tickleme20's Forum Activity

Reply to Helping load/unload bikes at track.. 9/24/2017 10:54 PM

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What a non-issue. That's like boycotting a concert bc you learned the musicians didn't set up the gear onstage themselves. If a guy can ride, IDGAF how he transported the damned bike.
Reply to Are people actually buying these over price used 125's? 9/19/2017 8:49 AM

LOL. So, so true

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To OP, noticed you're in PA...If you're willing to drive a little you can find some better deals on dirt bikes/ATV's in West Virginia. At least in my experience (I live in No.Va.).
Reply to Justin Barcia Racing Monster Cup aboard a Privateer Honda 9/18/2017 12:17 PM

Ha yep. But I honestly don't think they would hire Barcia even if he had kept them on speed dial. He's degenerated into a bitter has-been who struggles to stay in the top 10 while pissing off as many other riders as possible. Why would a top team like ... more »

Reply to RC Interview on RacerX 9/18/2017 11:50 AM

From the Chad Reed interviews I've read/heard, it seems Chad still has Championship (or at least top 5) ambitions. Really, 2017 marked a pretty steep decline for him, because in '15/'16 he still looked pretty hot out there. So I can understand why he ... more »

Reply to Which Vitard is selling this beauty? 9/15/2017 5:01 PM

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Also in your defense, I admit to enjoying these CL disaster posts. ... more »
Reply to Transworld 9/15/2017 4:10 PM

You would have to define "morality" as you see it. To me, at least, moral behavior is acting in a way which does not seek to harm or deceive another. The golden rule, so to speak. So to me, the mere act of smoking weed is not immoral in and of itself. ... more »

Reply to Craigslist ad - Not moto related but a doozy. 9/9/2017 12:02 PM

So many gems here...."custom chewed by a puppy"..

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Reply to Orange you glad Tickle 9/8/2017 6:00 PM

Such a cool story, thanks for sharing. Would love to see those big whips you mentioned

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I've noticed his flashes of brilliance through the years and I'm looking forward to the rest of the world seeing what he can bring to the table. (Maybe I'll ... more »
Reply to Justin Bogle to JGR - Official PR 9/8/2017 9:51 AM

True. Seems intentionally "low-key," like they're trying to keep the focus off of one JB replacing another.

Reply to Orange you glad Tickle 9/8/2017 9:17 AM

Lol, my handle doesn't give me away?

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Ok...long story... I've been a fan since his 2011 250SX Lites championship season. Tickle's a smart, serious rider who lets his bike do the talking, and I think he's suffered for his shyness/lack of "charisma" ... more »
Reply to Orange you glad Tickle 9/8/2017 8:24 AM

Your thoughts are mine exactly, I think changing the "guy behind the guy" mindset is key with Tickle and one of the main reasons I'm optimistic about his future with Aldon/KTM.

Reply to Justin Bogle to JGR - Official PR 9/7/2017 2:51 PM

Sweet! His star is definitely rising in the same way Barcia's seems to have flamed out. Glad to see the RCH guys have confirmed good homes.

Reply to Orange you glad Tickle 9/7/2017 2:46 PM

Awesome! I personally think he's a great fit for the team. He's mature, committed and has all the right raw material. As a longtime BT20 fan, can't wait to see him kicking some ass in 2018!

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Reply to Zacho Staying With 16 9/4/2017 12:03 PM

Realistically, he's only got ~5 years, give or take, more in the tank. So he might as well stick with 16. It suits him well and somehow seems cooler than 8 anyhow.

Reply to Justin Bogle ???? 9/4/2017 11:37 AM

Seven Deuce Deuce FTW!

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Reply to Give it up HARRY...... 9/2/2017 4:42 PM

I legit spit out my drink

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Jason Thomas aka JT$
Reply to Broc Tickle at Bakers Factory 9/1/2017 3:58 PM

I don't think KTM could have made a better decision myself. Tickle has proved to be an absolutely incredible rider when he has the confidence and motivation. Uninjured, he's got the skill, the fitness, and the speed to run with the best. It's the mental ... more »

Reply to Team Orders?? 8/28/2017 8:42 AM

Yep. And I'm inclined to think that was the extent of any "plan," to fluster Tomac into riding over his head and screwing up.

Reply to Are American Riders Snowflakes? 8/26/2017 10:25 PM

LOL true. Love this.

Reply to Decoster & Herlings 8/26/2017 10:20 PM

Yeah, my inner conspiracy theorist guessed that Herlings was there for just that reason, to bait Tomac into pushing it and wrecking it. A passive aggressive, mental-games sort of ploy a la Tomacs infamous Vegas SX "bunching" technique.