2013 ama supercross

Discussion in 'Racing' started by ADK, Sep 12, 2012.

  1. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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    Yeah, I can't seem to find any mention of them.
  2. Tee2

    Tee2 I SAID! Woo Hoo!

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    This is from A2 last year. And you can see how fat RC is.

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  3. markjenn

    markjenn Long timer

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    It's pretty common in racing broadcasting to have a studio crew and a on-track crew. For example, in F1, the Speed trio of Varsha, Hobbs, and Machett doesn't generally travel to the races and instead do the broadcasts from Speed's studio in Charlotte. They rely on a single pit-crew reporter (Will Buxton) to do local angles. But this is for races in far-flung corners of the world on huge outdoor tracks where there is very little, if any, advantage to being able to look out the window vs. watching a monitor. In SX where there is a stadium and you can see the entire track, I would think being able to watch the action from a press box would be very advantageous.

    Anybody know if the Sheheen, Emig, and RC are actually at the SX races?

    - Mark
  4. misanthropic

    misanthropic Been here awhile

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    See post 682
  5. Gordy

    Gordy Team Listo

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    Yes, RC was in the pits so I don't think he went anywhere before the race.

    There are some really good articles about Phoenix and a Stewart interview over at Cycle News.

    Apparently Barcia had a nasty crash at home before Phoenix.

    Barcia and Reed were lapping at the same pace. RV was smoking them on lap times. Barcia better keep getting good starts.
  6. swimmer

    swimmer armchair asshole

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    They are often seen on the track in video segments, making comments about talking to people in the pits, etc...
  7. brents347

    brents347 Trusting my Cape...

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    I have seen RC and Emig at the races many times, but never Sheheen. Then again, I wouldn't be looking for him! :lol3

    I am quite sure they are at the races, but by 5 or 5:30 p.m. they are in the booth doing their prep and don't come out for the rest of the night. And then you have the occasions where they bring a guest (injured) rider up to commenate on a race or two. I don't think that is happening from a studio.
  8. Dano 407

    Dano 407 One Man Wolfpack

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    Yea, they are there. It was fun to see a race in person last year, then watch it on TV the next day at home and see what they missed. I cannot imagine that play by play is easy, but shit, if a stadium load of people are screaming it doesnt take a rocket surgeon to figure out something is happening.
  9. Dano 407

    Dano 407 One Man Wolfpack

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    Is there an Erin Bates thread yet?


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  10. RobbieO

    RobbieO Muskokatard

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    There should be....!

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  11. dtysdalx2

    dtysdalx2 PITA but useful

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    If you guys get the IMS free calendar, EB is on it a few times...:wink:


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  12. pbarmy

    pbarmy Long timer

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    :clapMmmmm!If everyone will have one bad race,RV's was worse than RD'S.:wink::lol3:deal
  13. nachtflug

    nachtflug infidel

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    nobody is more in awe of these guys than me but I think this whole bike setup gets a little overplayed.

    front wheel plowed and down he went, must have been bike setup. god forbid we admit we dumped it. where was bike setup when Bultaco's were running up front with forks bolted on the back instead of shocks?

    Moose Conklin won the open class of the Stagecoach enduro in 72 with one footpeg.

    Set that up. :deal
  14. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    Were they scrubbing the triple back then? :wink:
  15. nachtflug

    nachtflug infidel

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    ask Bengt. :wink:
  16. Gordy

    Gordy Team Listo

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    From Phoenix:

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    Caselli's desert sled. I know this is supposed to be about SX, but the bike was there......and I want one.

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    Big Jug.

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    Canard warming his hands up.

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    Reed.

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    World Champion Rozcen.

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    I had nothing to do with this. :uhoh

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    I never did get the camera dialed in for the lighting/action, but the sand corner was great fun.

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    Not a great angle on Windam's transfer, but you'll get the idea.


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  17. Gordy

    Gordy Team Listo

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    This may make up for my shitty video. :rofl

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  18. enduro Dan

    enduro Dan Sticks and Stones™..

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    Nice pics.

    Was Chad in that picture?
    All I saw was Erin. :lol3
  19. nachtflug

    nachtflug infidel

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    cool pics Gordy. just a quick note on Tomac's ride in Phoenix.

    1. Roczen might as well take up golf or tennis good luck beating Tomac.

    2. Tomac looked about as good as a person can on a bike. Totally in control and made his passes as clean and sharp as you can. Just an awesome display of riding that kid is good.

    where was Baggett???
  20. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    Great photos! :clap

    Thanks for sharing! :thumb