New Mexico Trials Association-NMTA

Discussion in 'Trials' started by Gordy, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. Southmt

    Southmt Been here awhile

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    Thanks, I forgot to say that white thing is a 1973 flyer and I have plans for a "Whatiz Trials", "Scoring", "History of the place" and a few photos showing a range of riders.

    Now if I can just figger out how to get back into the thing....:lol3
  2. Gordy

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    Thanks Bob! :clap

    That is great! What an improvement!

    Sorry I couldn't be there to help. Aren't you supposed to put a dead chicken under something like that for good luck?? Never mind, wrong country.

    I was out helping the guys set Gallup and being their guinea pig. Lotsa fun and they have some great sections going. It is really coming together better than I thought it would. I'll get some pics up later, but it really does look to be a great event!!! Thanks Al and Curtis!! :thumb

    Ouch, I am sore. :rofl:cry:rofl:cry:rofl
  3. Gordy

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    Here are some pics of the sections that Curtis and Al have set for you guys.

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    Here is Curtis checking how a line rides:

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    That same section from up trail a ways:

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    The loop is cool and the scenery is spectacular from the ridges along the loop.

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    The clouds were pretty nice yesterday. Looking like NM in summer.

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    Thanks again to Curtis and Al for setting the upper sections and Brian and Lorie for setting the lowers. This takes a lot of commitment to th e club. They are doing a lot of work and all we have to do is show up, ride and enjoy!! :bow
  4. tilliejacques

    tilliejacques Been here awhile

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    great pics Gordy! :clap

    we plan to be on-site Wednesday afternoon to start clearing and setting the lowers

    soooooo NMTrialBoss, are our slithery "friends" awake yet?? :uhoh

    cheers
  5. NMTrailboss

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    It was indeed very warm on Sunday with beautiful blue skies...windy by Monday afternoon. Nothing sighted but a few lizards though.
    BTW...Ron said to use the eastern yellow gate to the pit areas now instead of the western gate. He said he would have it open for you guys.
  6. Gordy

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    Here is how to get there.

    From I-40 take exit 22. Go north to first intersection of Hasler Valley Rd and Miyamura.

    Go east on Hasler Valley Rd (north frontage road to I-40) for 1.2 miles,

    look for big red sign on left (Gallup OHV/Mx Park). Take dirt road one mile back to park.
  7. NMTrailboss

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    Well, final Gallup NMTA event on April 7th update....

    All 8 Upper Class sections are set! Took some clearing of brush and rock and a lot of searching, but in a big park, we ended up with a fairly short loop. 3-4 sections are very spectator friendly and within walking distance of the pits, 3 sections on top of the ridge above the pit area and one in a small canyon about 1/2 mile north of the parking area.

    The locals seem pretty excited to have a trials event in the Gallup area and are curious to see what trials competition is all about. We were asked at dinner Sunday night if we were with the "trials group" by a waiter! They made a new banner for events at the park with our event first on the list!
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    Hoping for a decent sized local spectator turnout for our event too!



    A little look at the terrain...

    Sneak peek of Section 4 (within walking distance of pits)
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    Section 1 - Rock Crawler Hill!
    The people of Gallup OHV Park built this road near the pits as a challenge section for serious jeeps and rock crawlers. We didn't see any reason not to throw ribbon up it! It will be kind of a 'Micket's Gulch' type of section with not many gates...just find a way through the boulders to the top. I'm sure the locals are curious to see how trialers do on the boulders compared to their mega $$ rigs!
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    Entrance to Section 5 on the ridge top. Yes, I rode many of the Sportsman lines on the XR100 on Monday so no whining! Even cleaned one of them! We need a pit bike class! (Could this thing tackle big guys on TY80's? Hmmmmmm..... :-)
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    The general rock mess known as Section 2! Looks easy, but the dirt is loose!!
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    Beginning of Section 7
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    Big Al 'riding in' the EX entrance rock to Section 5.
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    Al pondering Nate & Sam's line on Section 4.
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    "There's a Semi line in there somewhere!" Entrance to Section 4.
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    That's the preview!

    Hope everyone can make it out. Weather looks decent at this point if not a bit 'breezy'! Plenty of trails to ride big dirt bikes on Saturday, so if you got 'em, bring 'em!
    See everyone this weekend!!
  8. lineaway

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    Griener`s sad dog story channel 13 tonight!
  9. Gordy

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    Oh yeah 10pm! My edit does not work.
  11. grizzzly

    grizzzly The Pre-Banned Version

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    we should do a BRP class or something along those lines
    havent i seen you hopping your 650l front
  12. ADVCoop

    ADVCoop Been here awhile

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    This thread makes me want to move west. Beautiful country.
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    Only one way to find out.... :deal
  14. lineaway

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    I`m sure Chris will have a camera! That champ rock seems to have plenty of room. Curtis, give us your best Cody Webb impersonation!!:lol3:rofl:D
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    Hmmmmmm.... It does have a good run at it now that you mention it! :hmmmmm
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    does it have a good spot to land if you dont make it
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    Thanks Curtis, Great trials!! Also thanks to Al , Brian and Laurie! Was a great weekend of riding. And the weather was pretty good for spring time!
  19. NMTrailboss

    NMTrailboss Team Dead End

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    I also want to thank everyone for coming out! It was a really fun event...like some of the ones when I first joined this club. Good times! Was awesome to have a good turnout from the Arizona club as well!! :thumb

    I got a ton of photos...a couple of them even good! :lol3
    Uploading now...
  20. grizzzly

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