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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 27,755
Posted By Mr Fast
Only laid her down one time on pavement and it...

Only laid her down one time on pavement and it wasn't my idea. One track day I went into a turn and low sided because my front tire went flat. One thing not mentioned much is that it hurts. I broke...
Forum: Racing 12-19-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 76,776
Posted By Mr Fast
Rick, We just got a high output stator kit for...

Rick,
We just got a high output stator kit for Honzilla that with a little tweaking will work in a SL (It was designed for a CB). Bought it from Dennis Kirk. If you're interested give Owen a buzz &...
Forum: Racing 11-20-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 29,768
Posted By Mr Fast
Great pics, thanks. Jesse did real well. :clap

Great pics, thanks. Jesse did real well. :clap
Forum: Racing 11-20-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 29,768
Posted By Mr Fast
If your the John guy, yeah we met & talked. The...

If your the John guy, yeah we met & talked. The Texas tornado guys stayed with us when they were prerunning.
Forum: Racing 11-19-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 29,768
Posted By Mr Fast
Our bike was 210x. We are the race for the...

Our bike was 210x. We are the race for the wounded guys. I was doing chase & took our warrior hero Jesse to checkpoint 2 just north of Puertocitos to run his section. I knew that our bike wouldn't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,671
Posted By Mr Fast
I like that.:lol3

I like that.:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,671
Posted By Mr Fast
Great comments, your PS is excellent. If you do...

Great comments, your PS is excellent. If you do get good enough it will come.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,671
Posted By Mr Fast
I learn something every time I ride & I'm always...

I learn something every time I ride & I'm always trying to improve. Maybe I wasn't clear enough. Basically I was saying don't over think things to a stand still.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,671
Posted By Mr Fast
For sure. If you've really clamped on the front...

For sure. If you've really clamped on the front binder, your back tire is going to be very light.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,671
Posted By Mr Fast
These comments should help any kind of rider....

These comments should help any kind of rider. Even remind experienced riders about things they might have forgotten!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,671
Posted By Mr Fast
Hey, this is actually going pretty well. No more...

Hey, this is actually going pretty well. No more sarcasm from Yours Truly. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,671
Posted By Mr Fast
How to really ride a bike.

I've seen it seems (notice the rhythm) almost endless threads on how to ride a bike. Counter steering seems to be the big one but from my vantage point I would have to call it it counter bullshit....
Forum: Racing 09-30-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,877
Posted By Mr Fast
This is a good video. Lameco has a brief moment...

This is a good video. Lameco has a brief moment after our bike ( The Laminator) came in at the end of a stage when we had a catastrophic front wheel failure. I just wish that they had caught the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 34,315
Views: 8,428,207
Posted By Mr Fast
Try getting your chin above your wrist on the...

Try getting your chin above your wrist on the turns. If you're turning right get your head over your right hand on the throttle. Visa-versa on a left turn. This will help you get your body's central...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 34,315
Views: 8,428,207
Posted By Mr Fast
OK, I'm not trying to be a typical Adv dick here...

OK, I'm not trying to be a typical Adv dick here but just offering some hard learned advice. You're obviously enjoying a track day somewhere. You're leaning the bike too much & you're not off the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,690
Posted By Mr Fast
When you've ridden in the dirt for years & start...

When you've ridden in the dirt for years & start riding street you will naturally gravitate to the dual sports; GS1200, KTM Adventure, etc. The other thing is when you get older the upright riding...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 91,872
Posted By Mr Fast
Point I'm trying to make is that you guys are...

Point I'm trying to make is that you guys are trying to complicate something simple. And I'm no noob. I've gone to race schools, club raced & raced in Baja. Keep it simple.
Forum: Racing 09-01-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,199
Posted By Mr Fast
And so the legend begins!

And so the legend begins!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-01-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 91,872
Posted By Mr Fast
You know, it's funny. I thought that I had...

You know, it's funny. I thought that I had actually got onto the perfect line & FINALLY there was no stupid thread on counterstering. Guess I was wrong. If you have ridden a bike for any length of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-01-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 34,315
Views: 8,428,207
Posted By Mr Fast
You didn't catch the thong!!

You didn't catch the thong!!
Forum: Racing 08-05-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 76,776
Posted By Mr Fast
Looking good out there! :clap

Looking good out there! :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-19-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 34,315
Views: 8,428,207
Posted By Mr Fast
It didn't help that he slid the rear but bikes go...

