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Forum: Racing 04-18-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,195
Posted By DC2wheels
I do like the fans standing right off the race...

I do like the fans standing right off the race surface. Reminds me of races in the 70's or Isle of Man now. :lol3

I did spot the concrete truck- is Dorna letting it run to give the Open Hondas...
Forum: Racing 04-16-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 156,939
Posted By DC2wheels
Ultra-alien.

Ultra-alien.
Forum: Racing 04-16-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 15,165
Posted By DC2wheels
OUCH :huh:rofl

OUCH :huh:rofl
Forum: Racing 04-16-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 156,939
Posted By DC2wheels
and cruising on his yacht.....at the wheel, if he...

and cruising on his yacht.....at the wheel, if he ever did get his license :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,520
Posted By DC2wheels
EXCELLENT! A duck and an ape on the loose...

EXCELLENT!

A duck and an ape on the loose and out on a trip.

Doing minimalist luggage on a cross country voyage sounds great.


Have you read any of Gus' posts (aka: GP1152)- here's one of...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By DC2wheels
I had a C-14 for one summer. Even after...

I had a C-14 for one summer.

Even after putting a throttle tamer on it, I found trying to be smooth with the throttle a challenge- the transition between accel and decel was too abrupt.

When 2...
Forum: Racing 04-15-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 156,939
Posted By DC2wheels
I just realized that Ducati is 1/3 of the way to...

I just realized that Ducati is 1/3 of the way to losing some fuel capacity, right?
Forum: Racing 04-13-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 15,165
Posted By DC2wheels
Watched the race via MotoGP subscription. ...

Watched the race via MotoGP subscription.

Thought they showed an attendance figure of 57,xxx.
Forum: Racing 04-13-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 15,165
Posted By DC2wheels
If MM wasn't in MotoGP, Bradl and even Smith...

If MM wasn't in MotoGP, Bradl and even Smith would look pretty good. But with the wonder boy killing everyone, even JLo and DP are looking just slightly off a bit and working very hard to keep up.
...
Forum: Racing 04-12-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 15,165
Posted By DC2wheels
OK.....is this the ultra-alien? The regular...

OK.....is this the ultra-alien?

The regular aliens- JLo, VR and DP have to thinking.....WTF?
Forum: Racing 04-10-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 156,939
Posted By DC2wheels
Listening to his interview (the one before his...

Listening to his interview (the one before his retirement announcement) and how he is having difficulty adapting to the "Yamaha customer bike" plus his lack of speed compared to his teammate- his...
Forum: Racing 04-10-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 156,939
Posted By DC2wheels
That was due to the kid's youthful enthusiasm....

That was due to the kid's youthful enthusiasm. The "end-of-last-season" MM won't be making that mistake very often.
Forum: Racing 04-10-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 15,165
Posted By DC2wheels
Uh......gotta' wait one more day.

Uh......gotta' wait one more day.
Forum: Racing 04-09-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 15,165
Posted By DC2wheels
From what we have seen on MotoGP, VR seems (at...

From what we have seen on MotoGP, VR seems (at least on camera) to be happy racing with the next Rossi. Makes for great viewing, right?

Bet the organizers are loving this.
Forum: Racing 04-09-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 15,165
Posted By DC2wheels
Think MM is now alien 1.1 The other factory...

Think MM is now alien 1.1

The other factory riders- JLo, DP and VR are just trying to catch up now, IMHO.
Forum: Racing 04-09-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 156,939
Posted By DC2wheels
If the two of them are trading positions near the...

If the two of them are trading positions near the end of a race, I would be very surprised to see MM come in behind Pedrosa. The kid is hungry and willing to ride on the very edge, closer to that...
Forum: Racing 04-09-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 156,939
Posted By DC2wheels
Here's just what JLo, DP and Rossi want to...

Here's just what JLo, DP and Rossi want to hear...:huh

Caption under opening page of MotoGP website "Marquez fitness improving ahead of return to Austin"
Forum: Racing 04-09-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 156,939
Posted By DC2wheels
That seems to be a stretch, but maybe he'll...

That seems to be a stretch, but maybe he'll battle with the satellites 70-80% of the time.

ftfy
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,177
Posted By DC2wheels
Not sure about other BMWs but the OEM horn on my...

Not sure about other BMWs but the OEM horn on my 92 K100RS is LOUD and I use it.

It has snapped many comatose drivers back to reality when their brains are elsewhere.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,101
Posted By DC2wheels
But having to lay'er down took a bit more time.

But having to lay'er down took a bit more time.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,702
Posted By DC2wheels
We live in a rural area that has a high number of...

