One year ago this weekend....

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One year ago this weekend....

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..............I was at Laguna. Good times. Can't be there this year but GO NICKY! Here are some pics from last year:
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I love how the girl in the last picture is completely decked out in appropriate riding gear :P

Looks like fun! A few guys from our riding club are there right now (one rode his CBR from Birmingham, AL to Laguna Seca. ouch!)

Maybe someday I'll make it over there.

Go Nicky...and Colin!
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Predictions for tomorros race:
Hayden
Rossi
KR JR

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Hayden
Rossi
Pedrosa
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I was close to calling it! If Rossi's bike didn't blow up I'd have called the podium (although Rossi and Pedrosa would have been switched), as it was I was still close!
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kabob983 wrote:I was close to calling it! If Rossi's bike didn't blow up I'd have called the podium (although Rossi and Pedrosa would have been switched), as it was I was still close!
Not bad. :P I wasn't all that far off either....if Rossis bike didn't blow up; if Kenny wouldn't have gone in reverse; if it wouldn't have been so hot; if Vermuelens umbrella girl wouldn't have been so distracting... :laughing:

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#7 Unread post by Toyuzu »

Aw, who cares! Hayden won and stretched out his lead. It's about time someone besides the Doctor had a chance at the championship.

I think Hayden's win last year at Laguna Seca was just the confidence booster he needed. He's obviously been the man to watch this year, with 9 podium finishes in the first 11 races, making him the current points leader.

I'm glad Nicky is doing so well, and not just becuse he and I are both Americans. Heck, I'm a Yamaha fan. I should be pulling for Rossi. But he's been winning so easily for so long that the second place spot began to hold more excitement. It was time for a new contender.

Mr. Hayden, the Kentucky kid - may you dethrone the doctor this year! :wink:


By the way, Bruce - It was great to meet you last year! I hope we can sit in the same spot again sometime, watching yet another Moto GP race. 8)
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Toyuzu wrote:By the way, Bruce - It was great to meet you last year! I hope we can sit in the same spot again sometime, watching yet another Moto GP race. 8)
Likewise Matt. I would be glad to sit down and watch another one with you. How 'bout Valencia next time????(!)

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Toyuzu wrote:By the way, Bruce - It was great to meet you last year! I hope we can sit in the same spot again sometime, watching yet another Moto GP race. 8)
Likewise Matt. I would be glad to sit down and watch another one with you. How 'bout Valencia next time????(!)
Sounds good to me. Valencia though? Did I miss somehting? :?
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Nope. A couple of friends were over for race day and that is the plan that was hatched. Now it's just a matter of finding the money :?

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Sounds good. Unfortunately, I'll be missing next year's race to, since I'll be in Iraq. I'll deffinitely try to go the next year though. And just in case you're interested, there are now a few places in CA where you can rent sport bikes. 8)
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Toyuzu wrote:Sounds good. Unfortunately, I'll be missing next year's race to, since I'll be in Iraq. I'll deffinitely try to go the next year though. And just in case you're interested, there are now a few places in CA where you can rent sport bikes. 8)
There is now a round in Iraq? A round in Canada must be just around the corner! :laughing:
Next time I go to Laguna I will likely ride down, but thanks for the rental tip....

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#13 Unread post by Toyuzu »

A round in Iraq? :lol: At least we know the moto GP bikes could probably outrun the RPG's. :wink: You're going to try to ride down next time? Now I'm getting jealous. hat sounds like an epic ride indeed. Then again, I now live in AK. Maybe I could even meet up with you for the same ride... 8)
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#14 Unread post by High_Side »

IF you swing by and pick me up we can head down to Laguna together. When you get to my house you will already be over 1/2 way there!

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