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Forum: Racing 03-02-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 30,289
Posted By Anders Green
Thumb And remember guys... this is not the car guys at...

And remember guys... this is not the car guys at OUR events, because they get to know you. I'm just saying keep that up! :freaky:freaky:freaky:clap:freaky:freaky:freaky

Anders (less grumpy this...
Forum: Racing 03-01-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 30,289
Posted By Anders Green
Laugh Ha! I believe I also mentioned at the time...

Ha!

I believe I also mentioned at the time that all the cars guys waited around that cold morning celebrating all the bikes starting the rally. :evil

Everyone should remember that it's in your...
Forum: Racing 02-27-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 30,289
Posted By Anders Green
I'm sorry, but no. "Post-Service Service Rig...

I'm sorry, but no.

"Post-Service Service Rig Parking" times/map now here:

http://www.nasarallysport.com/main/event-schedule?t=15

It's basically a field about 500 feet down the road from the...
Forum: Racing 02-09-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 25,813
Posted By Anders Green
Uh, no. By native speakers: Mandarin: 955...

Uh, no.

By native speakers:
Mandarin: 955 million speakers
Spanish: 405 million speakers
English: 360 million speakers

By native and non-native speakers
Mandarin: 1350 million speakers...
Forum: Racing 02-08-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 30,289
Posted By Anders Green
Really, any watch that's within a few seconds is...

Really, any watch that's within a few seconds is fine. I've been to plenty of rallies where I (as the guy running it) never did more than go over to official time, look at my watch and say "Ok, I'm...
Forum: Racing 02-08-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 30,289
Posted By Anders Green
Bikes are looking great! :) For you guys up...

Bikes are looking great! :)

For you guys up in the snow... it's going to be 74 down in Cheraw today!

:ricky


Anders
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By Anders Green
Helmet cam footage? You got it: ...

Helmet cam footage? You got it:

http://youtu.be/RWXPZQewXlQ

There's loads more of that on YouTube, simple searching will find it. :ricky

Anders
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By Anders Green
Thumb Sandblast Rally 2015 - March 7 - Cheraw SC

Sandblast Rally!
March 7 2015
Cheraw SC
http://www.sandblastrally.com/

Plenty of need for volunteers too, if you want to add "free food and free shirt" to a big serving of "supporting rally"...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 25,813
Posted By Anders Green
One thing to keep in mind (all, not Galactic) is...

One thing to keep in mind (all, not Galactic) is that any set of rules can be optimized to work well either for high competition at the front of the pack, or friendliness and fun at the middle and...
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 20,136
Posted By Anders Green
One might need a whole sub-forum for that, with a...

One might need a whole sub-forum for that, with a variety of threads in each. Maybe all locked?

For example, here's "Rally University", which is exactly the TYPE of thing you're asking for, only...
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 841,454
Posted By Anders Green
Ha! I have had plenty of experience explaining...

Ha! I have had plenty of experience explaining things that would have been obvious if one read the rules... :wink:



I should say no, but where has that ever gotten me? :lol3 So why not. You...
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 841,454
Posted By Anders Green
Wink Well, I think we can be pretty egalitarian about...

Well, I think we can be pretty egalitarian about it.... How about, since the site is called "Adventure Rider" and we're in the racing forum, we offer the same sticky treatment to any other race that...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By Anders Green
Good down here: over 100 entries on the Sandblast...

Good down here: over 100 entries on the Sandblast Rally entry list!

http://nasarallysport.com/results/2015-Sandblast-Rally-registration-entry-list.htm

Cars already on a waiting list, waiting...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By Anders Green
2014 had a huge car field and everything else...

2014 had a huge car field and everything else too. So there's no question: the event is healthy and stable. Just waiting for YOU! :ricky

Anders
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 841,454
Posted By Anders Green
I managed the first 2500 posts... but got dumped...

I managed the first 2500 posts... but got dumped out. I'll blame it on preparing for Sandblast Rally. :evil

As an electrical engineer though, my horror at that connector remains. Those exact...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 841,454
Posted By Anders Green
Pissed You are kidding me

Wow that's an amateur-night RadioShack connector. It has no business even being in a car engine bay, let along exposed on a bike. Please don't tell that this is a stock factory wiring harness... if...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 25,813
Posted By Anders Green
HogWild, I've seen the PDF intro to the Cortez...

HogWild, I've seen the PDF intro to the Cortez rally on NORRA.com, when are the competition rules going to get posted? I'm interested in seeing how it's put together.

Cheers,
Anders
Forum: Racing 01-10-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
Posted By Anders Green
Oh, I think that's too big a question to be able...

Oh, I think that's too big a question to be able to answer at this point. First, come check out one. Then try one. Then begin talking to other events.

Really, the way motorsports is put together...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 30,289
Posted By Anders Green
Matt is 100% correct. The content of Bill's...

Matt is 100% correct. The content of Bill's clinic and NCO don't overlap. We don't teach you how to ride, and he doesn't teach you about emergency procedures or how to check in to a control.
...
Forum: Racing 01-08-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
Posted By Anders Green
And at Sandblast, the reps from up north will be...

And at Sandblast, the reps from up north will be getting all the behind the scenes access they need from the officials.

