Dirt Bike Related Quotes & Sayings

"Motocross is a contact sport, see you in the first corner"

"Lead, Follow or get the F out of my way"

"I'm not afraid of dieing, I'm afraid of not living"

"People don't eat my dust, its settled before they get there"


You must be talking about *cough* Ralph Sheheen *cough*, can't stand that guy. :foul: Him and Erin Bates. Jeff Emig is ok though.:thumb:

:confused: A "cross up"?? WTH is that? :lol: I'm being serious here, I've never heard it called that.
Never mind Rez James - he still thinks he's going to watch a "scramble" when he goes to SX.....:smirk:
 
:confused: A "cross up"?? WTH is that? :lol: I'm being serious here, I've never heard it called that.
A cross up is what you call a whip......let me turn on the "waaaaaay baaaaack machine"....there we go. When you came off a jump guys use to lay the bike over on it's side...envision it as if you were sliding it around a corner only laid out flat up in the air. That was being crossed up! :prof: I'm thinking I'm going to have to dig into the Rick Siemans (Super Hunky) book of knowledge her in a minute and see if I can find "a pic to post"!
 
For any desert racers out there, this will make sense:

"Banner Up!, all quite, never knew a minute could be so long, leg getting a cramp, I see a flicker in the banner! Smash the kick starter, dump the clutch, twist the right hand to the stops and hold on!"
 
yeah, thats another one," x up" changed to "ex up" , cuz they dont know it is a "cross up."
X-ups are a BMX trick. when you turn the wheel backwards in the air it makes your arms form a X. You cant do a X-up on a dirtbike unless something has gone VERY WRONG
 
X-ups are a BMX trick. when you turn the wheel backwards in the air it makes your arms form a X. You cant do a X-up on a dirtbike unless something has gone VERY WRONG
X (cross) ups were an old saying of what is now known as a "whip"...if you were riding a bike (mc or bmx) and got air, moved the bars you were "crossed up"...didn't have to be all the way around.....
 

James

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"I'd time your laps but I don't have a calendar"

"I got the holeshot....then fought my way, to the back of the pack"
 
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