District 37 Racers and Curious Thread

Discussion in 'Racing' started by Motodisiac, Mar 14, 2011.

  1. Motodisiac

    Motodisiac Moto Terrorist

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    So are you racing Pala GP?

    D.

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  2. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    naw. the wife and I are getting ready to head to mexico for a little while....

    :evil
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  3. JeffS77

    JeffS77 cheap bastard

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    Any of you locals doing Elsinore GP this weekend ?

    I signed up forever ago..but being that I am closing escrow in under a week on a house and my fork seals blew out the other weekend I am having second thoughts of not racing it. But then I just watched the course preview video and am thinking I may show up and just line up in the back of my race and trail ride the thing. I mean I am all signed up and everything but hideously out of shape and havent really gone riding searous since June :cry

    I will be racing Sunday AM with the vintage bikes... last year there was one or two Sachs 125's that pretty much trail rode it.. I may hang back with them.

    what to do what to do
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  4. wrk2surf

    wrk2surf on the gas or brakes

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    I so want to be down there this weekend.. have fun! the video of the course makes me want to load up now !!
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  5. JeffS77

    JeffS77 cheap bastard

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    I am pretty sure I am gonna do it now.. Jeremy McGrath will be racing in my vintage class on a '73 Elsinore ... So one day I can tell people " hey i use to race with him" :lol3
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  6. Motodisiac

    Motodisiac Moto Terrorist

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    It sucks that I didn't even know about Elsinore GP until this post ;( Looks like a great course.
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  7. JeffS77

    JeffS77 cheap bastard

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    you can still show up and race just make sure you sign up 2hrs before your class runs but it is expensive $$$

    www.lakeelsinoregp.com



    I pre reg'ed at like $75 a few months back
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  8. JeffS77

    JeffS77 cheap bastard

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    Or I may just go sit in the beer garden and talk about how cool I was the one time I raced the grand prix :freaky
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  9. JeffS77

    JeffS77 cheap bastard

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    video of the MX section..check out the water jump at 6:00

    http://vimeo.com/53194733



    if people are lucky it will rain real good and this section will get nice and rutted :lol3


    [​IMG]



    ok D37 thread hijack over
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  10. JeffS77

    JeffS77 cheap bastard

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    woke up sick as hell today..didnt make it but saw this photo of some dude on a KLR going threw the mud jump :huh


    [​IMG]
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  11. Motodisiac

    Motodisiac Moto Terrorist

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    That is the problem, he is going through instead of over :) Judging by the pictures and videos this was one epic course. Next year I'm doing it.

    D.

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  12. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    :huh
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  13. Motodisiac

    Motodisiac Moto Terrorist

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    Who is racing this weekend at Pala GP? I'm heading out on Saturday night.

    Took private motocross lesson on Monday, it turns out I was doing absolutely everything wrong. With my new skills and a little bit more confidence I could probably finish a place or two ahead of where I was last time. Picture from training:

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  14. CramerTV

    CramerTV Still eating dust

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    Not me. I'm saving all my chits for next year. Maybe see you at jackrabbits?
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  15. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    :ear


    and thats a freakin cool shot!

    :thumb
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  16. Motodisiac

    Motodisiac Moto Terrorist

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    The sun was going down, there was smoke in the air from huge transformer fire nearby, and my friend who took this shot is pretty damn good. I love it!

    D.

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  17. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    so what was the class?!
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  18. Motodisiac

    Motodisiac Moto Terrorist

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    One on one with Travis Preston. It was more valuable than I expected, it turns out I was doing pretty much everything wrong. We even practiced starts, I will be able to grab all holeshots from now on :)
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  19. MotoMike

    MotoMike Washed Up Desert Racer

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    So are you going to race dez or moto? Desert starts are dead engine and tricky to master.
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  20. Motodisiac

    Motodisiac Moto Terrorist

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    My main goal is to get better as a rider. Now that I know some basics I could polish my skills. 10 years of bad habits will not be easy to get rid of though. I'm still down for a lesson or two from you.

    D.