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Forum: Racing 02-20-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,930
Posted By drc42
I saw that diesel KLR last year at tech but it...

I saw that diesel KLR last year at tech but it wasn't at the start. Were there plans to race it last year but ran into problems? Was curious what the story was.

Very cool effort, always good to...
Forum: Racing 01-22-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,964
Posted By drc42
I have used the Leatt since I got into racing. I...

I have used the Leatt since I got into racing. I have a couple of jackets that are cut specifically to fit around it. I have a "hot weather" Acerbis and a "water resistant" (no NOT water proof) one...
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 35,428
Posted By drc42
Can you tell I was excited to reach the finish of...

Can you tell I was excited to reach the finish of the rally? That was the end of the last special which was by far my best day. Lots of tricky navigation allowed even a slow rider like me have a...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,964
Posted By drc42
Looks like I am not going to make this one. Too...

Looks like I am not going to make this one. Too much stuff going on here in my professional life again...

You guys have fun!
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,930
Posted By drc42
Any chance of revisiting that requirement? Last...

Any chance of revisiting that requirement? Last year several people found that sat phones were mostly useless when they needed to make contact... especially when both parties were on sat phones. ...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,964
Posted By drc42
Yes, but... Having gears that can pull well out...

Yes, but... Having gears that can pull well out of the corners doesn't matter for guys like you who don't slow down for the corners! For us non former pro racers we tend to slow down and need to get...
Forum: Racing 12-29-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,964
Posted By drc42
So we need a medical exam to race now???? :huh

So we need a medical exam to race now???? :huh
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-21-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4,758
Views: 293,635
Posted By drc42
Yeah, cross posting is good. I spend 12 hours a...

Yeah, cross posting is good. I spend 12 hours a day in front of a computer as it is.... don't have another 4 hours a day to keep up with the Maine thread.

But... once again I am going to miss...
Forum: Racing 12-20-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 68,888
Posted By drc42
Absolutely, at least have categories for regions....

Absolutely, at least have categories for regions. While I would love to ride more west coast routes normally I am more interested in something just a bit closer to home.
Forum: Racing 12-17-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,964
Posted By drc42
Oh we have plenty of rally ambience at the...

Oh we have plenty of rally ambience at the campground. Yeah it can get a little chilly but in the past I have brought an electric heater and got a site with electrical hookup. I have a Sprinter van...
Forum: Racing 12-17-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,964
Posted By drc42
Nice! That is the spirit of rally :thumb

Nice! That is the spirit of rally :thumb
Forum: Racing 12-14-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,964
Posted By drc42
Andrew, you are not going to do this on a bike? ...

Andrew, you are not going to do this on a bike? Too bad 2-strokes are banned in the rules, would live to see you rip it up with that SC500 :ricky
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-06-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4,758
Views: 293,635
Posted By drc42
Tumu's bike was stolen!!!

Tumu (GuyManBro) had his rally bike stolen in RI yesterday. Keep your eyes out. Not exactly an easily hidden bike, hopefully somebody sees it!

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1028746
Forum: Racing 11-25-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,964
Posted By drc42
Yeah! Do the sportster! Should be awesome in...

Yeah! Do the sportster! Should be awesome in deep sand! :evil




I like to encourage such things just to improve my chances of not being last :lol3
Forum: Racing 11-25-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,736
Posted By drc42
Crc 2015?

Saw a post about a RR 2015. Any news on a potential CRC in 2015?
:ear
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 35,428
Posted By drc42
Heh... yeah a bit worried when the "trail"...

Heh... yeah a bit worried when the "trail" consisted of riding against traffic when there was no median.... but that is certainly a memory that is going to stick with me :D
Forum: Racing 11-25-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,964
Posted By drc42
Nice summary. One thing I would add is pay...

Nice summary. One thing I would add is pay attention to who the rider who started each stage before you. Very helpful on the next stage since you will (normally) be starting the next stage after...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-17-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4,758
Views: 293,635
Posted By drc42
I have a set of studded tires from Kevins I...

I have a set of studded tires from Kevins I bought 3 or 4 years ago. They have held up well. These are the "medium" length studs, thinking about buying a new set of tires with the longer studs this...
Forum: Racing 11-11-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,930
Posted By drc42
Scotty, "I believe so" isn't really much of an...

Scotty, "I believe so" isn't really much of an answer. As the organizer of the event hopefully you can provide an official "yes" or "no" on this prior to next year's event. This year I ended up...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-06-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 47,630
Views: 2,923,745
Posted By drc42
Says the man who sold his air cooled bike and...

