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Forum: Racing 03-31-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
Source: Christopher Walken's Psychic...

Source:


Christopher Walken's Psychic Friend network.


Why....are you....not calling?

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-U-WPTkSmNto/U7IUOoDtgCI/AAAAAAAAKho/OTQk6XHmMgI/s1600/4.png
Forum: Racing 03-30-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
I'd expect the mechanics can change a wheel...

I'd expect the mechanics can change a wheel speedily, especially the rear which doesn't have the pinch bolts to deal with. Better to have it and not need it, then need it and not have it,...
Forum: Racing 03-30-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
I noticed the rear wheel locked up as well, so...

I noticed the rear wheel locked up as well, so perhaps a mechanical issue caused the abrupt loss of speed and ensuing get off. Short won his heat so he clearly knew how to attack the line and it...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By Research Rat
If you're looking for a C rider friendly day in...

If you're looking for a C rider friendly day in the dirt, check out the Curly Fern Enduro this Sunday.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1050883
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 253
Posted By Research Rat
SJER Curly Fern Enduro, Sunday March 22.

All, the ECEA enduro series kicked off last weekend. If you missed out on the good times at Sandy Lane, the SJER club is hosting Curly Fern this weekend. This is a C Rider friendly enduro.

Like...
Forum: Racing 03-05-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
Rd has never won Daytona, so in spite of his...

Rd has never won Daytona, so in spite of his streak, I am placing him further down. Cr will come into this week hot after last weeks tucking the front wheel and has had good success at Daytona. ET...
Forum: Racing 03-03-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 19,540
Posted By Research Rat
It's worth pointing out that it's only the first...

It's worth pointing out that it's only the first race. There's plenty of examples to illustrate where chasing suspension setup is critical for mx-look at Canard in last season's outdoors for...
Forum: Racing 03-02-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
Track map for Daytona this weekend. ...

Track map for Daytona this weekend.

http://rx.iscdn.net/2014/12/88922_dis-14-596736_sx_course_map_2015_.jpg
Forum: Racing 03-01-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
The oh so smart thieves tagged Catanzaro in a...

The oh so smart thieves tagged Catanzaro in a post on Instagram riding his bike.

Apparently there is a video of the thief dumping the bike and crashing when running from the cops.

Hope the...
Forum: Racing 03-01-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
Great track. I liked the deep sand in the tight...

Great track. I liked the deep sand in the tight turn followed by the whoop section after the under the bridge, it was interesting to see the lines build and erode. I wonder if this was the "slowest"...
Forum: Racing 02-21-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
RD KR ET TC DM CS BB

RD
KR
ET
TC
DM
CS
BB
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,319
Posted By Research Rat
I've also owned this same year bike. Aside from...

I've also owned this same year bike. Aside from richer jetting you can also add an sxf or xcf cdi which will help waken up the low end grunt. Mega bomb exhaust header helps too.

Yes the valves...
Forum: Racing 02-18-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
I am glad you agree with me. Its the first...

I am glad you agree with me. Its the first logical thing you've written this year.

On to Atlanta...


QUOTE=nachtflug;26187864]My my still all twisted up aren't we? And still trying to...
Forum: Racing 02-18-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
Awesome. Your kid will love it. I'd recommend...

Awesome. Your kid will love it. I'd recommend trying to track down an itinerary for the pit party as that will help judge where to be based on your son's interest.

If I'm not mistaken, the...
Forum: Racing 02-18-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
I guess they didn't teach reading fundamentals at...

I guess they didn't teach reading fundamentals at your fancy troll school since you seem to suffer from a lack of reading comprehension.

Getting called out would entail some sort of retort...
Forum: Racing 02-17-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
Do you do anything but troll? It's some...

Do you do anything but troll?

It's some talent you have. Did you go to school for it or just pick it up along the way?
Forum: Racing 02-17-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
If she qualifies, it's certainly a first and...

If she qualifies, it's certainly a first and opens up the door to even greater challenges, ie first woman to advance from a heat, and upward and upward from there. Based on her limited background in...
Forum: Racing 02-15-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
Watching DVR delay on FS2 last night wasn't much...

Watching DVR delay on FS2 last night wasn't much better. We have optimum cable, and FS2 looked grainy as heck, like it was being recorded with a first generation iPhone with 1 bar of service. Plus...
Forum: Racing 02-15-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
The point trying to be made is he's a "champion"...

