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Forum: Racing 02-11-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 50,193
Posted By ibelyna
OUCH! Was that a dirt nap?

Seth, were you knocked out or just collecting your wits there?
Damn. I keep looking for what got you. Like Jason said, it just looked like the front tire let go.
Glad you are alright.
Thanks for...
Forum: Racing 02-04-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 50,193
Posted By ibelyna
Sarah Roth - tougher than a KTM

Thanks Jason. Man that sucks, sorry to hear. Gotta get Sarah one of those German tractors, can't kill 'em. :D

Sounds like you had challenges this year as well. Glad you got the beast to the...
Forum: Racing 02-04-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 50,193
Posted By ibelyna
Ouch.

Sorry to hear Seth especially so early in the day. Tough year man.
Looks like Sarah got bitten on SS2 as well. What happened?
Forum: Racing 02-04-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 50,193
Posted By ibelyna
I95 Alternative Route North

Congrats to all the Sandblasters! Sounds like the weather obliged and the times were faster than last year.
Very glad to see BC back in the saddle where he belongs.
Sorry and surprised to hear of...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 96,929
Posted By ibelyna
Stand Tall BC

Fuck that noise Bill, you can shut those little voices down right now. Your only failure would be to quit or not try in the first place, and by all reports there was none of that!
We were excited...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,192,534
Posted By ibelyna
Lol

Uhhh Beavis... he said twatmuscle. Uhh, hhuuuhuu.

:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Racing 02-12-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 51,877
Posted By ibelyna
Thumb Awesome.

No I had not seen the whole lot yet.
Today in the car I was saying to my wife how sharing memories and stories is almost as fun as the rally.
Thanks Scott. Awesome stuff.
Forum: Racing 02-12-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 51,877
Posted By ibelyna
The shirts against the blouses... Game blouses

I was there, I seen it. You don't believe me?!?!
You think I was making it up?!?!
You think I'm trying to uh, enhance the story because I'm involved?
To try to give myself an excuse for losin'?...
Forum: Racing 02-10-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 51,877
Posted By ibelyna
Wow!

:thumb:thumb:thumb:thumb:thumb
:pynd:pynd


Congrats on a great win Crankshaft.
Team Ghetto rocked indeed.
Forum: Racing 02-10-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 51,877
Posted By ibelyna
Glory Immortalized

Yeah, it is a scene I will not soon forget. Humbling and awesome indeed.

Lurking on the Team Ghetto 2011 Thread I found a link to some great pics including the following of The Rat. Glorious...
Forum: Racing 02-09-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 51,877
Posted By ibelyna
Sandblast memory #1746

Thanks Jason. Any fantasy I had of a fast time was quickly dashed when I hit the first deep sand ruts. Getting myself and everyone else to the finish became the new goal.
Dave showed the...
Forum: Racing 02-09-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 51,877
Posted By ibelyna
Oh Jeebus!

... and this is the one that did in the kankle.

WOW!
All hail The Rat. Dood, no more stoppies on the 1100GS ok? :D
...
Forum: Racing 02-07-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 51,877
Posted By ibelyna
Fully Committed!

That is what I call fully committed!
This fall is what must have necessitated the left turn signal repair. :evil
Great pic Scott.
Forum: Racing 02-07-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 51,877
Posted By ibelyna
Thumb Steve McQueen would be proud

For those who were not there, Dave committed to getting his oilhead through the course and absolutely trashed his fine 1100 GS. Blew out an Ohlins shock, lost the windscreen. Every time I saw him...
Forum: Racing 02-07-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 51,877
Posted By ibelyna
Rock on

Rock on. Great bike and great pic of how deep and rutted the sand can get.
Hope things align to get you back on the RallyMoto game.

PM sent on riding in your neck of the woods.
Forum: Racing 02-07-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 51,877
Posted By ibelyna
Talking If you're gonna be dumb you gotta be tough

Thanks man, I just rode what I gots. ;-)
You have to do it to appreciate it, especially the heavy sand. It was definitely a new experience for me.

Jump in and see for yourself.
Forum: Racing 02-07-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 51,877
Posted By ibelyna
Laugh Use the force Luke.

Best helmet light that set up the best quote of the rally...
Seth "How'd you make it through that puddle in dark?"
Scott " ... what puddle?"

You did SS7 in 15:47 with no headlight.
Sadly, it...
Forum: Racing 02-07-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 51,877
Posted By ibelyna
Cool2 ... because stock sucks

He custom fabbed a cool rear wheel at the last minute before this race. The chain was not aligned and the bike was out of commission on SS1. I stopped to help for about 9 minutes according to my...
Forum: Racing 02-07-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 51,877
Posted By ibelyna
Talking I would be much faster if I would just stop falling.

