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Just seeing if anybody wanted to share your pictures of when you first started riding.

I'll go ahead and throw myself under the bus. Check out the 10' table I was scared to death of! I did have a little McGrath style back then!!

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i dont have a picture but i had a video of me doing a worcs race after riding for 2 months. i stalled it twice on the line holding up the group behind me lol

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i raced one of them as well :-}}

started racing on CR80R then YZ80 J , YZ80 K then moved to the KX 80 like yours :-}}

here is a pic of my next bike just starting testing the 125 at 13 :-}}

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i raced one of them as well :-}}

started racing on CR80R then YZ80 J , YZ80 K then moved to the KX 80 like yours :-}}

here is a pic of my next bike just starting testing the 125 at 13 :-}}

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Sweet, I went to a KX 80, then XR 200 with the dual carbs (twice the HP bro!), then into a RMX 250 at 14. It was a awesome bike and kinda when I started to understand about tuning and wrenching on bikes....

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Not too old, but str8 goonin' Got my mismatched practice gear on and everything.

I know a thing or two about running mismatched gear lol

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Me on my PE 250 when I was about 13.

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Getting back into riding, about 2005 on my 03 YZ 250

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Nice goon stance on the pe!! Haha jk

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First year i started racing.

Age 8 1996 kx60

cant seem to find any pics of the lt50 quad i had before this.

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I got a few. Man i was a goon back then lol. These were back in 2002-2003.Last time i was flat footed on a bike!hondaryan1.jpg

I dunno why i liked the mud when i was little. Now i hate it. I mean i am a great rider in it and usually do much better than others in the races but i hate cleaning it lol.p4260015k.jpg

And a little goon riding. I was a natural.

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Here is my antique contribution....it was the summer of 1980, and I am WFO on my 1980 Honda CR-80R on my small track that I built (mainly with a shovel!) at my parents house where I grew up here in Indiana. Nothing beats the smell of Castrol "R" and corn in the air!! Even though my jumps were shovel made, and riding gear I had on (a t-shirt and jeans) are embarrassing to look at now....those were some of the best memories I have of growing up!

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