The return of Spain’s ruling class
Some riders immediately ingratiate themselves into your affections, while others just grate. For me, Jorge Lorenzo has always been the latter. Despite the unfaltering respect I feel for his abilities, hard-fought titles, and undeniable all-round riding go
By the time he rolled into parc ferme, I was beaming nearly as much as he was.
Most interestingly though, the change is inside Jorge’s brain, not the bike’s. Just like Rossi has done in the past, he has sat back and come to the only conclusion he could: the bike isn’t going to be what I want – so I have to be what the bike wants. And that’s the mark of an extraordinary rider.
Dani’s back; Marc’s playing the dangerously effective longgame; and now Jorge’s joined the party. This is shaping up to be one hell of a season.