Added reply in a thread How do you teach ‘intensity’? 9/28/2022 8:15 AM

Intensity is an opaque concept. It can mean different things to different people. If he says "can you teach him to go faster" than maybe focus on the specifics of that. As someone who rode a bike later in life, you feel jacked and feeling quick, then ... more »

Added reply in a thread How do you teach ‘intensity’? 9/28/2022 4:25 AM

1. He's just started 2. Does he want to be taught?

Added reply in a thread Jett Lawrence is the FMOTP 9/25/2022 11:52 PM

F1 isn't a true World Series. Anyone can own an MX bike and go race it at their local club, only 20 drivers per year even get to race an F1 car. While you get 'legends' of the sport, F1 doesn't hold the monopoly on the 'best' drivers. Car racing is far ... more »

Added reply in a thread Triumph Racing Announces Entry Into MXGP 9/24/2022 3:42 AM

They want to go racing which means you go gas powered. There's not regulatory framework to build an electric bike too yet for big events. So why would they invest in a platform for which yet doesn't exist.

Added reply in a thread Neck Braces 9/24/2022 12:33 AM

There's not a lot of good data.

Added reply in a thread Injuries in MX ? 9/13/2022 8:09 AM

You can pootle around very slowly and someone can ride into you. The reality is, if you are riding a ditbike you have to accept that you are at an elevated risk of an injury. If you're not comfortable with that, then dirtbike riding might not be for ... more »

Added reply in a thread All Two-Strokes: Red Bull Straight Rhythm Returns October 15 9/10/2022 12:20 PM

you've got big manufacturers involved and they dictate terms. Karting never went four-storke because we're dominated by relatively small 2-stroke brands such as Vortex, IAME and TM.... thank f*ck

Added reply in a thread My issues with SuperMotocross 8/6/2022 1:19 AM

There's plenty of national championships around the world that attract foreign competitors. If a championship is a multi-round affair and it takes place every year in the same country, then I think calling it a World Championship is a bit of a stretch. ... more »

Added reply in a thread Could we now finally see a true manufacturer's championship? 8/4/2022 12:09 PM

Not sure cherish would be the correct term. iut's valued, but cherished? Not sure The WCC in F1 is a bit of an afterthought from a media standpoint. In F1 and really acts as a way to distribute prize money to the teams. The focus is overwhelmingly on ... more »

Added reply in a thread TRIUMPH Announces Coming Line Of MX and Enduro Bikes, Carmichael to Test 7/27/2022 10:28 AM

No personal vehicles are considered particularly environmental.

Added reply in a thread TRIUMPH Announces Coming Line Of MX and Enduro Bikes, Carmichael to Test 7/22/2022 3:41 AM

TM have had a separate instagram account for their karting stuff for ages. Not sure Triumph would want to be involved in karting and 2-strokes tech which TM does very well. Are you suggesting they'd buy the bike part of the business but leave the kart ... more »

Added reply in a thread Red Bull | Flight Plan Season 2 7/20/2022 5:38 AM

Burnout for the competitors is real, but if you want to reach new people and new markets you have to go full-throttle all the time. For motocross long-term fans it can feel like over-exposure, but for those who aren't familiar with motocross it's different. ... more »

Added reply in a thread 500cc's... 7/18/2022 11:18 AM

They are also going to do a 600cc two stroke kit for R6 Yamaha road bikes.

Added reply in a thread 500cc's... 7/18/2022 2:45 AM

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Added reply in a thread Honest (constructive) feedback on Gypsy Tales 6/29/2022 5:30 AM

Youtube is a highly competitive market now. 'Content' creators are backed into a corner really otherwise you get buried very fast. Youtube analyses early video performance before boosting to a wider audience. If there is any sign that the video isn't ... more »

Added reply in a thread Social media / Being different in motocross 6/28/2022 8:47 AM

it's quite obviously not an 'idea'. It's a response and analysis of an idea someone else posed.

Added reply in a thread Social media / Being different in motocross 6/28/2022 6:23 AM

I said "the quality of Jett". I didn't say Honda should put Jett on a Honda 125 that doesn't exist.

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The manufactures have put a lot of money into the 4/ product line. I am not sure they are enthused about discrediting their whole 4/ line up ... more »
Added reply in a thread Social media / Being different in motocross 6/28/2022 3:18 AM

If you put someone of Jett's quality on a 125 lets say he's going to be beating a LOT of your 250F customers. That's not really what these companies want to do. In principle you are right that it would be a HUGE draw of interest, it'd be the #1 watched ... more »

Added reply in a thread Social media / Being different in motocross 6/28/2022 3:12 AM

Not for free you won't

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Added reply in a thread Social media / Being different in motocross 6/27/2022 11:50 PM

1. Yes he is absolutely correct. Being fast can often bring problems. Not being the absolutely best brings an element of freedom hard to achieve if your trying to grind for results at the front. 2. I have ideas, but it'll cost you!