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Old 04-08-2009, 06:32 PM   #1
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Talking The R1 test ride

The legendary Jim Whitham takes an R1 with salesman for a test ride

http://bikerpunks.com/mediaviewer/41...test-ride.html


1.15 on has me in stitches
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Old 04-08-2009, 06:46 PM   #2
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hahahahaha theres no way thats real.. but funny as chit though!
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repost but a good repost
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Old 04-08-2009, 07:07 PM   #4
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repost but a good repost
did you grin at the high speed pillion bit
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did you grin at the high speed pillion bit
i liked the off road part
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Old 04-08-2009, 07:59 PM   #6
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At about 1:55 he almost falls off.
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his helmet was pretty close to just coming off haha
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Old 04-09-2009, 10:22 AM   #8
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hahahahaha theres no way thats real.. but funny as chit though!
I'll bet you most of it is
Jim in his day could outride anybody on this forum that's for sure,
I've seen him passing people in the expert group whilst 2 up at Donnington
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Old 04-09-2009, 03:15 PM   #9
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i thought he went by Jamie Whitham ? are we talkin bout the same guy ? ex-world supersport racer ?
the one and the same
ex factory Suzuki WSBK too,
also won a WSBK race on a privateer Ducati.
runner up in BSB three times or was it 4

Jim, James or Jamie but we've always known him as Jim

back in the day, who's that pesky american



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i thought that looked like him in ur original post video. i always enjoyed reading his articles in the rag SUPERBIKE
right again

one of the funniest most approachable racers ever imo
and fast as **** too
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don't under estimate the sneakiness of the r1..
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i want one of those 250's. or even the 400
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i want one of those 250's. or even the 400
sweet aren't they
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