Added reply in a thread So what does he need in a bike to win? 4/20/2017 9:13 PM

I think you completely misunderstood what I was saying........ I certainly never even came close to implying that anyone would immediately be competing for wins simply with a bike upgrade.

Added reply in a thread Another Ken Roczen Update: Latest Elbow Surgery 4/20/2017 8:40 PM

If you don't want your doctor to harp on you about weight, diet, alcohol, etc, the trick is to use WebMD to your advantage....... When the doctor first walks into the room and asks how you're feeling, go straight to "I've been feeling ok, but I've been ... more »

Added reply in a thread So what does he need in a bike to win? 4/20/2017 6:33 AM

Privateers compete the way that they always have, mostly against other privateers. The guys who do the hiring on the factory backed teams know who is performing well on "inferior" equipment. I think that you can count on both hands the number of races ... more »

Added reply in a thread Things to do in NYC? 4/17/2017 11:11 PM

If Grimaldi's in Vegas at The Venetian is anything close, then it's fantastic!!!!! Never been to NYC, but I'd imagine that I could spend a whole day in Central Park, and a whole evening in Times Square.

Added reply in a thread Check Out The Cans on This Redhead! 4/17/2017 8:06 PM

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Added reply in a thread Bike Stolen From Tunnel @ A2 4/17/2017 7:44 PM

90 days doesn't seem like much, but we can take solace in the probability that he will lose his job, and at least have some difficulty in finding another one. Even Walmart wouldn't hire him with that sort of felony on his record. The only thing that ... more »

Added reply in a thread Mike Rowe, The Skills Gap 4/15/2017 2:32 PM

Well, the only real "full ride" athletic scholarships are in D1 Football, and D1 men's and women's basketball, and thanks to TV money and sponsorships those teams generally create incomes to pay for those scholarships. Other sports have to cut up scholarships ... more »

Added reply in a thread Drama at GNCC this weekend 4/15/2017 1:41 PM

Sounds more prophetic..... Worth what? 20 seconds? Yeah, I had a little time to kill.

Added reply in a thread Drama at GNCC this weekend 4/15/2017 1:22 PM

Ironic or prophetic?

Added reply in a thread Mike Rowe, The Skills Gap 4/15/2017 8:43 AM

Those are pretty much paid for by funds raised by the athletic programs, not from general university funds. Some departments do "lose money", though. Stadiums are usually fund raising from donors/alumni, etc. Both UW and WSU up here have went through ... more »

Added reply in a thread Mike Rowe, The Skills Gap 4/14/2017 5:31 PM

Saw this about one of our local high schools and it made me think of this thread.....

Added reply in a thread Drama at GNCC this weekend 4/14/2017 1:09 PM

I don't remember a lot of the "absolutely NEVER hit a girl" folks calling for this guy to be hanged in the town square......

Added reply in a thread N. Korea Invasion 4/14/2017 1:01 PM

Applying sense and reason to this sort of geopolitical situation is folly.........

Added reply in a thread Street bike thread 4/14/2017 12:57 PM

Old, ancient metric VTwin here..... Vulcan 1500. Only negative to me is the 4 speed transmission, the very next year it came with the 5 speed. Love the bike overall. Got it around 5 years or so ago. Wife was wanting me to get a Harley Road King or Switchback,

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Added reply in a thread What do you guys think of finance? 4/14/2017 9:53 AM

Wasn't a YZ250 somewhere around $12-1300 in 1978? I remember some 79 YZ125s for sale into 1980 for around $800 on clearance sales.......