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Old 12-21-2006, 07:43 AM   #41
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From: Covington

I Ride: 94 VFR750, RC51, 1976 RD400 cafe, 74 Suzuki GT250
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I'm still 185 though
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Old 12-21-2006, 07:54 AM   #42
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Joined: Mar 2006
From: Las Vegas

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random, but i was wondering if the professional racers are generally smaller guys..shorter and lighter in weight i mean..i watch some races an the bikes look large in comparison to the rider...
Well...here's me with Jason DiSalvo 1 year ago at a track day here in Vegas. I'm 6'2" and 215lbs. if that helps with a comparison.


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Old 12-21-2006, 09:00 AM   #43
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From: Woodinville,WA

I Ride: 2013 Panigale aRRRRRRRRRR!
Jason is tiny, but more avg. ht./wt. guys still kick ass - look @ Josh Hayes. BTW, was DiSalvo's fiance there? OMFG I'd love to tear that apart!

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Old 12-21-2006, 09:02 AM   #44
Running with scissors!
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Jason is tiny, but more avg. ht./wt. guys still kick ass - look @ Josh Hayes. BTW, was DiSalvo's fiance there? OMFG I'd love to tear that apart!
Better yet...look at the Erion Honda.

However...you are indeed correct, and that's a great blanket statement as to the testimony of big vs small riders....so to speak.

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Old 12-21-2006, 09:06 AM   #45
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Joined: Oct 2005
From: Issaquah, WA

I Ride: Race: 06GSXR750 - Street: 09 Eight Four Eight
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Looked up some specs on Mat, he was at 155 a few years back, I am pretty sure he isn't much more than that now!!!
I went and looked it up. I was pretty close.
http://teamsuzuki.com/RoadRacing/sho...1-c818fbe67a52

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Old 12-21-2006, 09:12 AM   #46
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From: Spokane

I Ride: R6
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I went and looked it up. I was pretty close.
http://teamsuzuki.com/RoadRacing/sho...1-c818fbe67a52
HAHA He has gotten fat!! He is probably the biggest rider out there. Helps that he has never ridden a 600 though if you look at all his titles there all Superbikes!!

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Old 12-21-2006, 12:45 PM   #47
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Joined: Jul 2006
From: Richland WA - No longer Fayetteville NC!!

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Looked up some specs on Mat, he was at 155 a few years back, I am pretty sure he isn't much more than that now!!!
Mathew Mladin
Birth date: December 13, 1973
Birthplace: Columbus, Georgia
Residence: Milledgeville, Georgia
Height: 6'
Weight: 170 lbs.
Turned Pro: 1991

Aaron Yates
Birth date: March 10, 1972
Birthplace: Camden, NSW, Australia
Residence: Henderson, Nevada
Height: 6'
Weight: 170 lbs.
Turned Pro: 1996

Jason Pridmore
Birth date: October 4, 1969
Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California
Residence: Ventura, California
Height: 6'
Weight: 180 lbs.
Turned Pro: 1990

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Old 12-21-2006, 12:50 PM   #48
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I Ride: A wicked bitchin 04 zx10R! Named Mustache
Unless you're at the top tier, your riding ability is what limits your wins. Go race.

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