We live in a rural area that has a high number of Harleys. Neighbor down the road asked me what I did to make my bike ('92 BMW K100RS- stock everything) so quiet. :lol3

Had to explain that mine...
Forum: Racing 04-05-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 156,939
Posted By DC2wheels
Going by the last few years- less winning for MM...

Going by the last few years- less winning for MM isn't happening.
Forum: Face plant 04-04-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,527
Posted By DC2wheels
The ER doctors and nurses I know are some of the...

The ER doctors and nurses I know are some of the best folks around. These are people who can stay calm and cool when all sorts of shit is happening around them.

Looks like you might have used up...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 277,726
Posted By DC2wheels
You did adjust the valves first, right? Have...

You did adjust the valves first, right?

Have you seen this?

http://www.ibmwr.org/r-tech/oilheads/r1100_throt_bod_sync.shtml
Forum: The Garage 04-03-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By DC2wheels
Have you looked at the Eastern Beaver site? ...

Have you looked at the Eastern Beaver site?

Good quality, fast delivery

http://www.easternbeaver.com/Main/main.html
Forum: Face plant 04-02-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,999
Posted By DC2wheels
We have them here too- a turkey population...

We have them here too- a turkey population explosion.

A couple years ago we were getting a windshield replaced (common here with rocks coming up off the road from tires) and there was an 18...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,996
Posted By DC2wheels
Looking at the second, longer video that danO...

Looking at the second, longer video that danO posted- the way this guy rides, it can't be his first pile-up.

Weaving in and out of lanes on city streets- only a matter of time before someone was...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,390
Posted By DC2wheels
Late to the party but I load my BMW K100RS into...

Late to the party but I load my BMW K100RS into the back of my 3/4 ton Chevy with a set of Black Widow ramps. The truck isn't lifted but the tailgate is 40" off the ground when open.

10' long, 38"...
Forum: Racing 03-27-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 156,939
Posted By DC2wheels
I thought that last year Bradl signed a contract...

I thought that last year Bradl signed a contract with HRC to get ALL the good stuff, no?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 27,667
Views: 6,591,421
Posted By DC2wheels
She's trying to bail out- he just told her that...

She's trying to bail out- he just told her that he's using car tires.........oh


never mind.
Forum: Racing 03-25-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,528
Posted By DC2wheels
The factor missing from almost all of the race in...

The factor missing from almost all of the race in Qatar was JLo. Yeah a temporary blip of a mistake, but he will be there. And obviously don't count out DP from pulling off a win or two.

I...
Forum: Racing 03-22-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 156,939
Posted By DC2wheels
Thanks Yoop. Not like a better motor isn't...

Thanks Yoop.

Not like a better motor isn't needed. :huh
Forum: Racing 03-22-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,528
Posted By DC2wheels
Cool2 Krop, IIRC the Yamaha bikes are...

Krop,

IIRC the Yamaha bikes are hand-me-downs.

First year- factory team

Second year- Tech 3

Third year (and the first time for this) NGM Forward.
Forum: Racing 03-22-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 156,939
Posted By DC2wheels
Oh yeah- forgot about those guys. The 4...

Oh yeah- forgot about those guys.

The 4 RCV1000 bikes should be given their own class......

"Open 2" ( the 2 is for too slow) :cry
Forum: Racing 03-22-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 156,939
Posted By DC2wheels
No- they are full Factory

No- they are full Factory
Forum: Racing 03-21-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 156,939
Posted By DC2wheels
Wow. Mike54, I take back my criticism of...

Wow.

Mike54, I take back my criticism of your early 2015 speculation.

HRC must be loving this. Dissention over at Yamaha from their #1 rider.

This could really make for a wild silly...
Forum: Racing 03-20-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 156,939
Posted By DC2wheels
Arrrrrrrrrrrrrrrgh Mike. First race of 2014...

Arrrrrrrrrrrrrrrgh Mike. First race of 2014 hasn't happened yet and you are discussing 2015. :lol3

Damn- this off season was WAY too long.


But you're right in that this is going to be an...
Forum: Racing 03-20-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 156,939
Posted By DC2wheels
JLo is looking more relaxed... ...

JLo is looking more relaxed...

http://http://www.crash.net/motogp/news/201271/1/lorenzo-boosted-by-complete-seamless.html
Forum: Racing 03-20-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,528
Posted By DC2wheels
You know, I never really paid attention to his...

You know, I never really paid attention to his lack of altitude. But when they stood up after the press conference, how could you miss it.

That guy is jockey size.
Forum: Racing 03-19-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 156,939
Posted By DC2wheels
Would like to see Aliex mix it up with the...

Would like to see Aliex mix it up with the satellites (should that be Factory 3??)

IMHO, Bradl and Bautista just don't have that final % to get there, no matter what they are sitting on.

But AE...
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