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awsome video #268063
02/15/08 06:58 PM
02/15/08 06:58 PM
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pugwash Offline OP

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Check this out!

In a related event, Reaper's jump plane will leave San Pedro Airstrip at the same time as Spurs on a bicycle, and they'll see who gets to the Cut first!

It's rarely rocket science, it's usually just math: then again if you can't do the math.......
Re: awsome video [Re: pugwash] #268064
02/15/08 07:14 PM
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smile OK Pug, put your money where your mouth is! wink

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Re: awsome video [Re: divingcowgirl] #268070
02/15/08 08:03 PM
02/15/08 08:03 PM
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Wet Coast of Canada, On an isl...
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Nice Vid , Pug.

Enjoy this one also VT

Re: awsome video [Re: VT-CDN] #268077
02/15/08 08:39 PM
02/15/08 08:39 PM

Great spectacle, but the plane had already won before the car was halfway along the first length.

Top Gear (the BBC motoring programme) also did a race between a grand prix motorbike and an F1 racing car, in a straight line at London City Airport. Don't know if it's on the web anywhere.

Both vehicles were driven/ridden by current racing drivers/riders, so the playing field was as level as it could have been. Conditions were dry and moderately warm (for London!).

The GP bike shot into the lead, and (from memory) was about 2/3 of the way down the course when the F1 car was only about 1/3 done. By then the car was doing around 60/70 mph and the driver was at last getting enough downforce to use all the engine's power. Prior to then he had had to be very careful with the throttle. The car then "took off" and rocketed forward, passing the bike as if it (the bike) were parked, winning the race with a very convincing margin.

Re: awsome video [Re: ] #268121
02/16/08 11:30 AM
02/16/08 11:30 AM
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Great video, the Air Force wins again. Nice race, really was sure who would win. Close!

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Re: awsome video [Re: ] #268124
02/16/08 11:38 AM
02/16/08 11:38 AM
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Leah-Ann Offline
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ah, the age old horizontal vs. vertical debate....

I can never remember which is better . . . safe? . . . or sorry?
Re: awsome video [Re: Leah-Ann] #268125
02/16/08 11:46 AM
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divingcowgirl Offline
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I guess it depends on the thrust as to how well you can do with the position of the angle......

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Re: awsome video [Re: divingcowgirl] #268132
02/16/08 12:32 PM
02/16/08 12:32 PM
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Frigin Cold Columbus, Ohio
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That's what she said.

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