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I saw #12 @ the gym today...

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Well I was spinning on the bicycles at the gym today, and in walked David Vuillemin. He was with his girlfriend, wife, or fiance who was absolutely beautiful. There was only one bike open, and it happened to be next to me. I gave him a smile when he walked up, and he knew I knew who he was. He said he's been feelin good, and I asked him about his bike off the line. He gave a frown, but says he's workin hard to get off the line faster. Really a pretty cool guy. It's nice, I've seen him, Chad Reed, Michael Byrne, all at the LA Fitness in Murrieta. I guess I'm blessed to be where I am, I'm gonna head up to Corona and watch everyone ride @ the factory test tracks.

Peace,

~Jay

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i always wondered what it'd be like to have famous MX'ers grabbing a bite to eat at the local pizzaria or shopping for groceries at the supermarket. Only in So.Cal..:cry:

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i always wondered what it'd be like to have famous MX'ers grabbing a bite to eat at the local pizzaria or shopping for groceries at the supermarket. Only in So.Cal..:cry:
it would be much funnier to see him around back of the pizza shop smokin a joint....as you are about to lite one up too ofcourse:D

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I saw DV a couple of years ago at a Holiday Inn while at the Steel City National. He was eating breakfast (on race day) and had a huge freakin pile of bacon/eggs/pancakes, etc. We couldn't believe it!!.....Sure didn't seem to affect him when the gate dropped. We spoke w/ him briefly, but you couldn't be more spot on......supe nice guy, very friendly, and in my opinion, one of the greatest talents this sport has ever seen.

Dude's got a style all his own.:cry:

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Yeah, I've bumped in to Michael Byrne in the Albertons down the street. I've also been fortunate enough to play several rounds of golf with Jeremy McGrath. You think he's fast on a motorcycle, check him out in a golf cart!

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You wont believe this but I got to meet and actually ride with the infamous EGO (J Lorenz) at hollister. Man, that guy was fast!!!

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he's is very close to my favorite rider of all time. he just looks cool when he's riding. the heel clickers he throws are fun to watch too.

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Ive got passed.....No scratch that... Dang near blown off the track by Mike Larocco at Red Bud during an open practice. Too cool. really puts it into perspective when one of these guys screams past you.....I SUCK!!! :cry:

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I saw David Bailey at a 10K road race in Greensboro, NC back when he was in his prime. Looked surprised that some skinny legged local kid knew who he was. He was nice though....

Saw Ricky Johnson at Best Buy in Charlotte, NC several years ago while he was shopping with his wife. Said hello and talked briefly....

Damon Bradshaw showed up at one of our local hare scrambles just as he was getting started on the 125's. Quit after the first lap after getting hurt or a having a flat tire..

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Saw Jeremy McGrath in a Mall In Fresno once YEARS ago, gave him a :cry: & said "Nice Race last week dude!" (he was in a NorCal National the week before)

he just laughed & said "Thanks dude!" :cry:

Other than that I've seen a good few Movie Stars when I was in Calli, to me things like that just get the " :cry: Big Deal! :cry: " Reaction. :cry:

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Ive got passed.....No scratch that... Dang near blown off the track by Mike Larocco at Red Bud during an open practice. Too cool. really puts it into perspective when one of these guys screams past you.....I SUCK!!! :cry:

Hah, well I have one upped you! :cry:

I actually passed Mike Larraco on the night track! :cry:

(Well, he was sitting on his bike on the side of the track, BUT I PASSED HIM!!!!) :cry::cry:

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Hah, well I have one upped you! :cry:

I actually passed Mike Larraco on the night track! :cry:

(Well, he was sitting on his bike on the side of the track, BUT I PASSED HIM!!!!) :cry::cry:

I bet you can beat him in a holeshot.

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he's is very close to my favorite rider of all time. he just looks cool when he's riding. the heel clickers he throws are fun to watch too.

haah

hes french!!!

he rides like a goof because hes about 7ft tall!

and if im not mistaken he slaps

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haah

hes french!!!

he rides like a goof because hes about 7ft tall!

and if im not mistaken he slaps

:cry::cry: I could not of put it better!

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I'd rather not have to chew when I breathe which is necessary with all the smog in socal. I'll stay up in norcal. It can be cool to see people in person. They film alot of movies where i live so I've seen quite a few "stars".

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