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Forum: Racing Today, 12:44 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
I adjusted the size down a bit and tightened...

I adjusted the size down a bit and tightened things up:
Moto Front Sticker x1: Width: 7.25” x Height 8”
Car Side Stickers x2: Width: 14.5” x Height 16”
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 02:46 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
What size would you like it to be? I'm going to...

What size would you like it to be? I'm going to finalize the artwork tonight, so this is the last opportunity to affect the outcome.

Thanks to Mark (Baja Dad) for off loading us and handling the...
Forum: Racing 03-24-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
As Baja Dad said, he's having Cortez Rally number...

As Baja Dad said, he's having Cortez Rally number plate stickers made for everyone. If you picked a number when registering on the NORRA site, we'll try to give you that number. If you didn't pick...
Forum: Hacks 03-24-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By HogWild
Yes, but that is with an aired down 8" wide BFG...

Yes, but that is with an aired down 8" wide BFG Mud Terrain tire on the back, pretty big car tires front and side, and 100hp. Flotation and momentum are what gets you through. As Strong Bad said,...
Forum: Racing 03-23-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
We still have ONE entry opening for Cortez Rally...

We still have ONE entry opening for Cortez Rally that includes a free room in both Mexicali and Ensenada. Up to this point everyone who has entered Cortez will get these free rooms. After this next...
Forum: Racing 03-20-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
Joe and I discussing Banzai dune downhill: ...

Joe and I discussing Banzai dune downhill:
<iframe width="420" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/EwgtFZk0kBA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Here we are doing some HP...
Forum: Racing 03-19-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
Here's the down hill side of Banzai Hill. There...

Here's the down hill side of Banzai Hill. There are no signs of anyone having ridden down it before, so hopefully this will be a new experience for everyone who makes it to that point in Cortez...
Forum: Racing 03-17-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
Here's a super short clip of Joe cresting the...

Here's a super short clip of Joe cresting the approach to the massive Banzai dune downhill in Cortez Rally (http://norra.com/cortez_rally.php). He took my word over the radio that it wasn't a...
Forum: Racing 03-17-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
Here's Joe finding the Dead Truck WPM (Waypoint...

Here's Joe finding the Dead Truck WPM (Waypoint Masked). Once you get close, your GPS will lead you to this point in the middle of nowhere. Then on to a new compass heading. This is in Sonora,...
Forum: Racing 03-16-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
Just back from another Cortez Rally recon and...

Just back from another Cortez Rally recon and prerun trip in the huge Sonora dunes. Joe Hauler joined in the fun this time, and we had a blast! Here's a vid of Joe getting to the back side of...
Forum: Racing 03-12-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By HogWild
The owner of ICO (Dave Peckham) is a member here,...

The owner of ICO (Dave Peckham) is a member here, and regular here in the racing forum. I'm sure he would have answered already, except he is racing the Tuareg Rally right now. Maybe go to the ICO...
Forum: Racing 03-11-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
Looks like Joe Hauler and I are going out for a...

Looks like Joe Hauler and I are going out for a recon and prerun trip this weekend. Earlier I had visions of putting this downhill into the course, in a moto only section. But the course layout...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-10-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By HogWild
Small gas station, motel, a few campsites. ...

Small gas station, motel, a few campsites.

Restaurant, small store, no gas.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-10-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By HogWild
There are multiple gas stations in the town of...

There are multiple gas stations in the town of Panguitch.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-10-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By HogWild
Google Earth and Google Street View are your...

Google Earth and Google Street View are your friend...


Motorhome type camping, possibly with hookups.
Boat launch and docks.
Possibly a small store, no apparent gas.

Restaurant with $11.95...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-05-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 117,054
Posted By HogWild
You can have a lot more than just one track over...

You can have a lot more than just one track over 500 points, and more than 20 tracks total using this technique. Name them ACTIVE LOG 001, ACTIVE LOG 002, etc. I've often had 50 or more tracks loaded...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-04-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 784
Views: 117,054
Posted By HogWild
I concur with the above comments. I have...

I concur with the above comments.

I have five 78 units (not 78s). The added price for the "s" is not worth it to me. GPSCity.com has the best price on the 78, $169.95.

You can load WAY more...
Forum: Racing 03-03-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
Darren in his Kia doing recon in the dunes... ...

Darren in his Kia doing recon in the dunes...
<iframe width="420" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/TV8S7brs6QY" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Racing 03-03-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
Just back from another scouting and pre-running...

Just back from another scouting and pre-running trip. We found some really cool new stuff, and verified that some of the tough sections would be passable by car. For the car test, Darren took his...
Forum: Racing 02-24-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
Thanks for your gutsy move! We're working hard to...

Thanks for your gutsy move! We're working hard to make the course passable even by a 4WD Subaru. It will be plenty challenging, but fun!

Another from our pre-running trip a week ago...
...
Forum: Racing 02-22-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
Luc Valentin, who is entered in Cortez Rally just...

