Added reply in a thread #13-14-15: MXGP of Flanders / Limburg / Lommel – October 17-18 / 20-21 / 24-25 10/21/2020 7:58 AM

Well yes, I'd say you'd be as "miserable as fuck" having crashed so often, usually when you were doing so well. I also think the young bloke might have been in a shedload of pain, with the heavy hit(s) he's taken today. Hopefully, he can front up for ... more »

Added reply in a thread Clement Desalle retires after 2020 (or does he?) 10/21/2020 5:52 AM

Two of my favourite pictures of The MX Panda. Both from the 2009 Everts Charity Race, where he raced a CR500: Scrubbing - yeah, I'm sure you can scrub better than

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Added reply in a thread #13-14-15: MXGP of Flanders / Limburg / Lommel – October 17-18 / 20-21 / 24-25 10/19/2020 9:48 PM

Is it just Clement making a comment on the sign, or is it, I assume, perhaps the MX Panda commenting on things being a 'Jump Fest', more akin to SX (as in perhaps the only changes for the 2nd Lommel GP are just that; 'jumps aplenty'), with his referencing

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Added reply in a thread KYB Air 10/19/2020 9:10 PM

As I wrote on the DR500 thread, elsewhere here, with the pictures of the Hallman Enqvist DR370 (that had both the KYB Airshocks and the KYB billet forks), they were the 'A', or 'B' kit of that era. MXA etc had tests of them. You could buy them. I don't ... more »

Added reply in a thread KYB Air 10/18/2020 9:46 PM

Look at PN's recommendation of (one of) Thor's site extensions: http://www.evolutionsuspensionproducts.com/ It's in the Betor-Ceriani-Marzocchi Fork and Shocks and KYB Airshocks listing. These are the pictures he has there as an example of the 16 pages

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Added reply in a thread Kailub Russell “Retiring” 10/17/2020 8:00 AM

If indeed he is going to do selected races, it sounds like a far better thing than just doing the grind and risk of SX 'only'. I hope he enjoys himself, whatever he actually does. He may have set himself up quite nicely after all those years of success. ... more »

Added reply in a thread #13-14-15: MXGP of Flanders / Limburg / Lommel – October 17-18 / 20-21 / 24-25 10/17/2020 6:04 AM

I'm absolutely sure Eddie still hauls the mail, as would Malin ( if his back allows him). I just want to see them out there on a couple of those Ruckus's ( think that's what Paul was on in that video), getting around the circuit after some racing has

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Added reply in a thread #13-14-15: MXGP of Flanders / Limburg / Lommel – October 17-18 / 20-21 / 24-25 10/17/2020 12:50 AM

Can't wait for the Paul Malin : Eddie Seel race! Good to see Johan Boonen and Co really applying the 'Sandbox' concept : as in, you can do anything (well, almost) with a Sandbox! It's what I say to the Rugrats I teach, between my Engineering jobs. I

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Added reply in a thread Knee brace socks combined with compression pants? Where can I find something like this? 10/16/2020 7:31 PM

I think Leatt also have something like your description, too. https://leatt.com/shop/moto/protection/knee-braces/knee-brace-pants-sku-5017010140-W?selected-color=5440 Though, I don't think there is any padding to them, other than sections with re-inforcing ... more »

Added reply in a thread Hartranft's yellow plates 10/14/2020 10:10 AM

Weege and Langston discussed the Yellow plates during the 'cast of the racing . I missed the exact reason why Hartranfts wanted them : well, I think I heard it being 'cool' ( as indeed it was with the 500 class, eons ago) but, they said it Had been approved,

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Added reply in a thread DR500 10/11/2020 8:39 PM

Looks it, doesn't it? Logical, really. One of my XR Hybrids, a Twin Shocker that I had made an Alloy Swingarm with long Fox Factory Shocks for, that I'd laid down further, I had a Uni Filter Pod on it, and, used a cut / trimmed 2 Litre Coke Bottle (

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Added reply in a thread DR500 10/10/2020 1:17 AM

The ad / brochure that that LH side picture was also used for :

And, one of The Trickest bikes to do the old 4 Stroke Nationals : the 'Works' Full Floater DR 'M' ridden by Koji Masuda, in the early eighties. So, so very trick. Down to the classic ... more »
Added reply in a thread Spoke with my wallet / mid life crisis / absolutely frothing! Update..105 super mini! 10/9/2020 2:26 AM

Looks cool

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Added reply in a thread DR500 10/9/2020 12:20 AM

This post inspired me to try to find my pictures of the Hallman / Enqvist 'Aberg' Suzuki. I've got a squillion of them, and the full MXA test, somewhere in my old 'puter, but was able to find these two on my new 'puter :

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Added reply in a thread Inherent Yamaha problem 10/7/2020 4:49 PM

Thanks for that! It's just that there used to be a Red 'Edit' sort of below and off to the side of the Red 'Quote' thingo, always on the screen, that seems to have disappeared recently. It may have something to do with my finally killing my ancient workshop ... more »

Added reply in a thread Inherent Yamaha problem 10/7/2020 8:59 AM

It's 3 in the morning, I've been protoing a DH swingarm all bloody day and night, and am cross eyed, and didn't correct / finish off that post. And, the edit feature has 'disappeared', so, apologies if that post is a bit grammatically challenging, and

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Added reply in a thread Inherent Yamaha problem 10/7/2020 8:55 AM

It depends on the original weld. If it's a good, full length weld, there's not much point in adding to that weld. A crap, partial weld, which is quite common, well, of course. It's a murky area, with aluminium frames and swingarms, as to what actual ... more »

Added reply in a thread Inherent Yamaha problem 10/7/2020 7:30 AM

Well, the KTM group of bikes do break the chain guide / guard mounts. It's been a reasonably common thing since they introduced the cast swingarms. They tend to rip the bolts, most notably, the forward one, right through the casting . There's a whole ... more »

Added reply in a thread MXGP Rumours/Silly season 10/7/2020 5:06 AM

I'm pretty sure in one of last year's MXVice GP podcasts ( maybe the first for that year?), that around 900,000 Euros was mentioned with regards to Paulins' then deal . I can't recall the context / time frame, as in if it were regarding per year, or

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