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Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2008, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By Pete Rock
Wondering what oldie would suit me best

Hello, lately I´ve been pondering getting a roadworthy bike again, but am unsure if I´m being realistic when pondering something like an R80 as my only bike.

The only road bike I had was a 2003...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2007, 02:28 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 98,277
Posted By Pete Rock
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a124/peterocky/X...

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a124/peterocky/XR%2010-06-2007/XR10-06-2007008.jpg


http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a124/peterocky/XR%2010-06-2007/XR10-06-2007009.jpg


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Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2007, 07:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,197
Posted By Pete Rock
oh, right! :lol3

oh, right! :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2007, 04:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,197
Posted By Pete Rock
Great riding :freaky

Great riding :freaky
Forum: Racing 12-15-2006, 02:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,903
Posted By Pete Rock
Or Stuck :deal

Or Stuck :deal
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2006, 01:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,872
Posted By Pete Rock
How can you decide you don´t like the ergos on a...

How can you decide you don´t like the ergos on a Touring bike with under 600 miles?
Forum: Racing 11-13-2006, 01:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,701
Posted By Pete Rock
Jacky Ickx? Walter Rohrl? Rohrl is...

Jacky Ickx?

Walter Rohrl?

Rohrl is probably the best rally racer ever, raced an 700hp Audi Quattro in Pikes Peak, a 1000hp sportscar, etc, etc

if you want to see the true spectrum of a...
Forum: Racing 11-12-2006, 03:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,701
Posted By Pete Rock
Well, unless any of them do, that´s all you can...

Well, unless any of them do, that´s all you can do, guess, but you´re leaving out saloon racing and giving too much enfasis on oval tracks, and forgetting a proper dirt rally, as well as a snow one....
Forum: Racing 11-12-2006, 02:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,701
Posted By Pete Rock
Walter Rohrl? Vatanen? Roser? ...

Walter Rohrl?

Vatanen?

Roser?

Gronholm?

Makinen?
Forum: Racing 11-08-2006, 04:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,121
Posted By Pete Rock
Grow up, the world is a big place and Nascar...

Grow up, the world is a big place and Nascar means shit compared to the Dakar. Also, assuming your Nascar/Baja legend will win the Dakar is a bit foolish considering the competition, no matter what...
Forum: Beasts 11-01-2006, 04:06 AM
Replies: 13,994
Views: 4,952,107
Posted By Pete Rock
hello mate do you remember where the two...

hello mate

do you remember where the two pictures above were taken?
Forum: Racing 10-30-2006, 01:58 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,277
Posted By Pete Rock
I think the guy´s right, not regarding Hayden´s...

I think the guy´s right, not regarding Hayden´s family since I don´t know them, but regarding the race, Sete, and Bayliss.
Forum: Racing 10-30-2006, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,476
Posted By Pete Rock
On a year with so many different race winners,...

On a year with so many different race winners, that´s expected to happen, isn´t it? Also the weirdest thing happened, the "to be" world champion got second rider status in his team, not the rookie.
Forum: Racing 10-30-2006, 12:29 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,277
Posted By Pete Rock
Then there´s the whole matter of a rider having...

Then there´s the whole matter of a rider having to concentrate all over again and disregard the fall, and the uncertainty that the bike´s alright, and the slightly damaged bars, and the difference in...
Forum: Racing 10-30-2006, 11:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,568
Posted By Pete Rock
Wow, McCoy and McWilliams in the same team, what...

Wow, McCoy and McWilliams in the same team, what a lineup, even if the bike´s crap they´ll still put up a great show fighting for second to last place :lol3

If there´s a team of riders that can...
Forum: Racing 10-30-2006, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,476
Posted By Pete Rock
Pedrosa OK, he´s rookie of the year, but he...

Pedrosa

OK, he´s rookie of the year, but he was ment to be second behind Rossi, he was ment to be first Honda rider, he was second in the championship and there was a doubt if Rossi would be able...
Forum: Racing 10-30-2006, 02:05 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,277
Posted By Pete Rock
And he´ll prove it by moving to Yamaha and doing...

And he´ll prove it by moving to Yamaha and doing it again in his first year there.


What I don´t get is that there doesn´t seem to be a proper american sponsor who gets Nicky his own Honda...
Forum: Racing 10-28-2006, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By Pete Rock
I love how Bayliss seems to be having lots of fun...

I love how Bayliss seems to be having lots of fun and enjoying himself :clap
Forum: Racing 10-27-2006, 03:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By Pete Rock
I´m sure he does, bet Rossi would have liked that...

I´m sure he does, bet Rossi would have liked that too when he was third place in the championship, more than that, I bet every second place rider wishes for that before the last race, "what if I...
Forum: Racing 10-23-2006, 08:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,046
Posted By Pete Rock
"Nicky podía fallar en alguna carrera y la Yamaha...

