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Forum: Racing 05-29-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,851
Posted By Arkansas
Your example puts it into perfect perspective. ...

Your example puts it into perfect perspective. Excellent visual!

-justin
Forum: Racing 05-26-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,851
Posted By Arkansas
Just curious how this has worked out for you? I...

Just curious how this has worked out for you? I hope well! If you already have a successful business entity, then could you not run the race team under the same business umbrella? That way you...
Forum: Racing 03-21-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 535,230
Posted By Arkansas
http://www.reportmotori.it/wp-content/uploads/2012...

http://www.reportmotori.it/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/rossi-1199-tricolore.jpg

This is what it reminded me of. Colors are more vibrant, but thats it.

-justin
Forum: Racing 08-15-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 593,680
Posted By Arkansas
That bike looks halfway like a chopper. ...

That bike looks halfway like a chopper.

-justin
Forum: Racing 07-21-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,368
Posted By Arkansas
0 to 311mph to almost 0 in 50 seconds

Bill Warner was the first person to take a sit-on motorcycle past 300mph last weekend at Loring Air Force Base. Unbelievable. First time out with his latest "race" bike. His "street" bike just...
Forum: Racing 07-06-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 593,680
Posted By Arkansas
I'm sure its not the most, but Rainey had 3 DNFs...

I'm sure its not the most, but Rainey had 3 DNFs and 1 DNS in only a 13 race season in 1992. Everyone in the paddock rode injured or missed a race or six that season though.

-justin
Forum: Racing 02-11-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By Arkansas
Speedweek is August 13-19 this year. I haven't...

Speedweek is August 13-19 this year. I haven't been to BUB yet, but I personally like lining up beside 400mph streamliners and 300mph roadsters! And there are plenty of other bike guys there as...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,352
Posted By Arkansas
I was actually referring to the 88-89 model like...

I was actually referring to the 88-89 model like this:

<img src=http://motoaus.com/images/stories/kawasaki/ninja-25/kawasaki--zx-10-88.jpg>

But you could also add the 85-87 model zx1000 Ninja...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,352
Posted By Arkansas
Technically you could say that the original ZX10...

Technically you could say that the original ZX10 beat them all to the punch. Of course it was about 10 mph slower the the ZX11C that replaced it though, so maybe not.

-justin
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 65,404
Posted By Arkansas
The salt adds a pretty significant variable in...

The salt adds a pretty significant variable in the available traction. I ran best 197 timed mile with a 199 gps my first time at Bonneville with a stock motor, stock header with no mufflers, power...
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 65,404
Posted By Arkansas
This. You must have at least one brake as per...

This. You must have at least one brake as per the rules, so I ran the back one. Spread the pads before the first run and never touched them again.

-justin
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 65,404
Posted By Arkansas
Most fun you can have on two wheels. It doesn't...

Most fun you can have on two wheels. It doesn't hurt that it has given me a few 200+ mph time slips.

http://i453.photobucket.com/albums/qq253/razorback1912/Dad%20and%20I/speedweek2010193.jpg
...
Forum: Racing 09-28-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,756
Posted By Arkansas
Rocky had a 394 exit speed and was still...

Rocky had a 394 exit speed and was still accelerating. And it was in 4th gear! They had problems shifting one of the engines into 5th, so they just geared it to the hilt in 4th. The race to 400 is...
Forum: Racing 09-02-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By Arkansas
This is the key! Ha! And not because of the...

This is the key! Ha! And not because of the weight, but because of the size. I actually bolted 40lbs of lead to the swingarm to find more traction. Good luck on what will definitely become an...
Forum: Racing 09-02-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By Arkansas
At those speeds, the actual salt will not slow...

At those speeds, the actual salt will not slow you down much if anything at all. The real slipping doesn't come into play too much until around 165 or so. Altitude will be your biggest foe, but WV...
Forum: Racing 09-01-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By Arkansas
P-PV is Vintage Production prior to 1956. What...

P-PV is Vintage Production prior to 1956. What did you have in mind?

-justin
Forum: Racing 08-31-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By Arkansas
Yeah, I didn't get the sailboat out there either....

Yeah, I didn't get the sailboat out there either. It was good for a smile and some pics though. We actually had two planes land out on the salt though. That was pretty damn cool.

-justin
Forum: Racing 08-30-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,112
Posted By Arkansas
Does Rockstar have anybody in the Dakar? Red...

Does Rockstar have anybody in the Dakar? Red Bull and Monster are already there - might make it a bit easier to get into the door. And Monster needs a bike to go along with Gordon's Hummer as well....
Forum: Racing 08-24-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By Arkansas
I added a few captions to some of the pics. Here...

