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Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2008, 01:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,334
Posted By Lurch42
Anders, I wasn't saying to get a TTR125 INSTEAD...

Anders, I wasn't saying to get a TTR125 INSTEAD of the KLR. I was saying find a buddy with one and beat on it for an afternoon. :D

I have 4 buddies who are all better riders than me. One is...
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,334
Posted By Lurch42
Congrats Anders! Very exciting. My advice...

Congrats Anders! Very exciting.

My advice would be to find a friend with a little bike and beat the crap out of it. A TTR125 or XR100 would be nice. Spend time doing donuts and such and then...
Forum: Racing 02-25-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 18,105
Posted By Lurch42
If you buy Avon Distanzias, note that they make...

If you buy Avon Distanzias, note that they make them in two compounds. There is a big bike Distanzia and a Supermoto Distanzia. Only difference is the compound. (SMs are softer for the lighter SM...
Forum: Racing 02-21-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 18,105
Posted By Lurch42
Thanks for the heads up, Doug. Lurch

Thanks for the heads up, Doug.

Lurch
Forum: Racing 02-13-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By Lurch42
Thank you Anders and crew for another great...

Thank you Anders and crew for another great Sandblast experience.

Amy, sorry 'bout the stress and confusion at the end of that gas splash, but you know how I hate checking in late! :D

Good...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,950
Posted By Lurch42
Great vids! Thanks for sharing! Eric...

Great vids! Thanks for sharing!

Eric Burmeister
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,327
Posted By Lurch42
Congratulations on finishing your first rally! ...

Congratulations on finishing your first rally! Nice photos.

Lurch
Forum: Racing 02-12-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,826
Posted By Lurch42
Here's a few...

http://sandblastrally.com/2008/media/Mark-Moore-Parc-Expose/images/DSC_5872.jpg

http://sandblastrally.com/2008/media/Victor-Newman-SS7/images/Sandblast08-1598.jpg
...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,498
Posted By Lurch42
Great move, Anders. Hope to see you there.

Great move, Anders.

Hope to see you there.
Forum: Racing 11-01-2007, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By Lurch42
I hear ya Doug. I actually turned the boost down...

I hear ya Doug. I actually turned the boost down on the ol' Mazda over the weekend...still couldn't keep it on the ground, tho.

http://www.frozenmotionphotos.com/IMG_6950.jpg

Looking forward...
Forum: Racing 10-30-2007, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By Lurch42
...which begs the question... Can we run...

...which begs the question...

Can we run blowers? :D
Forum: Racing 10-09-2007, 04:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,406
Posted By Lurch42
I believe in years past the organizers let the...

I believe in years past the organizers let the rally cars be trailered out to the stages. I would expect similar treatment for bikes.

My largesse on a KTM 520 2x4 for 100m isn't even a funny...
Forum: Racing 10-04-2007, 09:35 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 18,785
Posted By Lurch42
Great photos. The data on the Aprilia said...

Great photos.

The data on the Aprilia said 98 on the stage with the long (chicaned) straight.

Top speeds rarely tell much of the story tho. Confidence and commitment to the corners do.
Forum: Racing 10-01-2007, 03:01 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 18,785
Posted By Lurch42
Thanks for the heads-up, PackMule. Mark's bike is...

Thanks for the heads-up, PackMule. Mark's bike is actually the SXV...the street legal supermoto version. His dirt wheels that he ran at BRS were some Excels he got made up for RallyMoto.

He is...
Forum: Racing 10-01-2007, 08:12 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 18,785
Posted By Lurch42
Great seeing you all again. Look forward to...

Great seeing you all again. Look forward to Sandblast. I'm gonna try to get the Katoom out there again, but we'll see. I can't chance getting hurt and not being able to push pedals and turn the...
Forum: Racing 09-25-2007, 09:14 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 18,785
Posted By Lurch42
See you all down there! I'm coming down, but not...

See you all down there! I'm coming down, but not riding this time. Wrenching for Sandblast winner, Mark Ely.

As before, if I can be of any assistance to any of the rallymoto guys, lemme know. ...
Forum: Racing 05-14-2007, 09:51 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,688
Posted By Lurch42
Right on, Andrew.:D I didn't mean to say there...

Right on, Andrew.:D I didn't mean to say there should be no rules like Death Race 2000 or something. :gun2 It is because I hold the rules in high regard that I wish to have them be clear and simple. ...
Forum: Racing 05-14-2007, 08:42 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,688
Posted By Lurch42
I can run any car I want in any rally I want. I...

I can run any car I want in any rally I want. I would think the same would hold true for RallyMoto. It just isn't practical to not let one run different bikes. What if you start the season on an old...
Forum: Racing 05-14-2007, 07:44 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,688
Posted By Lurch42
Well said, Gregor. Your "job" as a...

Well said, Gregor.

Your "job" as a RallMotoista is to go as fast as you can. The bike is just the "tool" for the job. The biggest difference in performance is not the "tool", but the man (or...
Forum: Racing 05-10-2007, 06:33 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,688
Posted By Lurch42
Andrew, Please don't think I'm picking on...

Andrew,

Please don't think I'm picking on you or anything. I am enjoying a healthy debate here. I hope I have not offended you with any of my comments...sometimes my words look a little harsh...
Forum: Racing 05-10-2007, 05:30 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,688
Posted By Lurch42
:ear

:ear
Forum: Racing 05-10-2007, 05:27 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,688
Posted By Lurch42
Yes. Any rally I've been to (50+ and counting)...

