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Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,790
Posted By norm67
Change your oil and check the screens for the...

Change your oil and check the screens for the piston cooling jet or gallery plugs. Same vintage bike same heating issue (twice) Once it was piston cooling jet had fallen out the second time the oil...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,090
Posted By norm67
RIVET What do you have to loose. 1- your...

RIVET

What do you have to loose. 1- your leg. 2 - the guy behind you eats the chain 3- the chain piles up and saws through your engine cases and leaves you stranded with no hope of a fix.

#3...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-30-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,181
Posted By norm67
Hydration rule

Half your body weight in ounces per day. Minimum! Obviously if you are exerting yourself you need more. Eg. You = 200 lbs. = Drink 100 oz.:freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 04-27-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10,766
Views: 2,267,680
Posted By norm67
That's not a trail. It's a hi way. Sheesh:1drink

That's not a trail. It's a hi way. Sheesh:1drink
Forum: Racing 01-20-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 18,469
Posted By norm67
Wasn't able to see it on the helmet in the photos...

Wasn't able to see it on the helmet in the photos I have seen... CONGRATULATIONS:freaky to Pat and you you as we'll David. Without your support it would still be a dream for Pat.... And where would...
Forum: Racing 01-18-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,164,969
Posted By norm67
With all the technology in the HAM 450 it will...

With all the technology in the HAM 450 it will never fail, so we have nothing to worry about:clap
Forum: Racing 01-18-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,164,969
Posted By norm67
Is this a sign CD is HUMAN????? Just a big kid...

Is this a sign CD is HUMAN????? Just a big kid like the rest of us!!!! say it is not true:eek1:eek1:eek1
Forum: Racing 01-18-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 18,469
Posted By norm67
It's about time he got a CANADIAN flag on that...

It's about time he got a CANADIAN flag on that thing!!! GO PAT!!!!!!!!!!!:clap
Forum: Racing 01-18-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,164,969
Posted By norm67
according to DAKAR.com ( insert comment in...

according to DAKAR.com ( insert comment in reference to the accuracy here) registration by brand

KTM- 67
YAM- 52
HON-36
HUQ-10
SHER-4
KAW-3
BERG-3
GG-3
Forum: Racing 01-18-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,164,969
Posted By norm67
if it was a mechanical stoppage for KC, he is...

if it was a mechanical stoppage for KC, he is very capable with the wrenches. He has competed in several ISDE where he has no choice but to work on the bike.. We will soon know what the delay was...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,164,969
Posted By norm67
And this is what intrests me the most about...

And this is what intrests me the most about DAKAR, never mind the physical and mechanical issues one has to deal with. CDP shows that he is the ultimate stategist, he has been calculating his moves...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,164,969
Posted By norm67
Is it just me or do these guys that went down...

Is it just me or do these guys that went down look dead tired... OR they are thinking about the repairs they need to do back home ala CDP!!!!:rofl
Forum: Racing 01-15-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,164,969
Posted By norm67
Minor flesh wound, come back and...

Minor flesh wound, come back and fight!!!!!!:freaky
Forum: Racing 01-15-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,164,969
Posted By norm67
Thanks I will try again..... FAIL... on my...

Thanks I will try again..... FAIL... on my part:evil
Forum: Racing 01-15-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,164,969
Posted By norm67
I am curious of the age of the riders in the...

I am curious of the age of the riders in the rally. The Dakar.com site does not seem to show age of the competitors. Does any one have a web site that list this information for all riders? Thanks in...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,825
Posted By norm67
Different people put different values on items...

Different people put different values on items that add to their lives.... Who is anyone to judge...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,825
Posted By norm67
"If you have 3 kids, are a good but not great...

"If you have 3 kids, are a good but not great rider, are in good but not great shape, and can afford it, do it in a car. It's 80% as much fun and 80% less painful! (but 100% more expensive...) that...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,164,969
Posted By norm67
If he would have stayed on the road there would...

If he would have stayed on the road there would be no need for a specialist. co-driver is lucky he isn't picking out splinters from his FACE!:nod
Forum: Racing 01-14-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,164,969
Posted By norm67
THIS JUST PROVES HE IS THINKING THE SAME THING WE...

