Added reply in a thread Your claim to fame 8/13/2020 11:21 PM

Sweet Carlsbad start shot...and Saddleback too!...looks like after the last turn near the track exit. Did you say

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Added reply in a thread Your claim to fame 8/13/2020 9:17 PM

I still laugh and just shake my head that I even ended up with this pic! It’s kind of hard to read but he wrote “Dad, look, there’s Ian!” Then he signed it. It’s funny cause I only did a few SX”s in SoCal and this is the only proof I have!

Added reply in a thread Your claim to fame 8/13/2020 7:16 PM

Just remembered another one. I told this story here before, but here it is again. I went to the Vegas SX finals in the late 90’s (living in So Cal at the time, I seldom attended that SX). My friends and I snuck into the press box (that hasn’t happened

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Added reply in a thread LL Holeshot 8/12/2020 1:27 PM

Oh hell yeah! Making memories that will last forever! It would've been cool to have footage of your reaction to his holeshot...I bet you were jumping and yelling...probably more than ET was when he won his SX title...."Wooo!"

Added reply in a thread Your claim to fame 8/12/2020 1:15 PM

In 2015 Mammoth Vet weekend, I was the winner of the weekend holeshot award with 4 holeshots. Everyone who got a holeshot that weekend got to have their picture taken on the podium with the holeshot sign. Whoever got the most holeshots for the weekend

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Added reply in a thread Your claim to fame 8/12/2020 12:35 PM

Other notable names there that day: Gale Webb, Mercedes Gonzales, Joel Albrecht (J-Bone's bro), Alan Olson, Craig Davis....and my 2 buddies that I beat that day, Tony Spear and Luther French (who still kicks ass at REM every Saturday!)

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Added reply in a thread Your claim to fame 8/12/2020 12:33 PM

In 1984 I got 5th overall 250 pro in the CMC Goldenstate National Series and that same year, top true privateer, with I think was a 13th, in the last Saddleback 250 outdoor National race. Then there was the time in 1986 when I won both the 250 AND the ... more »

Added reply in a thread 500 GPs for Tanel Leok! 8/9/2020 10:59 AM

Some people are moto to the bone...through and through. Absolute respect for Tanel. The Estonian Rock!

Added reply in a thread 2020 Canadian Rockstar Energy Triple Crown Series | MX Tour | Round 2 - Walton Raceway 1, ON 8/9/2020 10:50 AM

MAVERICK does "virtual grandstand"....nice! Thank you.

Added reply in a thread Terrible News Ferris 8/9/2020 6:28 AM

Fucking “terrible news” is right!! You’ve got this....Australian Deano! Hoping the best for you!

Added reply in a thread "And Everybody Else" LL 8/6/2020 7:46 PM

That's funny...I was thinking about the exact 3 interviews when I read the OP. Also the one where the college-class guy who's in pre-med and computer science thanked his fraternity. That was cool. Lots of these kids are like deer in the head-lights,

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Added reply in a thread Loretta Lynn's Market Share 8/5/2020 9:27 PM

Is that the "Market Share"...or LLMX sign-up share?.

Added reply in a thread 2020 Loretta Lynn's Amateur bench racing 8/5/2020 7:16 AM

Yeah that was great. When Aden was on the podium you could hear Kris yell out, “Love you son!” Then Aden instinctively pointed at Kris and said, “Love you dad!”....showing serious appreciation for dad and life....and the way Kris talks about and respects ... more »

Added reply in a thread Bolt chain adjuster blocks 8/2/2020 12:30 PM

I feel like a total rookie. I've never heard of putting a Honda axle and chain adjuster blocks on anything else other than a Honda...because they

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Added reply in a thread First race you ever attended or raced 7/30/2020 9:03 AM

First we went to Claudostines Park a couple times with an MR 50. Then we went to the “Superbowl of Motocross” at the LA Coliseum in about 1974. About 2-3 years later I watched my brother's 1st race on an XR 75 at Escape Country/Racing World. That XR ... more »

Added reply in a thread This is straight up insane (Billy Bolt edit) 7/24/2020 1:03 PM

Got 2. Now what?

Added reply in a thread This is straight up insane (Billy Bolt edit) 7/24/2020 9:50 AM

If he had Tomac strength and stamina...with those insane skills, what could he do in MX or SX?

Added reply in a thread Cheap Lap timers? 7/23/2020 7:11 PM

Being fast at eating pizza and donuts are qualities that can definitely get you a decent hybrid Italian/Merican lap timer...I just don't think it'll be the quality of a "Mathilde lap timer." Those are top notch, French-quality timers!

Added reply in a thread Cheap Lap timers? 7/23/2020 5:06 PM

Cheap lap timers? I don't know about cheap. Cheap isn't good, and good isn't cheap. What you need is a Mathilde...one of the better looking lap timers out there...but I think you have to be fast to get one. How's your speed compared to Marvin?

Added reply in a thread Tomac's has no plans to retire in the near future! 7/23/2020 10:35 AM

Considering the sport has a way of retiring racers who had no such plan to begin with...this is hardly surprising news. it is very seldom that a racer announces his retirement while he is still racing....ala RC and MC. Usually it’s more like, “I’m hoping

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