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Matthew Birt  says:

Ben Spies: ‘I’ll never race again’

Ben Spies has admitted the serious shoulder injury that forced him into premature retirement last year will never recover sufficiently enough to allow the Texan race again. The triple American superbike champion first damaged his right shoulder at the end of 2012 when he crashed out of a rain-lashed Malaysian round while riding for Yamaha’s factory squad. Spies moved to the Ignite...

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  • Posted 186 days ago (18 April 2014 09:26)

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Aug 10

Posts: 507

shawno76 says:

Oi Stig!

What's wrong with webbed fingers?

Can help you out of a sticky situation when you're against the wall.

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Dec 08

Posts: 1982

thestig08 says:

shawno ha ha

 Know what you mean ,different kind of web though ,take a look over head !

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Jan 11

Posts: 656

carloslavado says:

 Ben really was a great rider. I was gutted that he came to WSBK and took yet another title that i reckoned was my favorite rider Nori Haga's title at the beginning of that season. No one knew jus't how the first crosplane R1 would do, and i thought an Ama champ on a new brand and a new bike wouldn't be a big threat. How ironic that Nori got beat by a Yamaha. But fair play to Ben, didn't know any of the tracks. But was fast from first days in free practice at every race. Verry impressive, no one else rode close to that level on the R1 after Ben Spies. 

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Apr 11

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ow01fogno1 says:


and your sad and lonely.



oh dear

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Jun 11

Posts: 2564

PaceyCasey says:

I feel sorry for Ben. Talented rider and a nice bloke. It'd be good to see him in and around the paddock in the future if possible but if not, then all the very best.

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Jan 13

Posts: 163

RevNutz says:

As he already said this?

He retired last year I thought. Why does he have to say it again? 

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