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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 37,540
Views: 9,873,648
Posted By Motorcyclist
From the NPS website: What is a "descending...

From the NPS website:

What is a "descending radius curve" that visitors are cautioned about some places along the drive? Most highways have curves with a standard radius that never changes. In...
Forum: Racing 03-24-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,238
Posted By Motorcyclist
Damn, I always liked him and pulled for him. ...

Damn, I always liked him and pulled for him. What a shame. Best wishes to his friends and family.
Forum: Racing 03-20-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,366
Posted By Motorcyclist
Thanks, I was hoping it would be on a weekend. ...

Thanks, I was hoping it would be on a weekend.

The race page on the FT site shows the 17th, which I hope is a typo. Edit - looks like they feexed it
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-20-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,763
Posted By Motorcyclist
I've had many good experiences at Hermy's in Port...

I've had many good experiences at Hermy's in Port Clinton, PA.

I should also mention Augusta Triumph in GA, who let me change my oil on a long trip this past fall (mechanic was out). Nice...
Forum: Racing 03-20-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,366
Posted By Motorcyclist
New addition to the schedule at the dirt track...

New addition to the schedule at the dirt track inside Delaware International Speedway. The race is scheduled for a Thursday night, September 17. WTF is up with that?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By Motorcyclist
We are transitioning to the new format this...

We are transitioning to the new format this winter/spring in CT. I have been teaching since 1994, so I started out with the MRC:RSS program. I'm very interested to see how the new course improves...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,238
Posted By Motorcyclist
Good news, more exposure=more potential fans for...

Good news, more exposure=more potential fans for the domestic series.
Forum: Racing 01-02-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,238
Posted By Motorcyclist
Motorcycle.com has a good overview of the class...

Motorcycle.com has a good overview of the class structure.
...
Forum: Racing 12-21-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,238
Posted By Motorcyclist
I'm sure you know Daytona is no longer sanctioned...

I'm sure you know Daytona is no longer sanctioned by the AMA/KRAVE? I'll be interested to hear your take on the CCS races.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-16-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1,259
Views: 89,402
Posted By Motorcyclist
Thanks for the reply. I understand there is only...

Thanks for the reply. I understand there is only so much usable land available. I do have concerns about being around active parking lots due to some close calls in the past involving people driving...
Forum: Racing 12-15-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 128,976
Posted By Motorcyclist
MM won because he is the most talented rider on a...

MM won because he is the most talented rider on a kick ass bike. I'm saying that I'd rather see all the top riders ride to their maximum without the bike possibly going into limp home mode to save...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-15-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,259
Views: 89,402
Posted By Motorcyclist
I don't think anyone is bitching, just pointing...

I don't think anyone is bitching, just pointing out something that is a concern. I'd like to give Don and Kathy a chance to look at options and reply. If you have a room you don't need to concern...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-15-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,259
Views: 89,402
Posted By Motorcyclist
Nice job, George! I'm a big history buff, and I...

Nice job, George! I'm a big history buff, and I definitely appreciate all the leads to the past goings on in that area. Could we put them in one post near the beginning, or as part of the "in"...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-13-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,259
Views: 89,402
Posted By Motorcyclist
Not to denigrate the camping area, but it looks...

Not to denigrate the camping area, but it looks like a gravel parking lot that has been overgrown, and it's not very large.

I saw somewhere there was room for 80 tents. 80 spaces x 200 sf per...
Forum: Racing 12-11-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 128,976
Posted By Motorcyclist
Two wheels and motor right? Why don't they open...

Two wheels and motor right? Why don't they open it up then and make those the rules? I'll bet we'd see some real developmental leaps instead of figuring out how to retard the timing to save another...
Forum: Racing 12-11-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 128,976
Posted By Motorcyclist
That's what I was going to say :freaky

That's what I was going to say :freaky
Forum: Racing 12-11-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 128,976
Posted By Motorcyclist
Completely agree. If this is the pinnacle of MC...

Completely agree. If this is the pinnacle of MC racing, it should not be decided by fuel strategies.

Fuel mileage gains are an important part of engine development, but you can have a class...
Forum: Racing 12-09-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 128,976
Posted By Motorcyclist
No worries, all these rules are very complicated!...

No worries, all these rules are very complicated! :freaky
Forum: Racing 12-09-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 253,910
Posted By Motorcyclist
Stick a fork in Red Bull, they are already...

Stick a fork in Red Bull, they are already defeated. In war or sports, when you start focusing on what the other side is going to do to you and/or making excuses about how you are inferior to them,...
Forum: Racing 12-09-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 128,976
Posted By Motorcyclist
That is not consistent with this summary: ...

That is not consistent with this summary:

http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/motogp/2014-motogp-rule-cheat-sheet-open-factory-ducati-regulations/
Forum: Racing 12-09-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 128,976
Posted By Motorcyclist
My understanding is that the factory engines are...

