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Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 12-08-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 845
Posted By trampaslake
Yeah it's fairly technical. It's mostly rocky. ...

Yeah it's fairly technical. It's mostly rocky.

I'll check it out next summer.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 12-08-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 845
Posted By trampaslake
I hope that's true. It used to come back into to...

I hope that's true. It used to come back into to town on the west side right by the bunny slope and lift. But that's not out to the RV park. I know where that park is.

Maybe, just maybe,...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 12-08-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 845
Posted By trampaslake
Yeah, I will when I get home. I'm at work now. ...

Yeah, I will when I get home. I'm at work now.

If you ever get a chance, and have a more nimble bike than the KTM, check out Pioneer Loop. Actually, now it's not a loop, but a ride in and out. ...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 12-08-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 845
Posted By trampaslake
Where is trail 195? I'm not familiar with that...

Where is trail 195? I'm not familiar with that one.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 12-08-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 845
Posted By trampaslake
Hondo is just the name for the Wilderness area...

Hondo is just the name for the Wilderness area that's being created. The Rio Hondo is the big stream that drains the Taos Ski Valley side of that ridge. Hondo is Spanish. Not sure what it means.
...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 12-08-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 845
Posted By trampaslake
Now that I think about it, the switchbacks out of...

Now that I think about it, the switchbacks out of the bowl would require quite alot of skill and probably a trials bike unless your name is Taddy Blazusiak or Cody Webb.

Standing in the bowl at...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 12-08-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 845
Posted By trampaslake
It's very doable for anybody with a bit of skill,...

It's very doable for anybody with a bit of skill, but not legal. In the Carson National Forest, if the trail isn't designated as a road, no motorized vehicle can travel on it. That trail isn't...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 12-08-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 845
Posted By trampaslake
Not on a motorcycle unless you go back to Red...

Not on a motorcycle unless you go back to Red River and around on pavement. It's a great hike on foot though, if you're in to that sorta thing!
Forum: Racing 10-26-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,191
Posted By trampaslake
Hello everyone! Had a good month of October...

Hello everyone!

Had a good month of October racing Cross Country. I went to a race at Village Creek MX Park near Fort Worth and got 4th place after getting a flat on the 3rd lap while leading. I...
Forum: Racing 10-09-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,191
Posted By trampaslake
Village Creek TCCRA race report

Went to Village Creek MX park for a TCCRA(Texas Cross Country Racing Association) race over the weekend. Had a good time. Enjoy.

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Forum: Racing 10-06-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,191
Posted By trampaslake
At the moment two things are the crux of the...

At the moment two things are the crux of the whole enterprise: money and time.
Surprisingly, time is more of an issue than money. Public schools in Texas are overseen by "School Boards", comprised...
Forum: Racing 10-03-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,191
Posted By trampaslake
Yeah, sure did. Really enjoyed it. ...

Yeah, sure did. Really enjoyed it.





Those things are definitely on my itinerary. Not sure which ones, but in the planning stages now.
Forum: Racing 10-02-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,191
Posted By trampaslake
Yep my ride is still on. And, for the record, I...

Yep my ride is still on. And, for the record, I am also always concerned about the welfare and safety of this rider as well!

My goal is to ride the 1000 solo. I'd really like to do a peninsula...
Forum: Racing 10-01-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,191
Posted By trampaslake
Just finished a 700 meter swim at Tyler State...

Just finished a 700 meter swim at Tyler State Park. Great Lake for open water swimming.
Forum: Racing 09-30-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,191
Posted By trampaslake
I'm starting a Twitter feed to chronicle my...

I'm starting a Twitter feed to chronicle my training and other activities.

<a href="https://twitter.com/1000foramustang" class="twitter-follow-button" data-show-count="false"...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 34,053
Posted By trampaslake
Yep I sure do! Had one for one race. Decided...

Yep I sure do! Had one for one race. Decided pit stops weren't that bad.

Great report btw. Any chance you'd share the tracks?
Forum: Racing 09-28-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,191
Posted By trampaslake
Training Days Summer 2014

If you're the video only kind, scroll to the bottom! But it's much better once you know the story!


http://1000foramustang.smugmug.com/Summer-2014/i-2pvh7bc/0/XL/IMG_0159-XL.jpg

“It’s gotta...
Forum: Racing 09-25-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,191
Posted By trampaslake
Big update coming soon.

Big update coming soon.
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,150
Posted By trampaslake
It's been a while since I figured it out. I'll...

It's been a while since I figured it out. I'll have a look tomorrow and see if I can see what I did. :lol3
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By trampaslake
Yeah I kinda figured that was the case. The...

