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Forum: Racing Yesterday, 01:47 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 18,351
Posted By Motorcyclist
That's also what made the racing then so awesome,...

That's also what made the racing then so awesome, taking a standard and doing all the engine, frame, and suspension mods to make it competitive on a track. Watching those guys ride them with the...
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 07:04 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 15,977
Posted By Motorcyclist
No question it is the bike in her case. ...

No question it is the bike in her case.

The EX also doesn't need to be rebuilt very often compared to the XR. I'd love to see Suzuki get back in there with the redesigned V-Strom motors and...
Forum: Racing 07-29-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 18,351
Posted By Motorcyclist
Since there is very little TV coverage, DMG...

Since there is very little TV coverage, DMG doesn't have that distraction.
Forum: Racing 07-29-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 15,977
Posted By Motorcyclist
Great pics Dragger, thanks for posting them. ...

Great pics Dragger, thanks for posting them. Congrats to Bryan Smith, he is on a hot streak.

They need to get Shayna on a competitive bike. As much as I like Triumph, that Bonneville has had a...
Forum: Racing 07-28-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 18,351
Posted By Motorcyclist
XJR1300 ...

XJR1300

http://www.yamaha-motor.eu/eu/products/motorcycles/sport-heritage/xjr1300.aspx
Forum: Racing 07-28-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 18,351
Posted By Motorcyclist
I think I understand your meaning, and agree to a...

I think I understand your meaning, and agree to a certain degree. People are more about posing or street racing and customizing their bikes with extended swingarms than all-round handling. I'm not...
Forum: Racing 07-27-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 18,351
Posted By Motorcyclist
Thanks for the link, that was a great finish, but...

Thanks for the link, that was a great finish, but other than that it was pretty depressing. I've been to Mid-Ohio for a number of superbike races in years past and this looks nothing like what I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-19-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By Motorcyclist
7/20/14 - World of Outlaws Sprint Cars at West Lebanon, NY

Hey everyone,
I'm thinking of heading up to see the WoO Sprint Cars in NY on Sunday evening. If anyone is interested, let me know. Short notice, but I can plan a nice, sporty, scenic ride up....
Forum: Racing 07-18-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3,347
Views: 277,286
Posted By Motorcyclist
That happened to Doohan the year when he won...

That happened to Doohan the year when he won everything in sight until his leg injury sidelined him. I hope it doesn't happen to MM, but motorcycle racing more than any other form of racing has...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-15-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,364
Posted By Motorcyclist
Some of them might still be out there on the...

Some of them might still be out there on the road. :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-14-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,070
Posted By Motorcyclist
I think the flat track races got moved to Friday...

I think the flat track races got moved to Friday night so that people could enjoy the party in downtown Indy on Saturday.

I went out in 2009(?), the year Kenny rode the TZ flat tracker. Hoping to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-14-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,364
Posted By Motorcyclist
Great points Mark, and the club does do it well. ...

Great points Mark, and the club does do it well. They must have a massive file of roads to pull off the event each year.

I was talking to one of the club officers, and he said they are down to...
Forum: Racing 07-14-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,065
Posted By Motorcyclist
Word is they owe us fans for wrecking the series.

Word is they owe us fans for wrecking the series.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-14-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,364
Posted By Motorcyclist
Hey Rob, I completely missed you in the crowd...

Hey Rob, I completely missed you in the crowd this year. Hopefully we can catch up at the next one!

George
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-14-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,364
Posted By Motorcyclist
Hahahaha, thanks for the picture.

Hahahaha, thanks for the picture.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-14-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,364
Posted By Motorcyclist
I had a good time as well. I generally enjoy...

I had a good time as well. I generally enjoy dirt roads, and was on a V-Strom, but I was pretty surprised how many there were on the route this year. Some of them were packed dirt with fresh gravel...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-13-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,364
Posted By Motorcyclist
Did you get a picture of "little Hamburg?" I saw...

Did you get a picture of "little Hamburg?" I saw those ride in tents when we were leaving, you weren't going to get much sun with them all around you!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-11-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,364
Posted By Motorcyclist
Cool, we are hoping to meet at 8, maybe leave by...

Cool, we are hoping to meet at 8, maybe leave by 8:15 or so? It is always best to beat the big groups onto the road!

One of the guys is leaving tomorrow morning if you want to ride down. I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-11-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,364
Posted By Motorcyclist
I'm heading down with another guy this evening to...

I'm heading down with another guy this evening to get a motel close to the start.

Mark - I'm meeting two guys at the start around 8:00 AM if you're interested in joining a group.
Forum: Racing 07-08-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 15,977
Posted By Motorcyclist
Great story, thanks for sharing it. Shame about...

Great story, thanks for sharing it. Shame about your buddies son, RIP.
Forum: Racing 07-07-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 15,977
Posted By Motorcyclist
I caught the Hagerstown race on Saturday night...

I caught the Hagerstown race on Saturday night and the Barbara Fritchie Classic in Frederick, MD on Friday, so it was two days of good race spectating for me!

