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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2014, 01:43 PM
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Posted By mknight
Thanks for the info. I called the Ranger...

Thanks for the info. I called the Ranger District and they confirmed the campground is closed as well as the hot springs pool, but the Kelly Flats primitive camping area adjacent to the campground...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By mknight
Baumgartner ID (status since fire?)

Does anyone have any local intel on the status of the Baumgartner campground and riding area in the Sawtooths since the fire last summer?

The campground reservation site indicates reservations...
Forum: The Rockies Ė It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21,942
Views: 1,946,545
Posted By mknight
Thanks for the responses on this. As confirmed,...

Thanks for the responses on this. As confirmed, no gas in Ibapah or any of the other previous sources in that general area of the Pony Express Route. We ended up routing all the way south to Ely...
Forum: The Rockies Ė It's all downhill from here... 05-09-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 21,942
Views: 1,946,545
Posted By mknight
Gas near Ibadan

Anybody been across the pony express route in the last few months? Is there gas near ibapah? I understand the trading post used to carry gas but no longer does but I found a post saying there was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-22-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,028
Posted By mknight
Just shy of 1,000 miles for the trip in total so...

Just shy of 1,000 miles for the trip in total so an average of about 200 miles a day. Riding was about a 50/50 mix of dirt to pavement. I already want to go back.
Forum: The Rockies Ė It's all downhill from here... 01-16-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21,942
Views: 1,946,545
Posted By mknight
Hi Utards, Just posted a ride report from...

Hi Utards,

Just posted a ride report from last weekend (Mesquite to Phoenix Supercross and back) in the Day Trippin section that some of you may interested in if you have the winter riding blues...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-16-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,028
Posted By mknight
We were treated to a tour of the Rocky Mountain...

We were treated to a tour of the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC supercross team rig.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-16-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,028
Posted By mknight
"Hooked on Phoenix" - Supercross 2014

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The King of Supercross,...
Forum: Racing 11-11-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
So awesome. Nice job! I have a lot of other...

So awesome. Nice job! I have a lot of other pics of Sam and would love to send them to him. PM me with his contact info if you have it. Thanks.
Forum: Racing 10-05-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
October 5, 2013 We woke this morning to the...

October 5, 2013

We woke this morning to the sound of heavy rain. All of a sudden after a week of dust and heat, we were busily prepping roll-offs for goggles and grabbing enduro jackets.

The...
Forum: Racing 10-04-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
October 4, 2013 Day 5 of 6 here in Italy. ...

October 4, 2013

Day 5 of 6 here in Italy. Itís interesting how each day brings a different set of emotions. At the start of the week there is so much anticipation, anxiety and excitement about...
Forum: Racing 10-04-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
Gian...you mentioned Maurizio at the start of the...

Gian...you mentioned Maurizio at the start of the week. I admit, being from USA, I did not know of him, but I definitely do now! My son Josh has been watching his scores very closely since they are...
Forum: Racing 10-03-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
October 3, 2013 Day 4 of the 88th running of...

October 3, 2013

Day 4 of the 88th running of the ISDE presented riders with a new course, new special tests, and all of the challenges that come with it. Todayís course was shorter in distance...
Forum: Racing 10-02-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
October 2, 2013 Without being here, seeing...

October 2, 2013

Without being here, seeing it, and feeling it, it is difficult to really convey what six full days of Enduro is really like. There are subtle cues by the ridersÖ..body language,...
Forum: Racing 10-02-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
Thanks Robert (and all) for the encouragement to...

Thanks Robert (and all) for the encouragement to keep this going. Regarding "Jethrodog" cheering on Josh, that is great! I'll have to ask him about it. You cannot underestimate how much little...
Forum: Racing 10-01-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
October 1, 2013 As predicted, the moisture...

October 1, 2013

As predicted, the moisture received on Sunday night did not last long. The test conditions have gone from good to horrible very quickly. The riders are enjoying some great trail...
Forum: Racing 09-30-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
Here's a good link with some pictures of the...

Here's a good link with some pictures of the Trophy Team. I wasn't able to get to this test to get any pictures of them.

http://offroadviking.com/2013/09/isde-day-one-gallery-ryan-brehob/
...
Forum: Racing 09-30-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
September 30, 2013 Day 1 in the books and it...

September 30, 2013

Day 1 in the books and it feels great. The entire U.S. team is still riding and the U.S. is sitting second overall at the end of the day with France leading, and the...
Forum: Racing 09-29-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
Almost forgot. Here is the link for the live...

Almost forgot. Here is the link for the live scoring starting tomorrow morning:

http://www.fim-isde-live.info/
Forum: Racing 09-29-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
September 29, 2013 Like manna from heaven,...

September 29, 2013

Like manna from heaven, the clouds opened up tonight and dumped rain on the parched soil of Sardegna, Italy. Whether or not it is enough to suppress the dust and make for ideal...
Forum: Racing 09-29-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
Gunny has retired this year, but Jafmar Racing is...

