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Old 09-26-2011, 05:27 PM   #1
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10.02 SUN - Motegi MotoGP Party - Philomath
12:00 NOON Sunday 10/02 - MotoGP Party DucatiChick's house in Philomath



Sunday, Oct 2nd, come join us at DucatiChick's's house in Philomath where we're watching the
Grand Prix of Japan for Round Fourteen of the 2011 MotoGP Championship at the Motegi circuit in Japan.


Come by as early as 11:30 AM - The MotoGP race starts at 12:00 PM PST on Demand and COMMERCIAL FREE via MotoGP.com

We will PM directions Friday before the race to those who have CONFIRMED.

$2 per guest to help cover the cost of the MotoGP.com package...
Extra proceeds collected by seasons end will be used to fund the FINAL PARTY!
Please help out!

All are welcome!
Please join us

Guest List so far...
DucatiChick
FreeRadical
QCDragon
R1 Jackal
NakedRider
TheyCallMeBruce
BlessedCurse
befree
RandyPerkiliscious
trav87 -
HoboBanana -

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Circuit info
Length: 4,801 m. / 2.983 miles
Width: 15m
Left corners: 6
Right corners: 8
Longest straight: 762 m. / 0.473 miles
Constructed: 1997
Modified: 1997

Introduction:
Located amongst the vast natural beauty of the northern Kanto district, the twin ring circuit at Motegi in Japan consists of a 1.5 mile oval and a 2.9 mile road course constructed to international standards. Built by Honda as the ultimate test facility in August 1997, the road circuit became home to MotoGP in 2000 whilst the oval is designed to introduce American motorsports culture to the country.

Twin Ring Motegi is a major attraction for motorsports fans all year round as it is the venue for the Honda Collection Hall, a museum which houses an illustrious collection of motorcycle, car and racing machines from throughout the ages. The complex also includes a safety and riding school, dirt track, go-karts, hotel, restaurant, shops and event halls and currently employs some 300 staff.


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Remaining 2011 MotoGP Calendar
Date - Location - Track
10-02 - Japan - Motegi
10-16 - Australia - Phillip Island
10-23 - Malaysia - Sepang
11-06 - Valencia - Valencia
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Start PLANNING for next year!


2012 MotoGP Calendar Released
Date, Grand Prix - Circuit

15 April, Qatar* - Doha/Losail
29 April - Spain (STC) - Jerez de la Frontera
6 May - Portugal (STC) - Estoril
20 May - France - Le Mans
3 June - Catalunya - Catalunya
17 June - Great Britain - Silverstone
30 June - Netherlands** - Assen (Hopefully we can do this at Jack/Anna's again)
8 July - Germany (STC) - TBC
15 July - Italy - Mugello
29 July - United States*** - Laguna Seca
19 August - Indianapolis - Indianapolis
26 August, Czech Rep. - Brno
16 September - San Marino & Riviera di Rimini - Misano
30 September - Aragon - Motorland
14 October - Japan - Motegi
21 October - Malaysia - Sepang
28 October - Australia - Phillip Island
11 November - Valencia - Ricardo Tormo – Valencia
* Evening Race
** Saturday Race
*** Only MotoGP class
STC (Subject to the contract)
TBC (To be confirmed)

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Old 09-26-2011, 06:50 PM   #2
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What do we need to bring?

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Old 09-26-2011, 06:56 PM   #3
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hmmmmmmm,

About 2 hours down I-5 from portland.....anyone have a off freeway route and want to pick up another rider on the way?

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Old 09-26-2011, 07:58 PM   #4
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I like this picture better! Blue bikes are slow, even you have video of that!!


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Old 09-27-2011, 07:40 AM   #5
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What do we need to bring?
I dunno, haven't figured that out yet!

Wow, I just watched the Misano race - it was awesome!

One bike two bike
Red bike blue bike


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Old 09-27-2011, 07:50 AM   #6
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I am a maybe. Gotta get a sitter for Maddy first

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Old 09-27-2011, 10:12 AM   #7
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See if ShrkBite is around this weekend.
Maybe she can hang out with his kids
They seemed to have a BLAST last time...

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Old 09-27-2011, 10:47 AM   #8
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Anyone from Portland going to this?

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Old 09-27-2011, 10:56 AM   #9
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Moto2 thriller to continue in Japan
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Moto2 thriller to continue in Japan

Just six points now separate Championship leader Stefan Bradl and his rival for the 2011 title Marc Márquez as the battle heads to Motegi.