Yeah I kinda figured that was the case. The Sidis TA sole seem to be the way to go if you need off road grip. Or maybe the Gaernes.
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By trampaslake
Just noticed your location! I bet you haven't...

Just noticed your location! I bet you haven't had any mud to test in over there. LOL.

Anybody else had any time in slick conditions?
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By trampaslake
I've always wondered this myself. Those soles...

I've always wondered this myself. Those soles look like they'd be slicker than snot when they got mud on them.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 78,929
Views: 8,654,222
Posted By trampaslake
Hard wiring grip heaters

Hello all,

Anybody know which wire to use if I want to hard wire my grip heaters so they will go off when I turn the key off?

In the past I've gone directly to the battery, but been bitten when...
Forum: Racing 04-08-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,191
Posted By trampaslake
Thanks for all the support!

Thanks for all the support!
Forum: Racing 04-02-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,191
Posted By trampaslake
Thanks and sorry about that.

Thanks and sorry about that.
Forum: Racing 04-02-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,191
Posted By trampaslake
Warning: There are photos of injuries on this...

Warning: There are photos of injuries on this page. To be exact, there are x-rays of broken bones and lacerations. Just a warning if you're squeamish.


I was born in 1977. That makes me 36...
Forum: Racing 04-01-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,191
Posted By trampaslake
1000 for a Mustang

“So, that’s what I want to do”, I said as I looked across the table at my seven month pregnant wife. Shockingly, her immediate response was, “sounds exciting!”
It’s not often you tell your...
Forum: Racing 02-18-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 241,735
Posted By trampaslake
Yeah I probably should. LOL. It does come...

Yeah I probably should. LOL. It does come across a bit that way.
Forum: Racing 02-18-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 241,735
Posted By trampaslake
Doesn't seem like the same dirt. The new dirt...

Doesn't seem like the same dirt. The new dirt seems to have more red clay.

The old stuff was almost white and by the end of the night had more rubber on it than dirt.

It seems if they can't...
Forum: Racing 02-18-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 241,735
Posted By trampaslake
I can't remember a race at Texas Stadium where a...

I can't remember a race at Texas Stadium where a bike did get dirty, except for '95 and '97, when it rained. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUK64uOljrg. It was blue groove. The dirt they have now...
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,150
Posted By trampaslake
Nevermind. Figured it out. Thanks for the...

Nevermind. Figured it out. Thanks for the replies.
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,150
Posted By trampaslake
It's a bit over an hour away. I was hoping...

It's a bit over an hour away. I was hoping someone might have a pic they might post.:wink:
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,150
Posted By trampaslake
I downloaded the service manual and it doesn't...

I downloaded the service manual and it doesn't say anything about lacing the wheel.



Yeah, in the set, the long ones are separated from the short ones.




Yes, it is the front hub. And I...
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,150
Posted By trampaslake
2008 WR 250R front wheel re-lace

OK. So I'm stupid. Yeah, I know.

I unlaced my old front wheel and didn't pay attention to where the long spokes go or where the short spokes go.

Anybody know if the long spokes go in the...
Forum: Racing 01-31-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,951
Posted By trampaslake
Yeah, I just can't see nobody thinking it's worth...

Yeah, I just can't see nobody thinking it's worth it to wear the 1x.
Forum: Racing 01-31-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,951
Posted By trampaslake
It doesn't surprise me. After the shock that the...

It doesn't surprise me. After the shock that the 1000 was, I'm sure there will be a cooling off period for everybody to get their bearings.

I won't be surprised if there are no Open Pro entries...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 241,735
Posted By trampaslake
Yeah I wish they'd do a video like that, except...

Yeah I wish they'd do a video like that, except with the mechanic. And he gives us a blow by blow of what is done to the bike during the day and why.

But, I'm a sucker for mechanic shows. I used...
Forum: Racing 01-08-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By trampaslake
Sounds great. I'll be attending several Texas...

Sounds great. I'll be attending several Texas Cross Country Racing Association (TCCRA)races this year.

I'll post up as best I can.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-12-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,107
Posted By trampaslake
Yeah I agree about the blunt trauma part. I've...

Yeah I agree about the blunt trauma part. I've got the smartphone version of the inReach and it's pretty hefty.

The best compromise I can come up with is carrying my phone on my persons. It...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-09-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,107
Posted By trampaslake
I agree with all of those questions, and to your...

I agree with all of those questions, and to your conclusion.

That's why I'm asking where you carry yours and how did you come to that decision?
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