Says the man who sold his air cooled bike and bought some fancy Honda thing :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-06-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 47,630
Views: 2,923,745
Posted By drc42
Really don't like the direction KTM is going. I...

Really don't like the direction KTM is going. I will certainly be keeping my 990.... however gotta admit I do like that new Honda.
Forum: Racing 11-05-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,964
Posted By drc42
Always my favorite RallyMoto event! Seth,...

Always my favorite RallyMoto event!

Seth, you going to be on 2 wheels or 4 for this one?
Forum: Racing 11-02-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 62,131
Posted By drc42
Looks like Scotty has started a thread for Baja...

Looks like Scotty has started a thread for Baja Rally 3.0!

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1020817
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 35,428
Posted By drc42
Yup, have to show how beechum1 was a bad...

Yup, have to show how beechum1 was a bad influence on us before we get into the racing :wink:
Forum: Racing 10-26-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 44,540
Posted By drc42
You are my new best friend :freaky

You are my new best friend :freaky
Forum: Racing 10-26-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 44,540
Posted By drc42
Several of us do these races solo. I park my van...

Several of us do these races solo. I park my van at the service area then ride to the start. Last year I did manage to hitch a ride from the finish back to the service area but worst case you can...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-16-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 18,624
Posted By drc42
and suddenly I am not so sad about missing it...

and suddenly I am not so sad about missing it this year :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-14-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 47,630
Views: 2,923,745
Posted By drc42
Yeah, we know you use your hands a lot....

Yeah, we know you use your hands a lot....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-14-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 18,624
Posted By drc42
Well, hate to do this but I am out :cry ...

Well, hate to do this but I am out :cry

Basically the same reason I was out for WHACO in the spring, but is better news this time. This spring my father was diagnosed with bladder cancer and I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-12-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 47,630
Views: 2,923,745
Posted By drc42
A little pepto will take care of that.

A little pepto will take care of that.
Forum: Racing 10-12-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 40,906
Posted By drc42
KTM = "Ready to Race... as long as you are...

KTM = "Ready to Race... as long as you are willing to spend lots of time maintaining it"

RRP LC4-50 = "Ready to Race... Just race it!"
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-08-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 47,630
Views: 2,923,745
Posted By drc42
There are 2 solutions to that, sell it or RIDE IT...

There are 2 solutions to that, sell it or RIDE IT MORE :ricky
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-08-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 47,630
Views: 2,923,745
Posted By drc42
Glad you brother held on long enough to see some...

Glad you brother held on long enough to see some of the pic of your trip. I am sure that put a smile on his face.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-02-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 47,630
Views: 2,923,745
Posted By drc42
Thanks again Gregg and Carmel for all your help...

Thanks again Gregg and Carmel for all your help in the Rally. Enjoy the rest of your well deserved trip! Keep the stories coming!
Forum: Racing 10-02-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 62,131
Posted By drc42
I heard there was 1 entry, but he was a no-show. ...

I heard there was 1 entry, but he was a no-show. As the owner of both a 990 ADV and a WR450f I am quite certain I would still be stuck in the sand if I brought the big bike! :eek1

But I can...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-29-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 18,624
Posted By drc42
Glad to have another Kansan along! Yeah bring...

Glad to have another Kansan along! Yeah bring that banjo and play us some bluegrass!
Forum: Racing 09-29-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 62,131
Posted By drc42
BTW... was chatting with Steve Hengeveld after...

BTW... was chatting with Steve Hengeveld after the rally. Sounds like he has gotten bitten by the rally bug and is thinking aboug Dakar! :clap
Forum: Racing 09-29-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 62,131
Posted By drc42
And more importantly hopefully his ankle injury...

And more importantly hopefully his ankle injury isn't serious! He had a bit of a tumble on day 4 after getting caught in the dust of some locals out playing in ATVs.
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 35,428
Posted By drc42
This was a great adventure. Things went pretty...

This was a great adventure. Things went pretty much to plan. My goal was to ride within my limits so I didn't break anything on the bike or the rider (certainly didn't need a repeat of BRS 2012)...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 35,428
Posted By drc42
Tumu and I are through registration and tech with...

Tumu and I are through registration and tech with no problem. A couple different meetings tonight (one for riders+crew another for riders only) then try to get some sleep and in the morning we are...
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