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Forum: Vendors 04-26-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,106
Posted By metal
I will be in Irvine on Monday. I should be free...

I will be in Irvine on Monday. I should be free most of the day.
Forum: Vendors 04-25-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,106
Posted By metal
Thumb Several brand new 661 protectors (Sub Gear, Back Protectors, padded shorts)

Up for sale are several brand new 2011 SixSixOne protective riding items. These items are all great for both motorcycle riding and mountain biking. The bicycle shop I work out is getting ready to...
Forum: Racing 07-04-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,886
Posted By metal
Seriously. Pack it up after 1 Trophy Truck or...

Seriously. Pack it up after 1 Trophy Truck or Class 1 passes you?
If all the bike/quad teams this year listened to this advice there would have been 6 bikes crossing the finish line.
Gustavo...
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 756
Posted By metal
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Up for sale today are a couple of parts left from my KTM 950 ADV. I was planning on getting another 950, but that ship has sailed. I accept Paypal (prefer a personal payment as it saves me fees) and...
Forum: Racing 04-25-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 15,721
Posted By metal
On the Ammie line yesterday at the Vikings Hare &...

On the Ammie line yesterday at the Vikings Hare & Hound I saw couple of people go over the bars with a bike cartwheeling after them within the first 5 miles or so. Neither of them were at those...
Forum: Racing 03-21-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 15,721
Posted By metal
Not sure if any of you ADVriders went out to the...

Not sure if any of you ADVriders went out to the Prospectors Enduro. It was pretty epic out there yesterday. The course was good, and the light sprinkle that the race started with got pretty hard by...
Forum: Racing 03-15-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 15,721
Posted By metal
I'm a B level Enduro rider and don't even own a...

I'm a B level Enduro rider and don't even own a computer. I usually ride on a minute with a fast A rider. Just stay on his wheel and you're good. I did the Prospector's Enduro last year. The first...
Forum: Racing 02-16-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By metal
Are you going out the the Check Chase? I...

Are you going out the the Check Chase?
I learned a lot from this last weekend and hope to do a bit better at the Checkers race. I just hope my body fully recovers by then.
Forum: Racing 02-15-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By metal
I was running LWT II Intermediate. I was 2nd in...

I was running LWT II Intermediate. I was 2nd in class and 7th out of the yellow bars.
Forum: Racing 02-15-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By metal
Was this hill climb on the beginning of the...

Was this hill climb on the beginning of the second loop? There was a bit of a bottleneck here when I came through.
Forum: Racing 12-23-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 29,364
Posted By metal
It was nice meeting you. Thanks for posting the...

It was nice meeting you. Thanks for posting the picture. Did you take any during the race?
Forum: Racing 11-29-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 29,364
Posted By metal
Mike, I finished around 7:00pm on Friday, so...

Mike,

I finished around 7:00pm on Friday, so just short of 36 hours. I got about 4 hours of sleep during the race. Had 5 front flat tires that slowed me down. I even got one heading up the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,091
Posted By metal
Day 63 August 5, 2010 Wildwood, FL to Heath, TX ...

Day 63 August 5, 2010 Wildwood, FL to Heath, TX
Well the sleep that I was hoping for never happened. Again it was just too hot and too humid. Again I was in my tent in just my boardshorts sweating...
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,091
Posted By metal
Day 62 August, 4, 2010 Key Largo, FL to Wildwood,...

Day 62 August, 4, 2010 Key Largo, FL to Wildwood, FL
I had another horrible night of sleep. A combination of the heat and the light made it very hard for me to fall asleep. Also I was pretty...
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,091
Posted By metal
Day 61 August 3, 2010 Turbeville, SC to Key ...

Day 61 August 3, 2010 Turbeville, SC to Key Largo, FL
I had one of the worst nights sleep all summer. The heat and humidity just were too much for me. It took me a a good amount of time to fall...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,091
Posted By metal
Day 60 August, 2 2010 Chesapeake, VA to...

Day 60 August, 2 2010 Chesapeake, VA to Turbeville, SC
I got another early start. I guess I forgot one small detail from the last time a slept in a Walmart parking lot. They keep all of the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,091
Posted By metal
Day 59 August 1, 2010 Princeton, NJ to...

Day 59 August 1, 2010 Princeton, NJ to Chesapeake, VA
I got a nice early start this morning. My cousin's husband was heading out to do his morning workout when I woke up. While everybody else was...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-21-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,680,012
Posted By metal
As Rick James once said... <object...

As Rick James once said...

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Forum: Orange Crush 09-21-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,680,012
Posted By metal
Were you and you buddy able to fix your tank? My...

Were you and you buddy able to fix your tank? My tank has a small crack in it and I'm not sure where one of my brass inserts went that the bracket attaches to. Does anyone know if this material can...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-21-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,680,012
Posted By metal
I assume you're talking about the Parker 250. It...

I assume you're talking about the Parker 250. It is the only other time I raced the SE. I did OK. It just wasn't a good race for the SE. The course was an 80 mile loop and the bike only did well on...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-21-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,680,012
Posted By metal
Dino, It was mounted correctly, so I was pretty...

