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C50_nagl_mxgp_1_qat_2015_1425502560 Germinator Quote
9/22/2017 4:47 AM

Seewer unemployed and so is Jasikonis and the whole MX2 Team.

Whose fault is it?
The sport in general?
The immense cost of the world chamionship run by Luongo?
Or Suzuki itself?
C50_s1600_jb_1412226341 JB 19 Quote
9/22/2017 4:52 AM

I don't know what's going on, but maybe a spec ecu is something that needs to be explored before we get into Moto GP level electronics. Seems like it would help control costs for the smaller teams.

C50_18290113_1019998028136411_1270589478_o_1493931076 Motofinne Quote
9/22/2017 5:05 AM
JB 19 wrote:

I don't know what's going ...more

There has been strong rumors of spec ECU coming into MXGP soon.

GET is involved.

I'm 100% in favor of something like that. Maybe even spec tires like in MotoGP.

With this said, i don't buy that rumor. MX2 team might go away but not the 450 MXGP team. I just can't see how Everts closes the MXGP team, that would be embarrassing for him and Suzuki.

C50_s1600_tumblr_muriyfrnsx1r46py4o1_1280_1381979943_1413511971 Crush Quote
9/22/2017 5:13 AM
JB 19 wrote:

I don't know what's going ...more

I'm not sure ECU's or electronic costs are an investment worth comparing to what they need to spend to go race MXGP.

Cheers, Crush

C50_profile_1424660203 ML512 Quote
9/22/2017 5:29 AM

I heard yesterday that there won't be a factory Suzuki team for the All-Japan Nationals in 18.

Vital MX's Do-All Minion...

Instagram: @Michael_Lindsay512

C50_nagl_mxgp_1_qat_2015_1425502560 Germinator Quote
9/22/2017 5:37 AM
ML512 wrote:

I heard yesterday that ...more


Are they gonna drop Moto completely or how do they want to sell bikes with 0 exposure?

And all that just after they released a new bike...

C50_18290113_1019998028136411_1270589478_o_1493931076 Motofinne Quote
9/22/2017 5:38 AM
ML512 wrote:

I heard yesterday that ...more

So Suzuki is basically completely backing out of MX. Nothing surprising though, they are lucky to have JGR in USA.

How long is the deal between JGR & Suzuki?

C50_bubba bradnelson Quote
9/22/2017 5:39 AM
ML512 wrote:

I heard yesterday that ...more

Wow. But JGR is locked in....... right ??

C50_2014_04_11_22.55.15_1413514143 Johnny Depp Quote
9/22/2017 5:39 AM

Wow, decisions made off of a test. Shock waves.

Seriously, the math doesn't add up. Tip of the iceberg here.

2015 Beta 500 RS, history: 99 KTM 300, 87 CR250, 84 KLR 600, 82 GPZ 550, 81 KX 250, 80 KX 250, 79 Montesa 414 VE, 78 250 VB, 77 360 VB, 76 360 VA, 75 YZ 125, 74 TM 125, 72 TS 125, 60's West Bend Go Boy Kart

C50_49_1577_1786787_20170107_210926_1503225428 JackLHyde Quote
9/22/2017 6:11 AM

I'm just here for the violence.

And I blame Vitals 450 shootout, shame on you Michael!

C50_img_0001_1488899420 stillwelding Quote
9/22/2017 6:22 AM
Johnny Depp wrote:

Wow, decisions made off of ...more

Maybe you can sign them up with Alta.

C50_swrr_1457545958 crusty_xx Quote
9/22/2017 6:48 AM

Damn it that sucks so bad for seewer and especially jasikonis.
Also will be interesting to see what everts will do now. Hope he can help AJ get a decent ride

C50_101347410_1258698954 gt80rider Quote
9/22/2017 7:06 AM
Johnny Depp wrote:

Wow, decisions made off of ...more

Sad, but for the first time in my life I am legitimately worried that mx/sx is going to go the way of pinball machines, paintball, and car audio...

sucks.... massively...

Die Antwoord

C50_kx450f_1471024795 mx_563 Quote
9/22/2017 7:08 AM

What a shit show over there at Suzuki. But it's been that way pretty much since the 80s. The full-floater system is their only major contribution to bike development is it not? Other than that, they've always been behind in development and rider support. Last to the removable subframe lowboy pipe party, leopard graphics in the early 90s (seriously WTF?), copied Yamaha's 2-stroke engine in the early 2000s, the Kawazuki 250F, not able to keep DeCoster, No 450F development for like 8 years or whatever, RCH folding, now this.

