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Forum: Racing 09-17-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By Maineroot
Thanks Larry. We are coming up with a plan for a...

Thanks Larry. We are coming up with a plan for a couple of bikes and wanted to see how they fit into the current classes.
Forum: Racing 09-16-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By Maineroot
2015 Mexican 1000 motorcycle classes

Anyone have a list of the different classes for the 2015 Mexican 1000?

I searched their site and the innerwebz zzz and couldn't find anything.

If anyone has a link that would be great.
Forum: Racing 07-24-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,242
Posted By Maineroot
Action Pics

Some pics of me riding during the event:

<iframe src="https://www.flickr.com/photos/86168233@N08/14734389015/player/" allowfullscreen="" webkitallowfullscreen="" mozallowfullscreen=""...
Forum: Racing 07-24-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,242
Posted By Maineroot
Its a combo pipe guard and skid plate. They make...

Its a combo pipe guard and skid plate. They make them in Romania and we are going to begin importing them for sale. They are hard core. All 4 bikes lasted the entire race and prologue without a...
Forum: Racing 07-23-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,242
Posted By Maineroot
I finished!!

We got back this week, with lots of bumps, bruises and scrapes. No broken bones or major loss of blood. My advice to anyone who rides a dirt bike is to RUN to the airport and go spend a week...
Forum: Racing 07-01-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,242
Posted By Maineroot
Larry- There are not many more years left to do...

Larry- There are not many more years left to do this- as it's not a sport for older dudes- so we are trying to get it before the body cant do it anymore.

They released the course notes today. ...
Forum: Racing 06-30-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,242
Posted By Maineroot
Nice! We will see you in a short while. Can't...

Nice! We will see you in a short while. Can't wait to ride in some cool weather. Practice in 100 degree heat and humidity is kicking our butts. With an accurate weigh in- I lost 10 pounds in one...
Forum: Racing 06-30-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,242
Posted By Maineroot
Update on Romaniacs 2014

Hey guys- we have a 4 man team from Texas headed over to compete in the 2014 Red Bull Romaniacs. It's been a tough 6 months of training leading up to it- but I think we are ready. Here is a link...
Forum: Racing 06-20-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 57,504
Posted By Maineroot
Yep that was me... Had a great race on a...

Yep that was me...

Had a great race on a bike we bought off Craig's list in San Diego a few days before the race start. Stone bone stock xr650r.

Prep for the race -Put air in the...
Forum: Racing 06-18-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 57,504
Posted By Maineroot
Anyone need a used roadbook setup?

Bought for the 2013 Mexican 1000. Used 4 days. No dents, cracks or anything out of the ordinary. Slight clouding of the plexiglass, you know.

Kit contents:


ICO Racing Rallye VRL...
Forum: Racing 06-18-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 57,504
Posted By Maineroot
Glad to hear you are doing well- PM me your...

Glad to hear you are doing well- PM me your address, I need to send you a care package and thank you for all the spare fuel you "spared" me at this year's event!
Forum: Racing 05-07-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,837
Posted By Maineroot
CONTACT #'s

Anyone have a solid list of contact #'s for race support etc to pass along to those at "HOME" who are tracking the SPOT trackers?

I'd like to have the phone tree lined up if something were to go...
Forum: Racing 05-02-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,837
Posted By Maineroot
Yes- we ran the entire race 2 years ago without...

Yes- we ran the entire race 2 years ago without GPS or a roadbook.

We just followed the ribbon of tracked up dirt and dust for 1200 miles too!

Hoping to carry the GPS track on the iPhone as a...
Forum: Racing 05-02-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,837
Posted By Maineroot
Gps files

When are they releasing the GPS track?

Or did they already????
Forum: Racing 02-06-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 819
Posted By Maineroot
Yes- we have a team of 4 going from Texas this...

Yes- we have a team of 4 going from Texas this year to the Red Bull Romaniacs.
Forum: Racing 12-28-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,242
Posted By Maineroot
Chilly- Thanks for the info. We have a couple...

Chilly- Thanks for the info. We have a couple months to make the final decisions on flights. I'm probably not going to get on a Freeride 250, as I am 6'2" and 200#. I think It will be a bit small...
Forum: Racing 12-28-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,242
Posted By Maineroot
Yeah, Johnny would say Honda SUX too. Only a...

Yeah, Johnny would say Honda SUX too. Only a DR350 So-Sucky, I mean Suzuki would make the cut in his book!

God love you Johnny!!!!!
Forum: Racing 12-16-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,242
Posted By Maineroot
Registered and paid up. We have the option...

Registered and paid up.

We have the option of riding some of the new KTM 250R FreeRide bikes for the race.

I'm not sure I'd want to do that without getting some seat time on one before the race...
Forum: Racing 12-11-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,242
Posted By Maineroot
Scott- We are still working on that part of it! ...

Scott- We are still working on that part of it! Should be hilarious......
Forum: Racing 12-09-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,242
Posted By Maineroot
<a...

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/86168233@N08/11299349205/" title="image by maineroot, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5506/11299349205_ae4b4af689_c.jpg" width="600"...
Forum: Racing 12-09-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,242
Posted By Maineroot
That's right! Let's party....

That's right! Let's party....
Forum: Racing 12-08-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,242
Posted By Maineroot
The plan is to come in a week or so early and...