"Nicky podía fallar en alguna carrera y la Yamaha ya había demostrado varias veces esta temporada que su motor es frágil. Así que nuestro plan pasaba por sumar los 50 puntos, ahora que llegaban dos...
Forum: Racing 10-23-2006, 08:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,046
Posted By Pete Rock
If Hayden doesn´t become champion, I think that...

If Hayden doesn´t become champion, I think that Pedrosa might become indisposed a week before Laguna next year :lol3
Forum: Racing 10-23-2006, 01:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,479
Posted By Pete Rock
There´s an interview with Barros in a portuguese...

There´s an interview with Barros in a portuguese mag last week where he says that unless it´s for a properly supported team, he won´t leave Superbikes since he feels there´s a possibility for a world...
Forum: Racing 10-20-2006, 10:04 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,228
Posted By Pete Rock
Rossi is very talented, a better rider than...

Rossi is very talented, a better rider than everyon else, and riding a worse bike than his contenders, he knows this, and he likes showing people this, so he´s going for a win, and if Pedrosa´s...
Forum: Racing 10-19-2006, 02:54 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 14,819
Posted By Pete Rock
To win a championship you need a rider, some...

To win a championship you need a rider, some luck, a bike, and a team, it´s the whole thing that counts at the end, and overall, Rossi seems to be a better rider than Hayden, and clearly has a more...
Forum: Racing 10-18-2006, 12:47 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 14,819
Posted By Pete Rock
On a different tone, did you know Stoner was...

On a different tone, did you know Stoner was charged 1000 €/$ for having disturbed Pedrosa´s last qualifying lap?
Forum: Racing 10-18-2006, 01:45 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 14,819
Posted By Pete Rock
Except Rossi is pationate about it, Prost was...

Except Rossi is pationate about it, Prost was just that, a calculator, and never took it to the limit.
Forum: Racing 10-17-2006, 02:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,228
Posted By Pete Rock
It´s Valencia, the chances of rain aren´t big

It´s Valencia, the chances of rain aren´t big
Forum: Racing 10-17-2006, 01:40 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 14,819
Posted By Pete Rock
There´s a big difference between European and...

There´s a big difference between European and Spanish

When Criville won the championship the Spaniards said he would have done it anyway had Doohan not hurt himself, when Gibernau won his first...
Forum: Racing 10-17-2006, 08:02 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 14,819
Posted By Pete Rock
Two things come to mind regarding HRC management ...

Two things come to mind regarding HRC management

First is how late they´re waking up to the fact that they should be a little protective towards Hayden, he hasn´t got it easy, his team doesn´t...
Forum: Racing 10-15-2006, 03:09 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 14,819
Posted By Pete Rock
Probably because they´ve got the biggest sponsor...

Probably because they´ve got the biggest sponsor money. Remember when they tried to put Alex Criville ahead of Doohan? Not saying that Hayden´s the new Doohan, but they just treat their riders like...
Forum: Racing 10-13-2006, 03:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,385
Posted By Pete Rock
they changed it with making things better for...

they changed it with making things better for bikes as far as I´ve heard, so it "should" be better
Forum: Racing 10-13-2006, 02:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,385
Posted By Pete Rock
The chicane is supposed to be less tight than...

The chicane is supposed to be less tight than before.
Forum: Racing 10-13-2006, 01:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By Pete Rock
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Racing 10-12-2006, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By Pete Rock
Actually the weather there is usually very good,...

Actually the weather there is usually very good, about 50 weekends per year :lol3

Watch the practice and qualifying and see what I´m talking about.
Forum: Racing 10-12-2006, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By Pete Rock
Something interesting is happening with the...

Something interesting is happening with the weather, it´s great, clear skies and 25ºC, and the forecast says it´s going to be like this until... Sunday, when it starts to turn cloudy, could it be...
Forum: Racing 10-03-2006, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,338
Posted By Pete Rock
I´m glad Alonso lost, I was starting to get...

I´m glad Alonso lost, I was starting to get worried that a driver who didn´t step into the car once during the off season wasn´t going to feel how important development is, both Renault´s manager and...
Forum: Europe 05-15-2006, 07:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By Pete Rock
I´m not sure which weeks I´ll have off, but I´ll...

I´m not sure which weeks I´ll have off, but I´ll head for Morocco in the first day and return to work on the day after getting back home, am not sure if I´ll take September´s last week off and...
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2006, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,435
Posted By Pete Rock
Great report :clap

Great report :clap
Forum: Europe 05-09-2006, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By Pete Rock
Portal do Inferno is about one hour and a bit...

Portal do Inferno is about one hour and a bit away from my house, I rode there last Saturday.



Geres is pretty nice indeed, worth a visit.

I can´t take time off in June, I´ve got three...
Forum: Europe 05-09-2006, 02:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By Pete Rock
We can do that, I´ve never been up there, I...

We can do that, I´ve never been up there, I always get distracted with getting as far as possible in the long vacations that the nearby stuff gets forgotten. A two day ride might be too short for the...
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