Rossi, Bayliss and the Gothic Kitties of Qatar
Thursday, December 18, 2008
Wading through the droves of teenagers while doing my last bit of Christmas shopping at the mall reminded me of a scene from Froggy's Bar in Daytona during Bike Week. The difference is that the fishnet stockings, torn-up outfits, dyed black hair, over done eyeliner and preposterous piercings are adorning twitty teenage girls not blitzed biker babes. No wonder those freaks in Pennsylvania selling Gothic Kittens
on the web were raking in the dough - everyone seems to be pierced from top to bottom so heck, why not your little kitty too? Speaking of raking in the dough, can you imagine if Don King was signed-on to promote the rumored upcoming showdown between Valentino Rossi and Troy Bayliss that Motociclismo
is reporting will take place at the first round of the 2009 SBK championship?
I can see the marquee now: 600-bazillion grains of sand, 28-laps, 4 sets of tires, two racing legends, one trophy. Welcome to Qatar where Rossi with his pierced ears and
Would Rossi Win?
flamboyant style the envy of every young racer around the world attempts to dethrone the calm and cool reigning World Superbike champion in a one race showdown. R1 versus 1098R on Pirelli spec tires, oh yeah baby. Uh, what's that again? What about Rossi's Bridgestone deal? What about Bayliss being retired? What about the kittens? As much as I would love to see this showdown of these two Jedi-masters it just doesn't seem likely to happen in my opinion. I hope I 'm wrong, I really do but there's a better chance of finding a live, tattooed pussy cat for sale at the mall pet shop than there is seeing Bayliss and Rossi elbowing each other for position while crossing the finish line at 160-mph. Then again stranger things have happened.
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