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1/2/2018 10:08 PM

Ken Roczen Has won 25 out of the last 30 races he had lined up for.

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1/2/2018 10:15 PM

That's awesome but the real issue is the fact that he hasn't lined up for the past 26 races that were run.

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1/2/2018 10:43 PM

He had fully functioning limb, wasnt sitting on a couch for a year didn't have a baby arm either. He will be a 5-10th rider till outdoors.

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1/2/2018 10:57 PM

Rockinar wrote:

He had fully functioning limb, wasnt sitting on a couch for a year didn't have a baby arm either. He will be a 5-10th rider till outdoors.

Put money on that, lol.

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1/3/2018 12:27 AM

RPM68 wrote:

Put money on that, lol.

Agreed- 1-3...

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1/3/2018 12:34 AM

jorgechavez wrote:

That's awesome but the real issue is the fact that he hasn't lined up for the past 26 races that were run.

An issue?? Perhaps 26 races off has helped than hindered...for all we know

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1/3/2018 6:26 AM



Never try to argue with idiots; they will only bring you down to their level.....and being more experienced, they will beat you at their own game!

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1/3/2018 6:39 AM

Where he finishes I believe is not important at this stage. He’s just returning from an injury that nearly cost his arm. I’m impressed that he’s even back in the game. What he can and can’t acomplish on the track at this stage is secondary. He’s put in the effort and has been training and is ready. I wish him safety and success. His determination is inspiring.

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1/3/2018 6:42 AM

Anybody that races knows what missing 26 races and almost losing his arm is going to do to his chances of winning this year!

If he does win he will reset all future expectations.

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1/3/2018 7:21 AM

Look at Villopoto in 2010, broke both legs badly. Came back 2011 won A1 and eventually the title

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1/3/2018 7:27 AM
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anyone who doubts this kid would be spouting the same shit if he hadn't got wrecked last season.

i got Roczen winning it all this year

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1/3/2018 7:30 AM

If he’s top ten at A1, he should be happy and it would be a great thing to build on.

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1/3/2018 7:38 AM

He's crashed out of every SX season. Now, after sitting on the sidelines for nearly a year, not racing at all, he's THE favorite? I don't see how this last year makes him better. Until he has speed and SX consistency I don't have him as a threat to win title. Any given race, absolutely.

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1/3/2018 8:14 AM

peelout wrote:

anyone who doubts this kid would be spouting the same shit if he hadn't got wrecked last season.

i got Roczen winning it all this year

I like Roczen but I’m not being emotional at all about him for good or bad.

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1/3/2018 8:21 AM

TDeath21 wrote:

If he’s top ten at A1, he should be happy and it would be a great thing to build on.

Yep

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1/3/2018 8:34 AM

peelout wrote:

anyone who doubts this kid would be spouting the same shit if he hadn't got wrecked last season.

i got Roczen winning it all this year

Wager?

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1/3/2018 8:40 AM

peelout wrote:

anyone who doubts this kid would be spouting the same shit if he hadn't got wrecked last season.

i got Roczen winning it all this year

mxb2 wrote:

Wager?

as a lifetime Lions fan, i've learned to keep my money and my hopes separate

kcco

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1/3/2018 8:41 AM

Rockinar wrote:

He had fully functioning limb, wasnt sitting on a couch for a year didn't have a baby arm either. He will be a 5-10th rider till outdoors.

Dude you’re a real piece of work. Not accurate at all.

You sure do spew a bunch of negativity around here

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1/3/2018 8:46 AM

peelout wrote:

anyone who doubts this kid would be spouting the same shit if he hadn't got wrecked last season.

i got Roczen winning it all this year

mxb2 wrote:

Wager?

peelout wrote:

as a lifetime Lions fan, i've learned to keep my money and my hopes separate

Haha, I feel ya,. Redskins fan here.

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1/3/2018 8:53 AM

My worry is when he has his first big fall and how that arm holds up.

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1/3/2018 8:56 AM

mxb2 wrote:

Wager?

peelout wrote:

as a lifetime Lions fan, i've learned to keep my money and my hopes separate

mxb2 wrote:

Haha, I feel ya,. Redskins fan here.

my (not quite) step son is a Redskins fan... he's going to be heart broken, he got a Cousins jersey this Christmas

kcco

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1/3/2018 8:57 AM

PRM31 wrote:

He's crashed out of every SX season. Now, after sitting on the sidelines for nearly a year, not racing at all, he's THE favorite? I don't see how this last year makes him better. Until he has speed and SX consistency I don't have him as a threat to win title. Any given race, absolutely.

Everybody in the 450 field (short of Reed) has "crashed out of every SX season"

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1/3/2018 10:51 AM

mxr746 wrote:

Where he finishes I believe is not important at this stage. He’s just returning from an injury that nearly cost his arm. I’m impressed that he’s even back in the game. What he can and can’t acomplish on the track at this stage is secondary. He’s put in the effort and has been training and is ready. I wish him safety and success. His determination is inspiring.

This 100%. Well said that man.

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1/3/2018 11:18 AM

bball35 wrote:

My worry is when he has his first big fall and how that arm holds up.

I thought the same thing a few hours ago. Can it handle a first turn crash?

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1/3/2018 11:32 AM

PRM31 wrote:

He's crashed out of every SX season. Now, after sitting on the sidelines for nearly a year, not racing at all, he's THE favorite? I don't see how this last year makes him better. Until he has speed and SX consistency I don't have him as a threat to win title. Any given race, absolutely.

He has crashed out in 2015 and 2017
He finished 3rd and 2nd in 2014 and 2016.
Before he had that crash in 2015 he hadn't missed a SINGLE race in his entire career which goes back to the Portugal GP in 2009

Not many riders on the line that have a better record than that.

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1/3/2018 12:51 PM

peelout wrote:

as a lifetime Lions fan, i've learned to keep my money and my hopes separate

mxb2 wrote:

Haha, I feel ya,. Redskins fan here.

peelout wrote:

my (not quite) step son is a Redskins fan... he's going to be heart broken, he got a Cousins jersey this Christmas

Nice, at least I have a co-fan.. I ll get him some redskins swag,. I have a nfl hookup

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1/3/2018 1:12 PM

PRM31 wrote:

He's crashed out of every SX season. Now, after sitting on the sidelines for nearly a year, not racing at all, he's THE favorite? I don't see how this last year makes him better. Until he has speed and SX consistency I don't have him as a threat to win title. Any given race, absolutely.

Dirty Points wrote:

Everybody in the 450 field (short of Reed) has "crashed out of every SX season"

2012 Dallas?

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1/3/2018 1:15 PM

TDeath21 wrote:

If he’s top ten at A1, he should be happy and it would be a great thing to build on.

You really think that he put in all that rehab this year to be happy with a top 10?
I think he would mighty disappointed with himself if he's not top 4, knowing A1
Is not the place to over achieve .

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1/3/2018 1:23 PM

Why dont we wait and see how he does. Counting 30 some odd motos from outdoors in 2016 doesnt mean shit for supercross 2018 with a bum arm

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1/3/2018 1:27 PM

jorgechavez wrote:

That's awesome but the real issue is the fact that he hasn't lined up for the past 26 races that were run.


In 2017 he ACTUALLY missed:
14 SX races
24 MX races
1 US MXGP race
1 MXoN race
1 Monster Cup
1 Red Bull Straight Rhythm
1 Paris SX
1 Geneva SX
1 SUPER-X race (maybe)

That's a lot of missed racing for anyone. I'm just glad he can ride again. Shows how much heart that guy has. Our sport needs him for sure. I hope he can jump right back into winning pace, but its going to be VERY TOUGH.

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