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Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 09-18-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 47,659
Posted By Motorcyclist
Friday AM Departure from Southern CT

I'm heading out tomorrow am from the New Haven area. Going to head up 91, then maybe take 116 and some of the fun roads in MA and VT to the park. Anyone who wants to tag along, PM me. Shooting to...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 09-15-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 47,659
Posted By Motorcyclist
Damn Kevin, you klutzy bastid! Glad you're...

Damn Kevin, you klutzy bastid! Glad you're mostly ok. Please consider coming if you are able, plenty of room around the fire.
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,806
Posted By Motorcyclist
Hey Steve, I just read through this whole thread...

Hey Steve, I just read through this whole thread and while I hate to see you had a failure, I'm glad you got most of it repaired under warranty. I appreciate you making us aware of BMW's myopic...
Forum: Racing 09-12-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 29,353
Posted By Motorcyclist
I understand mutual vs. publicly held companies,...

I understand mutual vs. publicly held companies, but the AMA being a non-profit would likely preclude that transition from happening.

There is a board of directors, some of whom are elected and...
Forum: Racing 09-10-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 29,353
Posted By Motorcyclist
I'm no fan of Dingman, he appears to be the...

I'm no fan of Dingman, he appears to be the definition of an empty suit, but do you have a link to where he privatized the AMA?
Forum: Racing 09-03-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 29,353
Posted By Motorcyclist
What about flat track, hillclimb, super moto,...

What about flat track, hillclimb, super moto, etc. are they separate properties now? Hopefully not still with DMG?
Forum: Racing 09-03-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 29,353
Posted By Motorcyclist
That is great news, very disappointed in DMG's...

That is great news, very disappointed in DMG's performance, but hopefully KRAVE can get it right.
Forum: Racing 09-02-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 27,534
Posted By Motorcyclist
Whoa Tim, that captures the sport perfectly. ...

Whoa Tim, that captures the sport perfectly. Well done!
Forum: Racing 09-02-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3,804
Views: 352,308
Posted By Motorcyclist
Yup, Honda does a lot well, but their promotional...

Yup, Honda does a lot well, but their promotional videos are generally lifeless compared to Yamaha's.
Forum: Racing 09-01-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3,804
Views: 352,308
Posted By Motorcyclist
That was ok, but it was no Yamaha 50th...

That was ok, but it was no Yamaha 50th anniversary video with Roberts, Lawson, Rainey, Spies, Crutchlow, JL and Edwards!
Forum: Racing 08-27-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3,804
Views: 352,308
Posted By Motorcyclist
Those are great photos, thanks for sharing them....

Those are great photos, thanks for sharing them. That advertisement is pretty much US racing royalty for the time period. You'd probably never get the factories to allow their riders to compete, but...
Forum: Racing 08-27-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3,804
Views: 352,308
Posted By Motorcyclist
I would add Crazy Joe to that list as well. I...

I would add Crazy Joe to that list as well. I hope to see him become a MotoGP champion someday.
Forum: Racing 08-25-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3,804
Views: 352,308
Posted By Motorcyclist
How old is Ago now, 75? I imagine he has slowed...

How old is Ago now, 75? I imagine he has slowed a bit by now. :lol3
Forum: Racing 08-18-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 27,534
Posted By Motorcyclist
The series still lacks promotion. That is the...

The series still lacks promotion. That is the single biggest problem from what I can see as an outsider. Promotion drives fan attendance, which drives TV coverage, which drives larger purses, which...
Forum: Racing 08-18-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3,804
Views: 352,308
Posted By Motorcyclist
Wow, that is impressive. How it doesn't catapult...

Wow, that is impressive. How it doesn't catapult them into the cheap seats when it regains traction is astounding. Great control or great luck, probably a lot of both.
Forum: Racing 08-15-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3,804
Views: 352,308
Posted By Motorcyclist
Is that from one of the testing sessions earlier...

Is that from one of the testing sessions earlier this year? :evil
Forum: Racing 08-13-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 29,353
Posted By Motorcyclist
Any word on the announcement?

Any word on the announcement?
Forum: Racing 08-12-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 29,353
Posted By Motorcyclist
Fingers crossed.

Fingers crossed.
Forum: Racing 08-10-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 15,892
Posted By Motorcyclist
Great photos as usual Tim, wish I was there with...

Great photos as usual Tim, wish I was there with you guys (work sucks).
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 177,012
Posted By Motorcyclist
Yep, under the plastic covering the...

Yep, under the plastic covering the "tank".
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 76,951
Posted By Motorcyclist
Oh man, don't tell me I killed this thread!

Oh man, don't tell me I killed this thread!
Forum: Racing 08-07-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 27,534
Posted By Motorcyclist
He's not going to compete, is he?

He's not going to compete, is he?
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 76,951
Posted By Motorcyclist
I have found myself looking at this bike often...

I have found myself looking at this bike often since the information was released last weekend. Since no one asked, I'll give you my views: :D

Simply put - it is stunning! I don't know what...
Forum: Racing 08-04-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 29,353
Posted By Motorcyclist
Although it does seem to work for flat track....

Although it does seem to work for flat track. There are always a lot of Harleys present in contrast to the road races. Probably no coincidence since the XR750 has been the dominant bike for the last...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 948
Posted By Motorcyclist
Are the fasteners on Harley's metric or US?

Are the fasteners on Harley's metric or US?
Forum: Racing 07-30-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 29,353
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 07-30-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 27,534
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: 382
Views: 29,353
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: 314
Views: 27,534
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: 382
Views: 29,353
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: 382
Views: 29,353
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: 382
Views: 29,353
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: 266
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: 3,804
Views: 352,308
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: 8,823
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: 33
Views: 1,836
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: 8,823
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: 2,570
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: 8,823
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: 8,823
Posted By Motorcyclist
Hahahaha, thanks for the picture.

Hahahaha, thanks for the picture.
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