It will be like: :freaky

Anders
Forum: Racing 01-08-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 30,289
Posted By Anders Green
Nope. All "send to" info for that form is on...

Nope.

All "send to" info for that form is on the form. :deal Don't send it to me please. :)

Anders
Forum: Racing 01-08-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 30,289
Posted By Anders Green
Hey guys, the event is now at 80% full as far as...

Hey guys, the event is now at 80% full as far as paid entries, another two payments came in during the last five minutes. So if there are any serious folks not on the list yet, get signed up and get...
Forum: Racing 01-08-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 25,813
Posted By Anders Green
Eek If I didn't already know the answer, I'd go back...

If I didn't already know the answer, I'd go back and check the previous years' threads for "How often do the 'GPS vs road book' and 'both vs one only' and 'mandatory vs option' arguments come up?"
...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 30,289
Posted By Anders Green
First it's "why don't we have umbrella girls?"...

First it's "why don't we have umbrella girls?" then it's "I want prettier umbrella girls" then it's "these umbrella girls don't give very good massages"... :rofl:rofl:rofl

You guys are impossible....
Forum: Racing 01-07-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 30,289
Posted By Anders Green
Seriously I just got off a phone call discussing...

Seriously I just got off a phone call discussing tents.
Forum: Racing 01-06-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 30,289
Posted By Anders Green
Yes, it is. I sent email out to the car guys...

Yes, it is. I sent email out to the car guys yesterday announcing that we would be doing wait listing shortly. Soon it will be the same for the riders. I recommend getting paid up to secure your...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 841,454
Posted By Anders Green
It's not a method I've seen before, but it's also...

It's not a method I've seen before, but it's also still very close to standard. More often a standard amount of time is picked to apply to all riders. The beauty of rally is that you have official...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 841,454
Posted By Anders Green
Dakar rules...

Dakar rules (http://netstorage.lequipe.fr/ASO/dakar/2015/reglements/Reglement_Auto_Camion_Dakar_2015_UK_V_FINALE.pdf) 31P1.1 yes, technically it is illegal.

However, the INTENT of the rule is to...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 841,454
Posted By Anders Green
Yeah, it could be either. The ASO generally has a...

Yeah, it could be either. The ASO generally has a lot of leeway in how it can deal with these things. In general, they'll choose the "best for the most" route because they can, and they generally...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 841,454
Posted By Anders Green
Thumb Thanks for lightning edit Troy! Excellent info on...

Thanks for lightning edit Troy! Excellent info on the Dakar start timing procedure. :)
So, with:
1-10 at 2 minutes
10-20 at 1 minute
21+ at an average of 15 seconds (2 every thirty seconds)
...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 841,454
Posted By Anders Green
Exactly. As an organizer who has cut stages,...

Exactly. As an organizer who has cut stages, shortened stages, and "half cancelled" stages (as in, cancelled for half of the racing field) what I'm trying to do is to provide to the racers the...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 30,289
Posted By Anders Green
Question Interesting thought, seeing that we're on Day 1...

Interesting thought, seeing that we're on Day 1 of the Dakar.

Coverage and excitement like the Dakar f5irehose... for Sandblast? What would it take, would anyone want to do the work of providing...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 841,454
Posted By Anders Green
Working for me, but only when I connect through a...

Working for me, but only when I connect through a non-US proxy. If you're connecting from the US directly, you'll get an "out of region" error. (In French, of course. ;) )

So far, looks like a bit...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 841,454
Posted By Anders Green
Talking Figuring one bike every minute, the rough math is...

Figuring one bike every minute, the rough math is generally (number of minutes it took the guys around you) - (number of minutes it took you).

So if the people that started around when you started...
Forum: Racing 12-30-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 30,289
Posted By Anders Green
Our medical insurance is secondary to your...

Our medical insurance is secondary to your medical insurance. So if your insurance denies your $50,000 life flight (not an unusual cost for that) we pick that up and the next one million dollars. If...
Forum: Racing 12-30-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 30,289
Posted By Anders Green
nasarallysport.com/main/Do_I_need_a_medical_form...

nasarallysport.com/main/Do_I_need_a_medical_form (http://www.nasarallysport.com/main/Do_I_need_a_medical_form)

Anders
Forum: Racing 12-30-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 25,813
Posted By Anders Green
The Mexican 1000 used to be three days and was...

The Mexican 1000 used to be three days and was about $1967. Last year it was (for bikes) five days and about $2967.

So before: $655 per day
Last year: $593 per day

For the whole seven day, two...
Forum: Racing 12-30-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 25,813
Posted By Anders Green
It shouldn't surprise anyone that that an event...

It shouldn't surprise anyone that that an event that has gone from three days of racing to five days of racing has "nearly doubled" in price, since it's also "nearly doubled" in terms of days.

If...
Forum: Racing 12-16-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 30,289
Posted By Anders Green
There are lots of people who stick around in...

There are lots of people who stick around in rally for just about three years. So you've been around for, like, two generations already, old timer. ;)

Anders
Forum: Racing 12-16-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 30,289
Posted By Anders Green
:deal Updated entry list...

:deal Updated entry list (http://nasarallysport.com/results/2015-Sandblast-Rally-registration-entry-list.htm)
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