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Old 01-27-2013, 07:45 PM   #1
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LAMEco and Race for the wounded take on the 2013 Mexican 1000 for charity

LAMEco and Race for the wounded have joined forces.













So now I give you LAMEco/Race for the wounded.



We will be racing two bikes. Honzilla and A yamaha XT 500 ( formerly belonging to inmate grimmboy).

It looks like Honzilla will be the oldest bike in the race again. I have fitted some new rear shocks to Honzilla, and this time they are sprung correctly. Oh and the wheels are round now too!!


We have a few things to do and Honzilla will be ready to go. She will be a little quieter now due to the reworked LAMEco pipe, but not much.

The Yamaha just needed a few little things. I am in the process of getting a steering stabilizer for the blue bike. Parts should be done end of next week.



Let the fun begin.

-John

ps I am trying to get some shirts made, but in true LAMEco fashion it will be a last minute deal. Stay tuned.
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Old 01-27-2013, 11:55 PM   #2
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It looks like you're 2/3rds of the vintage bikes so far. Is it a riders TBD thing or are you going to ride them both?
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Old 01-28-2013, 08:26 AM   #3
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Do you have the team set yet John? Scott just hit me up he is going to be working for the race so is out as chase. Vera is still working to see if she can make it or not, but you got me buddy. Looks like I am going to fly in, Chris is going to pick me up in Ca. and we will drive down. I am still trying to get with Hup for ya but I will let you know when I get something back.
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Old 01-28-2013, 07:20 PM   #4
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Do you have the team set yet John? Scott just hit me up he is going to be working for the race so is out as chase. Vera is still working to see if she can make it or not, but you got me buddy. Looks like I am going to fly in, Chris is going to pick me up in Ca. and we will drive down. I am still trying to get with Hup for ya but I will let you know when I get something back.
You are in and it looks like Chris will get some seat time as well.

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Old 01-29-2013, 07:18 AM   #5
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In true vintage fashion one bike with LAMEco will not only be vintage itself but will have vintage riders too! Mr. Fast & Bronco Driver will be on the team making the aggregate age in the high 100's. We've got a ringer to make up for the old geezers hopefully. So John Sr. will be on the Yamaha & Jr. will head up Honzilla.
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:38 AM   #6
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Old 01-29-2013, 08:34 PM   #7
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Do you have the team set yet John? Scott just hit me up he is going to be working for the race so is out as chase. Vera is still working to see if she can make it or not, but you got me buddy. Looks like I am going to fly in, Chris is going to pick me up in Ca. and we will drive down. I am still trying to get with Hup for ya but I will let you know when I get something back.
Hey Brett,
My Dad is coming and he is both a Baja Veteran and worker bee. He killed it last year when he chased the NORRA for us. If you need a lift we can pick you up on the way through SoCal. So far it's just me and him making the trek.
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Old 01-31-2013, 07:27 PM   #8
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Hey Brett,
My Dad is coming and he is both a Baja Veteran and worker bee. He killed it last year when he chased the NORRA for us. If you need a lift we can pick you up on the way through SoCal. So far it's just me and him making the trek.
We can work all of that out when I get home, not sure what is going on with Vera yet. All I know is I NEED to get back to Baja
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We can work all of that out when I get home, not sure what is going on with Vera yet. All I know is I NEED to get back to Baja
Baja withdrawal can be very painful.
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Old 02-04-2013, 07:04 AM   #10
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I had a custom top clamp made, and picked it up saturday. I forgot to get a pick to post. It turned out great and will allow us to mount a scotts dampner to the xt.

I should have some pics in the next day or so.

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Old 02-13-2013, 08:09 PM   #12
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Hi, ho rebuilding we go

Pics show much work to be done... typical rebuild and ready for race day.
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Old 02-13-2013, 09:35 PM   #13
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nice choice in the Yamaha and it already had a roadbook !!
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Pics show much work to be done... typical rebuild and ready for race day.
No worries there.

Last year Owen and John Jr. built Honzilla from parts in like 45 days......

Oh and I love the super secret formula gold paint on those motors..... yummy!

And OMG Honzilla has a hinged seat!!!!!! that is the best upgrade possible.... it was a pita to pull off during transit stages last year....
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Old 02-19-2013, 05:50 PM   #15
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Reaaly important announcement

In an effort to improve our Karma & maybe our chances in the upcoming Mexican 1000 we have decided to rename inmate Grimm's Yamaha TT500. It has previously been known as The Blue Nun. After several barnstorming sessions & in true LAMEco fashion we have come up with the name of The LAMEinator. We now have in the LAMEco stable for the Mexican 1000 Honzilla & The LAMEinator.
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