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10/18/2017 9:14 AM

a little more goose to make it to the next level. He was always 2 notches away. Seeing him on his new scooter and the new look in his eyes I am gonna say he might just be a spoiler in SX this season. I say he wins a couple and podiums quite a bit this year

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10/18/2017 9:21 AM

I would love to see it but I doubt it. I think he will grab a podium or 2 when Anderson, Musquin or Tomac has issues but he will still be a step behind the top dogs.

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10/18/2017 9:21 AM

The best shot he ever got and will have. Time to make it happend!

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10/18/2017 9:26 AM
Edited Date/Time: 10/18/2017 9:27 AM

Agreed.

Almost a perfect storm for better results. Dungey retired, Roczen getting back to form, and other riders (like himself) figuring out new rides/bikes. Webb, Bogle, Milsaps, Barcia come to mind. Training with Musquin and Anderson will pay off big time too.

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10/18/2017 9:28 AM

I think that he will have multiple podiums if he stays healthy. Maybe even a win late in the season when the field is really thin!

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10/18/2017 9:32 AM
Edited Date/Time: 10/18/2017 9:33 AM

You can tell a lot by the look in someone's eyes. Stay healthy and kick some ass Tickle. The eyes reflect the mindset I say.

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10/18/2017 9:47 AM

A solid team...check
A proven race program..check
A proven bike...check
A legacy of winning..check
Obvious talent..check
Roger Decoster..check

His visits to the box will increase.

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10/18/2017 9:56 AM

IMO- Tickle gets caught in the "Nice Guy Syndrome"... he definitely has the talent, he has the heart, and the work ethic. However, he sometimes seems to lack the "fire under your ass" that more aggressive type personalities have.
I believe this can play into your confidence level. It seems that once he gets rolling, his finishes are higher up the food chain.
I think that the change of awning/program/ and a few other things this season will throw a log or two on the proverbial fire, and we'll see him up front more often.

That being said, he's a hell of a nice guy! Maybe to a fault... cool

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Straight Outta Compression

10/18/2017 10:18 AM

If he suddenly starts winning, which i doubt, some credit should go to Aldon. Just look att osborne after he got to train with him. And all the other champions training with Aldon

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10/18/2017 10:21 AM

The time is now if he wants to make it happen. I'd love to see a spoiler.

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10/18/2017 2:51 PM

Don't sleep on a 250SX Champ! Dude has some potential.

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Braaapin' aint easy.

10/18/2017 4:18 PM

I think SX podiums are possable but a win would be the perfect storm. Out doors he might have a win in him?

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10/18/2017 4:26 PM

I like to see Tickle with this opportunity with an official KTM. It's now or never, Good luck Broc !!

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10/18/2017 5:12 PM

I was impressed at Monster Cup for being on the bike just a short time.......He was smooth, consistent and not that far off the pace behind Anderson......More time on the bike and more training......I think he will have a good year.

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10/18/2017 6:12 PM

From solid top 10 to solid top 5. Podium here and there

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10/18/2017 6:20 PM
Edited Date/Time: 10/18/2017 6:22 PM

I can see Tickle getting podium finishes but I just can't see him winning. I'd pick Anderson for wins over Tickle.

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10/18/2017 6:24 PM

Bobby is on the Tickle Train?

Damn.

Things change.

Nice

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I ripped a start from Egypt and I was happy about that.

10/18/2017 6:36 PM
Edited Date/Time: 10/18/2017 6:37 PM

TeamGreen wrote:

Bobby is on the Tickle Train?

Damn.

Things change.

Nice

Who besides you and DC have seen more racers race in person than myself? I know my shit bro..... Hehehe

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10/18/2017 7:10 PM

Big Tickle fan here and my Yorkie, Fiddie wants to give a big ARF out to Eddie!

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10/18/2017 7:18 PM

For a fuckin tickle!?

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10/18/2017 7:27 PM

DE262 wrote:

IMO- Tickle gets caught in the "Nice Guy Syndrome"... he definitely has the talent, he has the heart, and the work ethic. However, he sometimes seems to lack the "fire under your ass" that more aggressive type personalities have.
I believe this can play into your confidence level. It seems that once he gets rolling, his finishes are higher up the food chain.
I think that the change of awning/program/ and a few other things this season will throw a log or two on the proverbial fire, and we'll see him up front more often.

That being said, he's a hell of a nice guy! Maybe to a fault... cool

Nice guys don’t always finish last..

Photo

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Positively, absolutely 110% obsessed with anything MOTO.

10/18/2017 7:31 PM

Be lucky to get 1pofium in sx,let alone a flipping win...

Better mx rider

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RV, 4 th to 8 th, mxgp

10/18/2017 7:43 PM
Edited Date/Time: 10/18/2017 7:44 PM

struth wrote:

Be lucky to get 1pofium in sx,let alone a flipping win...

Better mx rider

Who asked you sir gherkin dick?

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10/18/2017 8:24 PM

Agree.

And WTF happened to the raiders man! I was pumped for the season to start, Now? Ugh! need a sirous winning streak and for Lynch to start producing!

Oops wrong thread
Go Tickle!.......someone

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10/18/2017 8:28 PM

He's gotta buy the wife some botox and a new Caddy somehow. Better put that pumpkin on the box!

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10/18/2017 8:48 PM
Edited Date/Time: 10/18/2017 8:48 PM

I'll say podium but not top step.. Even though he works his ass off and it would be well desearved

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10/19/2017 12:19 AM

struth wrote:

Be lucky to get 1pofium in sx,let alone a flipping win...

Better mx rider

BobbyM wrote:

Who asked you sir gherkin dick?

Puts up thread in a forum , gets up set when someone replys , wtf

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RV, 4 th to 8 th, mxgp

10/19/2017 8:12 AM

DE262 wrote:

IMO- Tickle gets caught in the "Nice Guy Syndrome"... he definitely has the talent, he has the heart, and the work ethic. However, he sometimes seems to lack the "fire under your ass" that more aggressive type personalities have.
I believe this can play into your confidence level. It seems that once he gets rolling, his finishes are higher up the food chain.
I think that the change of awning/program/ and a few other things this season will throw a log or two on the proverbial fire, and we'll see him up front more often.

That being said, he's a hell of a nice guy! Maybe to a fault... cool

F150Motocrosser wrote:

Nice guys don’t always finish last..

Photo

Whoa guy- never said he was destined to finish last!
...but yes, I can tell you that Factory KTM now probably has the "nicest" team in the paddock.

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Straight Outta Compression

10/19/2017 8:24 AM

I think Broc Tickle has needed the right fire under his ass...in the form of great bike, great team management/support & great training...to ignite his talent. Maybe he was too complacent on RCH, maybe it was the bike, maybe it was too much team drama, maybe he just needed something...different. Well, maybe Orange is his color! He looked pretty damned good at MEC, and although that might not mean anything when the gate drops at A1...I think the guy will suprise a lot of people. He might not win an overall, but I can see the guy making the podium a few times for sure.

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10/19/2017 8:26 AM

Alison could very easily do with Tickle what he did to Osborne

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