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Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,304
Posted By viajero
Some of you folks have been very fortunate to...

Some of you folks have been very fortunate to have ridden such exotica.

As for me, only two come to mind.

Ducati 996, owned by a friend.
Royal Enfield 750, which was a rental in Mexico...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3,098
Views: 539,999
Posted By viajero
This.

This.
Forum: Racing 12-03-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,016
Posted By viajero
Re EBR, no mention of technical changes which...

Re EBR, no mention of technical changes which would improve their dismal performance of last year?
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4,028
Views: 463,680
Posted By viajero
So, who's getting one for Christmas?

So, who's getting one for Christmas?
Forum: Racing 11-10-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,336
Posted By viajero
Yeah, but how did Danica do?

Yeah, but how did Danica do?
Forum: Racing 11-01-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,087
Posted By viajero
Supersport

What has happened to P.J. Jacobsen so far this weekend? No speed at all.
Forum: Racing 10-28-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,087
Posted By viajero
Last race for Rea on the Honda. I doubt he'll...

Last race for Rea on the Honda. I doubt he'll mail it in.
Forum: Racing 10-24-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2,830
Views: 212,936
Posted By viajero
Any further news on Audi getting into F1 in '16?

Any further news on Audi getting into F1 in '16?
Forum: Racing 10-19-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,430
Posted By viajero
Wow. I never would have predicted such a...

Wow.

I never would have predicted such a finishing order, nor all the crashes.

MM's luster sure has faded the past few races. Way too many mistakes.

How can any tire supplier...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,975
Posted By viajero
If I'm not too heavy handed with the throttle, I...

If I'm not too heavy handed with the throttle, I regularly get 50mpg with my 5th gen Honda VFR800. And it has over 100,000 miles on it.
Forum: Racing 10-10-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,062
Posted By viajero
I was happy to see that Daytona was not on the...

I was happy to see that Daytona was not on the newly released schedule.

H-D and their supporters can have it.
Forum: Racing 10-10-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 40,103
Posted By viajero
New schedule looks good, great venues. I...

New schedule looks good, great venues.

I see a need for at least one more west coast event.

Can't wait to see them at Circuit of the Americas.
Forum: Racing 10-08-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,056
Posted By viajero
Isn't there a typhoon headed into Japan about...

Isn't there a typhoon headed into Japan about now?

Wet race?

Could be anybody's race to win.

I hope MM clinches this weekend so the remaining races will be a serious war for the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3,098
Views: 539,999
Posted By viajero
Nice new ride. Re problems with clutch...

Nice new ride.

Re problems with clutch and engine dying, I suggest you get on VFRDiscussion.com and all your questions will be answered.

Hope to see you on the road soon. I'm another VFR...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 50,797
Posted By viajero
Needs more wheelie bar. Would not hit.

Needs more wheelie bar. Would not hit.
Forum: Racing 09-26-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,832
Posted By viajero
Any word on how Hayden is feeling after his first...

Any word on how Hayden is feeling after his first day back after a long layoff? He's well off the pace, but at least not dead last.

I hope that he's able to complete the race weekend and find...
Forum: Racing 09-23-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,832
Posted By viajero
Some Spanish guy for the win, followed by a...

Some Spanish guy for the win, followed by a couple more Spanish guys.
Forum: Racing 09-16-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 40,103
Posted By viajero
What I'd like to see, as we are now entering a...

What I'd like to see, as we are now entering a new era in motoracing in the USA, is the abandonment of Daytona as a race venue. "Tradition" is overvalued, imho, and I see no reason to continue the...
Forum: Racing 09-14-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 40,103
Posted By viajero
Congrats to Josh Hayes, Jake Gagne and Dustin...

Congrats to Josh Hayes, Jake Gagne and Dustin Dominguez for winning the final AMA/DMG races this weekend.

Now on to the new guys' series.

WTF they still want to race at Daytona? Why?
...
Forum: Racing 09-04-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 40,103
Posted By viajero
There doesn't appear to be enough time to...

There doesn't appear to be enough time to implement new rules for '15, and get the factories back on board.