With just four rounds of the 2011 season now remaining the most closely matched of the three World Championship categories - Moto2 - guarantees to serve up another gripping instalment at this weekend's Grand Prix of Japan.

With victory at Aragón, his seventh of the year in his rookie Moto2 campaign, Marc Márquez narrowed Championship leader Stefan Bradl's advantage at the top of the standings to just six points. Motegi will now commence a packed schedule of three races in as many weeks, as the fascinating duel between the German and his Spanish pursuant nears its climax.

Bradl, who suffered a problem with his rear wheel at Aragón which played a pivotal part in his eighth-placed finish, will seek to halt Márquez's alarming run of devastating form which has seen the 2010 125cc World Champion win six of the past seven Moto2 races. The Viessmann Kiefer Racing rider himself has not won a race since Silverstone, maintaining his lead with a consistent run of podium finishes, but will need a return to race-winning ways if he is to deal with his adversary's surge. Both have previously won at Motegi in the 125cc class, Bradl in 2008 and Márquez last year, thus adding to the anticipation.

Aside from the engrossing two-way tussle at the top there is another great contest playing out below the title aspirants, as five riders contend for third position in the Championship. Andrea Iannone (Speed Master), Alex de Angelis (JiR Moto2), Simone Corsi (Ioda Racing Project), Bradley Smith (Tech 3 Racing) and Thomas Lüthi (Interwetten Paddock Moto2) are all in with a chance of finishing third, and will all be out to impress in the final races of the season.

Currently eighth in the standings Yuki Takahashi (Gresini Racing) will be fully prepared for a strong effort at his home Grand Prix, whilst British rider Scott Redding will be eager to turn his recent strong form into a first podium result of the season. His Marc VDS Racing team-mate Mika Kallio has a very strong record at the Motegi circuit having won three times (twice in 125s and once in the 250cc class), and the Finn would love to rediscover that kind of form as he continues his search for a first Moto2 podium.

Elsewhere Turkish rider Kenan Sofuoglu (Technomag-CIP) is set to make his return from injury although Julián Simón (Mapfre Aspar) will not be present after further surgery on the leg he injured back in June.

Tomoyoshi Koyama, who filled in for Sofuoglu in the Turk’s absences at Misano and Aragón, will ride as a wild card under the CIP with TSR team banner, and former 125 World Championship rider Takaaki Nakagami replacing Claudio Corti on the Italtrans STR machine for this GP.

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Old 09-28-2011, 01:50 PM   #10
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I'm thinking about making beef chili w/beans...how does that sound?

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Old 09-28-2011, 02:28 PM   #11
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Anyone from Portland going to this?
I'm planning on it....looking for an off freeway route though.....

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Old 09-28-2011, 09:06 PM   #12
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Might be a bit late but I plan on making it

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Old 09-29-2011, 05:34 AM   #13
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See...you got a blue bike chasing ya! ....I feel like such a tool

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Old 09-29-2011, 09:27 AM   #14
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Racing numbers: Grand Prix of Japan

A selection of relevant statistical data to prepare you for the 15th round of the 2011 World Championship taking place this weekend at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit.

299 – Casey Stoner’s win in Aragón was the 299th podium finish in the premier-class for Australian riders.

284 – In spite of having a non-score at the Spanish GP earlier in the year, when he was knocked off by Valentino Ros¬si, Casey Stoner’s current points total of 284 is just three points less than he had accumulated at the same stage of 2007 when he took his first MotoGP world title.

99 – The victory by Marc Márquez at Aragón was the 99th victory for Spanish riders in the intermediate-class of Grand Prix racing. Spanish riders won 85 times in the 250cc GP class and now have 14 victories in the Moto2 class.

63% – Marc Márquez has won 17 of the last 27 GP races that he has started in the 125cc and Moto2 classes, starting at the 125cc Italian Grand Prix last year when he took his very first GP win. This represents a 63% win rate over this 27 race period.

50 – Jones Folger is scheduled to make his 50th Grand Prix start at the Japanese GP. If he makes the start at Motegi he will become the third youngest rider ever to reach the milestone of 50 Grand Prix starts; only Scott Redding and Jorge Lorenzo have reached this milestone at a younger age.

44 – On the first day of practice at the Japanese Grand Prix it will be exactly 44 years since the Canadian GP took place at the Mosport circuit in 1967. This is the only time that a Grand Prix event has taken place in Canada and because of the extreme cold weather the 500cc race, won by Mike Hailwood (Honda), was reduced in distance by ten laps, but Hailwood’s winning time was still 1 hr 13 minutes 28.5 seconds. Hailwood also won the 250cc race and Bill Ivy (Yamaha) won the 125cc race.

