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Forum: Racing 12-11-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 121,834
Posted By hockeygoon
Watching that vid makes me wonder why TV...

Watching that vid makes me wonder why TV directors even show shots of people in the pit lane looking at a monitor flashing up telemetry--which sometimes seems to happen during a critical part of the...
Forum: Racing 11-26-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 139,389
Posted By hockeygoon
I've never been an Alonso fan until this season. ...

I've never been an Alonso fan until this season. He really drove the tires off that car, one which really had no business being within 3 points of the F1 Champ. I hope the top 4 teams get even...
Forum: Racing 11-02-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 139,389
Posted By hockeygoon
Watching F1 Debrief on Speed. Sounds like they...

Watching F1 Debrief on Speed. Sounds like they are going to be on-track for the F1 race prep in Austin tue-thurs. I suspect they wanted to be there for the practice, quali, and race, but got...
Forum: Racing 10-15-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 139,389
Posted By hockeygoon
RIP Kermit. :lol3 Interesting that...

RIP Kermit. :lol3

Interesting that Hulkenberg is going to Sauber, along with Force India's reserve driver (according to the BBC). http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/formula1/19940929 I wonder if...
Forum: Racing 10-14-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 139,389
Posted By hockeygoon
Fox's coverage is better than no coverage, and...

Fox's coverage is better than no coverage, and Speed's coverage is better than Fox's. I'm sure coverage on BBC is much better still, as well as other European channels. If only we could get them...
Forum: Racing 09-07-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 139,389
Posted By hockeygoon
Kimi pulled a pretty impressive wheelie on one of...

Kimi pulled a pretty impressive wheelie on one of those chicane curbs.
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 693,010
Posted By hockeygoon
I wonder if it is just a stock 2-1 for a Sporty...

I wonder if it is just a stock 2-1 for a Sporty with a SuperTrapp slip-on?

http://www.supertrapp.com/product_sections/cat.asp?CatID=34

Here's the original post he means:...
Forum: Racing 07-08-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 139,389
Posted By hockeygoon
I started calling him 'Cheater' after that...

I started calling him 'Cheater' after that incident. And despite this, and him driving for Ferrari, I still root for him. :lol3 Mostly I just like seeing great racers overcome the limitations of...
Forum: Racing 06-23-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 139,389
Posted By hockeygoon
The way that 'track' was rubbering-in, I think...

The way that 'track' was rubbering-in, I think Lotus screwed up with their timing for Grosjean. He might have been front-row had he timed it right, maybe not pole (what a lap by Vettel). Nice to...
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 693,010
Posted By hockeygoon
Dakez, do the seat posts get locktite treatment...

Dakez, do the seat posts get locktite treatment from the factory? I'm having a devil of a time getting mine off to put on that same brown springer seat. Maybe I need to get it up on a lift rather...
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 693,010
Posted By hockeygoon
Looks sharp. How do you like that seat? I got...

Looks sharp. How do you like that seat? I got one in brown but have not installed it yet (need to buy a set of Torx drivers to get that seat post off).
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2,617
Views: 435,213
Posted By hockeygoon
I put BT45s on, but I can't recall whether they...

I put BT45s on, but I can't recall whether they were H or V. I'll take a look tonight when I get home. This one change made such an improvement in the bike, it was like I changed bikes. Ride...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 693,010
Posted By hockeygoon
As others have said, there is an 883R. Both...

As others have said, there is an 883R. Both rubber mounted (2006 which I own) and not. I actually like the way the 883Rs w/o the rubber mount look better than mine. 2003, right before the switch...
Forum: Racing 12-16-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 139,389
Posted By hockeygoon
Ah, last I saw they had two out of contract...

Ah, last I saw they had two out of contract drivers. Thanks for the update.

{edit}
So just two more seats up for grabs I guess, Ruben's old ride at Williams and Liuzzi's at HRT.
Forum: Racing 12-16-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 139,389
Posted By hockeygoon
I look forward to seeing these two guys provide...

I look forward to seeing these two guys provide some interesting racing. I always liked Sutil and have cheered him on since his awesome pole run and podium race at Spa, so I hope he finds a new...
Forum: Racing 12-14-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 139,389
Posted By hockeygoon
Force India too it seems, though no replacements...

Force India too it seems, though no replacements noted for either team. Rubens also.
Forum: Racing 12-06-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 139,389
Posted By hockeygoon
Um, yeah it was a joke.

Um, yeah it was a joke.
Forum: Racing 12-05-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 139,389
Posted By hockeygoon
Carbon fiber = sequestered carbon, right? ...

Carbon fiber = sequestered carbon, right?

Well until Hamilton is bashing into Massa.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-03-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 230,500
Posted By hockeygoon
Pretty sure I saw you all on 165 taking a left...

Pretty sure I saw you all on 165 taking a left into Arcadia (two of you had to wait for me and the car behind me to go by). I saw a yellow DRZ and a F650 with ADV on the windscreen.

I was coming...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-30-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2,677
Views: 154,343
Posted By hockeygoon
Hooligans! Well that was its former name when I...

