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Forum: Racing Today, 03:36 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,466
Posted By HogWild
Darren and NORRA are handling the hotel thing, so...

Darren and NORRA are handling the hotel thing, so I'll have to check with them. BUT, my understanding is the Mexicali room would be for the night of TUESDAY April 21. The race (liaison) starts at...
Forum: Racing 01-24-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,466
Posted By HogWild
You will need to bring a gas can that we will...

You will need to bring a gas can that we will transport to the remote pit(s) for you. For the bikes/quads only, we will fill that gas can for you, so bring it empty, unless you're extra generous and...
Forum: Racing 01-24-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,466
Posted By HogWild
Nothing special. No difference between Northern...

Nothing special. No difference between Northern Baja and Northern Sonora. Having Mexican insurance on all your vehicles is always a good idea.

The only thing is that there's a small toll on the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-23-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By HogWild
I've done a few more that a "couple" of clicks to...

I've done a few more that a "couple" of clicks to get where I am, but with some wasteful government funding coming my way I could be doing even more clicking! :D

I have a certain 10,000 square...
Forum: Racing 01-23-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 44,837
Posted By HogWild
I removed my post.

I removed my post.
Forum: Racing 01-22-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,466
Posted By HogWild
I'd give him a discount on entry if he would try...

I'd give him a discount on entry if he would try it on his sidecar! I'd even throw in my tow rope. :D

Actually, the first time I went to this place was in 2005 on my sidecar, in preparation for...
Forum: Racing 01-21-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,466
Posted By HogWild
We don't have an hourly schedule yet. But we'll...

We don't have an hourly schedule yet. But we'll try to schedule things to accommodate a noon arrival.
Forum: Racing 01-21-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,466
Posted By HogWild
It is a valid point. It's also a tough issue. ...

It is a valid point. It's also a tough issue. We're doing our best to be accommodating, while walking a thin line on a host of rules and issues. I try to leave the 4-wheel decisions to Darren,...
Forum: Racing 01-21-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,466
Posted By HogWild
Talk to Darren about the Cortez Rally rules, and...

Talk to Darren about the Cortez Rally rules, and try to cut us a little break. We're bringing some fresh terrain to the racing world so you guys can go have some fun. It's not easy (or cheap)...
Forum: Racing 01-21-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,466
Posted By HogWild
Getting the word out for UTV guys looking at...

Getting the word out for UTV guys looking at Cortez Rally. We will NOT require a fuel cell in place of the stock tank. Run your stock tank!

I don't know what will be decided on that for Mexican...
Forum: Racing 01-21-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,466
Posted By HogWild
Yes, bring him. But be sure to have a full ice...

Yes, bring him. But be sure to have a full ice chest of beer so he has something to do for a couple of days. If he gets too bored give him these as a stage start and finish:
36 5.723'N 115...
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5,750
Views: 694,863
Posted By HogWild
VERY interesting, thanks Myway!

VERY interesting, thanks Myway!
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,466
Posted By HogWild
Thank you Jason! Don't forget, a Cortez...

Thank you Jason!

Don't forget, a Cortez entry gets you a few days of this Grand bonus thrown in too, at some later date. So you get a huge extra bang-for-the-buck! Any of you who have already...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,466
Posted By HogWild
The penalty period is still being discussed by...

The penalty period is still being discussed by NORRA. I don't think a final decision has been made.
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,466
Posted By HogWild
Thanks Bill. We have that under control for...

Thanks Bill. We have that under control for Cortez Rally. NORRA is still working out the details, so not sure how they would handle that for Mex1K since they are doing a few things differently. ...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 453,731
Posted By HogWild
Yes, Harley uses the sealed Deutsch connectors. ...

Yes, Harley uses the sealed Deutsch connectors. And the prices at the Harley dealer were surprisingly affordable, especially compared to many other Harley parts.
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,466
Posted By HogWild
The sealed envelope concept was our approach all...

The sealed envelope concept was our approach all along for Cortez Rally, though with a much stiffer time penalty. For Cortez Rally, it's part of our safety plan, not a way to avoid the roadbook. ...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,466
Posted By HogWild
Thanks Mark for getting that info! Just to...

Thanks Mark for getting that info!

Just to be clear, here's the bigger picture rough schedule for bikes/quads/UTVs (cars have a different schedule for Mex1K):
April 21: Cortez Rally Navigation...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5,750
Views: 694,863
Posted By HogWild
Shortcutting by top teams DOES happen in Dakar. ...

Shortcutting by top teams DOES happen in Dakar. Ask Johnny Campbell, he even texted about it. I also found proof of it in new Google Earth imagery that was taken after Dakar had passed through. In...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5,750
Views: 694,863
Posted By HogWild
Our plan all along has been to break even with...

