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Forum: Racing 03-25-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,224
Posted By tinhead
It wasn't the irrelevancy of the permanent second...

It wasn't the irrelevancy of the permanent second fastest Honda.
You wouldn't have been baiting me at all.:rofl :lol3
Forum: Racing 03-25-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,224
Posted By tinhead
If anything, I expect Marquee to be even more...

If anything, I expect Marquee to be even more dominant than last year.
He's not starting this season healing from a broken bone.:D

The alien the Ducatis will mess with the most is Pedro. Last...
Forum: Racing 02-27-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 114,877
Posted By tinhead
Speaking of homeboys, I was expecting a lot more...

Speaking of homeboys, I was expecting a lot more out of AJ Catanzaro after two 250East races than one point.

Roczen gathers it together for the win.
Canard and Dungey fight for second, Canard...
Forum: Racing 02-26-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 922
Views: 83,223
Posted By tinhead
In the depths of winter, aided by bottles of fine...

In the depths of winter, aided by bottles of fine bourbon and plant material that varies in legality by location, I developed my theory that Marquee will not be beaten for a Championship by anybody...
Forum: Racing 02-18-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 922
Views: 83,223
Posted By tinhead
The year Nicky Hayden won the car for lowest...

The year Nicky Hayden won the car for lowest total qualifying time, he sold the car and gave the money to his crew.
There have been other stories I don't remember right now, but the answer is that...
Forum: Racing 02-13-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 114,877
Posted By tinhead
Malcolm should race some arenacross to sharpen...

Malcolm should race some arenacross to sharpen his pace. :beer
Forum: Racing 02-13-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 114,877
Posted By tinhead
If AJ Catanzaro can't get into the top 3, he'd do...

If AJ Catanzaro can't get into the top 3, he'd do as well financially to keep racing in the 450 class. Check the purse payouts, placing 5th in a 250 main pays about what qualifying for the evening...
Forum: Racing 02-13-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 114,877
Posted By tinhead
2013 Las Vegas, Bowers took care of getting that...

2013 Las Vegas, Bowers took care of getting that first SX win.
It took Malcolm Stewart until this season to match the feat. :D
Forum: Racing 02-11-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 922
Views: 83,223
Posted By tinhead
Just saw that Silverstone reached agreement with...

Just saw that Silverstone reached agreement with COW, for this year and 2016.

So the use of vowels is assured until at least 2017. :rofl
Forum: Racing 02-10-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 83,223
Posted By tinhead
As COW is nothing more than a legal fiction...

As COW is nothing more than a legal fiction (entity) now, what if they don't do a deal with Silverstone? It has to be tempting for Silverstone to require terms so onerous that bankruptcy for COW...
Forum: Racing 02-10-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 83,223
Posted By tinhead
DORNA must have reduced the sanction fee to near...

DORNA must have reduced the sanction fee to near zero to persuade the Silverstone folks to go along. They spent big to persuade teams to hire Brits as riders, imagine if they ended up with no race to...
Forum: Racing 02-09-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 83,223
Posted By tinhead
The Old Guard is...old. I don't expect anybody to...

The Old Guard is...old. I don't expect anybody to challenge Marquee this season.
When he does eventually relinquish The Championship, it won't be to Rossi, Lorenzo, or a never was a threat Pedrosa....
Forum: Racing 02-07-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 114,877
Posted By tinhead
Shows what I know! He ran stronger in his heat...

Shows what I know! He ran stronger in his heat than he did the last 2 weeks.
Forum: Racing 02-07-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 83,223
Posted By tinhead
Now to see if among all the pasta and antipasti,...

Now to see if among all the pasta and antipasti, the factory manages to get the DuGiGi together for the next test. Did Ducati really learn anything from taking a hammer to last year's bike?

For...
Forum: Racing 02-07-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 114,877
Posted By tinhead
From what I can tell, AJ Catanzaro is taking...

From what I can tell, AJ Catanzaro is taking tonight off to recover for the 250 East opener next week. The 450 class is a bunch tougher on privateers than 250 is.

At the front, Roczen got mad at...
Forum: Racing 02-05-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 922
Views: 83,223
Posted By tinhead
Crutchlow gets a lot of attention, but I suspect...

Crutchlow gets a lot of attention, but I suspect that the Tech3 team with Smith and Pol E. will consistently finish ahead of him. For Pol, it's down to he's a better rider than Cal. In Smith's case,...
Forum: Racing 02-05-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 922
Views: 83,223
Posted By tinhead
The agony of those who get distraught when they...

The agony of those who get distraught when they have to confront Dan Pedro's decade long drought will pale compared to the wailing and gnashing of teeth that will happen when it becomes obvious that...
Forum: Racing 02-04-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 33,441
Posted By tinhead
So, we have to wait until the leaves change color...

So, we have to wait until the leaves change color before Haas announces he signed Danica Patrick as a driver? :lol3
Forum: Racing 02-04-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 83,223
Posted By tinhead
Marquez won't feel any pressure from The Midget....

Marquez won't feel any pressure from The Midget. 9 years without a championship and none in the big bike class, Honda would have done as well to bring back Loris Capirossi as keep Pedro around. He...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 114,877
Posted By tinhead
If Webb smokes Bowers every week, why is he only...

