So, I posted this on the other thread about the new "acquisition" the other day that most of you cool cats had already looked at so you didn't get to see this. Pretty cool of Marty Smith and his mechanic Dave Arnold to stop by the Legends & Heroes
Added reply in a thread Dave Mirra? 2/4/2016 6:25 PM
Super bummed. I use to be the head judge for the AFA contests and remember this 10 year-old ramp rider from NY who just shredded. Then he rode for us at Dyno/GT when I was there. Super proud of all he accomplished. Super bummed he didn't reach out. Just ... more »
Added reply in a thread Lechein Air 1/31/2016 9:59 AM
For what it's worth, when I did interviews of all the legends for our shows and films, I always asked them who they thought the most naturally talented rider of all time was...Top three (and not in this order) Joel Robert, Marty Tripes and Ronnie "Le ... more »
Started new thread Marty Smith starts CR250R resto at A2 1/26/2016 3:15 AM
This forum thread has 12 replies
Added reply in a thread Debuting at A2....moto porn...at least for me. 1/24/2016 9:23 AM
Thanks for the nice comments everyone! It was really nice to see everyone enjoying the bike at Anaheim 2. Here's a fun short vid of Marty Smith "making it sing". https://youtu.be/3ClZ-e9FjhQ Great to get a photo taken with Marty Smith, Dave Arnold and
Added reply in a thread Debuting at A2....moto porn...at least for me. 1/23/2016 8:11 AM
Ok, for everyone's pleasure and comedy (me starting it), here "she" runs.
Added reply in a thread Debuting at A2....moto porn...at least for me. 1/23/2016 7:12 AM
The brake arm bracket on hub was broken so it was just flopping... We determined the bike was low miles, and never raced as it still had side stand on it, all original plastic and the countershaft sprocket cover was perfect and part of the case around ... more »
Added reply in a thread Debuting at A2....moto porn...at least for me. 1/23/2016 7:06 AM
Hi Bearuno! Yeah, we hope to have that this year. I went over my head making those first ones throwing everything and the kitchen sink at them so now the bar is set high for me because each show is like doing a feature film to turn a 30 minute show into ... more »
Added reply in a thread Debuting at A2....moto porn...at least for me. 1/23/2016 7:02 AM
Thanks Newmann! Yep, getting the right pipe was proving difficult so Mike just went to the top with this one! Its very trick! Next? Well, have a 1971 Yamaha Mini Enduro that is about done and a 1969 Penton Six Day (naturally) almost there. Then, 1973
Added reply in a thread Debuting at A2....moto porn...at least for me. 1/23/2016 6:56 AM
Yeah it was Randy! Don't know what the final "bill" is but it will be much lower BECAUSE, Mr. Tillman did it for the cost of parts and supplies, no labor! He wanted to do this bike (he specializes in Euro bikes) and as a "Thank you" to the work our team ... more »
Started new thread Debuting at A2....moto porn...at least for me. 1/22/2016 4:32 PM
So my Vital brethren are the first to see this. It just arrived (Friday afternoon) from Santa Rosa courtesy of the artisan who restored it. Mike Tillman. Mike has been working on this for about 6 mos and it turned out beautiful. This was a $600 Craig's
This forum thread has 33 replies
Added reply in a thread MXA list of Top 25 men who changed the sport 1/14/2016 2:22 PM
Oh yeah, John Penton also "discovered" or "created" Gary Bailey for becoming "The Professor". Story goes that John was having a riding clinic at race in like 1968 or 69 and the original guy didn't show up. He asked Gary Bailey to do it who said (paraphrasing)
Added reply in a thread MXA list of Top 25 men who changed the sport 1/14/2016 1:30 PM
Hah! Yeah, knew I forgot 1...or 10. He did a lot! Thanks for keep me honest! (Senior moment)
Added reply in a thread MXA list of Top 25 men who changed the sport 1/14/2016 1:13 PM
I agree on John Penton...
Added reply in a thread Anaslime one ! 1/6/2016 5:39 AM
Now that's funny right there Jay! Hope to see you there!
Added reply in a thread 2016 Dakar Rally 1/3/2016 6:47 AM
We all need to root for Alexander Smith! (As in Malcolm's son). His first Dakar!!!
Started new thread Binge watching...moto style... 12/27/2015 8:58 AM
Hope everyone had a great Christmas! If it's too wet, cold, frozen or the bike is apart to ride, here's some binge watching material everyone. We now have all the MX-Files shows (21), Carlsbad USGP film, Penton film and One Chance to Win on "Vimeo On ... more »
This forum thread has 2 replies
Started new thread Leave milk and cookies...not your daughters! 12/24/2015 5:30 PM
This has probably been posted before but I thought the time of year was...perfect?
This forum thread has 1 reply
Added reply in a thread A treat for you..story of the 1978 Superbowl of MX... 12/24/2015 5:12 PM
Thanks for the kudos everyone! Please share with others if you think they'll like it!
Started new thread A treat for you..story of the 1978 Superbowl of MX... 12/24/2015 9:03 AM
Gang, Merry Christmas! The story of the how the video below came together is a bit long but we have had a rough version of this lying around for several years and no one had ever seen it. We showed the rough edit to the fine folks at Yamaha back in the
This forum thread has 19 replies
Started new thread Fun Moto X-Mas Card for My Vital Friends 12/22/2015 10:36 AM
All, Just wanted to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Hope you all enjoy our Christmas card this year! Thank you for all the support! Todd
This forum thread has 5 replies