The point trying to be made is he's a "champion" of Ax and to mean that he holds some advantage over the other 250 class racers. It's not made clear what that advantage might be, but comfortability...
Forum: Racing 02-14-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
Not much of a clue required, RCH flat out admits...

Not much of a clue required, RCH flat out admits his preference that racers shouldn't be training and riding together during the week.
Forum: Racing 02-14-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
Charmichael discussed the fine line in balancing...

Charmichael discussed the fine line in balancing between consistency and speed in an interview this week.

I'm with you, all thing considered Bowers is doing well this season and is faster than a...
Forum: Racing 02-10-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
As of late, Bowers appears to have been winded in...

As of late, Bowers appears to have been winded in the 250 motos, so between the extra power in the motorcycle and additional laps I question if he'd have the fitness to ride in the 450 class. 250...
Forum: Racing 02-07-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
Picks for tonight: KR RD TC

Picks for tonight:

KR
RD
TC
Forum: Racing 02-02-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
Taking a look at the 450 season points, the...

Taking a look at the 450 season points, the numbers tell an interesting story. Each of the top 4 riders have one at least one main win, while KR, tc, et all suffer from at least one low placing...
Forum: Racing 02-02-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
fixed

fixed
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 12:39 PM
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Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
I suppose the teams view it as a "warm up" the...

I suppose the teams view it as a "warm up" the benefit being competition on a relatively easier track to set mental game/focus coming out of the off season, the cons clearly the kind of event that...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
Ah yes lets go back to the good old days, a time...

Ah yes lets go back to the good old days, a time when there was no weekly reminder about cr and js rivalry, or fill in the blank rivalry for that matter, because that is only a recent invention of...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
Ugh. What an ugly crash. From what I read he...

Ugh. What an ugly crash. From what I read he came away with just some bruising, which is remarkable.

I wonder how much of his block is mental vs. physical....

Theres been alot of talk about...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
Isnt any storyline by default a marketing ploy,...

Isnt any storyline by default a marketing ploy, if marketing ploy is defined as creating interest in a product/tv event/race series. From your note, it reads as this storyline, and the attention it...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
The A3 track ended up being a snoozer. The...

The A3 track ended up being a snoozer. The elevated gate platform was one of the few interesting features. It's a shame the track was so one lined as the races were follow the leader for the most...
Forum: Racing 01-30-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
My predictions. I give the edge to Dungey, given...

My predictions. I give the edge to Dungey, given the track will be slippery plus his new lead in the points will spark some fire on top of the fire he was showing last week. Things are clicking for...
Forum: Racing 01-29-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
Reminds me of the drop in start from the film...

Reminds me of the drop in start from the film Rad.


<img src=http://content9.flixster.com/question/64/21/25/6421251_std.jpg>
Forum: Racing 01-27-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
Doh! Wow, what a miss on my part. Getting old...

Doh! Wow, what a miss on my part. Getting old is terrible.....

Here's the link to round 5.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=EZQzOX4iq64

Looks to be a sand roller section after the first bowl...
Forum: Racing 01-27-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
Bowers admitted he had an off weekend and wasn't...

Bowers admitted he had an off weekend and wasn't comfortable with finding lines around the track. The webb pass probably had less to do with bowers giving him a wide berth as opposed to trying to...
Forum: Racing 01-26-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
It's pretty unusual to see a rider go down almost...

It's pretty unusual to see a rider go down almost a quarter of the race through and nearly come back and win, so I wanted to get a better picture of just how fast(er) Webb was than Malcolm, so I...
Forum: Racing 01-25-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
Of course he came in with speed. Just like any...

Of course he came in with speed. Just like any of the other riders did.

With the exception of Webb, and some rider on high side of him, all the other rider were past the apex and were making...
Forum: Racing 01-25-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
This.

This.
Forum: Racing 01-25-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
Thumb Bowers was following Webb on the same line from...

Bowers was following Webb on the same line from the previous turn. Webb checked hard almost stopping before the apex of the turn and turned in sharply across the inside. Bowers probably thought...
Forum: Racing 01-25-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
It looked like Webb broke hard and was turning...

It looked like Webb broke hard and was turning sharply back to the inside and not following a natural line through the turn. I Suppose Bowers thought Webb was going to go wider. Bowers was also...
Forum: Racing 01-25-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,162
Posted By Research Rat
What a night of racing indeed and how about the...

What a night of racing indeed and how about the track. There was a lot of talk about the dirt used in Oakland being different qualities and properties than in the other west races (more sandy and...
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