24 Hours of Starvation Ridge

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by Konflict Motorsports, Sep 30, 2013.

  1. Konflict Motorsports

    Konflict Motorsports KM TUNER

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    The 24 Hours of Starvation Ridge race is coming up quickly October 26th and 27th. Myself and Daryl from Cyclops Adventure-sports have assembled a team in which we will be competing on our adventure bikes.
    We have named our team The Heavyweights for obvious reasons. We have started a Facebook page so our progress on bike preparations, modifications, rider interviews, and race updates can be easily followed.

    The facebook page can be found at. http://www.facebook.com/advheavyweights

    Our team consists of riders of varying skill from AA NMA hare scramble riders to Baja 1000 racers.

    Team riders:
    Radek Burkat- KTM 990 Adventure
    Darryl VanNieuwenhuise- KTM 950 Adventure
    Alex Martens- KTM 950 Super Enduro
    John Isenburg- KTM 990 Adventure
    Richard Miller- Honda XR650L
    Jason Williams- KTM 990 Adventure

    We have had a lot of interest from companies in the industry willing to support our race effort:

    Giant Loop Moto- www.giantloopmoto.com
    Konflict Motorsports & Suspension- www.konflictmotorsports.com
    Renazco Racing- www.renazco.com/
    Tigatu Clothing Company- www.tigatu.com
    Cyclops Advnturesports- www.cyclopsadventuresports.com
    Coastal Instruments Inc.- www.facebook.com/coastalinstruments



    Attempting to race the 24 Hours of Starvation Ridge on 500lb + adventure bikes has yet to be done, this will truly test our skills, and possibly our sanity.

    Race information can be found here: www.overthebarsgang.com
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  2. Ladukebob

    Ladukebob lost in hood river

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    The cover photo on your FB page looks like a Blaine Franger shot.

    He used to take a lot of Motto races. Just curious.
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  3. what broke now

    what broke now Petroleum Brother

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    I remember reading Radek's account of his Boundary Peak ride a few years ago. I learned a few things from it.

    Good luck with the venture.
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  4. Off Road Ryder

    Off Road Ryder Long timer

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    We are really looking forward to this. 24 hr races are so much fun, adding the Adventure bikes puts it over the top in entertainment value for all of us.
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  5. Kootenai Rider

    Kootenai Rider Displaced Adventurer

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    Awesome to hear. I am on the fence as to whether I'll be there. May be leaving town before the race for new job.

    If I don't leave before then I'm heading over to the race.

    Good Luck guys and hopefully it will be dryer this year than last. :clap
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  6. redbastard

    redbastard Long timer

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    I've done this race the last two year, the mega rain was a bit much for many. Kootney Rider you planning on racing or team support? I may come just help out were it's needed. (unless there's a mini bike team needing one more rider :D )
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  7. HighwayChile

    HighwayChile greetings from Wa state

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    wow, you guys are crazy, take a brutal long race and compound it many times, I cant imagine. holy shit .

    be safe and best of luck :1drink
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  8. ironmtnracing

    ironmtnracing MotoQuest Seattle

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    Being someone who loves to try something new, I stoked to be a part of this team!

    With a team of talented riders, the support of our awesome sponsors and the help of our crew, we fully expect to prove that the big bikes are more than capable of being a serious threat for the podium.

    Bring it on!
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  9. Konflict Motorsports

    Konflict Motorsports KM TUNER

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    I will be on www.seattime.co tonight at 8:00PM central time discussing our race preperations, riders, and overall plan of attack for this event.
    Check it out, I'm sure it will be worth a good laugh at the least.
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  10. Off Road Ryder

    Off Road Ryder Long timer

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    Wow!! what a team we have shaping up. I cant wait to throw some dirt on a few 450"s:eek1
    The response from sponsors has been overwelming:clap
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  11. 81forest

    81forest ADDRider

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    Awesome. Best of luck, you guys.
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  12. dhally

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    I hope somebody is taking video. From what I've heard it can be a tough course.:evil
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  13. Konflict Motorsports

    Konflict Motorsports KM TUNER

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    The Heavyweights just received the first shipment of support product from our friends over at Giant Loop Moto.
    We will be utilizing the GL Bushwhacker Hand Guards and the Pronghorn straps to keep them in place.
    We will also be utilizing the MoJavi saddlebag system holding our tools and needed spares. Nothing's better than getting gear off your body.
    Thanks again to www.giantloopmoto.com, and Harold Olaf Cecil!!
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  14. KRAK1369

    KRAK1369 Been here awhile

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    New to me, but after talking with you last night, I am now very interested. I've never raced before, but that doesn't I wouldn't try it on the 1200, Maybe next year. Good luck fellas, no torn off skid plates! Do you have enough 12hour energy drinks?
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  15. Capt. Egregious

    Capt. Egregious Been here awhile

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    It will be awesome to see the BIG bikes out there:clap. If it stays dry you guys will do great. Last year was my first 24 hour experience. It was very slippery. I will be there again this year, but I won't be riding my big'ish bike(xr650r). Same number as last year 143I, honk as you go sailing by me.
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  16. Off Road Ryder

    Off Road Ryder Long timer

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    If it rains we are screwed,:eek1 but we wont give up:deal
    Make sure and come by our pit fri afternoon/evening. a beer and taco are on us.
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  17. SOP Dirt-Rider

    SOP Dirt-Rider Been here awhile

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    Lets see, Nissan Hill, rain, big bike? Better strap on a pair of skis and a life jacket:D Let me guess, you guys are running Heidis, right?:clap
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  18. Off Road Ryder

    Off Road Ryder Long timer

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    Will we going to see you out there SOP? I have yet to wear the life jacket, hopefully that wont happen this year, fishing a 500 lb bike out of the pond wouldn't be a lot of fun. We'll save the tires of death for you.:eek1
    Things are coming together nicely thanks to the help of a few dedicated volunteers.:clap
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  19. Kootenai Rider

    Kootenai Rider Displaced Adventurer

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    I want to see one of your adventure bikes jumping the firepit like they had last year.
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  20. SOP Dirt-Rider

    SOP Dirt-Rider Been here awhile

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    I wish I could, I will be in Kentucky, Friday eve is a night ride til midnightish, won't be back until Saturday evening time. Kinda bummed, got the EXC all setup with the 8" HID, set of small TT LEDs, and a most awesome HID Solstice headllamp:deal Even have the grip heaters on:clap
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