Gunny has retired this year, but Jafmar Racing is the sponsor of the Senior Team so his presence is still definitely here this year.
Forum: Racing 09-28-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
September 28, 2013 With the bikes all in...

September 28, 2013

With the bikes all in impound until Monday morning, there is not much to do now but focus on walking the remaining special tests and trying to soak up the experience of being...
Forum: Racing 09-27-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
September 27, 2013 Getting through final...

September 27, 2013

Getting through final Admin, Tech Inspection, and Impound today feels like a major milestone for us and everyone else. Three days worth of tweaking, building, installing,...
Forum: Racing 09-26-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
September 26, 2013 Today was primarily...

September 26, 2013

Today was primarily another bike prep day. Itís amazing how much time you can spend tinkering on bikes and fretting over all the little stuff, despite weeks of preparation on...
Forum: Racing 09-26-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
Balkan Boy, I wrote up an "ISDE 101" during...

Balkan Boy,

I wrote up an "ISDE 101" during last year's report. It's buried in the thread from last year (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=800782)

but I've copied it again below and...
Forum: Racing 09-25-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
September 25, 2013 First thing this...

September 25, 2013

First thing this morning, everyone was able to get over to the paddock and begin unloading the U.S. Container. With everyone jumping in, we made quick work of itÖ.putting up...
Forum: Racing 09-24-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
September 24, 2013 We originally thought...

September 24, 2013

We originally thought today was going to be spent at the paddock unloading the U.S. Crate and setting up the pits and beginning bike prep. The container was not available, so...
Forum: Racing 09-24-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
September 23, 2013 First full day here in...

September 23, 2013

First full day here in preparation for the ISDE next week. Most of the U.S. Team members arrived today so we pretty much just bummed around trying to acclimate ourselves to the...
Forum: Racing 09-17-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
Itís been a while since I provided an update. ...

Itís been a while since I provided an update. Since the bike shipped at the end of July, life hasnít slowed down but weíre getting incredibly excited. We board a plane in 5 days. Fortunately, with...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-16-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 975
Views: 60,252
Posted By mknight
Have fun. I just did pretty much that same route...

Have fun. I just did pretty much that same route on Saturday coming from the south.....Greys Lake Wildlife Refuge, McCoy Creek Road, Palisades, Alpine, Greys River Road, McDougal Pass, south to...
Forum: Racing 08-17-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 64,864
Posted By mknight
There is camping allowed at the track, but it was...

There is camping allowed at the track, but it was pretty spendy. If you look at the Miller Motosports Park website they have information on RV parking. I don't think they changed anything for this...
Forum: Racing 08-17-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 64,864
Posted By mknight
I was there all day....from the first practice to...

I was there all day....from the first practice to the end of the the last moto. I have no idea what it looked like on TV, but I'll be honest, it was pretty darn cool.

Yes, like with all things,...
Forum: Racing 08-14-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
With the fundraisers under our belt, it was time...

With the fundraisers under our belt, it was time to get serious and focused on the bike. As previously mentioned, we were stressing over getting the lights setup and working properly on the bike. In...
Forum: Racing 08-14-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
Itís been some time since an update and there has...

Itís been some time since an update and there has been a lot happening.

We had two fundraisers in the same week. After the BBQ/Concert, we had an Open MX practice day at the OCA MX track. We...
Forum: Racing 07-18-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
Many have asked how they can be of help to Josh...

Many have asked how they can be of help to Josh or what kind of fund raising efforts we have this year.
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Forum: Racing 07-17-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
Thanks for the recommendation. Others suggested...

Thanks for the recommendation. Others suggested the same as well. I called them today and they were very helpful. Unfortunately, they do not have a KTM kit that will fit a 2013 SX or XC either,...
Forum: Racing 07-16-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
Letís talk a little about the bike now. This year...

Letís talk a little about the bike now. This year Josh will be riding a 2013 KTM 250 XC-F. Most people know this, but at the ISDE, you have to ride in the displacement class that you attempted to...
Forum: The Rockies Ė It's all downhill from here... 07-15-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 21,942
Views: 1,946,545
Posted By mknight
Phil....a TTR 125 has bigger wheels than a...

Phil....a TTR 125 has bigger wheels than a KLX110. If you're going for a KLX, I would go for the newer ones that came with electric start, otherwise I would look for a TTR 110. When Yamaha stopped...
Forum: Racing 07-14-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 43,287
Posted By mknight
Hi everyone. Just letting anybody know that was...

Hi everyone. Just letting anybody know that was previously subscribed to this thread, that "Part 2, Josh to Italy" has started here:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=903634
Forum: Racing 07-14-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,499
Posted By mknight
ISDE 2013 - Sardegna, Italy

Just over a year ago, our family’s entire summer turned into a whirlwind of activity and preparation, in anticipation of what we were considering at that time to be a “once in a lifetime”...
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