Norra 2013

Discussion in 'Racing' started by Strong Bad, Oct 7, 2012.

  1. Baja Dad

    Baja Dad Long timer

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    I have both your biks 88 & 888 listed as paid PLUS# 87
    The pit will be located just before the left turn that puts you back on the Pavment at San Jaunico

    I will post the Latitude and londitude data very soon.Our Support personnel are out today setting the PIN.
    then you can load it in your gps and mark your Road book

    Here is where the pit will be.
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  2. azcagiva

    azcagiva new orange flavor

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    I just wanted to say thanks for putting this together BD.

    -John
  3. BAZZER450

    BAZZER450 Been here awhile

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    Yes thanks Mark !!
    I was just if norra had a radio freq?
    is SAR The same as score events ?
    is the weatherman channel active ?
    just setting up my radio
  4. Baja Dad

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    We will be running on the Weatherman freq:deal
  5. Scotty Breauxman

    Scotty Breauxman Baja Breaux

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    Ok then, can we remane that freq. to the "GuerroMan" channel?:rofl
  6. Baja Dad

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    LOL!!:freaky
  7. BAZZER450

    BAZZER450 Been here awhile

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    "GuerroMan" channel it is then !!:1drink
  8. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    something I just thought of, sorry I didn't sooner.....

    Taking car & bike parts across the border could cause problems. Motor parts especially. Look up how to avoid the problem. Hopefully you know about this already and have taken precausions to setup a "proper import." Regardless of ownership, and regardless of intended use, if you don't "properly import" the parts, they will try to collect a "tax" on it at the border and you will be delayed and will have to pull enough cash to pay the "tax" that they levy.

    I hope you've thought of this prior and I am not even kidding about the trouble this can cause you. I think you know that I lived in TJ for years and I drove across the border every day. Sometimes with tires, engine parts, engines, wheels etc.... nearly every time I was stopped I was sent to secondary for the "tax" collection.
  9. Strong Bad

    Strong Bad n00balicious

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    I know venders that have had issues with "import" duties in the past and some even stopped selling race related products at SCORE contingency due to taxes. But the key here is that they were going to Baja to sell products.

    I've been on some of the largest Trophy Truck teams to race in Baja, many of who support their race efforts with Semi-trucks full of spare parts and equipment. When crossing the semi's will have an inventory to make inspection faster, but no tax is paid.

    When chasing, I'm in a 3/4 ton long bed truck with a utility bed that is full of spare parts and fluids. In the bed of the truck there usually 4 spare tires, a spare transmission, radiator, drive shaft, rear end, along with several alternators, brake calipers, etc., etc. all of which are typically brand new. On the rare occasion we get pulled into secondary, you simply tell them you are mechanics for the Baja Mil and they look for drums of fuel before letting you go. I have not missed a single Baja 1000 since 1993 and I have NEVER been asked to pay duty on spare race parts.
  10. Baja Dad

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    The BAJA DAD Remote pit will be about .25 miles north of San Jaunico
    26.15.54N
    112.28.42W

    Look for a BAJA DAD pit sign
    They will be very close to Mag 7 (so they can help each other)
    Good Luck, Have fun and see you in Mexico on Friday
  11. Scotty Breauxman

    Scotty Breauxman Baja Breaux

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    GPS Files released:

    Course is basically identical to last year except SS2 on Day 3 and of course, the Super Secret Special on Day 4. Otherwise looks identical from 10,000'
  12. HogWild

    HogWild Scott Whitney

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    You missed a little something! :evil
  13. HogWild

    HogWild Scott Whitney

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    That coordinate is not on the course, and not North of town. It's on the beach just East of town.

    This coordinate is on the course and is just North of town, at an intersection: 26° 15.746'N 112° 28.697'W
    This point is in the roadbook at mile 7.84 (AKA "L140"), which is after a mid-stage odometer reset. I would guess your pit is at this point based on your earlier Google Earth image.
  14. Baja Dad

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    Then Mag 7 will be sitting on the beach along side my pit !
    26 15 54N
    112 28 42W is what the Mag 7 Race director sent me

    I just rechecked it it is dead on the road north of town
  15. Ratman

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    Those coordinates above are on the beach....but these coordinates are on the road... 26 15' 54"N 112 28' 42"W
  16. HogWild

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    Those are not standard GPS coordinates. There should not be two periods(.) in each number. I interpreted those numbers this way:
    26° 15.54'N 112° 28.42'W
    That location is on the beach.

    On the other hand, making a wild guess, I tried iterpreting them this way:
    26° 15' 54"N 112° 28' 42"W
    and that location is indeed near the race course, though 300 yards further North than what your earlier Google Earth image shows.

    Last year when Mag7 posted their pit location coordinates, they had all kinds of crazy numbers, some in standard format, and some that made no sense at all (worse than those numbers you just posted). When I told them they were giving bad coordinates, and that their Todos Santos pit was way off the course, they ignored me. I'm thrilled you've organized an alternative for some!!!
  17. GalacticGS

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    The bike is world class...sadly, the rider is not but I'm going to have one very fun ride down the peninsula!

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    I'll see many of you down in Mexicali...
  18. drc42

    drc42 Rally Dreamer

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    That's a sweet looking Berg! Looks like you have a lot of fuel capacity, how much can you carry?

    Best of luck in Baja, you will have a blast!
  19. GalacticGS

    GalacticGS 1200 GS Rider

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    About 8 gallons. You feel the weight of the fuel, yet the bike still keeps the Husaberg nimbleness. It remains very narrow in the middle. i just keep telling myself - RIDE TO FINISH!
  20. desert650

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    :clap Amazing looking scoot you got there! Best of Luck to you and everyone else!
    Well it looks like you’ve inspired me to show my race-pig as well… Here's the entry out of Mammoth Lakes, CA. #42 Vintage class open, 1983 XR500R. Thanks for all the info in this thread, it’s been a great help! See you guys Down in MX.

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