It didn't help that he slid the rear but bikes go where the front wheel goes. Watch it. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 34,315
Views: 8,428,207
Posted By Mr Fast
I watched that video several times trying to...

I watched that video several times trying to figure out what in the Hell he did. At the start he gunned it pretty good & came in hot, mashing the front brake & losing it. As the Harley guys say, "He...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 34,315
Views: 8,428,207
Posted By Mr Fast
No wonder he crashed. Look at the front tire in...

No wonder he crashed. Look at the front tire in the first picture. He had actually tried to turn it! Kind of hard to push left in a right turn.
Forum: Racing 07-07-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,199
Posted By Mr Fast
Looking at Roger's place you'd have to wonder if...

Looking at Roger's place you'd have to wonder if there any animals left in Africa. Been there though & have to tell you there's lots of wildlife. :lol3
Forum: Racing 06-12-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 76,776
Posted By Mr Fast
Looking pretty cool! :clap

Looking pretty cool! :clap
Forum: Racing 05-18-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,154
Posted By Mr Fast
new bike

Sue & I are headed home after picking up our new KTM Baja Adventure 990 from Malcolm Smith in Riverside. We'll post some pics after we get home. Meanwhile Owen is stripping the Lameinator down. We...
Forum: Racing 05-08-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 93,367
Posted By Mr Fast
I don't know if you know the Feldkamps but Buddy...

I don't know if you know the Feldkamps but Buddy Jr. is a great guy. He wouldn't have cared if he got the penalty or not. BTW so's his Dad!
Forum: Racing 05-08-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 93,367
Posted By Mr Fast
At the start of the race on the lake bed I went...

At the start of the race on the lake bed I went over to John & introduced myself. I told him we must be the two oldest idiots in the race. John's 61 & I'll be 65 next month. Later I found out there...
Forum: Racing 05-07-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 93,367
Posted By Mr Fast
Scotty's quote of Danny's above is accurate. The...

Scotty's quote of Danny's above is accurate. The suburban was part of LAMEco's chase crew. Our rider Patrick Ditson stopped & talked to Jimmy about 5 miles before the accident. Jimmy told Patrick...
Forum: Racing 05-02-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 76,776
Posted By Mr Fast
It makes my heart throb!:clap

It makes my heart throb!:clap
Forum: Racing 05-02-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,154
Posted By Mr Fast
Cabo

Sr. checking in. Both bikes made it. Lameinator took second behind a 80 something xr500 ridden by a nice young man named Adam from Minnesota. He'll probably be driving a beer truck soon, eh? Honzilla...
Forum: Racing 05-01-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,154
Posted By Mr Fast
Thanks guys, Jr found and got the sir...

Thanks guys,

Jr found and got the sir bubble. Were leaving now. Cross your fingers!!:huh:wink:
Forum: Racing 04-30-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,154
Posted By Mr Fast
PS. Forgot to mention this is the Mexcan 1000 and...

PS. Forgot to mention this is the Mexcan 1000 and not the Allan magical mystery tour!
Anybody out there got any ideas on how to bleed the ff front brake let us know ASAP. Por Favor. Si vous Plait....
Forum: Racing 04-30-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,154
Posted By Mr Fast
LAMEinator update

John Sr. here checking in. Were in La Paz at the hotel. Incredibly found another caliper for the front brake. Unincredibly we cant so far get it to work. Wont bleed. Have now put our resident...
Forum: Racing 04-24-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,154
Posted By Mr Fast
Wednesday night

Well it's Wednesday night & it's got the feeling of Christmas Eve. Not so tiny tots in their beds & eyes wide awake. The LAMEco crew has been too busy to post pictures finishing up the Blue Rhino....
Forum: Racing 04-23-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,154
Posted By Mr Fast
Who's the guy with the Spankers? :lol3

Who's the guy with the Spankers? :lol3
Forum: Racing 04-23-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 76,776
Posted By Mr Fast
Also, You're new retainers are aluminum & will...

Also, You're new retainers are aluminum & will radiate heat faster than the old steel ones.
Forum: Racing 04-22-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,154
Posted By Mr Fast
LAMEinator rises again.

No bs Halfast. The new motor goes into the bike in the am. Patrick & Owen worked on the bike all day. Jr. went to Phoenix & got new rings. I picked them up in Camp Verde & got to Flag by 3:00 pm. By...
Forum: Racing 04-21-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,154
Posted By Mr Fast
The Lameinator will run again & will be at the...

The Lameinator will run again & will be at the lake bed come Sunday morn! :deal
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