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May 14, 2010 9:26am | by:


I have a question about people who enjoy overusing the phrase..."At the end of the day......." How about they do those things at the start of the day then they would not be fu*$!ng up all day long.

Thank You
Roland Cannon

Dear Roland,

You make a good point. But at the end of the day, isn’t it all the same as long as you get it done by the end of the day?

P.S. Just to be safe I wrote this at the start of my day.


  • Just take the poster and move along. Take it and move along.
Dear Ping,
(I appologize noe for the spelling and grammar errors!) I've had more than few bad experiences with the Monster/Pro-Circut Team, which have led me to believe, not that they are a bad team in terms of racing, but that they have really sucky personalities. I admit, there is a rider I actually root for, (Dean. He's adorable!) but as for the rest, I hope die! Nah, not really, But I've watched the Dirt Shark videos (which I know aren't posted on Racer-X), which has almost made me lose more respect for the team. A year or two ago at Redbud, I was waiting in line at one of their autograph sessions. I walked passed Villipoto who was trying to give me his poster, which I denied. I was trying to explain to him, I already had one of he autographs, but before I could get a chance to finish my statement, he told me to "f*ck off". Another inccident occured at this years Indy Supercross. I was talking to a friend of mine sitting next to Mitch Payton in the industry seating. In the middle of my conversation, Mitch decides to leave, in the process rolling completely over my foot with his chiar! Note: I have big feet! I look up at him, expecting a sorry or something, but instead, he just rolls away. I'm really not sure what to think. Was I in the wrong place at the wrong time? Or is there seriously some personality issues with this team?

P.S. - If you see Mitch, tell him I'm still waiting for an apology! :D



Dear Ashley,

I’m not trying to beat a dead horse here but do you realize that in your apologetic preface alone you had two spelling errors and a grammatical blunder? Classic. Women with big feet scare me, so if I seem a little timid in this answer it’s because the thought of your oversized, callus and corn-riddled clodhoppers is giving me the heebie jeebies. I can’t defend RV on that incident because it sounds like something he might say if someone shut him down on a poster handout. The deal with Mitch had to be an accident. He is a nice guy and wouldn’t steamroll your feet without saying something if he knew he did it. I actually told Mitch about this letter a few weeks ago and he didn’t believe me.

"No way. There’s now way I would have done that unless I really wasn’t aware that I had hit her foot," he explained.

Mitch isn’t a bad guy… he’s just focused at the races and maybe a little aggressive when he’s wheeling for the pits. I’m sure he’ll apologize the next time you see him.


Hey, Young Man!!!
I grew up racing 2-strokes and had one of the worst crashes ever on a 4-stroke so I have gone back to riding the lightweight fun 2-stroke again. My question is, what is the reason for many of the injuries in Supercross? Is it the 4-stroke weight, power, or rotating mass that gets the riders in trouble so quick?

Dave Dayley

Dear Dave,

It’s gravity. You’re welcome for that.



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