So you want to race your 640 adventure "the Race"

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Walker Sky Ranch, Apr 26, 2005.

  1. Walker Sky Ranch

    Walker Sky Ranch Riderdown.org

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    Well, ADVRIDER.COM readers you might have seen this thread a few weeks ago. "so you want to race your 640 Adventure" which then lead to INTE aka "JOHNNY WAD"

    So now it is 4 days till the Terrible 250 off-raod race in Nevada, that I will attempt on my modified 2005 640 adv. well, not way out modified, it was all bolt on stuff, carbs, pipes.. tires.. stainless steel balls.. high fender, some frame bling and a full massage to every bolt, nut and screw. plus a radio set up.

    well here she is, number 068 "Ironman class" ...thats means I will do the whole race solo...
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    I will keep this thread going after the race with the full story and photos by INTE, he will be coming to assist me, and take photos.
    And if you would like to ask any questions about what I have done to the bike, I will be more then happy to get into details with each one.
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  2. Road Rash

    Road Rash Infamous

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    Sweeet looking bike surfphoto, good luck in the race :thumb
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  3. ErrinV

    ErrinV D Boon!

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    That is one mean lookin' 640. Good luck in the race Surfphoto. I'll be glued to this thread.

    Errin
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  4. Walker Sky Ranch

    Walker Sky Ranch Riderdown.org

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    Thanks Road!
    Doing the prelim on the bike.. new Maxis all around..
    and the 4th or 5th time to check all nuts and bolts
    I am leaving on Thursday to get a small run in before race day Saturday.
    INTE is bringing his trials bike, to do some rock hoping too. we have the ambulance on stand by for him... the attendant has the hots for him from the last run.. Johnny Wad .. she insisted on taking his pants off...even though he said his chest hurt???
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  5. michocolombia

    michocolombia Aventurero de Corazon

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    Very nice looking bike!!!

    SF best of lucks for the race! And hopefully Inte won't do much harm to himself this time, unless the camera decides to break his nose :huh :lol3 I know we will be seeing some great shots from inte, like last time.

    Cheers to you guys!!
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  6. cRAsH

    cRAsH Banned

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  7. sashapave

    sashapave riders on the strom

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    Go Get 'Em! :gun2
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  8. doyle

    doyle RallyRaidReview-ing

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    Damn SP, your bike looks badass. good luck. :1drink
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  9. ilmostro

    ilmostro Under Da Sea

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  10. Metal Doc

    Metal Doc Duc addicted

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    Nice lookin 640 :thumbup

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  11. AceRph

    AceRph Affluenza Free! Administrator

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    Good luck! :ricky
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  12. inte

    inte neophyte serendipity

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    At the risk of a Flug flogging, I'm posting a tease to the RIDE REPORT.

    I went through my shots from the trip & narrowed the field to 110+ photos to catalogue/edit/upload ... this might take a bit. Expect an update sometime on Tuesday...

    For now, meet the team.

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    ...and a couple preview shots:


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    More to come!
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  13. elfederiQo

    elfederiQo rock'n'roll

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    :lurk ready and waiting for more....:dg
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  14. GODSPEED

    GODSPEED finger lickin' good

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    Oh yeah, this should be good.
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  15. Jeff@TheQuadShop

    Jeff@TheQuadShop TAT survivor

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    Congrats on your finish! That race was a blast, now I can't wait for the 1000!!!!
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  16. meat popsicle

    meat popsicle Ignostic

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    You bastages stop teasing!!! :ace

    Out with it ya mongoloid crackers! Who said you need to rest after the race?!? :mrskbasa

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  17. moto mike

    moto mike who needs a front wheel ?

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    All i have to say is after reading and seeing all the pictures theses guys send in I sold my 2004 525exc all dual sported, and bought a 2005 640 adventure. I pick it up tom. Wish me luck
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  18. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Hey, well, here's wishing you good luck!!!

    Buddypal!!!

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  19. meat popsicle

    meat popsicle Ignostic

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    don't tell Fat Head Fred... :arg

    congrats! its a great bike and you can have a boatload of fun with it. :nod

    ps - there is one motomike on this board already, you might find confusion with that handle. he also rides a 640 adventure :D
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  20. moto mike

    moto mike who needs a front wheel ?

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    they've called me mike moto since 1977 lets see if the other guy can clame that. I had a 640 before but it wasent the adventurer. I hope i'm not making a mistake selling the 525.
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