Dino,
It was mounted correctly, so I was pretty bummed it happened. I think the mounting system isn't stiff enough side to side. I think what happened was that I hit a series of pretty hard G-outs...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-21-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,680,012
Posted By metal
I swapped my goggles to a set with clear lenses...

I swapped my goggles to a set with clear lenses at my last pit. Unfortunately they were old with bad foam. The silt and trucks made for some bloodshot eyes and a bit of a zombie look.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-21-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,680,012
Posted By metal
Ken, Keep me in the loop. I'm racing the...

Ken,

Keep me in the loop. I'm racing the 1000, so as long as I am not behind on prepping my race bike and what not I'm down. If you have any details, shoot me a PM.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-21-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,680,012
Posted By metal
Pit. Filling both tanks. This was before my...

Pit. Filling both tanks. This was before my Neduro tank broke.

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Forum: Orange Crush 09-21-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,680,012
Posted By metal
2010 BITD Vegas o Reno finishline. I was in 2nd...

2010 BITD Vegas o Reno finishline.
I was in 2nd in Ironman Expert with 100 miles to go when I shredded my rear tire. Long story short it took almost 4 hours to get a spare. I was on pace to finish...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,091
Posted By metal
Day 58 July 31, 2010 Princeton, NJ I got a...

Day 58 July 31, 2010 Princeton, NJ
I got a nice late start today. I planned to at least stay in Princeton for the full day, so waking up early was not a priority. My cousin cooked us some Indian...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,397
Posted By metal
I've been running SE wheels on my 950 ADV for...

I've been running SE wheels on my 950 ADV for quite a while now. They work just fine. You will just need to swap your wheel spacers over as they are different on the two bikes.
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,091
Posted By metal
After lunch I decided to stick to the I-95 as I...

After lunch I decided to stick to the I-95 as I didn't want to get into <st1:place w:st="on">Princeton</st1:place> too late. The going was much faster than hwy1. <st1:state w:st="on"><st1:place...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,091
Posted By metal
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Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,091
Posted By metal
Heading out to Vegas. I have been working like...

Heading out to Vegas. I have been working like crazy getting the bike prepped. I'll have my Spot tracker with me for the race, so you can track me that way. I'll update my ride report when I get home.
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,091
Posted By metal
Bundy, I have been racing BITD races solo. I...

Bundy,
I have been racing BITD races solo. I have a group of friends that come out to all of my races for support though.
You'd be surprised what sort of adventures you can get yourself into. My...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,091
Posted By metal
Day 56 July 29, 2010 Woodland, ME to Northport,...

Day 56 July 29, 2010 Woodland, ME to Northport, ME

I didn’t sleep to well last night. Unfortunately I didn’t know that a light right next to where I was camped would be on all night. The inside of...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,091
Posted By metal
Bundy, Z-Racing is my local shop, so I'm in...

Bundy,
Z-Racing is my local shop, so I'm in there from time to time. I'm usually there before my big trips or races so that I can get things prep'd.
I am not affiliated with Best in the Desert. I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,091
Posted By metal
Craig, The rear tail light that I have is...

Craig,

The rear tail light that I have is from a company called Sic Ass Racing. Yeah, pretty bad name.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,091
Posted By metal
Day 55 July 28, 2010 Gilead, ME to Woodland, ME ...

Day 55 July 28, 2010 Gilead, ME to Woodland, ME

Last night I heard the train come by 2 times. It was very loud and very long. I could feel the ground shaking as I wasn't too far from the tracks. I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,091
Posted By metal
Day 54 July 27, 2010 Bath, NY to Gilead, ME ...

Day 54 July 27, 2010 Bath, NY to Gilead, ME

I made it through the night with nobody bothering me. I woke up and saw a bunch of these little snails and slugs crawling on my tent. I the name of...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,091
Posted By metal
Day 53 July 26, 2010 Columbus, OH to Bath, NY ...

Day 53 July 26, 2010 Columbus, OH to Bath, NY
I woke up in the morning right before my cousin and her son left for the morning. She had work, and he had a summer day camp. I said my good-byes and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,091
Posted By metal
Day 52 July 25, 2010 Columbus, OH Knowing that...

Day 52 July 25, 2010 Columbus, OH
Knowing that I was going to stay in Columbus for the day I took my time waking up. My cousin cooked some omelets which were pretty amazing. It had rained in the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,091
Posted By metal
Day 51 July 24, 2010 Mukwonago, WI to Columbus,...

Day 51 July 24, 2010 Mukwonago, WI to Columbus, OH

Got a pretty late start this morning. This usually happens when you go to sleep cloase to 2am. Craig's wife made some very good breakfast...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,091
Posted By metal
Day 50 July 23, 2010 Casselton, ND to Mukwonago,...

Day 50 July 23, 2010 Casselton, ND to Mukwonago, WI

Woke up with company. Several of the mosquitoes that I was accompanied by last night decided to join me in my tent. Actually they were in the...
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