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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-06-2014, 05:19 PM
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Posted By nobrakes
Very sad news. Condolences to the Steele family...

Very sad news. Condolences to the Steele family and friends. RIP
Forum: Racing 04-04-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 209,650
Posted By nobrakes
I didn't think it was quite a non-answer, but you...

I didn't think it was quite a non-answer, but you are right, the issue of riders flying by was irrelevant in this case since the race was red flagged. They could have taken all the time they needed...
Forum: Racing 04-04-2014, 06:53 AM
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Views: 209,650
Posted By nobrakes
Ask Ping

Most recent Ask Ping has relevance to recent discussions here:

http://racerxonline.com/2014/04/04/ask-ping
Forum: Racing 03-29-2014, 04:51 PM
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Views: 209,650
Posted By nobrakes
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Racing 03-29-2014, 04:38 PM
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Views: 209,650
Posted By nobrakes
You have a link for that?

You have a link for that?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-23-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 19,340
Views: 1,049,189
Posted By nobrakes
Outback Hare Scramble

Another great hare scramble at Outback is in the books. It was GREAT seeing everyone. I have to say that one was one of the toughest ones yet. It was super fast in some sections I thought my bike...
Forum: Racing 03-15-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 209,650
Posted By nobrakes
Tape delay is fine by me ... back when the...

Tape delay is fine by me ... back when the coverage was on Speed, it's only been the last few years that even only about half the races were shown live, and several of the 1-hour recap cliff-note...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 19,340
Views: 1,049,189
Posted By nobrakes
Ante up. I'm in the game. :) Even though it was...

Ante up. I'm in the game. :) Even though it was built in a factory of dyslexics, kicker, chain, choke, gas valve - everything's on the wrong side. :lol3
...
Forum: Racing 03-08-2014, 05:47 AM
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Views: 209,650
Posted By nobrakes
No plywood under the Daytona track. :clap

No plywood under the Daytona track. :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-23-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19,340
Views: 1,049,189
Posted By nobrakes
First HCHSA hare scramble of the season in March...

First HCHSA hare scramble of the season in March 9th at Brown Jug. I'm planning on being there. I think both of you raced that one a few years back, 2011 maybe. Hope to see you there. If you need...
Forum: Racing 02-20-2014, 04:51 PM
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Views: 209,650
Posted By nobrakes
I heard Aldon had some riding tips for Kenny on...

I heard Aldon had some riding tips for Kenny on how to handle it better next time.
Forum: Racing 02-09-2014, 11:28 AM
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Views: 209,650
Posted By nobrakes
Officials would just mess that up, too. And...

Officials would just mess that up, too. And unless the blinking was inside their goggles, I doubt the riders would see it. Maybe have Jeff Alessi light up the lappers with a green laser in their...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-05-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 19,340
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Posted By nobrakes
Had a blast! Love that bike you have, Magoo. ...

Had a blast! Love that bike you have, Magoo. That thing is just too cool! Thanks much for the tour. :beer
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-14-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 19,340
Views: 1,049,189
Posted By nobrakes
Yup. :deal They are about 2.5-3 hours from...

Yup. :deal

They are about 2.5-3 hours from you, but their shop rates are very reasonable and they are the only shop I'd trust to do any serious engine work. It's just not worth taking the chance...
Forum: Racing 12-31-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 964
Posted By nobrakes
I raced Sandlapper a few years ago, lots of fun...

I raced Sandlapper a few years ago, lots of fun and a well-run event. We had a lot of rain the night before and the course held up well. You're in for a good time.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-14-2013, 04:53 PM
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Posted By nobrakes
I tried them once on the front, it was just...

I tried them once on the front, it was just before a Hatfield trip and the inner high pressure tube ruptured at the valve stem as I was inflating it. This gave me little confidence in the system...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-07-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 19,340
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Posted By nobrakes
I'm sure there are plenty that can do it. My...

I'm sure there are plenty that can do it. My preference has always been GDR in Wilkesboro, if that's not too far away for you. Top notch shop. They fully disassembled my 200 XC-W down to the cases...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-26-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By nobrakes
Jimmy Lewis Adventure Riding Class in NC Dec 14-15

Wanted to bring your attention to a regional event in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina - an ADV riding class taught by Jimmy Lewis on Dec 14-15. I don't think it's too often that he gets out here to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-24-2013, 07:31 PM
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Posted By nobrakes
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-14-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19,340
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Posted By nobrakes
I'll just wait a little while and buy yours when...

I'll just wait a little while and buy yours when you upgrade. :deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-13-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 19,340
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Posted By nobrakes
I'm riding pretty frequently, haven't in the past...

