A n00b goes racing

Discussion in 'Racing' started by eatpasta, Jan 15, 2010.

  1. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    when is that?
  2. RAZR

    RAZR u may run the risks my friend but I do the cutting

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  3. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    NOW I know why ill never do B2V..... its on Quyens birthday every year!

    :dunno
  4. RAZR

    RAZR u may run the risks my friend but I do the cutting

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    ohhhh.


    maybe talk her into celebrating it in Las Vegas!!!!!:clap:freaky
  5. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    yeha good luck with that....

    hopefully if things go well in court in a few weeks, the 650R will get a 525 fork.... and perhaps a new rear shock.....

    wouldnt THAT be sweet...

    :evil
  6. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    well the season is over. Im really curious to see how I stack up after everything is tallied.

    I probably only did about half as many races as I did last year...but I can see a massive difference in my riding. Im not sure how it happened, but somewhere along the line I completely forgot about the whole "just finish" mantra. Im not saying that Im fast now or anything but I think that my progress toward being faster is more linear than anticipated.

    I have a lot of toughening up to do as far as riding goes. I just need to ride more and unfortunately I just dont have the time or money to ride much between races. I need to find a way to have my ass kicked in a Bikey way between races...suggestions??

    :ear
  7. Tbone

    Tbone off-ramp slayer

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    Your expectations for yourself have risen. It's not about surviving now, it's about beating people.
  8. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    Then ill have to go all Mad Max on people and starting riding with a chain or something.

    :lol3
  9. RAZR

    RAZR u may run the risks my friend but I do the cutting

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    the difference was the KTM:deal
  10. MotoMike

    MotoMike Washed Up Desert Racer

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    The season isn't over. There is still one Enduro left, Riders Helping Riders on the 20th :evil
  11. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    ohh its over.....heh

    ill have to try another enduro sometime but i have to really learn some patience.

    .....patience is NOT my strong suit.

    :nah
  12. AtvMinibike

    AtvMinibike Adventurer

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    This time you ain't be a noob anymore :evil break a leg!..............oooooooooooopppppppppppppppppppsssss!:rofl
  13. KZJohn

    KZJohn Been here awhile

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    Mountain biking. That is my favorite training method. Alot of the skills transfere over to the MC and you build strength and stamina. Oh! It's fun too!:D
  14. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    I have one of those now that I need to get more time on. A decent bike too - Giant Reign. Id love to start racing that..... ive been looking into it....

    :evil
  15. gun 4 hire

    gun 4 hire FTR SSR #90b

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    Just cruised over and read a bunch of your posts in this thread. It seems we both started
    Very similarly. My first offroad trip was on a 429lb Buell Ulysses. The next bike was an xr600r I bought to ride in colorado where I keep it.....I also got a xr650l to ride at home in Fl at the same time. I took the xr650l offroad on all kinds of trails
    And thought it was a dirtbike until I rented some real light powerful race bikes at
    A resort in Georgia last year. I also ran around a harescramble track during a fun- run last year on the xr650l.... It overheated and I had to stop a bunch of times. ( pinging) the air cooled pig just didn't like going slow in the woods.

    I sold it and got an 05 Yammie 250f I found a great deal on. Now I'm racing for real like yourself.

    I'll be checking this thread in the future..... It seems that I'm following directly in your path!

    My race season is just starting here in Flatistan. Be good!

    Steve
  16. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    awesome!!

    glad to hear another poor soul is interested in slowly destroying themselves...

    heh

    :thumb
  17. BetaTrialsGuy

    BetaTrialsGuy D i r t - Z a m b o n i

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    I just finished scanning your interesting thread, and glad to see you've made progress!
    Have you heard if there's gonna be a Bradshaw Bomb Run this year? If so I'll see'ya there!

    Old Guy
  18. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    Hey!!

    not sure about the bomb run... that's a LONG drive for me. Well... for anyone in socal which is a bummer because it is SO much fun out there.

    :freaky

    Im fixin to do another video here. Just found out my number is going to be bumped to 76! So next season Ill be V76!! not a bad jump from V159
  19. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    Ok its been awhile..... time for a new video?

    :scratch

    I raced my second GP of all time this weekend and it went pretty well.....

    stay tuned.

    :thumb
  20. Bluebull2007

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    About bloody time! :ddog
















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