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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 12-02-2008, 10:08 PM Thread Starter
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Staying In The Ball Game

A momentary lapse of reason. But I got over it.

http://www.trackdaymag.com/Article.aspx?id=2860

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post #2 of 14 (permalink) Old 12-02-2008, 10:11 PM
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Great article bro.

hits home on a lot of points.

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Great article Nick!

You nailed it.

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But you can take your dog with you.
BOOGERS!!!!!!
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Good read...You articulated what so many discover in this sport. My compliments.
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That is a good pic of you, Gus and Boogers.
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Good article! Haven't been to track yet, but it makes me want to go check it out even more.

PS Plus, having written a couple of articles myself, I can appreciate and value the effort put into it. Rep.

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well said nick, well said.

but no shout out to your CLSB homies or CLSB?

BAH! you suck!



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well said nick, well said.

but no shout out to your CLSB homies or CLSB?

BAH! you suck!
Come on Ken, I wouldn't play you like that. Read the first post in this thread and read the article attached.

https://www.chicagolandsportbikes.com...hlight=moto-st

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Great writeup. Quantified what so many people have tumbling around in their heads.

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yup, exactly how I ended up riding dirt as my new drug.

I also think that with the recession in full swing next season the true addicts are gonna have A LOT of open track.




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Well done Nick .... nice piece.


As others have commented, it really shines a light on the struggle
of the long-time track rider. It's more than "just a hobby". It takes
time to become good, it's an accomplishment.... and it becomes
your "tribe" ..... people who are ..... as you are.


Well done.


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