Raleigh/Fayetteville area riders??

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by Chad_NC, Aug 6, 2006.

  1. Chad_NC

    Chad_NC Long timer

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    I thought the Sandblast was in February? IF I can go I would like to know the dates.


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  2. davesmyth

    davesmyth Thrill Seeker

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    TW,

    Good to hear about a large crew at Broxton; might finally get to use my Giant Loop Coyote as intended:)

    Chad,

    Sandblast is March 2, 2013. Dave Jansen from Combustion Cycles in Durham is drumming up riders. We're planning to do some practice rides in Pinehurst and Area 51. Will post times/ dates when I get them.

    Dave
  3. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    I sincerely hope I'm around for Sandblast this year. I've always wanted to go, but I've always been deployed for it. It looks like this year it MIGHT fall in between a deployment and a TDY. Let's hope.....
  4. Tarheel Wheeler

    Tarheel Wheeler Around

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    Dave, Let me know when you want to get together and get in a little SB practice. Been a couple of years since I ran SB, actually really enjoyed volunteering last year, but I may be up for it again this year. I've got a killer training route that will take all day to run.
  5. Chad_NC

    Chad_NC Long timer

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    Is Anders not involved this year? Dave I would take TW up on his offer. When he rode the SB a couple years ago I think he kicked butt. I'm hoping to go watch again this year never know what will come up though.
  6. Tarheel Wheeler

    Tarheel Wheeler Around

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    Thanks for the vote of confidence Chad. Yes Anders is running the show again this year.

    You should come down and volunteer. It's really a lot of fun. If I volunteer again this year we can request to work on the same stage.
  7. nobrakes

    nobrakes Long timer

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    VCHSS Awards Banquet or Broxton Bridge Dual Sport???

    Since these fall on the same day, I can only do one.

    Hmmm ... decisions, decisions ...

    One involves camping and riding dirt bikes.

    While the other involves eating, drinking, and getting an award for riding dirt bikes ... but no actual riding of said dirt bikes. :lol3

    I like riding my dirt bike. So maybe this is not such a hard decision after all. :thumb
  8. ifixfords

    ifixfords Been here awhile

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    Yeah, riding dirt bike trumps most everything! :D


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  9. voodoo614

    voodoo614 Adventurer

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    So true in so many ways. Guess I need to get off my ass and fix mine.
  10. jmull013

    jmull013 n00b

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    Any KLR riders in the Fayettville area?
  11. truck6driver

    truck6driver The Fireman

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    There used to be several but many have moved, I sold mine shortly after I bought it. I take it you are a KLR rider then?? I have seen several riding around but not sure if any of them are on ADV.

    Welcome to the site. Maybe I will see you around.


    Ray
  12. Tarheel Wheeler

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    Certainly hope you decide to come ride Broxton with us NB. I've seen the way you "so called" camp. All the req'd man cave items...WiFi, heater, carpeted floor, coffee maker, generator. Mind a tentmate? :D I can't spoon, but I can cook a mean steak, and make some awesome apple pie moonshine. :lol3

    Dave S, Just missed you up at the bike shop. Was picking up my Storm Racing uniform. Nice looking cyclocross bike you have there. Good luck with the NCCX race tomorrow in WS. :wink:
  13. tactical-T

    tactical-T TreeStump

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    So far so good for Broxton. I'll more than likely camp. sleeping mat, fart sack and a leaky poncho. NB, I'll polish the rims on your truck for some coffee in the morning. :D Tee Dub, Ill wash your whole bike for some apple pie shine :deal
  14. eyedragaknee

    eyedragaknee McGuyver

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    Too bad. I was going to bring this.

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  15. tactical-T

    tactical-T TreeStump

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    Yeah, the mo-peds, I figure you'd bring those...
  16. Tarheel Wheeler

    Tarheel Wheeler Around

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    Got so many orders for AP, I think I'm gonna have to make another batch. :freaky

    Could just see EDK pullin up in that rig! :lol3:lol3
  17. Chad_NC

    Chad_NC Long timer

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    The way my wife is working I cannot commit to anything right now. I have baby duty while shes working because there is no babysitter fit enough for her.... I am hoping that I can at least show up. I have been there twice and loved every minute of it. Maybe this year I can show up on two wheels instead of four.
    Welcome to the chaos guy. KLR's are alot of fun, I had mine for a couple years and if it wasnt for the vibrations and the fact it isnt fit for a very novice rider off pavement I would probably still have mine. There are plenty of guys on this thread that ride dual sport but not on the Kawi's.
  18. hscrugby

    hscrugby "That guy"

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    small bag for ktm 450?

    So I need something to keep some basics in (cash, copy of insurance card, license, (because I forget my wallet) minor tools, registration, etc?) but I don't want some huge thing. Partly cause I don't think the bike can handle that, and I think it will be annoying.

    Has anyone used or have an old one for sale one of the over number plate bags?
    or front fender types?
    or small tail bags?

    tail:
    http://www.motorcycle-superstore.co...-Racing-Removable-Dual-Sport-Fender-Pack.aspx

    front fender
    http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/2/9/196/33654/ITEM/Moose-Racing-Dual-Sport-Fender-Pack.aspx

    number plate:
    http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/2/9/196/33661/ITEM/Moose-Racing-Number-Plate-Trail-Pack.aspx

    Or other brands that would be better?
  19. truck6driver

    truck6driver The Fireman

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    Yup sure do.

    PM coming.

    Ray
  20. nobrakes

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    My recommendation would not be a bag to strap to the bike, but rather a small backpack. You usually need one for riding off road and dual sporting anyway to carry a camel back. I like this one for when I'm not wearing a chest protector:

    http://www.kriega.us/r25-motorcycle-backpack/

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    For something serviceable for carrying a few tools, camel back reservoir, and is also integrated with a chest protector, I like my Zac Speed a lot:

    http://www.zacspeed.com/10site/usa/exotecSp3.shtml

    I have used mine for about 3 years including a lot of races and it is showing its age but has proven durable and has worked flawlessly and has not shown any signs that it won't last a few more years of use.


    That said, the Wolfman Enduro tank bag is pretty nice, but can get in the way sometimes if you are riding hard enough to use all of the seat, but they are built tough and stay in place well:

    http://www.wolfmanluggage.com/Tank/enduro_tank.html

    Here's one on my old bike:

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