Chris Blais' 2005 KTM 660 Dakar Rally Bike Raffle!

Discussion in 'Racing' started by Gidget, Jan 27, 2012.

  1. Gidget

    Gidget West Coast Racer

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    You guys crack me up! And I love how many of you have photos of Chris' bike(s). Very cool!

    We have sold 71 tickets to date. We are going to be sending out a press release today or tomorrow to advertise this a little more.
    We got a little nervous (ok paranoid) about this and we had to be careful of the wording because of the whole "raffle" thing and PayPal, etc. We really haven't even told many of our own racing friends yet but they're starting to find out. We wanted to give you ADV guys first chance!

    We hope to be able to raffle off the bike within the next month or so. Don't worry, I will keep you posted!

    Thank you again everyone. We really appreciate it! :)
    Tell your friends!!

    Chris in Mammoth 2011 - His first time on a tri-wheeled mountain bike!! (thank you Casey McCoy!) Awesome!!

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  2. Entrepre-neer

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  3. kaosrider

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  5. Seth S

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    In for another - doubling my chances...

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    rider914 Agnostic Adventurer

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    ...and best wishes with your recovery Chris!
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  9. Gidget

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    As of today, 99 tickets have been sold! Thank you again everyone for your support.
    I'll keep the updates coming! :)

    Here is Chris on his customized Segway! Works great in the desert. Braaaaappp!!!
    We had our machinist chop it down and get it working so Chris can get around.
    Thank God for this thing! (although I've crashed on it twice.... long story.... it hates me!) lol

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  10. toro618

    toro618 Been here awhile

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    I wish you the best Chris
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  11. Seth S

    Seth S Will _____ for _____

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  12. wrk2surf

    wrk2surf on the gas or brakes

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    this is what he jumps..

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    Cal city alta vista race last winter..



    Found a youtube vid I had linked on my facebook page from this race

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    <embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/Qini4tFU45o?version=3&hl=en_US&rel=0" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" height="315" width="420"></object>

    you can see me taking the photo at .18 seconds just behind the start/stop light
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  13. Flood

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    Ha!

    I love the desert Segway! :clap
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  14. Pete640

    Pete640 I hate sand.......

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    Great to see that fighting spirit living on. Hope the donations help with that progress..
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  15. laramie LC4

    laramie LC4 crash test dummy!

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    sent you a PM about how much the tickets are and where to send the cash. i would be glad to send some money to help chris, the chance to win a bike is just icing on the cake.

    edit- ooops, guess i should look a little harder....thanks

    laramie :beer
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  17. Gidget

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    You guys are awesome. He hasn't been racing his Razr as much this year (cuz it's almost 4 years old now and keeps breaking... haha!)

    Hello everyone! Ok, as of today we are at 113 tickets sold. I think the next 100 are going to take a little longer.
    I know money is tight for everyone right now and then it's almost tax season (ugh).

    Anyway, we have been advertising a lot more on Facebook and through some press releases, etc.

    Oh and I have to toss in a HUGE congrats to our buddies - Kurt Caselli and Ivan Ramirez for winning the San Felipe 250 last weekend on their KTM!!!
    WOO HOOOO!!

    Thanks again for all your support! I'll keep you updated when I can. Chris recently purchased this hand-cycle
    machine so he can get a lot more of a cardio workout! Pretty cool.... :)

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  18. Alleycatdad

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  19. Gidget

    Gidget West Coast Racer

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    Hello All!

    We've sold 130 tickets so far. We're trying to sell all 300 but it will take a while. We may settle for around 250. Once that happens, we will pull the winning ticket!

    Thanks to all of you for your support.
    You guys are funny!! :)
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    Upping the odds........

    Plus a friendly bump!!!!!
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