My understanding is that the factory engines are sealed at the beginning of the year, so I'm curious as to how Yamaha could have made up any significant power disadvantage. The Honda has been a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4,629
Views: 556,268
Posted By Motorcyclist
I saw a Motus in a display at the Barber Museum...

I saw a Motus in a display at the Barber Museum in October. It appears to be a nice bike with impressive specs. My opinion is in line with MarkJenn's, and while I wish them success, they have zero...
Forum: Racing 12-01-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,366
Posted By Motorcyclist
Lots of interesting info in this link. They have...

Lots of interesting info in this link. They have the purse structure for each race in 2014 in the right hand column.

http://www.amaproracing.com/competition/events/index.cfm?d=ft
Forum: Racing 12-01-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,178
Posted By Motorcyclist
$20,000 to win. ...

$20,000 to win.

http://home.amaproracing.com/assets/AMAP-RR-2014-DAYTONA-200-Purse-Structure.pdf
Forum: Racing 12-01-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,178
Posted By Motorcyclist
The AMA reacquired the rights to the series from...

The AMA reacquired the rights to the series from DMG then sold them to KRAVE is the way I read it. I realize they won't publicize costs, but should be able to disclose terms.
...
Forum: Racing 12-01-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,178
Posted By Motorcyclist
That is pocket money to the France's. If they...

That is pocket money to the France's. If they want it to be a big deal, it will be.
Forum: Racing 12-01-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,178
Posted By Motorcyclist
I wonder if DMG will try to pump up CCS to...

I wonder if DMG will try to pump up CCS to compete with AMA Pro? With all the tracks the France family controls, and connections they have in racing, you could see them trying to challenge the AMA...
Forum: Racing 11-26-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,366
Posted By Motorcyclist
Thanks, I obviously forgot they were different...

Thanks, I obviously forgot they were different tracks!
Forum: Racing 11-25-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 128,976
Posted By Motorcyclist
^^I'm sure it was Migno's fault. :lol3

^^I'm sure it was Migno's fault. :lol3
Forum: Racing 11-23-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,366
Posted By Motorcyclist
I had heard I last year was the end for the race...

I had heard I last year was the end for the race in Virginia, but I can't recall the reason. I never got to see that race in person, but I will if it is back on the schedule.
Forum: Racing 11-21-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,366
Posted By Motorcyclist
It is true that we have to be realistic. But...

It is true that we have to be realistic. But part of the shortage of races is undoubtedly the cost to get a sanction. I looked into it at one time when the AMA was still running flat track, and I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 20,723
Posted By Motorcyclist
In CT, we are getting ready to transition to the...

In CT, we are getting ready to transition to the latest MSF BRC incarnation this winter. I got a chance to be exposed to some of the range exercises and they look pretty well thought out and...
Forum: Racing 11-21-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,366
Posted By Motorcyclist
I gotta believe Indy will be one of the four...

I gotta believe Indy will be one of the four added.

Hagerstown's date got moved. Now it doesn't gel with the Barbara Fritchie Classic in Frederick, MD. That is kind of a bummer, and I'm sure...
Forum: Racing 11-20-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,366
Posted By Motorcyclist
I agree with what Harvey Mushman said. DMG with...

I agree with what Harvey Mushman said. DMG with time on their hands to focus on flat track is a recipe for disaster.

Shame about Barry too, he always did a wonderful job announcing at the races...
Forum: Racing 11-20-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 42,563
Posted By Motorcyclist
Damn, that's too bad about Pirate Speedway...

Damn, that's too bad about Pirate Speedway closing. I loved watching the speedway races when I lived in CA.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,289
Posted By Motorcyclist
ABS is a nice feature, and I'm glad to see it...

ABS is a nice feature, and I'm glad to see it trickling down through many manufacturer's offerings. I've ridden for 40 years, counting dirt as a child, and just bought my first bike with ABS this...
Forum: Racing 11-16-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 253,910
Posted By Motorcyclist
Yup, the recession hurt NASCAR badly, but it is a...

Yup, the recession hurt NASCAR badly, but it is a pretty resilient series.

Pull the stickers off the F1 cars and see if you can identify them. Oh, and it is all but a spec series. There are...
Forum: Racing 11-16-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 253,910
Posted By Motorcyclist
Yes he does, but his average finish of 12.7...

Yes he does, but his average finish of 12.7 compares favorably with the rest of the competition.

The old points system rewarded consistency more than this new one, and there were years when one...
Forum: Racing 11-16-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4,057
Views: 463,783
Posted By Motorcyclist
Thanks Mike, Krop and everyone who regularly...

Thanks Mike, Krop and everyone who regularly contributes. There is always a wealth of knowledge in this thread and I appreciate all the insight. Looking forward to next year! :freaky
Forum: Racing 11-16-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 253,910
Posted By Motorcyclist
A champion in most motorsports is the driver/team...

A champion in most motorsports is the driver/team that scores the most points. It is mathematically possible in most point scoring systems to have a champion who did not win a race. If sanctioning...
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