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Forum: Racing 03-16-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,464
Posted By RallyBill
2015 Magnum Opus Rally(moto) June 19&20 Up of Michigan

Thread starter, to get news and information available, for the 2015 Magnum Opus rally and RallyMoto event.

Quick bits, to get the news rolling

- we are working plans to expand the rally to 1...
Forum: Racing 03-16-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
Dave, Good to hear your update and you are...

Dave,

Good to hear your update and you are making your comback. My attending staff, had a few good laughs that you were just in front of me during more that one proceedure.

Here, it is Monday,...
Forum: Racing 03-07-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
Colin McCleery here posting for Bill. I am here...

Colin McCleery here posting for Bill. I am here at McLeod Hospital with him. Fractured neck and back, plus 3 broken ribs. All jacked up. Surgery soon. Bill wants to thank ALL who helped at the...
Forum: Racing 03-06-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
The clinic was everything I expected. Definitely...

The clinic was everything I expected. Definitely learned some new skills. Definitely found out where my gear has water leaks... That was some serious rain... Extra shout out to Seth, for the...
Forum: Racing 02-22-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
Time to start watching the long range weather...

Time to start watching the long range weather forecasts. :huh
Forum: Racing 02-18-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
Yup, I believe the "E" should be able to handle...

Yup, I believe the "E" should be able to handle the 41 rear fine. Not so sure that the "S" would like it so much. Gonna stay with the 44 and keep the fun factor.. I'm sure not really expecting to...
Forum: Racing 02-17-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
Oh, now we are into some good stuff. Maybe I...

Oh, now we are into some good stuff.

Maybe I can learn something and translate into a better gear set-up for my lowly DRZ.

Last year, I ran 15/47. Got to 5th, straight away, and hardly used...
Forum: Racing 02-10-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
Of course, I spoke too soon...:huh Took a...

Of course, I spoke too soon...:huh

Took a quick test ride tonight. Seems that the new LED lights, I assembled, are not the right ones. Seems I pooched it and ordered flood lights and not spot...
Forum: Racing 02-10-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
Haahaa, same here. I even have the bike ready. ...

Haahaa, same here. I even have the bike ready. Now what do I do to occupy my time??? :eek1
Forum: Racing 02-08-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
Just finished prep today. But now begins the...

Just finished prep today. But now begins the "tinkering" phase, double checking and questioning if I put everything back together right...:eek1
Forum: Racing 02-06-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
Don't sweat it. If you have those little smiley...

Don't sweat it. If you have those little smiley faces, you records are updated. I seem to remember, my actual cards, did not arrive until after the event last year.
Forum: Racing 02-06-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
I'll race you to the corner... :D

I'll race you to the corner... :D
Forum: Racing 02-05-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
Holly Waaa. 25 riders, for the clinic. ...

Holly Waaa. 25 riders, for the clinic. :clap:clap

Just hope I don't end up sitting in the back of the class, with the dunce cap on....
...
Forum: Racing 02-02-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
Absolutely put the second bike, on the trailer. ...

Absolutely put the second bike, on the trailer. If the weather cooperates, not much better than getting to your assigned spot on the bike. Just pack a camp chair or other relaxation device, snacks...
Forum: Racing 02-02-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
All smiley faces, for me, except for that darn...

All smiley faces, for me, except for that darn drivers license. Uploaded 3 times already. :huh Guess I will just show it at registration.
Forum: Racing 01-27-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
Last year, as a noob, I carried in my back pack. ...

Last year, as a noob, I carried in my back pack. This year, looking to go little lighter, on the body and reducing the risk of something potentially spearing me if I go for a tumble. Will be...
Forum: Racing 01-23-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
:D:D I'm still waiting for the smiley fiace, on...

:D:D I'm still waiting for the smiley fiace, on my drivers license photo. Has not changed, from last year, but still uploaded a new one...

But yea, documents are manually updated.

Now for...
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
I do have an extra room, but still working on who...

I do have an extra room, but still working on who is coming down. Should know shortly. If it ends up open, I will let everyone know as soon as I know.
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
Hey guys, question for the group. What are...

Hey guys, question for the group.

What are you guys using for neck braces?

Thinking it's about time to add one to my quiver. I wear a HANS, in the car (and have used it, too). Typical...
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
Just called and confirmed that they still had my...

Just called and confirmed that they still had my reservation, on the books. Whew.... Had one of those funny feelings... :huh
Forum: Racing 01-16-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
Quality Inn for me too. Decided to go "up scale"...

