My first MX race in 27 years.

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8/22/2010 8:14 AM

All I have to say is that I forgot how much fun this is. My last time riding a bike or racing was in 1982 on a 82 YZ125 and up untill this week I have been of a bike since then.
All I have to say is that I rode both motos with a huge smile on my face the whole time and was even laughing at myself at times.
But ,man I have to say that times have changed. I was riding my son's 09 Honda 450 and incase you didnt know its alot faster then my 1982 YZ125 lol.
I had so much fun that Im going to start riding again and Im going to try to go to LL next year in the 45plus class.
If your a middle aged guy and you haven't raced in a long time you need to get out there and do it. You will have the time of your life.

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8/22/2010 8:18 AM

Very cool. If more people did this, maybe they would be a bit more happy!

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8/22/2010 12:52 PM

Congratulations.

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8/22/2010 3:04 PM

Welcome back

jeff

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I am going to make so much fucking jam out of that pile of shit motor, people are going to cry. - Marco Passante

8/22/2010 7:43 PM

I came back in 2006 after not riding since 1983. I have an 05 RM250 and a couple of restored late 70's RMs and YZs. I race the vintage bikes and practice on the new one. Never did I think I'd be having this much fun as a middle aged adult.

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8/22/2010 7:54 PM

Just remember to start braking for the first corner just as you clear the gate and you will be alright!!!

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8/22/2010 10:00 PM

That's awesome to hear man! Sounds like you had a blast! I'm in the same boat....just hadn't been off the bike as long as you have. I missed almost 5 years , and actually went and rode Mtn View MX today , which was my first out door track ride in almost 7 years! It was my 4th ride since i picked up my bike 2 weeks ago.......and I had a blast! I'll be sore for sure tomorrow ( probably a week! ).....but it's an awesome feeling just to be back on a bike.

Congrats man! And have fun with it!

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And there goes Jeffro. One of God's own prototypes. A super high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die.

Pimpin' Ho's , Rollin' fatty's......drinkin' beers , beers , beers!! ~ Ja

8/22/2010 10:23 PM

Nice! Welcome back!

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8/22/2010 10:53 PM

Welcome back all of you guys.

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