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Forum: Beasts 11-14-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 47,875
Posted By K0m4
Another anecdote to add to the non-evidence of...

Another anecdote to add to the non-evidence of why they might not be selling:

I went to a dealer when they just came out, intent on buying it. The main reason being I wanted a large allround...
Forum: Racing 11-13-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,924
Posted By K0m4
I'm sorry, slightly OT, but Wollongong? Manly...

I'm sorry, slightly OT, but Wollongong? Manly Beach? WTF is wrong with them?!
Forum: Racing 11-12-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,924
Posted By K0m4
That bodes well! :clap Go Team Suzuki! Vinales...

That bodes well! :clap Go Team Suzuki! Vinales has a few things to learn still, but that's to be expected.
Forum: Racing 11-11-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,924
Posted By K0m4
That sounds encouraging. He was all excited about...

That sounds encouraging. He was all excited about its turning abilities too, but the top speed being some 20 km/h off sets them back. I never saw anyone mention why DeP pulled in during the race -...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,311
Posted By K0m4
No idea what they cost, but after crashing...

No idea what they cost, but after crashing wearing Halvarsson's safety suit, I bought their Curtis jeans made of the same material - which although not kevlar saved my butt. Look good enough, and are...
Forum: Racing 10-23-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 409,624
Posted By K0m4
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2015 MotoGP™ Entry List Announced

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Forum: Racing 10-23-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 409,624
Posted By K0m4
Anderstorp ftw! :rofl

Anderstorp ftw! :rofl
Forum: Racing 10-22-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 409,624
Posted By K0m4
I also get a sense that there's a heap of...

I also get a sense that there's a heap of frustration stemming from various things with JLo after this race. The tire was a good thing to beat on not to make a public soap out of it just yet, but I...
Forum: Racing 10-21-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,799
Posted By K0m4
My sentiment exactly... But I'm biased!

My sentiment exactly... But I'm biased!
Forum: Racing 10-20-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,799
Posted By K0m4
Guess there could be smth to that. Takes the old...

Guess there could be smth to that. Takes the old man's experience and JLo's carefulness to ride it out without binning it perhaps? Did all of the crashers use teh asymmetrical, or was there anyone...
Forum: Racing 10-19-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,799
Posted By K0m4
Some fell, some were taken out (Bradl - looked...

Some fell, some were taken out (Bradl - looked like he tried an escape route on the inside when he couldn't get the thing stopped :huh EsA reaction was uncharacteristic of that ever-smiling face, but...
Forum: Racing 10-17-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 409,624
Posted By K0m4
That's the look of someone thinking "Damn. good I...

That's the look of someone thinking "Damn. good I didn't have to race that one. He'd have kicked my butt. Every time.".
Forum: Racing 10-17-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,799
Posted By K0m4
He's a champion, and nobody can take that away...

He's a champion, and nobody can take that away from him. But he has no place beside Gardner and Doohan. Below, perhaps. Not beside.

Does the bust secrete white liquid?
Forum: Racing 10-12-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 409,624
Posted By K0m4
Not that odd. The two of them are in a lower...

Not that odd. The two of them are in a lower class. So far, perhaps best to add for JLo.

Also can't wait until next year. Go Suzuki! ...although there's still a fair scrap for second place.....
Forum: Racing 10-12-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,769
Posted By K0m4
Congratulations to the kid. It looked all season...

Congratulations to the kid. It looked all season like he obliterated the rest of the field, and the less-than-totally-perfect results of late were a mere blip on that scale IMO. It seemed he just...
Forum: Racing 10-07-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,769
Posted By K0m4
Manga ailens invade the earth.

Manga ailens invade the earth.
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 34,350
Posted By K0m4
I have yet to find any of the meals from...

I have yet to find any of the meals from Norwegian brand Real Turmat to be anything but wonderful. Real flavours, and the closest I've come to the feel of 'real' food too. That's above all comparimg...
Forum: Racing 09-30-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 409,624
Posted By K0m4
I have no hopes for any particular results next...

I have no hopes for any particular results next year fo rSuzuki. One fifth place would be a major bonus in my book. But I'm beginning to like the prospects of the pair they signed more and more. One...
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3,145
Views: 593,400
Posted By K0m4
Third part of the article series in Bike and...

Third part of the article series in Bike and they're getting along fine through Central Asia it seems - believe it ended somewhere high up in the Pamirs. Living in one of the countries they've passed...
Forum: Racing 09-28-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,512
Posted By K0m4
He sure did. And before he went down, Rossi...

He sure did. And before he went down, Rossi seemed to be coming pretty strong too.
Forum: Racing 09-28-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,512
Posted By K0m4
Trust a Finn to say it as it is! :lol3

Trust a Finn to say it as it is! :lol3
Forum: Racing 09-28-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,512
Posted By K0m4
It did seem a little like that.. Too much dick...

