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Forum: Racing 05-09-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 90,102
Posted By az45
AGREED, I was trying to pass on he's a great...

AGREED, I was trying to pass on he's a great guy(not that I needed too) for doing what he did(twice). I race in the same class, broke early but continued on with another team. I was pulling for Buddy...
Forum: Racing 05-08-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 90,102
Posted By az45
I race in the upper 3rd of the cars and have...

I race in the upper 3rd of the cars and have passed many bike guys over the past few years at NORRA. My rule of thumb is that if they are sitting down their tired or inexperienced and I use extreme...
Forum: Racing 04-15-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,392
Posted By az45
30 minutes. You have the specified transit...

30 minutes.
You have the specified transit time, which is enough transit time to get to the beginning of special + another 30 minutes if you choose to use it. If you sit around for the 30 minutes,...
Forum: Racing 04-06-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,392
Posted By az45
Never done that, never been penalized for it,...

Never done that, never been penalized for it, never seen that page! I have to assume they were filling it in at pulling it out at the end of the day.
Forum: Racing 04-06-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,392
Posted By az45
So the "card" is loose in the road book? At the...

So the "card" is loose in the road book? At the end of each stage, they ask for the road book, pull the card and write a time on it that corresponds with the sticker? On the last stage of the...
Forum: Racing 04-06-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,392
Posted By az45
I may buy you a beer, but I'm not qualified to...

I may buy you a beer, but I'm not qualified to talk rally with you impaired!

It may take awhile to make me a believer in this format, but I'm hoping you can do it. Until then, you may have to have...
Forum: Racing 04-06-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,392
Posted By az45
Anders, I’d like to start off by saying you are...

Anders, I’d like to start off by saying you are doing an amazing job. I would also like to ask how you seem to manage to be getting younger and better looking with age?
(never piss off the timing...
Forum: Racing 04-04-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,392
Posted By az45
Define "checked in"? I assume that means when...

Define "checked in"? I assume that means when they actually comunicate with you, check your road book ect.

I've always been in sight if the start prior to my start time, then rolled up within the...
Forum: Racing 04-04-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,392
Posted By az45
Obviously ADVrider is mostly bikes guys, the...

Obviously ADVrider is mostly bikes guys, the three "complainers" in this thread
are NORRA car racers.
It seems that the bike guys treat it as a rally and the car guys treat it as a desert race.
Forum: Racing 04-03-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,392
Posted By az45
True, but the one who does it fastest wins. Some...

True, but the one who does it fastest wins. Some go for the ride, some go for the race.
Forum: Racing 04-03-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,392
Posted By az45
The page is too long, I dont have a place to put...

The page is too long, I dont have a place to put it where it viewable at speed. Last year I made notes and taped them on my cars visor.

Im ok with the motorized "Road book holder" at 275.00, but...
Forum: Racing 04-03-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,392
Posted By az45
Will they be printing the road book for the roll...

Will they be printing the road book for the roll charts? I'm thinking of going off the deep end and putting one in my car. There's no way I can flip pages, shift, eat tacos and hold my beer at the...
Forum: Racing 03-28-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 90,102
Posted By az45
Cam told me the same thing, but there's no way...

Cam told me the same thing, but there's no way you could get behind the wheel of that thing and "drive miss daisy". Kash will drive the shit out if it and the other guys are fast even when their...
Forum: Racing 03-27-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 90,102
Posted By az45
I probably don’t use enough smiley faces in my...

I probably don’t use enough smiley faces in my posts to grease up my opinion, but my only point is that since NORRA is a vintage event said to “Honor the past”.
It seems the push to make it more...
Forum: Racing 03-26-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 90,102
Posted By az45
There are about the same amount of single seaters...

There are about the same amount of single seaters as vintage bikes.
Forum: Racing 03-26-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 90,102
Posted By az45
You've been once and your not going this year? ...

You've been once and your not going this year?
Why are you lobbying for it if you know its going to create a problem?
Will no GPS make it more fun?

If you're a hard core rally guy, just leave...
Forum: Racing 03-26-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 90,102
Posted By az45
Easy Turbo! I've never cut a course in my life...

Easy Turbo! I've never cut a course in my life and I'm a bike guy! I'm not Lazy, I'm just saying it should be like off road racing was. When roll charts were used in the early Baja races, the course...
Forum: Racing 03-26-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 90,102
Posted By az45
I'm the traditional Baja crowd and I love the...

I'm the traditional Baja crowd and I love the event. I heard stories about the first race from Dick Cepek at my dinner table when I was a kid. I drive a period correct 3 time Baja(2 OA) 1000 winning...
Forum: Racing 03-26-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 90,102
Posted By az45
If you miss a turn with a roll chart, you go back...

If you miss a turn with a roll chart, you go back to the turn. If you have GPS, you could find another route or cut through to see the trail as it would be marked on your GPS.




I can glance...
Forum: Racing 03-26-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 90,102
Posted By az45
I'm a bike guy too(own 7), I just also happen to...

I'm a bike guy too(own 7), I just also happen to race cars.

