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Ernie Vigil does Mexican 1000 on 1200XE
« on: October 24, 2019, 09:00:11 pm »
Dont know if any of you have watched some of the "Lords of the Atlas" videos, where Ernie Vigil was racing 800 Triumphs in the Mexican 1000.
This year he raced a 1200.
Sure, looks a bit like the 1200 is out if its comfort zone, but this guy is having fun.
Pity about the intrusive music, the little engine noise that can be heard sounds really good.
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Re: Ernie Vigil does Mexican 1000 on 1200XE
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2019, 09:28:48 pm »
Super cool and he sure can pedal that Triumph  :thumleft:
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Re: Ernie Vigil does Mexican 1000 on 1200XE
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2019, 07:05:22 am »
That is one helluva good looking bike  :drif:
 

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Re: Ernie Vigil does Mexican 1000 on 1200XE
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2019, 04:19:41 pm »
My God that is incredible...  :o
the bike looks so composed in spite of all the snaking and wiggling.  that dude can ride a bike for sure...
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Re: Ernie Vigil does Mexican 1000 on 1200XE
« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2019, 11:43:36 pm »
Respect. He is an animal.
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Re: Ernie Vigil does Mexican 1000 on 1200XE
« Reply #5 on: October 27, 2019, 09:36:44 am »
30 years ago, Kawasaki's KX500 did it in just under 18 hours.