Yeah, that was one of five falls on the "Blackout" stage 7. I later said to my wife, I would be much faster if I would just stop falling. :D

Buck it was great riding with you and super group of...
Forum: Racing 02-07-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 51,877
Posted By ibelyna
Yes, Cheers to Bill (BC61)

Yes, Bill was indeed cool.
Where else would last year's race winner ...

say hi to everyone at the start.
offer a noob his goggles at the end of SS3 (thanks Bill)
and help a noob like me...
Forum: Racing 02-07-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 51,877
Posted By ibelyna
Took half of SC home in my boots ;-) Loved every mintue of it!

Had a great time and learned a couple rally lessons in my first RallyMoto
#1 mistakes and falls cost more time than slowing down 5 mph
#2 there are some seriously fast riders in this rally (and I...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 962,603
Posted By ibelyna
Jonah Cycleworld Blog Updated

Explanation of today's troubles included at
http://blog.cycleworld.com/?p=2616

Sounds like the nav was really challenging today. :-(
Forum: Racing 01-05-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 962,603
Posted By ibelyna
Jonah on a WR

Can't remember where I read it, but he is on a WR. Some other GYTR guys are on YZs.
Forum: Racing 12-13-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 51,877
Posted By ibelyna
Q: on turnaroud time for new NASA applications and Race Licenses

Hi Amy,
I was going to call but figured others might have the same question.

How long does the processing for a new NASA membership and race license usually take? I signed up and paid...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By ibelyna
Have not done it but here is a link

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=189734

Very informative, but does not answer your Q: directly.
Good luck
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2010, 04:31 AM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,546,919
Posted By ibelyna
Dakar stalling out - Try popping the Fuel cap.

Andyhb

My fuel tank vent clogs and I have to pop the fuel cap to relese the vapor lock. This is especially apparent when I stop for fuel, fill to the top and then sit for a couple minutes. ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2010, 04:21 AM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,546,919
Posted By ibelyna
Laugh Thanks Teach

I talk a bit about the build with BMAC starting back in post #2749 on page 184 of this thread.

The headlight is from a Buell and throws some nice light. The dual bulbs wired up easily with the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,546,919
Posted By ibelyna
2002 Dakar - Happy on the TLH

Just a few pics of my 2002 Dak a week ago on the TLH. Ride Report to come. - Ivan
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Forum: Americas 08-18-2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 27,136
Posted By ibelyna
Didn't make Baie-Comeau...

Montreal and Quebec City at rush hour stole time. Stopped in Saint Simeon and off to Baie-Comeau now.
Forum: Americas 08-17-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 27,136
Posted By ibelyna
Laugh On our way...

In Chataguay now getting fuel with Anatinae. Baie Comeau here we come.
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,546,919
Posted By ibelyna
Plastics

BMac sorry, the CPVC is what I used to plumb the bathroom.

Sheet PVC is what the fairings are made of.
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,546,919
Posted By ibelyna
CPVC is a dream to work with

Does not get brittle at all. You can heat it and cool it back to hard many times without adverse results or brittleness. Much better than plexiglass or acrylic. You can probably use your clear...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,546,919
Posted By ibelyna
Thumb Muchos Gracias

Thanks BMac, I really dig what you have done with your fairing and HID setup as well.
It really blew me away when I saw your post back at the end of March.

The front windshield is BMW original. ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,546,919
Posted By ibelyna
A winter of work comes to fruition

Thanks for all the inspiration and info on this board.
Here are pics of my frankenbike. I'm pretty happy with the results.

Cut instrument loop, added 1.5" to each side and angled loop forward...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-06-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 982
Views: 506,906
Posted By ibelyna
Annapolis, MD

Garage, MIG welder, plasma cutter, tent space, shower
3mi from downtown Annapolis & US Naval Academy

ibelyna
Annapolis, MD, USA
Forum: Vendors 04-28-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 756
Views: 164,783
Posted By ibelyna
2002 F650GS mount?

Great looking product Ned.

Anyone know the thread spec to replace the '02 F650GS mirror boss clamp with a ram mount? I know it is 10mm but wondering on 1.25 or 1.5 threading.
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 26,237
Posted By ibelyna
not silly at all. GREAT RR!

wildside

Following your adventure was how I started my day this morning here in snowy cold Washington, DC. I kept hitting refresh to see the latest pics of your ride as you were posting...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-14-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 46,477
Posted By ibelyna
Frankenbike ... it's alive

Glad to see you back in action.
That is one heck of a pile of parts.
I have my F650GS in pieces right now as well.

Hope your's progresses better then mine. ;-)

Cheers,
- Ivan
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 273,233
Posted By ibelyna
Thumb Welcome to the asylum Baby Nadia

Our baby Vlad is turning 6 months next week. Congrats to you and Judiaann.

The Trans-Lab is a trip Anatinae has been pushing me to join him on. Thanks to your RR we are planning on doing it this...
Forum: Vendors 03-04-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 30,804
Posted By ibelyna
Love my Airforce

Karpaasi - I have an Airforce and I love it. I ride a 650 GS Dakar on street and dirt, year round. I stay comfortable wearing a zip neck fleece under the jacket and liner in weather down to...
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