It can't be a money issue because little itty-bitty TM fields an MXGP team. Boutique brands Beta, Sherco and GasGas field WEC teams and have developed their own unique bikes. It's not 2008 anymore. We might not be in the heyday of bike sales but the market isn't in the gutter anymore is it?

I'm really curious how this JGR alliance is going to work out. Based on Suzuki's record, it does not seem wise to do business with them.

How do they plan on promoting the "new" (revised) 450F in Europe without a team in MXGP?

C50_img_2764_1506876328 steed 2.0 Quote
9/22/2017 7:12 AM
JackLHyde wrote:

I'm just here for the ...more

Dude I hope you are joking, this is going on for a long time ‘Win on Sunday, sell on Monday’ didn't apply to them,
they had the best riders under contract Carmichael, Roczen etc. just to name a few... It's a PR issue not the bike at least that's how I see it, agree to disagree

C50 Robgvx Quote
9/22/2017 7:14 AM

Sorry to say it's true.


C50_s1200_rinaldiyamaha_1_of_4_1490270813 #434 Quote
9/22/2017 7:27 AM

Damn, that suck if true.
For me there is only one way for Suzuki: Invest heavily in R&D or be gone. Look at Yami and Honda. KTM was taking over, they reacted, spent the money and now Yami sells an awful lot of 250f and Honda their 450.

C50_49_1577_1786787_20170107_210926_1503225428 JackLHyde Quote
9/22/2017 7:30 AM
JackLHyde wrote:

I'm just here for the ...more

steed 2.0 wrote:

Dude I hope you are ...more

Don't worry, I'm the king of sarcasm.

Sucks badly.

C50_2001125lq_1380490272 ATKpilot99 Quote
9/22/2017 7:36 AM

Not surprising. There has got to be little to no ROI in motocross and when you combine that with Luongo's outrageous fees there you have it.

C50 Thisusernameisavailable Quote
9/22/2017 7:36 AM
mx_563 wrote:

What a shit show over ...more

if "last to the removable subframe party" really is important, then so is 'first to the EFI party' surely??

C50_images_28 Muscle-Milk-KTM Quote
9/22/2017 7:38 AM

If all these rumours are true, then there's gonna be hardly anyone on the gates next year. So many top riders with no rides. Very sad times in our sport right now.

C50_s1200_rinaldiyamaha_1_of_4_1490270813 #434 Quote
9/22/2017 7:39 AM

Just read the article, sounds legit It also says Everts is trying to field a private team. Hope he can pull it off!

C50_img_2764_1506876328 steed 2.0 Quote
9/22/2017 7:44 AM
#434 wrote:

Damn, that suck if true.

It's not the bike per se... they need something like Saatchi & Saatchi
only this cost serious money, Roczen's contract was a bargain in comparison

C50 dirtdog36 Quote
9/22/2017 7:45 AM
ATKpilot99 wrote:

Not surprising. There has ...more


C50 dirtdog36 Quote
9/22/2017 7:48 AM

Also this is happening here too, this is not just an MXGP problem

C50_jimmy_2_1393957256 JRT812 Quote
9/22/2017 7:51 AM

What the freak is Suzuki's deal? Why come out with a new bike (like it or dislike it) to pull this shit? Either commit to the sport or kick rocks. I was pretty excited about the appearance of them trying to improve their program the past few years, but they're still a joke of a manufacture.

C50_jeffro_rm2_1468475135 jeffro503 Quote
9/22/2017 8:10 AM

Man , this is all a real bummer to hear. I don't get how a manufacture plans on selling bikes , if they have no race development going on , no exposure , no riders , ect....

Suzuki isn't a small business , and if companies like Sherco and Beta can field race teams......seriously , what the hell?

And there goes Jeffro. One of God's own prototypes. A super high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die.

Pimpin' Ho's , Rollin' fatty's......drinkin' beers , beers , beers!! ~ Ja

C50_img_2764_1506876328 steed 2.0 Quote
9/22/2017 8:14 AM
jeffro503 wrote:

Man , this is all a real ...more

It's not just the MX division, the entire brand is sick... hard core MX fans may associate them with Carmichael, Decoster etc. but not the general public, who associate them more with mini cars who doesn't look the part at all.

C50_jimmy_2_1393957256 JRT812 Quote
9/22/2017 8:15 AM
jeffro503 wrote:

Man , this is all a real ...more

Totally agree with your last sentence. Just wasting everyone's time and energy

C50 SmokinJoe439 Quote
9/22/2017 8:20 AM

So all of this on one article on one website this news would be all over if true.

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