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Forum: Ride reports Today, 07:58 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,844
Posted By drc42
Windy Ensenada: http://youtu.be/XOIX5x935Gw

Windy Ensenada: http://youtu.be/XOIX5x935Gw
Forum: Ride reports Today, 07:48 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,844
Posted By drc42
The full team is together at last. Gregg and...

The full team is together at last. Gregg and Carmel got here this afternoon and we are all camping at a nice little surf camp a few miles north of Ensenada. We were treated to a great sunset. I...
Forum: Racing Today, 07:42 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,403
Posted By drc42
Found the San Miguel surf camp. Beautiful...

Found the San Miguel surf camp. Beautiful weather and we were treated to a great sunset.
Forum: Racing Today, 08:16 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,403
Posted By drc42
Made it to ensenada last night and wandered in...

Made it to ensenada last night and wandered in the dark looking for a campground. Did find a spot for the night but looking for something better for today. If anybody has GPS coordinates of a good...
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 07:12 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,403
Posted By drc42
No monster girls???!!!??? Can we at least get...

No monster girls???!!!??? Can we at least get some wenches from a renaissance fair?
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 06:38 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,844
Posted By drc42
Don't worry Carmel... Gregg locked your bike up...

Don't worry Carmel... Gregg locked your bike up real good. Nobody in Cali knows how to unlock a Maine combination lock.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 05:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 838
Posted By drc42
In!

In!
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,844
Posted By drc42
Actually had the tied last time too. I think...

Actually had the tied last time too. I think that was the only thing that prevented the wheel from collapsing before I could get to a stop.
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,844
Posted By drc42
Arrived in so Cal. Did some work on the bike at...

Arrived in so Cal. Did some work on the bike at the posh Escondido Super 8 and took if for a quick ride. Feels ready to race!
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,844
Posted By drc42
Bike prep

Over the past few months as I was working on the bike I shot a little video of a few bits of it. Of course there is no video of the final result, but I did manage to put in a couple of still shots...
Forum: Racing 09-20-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,172
Posted By drc42
Looks like a good turnout this year. Sorry I...

Looks like a good turnout this year. Sorry I can't be there but leaving for Baja first thing tomorrow morning!
Forum: Racing 09-19-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,403
Posted By drc42
Works for me!

Works for me!
Forum: Racing 09-19-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,403
Posted By drc42
Cool, would be good to have a little warm up and...

Cool, would be good to have a little warm up and roadbook practice before the race.

Also, cool trailer. Good idea with that roof tent mounted on it. Looks simple and comfortable.
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,844
Posted By drc42
Driving me crazy sitting here at work and knowing...

Driving me crazy sitting here at work and knowing you guys are all out west now!

Enjoying the pictures. See you guys Sunday!
Forum: Racing 09-18-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,403
Posted By drc42
Polo is heading out to sea! ...

Polo is heading out to sea!


http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/storm_graphics/EP17/refresh/EP1714W5_NL+gif/203942W5_NL_sm.gif
Forum: Racing 09-17-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,403
Posted By drc42
sunny days!

Looks like the good citizens of Cabo will be spared from tropical storm Polo.

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/storm_graphics/EP17/refresh/EP1714W5_NL_sm2+gif/173604W5_NL_sm.gif
Forum: Racing 09-17-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,403
Posted By drc42
Appreciate the help but really liking the idea of...

Appreciate the help but really liking the idea of camping. I need a couple of days before the rally to get my mind off of work and on to racing. That surf camp is looking pretty good.
Forum: Racing 09-17-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,403
Posted By drc42
Anybody have suggestions for a good campground...

Anybody have suggestions for a good campground near Ensenada? Going to be at the hotel the night before but planning on camping for a couple days before.
Forum: Racing 09-16-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,403
Posted By drc42
Hurricane Polo

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/storm_graphics/EP17/refresh/EP1714W5_NL_sm2+gif/145850W5_NL_sm.gif
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,844
Posted By drc42
Try not to look like an "upland game...

Try not to look like an "upland game bird".
Forum: Racing 09-16-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,403
Posted By drc42
Good info, was looking at the map. Is Rt 1. the...

Good info, was looking at the map. Is Rt 1. the "toll road"?

I will be flying in on Sunday the 21st and Tumu (guymanbro) is picking me up in San Diego. Would be great to do some shakedown riding...
Forum: Racing 09-15-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,403
Posted By drc42
Hope the locals get through this OK. I can...

