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Forum: Racing 05-31-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3,335
Views: 275,622
Posted By ORIF
As an Orthopedic surgeon with a history of a...

As an Orthopedic surgeon with a history of a scaphoid fracture myself, (KTM 300EXC vs tree :) which nearly ended my career, I would attest that all of your comments are likely spot on.

"Destroyed"...
Forum: Racing 04-19-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 210,919
Posted By ORIF
Yes, they sure had it rough back then..... and no...

Yes, they sure had it rough back then..... and no Asterisk Medical Crew to pick up the pieces :lol3
Forum: Racing 03-31-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 210,919
Posted By ORIF
From the perspective of a board certified...

From the perspective of a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with 20 years of experience treating motorcyclists injuries, I believe that the Asterisk team does a credible job in caring for the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,370
Posted By ORIF
907ie Paso

907ie Paso
Forum: Racing 03-25-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 452,972
Posted By ORIF
"So we wait, and the possibilities simmer." ...

"So we wait, and the possibilities simmer."

I think that "grow slimmer" may be a more appropriate choice of words.

Stoner spoke to the need for a professional rider to adapt their style to...
Forum: Racing 12-07-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 452,972
Posted By ORIF
I am a big Spies fan and was disappointed with...

I am a big Spies fan and was disappointed with his results last year. I witnessed all of the bad luck, mechanicals, and mistakes.

The bottom line is that he completely failed at what previous...
Forum: Racing 08-28-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 531,171
Posted By ORIF
Another issue that may have sapped Ben's...

Another issue that may have sapped Ben's enthusiasm for MotoGP, is the fact that his teammate has completely dominated him for the last 2 years.

Rule number one of racing....

It could be a...
Forum: Racing 07-27-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 531,171
Posted By ORIF
Kropotkin, Do you know exactly the...

Kropotkin,

Do you know exactly the technique that Stoner used to ride the Ducati so effectively that the other riders have not been able to duplicate? I remember Rossi indicating that he was...
Forum: Racing 06-13-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 531,171
Posted By ORIF
The look on the face of Jarvis when Spies crashed...

The look on the face of Jarvis when Spies crashed out of the lead, along with his preseason comments, leads me to believe that Spies' time with a factory Yamaha ride is over.
Forum: Racing 04-28-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,140
Posted By ORIF
Spies...This is just speculation, but I think...

Spies...This is just speculation, but I think that the preseason comments from Jarvis ticked him off. That coupled with last race's misadventure has created distrust on his side of the Yamaha...
Forum: Racing 04-08-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 22,735
Posted By ORIF
I get the impression from his write-ups on Soup,...

I get the impression from his write-ups on Soup, that that Spies has more passion for racing his bicycle than he has for racing his motorcycle. It just doesn't seem as fun for him anymore.
Forum: Racing 02-09-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 531,171
Posted By ORIF
Stoner, The Early Years

Great article by Dean Adams at Superbike Planet on Casey's path to the pinnacle of MotoGP.


http://www.superbikeplanet.com/2012/Feb/120203smellthe.htm



Kind of makes me understand a bit...
Forum: Racing 04-01-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 591,235
Posted By ORIF
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome is a very difficult...

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome is a very difficult diagnosis to make as well as treat. Pedrosa is treading an area of medicine that is full of controversy and disagreement. I too am skeptical that simply...
Forum: Racing 02-28-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2,575
Views: 135,021
Posted By ORIF
Does anyone have video of the scramble between...

Does anyone have video of the scramble between Stewart and Reed right before the finish line? They didn't show it on TV but it appeared to me that Stewart was ahead at the last corner and somehow...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,359
Posted By ORIF
I'm in. Good Luck with your rehab, Chris!

I'm in.

Good Luck with your rehab, Chris!
Forum: Old's Cool 11-18-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,211
Posted By ORIF
Mine also. Sold it to buy my then girlfriend an...

Mine also. Sold it to buy my then girlfriend an engagement ring.
Loved that bike ... and the wife as well :nod
Forum: Racing 11-11-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 591,235
Posted By ORIF
I am a big fan of Nickys, but I predict that RdP...

I am a big fan of Nickys, but I predict that RdP will be the second best scoring rider on the Duc in 2011.

You heard it here :D !
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 40,123
Posted By ORIF
I rode the 650 in the morning and the 1200 in the...

I rode the 650 in the morning and the 1200 in the afternoon. My experience, confirmed by the instructors present, was that the 1200 actually is the easier of the 2 to ride in the class and would...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,741
Posted By ORIF
"Just out of curiosity, what was your shop asking...

"Just out of curiosity, what was your shop asking for the SMR?"



I never discussed a price with them, but with 2 nearly 4 year old bikes on the floor I am sure that they would deal.
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,741
Posted By ORIF
I think that it is great that you all are getting...

I think that it is great that you all are getting together like this and I must admit that I'm a little jealous. Though I ended up with a Hypermotard because I got it cheap, I love the KTM as well....
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 124,836
Posted By ORIF
It was not my bike but I talked my then friend...

It was not my bike but I talked my then friend into buying a Yamaha TY250 trials bike back when we were teenagers. He was lukewarm about it, but I loved the looks of it and convinced him he needed...
Forum: Racing 05-20-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 224,320
Posted By ORIF
Rossi and Spies at Yamaha Jorge and Stoner at...

Rossi and Spies at Yamaha
Jorge and Stoner at Honda
Nicky and Mini P at Ducati with Dani leading the championship up until the penultimate race, where Nicky takes him out after losing the front end...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,350
Posted By ORIF
As always, buy the bike that speaks to you. All...

As always, buy the bike that speaks to you. All of the bike mentioned are fun and versatile. I test rode the 950sm and loved it. I test rode the hyper and loved it. I bought the hyper because I found...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-24-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,345
Posted By ORIF
I have one on my 300exc that I ride with my kids....

I have one on my 300exc that I ride with my kids. Simply leave it in second or even third and it will tractor up just about anything. If one of the young ones falls off their bike, no need to hunt...
Forum: Racing 09-23-2009, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 168,211
Posted By ORIF
Talking Actually, it looks to me like the doc did an...

Actually, it looks to me like the doc did an excellent job. The articular surface is well aligned and the screw lengths are appropriate.

Now, how the heck RDP rode so soon after that surgery...
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2009, 05:32 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 121,246
Posted By ORIF
The beauty of the larger tank is that you don't...

The beauty of the larger tank is that you don't have to fill it for the shorter rides and yet it's there when you need it for longer distances.
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 121,246
Posted By ORIF
That problem has been solved. ...

That problem has been solved.

http://www.ca-cycleworks.com/gallery/index.php?dir=Fuel_tanks%2FHM1100%2Fpress

I'm picking up an 08 salvage tomorrow that I got a good deal on. I really liked the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2008, 05:32 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 40,123
Posted By ORIF
As I said it was brutally hot when we took the...

As I said it was brutally hot when we took the course. I wore motocross gear and it worked well. A full face helmet is a must as one of the students went down on gravel and dinged his cheek up a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2008, 05:44 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 40,123
Posted By ORIF
I took the offroad course last weekend and it was...

I took the offroad course last weekend and it was fantastic. I have been riding dirt bikes most of my life but learned many new and useful techniques. The instructors are superb. As the temps were...
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