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Forum: Racing 12-21-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,589
Posted By Motorcyclist
I'm sure you know Daytona is no longer sanctioned...

I'm sure you know Daytona is no longer sanctioned by the AMA/KRAVE? I'll be interested to hear your take on the CCS races.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-16-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 43,709
Posted By Motorcyclist
Thanks for the reply. I understand there is only...

Thanks for the reply. I understand there is only so much usable land available. I do have concerns about being around active parking lots due to some close calls in the past involving people driving...
Forum: Racing 12-15-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,183
Posted By Motorcyclist
MM won because he is the most talented rider on a...

MM won because he is the most talented rider on a kick ass bike. I'm saying that I'd rather see all the top riders ride to their maximum without the bike possibly going into limp home mode to save...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-15-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 43,709
Posted By Motorcyclist
I don't think anyone is bitching, just pointing...

I don't think anyone is bitching, just pointing out something that is a concern. I'd like to give Don and Kathy a chance to look at options and reply. If you have a room you don't need to concern...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-15-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 43,709
Posted By Motorcyclist
Nice job, George! I'm a big history buff, and I...

Nice job, George! I'm a big history buff, and I definitely appreciate all the leads to the past goings on in that area. Could we put them in one post near the beginning, or as part of the "in"...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-13-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 43,709
Posted By Motorcyclist
Not to denigrate the camping area, but it looks...

Not to denigrate the camping area, but it looks like a gravel parking lot that has been overgrown, and it's not very large.

I saw somewhere there was room for 80 tents. 80 spaces x 200 sf per...
Forum: Racing 12-11-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,183
Posted By Motorcyclist
Two wheels and motor right? Why don't they open...

Two wheels and motor right? Why don't they open it up then and make those the rules? I'll bet we'd see some real developmental leaps instead of figuring out how to retard the timing to save another...
Forum: Racing 12-11-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,183
Posted By Motorcyclist
That's what I was going to say :freaky

That's what I was going to say :freaky
Forum: Racing 12-11-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,183
Posted By Motorcyclist
Completely agree. If this is the pinnacle of MC...

Completely agree. If this is the pinnacle of MC racing, it should not be decided by fuel strategies.

Fuel mileage gains are an important part of engine development, but you can have a class...
Forum: Racing 12-09-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,183
Posted By Motorcyclist
No worries, all these rules are very complicated!...

No worries, all these rules are very complicated! :freaky
Forum: Racing 12-09-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 216,839
Posted By Motorcyclist
Stick a fork in Red Bull, they are already...

Stick a fork in Red Bull, they are already defeated. In war or sports, when you start focusing on what the other side is going to do to you and/or making excuses about how you are inferior to them,...
Forum: Racing 12-09-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,183
Posted By Motorcyclist
That is not consistent with this summary: ...

That is not consistent with this summary:

http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/motogp/2014-motogp-rule-cheat-sheet-open-factory-ducati-regulations/
Forum: Racing 12-09-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,183
Posted By Motorcyclist
My understanding is that the factory engines are...

My understanding is that the factory engines are sealed at the beginning of the year, so I'm curious as to how Yamaha could have made up any significant power disadvantage. The Honda has been a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4,045
Views: 467,119
Posted By Motorcyclist
I saw a Motus in a display at the Barber Museum...

I saw a Motus in a display at the Barber Museum in October. It appears to be a nice bike with impressive specs. My opinion is in line with MarkJenn's, and while I wish them success, they have zero...
Forum: Racing 12-01-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,939
Posted By Motorcyclist
Lots of interesting info in this link. They have...

Lots of interesting info in this link. They have the purse structure for each race in 2014 in the right hand column.

http://www.amaproracing.com/competition/events/index.cfm?d=ft
Forum: Racing 12-01-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 983
Posted By Motorcyclist
$20,000 to win. ...

$20,000 to win.

http://home.amaproracing.com/assets/AMAP-RR-2014-DAYTONA-200-Purse-Structure.pdf
Forum: Racing 12-01-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 983
Posted By Motorcyclist
The AMA reacquired the rights to the series from...

The AMA reacquired the rights to the series from DMG then sold them to KRAVE is the way I read it. I realize they won't publicize costs, but should be able to disclose terms.
...
Forum: Racing 12-01-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 983
Posted By Motorcyclist
That is pocket money to the France's. If they...

That is pocket money to the France's. If they want it to be a big deal, it will be.
Forum: Racing 12-01-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 983
Posted By Motorcyclist
I wonder if DMG will try to pump up CCS to...

I wonder if DMG will try to pump up CCS to compete with AMA Pro? With all the tracks the France family controls, and connections they have in racing, you could see them trying to challenge the AMA...
Forum: Racing 11-26-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,939
Posted By Motorcyclist
Thanks, I obviously forgot they were different...

Thanks, I obviously forgot they were different tracks!
Forum: Racing 11-25-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,183
Posted By Motorcyclist
^^I'm sure it was Migno's fault. :lol3

^^I'm sure it was Migno's fault. :lol3
Forum: Racing 11-23-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,939
Posted By Motorcyclist
I had heard I last year was the end for the race...