Quality Inn for me too. Decided to go "up scale" from the Inn Cheraw last year.:D
Forum: Racing 01-16-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
Bill, What is your class size limit?

Bill,

What is your class size limit?
Forum: Racing 01-13-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
Not good man!!!! :eek1 Though, I can tell...

Not good man!!!! :eek1

Though, I can tell you, from experience, get it fixed. I had the L4-5 repair and it was the best thing I did. Surgery in February and back to full active in May. Of...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
Rally entry... Check Clinic entry... Check ...

Rally entry... Check
Clinic entry... Check
Hotel reservations... check

Now to put the bike back together... Oh, but wait, I have plenty of time for that... :*sip*
Forum: Racing 01-07-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
Definately count me in. Was not able to attend...

Definately count me in. Was not able to attend last year. Not going to make that same mistake again...:D
Forum: Racing 01-07-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
Isn't it rather the question of how many rings?...

Isn't it rather the question of how many rings? :lol3
Forum: Racing 12-30-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
Entries should open 1/1/2015, according to a note...

Entries should open 1/1/2015, according to a note from Anders.
Forum: Racing 12-14-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
+1 to what Anders just said. I waited long...

+1 to what Anders just said. I waited long enough, before giving it a go, that I already knew that the pace would be quicker than I expected. But what I was pleased with, was the total "vibe" (as...
Forum: Racing 11-30-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,340
Posted By RallyBill
All right. Looking like the schedule will shake...

All right. Looking like the schedule will shake out. Gonna bring the mighty Dr Zed down from the snow, for a little more humility in the sand. Too damn jealous watching you guys play at Magnum Opus...
Forum: Racing 06-25-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,266
Posted By RallyBill
After last weekend, you are one of many that I...

After last weekend, you are one of many that I owe... :thumb
Forum: Racing 06-25-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,266
Posted By RallyBill
Photos are up here, from local Tom Buchkoe. ...

Photos are up here, from local Tom Buchkoe.

http://buchkoe.photoshelter.com/gallery/Magnum-Opus-2014/G0000Ce_zbkHsUWo/
Forum: Racing 06-23-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,266
Posted By RallyBill
I'll let the other guys speak for the stages, but...

I'll let the other guys speak for the stages, but SS5 was a short little Super Special stage at the fairgrounds. Just some little fun for the spectators and service crews to see some action.
Forum: Racing 06-23-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,266
Posted By RallyBill
Results are posted here ...

Results are posted here

http://www.nasarallysport.com/results/2014-Magnum-Opus-Rally-index.htm

I was so damn busy, cannot even remember any of the stories I did hear..
Forum: Racing 06-19-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,266
Posted By RallyBill
PM sent with phone number, if I can help more.

PM sent with phone number, if I can help more.
Forum: Racing 06-18-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,266
Posted By RallyBill
I am at at the Evening Star, room 11. If you...

I am at at the Evening Star, room 11. If you want to send it here, you can always add my room number if it helps.

Evening Star Motel
7475 M-123, Newberry, MI 49868
(906) 293-8342

Just let us...
Forum: Racing 06-17-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,266
Posted By RallyBill
Ohhh, I like that idea.... :evil Always room...

Ohhh, I like that idea.... :evil Always room for more Dr.Z's in the world...:D

I offered my DRZ, which will already be at MO, just in case. Talk about "arrive and ride"... :wink:
Forum: Racing 06-14-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,266
Posted By RallyBill
Stage .kml Maps

For those, that might be interested in seeing stage maps and the speed profiles generated by the Jemba Course Notes system, we have posted the .kml files on the Magnum Opus web site.
...
Forum: Racing 06-09-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,266
Posted By RallyBill
Take a look at the large water hole picture in...

Take a look at the large water hole picture in post #120. 4 weeks later and it really has not gotten any smaller. Super soft and rutted, under the surface. A challange, yes, but just maybe more...
Forum: Racing 06-09-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,266
Posted By RallyBill
Kevin, U.P. roads are closer to RWV than the...

Kevin,

U.P. roads are closer to RWV than the roads in southern MI. Stage roads are mostly hard pack sand/dirt with a light layer of gravel. There are some soft sand sections, but nothing like...
Forum: Racing 06-09-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,266
Posted By RallyBill
In short, the longest, you will travel is 74...

In short, the longest, you will travel is 74 miles, the shortest is 64 miles, between services. You would be able, to add fuel along the route, but only at proper gas stations. Unfortunately,...
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