I added a few captions to some of the pics. Here is a link to all the results.

http://scta-bni.org/Bonneville/SpeedWeek_10/results.html

I can help you out with any class designations if you...
Forum: Racing 08-24-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By Arkansas
and my favorite... ...

and my favorite...

http://i453.photobucket.com/albums/qq253/razorback1912/cool%20pics/speedweek2010100.jpg

-justin
Forum: Racing 08-24-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By Arkansas
http://i453.photobucket.com/albums/qq253/razorback...

http://i453.photobucket.com/albums/qq253/razorback1912/cars/speedweek2010055.jpg

http://i453.photobucket.com/albums/qq253/razorback1912/cool%20pics/speedweek2010190.jpg
...
Forum: Racing 08-24-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By Arkansas
http://i453.photobucket.com/albums/qq253/razorback...

http://i453.photobucket.com/albums/qq253/razorback1912/cars/speedweek2010216.jpg

http://i453.photobucket.com/albums/qq253/razorback1912/cars/speedweek2010215.jpg
Poteet and Main streamliner. Set...
Forum: Racing 08-24-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By Arkansas
http://i453.photobucket.com/albums/qq253/razorback...

http://i453.photobucket.com/albums/qq253/razorback1912/cars/speedweek2010089.jpg
This was a ridiculously fast Daytona from Texas. He broke a couple of his own records during the week somewhere in...
Forum: Racing 08-24-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By Arkansas
Speedweek 2010

My dad and I went back to the salt flats again this year aiming for some records. We came up a little short, but I came home with seven 200+mph time slips with a best of 207. My pops got 200 on the...
Forum: Racing 08-24-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 825
Posted By Arkansas
Good luck to you guys. My dad and I just got...

Good luck to you guys. My dad and I just got back this weekend from Speedweek. That place is so addictive.

-justin
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 817
Posted By Arkansas
I ended up just repairing the wrecked GSA...

I ended up just repairing the wrecked GSA instead. That's not to say that the swap wouldn't have been easy enough though.

-justin
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,352
Posted By Arkansas
My completely biased opinions. Collector...

My completely biased opinions.

Collector bikes...
Ducati 916 - most iconic bike in the last 20 years hands down.
MV Agusta F4 - 10+ years later, the 750's are still priced out of reach compared...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,698
Posted By Arkansas
That pretty little thing will be an ex after...

That pretty little thing will be an ex after riding on the back of a 400. Have you looked at those rear seats? With that said, though, they are amazingly fun little bikes. They still handle as...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,496
Posted By Arkansas
You really should consider going for some OEM...

You really should consider going for some OEM body panels over the aftermarket stuff. Bolt on with no concerns about fit and finish. You can find the lowers on ebay for around $75 ea or so easy...
Forum: Racing 03-17-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 225,250
Posted By Arkansas
I don't mean to beat a dead horse here, but I...

I don't mean to beat a dead horse here, but I specifically remember Rizla running Yosh exhaust at the 07 USGP. That was always one of the reasons that I wished to see Yosh take over the GP program...
Forum: Racing 03-17-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 225,250
Posted By Arkansas
Yeah, I realize that's the main association, but...

Yeah, I realize that's the main association, but Yoshimura has been on the GP team since the start of the 4-strokes. Here's a link to KR Jr with it - couldn't imbed for some reason.
...
Forum: Racing 03-17-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 225,250
Posted By Arkansas
Sorry about the pic size, but when did Suzuki...

Sorry about the pic size, but when did Suzuki drop Yosh in favor of Akrapovic?

-justin


<img src="http://www.rizla-suzuki-motogp.co.uk/uploads/pictures/highres/20100312094359_SUZUKI_2.jpg">
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 865,870
Posted By Arkansas
Now that is a thing of beauty! Got any more pics...

Now that is a thing of beauty! Got any more pics or some details?

-justin
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,496
Posted By Arkansas
That bike looks like an excellent start! Love...

That bike looks like an excellent start! Love the black frame, and it appears to already have a 17-inch f2 rear wheel on it, so tire selection will be much easier when the time comes. Good luck...
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,496
Posted By Arkansas
+1 From what I understand, an 88-90 gsxr750...

+1

From what I understand, an 88-90 gsxr750 17-incher can be swapped with maybe the addition of a spacer. Not completely sure on that one. But a YZF full swingarm/wheel combo can work with a bit...
Forum: Racing 03-09-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 8,420
Posted By Arkansas
I definitely think we still need a true Daytona...

I definitely think we still need a true Daytona 200 because there is way too much history there, but what is keeping DMG from opening it up a bit besides the tire issues? Keep things the same in...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,496
Posted By Arkansas
Or better yet, go with a 400/600 hybrid! That...

Or better yet, go with a 400/600 hybrid! That way you get the flickability of the 400 with the streetability of the 600.

But anyway, I can't give you much help on the issues to look out for on...
Forum: Racing 03-02-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 52,286
Posted By Arkansas
I know he made at least one if not two attempts...

I know he made at least one if not two attempts at a comeback after this crash, but Russell's career ended on this day. I think he entered on a Jamie James Yamaha a couple of years ago, right? He...
Forum: Racing 02-27-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 46,375
Posted By Arkansas
Thanks for the insight. Totally missed the Moto...

Thanks for the insight. Totally missed the Moto GP reference in Pantah's original post. Makes perfect sense.

-justin
Forum: Racing 02-27-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 46,375
Posted By Arkansas
I'm not familiar with his history, so what...

I'm not familiar with his history, so what happened to him here? Very strong 2nd place finish on a factory Duc to private Duc and Yamaha?

-justin
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