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Forum: Racing 03-09-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 22,041
Posted By miguez
Hey everyone, I wanted to thank everyone for...

Hey everyone,

I wanted to thank everyone for the support and encouraging words. It's been a tough set of weeks, but it gets better every day.



Thank you for the tip Tom, I'd love to do...
Forum: Racing 02-07-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 22,041
Posted By miguez
Well, so the news I was hoping would never come...

Well, so the news I was hoping would never come have arrived, they are shutting down the branch I work at. That means I had to stop all racing efforts, at least for the moment, until I figure out...
Forum: Racing 01-28-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 22,041
Posted By miguez
Hey Kanook, not looking likely, still waiting to...

Hey Kanook, not looking likely, still waiting to hear, shouldn't be long. Sitting here hoping, but bummed.
Forum: Racing 01-16-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 22,041
Posted By miguez
Whitey! Great to hear from you man! Thanks for...

Whitey! Great to hear from you man! Thanks for the attention...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 22,041
Posted By miguez
yes, but it will have to wait one more week or...

yes, but it will have to wait one more week or so, the direction of a large part of my life is at risk at the moment, waiting to see what will happen...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 705,506
Posted By miguez
WAIVER: Not trying to start a flame war. Just...

WAIVER: Not trying to start a flame war. Just stating my opinion.

I have been watching Formula 1 for a long time (circa 85) and I can honestly say the majority of word champions had in common the...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 100,059
Posted By miguez
Bill, we know why it ends, not how! Really...

Bill, we know why it ends, not how! Really awesome stuff. Like crankshaft said, I really enjoy the style of narrative, thank you!
Forum: Racing 01-06-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 52,237
Posted By miguez
Getting ready to order a roll chart holder,...

Getting ready to order a roll chart holder, looking at this (http://www.enduroeng.com/ProductDetail.jsp?LISTID=8000013C-1177528226). Not sure there's much difference between brands at this price...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 35,160
Posted By miguez
LOL, ditto!!!

LOL, ditto!!!
Forum: Racing 01-06-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 35,160
Posted By miguez
That's because you're F5ing like crazy on Ned's...

That's because you're F5ing like crazy on Ned's thread :)
Forum: Racing 01-06-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 35,160
Posted By miguez
Andrew, I'm in Ohio, if you need someone to come...

Andrew, I'm in Ohio, if you need someone to come out and ride some routes, or just somebody to ride with, let me know, I'm always looking at excuses to ride places I haven't!
Forum: Racing 01-06-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 35,160
Posted By miguez
Andrew, have you seen this post...

Andrew, have you seen this post (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16350944&postcount=61) Scott (HogWild) made in this thread?
Forum: Racing 01-05-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4,811
Views: 570,530
Posted By miguez
Agree, I'd be interested too, this could be a...

Agree, I'd be interested too, this could be a great option for training.
Forum: Racing 01-05-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 705,506
Posted By miguez
As mentioned before, this seems to be a problem...

As mentioned before, this seems to be a problem faced by all. If you have not seen this yet, the following is a video by RedBull, giving you a little insight into the KTM factory bikes being built...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 35,160
Posted By miguez
Great reply Scott. I totally get it, but it's not...

Great reply Scott. I totally get it, but it's not enough to stop me from dreaming a way in :D.

I'll be the first to admit that when I ride, I don't pay much attention to the scenery. I know, some...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 705,506
Posted By miguez
Charlie you big tease! How's that brake line...

Charlie you big tease!

How's that brake line holding up?

Bummer about Jonah, but as you said, that's rally racing. Did you ever figure out what happened to the bike?

Best of luck to you,...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 705,506
Posted By miguez
Hey Bill!!! First and foremost, very, very...

Hey Bill!!!

First and foremost, very, very glad you're ok. Second, :bow, :bow, :bow, :bow, :bow, :bow. Like BlueBull2007 said, you may not feel it right now, but you're a friggin' rock star in all...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 705,506
Posted By miguez
Hey hilslamer, great info, thanks! After reading...

Hey hilslamer, great info, thanks! After reading that I am left wondering why the top guys seem to all use Deserts? Sponsorship, I'm sure, might play a role, but I'd figure they'd be more interested...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 35,160
Posted By miguez
Scott, I know you mentioned before that you...

Scott, I know you mentioned before that you already have a good group of guys that help you scout these routes. I was wondering, though, if you had any interest in a different group, me included,...
Forum: Racing 01-03-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 38,603
Posted By miguez
Jimmy, another option would be to find some...

Jimmy, another option would be to find some people that are fairly local and are willing to rent their own bikes to you (your students, really) for a few days. They don't have to be full-on rally...
Forum: Racing 01-02-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4,811
Views: 570,530
Posted By miguez
Very cool video, and I think there were a couple...

