Here I go again on my own-B1k

Discussion in 'Racing' started by frog, Jul 16, 2012.

  1. frog

    frog Long timer

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    I wouldn't have guessed that you were asking how serious I was. From what I read it sounded like you were asking for me to justify if I'm qualified to race.

    I am committed 100% and whether I have enough race miles or not.....
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  2. Cornbread82

    Cornbread82 Sir Crash A Lot!

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    Give him hell Frog we will be Baja noobs together:freaky
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  3. craigincali

    craigincali Just hanging around

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    My bad, Thats the problem between written word verses talking sometimes. Hope to see you down there !!
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  4. frog

    frog Long timer

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    No big deal. You race both cars and bikes, right? Is it bike or car this year?

    I was just messing with craigincali. I've raced baja twice one loop and a pen run but on teams. The only long race I've done solo is v2r on my super enduro.
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  5. craigincali

    craigincali Just hanging around

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    I stopped racing bikes. I got hurt pretty bad at a BITD race a couple yers ago so now I only race cars (cars are supposed to be safer right?). I will be racing my Class 10 car this year. Engine and transmission are being rebuilt right now, car is torn apart and getting prepped.

    Good luck, let us know your race# so we can look for you down there !!
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  6. B1KSOLO

    B1KSOLO Been here awhile

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    Do it, if you finish it will change the way you look at every thing in life, it's hard to explain to people that haven't done it. This was by far the hardest thing I ever attempted and I totally underestimated this event, this is a full pull ( a peninsular run, the real deal) it made me a better human being and I will cheer you on all the way to the finish, the world needs more people in this exclusive club GO FOR IT
    Dave Smoljan
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  7. Cornbread82

    Cornbread82 Sir Crash A Lot!

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    Wel.....now I feel like a Jackass:lol3 Just kidding, that is cool that you are going to do it solo, we will see you at the race!
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  8. frog

    frog Long timer

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    Well I'm a solo nooooob so you weren't far off.:D
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  9. wrk2surf

    wrk2surf on the gas or brakes

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    Dude those three days of Vegas to Reno a few years back on a 950 Superenduro take you way past the solo noob level... whether it be Nevada or Baja....

    all this thread needs it the vid of the bonb run endo.. :eek1
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  10. frog

    frog Long timer

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    I forgot that endo right after I hit the ground... well the endo and the next 40 miles. :D then someone had to post a video. :(
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  11. brent tex

    brent tex Been here awhile

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    I remember you racing in the 09 V2R, didnt you have like 6 punctures or something. The last day I remember you coming into the last pit before Reno, you were still ahead of the trophy trucks, you had your i-pod playing so loud you couldnt even hear us. You got gas and took off like a scoulded cat, the nine-fiddy sounded like a freight-train,good times.
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  12. frog

    frog Long timer

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    Yup 6 flats fixed one in the field. Rear tire came off the rim while trying to ride one. Rode a flat front and rear for miles. Caught a rock to the rad and had to fill it with my cammelback water then ride for 50 miles with no water. Had to tear the bike apart to fix an electrical short. It was a trying race....and I'd do it again in a heartbeat. :banghead:

    I was probably listening to white snake. :D
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  13. cross-country

    cross-country .

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    Well, much like a drifter, you were born to walk alone.
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  14. beechum1

    beechum1 Grimace Soup

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    I don't think you'll do it.
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  15. cross-country

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    He's made up his mind, he's not waisting no more time.:D
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  16. frog

    frog Long timer

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    I'm wasting way to much time....at work. I need to retire or find a sugar mama.
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  17. frog

    frog Long timer

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    :p
    Are you headed down this year ?
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  18. beechum1

    beechum1 Grimace Soup

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    I may be chasing again. There's no way I'll be ready this year. I'm in Reno for 2 months until the end of Sept doing 7D weeks I'm told. The bike isn't ready, spares aren't ready, and I'm definitely not ready.
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  19. cross-country

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    Let's hear about all the wrenching and training you did this weekend!

    I cleaned the S.W. corner of my Garage.:lol3 I'm starting my preperation buildup slow and I'll let it spool up (or spiral out) on it's own.

    Any luck on rooms in La Paz?...............Me neither. :cry
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  20. frog

    frog Long timer

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    I've spent some time on my rowing machine and rode some great singletrack sunday. Far from what I had planned for training but work is taking all my time.

    I've always dealt with things by procrastinating then cramming so why should this differ. :lol3
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