Valentino Rossi concedes he is still not at "100 percent" after crashing while training on a motocross bike last Sunday.
The Italian was taken to hospital with chest and torso injuries when he suffered a heavy crash during training.
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And although he was declared fit to race in this weekend's Italian MotoGP, he admits he's not yet back to full fitness.
"I'm still not at 100 percent, I have some pain around," he told MotoGP.com.
"But the feeling is not that bad.
"We need to wait, to see with the bike if I have some pain when I ride and we'll push to improve step by step during the week."