NORRA is already different than any other desert race, that's why I'm doing it.

If I'm looking at a road book and odometer, I'm not...
Forum: Racing 03-26-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 90,102
Posted By az45
Wile there at it, the should get rid of bikes...

Wile there at it, the should get rid of bikes with single rear shocks, push button starters, water cooled engines and maybe even Camelbacks! Or maybe to make it easier, limit it to bikes built before...
Forum: Racing 01-24-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 90,102
Posted By az45
I cant wait to race against the Blazer this year,...

I cant wait to race against the Blazer this year, its by far one my all time favorite off road cars. One of the coolest things about NORRA is that there are cars running today, that competed raced...
Forum: Racing 01-24-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 90,102
Posted By az45
I've been there all three years and have never...

I've been there all three years and have never seen an ATC or Quad. I about about the Tecate, I'm thinking an 88 or 89 250r FourTrax would be cool...but you may be wishing your were on 2 wheels about...
Forum: Racing 01-21-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 90,102
Posted By az45
I made a road book cheat sheet last year,...

I made a road book cheat sheet last year, reminded me of high school history class-

http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c202/az45/IMG_0034_zps7856c7ae.jpeg
Forum: Racing 01-20-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 90,102
Posted By az45
Every time I read "road book" I assumed you were...

Every time I read "road book" I assumed you were talking about the full size book they handed the car guys, I wasn't thinking it was a roll chart. Told you I wasn't a rallier!
I'll look into one,...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 90,102
Posted By az45
I’ve been reading this thread HW(can I call you...

I’ve been reading this thread HW(can I call you that?) thinking that the original NORRA 1000 want run with GPS or road books, so neither format is really period correct. I think NORRA is really...
Forum: Racing 05-11-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 134,685
Posted By az45
Oldsmobuick pass on the 118

Oldsmobuick pass on the 118
Forum: Racing 05-11-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 134,685
Posted By az45
I had a pretty good time and didn't run over any...

I had a pretty good time and didn't run over any bikes that I remember, I tried to make sure I was obvious before making a move. The below picture is from Diablo, right after I got passed by the...
Forum: Racing 04-18-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 134,685
Posted By az45
If this is top secret, someone hacked my account...

If this is top secret, someone hacked my account and posted this page from last years log book.
Forum: Racing 04-17-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 134,685
Posted By az45
Here's what we used last year, I don't recommend...

Here's what we used last year, I don't recommend it. Whenever you hit a bump it clears the map.
Forum: Racing 04-17-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 134,685
Posted By az45
No room for the book on the dash, but we did...

No room for the book on the dash, but we did mount a 5" GPS for this year. I think it looks like crap in the car, but its better than having focus on the little screen. Our biggest issue last year...
Forum: Racing 04-17-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 134,685
Posted By az45
Car 118 Jeff Furrier- az45 I've been...

Car 118
Jeff Furrier- az45

I've been reading the GPS/Log book discussions with some concern. I used a small hand held GPS last year in the car, there's no way I could have read a log book and...
Forum: Racing 02-17-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 893
Views: 146,778
Posted By az45
Ron Burgundy can do anything he wants! I...

Ron Burgundy can do anything he wants!

I dont want to jack your thread, so if interested you can check the Vintage section Race Dezert to see the build, its titled- Mark Stahl's 1977 Chenowth 1000...
Forum: Racing 02-17-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 893
Views: 146,778
Posted By az45
Hey OC, I just read your profile on NORRA.com so...

Hey OC, I just read your profile on NORRA.com so had to come to adv to check it out. Sweet bike and a great choice based on its reliability and model history. I was going to race 74 WR400, but didn’t...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-19-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15,395
Views: 1,252,679
Posted By az45
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Need a little Tucson forum help with the Railx/Catalina to I-10 trail. I rode the track posted earlier in this...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 11-12-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,603
Posted By az45
I just did this ride yesterday, it was very cool....

I just did this ride yesterday, it was very cool. I cant belive the cabin is in such great shape.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-09-2009, 05:01 AM
Replies: 15,395
Views: 1,252,679
Posted By az45
I guess if I'm getting chased down by a guys that...

I guess if I'm getting chased down by a guys that had just walked 50 miles in the desert, they deserve a couple bikes!
I was thinking more of the drug trafficing bad guys.
Any input on the terrain?...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-08-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15,395
Views: 1,252,679
Posted By az45
I posted this in the Laying Down Tracks forum, so...

I posted this in the Laying Down Tracks forum, so sorry for the double post.

I'd like to ride the Arivaca-Sasabe loop but was wondering how dangerous the area is with the trafficking from Mexico...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 11-08-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,708
Posted By az45
Has anyone had any trouble on this Sasabe ride?...

Has anyone had any trouble on this Sasabe ride? I'm thinking of riding it this week, but was trying to get a danger gauge.
I don't think twice about riding in Mexico, bit for some reason this ride...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 10-30-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,745
Posted By az45
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViCfNfRQLhc ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViCfNfRQLhc

Here's a vdeo of the trail, looks like a great ride.
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