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Forum: Racing 02-18-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,137
Posted By gun 4 hire
Wicked wera917: good luck racing with the 300 ! I love...

wera917: good luck racing with the 300 ! I love mine more each time. Another race coming up at one of my new favorite spots in 2 weeks ... Can't wait to go test my endurance. Be safe and have fun!
Forum: Racing 02-13-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,137
Posted By gun 4 hire
[QUOTE=SnoPro753;26128238]Great thread! Thank...

[QUOTE=SnoPro753;26128238]Great thread! Thank you for posting year after year and congratulations on your success!

I just picked up a KDX250 for $150. Once I get it back to par I am considering...
Forum: Racing 02-06-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,137
Posted By gun 4 hire
81forest: "This year I am a lot more prepared,...

81forest: "This year I am a lot more prepared, and reading your thread is inspiring. With all of the pro racing threads on Adv, I have a lot of fun reading about real-life guys who are trying to...
Forum: Racing 01-21-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,137
Posted By gun 4 hire
My third Scramble of the Season was put on by the...

My third Scramble of the Season was put on by the Palm Beach Track and Trail club on Jan 18 @ Okeechobee FL. Beautiful weather graced us and it was in low 60's over night and climbed to 73 and dry...
Forum: Racing 01-21-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,137
Posted By gun 4 hire
My Second HS race was in Brooksville Fl on Jan...

My Second HS race was in Brooksville Fl on Jan 6th. I hadn't done a Scramble since Mid Sept which was due to work conflicts and a huge disappointment ....but I was able to make it to an Enduro event...
Forum: Racing 01-21-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,137
Posted By gun 4 hire
My first 14/15 Season Race in B class was at the...

My first 14/15 Season Race in B class was at the Gatorback Cycle park in N Central FL. It was seriously hot. I prepped as well as I could all Summer pushing past previous stopping points with the...
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,137
Posted By gun 4 hire
Life in "b" class

It's Now midway thru my first season as a B rider. I just did my 3rd race of the season out of the 9 that have been run. I've missed a lot due to work conflicts on race days in the '14/'15 FTR...
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,567
Posted By gun 4 hire
Rebel 450 adv

Hi Guys, Im in S FL and am doing a similar project on an old Rebel 450. Same issues with the Rubber for the back 15" rim... Other than that its almost there.

I can't find the Woodsmen Cup on FB...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,177
Posted By gun 4 hire
Sidi srs crossfire major fail

I have sidi crossfire srs boots. 3 seasons of riding. Bought brand new for over $500usd.

Boots worked well until the last ride at a place I had just got to for training / riding 8 hrs away from...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,502
Posted By gun 4 hire
Sidi boots suck

Mine just failed crossfire srs 3 seasons of use. Soles separated from the main boot. Srs sole is still attached and fell off with it obviously.322910.

It's hanging by a piece of leather at the...
Forum: Racing 06-17-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,137
Posted By gun 4 hire
A First Hare Scramble Blow by Blow

And so this Hare Scramble Season, my third in FTR... Was to end on a good note at the Gatorback mx park race on May 25th in Alachua Fl.

My goals for this race was to get enough advancement points...
Forum: Racing 04-16-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,137
Posted By gun 4 hire
Thanks TBone,,, your mentor ship is appreciated...

Thanks TBone,,, your mentor ship is appreciated by myself and im sure many others.


All who wander sure as heck ain't lost
Forum: Racing 04-15-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,137
Posted By gun 4 hire
A First Hare Scramble Blow by Blow

Next race was in Dade City Fl on March 23. This was to be the last race of the season and it was my goal to finish strong and get to the top of the podium.....


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Forum: Racing 02-10-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,137
Posted By gun 4 hire
I'm glad u found this post. I put it here for...

I'm glad u found this post. I put it here for guys like you that are thinking
of doing this for the first time. My story is not unusual... So Your experience may be very similar if you get into...
Forum: Racing 02-10-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,137
Posted By gun 4 hire
A First Hare Scramble Blow by Blow

The next race was called the "Buffalo Stampede" in Myakka city Florida. A mere 7 hr trip for us .... That's a 14 hr r/t. We left early Sat 6 am and were back Sun by 9pm.

I was Really Really...
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,550
Posted By gun 4 hire
Yep... Do it now. Don't wait. It just may make...

Yep... Do it now. Don't wait. It just may make you younger.

"We don't stop riding motorcycles because we get old, we get old because we stop riding motorcycles" ~ proverb


All who wander...
Forum: Racing 02-06-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,137
Posted By gun 4 hire
Next race for me was the"Snake River 4" in...

Next race for me was the"Snake River 4" in Okeechobee. It was 28 degrees when I awoke at 6:30 am ....yikes ! (And Yes, this IS Florida).

By race time at 10:30 it was in the 60's so perfect...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,137
Posted By gun 4 hire
Next race was in Brooksville Florida. Aka ...

Next race was in Brooksville Florida. Aka "Mondon Hill" is always a favorite course and as the name implies there are a ton of technical challenges involving "hills". In Florida that means a small...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,137
Posted By gun 4 hire
Season Update: I've done 2 more races after that...

Season Update: I've done 2 more races after that first one of the season where I scored a 5th place and my first "wood".

Next race was Myakka city, known for its many water crossings and a...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,427
Posted By gun 4 hire
[QUOTE=Dusty;22888855]Damn nice photos guys......

