Portland / Oregon ADVers? Be a Sidecar Passenger at PIR this weekend!

Discussion in 'Hacks' started by Bad Cat Racing, Jun 17, 2009.

  1. Bad Cat Racing

    Bad Cat Racing F1 Sidecar Racer

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    Location:
    Santa Cruz, CA
    The sidecars will be out again in Portland this weekend with OMRRA at Portland International Raceway. If you want to come down and give passenger duty a try on a Formula I or Formula II sidecar at race pace, send me some mail at < moike (at) badcatracing (dot) com > We're short two or three able bodies and have chairs to fill.

    Requirements:
    ~ Snell Helmet
    ~ 1pc or 2pc 360 zip leathers
    ~ Decent MC gloves
    ~ Decent (flexible) MC boots or Chuck Taylors
    ~ Back Protector

    Come out Saturday ass-early at 7:00 AM for practice...

    http://www.portlandraceway.com/index.php?option=com_events&task=view_detail&agid=78&year=2009&month=06&day=20&Itemid=123

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  2. RedMenace

    RedMenace Adventure Sidecar

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    GoodLiver,Oregon,USA
    Damn! This always happens on weekends when I am teaching!

    Oh well. My riding rear is all textile now, anyways...
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  3. Bad Cat Racing

    Bad Cat Racing F1 Sidecar Racer

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    Shame... Even in the textiles I could have taken you out for the two lap 'fan ride' during lunch on the Becker.

    And I'd have turned the knobs to 11 for you. :rofl
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  4. OMW

    OMW Been here awhile

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    Location:
    Wrexham Wales
    Excuse my ignorance but are all the racers set up with passenger "English / left side " or does anyone use one set up the other way round. I love to see the racers with out the bodywork. any chance of a few pics ? please !
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  5. Bad Cat Racing

    Bad Cat Racing F1 Sidecar Racer

    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2008
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    Location:
    Santa Cruz, CA
    Yes, these days they are all built with the sidecar on the 'proper' side for racing purposes.

    Some skinless photos...

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