You picked a fine time to leave me loose wheel.

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  1. nozzle

    nozzle New Member

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    I rewound and Slo-Mo'd that at least 5 times while watching the race... WoW!
    I first thought possibly the rider behind him had hit the rear wheel with some force, but I did not see evidence of that.
     
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    heat, I did the same, no contact
     
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    I pray to God that never happens to me. Holy crap!
     
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    :scared: Holy shit dude!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    hmm. that's something you dont see every day.
     
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    Maxime-Berger-Supersonic-Ducati-635x462.jpg

    Check out those spokes!
     
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    nozzle New Member

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    I guess this is one good reason to not use racing wheels on the street - they even fail on the race track some days.

    I imagine the tire guys were proud of how much grip their rubber compond provided - pulled the wheel right off the spoke. And every viewer will now check their rear rim the next time they feel a funny vibration back there.
     
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    nozzle New Member

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    need to link to War LowRider for that image.

    Nozzle instant caption contest: potential entries:
    * Jacques french wheel surrendered when he tried to attack the apex
    * The Ducati was going to win, but the rear wheel spoke too soon
    * Racing can be a grind
    * Time to make the donuts!

    anyone else?
     
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    Ducati will be running an extra wheel in the Donnington WSBK race this weekend, in honor of the Japanese people suffering from the recent earthquake and tsunami disaster.


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    Holy crap that would suck so bad. I bet ducati will be giving the wheel manufacturers hell.
     
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    " I think I'm just spinning my wheel here "
     
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