Norra 2013

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

  1. K_N_Fodder

    K_N_Fodder Long timer

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    Two guys from our little Bend area dirt bike Facebook page gone in a matter of days. No words, certainly thinking of the families and taking long hugs with my loved ones.
  2. 640 Armageddon

    640 Armageddon Do or Do Not. There is no try.

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    No words really.... :cry I hope his close friends and family find the strength to deal with this ... :cry
  3. pilo

    pilo Rhymes with below

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    Ultra terrible news. We communicated only briefly and it still hits home. No more words...
  4. Konflict Motorsports

    Konflict Motorsports KM TUNER

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    In light of the news, as Jimmy was a brother to many in the PNW, I am putting a donation together to be given to the family.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:p></o:p>
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    Jimmy was a "grab life by the handlebars" guy, and his spark will be sorely missed by all those who were touched its glow. Prayers and blessing to Jimmy's family.</SPAN><o:p></o:p>
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  5. pfdskipper

    pfdskipper Westside Trash

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    Email sent
  6. BAZZER450

    BAZZER450 Been here awhile

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    This is Jimmy's wife, Dawna. Jimmy died doing what he loved in the place that he loved. He will be forever missed.

    Thank you for all of the kind words, they mean the world to me.

    Dawna
  7. Hayduke

    Hayduke ///SAFETY THIRD/// Super Moderator

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    :cry

    Peace
  8. zenjen

    zenjen Go Outside

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    Condolences to friends and family.
  9. brad21

    brad21 We have a pool... and a pond.

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    RIP Jimmy, always a friendly hand-you-a-beer kinda guy the several times we were acquainted. Genuine likeable man.

    Strangely enough, one of Jimmy's good friends Aaron Beatty passed just a few days prior. I doubt Jimmy even heard of it.

    Two moto brothers in the same week. It's just devastating. I hope you two are braaaping together in heaven.
  10. Scotty Breauxman

    Scotty Breauxman Baja Breaux

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    I am super sad and very sorry for Jimmy's wife, family and friends.
  11. Region Riley

    Region Riley rally kit widow

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    The harsh reality of racing.

    Our deepest condolences to Jimmy's family and friends. :waysad
  12. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    Very sad to hear. Condolences to Jimmy's family and friends. RIP Jimmy :cry
  13. Scotty Breauxman

    Scotty Breauxman Baja Breaux

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    John Volkman (#13) got punted off his Husaberg 10 miles north of San Juanico-

    5. Behavior
    5.1. Contact between vehicles including nerfing, bumping and pushing, intentional or accidental, is strictly prohibited in NORRA and is subject to penalties from 4 hours up to disqualification and/or suspension.


    So let's get this straight: Butch Jenson's 4500 lb. (#462) "Alumi Craft Grande" powered by a 600HP REDLINE PERFOMANCE LS7 motor "nerfs" John Volkman off his Husaberg FE 570 from 5th gear to dirt and gets:

    Wait for it....

    ONLY THE MINIMUM POSSIBLE PENALTY????

    Putting this into perspective:
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    A 254lb bike gets punted by a 4500 LB pre-runner producing a minimum 600HP motor. This is clearly a recklessness display of unsafe behavior. But the organizer gives the minimum possible penalty and allows the vehicle and its drivers to continue in the rally?

    Volkman and his team have followed protocol and filed a timely incident report.

    Will NORRA do the right thing&#8230;.We will know in approximately 30 minutes from now
  14. huero

    huero Been here awhile

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    Unbelievable. I am so sad to hear this. Terrible news. Our thoughts and prayers will be for his family.

    Huero
  15. Scotty Breauxman

    Scotty Breauxman Baja Breaux

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    NORRA did the right thing... Butch Jensen is DQ'd from the rally for hitting a fellow competitor on the course. Good job NORRA officials!

  16. Scotty Breauxman

    Scotty Breauxman Baja Breaux

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    ^^^^^ You know, the "Psychology of Horsepower" makes many people do dumb shit. I see it all the time in BAJA before and during races when rich punks and poor souls rev their engines up, blitz through towns at speed and think they are heros. No, they are F-KING zeros.

    Half the people who come south to BAJA have absolutely no business doing so. They don't learn the culture and are frowned upon with pity.
  17. scout57

    scout57 Been here awhile

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    Half the people who come south to BAJA have absolutely no business doing so. They don't learn the culture and frowned upon with pity.[/QUOTE]

    Being a forty+ year veteran of BAJA this is a extremely valid and true statement......
  18. Scotty Breauxman

    Scotty Breauxman Baja Breaux

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    The Mexican 1000 Rally Winners;
    Justin Morgan (L) takes the OA win and Gerardo Nino Rojas getting 2nd.The team of Mike Nardi, Tim Gomez and Chris Brown (pictured R) getting third.
    Still waiting for more class results as we are on the HWY driving south to lands end. Congrats to all the competitors.

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  19. TecateRay

    TecateRay n00b

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    Any word on who hit Jimmy and the circumstances?
  20. Scotty Breauxman

    Scotty Breauxman Baja Breaux

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    Jimmy's was a single vehicle incident. He hit a concrete culvert crossing a "vado" washout. It was a "step-up" / ditch, one of several in that area.