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Old 04-10-2012, 10:05 AM   #31
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How about a race to CK with a mini-bike class and a Chinese scooter class and a spending limit of no more than $500 for the bike and any mods.


Can I bring my son's XR50? I spent 550 on it but it's bone stock.

edit: I should have read further down the thread before replying. I'd me in for this no doubt!
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Old 04-10-2012, 10:07 AM   #32
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I'd be more inclined to go find an old used something at a good price rather than put unnecessary wear and tear on my sons pride and joy.
And that's where the $500 limit comes in.


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I've found CK on a map. It shows a few ways in, so which way did you go in? From Lake Pleasant? From highway 17 near Black Canyon? Kirkland Junction?


I'm guessing from Lk Pleasant...
Correct! The route looked about like this:

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Old 04-10-2012, 10:08 AM   #33
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Can I bring my son's XR50? I spent 550 on it but it's bone stock.
I think we're going to have to bend the rules to allow mini/pit bikes or scooters that people already have and don't mind abusing a bit.

Maybe there should be no limit on the budget, but no wheels bigger than a certain size. 14"? 16"? Something like that?
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Old 04-10-2012, 10:15 AM   #34
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Awesome, thanks. If you're willing to do this mini trip this week, I think my gf will let me use her KE100.
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Old 04-10-2012, 10:43 AM   #35
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I think we're going to have to bend the rules to allow mini/pit bikes or scooters that people already have and don't mind abusing a bit.

Maybe there should be no limit on the budget, but no wheels bigger than a certain size. 14"? 16"? Something like that?
Wouldn't you agree that, with this group, no matter what rules you put out they will most certainly be , um, bent?

I actually do like the idea of making it a bike we can fetch for $500 and below. A POS scrapped up with some ingenuity.

Can I ride in one of these?



This sort of thing just begs for it.
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Old 04-10-2012, 11:37 AM   #36
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Wouldn't you agree that, with this group, no matter what rules you put out they will most certainly be , um, bent?

I actually do like the idea of making it a bike we can fetch for $500 and below. A POS scrapped up with some ingenuity.

Can I ride in one of these?



This sort of thing just begs for it.
Looks safe enough to me Back when I started riding we called these helmets!
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Old 04-10-2012, 11:38 AM   #37
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We have a very similar run in Central Alberta, BTW. I think the Vintage MC Club puts it on. It's called the "Frugal 500"

A few 300 lb guys on little 1960s 2cycle yamaha bikes.
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Looks safe enough to me Back when I started riding we called these helmets!
Way safer than a beanie with a propeller on top. Those sharp edges can kill!
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Old 04-10-2012, 01:24 PM   #39
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Should we open a thread in West to discuss the specifics and gauge interest?
YES. Here's a likely candidate...
http://tucson.craigslist.org/mcy/2950832183.html

Or how 'bout this one...
http://tucson.craigslist.org/mcd/2949528558.html

I'd like to see somebody do it on this one...
http://tucson.craigslist.org/mcy/2898434909.html

http://tucson.craigslist.org/mcy/2941135235.html

So, if you're looking to buy a used one, they are out there.

http://tucson.craigslist.org/mcy/2931803950.html
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Old 04-10-2012, 02:10 PM   #40
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I think this has the potential for disaster a real good time.
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Old 04-10-2012, 05:44 PM   #41
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CK gumball rally

I like the idea. Maybe a small entry fee for some cheesy trophies. Mini offroad gumball rally.
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