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Forum: Racing 11-08-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,149
Posted By mknight
November 7, 2014 Quite an amazing final day...

November 7, 2014

Quite an amazing final day here in Argentina, with the culmination of the Six Days, and all remaining U.S. riders competing in their respective Final Motos. Due to time and...
Forum: Racing 11-07-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,149
Posted By mknight
November 7, 2014 Day 5 of the ISDE brought...

November 7, 2014

Day 5 of the ISDE brought renewed enthusiasm for all the riders, after some hot and challenging Days 3 and 4. The course was all new for Day 5, and consisted of 3 special tests,...
Forum: Racing 11-06-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,149
Posted By mknight
November 6, 2014 After the silt bed massacre...

November 6, 2014

After the silt bed massacre of yesterday, I’m happy to report that there were no more casualties among the U.S. Team today . Based on the attrition rates of yesterday, the course...
Forum: Racing 11-05-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,149
Posted By mknight
Toby Price ...

Toby Price
http://michaelknight.smugmug.com/Argentina-ISDE-2014/November-5-2014/i-PtgQBXG/0/L/Argentina%20ISDE%2011_5_2014%20%28478%29-L.jpg...
Forum: Racing 11-05-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,149
Posted By mknight
Gary Sutherlin ...

Gary Sutherlin
http://michaelknight.smugmug.com/Argentina-ISDE-2014/November-5-2014/i-554GVXp/0/L/Argentina%20ISDE%2011_5_2014%20%28225%29-L.jpg...
Forum: Racing 11-05-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,149
Posted By mknight
November 5, 2014 As most have probably...

November 5, 2014

As most have probably already deduced from all of the various Facebook posts and Internet updates, today will go down in infamy among ISDE enthusiasts. Friend and photographer...
Forum: Racing 11-04-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,149
Posted By mknight
Tuesday November 4, 2014 We’re only 2 days...

Tuesday November 4, 2014

We’re only 2 days into six and it’s amazing how many things can transpire here at the Six Days that can change things up in a minute. With Osborne out due to a mechanical...
Forum: Racing 11-03-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,149
Posted By mknight
Monday November 3, 2014 A week ago today, we...

Monday November 3, 2014

A week ago today, we arrived in Argentina to near 100 degree temperatures. What a difference a week makes. This morning, riders were bundling up in jackets and trying to...
Forum: Racing 11-02-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,149
Posted By mknight
Sunday November 2, 2014 With bikes...

Sunday November 2, 2014

With bikes impounded, and nothing else to work on, I’ve resorted to taking pictures of stray dogs, broken down motorcycles, and shiny new motorcycles today.

Sunday is...
Forum: Racing 11-01-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,149
Posted By mknight
Saturday November 1, 2014 With the majority...

Saturday November 1, 2014

With the majority of the bike work completed yesterday, today was spent doing some final prep (triple-checking bolts, going through checklists again, and ensuring every...
Forum: Racing 11-01-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,149
Posted By mknight
We ordered the tires in advance. Metzeler...

We ordered the tires in advance. Metzeler provides a pre-order form to all the teams. Due to customs issues this year, we were nervous whether or not we could purchase more than we had originally...
Forum: Racing 10-31-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,149
Posted By mknight
Some have asked about T-shirts. Of course we...

Some have asked about T-shirts. Of course we would love the support but don't want anybody to think I'm writing this to try and sell shirts ;). We have some folks at home who can help fulfill the...
Forum: Racing 10-31-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,149
Posted By mknight
Friday October 31, 2014 Driving into the...

Friday October 31, 2014

Driving into the Paddock today, felt like arriving late to a good party. The rest of the countries were already setup, the majority had bikes impounded, and the U.S. Team...
Forum: Racing 10-30-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,149
Posted By mknight
Thursday, October 30, 2014 Today was another...

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Today was another full day of walking the remaining Special Tests. We’ve not even set foot at the Paddock yet because we knew we had to take advantage of these last...
Forum: Racing 10-30-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,149
Posted By mknight
Thank you everyone. Knowing that there are so...

Thank you everyone. Knowing that there are so many following and who are appreciative of the work, really makes it worth it for me.

I agree with your assessment and my money is on either the...
Forum: Racing 10-29-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,149
Posted By mknight
Wednesday October 29, 2014 Another day in...

Wednesday October 29, 2014

Another day in the books here in Argentina. The entire U.S. Team container is still stuck in customs so the mode of operation for today and tomorrow is still to spend...
Forum: Racing 10-29-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,149
Posted By mknight
*(This is from yesterday but due to Internet...

*(This is from yesterday but due to Internet connectivity issues (which persist), I’m just barely getting this loaded for now.). I don’t know what I’ll be able to continue to post based on these...
Forum: Racing 10-23-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,149
Posted By mknight
ISDE 2014 - San Juan Argentina

A year ago in November, my son Josh and I went down to our local KTM dealer, ADS Motorsports in Ogden Utah, and picked up his crate that had recently been shipped back from Sardegna Italy. It...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-27-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 22,401
Views: 2,076,367
Posted By mknight
ISDE Fundraiser for Utah racer Josh Knight

Hi fellow Utards,

I know this is the time of year to hit the high-country on the big bikes, but for anyone looking for an opportunity to ride the best MX track in the state, with the best dirt,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By mknight
Thanks for the info. I called the Ranger...

