2013 Sandblast Rally - March 2 - SC

Discussion in 'Racing' started by Anders Green, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. hardwaregrrl

    hardwaregrrl ignore list

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    Wow, haven't been paying attention!!! Lots of action !!! Glad you're going to be in Doug!!!! And Doc, looking forward to meeting you!!! Really excited about this one, seems like it's going to be huge compared to RWV and BRS. people-wise, that is...
  2. toro618

    toro618 Been here awhile

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    I have the bicycle red flashers, but thought the reflective tape is required in addition to the lights.

    As for the reflective tape placement, I thought the rules stated it must be applied in the inside of the moto jacket :huh:D
  3. One Less Harley

    One Less Harley OH.THAT'S GONNA HURT

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    wow, no wonder this is a big event...you guys are gonna be tired...:deal
  4. jack splash

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  5. crankshaft

    crankshaft Guns are for pussies

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    Turn has been pretty bad the last few events, It's nice to see a resurgence in entries!

    Predictions for this years SB....

    1) Mike Gilkey
    2) Bill Conger
    3) Kurt Weigand
    4) Luis Fig
    5) Bobby Wooldridge
    6) Scott Dorrer
    7)Jack OConnor
    8) Jim Roth
    9) Braden Childers

    I see a huge race between the folks in the 4th-9th position, expect some close stage times if everyone stays out of the woods and bikes keep running. If the conditions are dry, HP should be huge but if it's wet again, the little bikes should rain (pun intended):lol3 I don't think the conditions will effect Mike at all, unless we get an Earthquake or Hurricane.

    10) David Jansen- Trasalp Dave goes like hell but tends to have a problem along the way. Will this be Dave's year? I hope so, He deserves a break.


    Looks like a lot of new people this year, which one will be the ringer that will shock everyone? It's happened before!


    No offense to anyone, just having some fun and taking a few educated guesses:lol3
  6. jack splash

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    Hey: I don't see that guy Aaron Gibson on the list. :evil


    Jack
  7. crankshaft

    crankshaft Guns are for pussies

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    HA! I have no idea where I'll end up and it's not polite to talk about yourself anyway:lol3

    Where do you think I'll be?
  8. jack splash

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    Crank: Ahead of me, :D and thanks for the optimistic predictions.

    Good luck to all. :clap:clap:clap


    Jack
  9. Boatman

    Boatman Upward and onward!!

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    This is the rule:

    In order to compete on a stage, when the rider’s ideal start time is after 15 minutes before civil twilight the rider must have reflective material with at least 10 square inches on the front and rear (20 square inches total) of the torso or head. Additional material on the helmet and motorcycle is recommended. If the rider is carrying a backpack, none of the material covered by the backpack is counted toward the total. Example of acceptable material: 3M Scotchlite
  10. Entrepre-neer

    Entrepre-neer Ultimate Tight A$$

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    I'd put you in the top five Aaron. I wouldn't rule out Bruno Tome, Sarah Roth, David Jansen, Ken Anderson, Tom Jarret Jason Adams or Dan Curran from the list of possible top ten. I like my odds for top ten this year too though so I'm not rooting for them.:rofl

    It's gonna be a close one I bet. Places 5-10 could be within 2:00 of each other at the end of the day.

    I'll have to wait until I'm done with work today to put my full prediction together.

    Is there a rule against using ADV to set up wagers?:evil

    P.S. - I'm in for the tent city camping. Any idea if we can do campfires over there?



  11. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    Thats generous indeed. I wont be top ten unless we go by weight :D
  12. Entrepre-neer

    Entrepre-neer Ultimate Tight A$$

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    I'm assuming you will use all your gears this year!...and that the Team Airhead trials riding practice is going to shave some time off those corners.
  13. crankshaft

    crankshaft Guns are for pussies

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    I'm using stage times, speed factors and bike HP to make my prediction. What do I know though, I've only done Sandblast 6x:lol3
    Dan is coming off an injury, Bruno did pretty good but it was a small field last year. Ken should be in the top ten, no question. Jason has the talent but is on a beast of a machine, so not likely. Dave is a wild card.......

    I'll be on my hopped up 690 with 70hp but I'll be doing testing for MX, so I'll have my rally stuff mounted, including rally tanks. My plan is to have fun and let all you heavy hitters chase the rabbit. Last year on the SE, I just rode for fun and had a great time. Didn't even look at stage times until the awards ceremony. It is what it is!
  14. Xmoto

    Xmoto Death Race

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    How is this for hot weather compared to the mess type.
  15. AnyDay

    AnyDay Wants more time off

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    Considering the core-saver, too. Less removal of jacket armor but better back pro and added chest pro...
  16. Entrepre-neer

    Entrepre-neer Ultimate Tight A$$

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    Six times. That's all of them right? I trust your knowledge of this venue and all the associated factors. .:deal

    I appreciate your modesty. Running for fun does not equal taking it easy from what I've seen:D. I look forward to seeing your micro-squirted MX1K rig.

    Also, I'd like to reserve the heavy hitter monicker until I have 6 seasons under my belt. I still have to go to the new racer orientation after all:rofl
  17. Xmoto

    Xmoto Death Race

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    I was also thinking I could add my own elbow guards.
  18. crankshaft

    crankshaft Guns are for pussies

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    No false modesty here, I know what fast is...I've seen it and it's not me:lol3
    Honestly, hanging out at the campground, joking around and cooking with Cuz Jim is the high point. Add the Huddle house, Brushy mtn, the Mexican joint and the racing as a bonus.

    I hope to be at RWV this year and BRS, haven't done BRS for a few years now.
  19. jack splash

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    2007 ?
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    New Math? Just Saying.

    Jack
  20. Entrepre-neer

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    Word.