I had heard I last year was the end for the race in Virginia, but I can't recall the reason. I never got to see that race in person, but I will if it is back on the schedule.
Forum: Racing 11-21-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,939
Posted By Motorcyclist
It is true that we have to be realistic. But...

It is true that we have to be realistic. But part of the shortage of races is undoubtedly the cost to get a sanction. I looked into it at one time when the AMA was still running flat track, and I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,225
Posted By Motorcyclist
In CT, we are getting ready to transition to the...

In CT, we are getting ready to transition to the latest MSF BRC incarnation this winter. I got a chance to be exposed to some of the range exercises and they look pretty well thought out and...
Forum: Racing 11-21-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,939
Posted By Motorcyclist
I gotta believe Indy will be one of the four...

I gotta believe Indy will be one of the four added.

Hagerstown's date got moved. Now it doesn't gel with the Barbara Fritchie Classic in Frederick, MD. That is kind of a bummer, and I'm sure...
Forum: Racing 11-20-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,939
Posted By Motorcyclist
I agree with what Harvey Mushman said. DMG with...

I agree with what Harvey Mushman said. DMG with time on their hands to focus on flat track is a recipe for disaster.

Shame about Barry too, he always did a wonderful job announcing at the races...
Forum: Racing 11-20-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 38,611
Posted By Motorcyclist
Damn, that's too bad about Pirate Speedway...

Damn, that's too bad about Pirate Speedway closing. I loved watching the speedway races when I lived in CA.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,110
Posted By Motorcyclist
ABS is a nice feature, and I'm glad to see it...

ABS is a nice feature, and I'm glad to see it trickling down through many manufacturer's offerings. I've ridden for 40 years, counting dirt as a child, and just bought my first bike with ABS this...
Forum: Racing 11-16-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 216,839
Posted By Motorcyclist
Yup, the recession hurt NASCAR badly, but it is a...

Yup, the recession hurt NASCAR badly, but it is a pretty resilient series.

Pull the stickers off the F1 cars and see if you can identify them. Oh, and it is all but a spec series. There are...
Forum: Racing 11-16-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 216,839
Posted By Motorcyclist
Yes he does, but his average finish of 12.7...

Yes he does, but his average finish of 12.7 compares favorably with the rest of the competition.

The old points system rewarded consistency more than this new one, and there were years when one...
Forum: Racing 11-16-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 422,829
Posted By Motorcyclist
Thanks Mike, Krop and everyone who regularly...

Thanks Mike, Krop and everyone who regularly contributes. There is always a wealth of knowledge in this thread and I appreciate all the insight. Looking forward to next year! :freaky
Forum: Racing 11-16-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 216,839
Posted By Motorcyclist
A champion in most motorsports is the driver/team...

A champion in most motorsports is the driver/team that scores the most points. It is mathematically possible in most point scoring systems to have a champion who did not win a race. If sanctioning...
Forum: Racing 11-11-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,183
Posted By Motorcyclist
I agree Rossi and Marquez seem to have the most...

I agree Rossi and Marquez seem to have the most fun, and it shows in their smiles when you see the helmets come off. Jorge is starting to look like Max, he even has that scraggly goatee thing going.
Forum: Racing 11-11-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 216,839
Posted By Motorcyclist
NASCAR has a good formula to produce multiple...

NASCAR has a good formula to produce multiple winners, but many F1 fans here are too elitist to consider that. With F1 shedding teams, they better do something to contain costs and promote parity.
...
Forum: Racing 11-06-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 422,829
Posted By Motorcyclist
"Mr Lino Dainese, is credited with inventing...

"Mr Lino Dainese, is credited with inventing products such as back protectors, knee sliders and Dainese air bag (D-Air®), an intelligent protection system which recognises a dangerous fall and...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-19-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,438
Posted By Motorcyclist
In, Thursday arrival, meat eater.

In, Thursday arrival, meat eater.
Forum: Racing 10-13-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,360
Posted By Motorcyclist
That was a good race, first one I've watched more...

That was a good race, first one I've watched more or less in its entirety this year. I couldn't help wondering where all the people were though. The place looked empty, even the stands that had...
Forum: Racing 10-10-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 40,374
Posted By Motorcyclist
I think the 2015 schedule is a good mix,...

I think the 2015 schedule is a good mix, especially for a first year effort. I'm glad to see most of the venues are true road courses, and it is nice to see Road Atlanta back on the schedule. I do...
Forum: Racing 10-10-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 40,374
Posted By Motorcyclist
You just go ahead and try it. My lawyers will be...

You just go ahead and try it. My lawyers will be in touch with you shortly. :deal:lol3

See post #392:
Forum: Racing 10-09-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 40,374
Posted By Motorcyclist
Those H-D's are the best sounding bikes during...

Those H-D's are the best sounding bikes during the race weekend. And although they are relatively slow, they require the rider to work to make them go fast. It is cool watching the riders hang off...
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