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Matthew Birt  says:

No new Yamaha gearbox for Cal Crutchlow?

Cal Crutchlow could get an early reminder of the downside of being a non-factory rider in MotoGP in Malaysia next week, with rumours mounting the British rider will not have a new seamless shift gearbox at his disposal from Yamaha when winter testing resumes on Tuesday (February 5). Although Crutchlow’s Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team insist the full spec of the...

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hugelean

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hugelean says:

observation or oral bullshit???? The factory yams sure gave our mard antipodean a fright though and a kicking, so much so that as soon as heard rossi was back on the yam or even more scary possibly the honda he ran for the hills and is still running as we blog.. of course if you choose to believe any of his mind numbing nonsensical excuses for chickening out then that is your perogative it's a free country ..

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Smackbum

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Smackbum says:

Chicken or beef?

Honda offered the biggest pay-check in their history to try and keep Stoner on board, but he declined to reverse his decision to retire because he was scared of Rossi coming back to Yamaha.

If you can say the above without laughing then you have a serious problem.

Anyway - I doubt whether Rossi decreed that Cal shouldn't get all the toys, but the factory wouldn't want anything to interfere with Jorge and Vale taking on Dani and Marc .... so there could be more than pure $$$ keeping the gearbox from the satellite bikes.

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