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Forum: Racing 07-11-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 11,471
Posted By farrington300
21 vs 27/28 laps around the sun.

21 vs 27/28 laps around the sun.
Forum: Racing 07-07-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 270,978
Posted By farrington300
Agreed, also he did it in a slightly less safe...

Agreed, also he did it in a slightly less safe time, ie couple years of 2 stroke, no air bag leathers, TC, anti wheelie, etc.
Forum: Racing 06-29-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,508
Posted By farrington300
Agreed, i think Rossi was going to try the hail...

Agreed, i think Rossi was going to try the hail marry, if it would have worked (needed to be just a tab dryer at the start) he could have won. I admire his willingness to take a risk and give...
Forum: Racing 06-26-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,508
Posted By farrington300
Couldn't agree more, that kid can ride. He should...

Couldn't agree more, that kid can ride. He should have stayed in moto2 until he was offered a factory ride in gp
Forum: Racing 06-15-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,996
Posted By farrington300
I agree, I think they should have had MM sit up...

I agree, I think they should have had MM sit up one position.

Great race!
Forum: Racing 06-11-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,996
Posted By farrington300
Could I have some more insight into this comment?

Could I have some more insight into this comment?
Forum: Racing 05-20-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 270,978
Posted By farrington300
Yes... Remind me of Gladiator: win the crowd, win...

Yes... Remind me of Gladiator: win the crowd, win your freedom.
Forum: Racing 05-19-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 14,594
Posted By farrington300
I am enjoying watching Rossi improve his game. He...

I am enjoying watching Rossi improve his game. He has come a long way from the depths of Ducati. His desire to race after this many years is just as amazing as MM's talent, especially considering he...
Forum: Racing 05-17-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 14,594
Posted By farrington300
My thoughts: First lap drama caused by a couple...

My thoughts: First lap drama caused by a couple riders in a panic, pushing too hard to prevent Marquez from running away with it.
Forum: Racing 05-04-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 11,353
Posted By farrington300
Regarding jlo, it is my understanding that he...

Regarding jlo, it is my understanding that he like soft carcass tires of previous years. His soft braking style and high corner speed was aided by a tire side wall that would flex, as apposed to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-01-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By farrington300
Why do I feel the need to say if it sounds too...

Why do I feel the need to say if it sounds too good to be true…
Forum: Racing 03-19-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 270,978
Posted By farrington300
Just a thought. If VR does better this year,...

Just a thought. If VR does better this year, maybe two wins or a win and more podiums, will you experts out there contribute that success to VR firing JB?
Forum: Racing 03-12-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 270,978
Posted By farrington300
Very good point, I had not thought of it that...

Very good point, I had not thought of it that way. My humble guess would be that is not the case though.

In all honesty, I could care less if Ducati wins, loses or leaves the game (I'm a vale fan...
Forum: Racing 03-12-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 270,978
Posted By farrington300
I know it won't happen but I am really hoping for...

I know it won't happen but I am really hoping for an upset this year. With all the rules changing, it seems to me as though MotoGP is trying to produce a result, not let the guys race. To bad Ducati...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-23-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2,431
Views: 75,517
Posted By farrington300
Last time I saw windrat his knee was hurting him...

Last time I saw windrat his knee was hurting him pretty bad it seemed. He was still hauling ass though. At the time he mentioned something about getting too old for riding, I didn't think he meant...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-16-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By farrington300
Can't make it on Saturday, but wouldn't mind...

Can't make it on Saturday, but wouldn't mind riding this loop some time. I like heading to Anza because of that Mexican food place that sells burritos as big as a pillow.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-20-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 33,478
Posted By farrington300
Well if I go on this loop I'm gonna take my...

Well if I go on this loop I'm gonna take my wife's Toyota corolla since it gets better mileage than my husky. How is it with a 5 gallon tank I'm 1-2 gallons short for a 250 mile loop.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-13-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By farrington300
Thanks for all the great info. I have wanted to...

Thanks for all the great info. I have wanted to explore this area for a couple years. I'm finally getting around to it. The bike is all prepped now I just need to get my gps setup.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-12-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By farrington300
Good info guys. Hopefully the conditions will...

Good info guys. Hopefully the conditions will make things more challenging but within reason. From my understanding this ride can be a little boring, so a few slow spots would be fun.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-10-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,722
Posted By farrington300
Well done. Fitness really helps when riding. How...

