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Old 07-29-2009, 11:38 AM   #1
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Interesting vid of Spies talking about his bike

I hadn't seen this posted so I figured I'd toss it in here. Its a short clip of Spies and his crewchief discussing a few interesting features of his R1

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Old 07-29-2009, 11:49 AM   #2
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locked up at 3.30 something!!!
like the fuel tank repositioning
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Old 07-29-2009, 12:03 PM   #3
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didn't know about the inframe fuel ... kind of like the Buels.
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Old 07-29-2009, 12:23 PM   #4
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locked up at 3.30 something!!!
like the fuel tank repositioning

That was the most interesting thing to me. I always wondered why he needed a fill cap under his .....
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Old 07-29-2009, 12:26 PM   #5
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Does anybody else notice how Ben really could care less about the bike he is on. Well that was the impression I got from the vid.
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Old 07-29-2009, 12:54 PM   #6
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Does anybody else notice how Ben really could care less about the bike he is on. Well that was the impression I got from the vid.

He seems to speak in that rather monotone voice all the time.
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He is not a mechanic, just simply a hired gun, step off and walk away, dont worry about waddin it up, or cost, just ride the wheels off it, how awesome would that be?
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Hmmm left for a few laps.
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Old 07-29-2009, 02:09 PM   #9
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Hmmm left for a few laps.
You got an '09. Just dial up italy, and see if they'll sell you all his spares
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Nice find....
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He seems to speak in that rather monotone voice all the time.
reminds me of Eddie Lawson and Scott Russell
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wonder what the cost of that bike is versus stock? Alot i'm sure
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My left is cheaper
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