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Byron IL DS Ride

Discussion in 'Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States' started by skadamo, Nov 2, 2004.

  1. skadamo

    skadamo I like riding

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  2. Skinner

    Skinner Mr.KTM

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    When is it? which day? I wanna go!Someone get me more info, I'm to lazy
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  3. skadamo

    skadamo I like riding

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    Man Skinner, I thought I was lazy.:huh I'll dug around for you for the good of the sport!:D

    This is some information from the DRN forum...
    http://www.dirtrider.net/forums3/showthread.php?t=104207&highlight=byron
    There's a "Dual Sport" ride at Byron on November 6th

    We run some roads, mostly gravel, but we need bikes to be street legal

    looking. I was the one that gave the riders meeting last year and what I

    said was "we have to have bikes looking legal, we cannot have MX bikes

    with no lights on the roads and expect to keep having events". The area

    we run in is growing more and more just like every other little town. So

    the more we can do to keep towns people happy, the longer we can put on

    events.

    I was amazed at the number of people that were upset with us for not

    letting them run with MX bikes with no lights. I know it's your problem

    if the cops stop you as far as tickets go, but people don't understand

    that the cops will come back to the club and ask us why we let none

    legal bikes go on public roadways. If that was to happen, you can bet

    the next year they will be out checking around for the same thing to

    happen. So if make people have lights and they look "legal" , it justs

    helps. Knock on wood, we only run a couple of gravel roads and have

    never had problems for over 30 years, but it only takes one time to

    wreck an event.

    Anyway:

    This years event should be about a 25 mile loop with about 4 miles of

    road. It should be fun for everyone. If you rode last falls or the

    spring event, this will be different trail and maybe a little more open.

    For the people that rode the Spring Enduro, it will be the majority of

    the second loop.

    If you would like a flyer or more info, please email me at

    forestcityriders@hotmail.com <mailto:forestcityriders@hotmail.com>

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  4. skadamo

    skadamo I like riding

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    email skadamo@yahoo.com and I can send you a flyer...

    Non AMA - $35 1st lap $5 2nd lap
    AMA - $25 1st lap $5 2nd lap

    sign up 8am to 12 pm

    First rider starts at 10am, last at 1pm

    The trail will consist of fields, gravel roads, single track and "quad sized" trails. The course is laid out for fun. There are also "Hero" sections with technical riding.

    Take IL 2 two miles south of Byron to Townline Rd. and follow the arrows.
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  5. skadamo

    skadamo I like riding

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    my work is done here.
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  6. Skinner

    Skinner Mr.KTM

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    I called and got a flyer sent to my email. Thank you for the hard work.


    Anyone going?
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  7. skadamo400

    skadamo400 if it bleeds donttrust it

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    hi im skadamo's brother. i'll be out there with it looks like 4-5 other poeple. i'll
    be on johns dr cause mine is still set up for the road. hope to meet you out there.
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  8. skadamo

    skadamo I like riding

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    Come on man ride your bike, image the speed you could get tuck'n behind your windshield...
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    :rofl :rofl
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  9. skadamo400

    skadamo400 if it bleeds donttrust it

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    dont you ever leave this site? man you need to get some sleep.
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  10. Skinner

    Skinner Mr.KTM

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    I'm thinkin of bringin the 950 if she's ready
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  11. Skinner

    Skinner Mr.KTM

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    Notice the 950 on the other side! Just one of the creek crossings. It was a blast!

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  12. skadamo

    skadamo I like riding

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    Man, I thought it was gonna be gravel roads and stuff like that.:huh Looks like fun. wish i coulda gone.

    Good to see you got the 950 back!!
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  13. Skinner

    Skinner Mr.KTM

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    We missed ya old man.
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  14. skadamo

    skadamo I like riding

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    my friends are wondering if you did the whole thing on that ninefiddy. In fact, they doubt it. I on the other hand don't doubt it. so?
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  15. Skinner

    Skinner Mr.KTM

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    Rode the entire course, did not skip a single section. I waited for them at the end:rofl
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  16. Fireman88

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    Skinner did awesome on the Dual Sport Ride in Byron. The Lip and myself decided we let Skinner be the guinea pig and follow him on the gravel and roads. We did some parts of the course and pictures are below.

    https://Fireman88.smugmug.com/share/qZ6lpDrk8qESA
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  17. Skinner

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  18. The Fist

    The Fist Knulp

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    Looks pretty sweet...Are those routes open all the time or just for the event ?
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  19. skadamo

    skadamo I like riding

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    Great pics!


    Awsome! I'll let them know. BTW...They didn't doubt you, they doubted the 950.
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  20. Skinner

    Skinner Mr.KTM

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    Don't know, contact the forest city riders and they should know. Perhaps we should join their club, what could it cost, 25-50 bucks, we could meet at the club grounds and ride from there from now on. Perhaps even a camp out or two, on the club grounds, they looked pretty nice.
    The phone number should be on one of the previous posts.
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