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Forum: Racing 08-10-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 944
Views: 68,365
Posted By IgoFar
It was good to see Canard take a moto win, the...

It was good to see Canard take a moto win, the guy is the definition of heart and determination. To have suffered a series of major, potentially career ending injuries, and to come back and run at...
Forum: Racing 08-04-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 68,365
Posted By IgoFar
There's always the WMX. :lol3

There's always the WMX. :lol3
Forum: Racing 07-28-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 68,365
Posted By IgoFar
Wow, that's terrible. I'm hoping for a speedy...

Wow, that's terrible. I'm hoping for a speedy recovery. Please keep us posted.
Forum: Racing 07-23-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 68,365
Posted By IgoFar
No doubt the riders. That's one thing I love...

No doubt the riders. That's one thing I love about motocross ( one of many ), as opposed to say, road racing. In road racing, a bad set up can be the difference between a victory and a 10th place...
Forum: Racing 07-23-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 68,365
Posted By IgoFar
Probably the coolest moto picture ever taken! Did...

Probably the coolest moto picture ever taken! Did Flug take that?
Forum: Racing 07-21-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 68,365
Posted By IgoFar
I read where RJ said he thought JS7 was the GOAT....

I read where RJ said he thought JS7 was the GOAT. How he comes to that conclusion is beyond me. Hell, I would say that RJ comes closer to being the GOAT than JS7. Stewart has won what, two...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 275,381
Posted By IgoFar
That damn front brake!

That damn front brake!
Forum: Racing 07-13-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 68,365
Posted By IgoFar
Yep, an awesome sport for sure. These guys are...

Yep, an awesome sport for sure. These guys are phenomenal athletes, it still amazes me that they can ride at that pace for 35 minutes and their last lap will be as fast as their first. They deserve...
Forum: Racing 07-13-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 68,365
Posted By IgoFar
Just got back from my Budds Creek weekend, and...

Just got back from my Budds Creek weekend, and what a show, Great track, big crowd, and awesome racing. It was good to see Dungy take the overall, Canard rode fairly well, Tomac is showing more speed...
Forum: Racing 07-11-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 68,365
Posted By IgoFar
I'm about to head out now for Budds Creek. We'll...

I'm about to head out now for Budds Creek. We'll ride until we're about an hour from the track and call it a day. Looks like a good weekend weather wise. Should be some good racing.
Forum: Racing 07-07-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 68,365
Posted By IgoFar
I think he'll be top five for sure, but I don't...

I think he'll be top five for sure, but I don't see him being a runaway winner. On a sand track, maybe, but at Unadilla, I don't think so. Several years ago, Stephan Everts raced Unadilla on a GP off...
Forum: Racing 06-28-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 68,365
Posted By IgoFar
Congratulations to Cooper Webb for his first...

Congratulations to Cooper Webb for his first moto and overall wins. He seems to be a really good kid, plus, he's a Carolina boy from my wife's grandmother's hometown. I think Mr. Webb has a bright...
Forum: Racing 06-26-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,106
Posted By IgoFar
Let's go way back. How 'bout Larry Meyers.

Let's go way back. How 'bout Larry Meyers.
Forum: Racing 06-23-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By IgoFar
Good interview. It's good to see guys from back...

Good interview. It's good to see guys from back in the day still doing well and still involved in racing. My brother and I always had Yamahas, so Karsmakers was always one of my favorites. Thanks for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 31,602
Views: 7,717,765
Posted By IgoFar
Two guys are talking. One guy says, you know, all...

Two guys are talking. One guy says, you know, all lawyers are assholes. The other guy says, wait a minute, I resent that remark. Guy says, I'm sorry, what, are you a lawyer? Other guy says, no, but...
Forum: Racing 06-17-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 68,365
Posted By IgoFar
I've always said that Stewart could slow it down...

I've always said that Stewart could slow it down a tick and still be fast enough to win. I'm glad to see he finally took my advice. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 31,602
Views: 7,717,765
Posted By IgoFar
Yeah, there's nothing more frustrating than...

Yeah, there's nothing more frustrating than riding 500+ miles to get to the road and then getting behind a group who's never rode in the mountains, and half of them have probably never used the front...
Forum: Racing 05-22-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 68,365
Posted By IgoFar
I've only seen a couple of pictures of the track...

I've only seen a couple of pictures of the track sight. It looks like they have some pretty good terrain to work with. Should be a good track.
Forum: Racing 05-22-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 68,365
Posted By IgoFar
I really loved the Southwick track, but it sucked...

I really loved the Southwick track, but it sucked for spectating, but I'm still going to miss it. Unadilla was awesome back in the GP days when the track was grass. I haven't been there since the...
Forum: Racing 05-05-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,376
Posted By IgoFar
I hate that Southwick is no longer on the...