Well done. Fitness really helps when riding. How many days a week do you workout?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-09-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By farrington300
Thank you for the heads up. I figured as much. I...

Thank you for the heads up. I figured as much. I enjoy riding in sand. Any other info guys?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-09-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By farrington300
Bradshaw Trail

Im thinking about riding from my house (north county san diego) to either Blythe or parker this weekend. Roughly, the route will be down grapevine canyon, through Anza Borrego OHV, up through Salton...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-07-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By farrington300
From the 78, the California riding and hiking...

From the 78, the California riding and hiking trail will lead you to s2, fun and easy trail with one rocky section. Grapevine is good as well. There is also a trail just west of the ranger station...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-06-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 33,478
Posted By farrington300
I'm in 112. I like a quiet camp ground and I turn...

I'm in 112. I like a quiet camp ground and I turn in by 9.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-06-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 33,478
Posted By farrington300
In. Let's ride!

In. Let's ride!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-05-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2,431
Views: 75,517
Posted By farrington300
Im in!

Im in!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-28-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 26,229
Posted By farrington300
Ride prep

The bike is all ready. Time to get mentally prepped, for that only one thing will do... On Any Sunday!
Forum: Racing 10-23-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 16,717
Posted By farrington300
Im not saying I don't agree with this….but,...

Im not saying I don't agree with this….but, things can change quickly in MotoGP. I hope that the next 5 seasons aren't a forgone conclusion. I hope others can up their game and keep things...
Forum: Racing 10-22-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 16,717
Posted By farrington300
Maybe a dumb question but who are the other 4?

Maybe a dumb question but who are the other 4?
Forum: Racing 10-01-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 17,340
Posted By farrington300
Totally agree. He has had too many close calls...

Totally agree. He has had too many close calls where he didn't fall. I do think true champions can recover from close calls better than others because they have some gift or special feel, but every...
Forum: Racing 09-29-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 17,340
Posted By farrington300
If I were either of the other title contenders, I...

If I were either of the other title contenders, I would be looking to rough-up MM any way I could. He seems to always come out on top in these little tiffs. He seems to be willing to take more risks...
Forum: Racing 09-19-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 16,898
Posted By farrington300
Im not so sure that Jlo knows some mystical dark...

Im not so sure that Jlo knows some mystical dark art of riding a motorcycle. He has found a style and settings that make him go faster than anyone else, as all champions do. It looks like MM is doing...
Forum: Racing 09-18-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 16,898
Posted By farrington300
I think he needs to be more like Jlo, not MM, in...

I think he needs to be more like Jlo, not MM, in his setup and lines. Jlo can ride the snot out of the yamaha. Rossi cannot ride the yami like the honda no matter how good he is. They are two...
Forum: Racing 09-18-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 16,898
Posted By farrington300
Help me understand fellas. My current...

Help me understand fellas.
My current understanding is that Rossi is not just having problems with the Yamaha but the combo of the Yamaha and the soft side-walled fronts that are available....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-06-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 26,229
Posted By farrington300
Same for me. The husky is perfect for this type...

Same for me. The husky is perfect for this type of ride.
Forum: Racing 09-03-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 451,552
Posted By farrington300
In an interview I read with a lead yamaha guy, he...

In an interview I read with a lead yamaha guy, he said, at first Jlo struggled to adapt to the bike. Since then he has changed his style to fit what the bike can give him.

MM's style really...
Forum: Racing 09-02-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 451,552
Posted By farrington300
I agree. The yamaha requires a smoother rider...

I agree. The yamaha requires a smoother rider than MM, maybe softer is a better word. MM really smashes on the breaks and slams the bike over. jlo eases on the breaks and into turns. Jlo really has...
Forum: Racing 09-01-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,799
Posted By farrington300
I guess I thought it was interesting that Jlo...

I guess I thought it was interesting that Jlo made his comment a few days ago and then it came true this race.
Forum: Racing 09-01-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,799
Posted By farrington300
Interesting that JLo's assessment of MM's...

Interesting that JLo's assessment of MM's weakness came true. To sum up Jlo said that MM is taking lots of risks and soon it will catch up with him.
Forum: Racing 08-25-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,473
Posted By farrington300
Would mm be winning as much if he were on the...

Would mm be winning as much if he were on the yamaha? The honda looks like it breaks better and has much more punch out of the corners. The only saving grace for the yamaha is JLo's ability to carry...
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