Started new thread QNA Request - Jeff Spencer 9/27/2017 2:09 PM

Hey GuyB, I apologize if this has been requested before, but is it possible to do a QNA with Jeff Spencer? That dude was on the inside for a lot of really cool times in American motocross.

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Added reply in a thread who was the most influential in the sport? 9/27/2017 2:05 PM

This question really needs to be broken out into different facets of influence. Who had the most influence in the sport regarding _______? Options for the ________? riding technique. (modern or before single shock) bringing the sport to the US. (Is that ... more »

Added reply in a thread who was the most influential in the sport? 9/26/2017 1:12 PM

To me, De Coster was the guy that picked the lock on the door to moto mainstream. After that, guys like Bayle, MC, RJ, RC and the rest were then able to walk right in and do their thing. But I do agree, MC definitely was a huge influence.

Added reply in a thread who was the most influential in the sport? 9/26/2017 1:06 PM

In the context of the sport already being invented, I put a vote in for Roger De Coster.. Be it as a racer, team manager, mentor, voice, motorcycle development, etc... Without him, who manages the not so traveled American riders back in the early 80's ... more »

Added reply in a thread It's Jeffery Herlings world.... 9/13/2017 1:24 PM

Exactly. I can agree with that. It's not even close to a fair match up.

Added reply in a thread It's Jeffery Herlings world.... 9/13/2017 1:22 PM

In PastranaWho's defense you did leave it very open ended. Context was not established at all.

Added reply in a thread It's Jeffery Herlings world.... 9/13/2017 1:15 PM

I'm assuming you didn't experience the RC reign of terror. If someone beat RC, he figured out how and rarely let it happen again. The progression of the sport has been very minimal since RC retired. My point is that anything that anyone can do on a motorcycle ... more »

Added reply in a thread If you don't think announcers can make or break 9/12/2017 7:06 AM

Back in Collinsworth's day, the faces of the triples were way more peaked out. Oh, and don't get him started on the team transporters, he'll go on forever. Sorry, just had to inject some moto into this entertaining post. Hey NorCal, glad to see you're ... more »

Added reply in a thread It's Jeffery Herlings world.... 9/11/2017 2:07 PM

Herlings' world??? I just woke up after I passed out watching Eli destroy everyone at Hangtown and Glen Helen by more than a minute. It's still 2015 right? On a more serious note, It's not his world until he seizes the title form TC. It's currently TC's ... more »

Added reply in a thread Here we go 9/11/2017 12:09 PM

Maybe I haven't been around long enough but I've never seen a post where the sprocket bolt theme is actually a legitimate solution.

Added reply in a thread USGP Caption time 9/7/2017 1:55 PM

Dunge is coming back????

Added reply in a thread The "Americans ride a lot of Supercross" excuse 8/31/2017 1:18 PM

Good question... Take this for what it's worth, (this Vitard's opinion). I feel like at this level, they are so close to their limits that the differences are between their ears and very subtle. Mindset is huge. If you've been doing 20 minute mains inside ... more »

Added reply in a thread The "Americans ride a lot of Supercross" excuse 8/31/2017 12:42 PM

I think guys like Tomac and Bagget could actually have a chance of winning Lommel without any sort of special preparation outside of their normal prep for a sand track. Yes, I know, I know, it's rougher than US sand tracks. I'm not saying they'd SMOKE ... more »

Added reply in a thread The "Americans ride a lot of Supercross" excuse 8/31/2017 12:09 PM

Copied and pasted my post from the Herlings 24-0 thread but it applies to this one too... Yes, there was a time when it was seen as an advantage to race Supercross. The reasons were that Supercross required a bit more precision and aggression as well ... more »

Added reply in a thread Herlings 24-0 8/31/2017 7:53 AM

Yes, there was a time when it was seen as an advantage to race Supercross. The reasons were that Supercross required a bit more precision and aggression as well as some specific techniques. Now that SX has been around for 40 years, these special techniques ... more »

Added reply in a thread Wilson Wall jump 8/30/2017 8:21 AM

To simplify this argument. It's all about the penalty. If these guys lose traction and come up short on the big giant jumps at Glen Helen or Hangtown, they may nard themselves and probably ride it out. Even if they really screw up the penalty isn't that ... more »

Added reply in a thread Caption This - Social Scoop 8/22/2017 12:47 PM

Say it again, say it again! I can't get enough of your voice!

Added reply in a thread How Did you teach your kids how to ride? 8/3/2017 6:06 AM

Same thing I did with my son. Learning how to stop is THE most important thing. I also did the same thing when teaching him how to drive. I took him to a back road and told him I was going to just randomly tell him to stop to simulate a surprise road ... more »

Added reply in a thread Asterisk Talk 7/1/2017 7:07 PM

With the guy that everyone wanted to give an asterisk retired, how is it that no one is assigning the asterisk to someone else that couldn't take championships from him? (Barring Roczen) Don't get me wrong, I always thought the asterisk was stupid.