Hagerstown was great, as usual, but...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-25-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,231
Posted By Motorcyclist
Hey Walter, Good to see you at BYOB briefly,...

Hey Walter,
Good to see you at BYOB briefly, any update on the start point for this ride?

George
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 06-22-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 143,026
Posted By Motorcyclist
Got home around 4 PM, 350 miles give or take. ...

Got home around 4 PM, 350 miles give or take. What a great time! Thanks to all the organizers and volunteers who continue to make this a memorable event.

Zodiac and I rode back to the I-80/I-287...
Forum: Face plant 06-09-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 45,106
Posted By Motorcyclist
Hey Paul, You probably don't remember, but me...

Hey Paul,
You probably don't remember, but me and four friends from CT met you at the cafe/store on the Diamondback a couple years ago. Two of us were on Tigers and we talked about some motor...
Forum: Racing 05-08-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 3,347
Views: 277,286
Posted By Motorcyclist
I always thought that Melandri had greatness in...

I always thought that Melandri had greatness in him on a MotoGP bike, but after the Ducati debacle and the lack of support from Kawasaki he seemed to fade. He does have a handful of wins, which is...
Forum: Racing 04-16-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3,347
Views: 277,286
Posted By Motorcyclist
^^^^Hahahaha, that was good! Dani may want...

^^^^Hahahaha, that was good!

Dani may want to keep his options open for future employment at the Quickie-Mart if the whole world championship thing doesn't materialize.
Forum: Racing 03-26-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3,347
Views: 277,286
Posted By Motorcyclist
It was almost as competitive as a WSBK race :deal

It was almost as competitive as a WSBK race :deal
Forum: Racing 03-25-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 29,651
Posted By Motorcyclist
I feel the same way. I certainly hope he makes a...

I feel the same way. I certainly hope he makes a full recovery, but sadly I wouldn't give good odds if I were taking bets on it.

If he remains in a vegetative state, I can only imagine his...
Forum: Racing 03-25-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3,347
Views: 277,286
Posted By Motorcyclist
Great race, but the press having to make such...

Great race, but the press having to make such grandiose statements tells you how boring and processional some of the past years have been.
Forum: Racing 03-14-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 18,351
Posted By Motorcyclist
Hey fellas, Can you watch the races on FanTV...

Hey fellas,
Can you watch the races on FanTV when you want to, or can you only tune in live? I was looking for last night's short track race, but I don't see it available for viewing. I see...
Forum: Racing 03-09-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 18,351
Posted By Motorcyclist
Management by committee, oh joy. ...

Management by committee, oh joy.

http://www.amaproracing.com/ft/news/index.cfm?cid=59097

They kicked the lawyer off the board, probably so he can work on the bankruptcy filing.
Forum: Racing 03-09-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 18,351
Posted By Motorcyclist
Supercross is managed by a group not associated...

Supercross is managed by a group not associated with DMG. You would think that it is in all their best interests to promote motorcycle racing in all it's forms, but maybe the Supercross management...
Forum: Racing 03-08-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3,347
Views: 277,286
Posted By Motorcyclist
I think the fans are either: 1. The cards -...

I think the fans are either:
1. The cards - gettin' played, if you know what I mean :evil
or
2. The table - gettin' upset
Forum: Racing 02-19-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3,347
Views: 277,286
Posted By Motorcyclist
The only problem with that is the manufacturers...

The only problem with that is the manufacturers and sponsors are paying to produce that product.

I agree that I would rather see the bikes finish before they cut away for celebrations, but the...
Forum: Racing 02-10-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,163
Posted By Motorcyclist
They can promise anything they want in 2015, the...

They can promise anything they want in 2015, the question is: will the series even be viable by then?

It will be interesting to watch how this year plays out, or not. Might they fold the series...
Forum: Racing 01-22-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 18,351
Posted By Motorcyclist
Oopsie, too many Gecko commercials, thanks.:D

Oopsie, too many Gecko commercials, thanks.:D
Forum: Racing 01-21-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 18,351
Posted By Motorcyclist
Latest updates: 1. Westby is starting his own...

Latest updates:
1. Westby is starting his own Daytona Sportbike team, with sponsorship from Yamalube.

2. Eslick back to DSB on a Triumph.

3. Pegram to partner with EBR with Geico sponsorship....
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-19-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 143,026
Posted By Motorcyclist
I haven't been to a BYOB in several, years, not...

I haven't been to a BYOB in several, years, not since we went back to the Ox Yoke and Drif was running it. I'm in, and looking forward to seeing everyone again.
Forum: Racing 01-08-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 18,351
Posted By Motorcyclist
About AMA Pro Road Racing: AMA Pro Road Racing...

About AMA Pro Road Racing:
AMA Pro Road Racing is the premier motorcycle road racing series in North America and is universally regarded as one of the most competitive road racing organizations in...
Forum: Racing 12-20-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3,347
Views: 277,286
Posted By Motorcyclist
Congrats David, an honor well deserved! :clap

Congrats David, an honor well deserved! :clap
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