Ice Racing returns to Cedar Lake Indiana??

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  1. BMWRich

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    I get a call from a friend that lives in Cedar Lake Ind. claiming Ice Racing returns to the Lake. He says this first weekend in Jan of '09 will have an event. Can anybody confirm this??
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    oh, nevermind. :ricky

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    I saw that a couple days ago. I was pricing ice tires and such...I guess I'll just be watching this year. :bluduh
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    makus, ill bring down a couple of xr 100 s to ride if you want to race in the pit bike class with me
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    Awesome! I was looking for tires for my XR100, since I really don't have the experience to race the 300 EXC.
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    the xrs are more fun. the best mini tires are from a shop up in menasha,wi. METRO like all goood ice tires they are expensive, but ive had mine for 3 seasons and they still work like new.
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    Never been to one, I'll be spectating and taking some pictures, should be fun!

    Low 60's with alot of rain today.
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    I haven't been to one either. When I was younger we used to race snowmobiles on an ice oval. The bike classes were super cool to watch. That was 20 years ago, though.

    I just got back from riding. It's warm as hell, but the trails were all under a lot of water.

    I actually got to the trails this morning and the lever on my tail gate broke. I couldn't get the bikes out and had to go back home to fix it (it isn't fixed, but the access panel is off so I can get it open).
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    I'll see ya out there man! :thumb

    Had the SE out on the road this morning between rain systems, caught a huge unexpected crosswind that nearly had me shitting my pants. :eek1 :lol3
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    I plan on spectating - taking the Buell if it's not too cold - darn near froze my fingers off yesterday!
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    It was a hell of a ride yesterday with the wind gusts. :eek1

    My finger tips used to get crazy cold too until I slapped on some heated grips. :deal
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    Went by the Lake today and they're putting up the cones for the track.:clap
    Water is visible along the shoreline in spots :eek1 but they must still believe the ice will be ready for this weekends activitys.

    I'm planning on being there...as a spectator of course :gerg
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    They say there will be racing tomorrow. :clap
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    Cool pics. It was pretty wet out there, the water roosts were pretty awesome.

    Now I really want to get a set of tires. I was disappointed there weren't any minis out there. The Xr100 is the bike I wanted to set up.
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    Not too bad a day but the wind was a killer that's fo' sure!! Pretty good size crowd showed up.

    #75 I believe was Fredette kickin' azz as usual.

    Anybody notice the ice "sail" boats just to the west of the races??

    CedarLakes "finest" was also out in full force writing parking tickets on vehicles improperly parked along the road.
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    Something about that damp weather when it's just above freezing, it seems colder than when it's around 15. :vardy


    Those Ice sailing rigs were pretty cool, and they were pretty quick.

    The road course was pretty cool too, way bigger than I would have thought it would be. I think I would just stick to the oval.

    Trying hard not to give Fredette money for tires. :lol3
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    hmmmm?
    Bump?

    Sounds as if they are going to be back out there this weekend...
    When I google it all I find are links to my pictures of it - and this thread (and other threads about last year)

    Anyone know what's up for the 9th?
    One of the quad guys commented my gallery on smugmug asking if I would be back out.

    Incidentally.. I just noticed the picture below is linked from my smugmug :lol3
    Small world eh?


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  20. R.Markus

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    The racing supposedly started yesterday. I couldn't make it out there, so I have no idea how many bikes were there or what.

    Go to Diesel Jo . Com for all the info you need, plus this current year's flyer. The bottom section on their forum is dedicated to the racing on Cedar Lake.
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