[QUOTE=Dusty;22888855]Damn nice photos guys... Thanks for the RR.
A few in this series that are jaw droppers.
A Q... You did the report on the fly, did you use your phone for the report and...
Forum: Racing 11-20-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,137
Posted By gun 4 hire
Ftl900: wow I never heard of this. Are u...

Ftl900: wow I never heard of this. Are u originally from Florida ? We have camped there a dozen times. We park the bikes right next to our tents and wake at the slightest movement
( usually...
Forum: Racing 11-20-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,137
Posted By gun 4 hire
Game queasy .... Wow ironmaning a 3 hr race in...

Game queasy .... Wow ironmaning a 3 hr race in those conditions.... not sure if i could do that. Sorry about the Dnf. Sounds like you learned a heck of a lot. There's so much that has to go right...
Forum: Racing 11-17-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,137
Posted By gun 4 hire
Hope you have a great time at your first race ......

Hope you have a great time at your first race ... Come back and share the details please .... 3 hrs in the mud ? Wow that's long and grueling.
Is this a Tough Mudder thing ?


All who wander...
Forum: Racing 11-16-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,137
Posted By gun 4 hire
RIP Kurt Caselli All who wander...

RIP

Kurt Caselli


All who wander sure as heck ain't lost
Forum: Racing 11-11-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,137
Posted By gun 4 hire
A First Hare Scramble Blow by Blow

Here's the results:

I trained harder all Summer and made more sacrifices than ever before in my life in order to start this season as strong as possible. Not huge changes... But little ones like...
Forum: Racing 11-04-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,137
Posted By gun 4 hire
A First Hare Scramble Blow by Blow

Nice thing about riding and camping... U can spend all nite tweaking stuff if you have a light and tools and nobody to talk to. I had a blast readjusting all the controls and changing the bar setup...
Forum: Racing 11-04-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,137
Posted By gun 4 hire
A First Hare Scramble Blow by Blow

..... Also never let the usual excuses like travel or bad weather keep me from my gym training (upper body/core) and my sprinting on the mountain bike for general fitness. If it wasn't for the...
Forum: Racing 11-04-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,137
Posted By gun 4 hire
A First Hare Scramble Blow by Blow

Update & Recap:

About to go into my 3rd season racing FTR Hare Scrambles. Yep, I'm still at it. Still in the C class (Super Senior). Starting to near the top of the class now, especially...
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,550
Posted By gun 4 hire
Casey .... Great report... Love the colorful...

Casey .... Great report... Love the colorful writing u are doing.

You never found Clair's bear warning because I burned it in the fire straight away. It was unnecessary and only served to...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,550
Posted By gun 4 hire
do you have more pics? I saw the one of you or...

do you have more pics? I saw the one of you or your buddy standing in one of the washes.[/QUOTE]

CB, didnt take a ton of pics during that stretch but ill look for 1 or 2 more from my phone. ...
Forum: Racing 10-06-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 74,521
Posted By gun 4 hire
The BAJA RALLY de MOTOS

Great info and updates ... Thanks to those folks staying up late to relay first hand info.... Very much appreciated !

Rooting for everyone in this thing .... Shouting out in special support ...
Forum: Racing 10-03-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 74,521
Posted By gun 4 hire
What a frikken riot this is gonna be... Lucky...

What a frikken riot this is gonna be... Lucky fellas


All who wander sure as heck ain't lost
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,550
Posted By gun 4 hire
By the way Casey, how did u end up riding that...

By the way Casey, how did u end up riding that trail leading to Lucin at nite ? Did u ride much at night ? That trail had serious issues and were were on it in the morning !


All who wander...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,550
Posted By gun 4 hire
Wicked Nice pics and rr

Halfway thru your RR.. Great stuff. Look forward to finishing soon.
So much to do after being away for the month. I still don't feel normal back at home yet.

RRs give me the fix I need to...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,427
Posted By gun 4 hire
Hey thanks Bert .... If anyone asked what part...

Hey thanks Bert .... If anyone asked what part of the route I would do if I only had time to do a week or so.... I would say go between Dino NM and the Great Basin ..... Epic.


All who wander...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,427
Posted By gun 4 hire
Dave, that was def us. Thanks for explaining...

Dave, that was def us. Thanks for explaining what was up. I do remember indeed that a couple guys toward the rear at least waved etc..
I'm sure if any of your riders realized we were in need of...
Forum: Racing 09-29-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 74,521
Posted By gun 4 hire
Subscribed.... All who wander sure as...

Subscribed....


All who wander sure as heck ain't lost
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,427
Posted By gun 4 hire
Flatlanders do Heart of the West

Good recounting of the mud stories JB. A couple things to add: It should be mentioned that it took us a total of 4 hrs to go the 1.8 mi to get to the hwy near Dinosaur.

Here's my bike just...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,427
Posted By gun 4 hire
Ontario Gs: wonder if we saw u on the trail.....

Ontario Gs: wonder if we saw u on the trail.. Saw a ton of Gs's. sounds like u fared well with weather. rain chased us for first 8 days on and off. We started from Denver area Sept 7 and were...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,427
Posted By gun 4 hire
Gregg N, "How did this compare to the TAT, in...

Gregg N, "How did this compare to the TAT, in terms of riding? It certainly looks more remote, but what about the riding? "

I addressed that in my little summation of the trip this morning ......
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