Our plan all along has been to break even with Cortez Rally, which at that entry fee is exactly where we should come out. Don't forget the helicopter, all the government permits, ejido fees,...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 5,750
Views: 694,863
Posted By HogWild
I have no beef with RallyBlitz or any other app. ...

I have no beef with RallyBlitz or any other app. Where did I ever say anything bad about it? Not sure where you got that? I think it's a fantastic app, actually the best of its kind. ...
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5,750
Views: 694,863
Posted By HogWild
Paul, I agree with some of what you say, but...

Paul, I agree with some of what you say, but there is still a need to control devices. For example, a key element of rally is not knowing what's around the next bend, or even how sharp that next...
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5,750
Views: 694,863
Posted By HogWild
It's actually not so hard to make mapping of...

It's actually not so hard to make mapping of stages from the roadbook pretty difficult. We'll be doing a thing or two at the Cortez Rally to make that type of effort more trouble than it's worth.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-18-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 609
Posted By HogWild
I think he means "curve". It's probably not...

I think he means "curve". It's probably not something YOU would use, but I see value in having such a number for some rides.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-18-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 609
Posted By HogWild
Ask DaveRMS if he could add it to Rally Navigator...

Ask DaveRMS if he could add it to Rally Navigator (http://www.rallynavigator.com/). That "fun factor" number would be cool to have at the beginning of a roadbook!
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 888
Posted By HogWild
Keep in mind Pig is looking at the Cortez Rally...

Keep in mind Pig is looking at the Cortez Rally (http://norra.com/cortez_rally.php) as well, which requires a range of 140 miles (225km), unless he's willing to take a time hit for an "on-the-clock"...
Forum: Racing 01-16-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11,234
Views: 780,094
Posted By HogWild
Rally joke: ...

Rally joke:
http://www.HogWildRacing.com/dakar2015/JCreadinabook.png
Forum: Racing 01-16-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11,234
Views: 780,094
Posted By HogWild
While you all go on about trivial stuff, this is...

While you all go on about trivial stuff, this is a Peruvian Alpaca surfing with a guy on a giant wave that's about to crash on a hot chick sitting on her surf board watching a Dakar quad pass buy,...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 11,234
Views: 780,094
Posted By HogWild
Fish Taaaaacos! ...

Fish Taaaaacos!

http://www.HogWildRacing.com/dakar2015/JC-FishTacos.png
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 11,234
Views: 780,094
Posted By HogWild
In the Robby Gordon crash video...

In the Robby Gordon crash video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8mJ7lWEiWM) you can see the speed they were going at the moment they leave the road, 106km/h, which is 66mph. I think that speed...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,466
Posted By HogWild
Oops, my mistake above (I corrected it). To be...

Oops, my mistake above (I corrected it). To be consistent, both M1K and Cortez Rally are in miles. To avoid confusion we will only print one set of roadbooks, always in miles.
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11,234
Views: 780,094
Posted By HogWild
Being an engineer (aren't we all), I'm looking at...

Being an engineer (aren't we all), I'm looking at the moto withdrawal data. Specifically I'm looking for all those bikes that were "destroyed" by the salt. The data suggests the withdrawals since...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,466
Posted By HogWild
3 liters total for bikes. No need for a tank on...

3 liters total for bikes. No need for a tank on the bike. If the race was mid-summer, this rule would be different!
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5,750
Views: 694,863
Posted By HogWild
Ok, I'll take the job at full price then sub it...

Ok, I'll take the job at full price then sub it out to you for half price. Plus $20 bonus for every stage the customer wins! Deal?
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,466
Posted By HogWild
Specific to your interests, we're still working...

Specific to your interests, we're still working out timing and scoring, as NORRA is doing the same. We'll probably do mostly whatever NORRA settles on, though some of the scoring will be slightly...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5,750
Views: 694,863
Posted By HogWild
And when your GPS is cleared out and the microSD...

And when your GPS is cleared out and the microSD card is removed, what's going to happen to that sat imagery and your tracks?
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5,750
Views: 694,863
Posted By HogWild
You don't need WiFi to download GPS tracks or...

You don't need WiFi to download GPS tracks or view Google Earth imagery on your smart device.
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,466
Posted By HogWild
No.

No.
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5,750
Views: 694,863
Posted By HogWild
That's partly why for Cortez Rally we won't allow...

That's partly why for Cortez Rally we won't allow use of smart phones during the stage (except for emergency purposes), and won't allow them to be mounted on the bike or where they can be seen. It's...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-14-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 760
Posted By HogWild
Some people are perfectly fine with stealing...

Some people are perfectly fine with stealing someone's hard work. Others have morals. If the rolls were reversed, and you had created something and were asking to be paid for it, you would scream...
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