I'm riding pretty frequently, haven't in the past few weeks though, just been covered up with work. Last time I rode was with Boss at the Mid-East race at Outback. Had a fantastic time. The...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-12-2013, 05:18 PM
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Posted By nobrakes
Congrats TW! :clap You've taken it to...

Congrats TW! :clap

You've taken it to another level.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-07-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 19,340
Views: 1,049,189
Posted By nobrakes
Great job, IFF! !!! WARNING WARNING WARNING...

Great job, IFF!

!!! WARNING WARNING WARNING !!!

Racing is addictive and can result in the most serious adrenaline inducing, heart pounding, action packed 2 hours of your life.

Some people...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-07-2013, 03:06 PM
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Posted By nobrakes
:nod

:nod
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-23-2013, 08:14 AM
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Posted By nobrakes
Glad the trials camp weekend was a success. The...

Glad the trials camp weekend was a success. The best money I've ever spent on bikes has been on training. And gas, of course. :-)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-26-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 19,340
Views: 1,049,189
Posted By nobrakes
I usually have some pretty decent take-offs...

I usually have some pretty decent take-offs around, but I don't have anything that's a 19. If you're looking for a decent dirt rear, Cycle Gear, at least the local one here, carries Dunlop MX51's in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-19-2013, 07:39 PM
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Posted By nobrakes
KTRMN8R - hang in there. Strength is one of...

KTRMN8R - hang in there. Strength is one of those things that you don't know you have until you draw on it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-02-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19,340
Views: 1,049,189
Posted By nobrakes
Mideast Hare Scramble at Outback Oct 20

Looks like the Mideast race at Outback is approaching pretty quickly. Oct 20. Anyone thinking of racing it? They put on a good event there. Who's in?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 19,340
Views: 1,049,189
Posted By nobrakes
Not Outback, but did get some riding in today...

Not Outback, but did get some riding in today with IFixFords, Mike (not sure his adv handle), and fast Rick, who continues to live up to his name. :-)

Mother Nature had taken her summer toll and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19,340
Views: 1,049,189
Posted By nobrakes
+1 :clap Let us know how it goes.

+1 :clap Let us know how it goes.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19,340
Views: 1,049,189
Posted By nobrakes
Out of context. That is not at ALL what I meant....

Out of context. That is not at ALL what I meant. Not even close! :lol3

Thanks on the foot. I have now ridden twice since breaking it. It's feeling pretty good now. I need to get down to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-10-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19,340
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Posted By nobrakes
Do what ncTB said, just go out and have fun. ...

Do what ncTB said, just go out and have fun. Most of the older guys like me view them as organized trial rides where you are encouraged to go fast and wreck as opposed to the kind of rides that are...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-03-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19,340
Views: 1,049,189
Posted By nobrakes
I used to own one. The KLX250S is notorious for...

I used to own one. The KLX250S is notorious for that. The fuel goes stale in the carb bowl really quickly or something, maybe related to small pilot jet, or a combination. To avoid that in the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 19,340
Views: 1,049,189
Posted By nobrakes
Yeah it's really been no fun at all. I was all...

Yeah it's really been no fun at all. I was all set to really enjoy that race, feeling good, riding decent (for me), and ready have some serious fun after a stressful week at work, and then 30...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-06-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 19,340
Views: 1,049,189
Posted By nobrakes
Great to see you getting out, norbvr, it's been a...

Great to see you getting out, norbvr, it's been a long time! Bike looks great.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-24-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 19,340
Views: 1,049,189
Posted By nobrakes
I'm fine. I get some aftermarket hardware in my...

I'm fine. I get some aftermarket hardware in my leg on Friday. And I'm saving my meds as much as I can for when I get better. :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-23-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19,340
Views: 1,049,189
Posted By nobrakes
Thanks for the well wishes. Got the hole...

Thanks for the well wishes.

Got the hole shot, rounded a big right handed bowl turn still in the lead, immediately after that, I came down hard onto flat ground after an up hill kicker had me up...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-22-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 19,340
Views: 1,049,189
Posted By nobrakes
Not good. Broken tibia. I got the hole shot and...

Not good. Broken tibia. I got the hole shot and I didn't wreck. So riddle that one out. :lol3
Forum: Racing 04-17-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,781
Views: 174,021
Posted By nobrakes
Bowers has put so many people over the berm he...

Bowers has put so many people over the berm he could fill a stadium. He's just getting what he gives.

Disclaimer: I haven't actually seen the footage, so if its horribly blatant, I may change my...
Forum: Racing 04-17-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2,781
Views: 174,021
Posted By nobrakes
I resemble that remark. :evil

I resemble that remark. :evil
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