It was never a kick… how can you not see it?

It was never a kick… how can you not see it? There’s been a lot of talk these two days about the incident between Valentino Rossi (VR) and Marc Marquez (MM) at the Malaysian GP. Most of the debate swirls around VR’s alleged kick. The consequences of the “kick” are factual… MM lost the front and crashed. But it was NOT A KICK. It was MM’s front-brake touching VR’s lower-leg (probably his calf) that caused the crash. The consequences are the same, MM crashing, but the reason helps one better understand the mindset of the riders when riding at this level. Their mindset is to beat the other guy. I’ve set it many times before, top sportsmen are NOT nice people. Without a question,