Video: Vermeulen Explains Why He Isn't Riding At Phillip Island

As we reported earlier, Kawasaki's Chris Vermeulen has been forced to skip both the test at Phillip Island and the World Superbike season opener which follows this upcoming weekend. The problem is Vermeulen's knee, which he damaged in two crashes last year, and which is preventing him from being able to bend his knee sufficiently to ride the bike properly. Vermeulen posted a video on his Youtube channel explaining his decision not to ride, but pronouncing himself hopeful that he will be back at Donington and Assen. Here's what he had to say:

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