How Marquez became just another human at Austin

How Marquez became just another human at Austin

Marc Marquez's reign of dominance at Austin was the perfect demonstration of the talents that have made him MotoGP's leading rider. But this year, a rare off moment reminded the bike world that he is not infallible

If you've ever seen the opening sequence of the Academy Award-acclaimed motion picture Dallas Buyers Club, you'll know just how intrinsic the sport of rodeo is interwoven into Texas culture. And while there are many elements to its show, wild horse or bull riding are its signature disciplines.

If you're a MotoGP fan, it's Marc Marquez and his wild Honda taming that's been the main event when Dorna brings its two-wheeled show to Austin.

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