Hopefully, '16 will bring back big time racing for the two wheelers.

...
Forum: Racing 09-04-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 40,103
Posted By viajero
plus a bazillion :clap

plus a bazillion :clap
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 23,694
Posted By viajero
I doubt it would be replacing the ZX-10, as...

I doubt it would be replacing the ZX-10, as that's what they use in WSBK.
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,937
Posted By viajero
I'm riding my second VFR. Souls are...

I'm riding my second VFR.

Souls are highly over-rated.
Forum: Trip Planning 08-19-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,835
Posted By viajero
I've had to pack up a wet tent plenty of times....

I've had to pack up a wet tent plenty of times. None of my tents ever got mildew.

If you camp right after packing a wet tent (same day, preferably a bit earlier in the day) it will dry out...
Forum: Racing 08-04-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 40,103
Posted By viajero
Who owns all the air fencing used at AMA/DMG road...

Who owns all the air fencing used at AMA/DMG road races?

Timing and scoring equipment?

Contracts with track owners?

My point is that there are certain tangible assets somebody owns...
Forum: Americas 07-24-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By viajero
Visit the Badlands N.P. very early in the morning...

Visit the Badlands N.P. very early in the morning (sun up) as it gets really hot there during summer. Not much in the way of shade trees, either.
Forum: Racing 07-19-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,956
Posted By viajero
or they need a new pace car driver?

or they need a new pace car driver?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-17-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By viajero
Smoke from the various wildfires have made...

Smoke from the various wildfires have made visibility very poor and air quality even worse.
Forum: Racing 07-15-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,733
Posted By viajero
Where? (That's how well informed I...

Where?

(That's how well informed I am.:lol3)
Forum: Racing 07-03-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 32,267
Posted By viajero
I predict that both will finish well out of the...

I predict that both will finish well out of the points in the WSBK race, too. Maybe the extra track time will pay dividends in the future, but not likely.
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,789
Posted By viajero
I'm still using one I bought in '97. It has LOTS...

I'm still using one I bought in '97. It has LOTS of miles on it, in all weather conditions.
Forum: Racing 06-26-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 420,899
Posted By viajero
Yooper, that might also be indicative of the...

Yooper, that might also be indicative of the progress made in tires as well as suspension, not to mention all the electronic wizardry current bikes have.

Great pics, btw, which show the...
Forum: Racing 06-21-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,164
Posted By viajero
Having only one team (Graves Yamaha) with a...

Having only one team (Graves Yamaha) with a reasonable chance of winning makes for boring racing, imho. They clearly have the best bikes, biggest budget and probably the best riders.

The only...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,925
Posted By viajero
Only four for me, since 1970. All Hondas....

Only four for me, since 1970.

All Hondas.

1-350 (rode it to Mexico and back)
1-CB750 (after a few years sold it to get a race car)
1-VFR750 (five years, ~75,000 mi., extensive travel...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-11-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By viajero
Have you considered Priest Lake?

Have you considered Priest Lake?
Forum: Racing 06-05-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,956
Posted By viajero
Does he remind you of a certain Canadian who no...

Does he remind you of a certain Canadian who no longer races in the series?
Forum: Racing 05-19-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,074
Posted By viajero
Adios, Jack

Sir Jack's now turning fast laps on the big racetrack in the sky.

Only saw him race once, Mexico GP 1970, and he didn't finish that one due to a mechanical.

Not many of my earliest racing...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,640
Posted By viajero
"Does this rear tire make my dick look...

"Does this rear tire make my dick look bigger?"
Forum: Racing 05-11-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,695
Posted By viajero
I sure didn't see that coming. Honda (Rea) doing...

I sure didn't see that coming. Honda (Rea) doing the double is certainly a surprise. Good for the series, though.

Question: Why are the EBRs not running under EVO rules? Or are they?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,538
Posted By viajero
Everyone has a different tolerance to cold temps....

Everyone has a different tolerance to cold temps.

Proper gear does help, up to a point.

I'm an old, skinny guy with low tolerance to the cold, and it's become even lower as I've aged.
...
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