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Old 12-24-2013, 01:56 PM   #18901
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On my way to Tar Heel to pick up the TT500 and service it. I want at least one of us to be "fresh" for our VIU Check-ride Thursday. We've been out of the woods so long I have been informed that I need to be re-certified

See all ya'll "losers" Thursday at 1100!!! Till then enjoy your Christmas
Really looking forward to it.



Hope everyone here has a Very Merry Christmas! Remember the reason for the season.
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Old 12-24-2013, 03:56 PM   #18902
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really looking forward to it.



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Old 12-25-2013, 07:02 PM   #18903
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Old 12-25-2013, 08:12 PM   #18904
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Old 12-29-2013, 09:17 AM   #18905
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sandblast rally 2014

I am hoping to see the Fayetteville crew at Sandblast this year if not racing then as volunteers. Rally is March 1 this year and we are already at 66 entries.

Entry:
http://sandblastrally.linaracing.com...entry-form.php

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http://sandblastrally.linaracing.com...volunteers.php
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Old 12-31-2013, 04:02 PM   #18906
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Happy New Years...Zulu time. Now it is time to hit the sack....

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Old 12-31-2013, 05:38 PM   #18907
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Just a little info to pass along.

While looking to get our fire department UTV serviced I was told that Merdian has lost their dealer license with Kawasaki. So we took it to Lumberton. While there was told that they may be in trouble with Yamaha as well.

Ray

Sorry if this offends anyone but that does not surprise me. Meridian is crap. They have a horrible history with the BBB and have an even worse reputation with the military. Don't get me wrong, joes will still buy stuff if they do not know better but once word gets around that your a ripoff on post, Soldiers will stop coming. They are not competitive with area dealers. Their theory appears to be, "If you don't want to pay our price then go somewhere else." Unfortunately for them, most people do.
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Old 01-01-2014, 04:23 AM   #18908
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Happy new year

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! I'm heading to Tar Heel to ride... a motor grader and maybe a motorcycle.
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Old 01-01-2014, 07:25 PM   #18909
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Old 01-02-2014, 03:17 PM   #18910
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I have only been back in fayetteville for a year now. Anybody in the local area know some good dirt roads to ride or some sand pits to just play around in?
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Old 01-02-2014, 07:25 PM   #18911
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I have only been back in fayetteville for a year now. Anybody in the local area know some good dirt roads to ride or some sand pits to just play around in?
If you find some let me know! I've been down towards White Lake on the State land quite a few miles of state dirt roads.
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Old 01-03-2014, 06:11 AM   #18912
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Heading over to E-town to ride tomorrow if anyone's around and wants to meet up.
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Old 01-03-2014, 08:48 AM   #18913
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If you find some let me know! I've been down towards White Lake on the State land quite a few miles of state dirt roads.
My favorite place to go drop my bike, and it is free. Also home to the Sandblast

http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/hcb/directions.aspx

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Old 01-03-2014, 10:00 AM   #18914
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I tried them once on the front, it was just before a Hatfield trip and the inner high pressure tube ruptured at the valve stem as I was inflating it. This gave me little confidence in the system just before an annual bike trip to WV, I didn't want to risk being aggravated on the trip by a system I wasn't familiar with and had already not instilled me with confidence. So I went back to UHD tube and dual rim locks for that trip, and I never got around to trying the Tubliss system again. Some people really like it though, and have better luck than me.

As TW said, I used Tireballs for a while also. IMO, that's the best of the "gizmo" systems aside from mousse. In the end, they make it hard to change tires. It gets better with practice. So I just went back to ultra heavy duty tubes and dual opposing rim locks. It's easy, cheap, and knock on wood, I have never had a flat using them, and I routinely run low pressure for off-road, 10 psi not unusual. For some reason I got it in my head that I needed something flat-proof and tried all those gizmos, when in reality, the UHD system I had been using is pretty darn flat proof. I've changed my tires many times and found snakebite pinches in the UHD tubes indicating what might have been a pinch flat in a lesser tube. UHD's seem to survive those no problem, or at least I've never experienced a pinch flat (or other flat for that matter) in spite of plenty of evidence on the tubes during changes that pinches were happening.

If you really want good traction in the roots and rocky stuff, try a rear trials tire, UHD tubes, dual rim locks, and 6 psi. That's the stuff!
Nobrakes, Trust and Tarheel Wheeler, thanks for the info on Tubliss. Sounds like it may not be worth the trouble and expense. And I read on the web site that the system is only for off-road... I ride my Beta a fair amount on the pavement getting from the house to dirt or on twisties in the mountains. Gonna have to try the trials tire next time at Brushy Mtn or Uwharrie. Thanks again.

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Old 01-03-2014, 01:45 PM   #18915
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Happy New Year Family!
Got gps tracks for you if you're still interested XTRMN8R.

Can hand deliver or email. Your choice Bro.
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