38 – Casey Stoner’s victory at Aragón was the 38th GP win of his career. This places him equal 11th in the all-time GP winners list with great rival Jorge Lorenzo and John Surtees who won the 500cc title on four occasions and the 350cc title three times.

33 – There have been 33 previous Grand Prix events that have taken place in Japan. In addition to Motegi that has been used twelve times previously, Suzuka has hosted a Grand Prix event on 19 occasions and the Fisco circuit has been used twice.

26 – Dani Pedrosa celebrates his 26th birthday on the day before practice commences at the Japanese Grand Prix.

21 – Dominique Aegerter celebrates his 21st birthday on the first day of practice at the Japanese Grand Prix.

14 – Nico Terol’s victory in Aragon was the 14th successive win for Aprilia in the 125cc class. This is the longest se¬quence of successive wins ever achieved by Aprilia in the 125cc class.

13 – This will be the thirteenth occasion that a Grand Prix event has been held at the Motegi circuit. The first Grand Prix at Motegi was held in 1999 and the circuit has been used every year since.

12 – Casey Stoner has finished on the podium at the last twelve successive MotoGP races. In the 63 year history of motorcycle Grand Prix racing only five riders have finished on the podium in more than twelve successive premier class races: Valentino Rossi, Giacomo Agostini, Mick Doohan, Wayne Rainey and Jorge Lorenzo.

9 – Casey Stoner’s pole at Misano was his ninth of the year; this equals the record for most poles in a single season in the MotoGP era previously achieved by Stoner himself in 2008 and Valentino Rossi in 2003.

4 – Since the introduction of the four-stroke MotoGP formula in 2002, Ducati have been the most successful manufac¬turer in MotoGP at the Motegi circuit with four victories. Honda riders have won on three occasions and Yamaha twice.

3 – The three riders who have had most Grand Prix wins at the Motegi circuit, each having won on three occasions, are: Loris Capirossi (3 x MotoGP), Toni Elias (2 x 250cc, 1 x Moto2) and Mika Kallio (2 x 125cc, 1 x 250cc).

0 – None of the riders starting the 125cc race at the Japanese Grand Prix have previously won a GP race at the Motegi circuit.

0 – The number of victories for Honda at Motegi during the 800cc era of MotoGP. Makoto Tamada’s victory in 2004 was the last time that a Honda rider won the MotoGP race at Motegi.

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Old 09-30-2011, 05:29 PM   #15
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OK, I'm making beef chili. Looks like 8-10 people? Are you PDX guys coming down?

Oh, and this time...






















NO CAMERAS!!!

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Old 10-01-2011, 12:51 AM   #16
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Pre-Ride Anyone?!?!
Weather is supposed to be partly cloudy and in the mid-high 50's.
Anyone want to PLAN the pre-ride?
What about a Post-Ride you ask? Why bother?
The three time's we were SUPPOSED to do a post ride, no one ended up going.

*sigh*



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Old 10-01-2011, 01:01 AM   #17
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off freeway route-
99 through Dundee
cut out McMinnville out by taking the south road- 233
back on 99 south to Rickreal go right to get on
223 S. in Dallas (Kings Valley Highway)
Take south to wren,
left (east) on hwy 20
takes you to Philomath

I am already in Philomath so I won't be joining you on that ride!

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Old 10-01-2011, 01:07 AM   #18
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and while you ride down PLZ look for the missing Mark Bosworth who has been missing since Cycle Oregon 2 weeks ago. Look for lone man, 6', gray, 54 years old, yellow cap, gray sweatshirt, black pants, brown cycle shoes, black shoulder bag. Possibly hitching.

He is experiencing cancer related medical issues effecting his brain and ability to know where he is. call 911 if you happen upon him.
http://findmark.org

oh-- $10,000 reward.

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Old 10-01-2011, 09:34 AM   #19
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What about a Post-Ride
I might be up for a post ride. Up Alsea curves and Mary's Peak despite the gravel - I haven't been up MP in a LONG time!

(no pre ride for me since I'll be slaving away in the kitchen, Cutback style)

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Old 10-01-2011, 11:58 AM   #20
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Please do not post a ride you're NOT actually planning on RIDING/LEADING.
It just confuses people...


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off freeway route...
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I am already in Philomath so I won't be joining you on that ride!

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