THIS JUST PROVES HE IS THINKING THE SAME THING WE ALL ARE..... I'd HIT THAT!!!! Go CD!!!!!:evil
Forum: Racing 01-14-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,164,969
Posted By norm67
Borts tire is as it should be!!!! Just enough...

Borts tire is as it should be!!!! Just enough left of it to cross the line at ASS. You know he wasn't holding anything back!!!!!:huh
Forum: Racing 01-13-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,825
Posted By norm67
GREAT comments David, I know where your heart...

GREAT comments David, I know where your heart is!!!!!! THAT is the spirit of the race that endears it to me more than anything else. LOok forward to talking with you!!!!
Forum: Racing 01-13-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,825
Posted By norm67
I am getting the message( this is exactly what...

I am getting the message( this is exactly what kind of
Info I was looking for). Once again the wisdom of those who have preceded me is the sage advise. I will explore my options with "service...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,825
Posted By norm67
Thanks for the incredible insights David. I do...

Thanks for the incredible insights David. I do plan on speaking with yourself and Patrick after everything settles from the rally. I was extremely disappointed to get the news of your engine failure...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,825
Posted By norm67
Thanks for the incredible insights David. I do...

Thanks for the incredible insights David. I do plan on speaking with yourself and Patrick after everything settles from the rally. I was extremely disappointed to get the news of your engine failure...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,825
Posted By norm67
It is definitely part of the the plan to chase...

It is definitely part of the the plan to chase the rally from an observation stand point a and learn as much as possible.


Realistically I was thinking 2 mechanics for 1 bike and two additional...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,825
Posted By norm67
Thanks for all the feedback. I have been criss...

Thanks for all the feedback. I have been criss crossing North America for the last 20 years running with grand am, American lemans and NASCAR at a variety of levels of management. Logistically I feel...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,825
Posted By norm67
I am aware of the racing background required. ...

I am aware of the racing background required. All part of the plan. It is the additional cost that I am concerned about. As you mentioned importing a truck and crew costs etc.

Thanks norm
Forum: Racing 01-13-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,825
Posted By norm67
Thanks for the response. I would rather have my...

Thanks for the response. I would rather have my team as opposed to a hired support crew:1drink
Forum: Racing 01-13-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,825
Posted By norm67
Dakar budget

This topic is being discussed on the racing thread ( lack of things to discuss on the rest day until the ASO changes everyone's position)

What I would like to know from those who have the...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,164,969
Posted By norm67
Bandanagate

CDP quickly puts on the bandana to hide his ears. If you watch the videos , he seems very conscious of his appearance. Think about it .... When have you seen a pic of him without a touque or bandana....
Forum: Racing 01-09-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,164,969
Posted By norm67
NO... what he said was that they use mechanical...

NO... what he said was that they use mechanical pumps on carb bikes . EFI bikes use an electronic pump:norton
Forum: Racing 11-28-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5,129
Views: 599,282
Posted By norm67
Coma

I doubt highly that Coma will have any problem finding a sponsor even up to the day before the race. IMHO
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10,766
Views: 2,267,680
Posted By norm67
I will take 2 , can you make a mirror image for a...

I will take 2 , can you make a mirror image for a left and a right? How much? PM me.. NICE WORK
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,833
Posted By norm67
in canada Chevron 94 octane has no ethanol in it...

in canada Chevron 94 octane has no ethanol in it and that is all I run.. one option to look at for storage is an alkylate fuel run you bike dry of any ethanol blended crap and put in alkylate fuel...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,429
Posted By norm67
I agree 100%, in my hand now is always a good...

I agree 100%, in my hand now is always a good thing. :freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,429
Posted By norm67
share a secret... there is this thing called the...

share a secret... there is this thing called the INTERNET. you can have anything shipped to your house. I know it's hard to believe!!!!:rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By norm67
will have to see if it is the same one, too bad...

will have to see if it is the same one, too bad the mechanic who fixed last time didnt check the other one... maybe he did I wont get a chance to speak with him until weds.:dllama
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By norm67
me thinks the person with the loctite was on a...

me thinks the person with the loctite was on a bathroom break when my engine rolled down the assembly line....:cry
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,248
Posted By norm67
SWEET:clap

SWEET:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By norm67
staking them into the case is a great idea.... to...

staking them into the case is a great idea.... to bad no one thought of that at the factory!!!
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