Thanks for the info. I called the Ranger District and they confirmed the campground is closed as well as the hot springs pool, but the Kelly Flats primitive camping area adjacent to the campground...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By mknight
Baumgartner ID (status since fire?)

Does anyone have any local intel on the status of the Baumgartner campground and riding area in the Sawtooths since the fire last summer?

The campground reservation site indicates reservations...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22,401
Views: 2,076,367
Posted By mknight
Thanks for the responses on this. As confirmed,...

Thanks for the responses on this. As confirmed, no gas in Ibapah or any of the other previous sources in that general area of the Pony Express Route. We ended up routing all the way south to Ely...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-09-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22,401
Views: 2,076,367
Posted By mknight
Gas near Ibadan

Anybody been across the pony express route in the last few months? Is there gas near ibapah? I understand the trading post used to carry gas but no longer does but I found a post saying there was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-22-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,430
Posted By mknight
Just shy of 1,000 miles for the trip in total so...

Just shy of 1,000 miles for the trip in total so an average of about 200 miles a day. Riding was about a 50/50 mix of dirt to pavement. I already want to go back.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-16-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 22,401
Views: 2,076,367
Posted By mknight
Hi Utards, Just posted a ride report from...

Hi Utards,

Just posted a ride report from last weekend (Mesquite to Phoenix Supercross and back) in the Day Trippin section that some of you may interested in if you have the winter riding blues...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-16-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,430
Posted By mknight
We were treated to a tour of the Rocky Mountain...

We were treated to a tour of the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC supercross team rig.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-16-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,430
Posted By mknight
"Hooked on Phoenix" - Supercross 2014

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The King of Supercross,...
Forum: Racing 11-11-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,192
Posted By mknight
So awesome. Nice job! I have a lot of other...

So awesome. Nice job! I have a lot of other pics of Sam and would love to send them to him. PM me with his contact info if you have it. Thanks.
Forum: Racing 10-05-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,192
Posted By mknight
October 5, 2013 We woke this morning to the...

October 5, 2013

We woke this morning to the sound of heavy rain. All of a sudden after a week of dust and heat, we were busily prepping roll-offs for goggles and grabbing enduro jackets.

The...
Forum: Racing 10-04-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,192
Posted By mknight
October 4, 2013 Day 5 of 6 here in Italy. ...

October 4, 2013

Day 5 of 6 here in Italy. It’s interesting how each day brings a different set of emotions. At the start of the week there is so much anticipation, anxiety and excitement about...
Forum: Racing 10-04-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,192
Posted By mknight
Gian...you mentioned Maurizio at the start of the...

Gian...you mentioned Maurizio at the start of the week. I admit, being from USA, I did not know of him, but I definitely do now! My son Josh has been watching his scores very closely since they are...
Forum: Racing 10-03-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,192
Posted By mknight
October 3, 2013 Day 4 of the 88th running of...

October 3, 2013

Day 4 of the 88th running of the ISDE presented riders with a new course, new special tests, and all of the challenges that come with it. Today’s course was shorter in distance...
Forum: Racing 10-02-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,192
Posted By mknight
October 2, 2013 Without being here, seeing...

October 2, 2013

Without being here, seeing it, and feeling it, it is difficult to really convey what six full days of Enduro is really like. There are subtle cues by the riders…..body language,...
Forum: Racing 10-02-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,192
Posted By mknight
Thanks Robert (and all) for the encouragement to...

Thanks Robert (and all) for the encouragement to keep this going. Regarding "Jethrodog" cheering on Josh, that is great! I'll have to ask him about it. You cannot underestimate how much little...
Forum: Racing 10-01-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,192
Posted By mknight
October 1, 2013 As predicted, the moisture...

October 1, 2013

As predicted, the moisture received on Sunday night did not last long. The test conditions have gone from good to horrible very quickly. The riders are enjoying some great trail...
Forum: Racing 09-30-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,192
Posted By mknight
Here's a good link with some pictures of the...

Here's a good link with some pictures of the Trophy Team. I wasn't able to get to this test to get any pictures of them.

http://offroadviking.com/2013/09/isde-day-one-gallery-ryan-brehob/
...
Forum: Racing 09-30-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,192
Posted By mknight
September 30, 2013 Day 1 in the books and it...

September 30, 2013

Day 1 in the books and it feels great. The entire U.S. team is still riding and the U.S. is sitting second overall at the end of the day with France leading, and the...
Forum: Racing 09-29-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,192
Posted By mknight
Almost forgot. Here is the link for the live...

Almost forgot. Here is the link for the live scoring starting tomorrow morning:

http://www.fim-isde-live.info/
Forum: Racing 09-29-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,192
Posted By mknight
September 29, 2013 Like manna from heaven,...

September 29, 2013

Like manna from heaven, the clouds opened up tonight and dumped rain on the parched soil of Sardegna, Italy. Whether or not it is enough to suppress the dust and make for ideal...
Forum: Racing 09-29-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,192
Posted By mknight
Gunny has retired this year, but Jafmar Racing is...

Gunny has retired this year, but Jafmar Racing is the sponsor of the Senior Team so his presence is still definitely here this year.
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