Sandblast RallyMoto Cheraw, SC 2014

Discussion in 'Racing' started by Some Dude, Oct 28, 2013.

  1. poondangle

    poondangle Slow

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    This may be an off base, or amateurish, statement, but wouldn't it be easier to first add bikes to existing rallies? There's currently no bikes at Magnum Opus for example.
  2. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    yeah, I'd imagine there is something easier piggybacking than starting from scratch, but I'm outof my knowledge zone, myself :D
  3. mothra

    mothra Rally Driver

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    Link to rally organizer info


    http://www.nasarallysport.com/main/RallySprintInABox

    As I understand it Nasarallysport leaves it up to the organizer to decide about including rallymoto. Petitioning/talking to the individual organizers wouldn't hurt.
  4. racergirl479

    racergirl479 Flying Merkel

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    As I understand it Nasarallysport leaves it up to the organizer to decide about including rallymoto. Petitioning/talking to the individual organizers wouldn't hurt.


    That would be a great Idea. And easiest, logistically speaking.



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  5. Anders Green

    Anders Green NASA Rally Sport

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    It's much easier. But, what everyone needs to remember is that when you are looking at a car rally event, 100% of the people involved are rally CAR people. On top of that, they're all volunteers. There is little intrinsic reason for them to do the extra work required to accommodate another group (bikes).

    Let's imagine it like this: your local enduro club puts on enduros. Then, let's say, a couple of guys who own boats say to the enduro club "Hey, you run right next to a lake, can you organize a race for us too? We want to race our boats!" :huh

    It's kind of like that. :rofl It's not that rally car guys don't like rally bike guys, but you need to appreciate that one group is asking the other group for a pretty big favor. What makes that a lot easier is having an solid reason for them to get involved, usually meaning a number of racers ready to sign up. Contacting a rally and saying "I have 10 riders ready to pay their entry fee today." shows that you are ready to commit to being there, which means it's worth their while for them to commit to doing the work that would let you be there.

    Anders
  6. poondangle

    poondangle Slow

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    Well, there you go. I knew I didn't know what I was talking about, but said it anyway. Pretty typical, just ask my wife.

    But, you do bring up a good point. It shouldn't be too difficult to drum up 10 riders ready to sign up for an existing rally. Again, I say that like I know what the hell I'm talking about.
  7. skywayrider

    skywayrider Adventurer

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    I'll commit to doing the Newberry Mi. event.
  8. Country Doc

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    30 bikes already for Sandblast. Whew! Starting on 30 sec intervals is stressful!

    Finally had internet working for long enough tonight to sign up. See y'all there!

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  9. poondangle

    poondangle Slow

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    I'll also commit to Magnum Opus for 2015. Can't go this year, I have another baby on the way
  10. drc42

    drc42 Rally Dreamer

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    I won't know much in advance if I will be able to get away from work... but just in case I ordered a new set of knobbies so the bike will be ready just in case :evil
  11. EOD3MC

    EOD3MC What will break next

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    If you have never done anything related to or never even attended a rally, can you still use me as a volunteer?
  12. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    oh hell yeah!
  13. FreeTheBeast

    FreeTheBeast Shunpiker

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    Was that a slight cough? You don't look well enough to work.

  14. EOD3MC

    EOD3MC What will break next

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    Volunteer Registration in.... looks like it will be a fun weekend :thumb
  15. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    You can never have had anything to do with a rally, attended or competed in anything, for that matter, and you can not only volunteer, but go Race! hah!


    ANd THANK YOU, by the way. :bow :bow
  16. EOD3MC

    EOD3MC What will break next

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    Racing:hmmmmm, Maybe next year's
  17. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    2007: Sandblast Rally, my very first motorcycle race of any kind.

    I have no idea what i'm doing: :rofl

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  18. EOD3MC

    EOD3MC What will break next

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    What no sword ?? :D
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  19. poondangle

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    THANKS!!!:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
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    jack splash Two Sheds

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