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Old July 21st, 2011, 03:06 PM   #1
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Default Would you let your 12 yr old do this?

Not me.

http://autoholics.com/2010/12/27/12-...Busa----485784
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Old July 21st, 2011, 03:08 PM   #2
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My kid won't be a pussy, so, yes.
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Old July 21st, 2011, 03:17 PM   #3
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i was going to let my 5year old race my drag sled this year. it will take 200 lbs off the sled and be faster
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Old July 21st, 2011, 03:20 PM   #4
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Could he yes, would I let him no! My boy is 7
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Old July 21st, 2011, 03:29 PM   #5
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no. my two older sons 13 & 16 and I race mx though dont know why this would not be ok, seems a little too dangerous for a 12 year old.
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Old July 21st, 2011, 03:37 PM   #6
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I would have been up to the challenge when I was his age. If my boy would have had the same drive as me when he hit 12, yes, I would let him. (with the proper training)
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Old July 21st, 2011, 04:05 PM   #7
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I would let my son but he would build up to it. I'm sure this boy in the video did as well.

Last summer we saw a 13 yr old on a 250 at the MX track. He had to use a foot and a half tall block to get on the bike. The bike looked huge under the kid. The kid flew on the bike due to his weight though. He was something to see.
I can see my 10 year old wanting to do that some day.
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Old July 21st, 2011, 04:34 PM   #8
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The kid's uncle wrote:
By: TwiztedBirdman
12/27/2010 6:00 PM
And I can say that the kids absolutely talented in many ways. Glad to be the uncle of this fella. Please help us get this video out there to help persue the young mans dream. -Thanks-

He's clearly an English teacher.

The kid himself wrote:
By: Busamartin
12/27/2010 6:07 PM
Im the rider of the bike. I was very proud of myself and everyone that has helped me when i got a phone call saying your on this website and to see it on here is a big relief please help get this video out there. Im trying to get a sponcership so id appreciate your help im accepting anything and all offers.. Thank you Terry Martin..

The kid should be forced to do his English homework before he rides any more.
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Old July 21st, 2011, 04:35 PM   #9
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Looked like the kid almost lost it on his second run. I hope he isnt in over his head.
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Old July 21st, 2011, 05:41 PM   #10
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considering there are some grown men who can't handle a busa to it's full potential i'm very impressed. the kid either has a death wish, or some serious ambition to race hard. i give him props for sure.
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Old July 21st, 2011, 05:47 PM   #11
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that kid sucks and if his parents can't afford to send him racing then he shouldn't be racing...sponsorship, thats fucking laughable...on top that they are drag racing..can you get any more redneck then drag racing? Talk about a low brow sport with no skill
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Old July 21st, 2011, 06:13 PM   #12
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that kid sucks and if his parents can't afford to send him racing then he shouldn't be racing...sponsorship, thats fucking laughable...on top that they are drag racing..can you get any more redneck then drag racing? Talk about a low brow sport with no skill
In your opinion, what sports require skill?
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Old July 21st, 2011, 06:19 PM   #13
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In your opinion, what sports require skill?
Web wheeling
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Old July 22nd, 2011, 07:37 AM   #14
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Could he yes, would I let him no! My boy is 7
X2, probably already does and I just dont know about it.
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Old July 22nd, 2011, 07:44 AM   #15
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well if you consider guys like Pastranna have been riding since they were 4 he may have many years on a cycle. its just not visible from where we stand. he maybe has a career ahead of him or a coffin depending how well prepared he is.
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Old July 22nd, 2011, 12:32 PM   #16
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I'd wait till the kid was at least 145 months old.
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Old July 22nd, 2011, 02:36 PM   #17
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Kid's got balls, that's for sure.. He's not good enough for a sponsorship though.
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Old July 22nd, 2011, 03:33 PM   #18
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I would not let my boys, they have ZERO fear.
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Old July 22nd, 2011, 04:28 PM   #19
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my 7 yearold has more drive and ability to pick up anything he tries to do..the little guy has more ability at 7 than my oldest had at 15...
i say if you start your kids off early and are supportive of them trying things and encourage them to keep at it i think that they should be able to do whatever they want...
12 on a busa maybe not HOWEVER!!!!! like said above i would be leary to let them climb on a busa if they are able to ride it within there ability level
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Old July 22nd, 2011, 11:28 PM   #20
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Ride it like it's stolen......(it may be)
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