Added reply in a thread Italjet pr 50 for sale 10/17/2018 1:42 AM

Wow, you started very young then. Must have been great doing those NMA Championships and lining up with such good riders. Golden years!

Added reply in a thread Horse Head Frame Number 10/17/2018 1:31 AM

Hahaha- it got me though! Yep, the Horsehead thing in the Godfather- the penny drops! That film is about 27 hours long prob why I never watched it

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Added reply in a thread Horse Head Frame Number 10/16/2018 2:13 PM

Impressed you could even give an answer- I was stumped! who were Corelone? Frame builders or bikes?

Added reply in a thread Italjet pr 50 for sale 10/16/2018 1:59 PM

I sure hope so- it seems such a great thing if you and your bruv can get this Italjet all those years later after those super memories! Was your brother fast also like you? He sounds it! Why did you not have an Italjet Dado? Were you riding for Kawi ... more »

Added reply in a thread Italjet pr 50 for sale 10/16/2018 5:39 AM

Hope it works out Dado! Know you are passionate about the Italjets and the minis! What a fantastic present that will be! How cool if you presented your Bruv with the same bike as he had as a little ripper! The stuff dreams are made of! He would be transported ... more »

Added reply in a thread EMX250 age limit 10/16/2018 5:32 AM

I could accept the EMX250 age limit restrictions if they lifted the MX2 limits! Some riders for whatever reasons may need or want to stay in 250's MX2. Some of them are fine riders but just not suited to 450's etc (Teams/ Injuries or physical size). ... more »

Added reply in a thread Italjet pr 50 for sale 10/15/2018 1:32 PM

Just saw & remembered the older thread Lee- yea very cool. Just remembered two very super fast riders who may have had these Italjets or similar- think names were Mark Gillham and possibly Jason Morris- both of them were as fast as hell!! Think Morris ... more »

Added reply in a thread Italjet pr 50 for sale 10/15/2018 1:22 PM

Loving that! ... Expect Dado (fellow Italjet enthusiast, as meself) will be along shortly ....? !! hhahah- know he is a big fan of these bikes also! Do you have any history or story of the bike? Year? Looks in damn good nick.

Added reply in a thread This vid is just incredible. 10/10/2018 2:16 PM

As Jeffro says, loadsa low down torque and gearing- and they seriously use the clutch. Funny- it is a really old sport here in UK- Trials- in the 1960's- 1970's-1980's it was nothing like it is now, going up cliff faces and all these man made obstacles ... more »

Added reply in a thread This vid is just incredible. 10/10/2018 2:04 PM

As a kid, when I injured myself doing MX, my Dad got me a trials bike to rebuild strength and try trial riding also... I absolutely sucked at it- couldn't balance the thing for the life of me and think I fell off more than doing MX!! Watching Toni makes ... more »

Added reply in a thread 1979 Honda CR125 Clean Up 10/10/2018 1:53 PM

That looks one sweet bike though- nice job!
Added reply in a thread Do you think a Top American will ever go to the GP's? 10/10/2018 1:16 PM

Just thought of another one who did really good and really should be mentioned- Rodney Smith- very fast and was right up there with the best Euros.

Added reply in a thread Do you think a Top American will ever go to the GP's? 10/10/2018 1:07 PM

Yep understanding you dp450, never saw the REGIONAL bit until abit later and very good stats and info. Blimey- 40 years ago, that too is interesting, it seems just like yesterday- dreaming as a kid I could be like these guys, which sadly never happened! ... more »

Added reply in a thread Classic Motocross des Nations 15.9.2018 Pacov Czech republic 10/10/2018 12:36 PM

That looks a super event and how cool are some of those old bikes? I love seeing older bikes and the work that must have went into them. I read alot of very old classic bike magazines and love these type of bikes and builds. Very cool. My old man (Dad) ... more »

Added reply in a thread Did Travis show that AF builds are not the way to go? 10/10/2018 12:19 PM

Agreed, or faster than even 98% of us! Don't like AF converstions myself though but what do I know. ...Just the stuff you read about it all- Ally welding horror stories n' all.

Added reply in a thread Do you think a Top American will ever go to the GP's? 10/10/2018 9:35 AM

Be great if he (Tomac) did come to GP's and also shut a few mouths up! As you say probably unlikely to happen but how cool would that be if he did=win or lose. Same as if Herlings went to US- win or lose....! What a spectacle that would be if either ... more »

Added reply in a thread Do you think a Top American will ever go to the GP's? 10/10/2018 8:49 AM

... yes good point, it did seem to take Zach abit of time on his return and as you say maybe the trick was riding with those top riders you speak of along with Aldon. Will be interesting though for sure to see how Thomas stacks up after spending the

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Added reply in a thread Do you think a Top American will ever go to the GP's? 10/10/2018 8:23 AM

Yes as you say, is interesting Osbournes period in the GP's... not much said about it, then his return and huge success. Covingtons period was definitely similar to Zachs, if not even better results actually than Zach had. So on that theory maybe Thomas ... more »

Added reply in a thread Do you think a Top American will ever go to the GP's? 10/10/2018 7:55 AM

@Moto96 - I think the original poster of these stats is referring to riders who won BOTH the US AMA titles and GP titles.... not just GP titles alone , like Trampas or Bobby. However think it is inaccurate as you say because Donny Schmit should be on ... more »

Added reply in a thread Do you think a Top American will ever go to the GP's? 10/10/2018 7:46 AM

... and Everts probably learnt a load from him, as a youngster, whilst following at times.... Donny was a beast!