yzasserina

    Yzasserina sound it out

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  19. DrA5

    DrA5 The OTHER Great Dane

    I go back to my thought that the discussion should be GOTE vs GOAT. Greatest of their Era. Rule changes, technology, better training methods make it hard to compare vastly different eras. Bart Starr is one of the best quaterbacks when it comes to leading a team to a Championship, but he rarely gets mentioned with Brady, Montana, etc. When he played, it wasn't a QB centric, heavy throwing league like it is now.
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  20. rd49

    rd49 Well-Known Member

    Buick? :D

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