Added reply in a thread Homeschooling 7/4/2019 2:52 PM

I had a real good friend go through a building trades program in high school. Kids from some of the smaller towns like ours would be bussed down to a larger towns high school every afternoon. Several different occupational trades would be taught at what ... more »

Added reply in a thread Southwick 250/450 Laptimes. 7/3/2019 6:59 PM

I look at the posted race time from the AMA transponders thats measured from the drop of the gate till when the winner takes the checkered flag; no meandering riders. I tend to feel this is a really good measure of how the bikes compare over the course ... more »

Added reply in a thread Homeschooling 7/3/2019 4:16 PM

Curriculum alignment was a key feature that was used to “sell” it as a means to accomodate the migratory nature of families today. There are drastically different methodologies being used in teaching with it and has caused a lot of stress in kids. In

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Added reply in a thread Homeschooling 7/3/2019 11:36 AM

Its a directive from the US Dept of Education that in theory is to provide similar timing on curriculum nationwide so that students will be studying the same material everywhere in the country at approximately the same time. If a student moves elsewhere ... more »

Added reply in a thread Homeschooling 7/3/2019 10:59 AM

Not a bit of truth in those sage words.

Added reply in a thread Southwick 250/450 Laptimes. 7/2/2019 5:09 PM

250 moto 1: total race time for 16 laps was 36 min 38.691 sec 450 moto 1: total race time for 16 laps was 36 min 51.928 sec Summary: 250’s completed the first moto’s 13.237 quicker than the 450’s 250 moto 2: total race time for 15 laps was 35 min 9.506 ... more »

Added reply in a thread Chinese knock-off mx products 6/28/2019 3:47 PM

What happened to the guys that opted for the ebay boot deal talked about in this thread: EBAY killer deal Anybody get them?

Added reply in a thread This guy has life figured out. 6/28/2019 10:37 AM

Man thats a mid 1970’s Mercedes 240D; D is for diesel Those things can run forfuckingever. That may actually be a rare one since most I’ve ever seen were creme colored and his has color on it. Here's Why the Mercedes 240D is the Best Car for the Apocalypse

Added reply in a thread tips for surviving the heat 6/26/2019 9:12 AM

Taking bath salts the whole week ahead of a race raises your core body temperature and helps acclimatize your body to functioning at the elevated temperatures it'll see during a race. As a side benefit it also increases your aggression levels so you ... more »

Added reply in a thread Small Town Problem 6/24/2019 4:07 PM

Are you dumpster diving the titanium one? Maybe that one needs to stay next door

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Added reply in a thread Iv’s in extreme heat.. 6/24/2019 7:52 AM

Butt chug referring to proctocyclisis? I’m no medical professional but have read that this is another way to rehydrate the body and it would be legal. Its not very media friendly to observe or talk about but I guess the guys could be holding up a bag

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Added reply in a thread Suzuki decline 6/19/2019 9:17 AM

But does it matter if Suzuki weren’t there other than having their name on trackside banners? Is there any evidence to indicate that any manufacturers having bikes racing the pro ranks translates into sales on the showroom floor? Yamaha has had pretty ... more »

Added reply in a thread Dirt bike thief gets conked in the head with a loading ramp 6/15/2019 11:42 AM

Shinto religion is prevalent there. Maybe this “hillls have eyes” belief structure helps keep people in line?

Added reply in a thread Dirt bike thief gets conked in the head with a loading ramp 6/14/2019 11:28 AM

When I did my qualification shots for my CC permit we shot at human silhouette targets at 5, 7 and 10 yards. These targets do not show the body below the groin. Shooting in the leg was not endorsed as statistics indicate its hard enough in the heat of ... more »

Added reply in a thread Dirt bike thief gets conked in the head with a loading ramp 6/12/2019 2:54 PM

In the video here you'll see a medic tending to the kids dad and it appears he's bandaged on the left side of his head. I believe he's the guy you see walk back up to the back of the truck as the kid whacks the guy with the ramp. When the kid yells ... more »

Added reply in a thread 30mins with Harley Davidson CEO 6/12/2019 9:20 AM

I wonder about the accuracy of that number. I saw the same number pop up when I googled it and it does indicate sales so the number could include carryovers from precious years. If it were actual production numbers it would mean that Honda would be producing ... more »

Added reply in a thread MX on a Golf Course. 6/11/2019 2:13 PM

First time I ever caught air on a motorcycle I was on my Honda mini-trail 70 and sent it off the elevated tee for the fifth hole at the golf course next to the subdivision my parents lived in. I probably got two foot of air and felt like a champion! ... more »

Added reply in a thread Discussion: Most controversial moment in Motocross? 6/1/2019 4:42 AM

Yes the claiming of Tripes Honda showed the whole world that Honda controlled the sport of US motocross. The AMA was (and still is) just their handmaiden.

Added reply in a thread Big year for Kawasaki (and Tomac) 6/1/2019 4:21 AM

I always felt that in the 1970’s that the 500 class was the top class. This was the class that the big name riders were in; Lackey, Decoster, Mikkola, etc. But towards the 80’s the 250’s began to take over as they were capable of setting better times ... more »

Added reply in a thread 450 Outdoor Competition 5/31/2019 9:37 AM

This is already happening isn't it? Some small budget privateer efforts go to the 450 class since they can't afford the expense of building/maintaining a 250 (talking Nationals here). Didn't Regal go straight to 450's? He was a tall,fast kid and could ... more »