The plan is to come in a week or so early and ride dirt bikes around Sibiu Romania to get acclimated.

We are getting set up with KTM 250 2 strokes. They come prepped pretty well. I'm counting...
Forum: Racing 12-08-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,242
Posted By Maineroot
Romaniacs 2014: I want to race it thread

We have a group of 4 guys doing the Red Bull Romaniacs race this year and wanted to post up here on the forum to get some info.

Sign up and bike rental are pretty straightforward.

We are just...
Forum: Racing 11-25-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 37,807
Posted By Maineroot
I used the Ram Mount X MOUNT...

I used the Ram Mount X MOUNT (http://www.rammount.com/Products/XGriptradeMounts/XGriptradePhoneMounts/tabid/4688/Default.aspx)

It looks flimsy- but this held up for over 1500 miles of offroad...
Forum: Racing 11-22-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 37,807
Posted By Maineroot
We ran iphone and ipads last year as nav...

We ran iphone and ipads last year as nav equipment last year for the Mexican 1000. This is an awesome idea.

The ball type X mount held up through some serious thrashing. We had a USB power plugs...
Forum: Racing 11-22-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 30,751
Posted By Maineroot
337X Checking in

I rode on the 337X team for the 2013 Baja 1000 last week.

Rafa is a CNN Latin America/Central America correspondent, he was also our chase truck driver for the race and did a story about what he...
Forum: Racing 11-21-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,014
Posted By Maineroot
I'm new to the Baja 1000, but not to off road...

I'm new to the Baja 1000, but not to off road racing. I'm thinking that a support/chase vehicle probably should not be coming the OPPOSITE way on a live race course, and if it is, should probably...
Forum: Racing 11-21-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,014
Posted By Maineroot
I saw the Herbst chopper on the ground at Colonet...

I saw the Herbst chopper on the ground at Colonet on Wed, low on fuel waiting for a fuel drop as well. They had another chopper fly in and siphoned from their tank to get back to Ensenada. Better...
Forum: Racing 11-07-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 30,751
Posted By Maineroot
337X Checking in

Here is our entry for the 2013 Baja 1000. The team is Los Apocolistos out of Texas. I'm riding on their team along with a couple of other Mexican 1000 vets. Check out Ryan's story here. It's...
Forum: Racing 11-07-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 30,751
Posted By Maineroot
Sweet bike boys. Had lunch with my buddy Aaron...

Sweet bike boys. Had lunch with my buddy Aaron last week here in Austin- who is pitting for Colin Edwards (Texas Tornado). Sounds like you guys have a Posse!

See you down there.
Forum: Racing 11-06-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,429
Posted By Maineroot
Looks easy enough. Thanks for the info. I...

Looks easy enough. Thanks for the info.

I have a couple of options lined up, looks like I'm all set.

Cheers-
Forum: Racing 11-04-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,429
Posted By Maineroot
Baja 1000 need a ride from san diego to ensenada

Flying into San Diego on Tuesday 12th, and I need a ride.

Anyone headed south to Ensenada for the race? I'd gladly pitch in $$ for the ride, beer, tacos.
Forum: Racing 10-28-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 30,751
Posted By Maineroot
Riding on Team Los Apocolistas out of Texas

I got recruited to ride a leg of this year's SCORE race. Headed down to pre run the week of the 10th. They have me slotted for RM 470-700 for my leg. Looking forward to seeing some of the MX1K crew...
Forum: Racing 10-04-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 25,305
Posted By Maineroot
Ryan- glad o to hear you made it back to tell the...

Ryan- glad o to hear you made it back to tell the story! Looking forward to hearing more about the experience. Keep up the hard work.

P.S. wore my shirt today.... that thing is cool!
Forum: Racing 09-18-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,929
Posted By Maineroot
2013 Mexican 1000 Documentary

Here is the link to the documentary on the 2013 Mexican 1000 produced by Beef and Pie out of Austin Texas.

Support from the following:
Tim Morton Baja Bound Adventures
Fasst Co Flexx Bars
Seat...
Forum: Racing 09-18-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 97,309
Posted By Maineroot
Here is the link to the Documentary on the 2013...

Here is the link to the Documentary on the 2013 Mexican 1000 produced by Beef and Pie out of Austin Texas:

https://vimeo.com/beefandpie/review/74652414/18b0364ec7
Forum: Racing 09-05-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 97,309
Posted By Maineroot
Ok gents. Here is the "teaser" for the film...

Ok gents.
Here is the "teaser" for the film project that Andrew put together while we were down racing the Mexican 1000 this year.
...
Forum: Racing 09-05-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 72,093
Posted By Maineroot
This event is smack dab in the middle of our...

This event is smack dab in the middle of our installation at the Austin City Limits Music Festival- which is 2 weekends this year. I can't be absent for the festivities! Wishing you the best of...
Forum: Racing 08-02-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 25,305
Posted By Maineroot
Maine Root on board

Ryan-

You are living the dream! Our support is with you. Please keep us up to date on your progress.

Cheering you on....

P.S- Ryan rode with the Baja Bound team at the Mexican 1000. He has...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,172,787
Posted By Maineroot
Thanks for the find. That's the easiest way out! ...

Thanks for the find. That's the easiest way out!

Done. Should be at my doorstep on WED.
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