- Dec 3, 1999
I wonder if RC has thought about this: he went from team green (color) to team red which is green in philosophy. They are marketing their cr450f as their best motocrosser. They also will want to snuggle up with the greenies as per their corporate philosophy, so RC may spend one year adjusting to the new cr250 and then be pressured into another year trying to go 4-stroke. If anyone has ever completely mastered 2-stroke technique it's RC and I just can't see him riding a 4-stroke as fast. But my prediction is that Honda will force him to do just that and Ferry and other 4-stroke masters will leave him in the dust. Honda bought a year of the #1 plate without any effort but I seriously doubt they'll be able to hang onto it.