Everyone knows The Ducati gradualy turned into a truck from Stoner's title to the time he left, there is no question Rossi couldn't do better than he did without risking to hurt himself, after 2010 it's understandable he didn't try.
Where are the Ducati now?
@Saturnin Nah sorry boy, i leave the old straight-up-the-bike-no-slide to dinosaurs like yourself who are afraid to use the rear brake and think it's not safe to slide a bike. Ask Jorge he should know, he bins it every time he tries.
The modern way is the Roberts way and today everyone is using it or almost, Marquez knows it too well, proof positive of it, moto gp are gladly comparing them two.
From people who don't have their head up their @ss when it comes to M-C, enjoy:
Moto GP: The parallels between Roberts and Marquez
btw, Roberts comments and footages of Marquez sideways in and out corners are a big STUFF YOU to the SloMos, i love this stuff, not for pussies, that.
Roberts, who participated originally in AMA dirt track racing, drew a
lot of attention with his groove-less slick tires and "hang-on" riding
style, in which he would hang his body over the side of the machine to
the inside during cornering. This Roberts style would have a big
influence on the future of riding styles in road racing. Roberts also
competed in the 250cc class, merely to get acquainted with the GP
tracks, and ended up astonishing many in the field by winning the
Apart for this the guy is not qualified to give an opinion outweighting that of the Slomos.
Yamaha Racing 50th Anniversary Season 1978.
Arriving in a huge motor-home, his aggressive riding style of sliding the rear tire (rear wheel steering), and his hang-off riding posture is now the standard in the GP.
Yamaha Racing 50th Anniversary. Kenny Roberts.