It did seem a little like that.. Too much dick measurement got the best of them?
Forum: Racing 09-28-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,512
Posted By K0m4
Pretty epic battle until the rain came and messed...

Pretty epic battle until the rain came and messed it up. Stupid move to stay on by both hondas, don't think their lead was that big to make it stick for that many laps even without crashing. But it's...
Forum: Racing 09-28-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,512
Posted By K0m4
Warm-up sessions delayed due to low visibility....

Warm-up sessions delayed due to low visibility. Looking at the forecast it'll rain heavily in the afternoon. Will there be a race at all? Kinda bored here, wanted to spend my hangover watching some...
Forum: Racing 09-24-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,512
Posted By K0m4
That was a heart-warming win for Rossi last time...

That was a heart-warming win for Rossi last time around (just watched it after a number of days offline). This time, I believe it will be similar except with all the sentimentality of one of the...
Forum: Racing 09-11-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,919
Posted By K0m4
I've never been a Rossi fan, in the sense of...

I've never been a Rossi fan, in the sense of cheering on him (I was always cheering for the Suzuki team, so it'd have been impossible), but his attitude is impressive. After the lull in recent years,...
Forum: Racing 09-10-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,919
Posted By K0m4
Dang.. the more i think of it, the more this has...

Dang.. the more i think of it, the more this has hte makings of an epic race.. all aliens are highly motivated for separate reasons - as outlined above; MM chasing those 12, and still I would think...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,873
Posted By K0m4
Resin gets worn out in sun and temperature. Your...

Resin gets worn out in sun and temperature. Your head is a big radiator and moisturises the innards well. Ageing material that reduces its shock absorbtion features. Gas fumes. Exhaust fumes in long...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 20,005
Posted By K0m4
Not quite. If you want to look at changes with a...

Not quite. If you want to look at changes with a view to find out explanatory factors, you should compare the numbers inside one country only. It's irrelevant to factor in the respective countries'...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-06-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 20,005
Posted By K0m4
Socialised medicine (for lack of a better term,...

Socialised medicine (for lack of a better term, because it's not) isn't free. I don't believe anyone has argued that. I believe that in the abundance we have created, the society is better off by...
Forum: Racing 09-06-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,753
Posted By K0m4
Yeah, you are right that location matters more...

Yeah, you are right that location matters more than most things about attendance. Logistics matter. I'm a good example myself: I travelled so far only to the closest track, which at the time was...
Forum: Racing 09-05-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,753
Posted By K0m4
I never laid claim to being able to draw a...

I never laid claim to being able to draw a definitive conclusion based on attendance rate of capacity alone. It is an indicator though. In your example of Qatar always being at capacity, another race...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 53,714
Posted By K0m4
And what if it helps a lot? Or if that little...

And what if it helps a lot? Or if that little help has large consequences? Not negating any of your points in the by-sentence mind you, I agree with that.
Forum: Racing 09-05-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,753
Posted By K0m4
That's a separate issue from what I'm saying. I'm...

That's a separate issue from what I'm saying. I'm talking about interest. If a venue is at capacity for a race, it indicates lots of interest, whereas if it's at less than 30% it indicates the lack...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 53,714
Posted By K0m4
Stopping in a shorter distance is a consequence...

Stopping in a shorter distance is a consequence of what ABS does: it allows you to be closer to the limits of traction when braking hard than you would be without it. Usually, this translates into...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 20,005
Posted By K0m4
Ok, pitching in. And what I say is based on my...

Ok, pitching in. And what I say is based on my beliefs, which are going to be different from (some or many) others'. The basis of my statement below is:

i) Health care is not a good. In the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 53,714
Posted By K0m4
I can't figure out if you're arguing for or...

I can't figure out if you're arguing for or against the systems now.. That people walk away is one of the strongest arguments in this thread FOR the systems. Obviously they save lives. And it's not...
Forum: Racing 09-04-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,753
Posted By K0m4
That's my point. You can't say that 45-48K is a...

That's my point. You can't say that 45-48K is a small number if the venue takes 50K, whereas 60K in a 200K venue is.. well, let's just say that elsewhere in the world, there seems to be a fair chance...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 53,714
Posted By K0m4
First, you're not making the best of arguments if...

First, you're not making the best of arguments if you're saying 'they're crashing just as much' from having become 'another notch lazier'.

Second, show any evidence whatsoever substantiating the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 53,714
Posted By K0m4
And if the system can't keep up with the...

And if the system can't keep up with the modulation, your fingers would? Particularly if it's a panic stop? This is where you lose me, because I don't believe that anyone is that good all the time,...
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