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Old 10-29-2012, 11:55 AM   #53896
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Perhaps request locktite next time.
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Old 10-29-2012, 12:08 PM   #53897
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Thinking about riding up to do the Flint Ridge Road Enduro on the WR next weekend. Never done anything like this before on a motorcycle. I see no gps allowed, how about the cue sheet? Do you need one of those roll things? Is it mostly gravel?
I believe it states 'no computer' of which a GPS might quality - but that is only if you enter the 'enduro competion' for which there are prizes. You are not required to enter the 'competition'. If you just want to ride the route, you can use a GPS or whatever.

one of those roll things - incredibly handy, much more so than taping it to your gas tank or opening your pocket 114 times.
It's called a 'roll chart holder' - and the cue sheet is commonly known as a 'roll chart'. Just makes life easy - also, I can make notes regarding gas stops, by-passes, tricky intersections etc. So as I roll the chart up - I am duly informed. (bring scissors and scotch tape, although the club always has them too.)

I don't know if Iron Pony sells them. Think $24.99 - $99.99. IMHO - the wider the 'view' the better as the roll chart information seems to be ever increasing. I'm happy with my $24. model. Probably any shop that caters an enduro clientele will sell them. Could be known as KTM shops. Probably any shop with dirt bikes in SE Ohio.

As for gravel - they're starting out of Flint Ridge and ending up in the Mohawk dam area ( about 40 miles). My guess is that the Mohawk/Warsaw area will be gravel. How much gravel they find in between is anyone's guess.

I really liked the Spring Road Enduro - all at your own pace if you want. Even then, the 'competition' keeps an average of 30mph - so, it is far from a race.

Of course, the ride is still tentative at this point (Monday, 10/29).
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Old 10-29-2012, 12:16 PM   #53898
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Talk to your surgeon about getting the hardware removed once things have healed. Your screws stick through a lot farther than mine and If I take an impact to the area where the screws come through I get a bunch of bruising and a muscle that feels like it is torn for a while.
Thanks for the tip. Looks like they could put a lock nut on that lower screw. I figure my MX boots are going to be real painful. I have been putting a little weight on it but wow is it ever sore. I did get on the WR (slowly) last Thursday and went for a short ride. I wasn't sure how I was going to get off the bike when I got home and worried more about that then I did enjoying the ride but it was still great to get back on the bike and ride.
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Old 10-29-2012, 12:34 PM   #53899
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Thinking about riding up to do the Flint Ridge Road Enduro on the WR next weekend. Never done anything like this before on a motorcycle. I see no gps allowed, how about the cue sheet? Do you need one of those roll things? Is it mostly gravel?
One of my riding buddies that comes along sometimes just places the sheets in the map holder on top of his tank bag.
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Old 10-29-2012, 12:35 PM   #53900
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Thanks for the tip. Looks like they could put a lock nut on that lower screw. I figure my MX boots are going to be real painful. I have been putting a little weight on it but wow is it ever sore. I did get on the WR (slowly) last Thursday and went for a short ride. I wasn't sure how I was going to get off the bike when I got home and worried more about that then I did enjoying the ride but it was still great to get back on the bike and ride.
I've got a pair of old MX boots I bought 2 sizes larger when my foot was swollen. I would wear 3 pairs of socks in the undamaged foot, or my normal boot. You're welcome to them if they fit.
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Old 10-29-2012, 12:44 PM   #53901
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Same deal as rxcrider, sometimes during thunderstorms,cold weather, or alot of use in my ankle I can feel them. I was warned that they also have a tendency to back out over time too.
While bumping the "hardware" in my arm does cause some pain and bruising the screws in my arm have a locking mechanism in the head that prevents them from backing out of the plate. This was done over 2 years ago and i am not sure if this is standard procedure now or was just something for my scenario.


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Old 10-29-2012, 12:56 PM   #53902
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One of my riding buddies that comes along sometimes just places the sheets in the map holder on top of his tank bag.
That's what I did last year at the Flint Ridge Road Enduro.
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Old 10-29-2012, 12:57 PM   #53903
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Old 10-29-2012, 01:14 PM   #53904
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I have screws in 3 different parts of my body and so far none have moved to the best of my knowledge. The only one that hurts is my foot when it physically gets cold like on long winter rides. Makes me think it's more the metal expanding and contracting with the temperature change vs the bone which probably isn't affected dimensionally by temperatures. This whole situation proves that most people are wrong, I don't have a screw loose.
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Old 10-29-2012, 01:21 PM   #53905
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This whole situation proves that most people are wrong, I don't have a screw loose.
Maybe not, but the there seems to be a large minority here that has been screwed.
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Old 10-29-2012, 01:31 PM   #53906
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While bumping the "hardware" in my arm does cause some pain [/IMG]
That's about the only discomfort I have. I don't think ive ever experienced those achey feeling people experience when its cold or weather changes
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Old 10-29-2012, 02:14 PM   #53907
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I don't know if Iron Pony sells them. Think $24.99 - $99.99. IMHO - the wider the 'view' the better as the roll chart information seems to be ever increasing. I'm happy with my $24. model. Probably any shop that caters an enduro clientele will sell them. Could be known as KTM shops. Probably any shop with dirt bikes in SE Ohio.
Iron Pony has the small cheap Moose racing one in stock:
http://www.shopironpony.com/Moose-Ra...ductId=8081795

I bought one from them years ago and mounted a standard ram mount diamond plate to the back so it can attach quickly and easily to my ram mount.
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Old 10-30-2012, 04:18 AM   #53908
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Youse guys all still alive?

If anyone needs a hand clearing any downed trees or anything, let me know, have chainsaw will travel.

Woke up to a solid inch of snow here.
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Old 10-30-2012, 04:32 AM   #53909
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Youse guys all still alive?

If anyone needs a hand clearing any downed trees or anything, let me know, have chainsaw will travel.

Woke up to a solid inch of snow here.
TYPO.....I`m sure you meant "sand clearing".
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Old 10-30-2012, 05:08 AM   #53910
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Woke up to a solid inch of snow here.[/QUOTE]

No snow here but really blowing and raining fairly hard. Nothing seems to be down or amiss.

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