Very cool video, and I think there were a couple of shots of Meoni riding the 950, yeah? Awesome!
Forum: Racing 01-02-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 705,506
Posted By miguez
The ASO just reported Ned is through WP1, time...

The ASO just reported Ned is through WP1, time 1h06m, 14m behind leaders!

Cody is still hanging on to fourth place, only a minute and a half behind the Coma/Despres battle.

Street might have...
Forum: Racing 12-31-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,704
Views: 250,536
Posted By miguez
From what I can see on the picture, Neil, both...

From what I can see on the picture, Neil, both English and French are at the same time, the only language briefing that seems to be later is the Spanish one, no?

Fabio
Forum: Racing 12-14-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 52,237
Posted By miguez
Anders, That was some awesome info and...

Anders,

That was some awesome info and perfect logic. I had no idea the event would have that many volunteers. Well on you, Amy, and team for recruiting that many people!

Looking forward to...
Forum: Racing 12-14-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 52,237
Posted By miguez
That's really nice and a good idea, thanks for...

That's really nice and a good idea, thanks for sharing!
Forum: Racing 12-14-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,704
Views: 250,536
Posted By miguez
A lovely bit of technique and desert expertise at...

A lovely bit of technique and desert expertise at 09:55 in that video Neil!

By the way, I didn't know you had been putting some of these videos together, I visited your YouTube channel, great job!...
Forum: Racing 12-14-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 52,237
Posted By miguez
Those are great points Seth, I hadn't thought...

Those are great points Seth, I hadn't thought about the complications that surface when you go from volunteer to employee. Still, some sort of reward, as you mentioned, is certainly a good incentive,...
Forum: Racing 12-14-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 52,237
Posted By miguez
Yeah, I know... :wink: But perhaps that's...

Yeah, I know... :wink:

But perhaps that's the problem, right, if they could make a little money, or get swag, as you mentioned, which is a great idea, we'd be much more likely to get people to...
Forum: Racing 12-14-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 52,237
Posted By miguez
It's a good point, that it's not cheap already,...

It's a good point, that it's not cheap already, right? I too would like cheaper events, I think that goes for everybody, but at what cost is what I worry about. There's certainly a bottom line...
Forum: Racing 12-14-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 52,237
Posted By miguez
Thanks for the answer Anders. I'm an avid...

Thanks for the answer Anders. I'm an avid follower of Formula 1, and they bump into the same nature of a problem, trying to make that sport appealing and affordable to newcomer teams. Since the top...
Forum: Racing 12-13-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 52,237
Posted By miguez
Ah, right, ok, that makes me feel MUCH better! I...

Ah, right, ok, that makes me feel MUCH better! I was worried you had paid twice what it was worth.
Forum: Racing 12-13-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 38,603
Posted By miguez
Done, see here...

Done, see here (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=748949).
Forum: Racing 12-13-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 52,237
Posted By miguez
My take was simply that's what I already have on...

My take was simply that's what I already have on the bike, I understand the cost concerns, but I don't think allowing mousses makes the event any less attractive for those that can't/won't buy them....
Forum: Racing 12-12-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 52,237
Posted By miguez
Hey Seth, I have no experience with Tubliss, and...

Hey Seth, I have no experience with Tubliss, and I want to try, but I was just left scratching my head when I read that mousses were not allowed, I was curious why that was.

Maybe someone will...
Forum: Racing 12-12-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 52,237
Posted By miguez
Hey Anders, what's up with the no bib mousse...

Hey Anders, what's up with the no bib mousse rule? Any chance of getting that changed any time soon?
Forum: Racing 12-12-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 52,237
Posted By miguez
I had never heard of that tire, thanks for the...

I had never heard of that tire, thanks for the tip, I'll take a look.

Hatfield McCoy, I've heard great things about it, I'm jealous, share some pics!
Forum: Racing 12-10-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 52,237
Posted By miguez
Thanks crankshaft, I'll be sure to do both. ...

Thanks crankshaft, I'll be sure to do both.

Since I have to pull the mousses I'll give the IRC tires a try, they are pretty aggressive for sand so the grip should be great.
Forum: Racing 12-09-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 52,237
Posted By miguez
:clap precisely, role reversal!

:clap precisely, role reversal!
Forum: Racing 12-09-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 52,237
Posted By miguez
:rofl that's funny. Actually, it's also accurate,...

:rofl that's funny. Actually, it's also accurate, that's what the story revolves around!
Forum: Racing 12-09-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 52,237
Posted By miguez
Come to think of it, you being from VT reminds me...

Come to think of it, you being from VT reminds me of a great book called Live Free or Die (http://www.amazon.com/Live-Free-Die-Troy-Rising/dp/1439133328), the best Sci-Fi I ever read. So as far as...
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