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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-15-2004, 02:28 PM Thread Starter
 
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Talking attn: Backmarkers! Wanna join the union?

Stolen from another board:

Application to join the United Backmarkers

"Ensuring that our contribution to racing is
protected....on line, off line, and most
importantly...in the Paddock"



1) How off pace are you from the Podium finishers in your respective class?
a) 175 - 199%
b) over 200%
c) Unknown...several DNF's however.

2) What form of protection do you excercise when
confronted by a "fast" rider from your grid?
a) Mace sewn into glove gauntlet
b) Tazer gun in boot
c) Self destruct mechanism on bike

3) On average, how many times do you actually hold your line in a single lap?
a) Less than 1
b) 0
c) I shoot for holding my line at least twice during a
race, generally on the straights

4) During a race weekend, how many times do you find yourself apologizing to someone for something you were unaware of that you did?
a) 25-40
b) 41-100
c) Over 100

5) During an actual race, what turns do you really try to execute well?
a) The one where my friends are sitting
b) The one where the most people are located
c) None

6) The best part of racing, to you; the back marker is:
a) Fixing my bike in the paddock before my race; after being stuffed during practice
b) Counting the number of times I get flicked off
during a race
c) Looking at the butts of other riders

7) When being lapped, you tend to:
a) Roll on throttle regardless of the situation, even
in braking zones
b) Put my hands up and surrender
c) Start weaving to "scrub" my tires

8) As the board goes sideways, you actually think
that:
a) Huge pile up at T1 could take out 35 bikes, I skate
thru and land on podium
b) Huge pile up at T2 could take out 35 bikes, I skate
thru and land on podium
c) Huge pile up at T3 could take out 35 bikes, I skate
thru and land on podium

9) When confronted in the paddock for reasons unknown by another rider for an incident that occured online,
you:
a) Deny that you were in their race
b) Apologize with your standard, memorized apology
c) A then B

10) When coming in for restarts, and some how there are people gridded behind you, you:
a) Inform the nearest race official that the grid is
incorrect
b) Point aggressively at the riders behind and inform
them that they really must be terrible
c) Not applicable, no one has actually been behind you

11) While waiting for the crash truck next to the fast guy that took you out; you:
a) Try to crawl in the tire wall
b) Talk to your invisible friend "Bert" so the fast rider does not confront
you
c) Act like you were running third and they were lapped traffic
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-15-2004, 02:33 PM
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I saw that ... funny stuff

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I like the swerving to scrub in tires choice....
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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-15-2004, 02:49 PM
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post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-15-2004, 02:51 PM
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I like the swerving to scrub in tires choice....
Uhoh, John is making up his own answers again....
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how about the look down at your bike like something is wrong to make you go that slow. This only works when you do it at the corner where the most poeple are gathered.

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7C Jack..... same idea
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7C Jack..... same idea
Thanks, I missed it.
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