Hooligans! Well that was its former name when I went to UConn. Used to play darts there quite a bit. I know that entrance and its bifurcated parking lot (with the house in between).

BTW it...
Forum: Racing 11-29-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 139,389
Posted By hockeygoon
:clap I think that is the most animated I've seen...

:clap I think that is the most animated I've seen Kimi.
Forum: Racing 11-28-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 139,389
Posted By hockeygoon
One of my wishes for 2012: Can they find a decent...

One of my wishes for 2012: Can they find a decent world feed director race in and race out? I *really* hate when they cut away from the race to focus on some guy staring at a computer monitor. If...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 243,316
Posted By hockeygoon
Is it wrong that I think they look pretty sharp. ...

Is it wrong that I think they look pretty sharp. And no, I don't have any gold chains or teeth. :D

Except for the goofy windscreen, I think that might be the best looking W I've seen. I like the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 27,438
Posted By hockeygoon
What it is like to work in a music store. ...

What it is like to work in a music store.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-xX7iWvzbo
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 31,351
Posted By hockeygoon
Hmm, this looks right up my alley. The white...

Hmm, this looks right up my alley. The white looks sharp, and I don't normally like white bikes. I don't see it on the US website. Are we getting it?
Forum: Racing 11-03-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2,377
Views: 164,107
Posted By hockeygoon
It probably won't. We have two local dirt ovals...

It probably won't. We have two local dirt ovals here in CT and I know a lot of former classmates who go to one or the other each and every week during the season, and a few have competed in the...
Forum: Racing 11-02-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2,377
Views: 164,107
Posted By hockeygoon
Always liked Kimi's driving. And his post-race...

Always liked Kimi's driving. And his post-race interviews always had me cracking up.

Does it mention which current driver is getting dropped?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-28-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2,677
Views: 154,343
Posted By hockeygoon
If it is where I am pretty sure it is, not...

If it is where I am pretty sure it is, not Hebron, though it is close, . Fun roads to get there, depending on how you go. A few cemeteries too. :evil

+1 on Priam's. They make some pretty good...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-26-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2,677
Views: 154,343
Posted By hockeygoon
I bet you had fun though!

I bet you had fun though!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-26-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2,677
Views: 154,343
Posted By hockeygoon
Google maps is wrong, they have it in Colchester...

Google maps is wrong, they have it in Colchester on Chesternut Hill Rd. It's in Lebanon (207 & 16).
Forum: Racing 10-26-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,571
Posted By hockeygoon
DISH had the same problem with MSG (Madison...

DISH had the same problem with MSG (Madison Square Garden TV, which shows NY Knicks and Rangers for those outside the area who might not be familiar with them). MSG wanted some crazy increase, DISH...
Forum: Racing 10-24-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2,377
Views: 164,107
Posted By hockeygoon
"the press conference will take place in...

"the press conference will take place in Weehawken, a New Jersey township, at the Hudson River waterside Port Imperial, on Tuesday." Weehawken has a park along the river, just NE of the Lincoln...
Forum: Racing 10-22-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2,377
Views: 164,107
Posted By hockeygoon
Second US GP in New Jersey, a road course. Not...

Second US GP in New Jersey, a road course. Not much more info in what I saw.

http://www.crash.net/f1/news/174296/1/new_jersey_set_to_host_second_us_gp.html
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,375
Posted By hockeygoon
They might not look it, but HD did completely...

They might not look it, but HD did completely redesign all the frames for the big twins fairly recently (maybe 2010 model year, I forget). They are nice bikes, give one a whirl, you might be...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,375
Posted By hockeygoon
To be fair, they did mention the Aprilia in an...

To be fair, they did mention the Aprilia in an editorial. I believe it was under "Best Bike to lose your license on" (for the Dorsoduro 1200) or something like that.

So an honorable 'honorable...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-25-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 230,500
Posted By hockeygoon
Yeah me too. If it is still available, I should...

Yeah me too. If it is still available, I should be getting a DRZ by this weekend.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-23-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 230,500
Posted By hockeygoon
I'd guess Gulf Rd is one of the sketchy parts? ...

I'd guess Gulf Rd is one of the sketchy parts? It's been a while since I've been on that road, and the last time was in my Jeep.

I've been on some of these roads on my Harley, so DS guys should...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-21-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,026
Views: 43,429
Posted By hockeygoon
Yes they do the car show the third Wed of each...

Yes they do the car show the third Wed of each month in the summer (at least I think that is the normal schedule). They used to be held at Harry's, but it got too big so they moved it to the green....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-21-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 230,500
Posted By hockeygoon
Nice! And I might actually have a DS bike by...

Nice! And I might actually have a DS bike by then to ride. Maybe. If not, hope you all have fun.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-18-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,026
Views: 43,429
Posted By hockeygoon
Ah Harry's, my hometown roadside diner. Too bad...

Ah Harry's, my hometown roadside diner. Too bad it is on Wednesday, I have a standing appointment. I might be able to meet after that.
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