If Webb smokes Bowers every week, why is he only ahead by 2 points after 5 races? :deal
San Diego next weekend, then the West Coast 250's get until mid April to cool off, heat up, practice, or...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 114,877
Posted By tinhead
Unless I forgot how to read, the last two links...

Unless I forgot how to read, the last two links you provided are court judgments in favor of Tyler and Tim (daddy) Bowers.

The first is regarding some 5 year ago altercation over...something. Just...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,307
Posted By tinhead
It'll be interesting to compare attendance...

It'll be interesting to compare attendance numbers for the "club race" at Daytona against KRAVE at Miller, aka middle of no where.

Motorcycle road racing was in deep trouble for a while before...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 114,877
Posted By tinhead
What "attrition of riders he takes out"? To...

What "attrition of riders he takes out"?
To listen to you Nancys one would think that the intensive care wards in Anaheim, Oakland, and Phoenix are full of riders that Bowers has crippled.

The...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 114,877
Posted By tinhead
Re: racing in Europe (or Japan or South America)...

Re: racing in Europe (or Japan or South America) in the off season--

Start money. Show up and get a check that covers rent, utilities, and entertainment for one of those Monster girls for a year....
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 114,877
Posted By tinhead
Hanna vs Howerton was just a marketing ploy that...

Hanna vs Howerton was just a marketing ploy that that racing purists detested.
Rick Johnson vs Mike Kiedrowski really detracted from the on track action what with all the articles and pics in the...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,307
Posted By tinhead
I remember that give it time line from...when the...

I remember that give it time line from...when the DMG takeover happened. :ear

It seems the class getting the most attention is 1000Superstock. I'm seeing a good chance for a decent grid around 25...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 33,441
Posted By tinhead
It's the 21st century now. Gigapixel images,...

It's the 21st century now. Gigapixel images, digital surface resolution, who knows what else the geeks are up to, that paint job hid about as much as a g string in a strip club.
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 114,877
Posted By tinhead
Will Mitch Payton (or anybody else) give Bowers a...

Will Mitch Payton (or anybody else) give Bowers a ride on a 450 for the East 250 rounds? It is apparent to me that both Bowers and Webb are taking a lighthearted attitude with the trash talk.
...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 922
Views: 83,223
Posted By tinhead
Why doesn't the FIM face reality/ acknowledge the...

Why doesn't the FIM face reality/ acknowledge the 21st century and allow dual clutch transmissions? The technology is known and proven, as well as cheap compared to cramming a bunch of pawls, cams...
Forum: Racing 01-31-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,307
Posted By tinhead
How about KRAVE announcing races on their...

How about KRAVE announcing races on their schedule that the tracks don't acknowledge? Road Atlanta and Barber are 2 of them.

from SuperBikePlanet...
Forum: Racing 01-26-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 33,441
Posted By tinhead
Arrivabene wants more power, more speed, and cost...

Arrivabene wants more power, more speed, and cost reductions.
It's like one of those test questions that ask which object doesn't belong with the others.
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,050
Posted By tinhead
It's a motorcycle race, so I ride a motorcycle...

It's a motorcycle race, so I ride a motorcycle there (yes from Connecticut).
Motorcycle parking is free.
Forum: Racing 01-10-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 33,441
Posted By tinhead
Attempting to ascertain the details of any...

Attempting to ascertain the details of any Italian business transaction is a headache producer of the highest order.
http://www.jalopnik.com/who-will-control-ferrari-now-1652197657
sheds a bit more...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 114,877
Posted By tinhead
I got the last one right! :clap

I got the last one right! :clap
Forum: Racing 01-10-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 33,441
Posted By tinhead
All fine for the short term. But with the...

All fine for the short term. But with the spinoff, 63% of Ferrari isn't owned by the Agnelli or Ferrari families. A large portion of that 63% are financial institutions, read hedge funds, private...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 114,877
Posted By tinhead
Cuz I got itchy fingers.

Cuz I got itchy fingers.
Forum: Racing 01-10-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 114,877
Posted By tinhead
I read the above as Felt Motorsports does the...

I read the above as Felt Motorsports does the licensing these days. Feld promotes are arenacross and supercross, so chalk up another one for capitalism.
Forum: Racing 01-10-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 114,877
Posted By tinhead
'Flug, I'm pretty sure it's the AMA itself that...

'Flug, I'm pretty sure it's the AMA itself that does the competition licensing.
So amateur results can count for quite a lot.
A history of competing and finishing well at Loretta Lynn's could well...
Forum: Racing 01-08-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 857,948
Posted By tinhead
It's not really early in the Dakar any more, more...

It's not really early in the Dakar any more, more than a third gone now.
I'm not buying the popular line that it's inevitable that Barreda Bort will commit a fatal mistake. The tactic of going +2...
Forum: Racing 01-08-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 114,877
Posted By tinhead
Round 2 predictions- Roczen repeats, nothing...

Round 2 predictions-
Roczen repeats, nothing stopping him.
Canard liked running near the front, he wants more.
Tomac goes for a finish.

AJ Catanzaro makes it into the 450 main.
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