Luc Valentin, who is entered in Cortez Rally just finished two days of roadbook navigation practice at Dumont Dunes (https://www.google.com/maps/@35.6793465,-116.2298306,1513m/data=!3m1!1e3). He...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-21-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,366
Posted By HogWild
If the map is on the microSD card, and the card...

If the map is on the microSD card, and the card is in the slot behind the batteries, the map will show up on the screen as long as THAT map is enabled in the map settings.

To access the map...
Forum: Racing 02-20-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 30,538
Posted By HogWild
I got to test the prototype Rallye MAX last...

I got to test the prototype Rallye MAX last weekend while scouting and prerunning the Cortez Rally (http://norra.com/cortez_rally.php). That display is HUGE, yet still fits in the same compact space...
Forum: Racing 02-17-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
Guess where we were on Valentine's Day? We're...

Guess where we were on Valentine's Day? We're making big sacrifices for you guys!

Here's Darren preparing his Valentine's message for his wife back home...
...
Forum: Racing 02-17-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
Get your Monday night room as needed. When you...

Get your Monday night room as needed. When you get to signup Tuesday, we'll get you hooked up so hopefully you can stay in the same room.
Forum: Racing 02-16-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
Darren and I spent the weekend in Sonora...

Darren and I spent the weekend in Sonora prerunning parts of the Cortez Rally day 1 and day 2 stages.

As part of that we proved the new WPM (Waypoint Masked), i.e. "hidden" waypoint concept we...
Forum: Racing 02-16-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
Yes, the Montana is acceptable.

Yes, the Montana is acceptable.
Forum: Racing 02-16-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
Yes, my first choice is the Garmin 78. It's the...

Yes, my first choice is the Garmin 78. It's the newer generation unit, where the 60cx or 60csx are previous generation. If you're on a super tight budget, the 60 will do fine at a low used price. ...
Forum: Racing 02-12-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
We don't have the hourly schedule worked out yet,...

We don't have the hourly schedule worked out yet, but I would aim for a noon as a LAST MINUTE arrival. Earlier (like 8:00am) would take some stress off us, and probably you too, and keep you from...
Forum: Racing 02-12-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
Scott Bright is IN, I think as full Cortez...

Scott Bright is IN, I think as full Cortez Challenge, but at least Cortez Rally.

And there are 4 others who have told me they'll be entered in Cortez soon.
Forum: Racing 02-09-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
Tim Lett and Luc Valentin (aka gagnaou) are both...

Tim Lett and Luc Valentin (aka gagnaou) are both Cortez (Rally at least, not sure about Challenge).
Forum: Racing 02-09-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
After you're entered, use that photo to stress...

After you're entered, use that photo to stress how important it is that she keep an eye on the roadbook, especially the !!! danger marks!

Cool, that shot is taken while flying right over Glamis. ...
Forum: Racing 02-09-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
That is exactly correct. It does pain me greatly...

That is exactly correct. It does pain me greatly to do it in miles. But it would be even worse for the Cortez Challenge competitors to have to switch from kilometers to miles in the middle of the...
Forum: Racing 02-08-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
The English is there in even greater detail, so...

The English is there in even greater detail, so it's not like you're missing anything. And since Cortez Rally is the closest thing to Dakar you'll find in North America and it's a bit of a Dakar...
Forum: Racing 02-08-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
For those new to roadbook navigation, here's my...

For those new to roadbook navigation, here's my roadbook helper sheet for the Cortez Rally. It seems a lot of people get the impression that rally navigation is hard. It's actually pretty basic...
Forum: Racing 02-07-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
Fantastic! And don't worry, your trip to...

Fantastic!

And don't worry, your trip to Dumont Dunes to ride with a few of our training roadbooks will get you up to speed on the navigation. It's not that tough, a little practice and you'll be...
Forum: Racing 02-05-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
A few more photos from our Cortez Rally preruns: ...

A few more photos from our Cortez Rally preruns:
http://diabolicalrally.com/photos/prerun1/P1010367q_x1024.jpg

http://diabolicalrally.com/photos/prerun1/P1010407u_x1024.jpg
Forum: Racing 02-04-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
I've listened to some NORRA discussions about the...

I've listened to some NORRA discussions about the M1K entry fees and I think their approach is to increase the fun factor for competitors rather than change the entry fee at this late date. I know...
Forum: Racing 02-04-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
NORRA is working on a press release for the...

NORRA is working on a press release for the Mexican 1000 bike crowd. It's supposed to be out today, . . . maybe. I think they will announce that the Mexican 1000 GPS file will be distributed to all...
Forum: Racing 02-03-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 30,882
Posted By HogWild
In the first two days of Cortez there are few if...

In the first two days of Cortez there are few if any whoops, as it's all on roads and terrain that have never been raced, and in many cases rarely used at all. Also, the first two days have few if...
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