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Added reply in a thread Equipment US vs World 9/30/2014 5:38 PM

I appreciate the responses. I'm not looking for excuses for the US getting beat. I'm simply trying to understand what differences exist. Reed mentioning that the FIM fuel makes the bikes slower is interesting. I wonder what the curve is to learn the ... more »

Started new thread Equipment US vs World 9/29/2014 2:22 PM

Forgive my ignorance. I know there is a production rule in the US series, is there one for MXGP? How similar is the equipment? I seem to remember back in 1987 that Hannah rode a very works level 125 at the MXDN held at Unadilla (not that it mattered ... more »

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Added reply in a thread RYAN VILLOPOTO CONFIRMED FOR 2015?? 9/7/2014 5:49 PM

Will be interesting to see for sure. One thing I'm interested in is how much different are the GP bikes from the US bikes? Are the GP bikes more "works"? And if that's the case, how much better will his GP bike be than his US bike? And then... will he ... more »

Added reply in a thread Looking for dirty riding on the track stories 9/4/2014 6:49 PM

At the mini-o's one year, I pulled the holeshot in the 85 12-13 class in the TT event. Had Maximoff, Windham, Reynard all behind me. Maximoff got by me on lap 2, quickly followed by Windham and Reynard on lap 3. I was riding really well, keeping those ... more »

Added reply in a thread Travis Pastrana Doing Straight Rhythm On RMZilla 8/27/2014 4:59 AM

500cc is for pussies! Someone needs to show up on one of these 700cc bad boys!!

Added reply in a thread Same Riders, New Rides 8/25/2014 5:33 PM

Is Durham out at PC? If yes, that's a damn shame. He never got to see his full potential because of the injuries.

Added reply in a thread Greatest mud rider 8/17/2014 6:23 PM

Three best mud rides I ever saw... Rick Ryan at Daytona, JMB at High Point, and team USA at the 87 MXDN.

Added reply in a thread the #'s 6 & 8...#14 8/17/2014 6:21 PM

Suprised nobody mentioned or showed a pic of Mickey Dymond and his hand cut 6's when he went to Yamaha. Personally, I also dislike the careear number thing but I also understand it's purpose and place in the sport. If Kroc were to change, I think 9 would ... more »

Added reply in a thread Steel City MX 8/7/2014 7:19 AM

Thanks for the clarification DC. I hate to see Steel City go. I hate friggin' liberal tree hugging commie hippies!

Added reply in a thread vet 35+ Loretta's 8/7/2014 7:15 AM

Here is the top 10 in the +35 class at LL this year: 1. Robbie Reynard 2. James Povolny Jr 3. Tony Larusso 4. James Evans 5. Gregory Pamart 6. Edward Walston 7. Sam Yannitelli 8. Robbie Skaggs 9. Karl Scott 10. Phillip Haas If I were still racing, I ... more »

Added reply in a thread Steel City MX 8/5/2014 6:03 PM

I would have a hard time believing this to be true. I'm 99% positive that Mad Mike Jones married the daughter of the family who owned the track. He has practice FMX stuff set up outside his house there. But stranger things have happened so who knows ... more »

Added reply in a thread Is this the secret, i hope not.... 7/29/2014 5:28 AM

"Mr. Vaughn was the best there ever was and no band was cooler than the 13th Floor Elevators" - Ray Wylie Hubbard

Added reply in a thread Is this the secret, i hope not.... 7/29/2014 5:26 AM

I'll just leave this here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MOavH-Eivw And yes, Outlaw Country is where it's at!

Added reply in a thread Broken Talus?? 7/29/2014 5:20 AM

I broke my Talus when I was 14 in the last moto of the regional LL qualifiers at Steel City (didn't even crash, just came down on it wrong). Came out of the cast the Monday of Loretta's and ended up not racing. I re-broke the same exact bone in the same ... more »

Added reply in a thread LL Roster Posted 7/11/2014 4:53 AM

So I'm going to assume that Arenacross guys do not count as "Riders earning more than 25 Pro Motocross points in the current or previous year" as I see that McDade is racing +25 class. Also see that Emig is racing +35 and +40 this year, pretty cool IMO. ... more »

Added reply in a thread MXDN rumors-prediction-opinion 6/16/2014 7:05 PM

RJ on a 250, Wardy on a 500, and Hannah on a tricked out, prototype RM 125.

Added reply in a thread Jimmy Albertson now on KTMs 6/15/2014 7:19 PM

Apparently Ronnie Mac has also switched to KTM and picked up his new rides recently as well.

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Added reply in a thread Best track without a Pro National Race? 6/15/2014 7:01 PM

How about Echeconnee MX outside Macon, GA? Especially now that Matt Walker has gotten ahold of it. www.echeconneemx.com if you want to check it out. It would be a good sand track for the pros IMO. Thing is, there are several tracks out there that would make excellent ... more »

Started new thread Factory Performance Divisions? 6/9/2014 5:56 PM

Might not be the correct terminology but I'm curious about what may still exist today. I'm thinking along the lines of Mugen Honda and the like. I know you see the GYTR logos. Does Mugen still exist in a capacity for MX? What about other manufacturers, ... more »

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Added reply in a thread 2015 YZ125 and YZ250? 5/26/2014 6:14 PM

Are you ready for BOLD NEW GRAPHICS?!?!?!?! Boom!