Scott Jones 2011 Retrospective: Round 10, Laguna Seca


Over the hill and far away


King Kenny rode Laguna on an M1. And hated it.


GP Eleven. Point One.


Loris' Last Laguna


BBoz represents for Jumpman


Yamaha's heroes


There's nothing quite like the view over the Dry Lake


Casey Stoner gets it turned at Laguna with the rear. Just like every other track...


Item: rock catcher. Location: Ducati GP11.1 lower exhaust


Ciao Marco


Hector Barbera kicks back with some tunes


MotoGP. LOUD, BABY, LOUD!


Laguna Seca saw Valentino Rossi reunited with Jerry Burgess, who had missed a couple of races to be with his recuperating wife


Nicky Hayden, looking to the future


Irony, MotoGP-style: all those super-advanced electronics, and HRC fit a cheap-ass analog tacho


He who pays the piper, calls the tune


Home Boy


What happens when you put a fast rider on an electric motorcycle? Steve Rapp lapped at Supersport pace on the Mission Motors Mission R


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Over the hill and far away King Kenny rode Laguna on an M1. And hated it. GP Eleven. Point One. Loris' Last Laguna

Comments

Loris

"There's no paper" ?

Total votes: 50

Fantastic pictures, as

Fantastic pictures, as usual.

But what's wrong with an analogue tacho? Never liked the digital ones myself :)

Total votes: 57

Analog tachos

Exactly. It's the digital ones that are are actually cheap-ass. And crap to read too. Well done HRC.

Total votes: 51

I like the sunflower above

I like the sunflower above Nicky's head ! And the tachometer too !

Total votes: 54

Honda dash

I prefer analogue tachos too, but love the Playstation buttons next to it!

Total votes: 45

Tacho!!

Glad to know that people still prefer analog tachos. Me too like them.

Total votes: 45

Impressive as usual

Great shot of the D16's rear wheel getting the hurry up. The analogue tacho is an absolute peach and in my opinion has huge advantage over a digital readout in terms of human eye,hand co-ordination.
Uuuh ? let's see am I shifting at 15755 RPM or 15642 RPM ?. With the analogue you know that you are about on target...15400-15800 is the zone. So quick and easy to know where you're at...at a glance. PS : the numbers mentioned are merely an example.

Total votes: 50

So Kenny Roberts hated the M1?

I don't remember reading about it so I will have to search for it.

Great pictures as always - and analog tachs for life, nothing beats a sweeping needle

Total votes: 56

Kenny on M1

thank you sir!

you the man!

Total votes: 49

Concerning the tach

Does anyone know if it is just Casey with the analog tach? Did Dovi and Dani run it as well? HRC and Honda as a whole love the digi tach (see the S2000 and most of their model lineup).

God I miss racing.

Total votes: 57

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