I hate that Southwick is no longer on the schedule, the track was really cool, but as far as being spectator friendly, it was terrible. But it did have nostalgia on its side. It looks like the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,740
Posted By IgoFar
If my bike doesn't have a tach, and the...

If my bike doesn't have a tach, and the speedometer stops working, how will I know when to shift?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 31,602
Views: 7,717,765
Posted By IgoFar
Please tell me that bullwhip looking thing isn't...

Please tell me that bullwhip looking thing isn't tied to the front brake lever. :fpalm
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-03-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,740
Posted By IgoFar
37 mph in 6th gear? :hmmmmm

37 mph in 6th gear? :hmmmmm
Forum: Racing 05-02-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,376
Posted By IgoFar
I can remember back in the mid 80s having...

I can remember back in the mid 80s having conversations asking, how much better can these bikes possibly get? What in the world will the next 30 years bring? It's hard to even imagine.
Forum: Racing 04-19-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 214,983
Posted By IgoFar
That bike has caused a many a ride to the...

That bike has caused a many a ride to the emergency room.
Forum: Racing 04-19-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 214,983
Posted By IgoFar
Thumb Good stuff there!

Good stuff there!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,767
Posted By IgoFar
We dropped in on Wednesday the 9th on our way to...

We dropped in on Wednesday the 9th on our way to Austin, Tx. The place is unbelievable, the museum alone is worth the 750 mile trip. This place is a must see for any enthusiast. To me, it's not a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,797
Posted By IgoFar
Two up in the dirt? No thanks, that doesn't even...

Two up in the dirt? No thanks, that doesn't even sound fun. Teach her to ride and buy her a bike.
Forum: Racing 04-07-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 18,562
Posted By IgoFar
Hot damn! Heading out in the morning. We plan on...

Hot damn! Heading out in the morning. We plan on hitting the Barber museum, spending a night in New Orleans, then on to Austin. Looking forward to a good time.
Forum: Racing 04-05-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 214,983
Posted By IgoFar
SX is only part of the GOAT equation. Yeah, JS...

SX is only part of the GOAT equation. Yeah, JS was a little faster than RC in SX, but how many times has JS been under the trackside care of Asterisk personnel compared to RC? The win it or bin it...
Forum: Racing 04-01-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 214,983
Posted By IgoFar
Well said bigborefan. It isn't who won the most...

Well said bigborefan. It isn't who won the most races in either MX or SX, or who put one or two good seasons together in a career, it's the total package. It is consistency. Winning races and more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 19,569
Posted By IgoFar
If someone is doing 5 or 10 under the speed limit...

If someone is doing 5 or 10 under the speed limit and I can pass safely, why not? I don't like doing it, but occasionally I do.
Forum: Racing 03-26-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 312,077
Posted By IgoFar
I only caught the last 10 laps, but that was some...

I only caught the last 10 laps, but that was some of the best racing I've seen in a while in Moto GP. Watching Rossi and Marquez going at it had me up on the edge of the couch. Also, Pedrosa and...
Forum: Racing 03-26-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,014
Posted By IgoFar
The ones who punch you in the nose aren't. :fight

The ones who punch you in the nose aren't. :fight
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 20,398
Views: 1,014,390
Posted By IgoFar
If you live in Grafton, stay to the north, forget...

If you live in Grafton, stay to the north, forget about southside, nothing but sprawl, congestion, and summer tourist traffic. There's lots of good riding on the Northern Neck, rt. 14 and rt.3 to...
Forum: Racing 03-07-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 214,983
Posted By IgoFar
We should all be thankful to have Gieco, Toyota,...

We should all be thankful to have Gieco, Toyota, Makita, Redbull, and every other sponsor willing to pump money into our sport. All that money and exposure gives the sport the professionalism and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-03-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By IgoFar
Four years ago, I had a ruptured patella tendon...

Four years ago, I had a ruptured patella tendon repaired (on account of a run away snowboarder). That had me off of the bike for about three months. In early October of this past year, I had the...
Forum: Racing 03-01-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,014
Posted By IgoFar
I'm planning on heading down for the whole...

I'm planning on heading down for the whole weekend. It's a pretty big track, I was thinking about going general admission. I would hate to buy a seat and be stuck with it if it sucked. Anybody out...
Forum: Racing 02-21-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 312,077
Posted By IgoFar
Of course you can get hurt training on your...

Of course you can get hurt training on your mountain bike, jogging, playing tennis, or walking down the steps to get the morning paper. I realize that all of the great American riders who dominated...
Forum: Racing 02-20-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 312,077
Posted By IgoFar
How many road racers have had their seasons...

How many road racers have had their seasons disrupted, if not ended, with injuries suffered while " training " on dirt bikes? It doesn't seem to me that the minimal benefit you would get from "...
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