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Old 06-26-2013, 09:45 PM   #1
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NORRA Mexican 500

There should be a press release soon with some info about the upcoming NORRA Mexican 500 to be held in late September. It should be a great 3-day event and will continue the NORRA tradition of some epic scenery including some routes that have not been raced in over 15 years.

We will also be releasing a rule book update this weekend. The changes affect cars but if there are issues with the bike rules or bike category definitions, this would be a good time to bring them up. You can contact me via PM or post here.
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Old 06-27-2013, 07:10 AM   #2
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one suggestion that has been brought up many times in the last couple years is is a class that GPS units are not used or legal to use for navagation ... Roadbook only....
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Old 06-27-2013, 10:05 AM   #3
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one suggestion that has been brought up many times in the last couple years is is a class that GPS units are not used or legal to use for navagation ... Roadbook only....
We can HOPE !!!!!
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Old 06-27-2013, 11:21 AM   #4
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Any hint to the dates? I like to link this with my trip west for Baja Rally de Motos.
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Old 06-27-2013, 11:53 AM   #5
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You guys are kidding, right??? You don't think there are enough classes already? Maybe they should have a separate 50cc ironman road book class?? Stop whining about GPS and race the damn thing the best way you know how. All of you hot shoes should just make a side bet
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Old 06-27-2013, 12:22 PM   #6
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You guys are kidding, right??? You don't think there are enough classes already? Maybe they should have a separate 50cc ironman road book class?? Stop whining about GPS and race the damn thing the best way you know how. All of you hot shoes should just make a side bet


GPS tracks are for GIRLS !!!!!!!
any A-hole can Follow a line on the screen

Make it a thinking mans race!! SLOW down to GO FAST

KURT can do it so why cant you?
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Old 06-27-2013, 01:42 PM   #7
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GPS tracks are for GIRLS !!!!!!!
any A-hole can Follow a line on the screen

Make it a thinking mans race!! SLOW down to GO FAST

KURT can do it so why cant you?
I never said that a roll chart/road book wasn't fun AND I used the road book every time I was in the car this last race (Day 1 stages 1&2 in the Gordon/Arciero class 1 car & Day 2 stage 2 in the BFG Blazer). Did the overall winning bike use GPS or road book? What about in your class?? Did the winning team use GPS?? You may be arguing a moot point if its only the cars that are using GPS.
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Old 06-27-2013, 10:01 PM   #8
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just a real rally class with 450s 640s 660s 690s hell even 950s and sidehacks ... just no gps... and I dont think Morgan used a roadbook in the 1000
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Old 06-28-2013, 07:57 AM   #9
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I never said that a roll chart/road book wasn't fun AND I used the road book every time I was in the car this last race (Day 1 stages 1&2 in the Gordon/Arciero class 1 car & Day 2 stage 2 in the BFG Blazer). Did the overall winning bike use GPS or road book? What about in your class?? Did the winning team use GPS?? You may be arguing a moot point if its only the cars that are using GPS.
OA winner - Morgan did not use a road book
Class 50 winner used both
I had a GPS on the bike ( It never worked)
My point is Just have a class that you can not have the ( track ) on your GPS so you have to read your Road book only
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Old 06-28-2013, 06:13 PM   #10
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We used roadbook only, not by choice but because the gps(pl) did not work.

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Old 07-19-2013, 09:54 AM   #11
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So probably the San Nicolas in Ensenada and Colonial in Mexicali, and maybe the Hacienda Don Carlos in San Felipe for hotels...
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So probably the San Nicolas in Ensenada and Colonial in Mexicali, and maybe the Hacienda Don Carlos in San Felipe for hotels...
I will be at the:
La Mission in Ensenada
Colonial in Mexicali
and Beach Camping in San Felipe
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Old 07-19-2013, 01:56 PM   #13
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BD - Are you running both Norra and the Baja Rally de Motos?
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Old 07-19-2013, 02:19 PM   #14
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BD - Are you running both Norra and the Baja Rally de Motos?
No I am just coming down to the NORRA race to help out a little
and to test out my Race bike.
are you doing the race??
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Old 07-19-2013, 02:43 PM   #15
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For the hook up on rooms in all 3 towns try calling Juan Carlos Pacheco at Baja Voyager. He is in Ensenada, from the US call 011 521 6461602454. He has helped me out in the past, when I needed rooms last minute
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