Hope the locals get through this OK. I can barely imagine what happens when you dump that much rain on terrain like that.

Being an east coast guy I was thinking it would blow through long before...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,844
Posted By drc42
Driving me crazy knowing my bike is in Moab...

Driving me crazy knowing my bike is in Moab sitting in a trailer while I am 2500 miles away sitting at a desk!!!

See you 1 week from today :freaky
Forum: Racing 09-11-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,403
Posted By drc42
Curious if the Baja roadbooks will use the french...

Curious if the Baja roadbooks will use the french abbreviations like G/D for left to right. I can usually interpret most of those eventually... but certainly would distract me long enough to crash!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-10-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 19,680
Posted By drc42
MVTR (Merrimack Valley Trail Riders) has been...

MVTR (Merrimack Valley Trail Riders) has been very active in working to get more of the ATV trails open to bikes. The issue is mostly with land owners... or more to the point the land managers for...
Forum: Racing 09-09-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,403
Posted By drc42
We will have GPS (required in fact to record the...

We will have GPS (required in fact to record the tracks) but they are not going to give the tracks or anything to follow is what they mean.

From what I hear they will give us a few "escape...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,844
Posted By drc42
Can I scavenge it for parts when my WR breaks...

Can I scavenge it for parts when my WR breaks down :evil
Forum: Racing 09-09-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,403
Posted By drc42
Looks like mx1west has the mefo mousse in stock...

Looks like mx1west has the mefo mousse in stock in that size. That might work for you.

But yeah, those Bridgestone UHD tubes are nearly as heavy as the tire, you will want to still carry at least...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,844
Posted By drc42
In the 2012 Mexican 1000 we did just a few miles...

In the 2012 Mexican 1000 we did just a few miles of those San Felipe whoops and it felt like it took me forever. I don't know how those pro guys can skip right through that for 60 miles.

Curious...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 4,656
Views: 261,971
Posted By drc42
For those who have not seen this yet.......

For those who have not seen this yet.... guymanbro and I will be doing the Baja Rally in a couple weeks with top notch support from TinMan207 and MargaritaMotoress!
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 19,680
Posted By drc42
:nod that would have been it. I rode it Sunday...

:nod that would have been it. I rode it Sunday and was thinking it probably crossed this route someplace... unfortunately I dropped my bike hard a couple times early in the ride and cracked my...
Forum: Racing 09-09-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 1,704
Views: 250,710
Posted By drc42
Loved your Baja story, thought the writing was...

Loved your Baja story, thought the writing was better than mine! Was mostly trying to get Ted to join us in Baja this year.
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,844
Posted By drc42
Glad to see Huck's old bike lives on!

Glad to see Huck's old bike lives on!
Forum: Racing 09-09-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1,704
Views: 250,710
Posted By drc42
Perhaps a first hand account of racing the Baja...

Perhaps a first hand account of racing the Baja Rally... just a couple weeks away! RMS has full fly and ride packages available.
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,844
Posted By drc42
Hmmm.... now there's a strategy... get Hengveld...

Hmmm.... now there's a strategy... get Hengveld drunk each night and see if Mr. Baja can still ride (and navigate) with a hangover :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-08-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 44,849
Views: 2,596,784
Posted By drc42
Wow, Guzzis really are for old guys! Sounds...

Wow, Guzzis really are for old guys!

Sounds like EvilClown bought the right bike :lol3
Forum: Racing 09-08-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,403
Posted By drc42
Can you swing by my place on your way? Only...

Can you swing by my place on your way? Only around 2000 mile detour. Ride the gold wing, you will barely notice the extra miles.
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,844
Posted By drc42
That's me on the left with my JVO Yamaha WR450f. ...

That's me on the left with my JVO Yamaha WR450f. Some of you may know me as that guy with the crazy plan to do the Dakar. While I don't know if that will ever happen I am having some fun and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-06-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 44,849
Views: 2,596,784
Posted By drc42
Lazy slacker.

Lazy slacker.
Forum: Racing 09-03-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,704
Views: 250,710
Posted By drc42
Hey Ted, you ever talk to Whitehorse about...

Hey Ted, you ever talk to Whitehorse about publishing your book? I saw this one that is just out and really makes me wonder why TFTB wasn't a whitehorse title!
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