Yes. Any rally I've been to (50+ and counting) the registration and insurance gets checked at registration, including the declarations page that shows your limits of liability for BOTH the rally...
Forum: Racing 05-10-2007, 05:23 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,688
Posted By Lurch42
For the record, every part on my bike except the...

For the record, every part on my bike except the headlight mask and tires, whether in dirt or supermoto trim, has a KTM part number (right down to chain, sprockets, and brake pads). I have the cush...
Forum: Racing 05-10-2007, 02:49 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,688
Posted By Lurch42
(sigh) Sorry. Not going to trade my 2001 in on a...

(sigh) Sorry. Not going to trade my 2001 in on a 2007 (same bike, just twice the money) just so KTM gives me a piece of paper saying it's legal. Michigan State Police, the Secretary of State, and my...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By Lurch42
Whatever gog fits your face the best. Oakleys...

Whatever gog fits your face the best. Oakleys are the only ones that don't pinch off my nose and fit my face well enough to consider racing with. The tearoffs pretty much work the same in my...
Forum: Racing 05-08-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,688
Posted By Lurch42
there are some rallymoto photos posted here: ...

there are some rallymoto photos posted here:

http://www.stevekureyphotography.ifp3.com/

edit...here's some more: http://www.jrsphotography.net/rally
...
Forum: Racing 05-08-2007, 09:54 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,688
Posted By Lurch42
'at's the thing about rallying... ...at a...

'at's the thing about rallying...

...at a race, the winner is known as the guy passes the checkered flag first.

At a rally, you have to work hard all day long. Then you have to defend...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2007, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By Lurch42
Distanzias come in two compounds. Street and...

Distanzias come in two compounds. Street and supermoto. I am assuming you have the SM compound tire (softer, quicker warm up).

I run these (sm compound) on my KTM, but honestly, I don't have so...
Forum: Racing 05-07-2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,688
Posted By Lurch42
Sorry...that part was directed at Anders and Amy....

Sorry...that part was directed at Anders and Amy. Rally West Virginia is the second event on the MaxAttack! Triple Crown Rally Series for 2wd cars.

Just did the first round in Oregon a couple...
Forum: Racing 05-07-2007, 05:32 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,688
Posted By Lurch42
Gregor, Awesome report! Congrats to Chris...

Gregor,

Awesome report! Congrats to Chris and You, and DougMo and the rest of the guys. I must admit I was a bit squeamish about those roads with that gravel on them, but youse guys are the...
Forum: Racing 05-05-2007, 03:04 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,688
Posted By Lurch42
Just stay safe! And have fun.

Just stay safe!

And have fun.
Forum: Racing 05-01-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,688
Posted By Lurch42
Good luck and stay safe, all. Gregor, pm me...

Good luck and stay safe, all.

Gregor, pm me for gearing on your bike.

Lurch
Forum: Racing 04-17-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,688
Posted By Lurch42
I won't be able to make this one, guys, but do me...

I won't be able to make this one, guys, but do me a favor and be careful out there.

I'm flying out tomorrow to Oregon for a rally in the Mazda.

I look forward to hearing all the stories from...
Forum: Racing 03-20-2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,688
Posted By Lurch42
Sounds like you have nothing to worry about by...

Sounds like you have nothing to worry about by letting the motards run then!

Quite honestly, I can't even believe we are having this discussion. When I look at rally cars and think of their 2...
Forum: Racing 03-19-2007, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By Lurch42
Excellent, Jim! I read the whole thing! Nice...

Excellent, Jim! I read the whole thing! Nice documentary. And sorry if I scared yer buddy Alton on the start of Sand Trap! Didn't realize I got that sideways. I was told I showered the starter...
Forum: Racing 03-19-2007, 04:12 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,688
Posted By Lurch42
I don't, Chris. I think we are having a...

I don't, Chris. I think we are having a miscommunication of semantics, here. :lol3 When I speak of supermotos, I mean supermotos, not bikes MARKETED as supermotos. If you raced supermoto, you know...
Forum: Racing 03-19-2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,688
Posted By Lurch42
Thanks Mr. Magoo. :D I know this is an ADV site,...

Thanks Mr. Magoo. :D I know this is an ADV site, and I hope I'm not alienating anyone for saying so, but there will be different tools excelling at different rallies.

And I'll let you Adventure...
Forum: Racing 03-19-2007, 01:57 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,688
Posted By Lurch42
Let the classes work.

In my opinion, the supermoto setup is the proper tool for this one. Safest and fastest. In my opinion.

I don't think there's any way you'd get me to run a 21" tire and puny rotor on pavement. The...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2007, 01:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,811
Posted By Lurch42
Synthetic oils tend to ooze more and...

Synthetic oils tend to ooze more and non-synthetics tend to cake up as carbon on the internals more. I had best luck with blends on my YZ's and other 2 strokes. You will also likely need to repack...
Forum: Racing 03-15-2007, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By Lurch42
Chris, for the next RallyMoto event, we are going...

Chris, for the next RallyMoto event, we are going to remove your front wheel. I have seen no photographic evidence that you even use it anyway.:D
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