2013 Sandblast Rally - March 2 - SC

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

  1. crankshaft

    crankshaft Guns are for pussies

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    Its the time more than anything. I can ride for two hours and then drive home. Its a long ways for me all the way back to VT.
  2. Tarheel Wheeler

    Tarheel Wheeler Around

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    It's going to be a long Sandlapper for us. We got all our entries in together early on the first day and where did we end up...row 108. Should be a great time! :eek1

    High jack over...now back to SandBlast programming.
  3. Entrepre-neer

    Entrepre-neer Ultimate Tight A$$

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    I've never done a National so I don't know what I'm missing :lol3

    $30..that's a lot of beer money for the drive home to Ohio...:1drink

    Also, I have a 1 HS per day limit before my panties give out. :rofl

    OK...back to the SandBlast discussion....

  4. Some Dude

    Some Dude what attitude problem???

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    I got Row 83 and a few of my buds are on 85

    Sandlapper holds up alright from what I know of the course,.....not like a wet Cherokee.
  5. Tarheel Wheeler

    Tarheel Wheeler Around

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    Saw that you got that row Bobby. Guess you know somebody. :evil:evil

    What ya going to be riding?
  6. Some Dude

    Some Dude what attitude problem???

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    2013 TXC310R, love that bike!

    And I'm on the row with Jimmy Lewis!! (pretty sure it's not THE JL though)
  7. scholz

    scholz bush league

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    Any pre riding going on the the area? I'm not getting much practice in the snow here at home!

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  8. ct_rider

    ct_rider Adventurer

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    I'm probably going to get a hard time over this one, but I am planning on riding this HS instead of the Sandlapper. I didn't see any responses about the sandlapper until after registration was open...
    Mid East HS are good fun with a lot of fast competition. Expect the start to be on a mx track then sandy trails for the remainder of the loop. Even with the enduro the same day just down the road there is usually a good turn out.
    Ken
  9. Tarheel Wheeler

    Tarheel Wheeler Around

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    Cherry picking are you! :lol3:lol3:lol3

    Just kidding. Mid East puts on a fun fast HS. Have fun.
  10. Bruno T .

    Bruno T . N8YQ

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  11. nobrakes

    nobrakes Long timer

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    Yep. I rode it last year and it poured the rain the day before and all night before the race. Woke up to crisp blue skies, and had a ball. The area drains real well, I don't remember any boggy areas at all, except for one near the start of the first section that was easy to avoid. It'll be fine, no worse than any other woods race. Plus, the race format is a lot of fun, I like it better than a regular hare scramble, never repeat the same trail twice, except for maybe going from the end of one section to the start of another.

    See you on row 108, TW. :beer
  12. Hypermofo

    Hypermofo Been here awhile

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    That would be great but i'll probably head up Thu evening or first thing Fri morning to make it for the noob orientation so timing probably won't work. But look me up for a beer on me for the offer!

    PS - I'm just north of you in north decatur...
  13. crankshaft

    crankshaft Guns are for pussies

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    Is it time to leave for SB yet?
  14. toro618

    toro618 Been here awhile

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    My F8 is almost all ready to go. I spent the entire day yesterday taking 1/2 the bike apart just to get access to the header bolts and installed another factory header but with the catalytic convertor all gutted out for that extra 0.00001 HP :lol3. And today I am installing the Shoria battery that I've had sitting on my shelf a year because still don't know if I should trust it or not...but it weighs 8 lbs less than the factory battery.
  15. AnyDay

    AnyDay Wants more time off

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    Bar risers coming soon. Maybe adjust the suspension...
  16. FreeTheBeast

    FreeTheBeast Shunpiker

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    My 450 is getting some attention tomorrow in preparation for race day. The excitement is building! :clap
  17. hardwaregrrl

    hardwaregrrl ignore list

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    Hey hey....the event schedule is from 2011. Anybody know what time novice orientation will be...I'm hoping it isn't at 10am...:huh I'm stupid that early.:D

    Got my tires in today!!!
  18. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    Thanks to Jack and the Gordons Fire Team I have a fairly good idea if the bike runs, and hopefully we'll get all the way to the end, again :D
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  19. crankshaft

    crankshaft Guns are for pussies

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    I'm looking forward to meeting you, been following your RM progress and you seem twisted:lol3 In a good way of course:lol3
  20. Entrepre-neer

    Entrepre-neer Ultimate Tight A$$

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    Almost time to take the bike apart right? Or should I wait til the week before? I don't want to waist any time by being ready early. :lol3