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Old 02-05-2010, 12:25 PM   #1516
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Tim, Saturday is no good I have to work plus its suppose to rain but will be able to go Sunday.
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Old 02-05-2010, 05:22 PM   #1517
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No riding lets watch the Rally Saturday, will meet Wynn there
are you going Criss??
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Old 02-05-2010, 05:37 PM   #1518
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Tim, Saturday is no good I have to work plus its suppose to rain but will be able to go Sunday.
Let me know, I'll be packing to move all weekend but should be able to ride Sunday. Shoot me an email, it's on the list that Chris sends out.
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Old 02-06-2010, 04:54 AM   #1519
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No sandblast for me today.
Want to ride tomorrow if its decent. Will be muddy for sure.
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Old 02-08-2010, 11:59 AM   #1520
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Hey Matt and Sam it was good to see you both this weekend.... Sorry more of you couldn't make it... It was fun to watch.

Here is a link to a photo set from Saturday.....

http://www.flickr.com/photos/wparkin...7623371173554/

It is pretty cool if you watch it as a slide show....

The first two Pics are Jonah Steet Smoking past some dude....
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Old 02-08-2010, 12:23 PM   #1521
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Nice photos. I wish I had gotten a chance to see Jonah on stage. The road conditions were the worst I have ever seen at any rally. The sand was heavy and wet which made the sandy sections OK. There were intermittent stretches of clay (like they use to make pottery) which were super slick and gooey for any tire not narrow enough to cut through and find grip (I think the bikes may have had an easier time in the clay than the cars). Lateral grip was nonexistent. There were also low lying areas in stream bottoms that had been over topped the day before and were and interesting mix of clay, sand, gravel, and standing water. The sand got better as the day went on and the clay got worse. After the first run of the stages it became hard to see the clay until you were already in it trying to find grip and trying to hold it straight. Rally cars probably had an easier time than I did in the heavy truck with street tires. Still a great day to be in the woods.
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Old 02-08-2010, 05:13 PM   #1522
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Nice photos. I wish I had gotten a chance to see Jonah on stage. The road conditions were the worst I have ever seen at any rally. The sand was heavy and wet which made the sandy sections OK. There were intermittent stretches of clay (like they use to make pottery) which were super slick and gooey for any tire not narrow enough to cut through and find grip (I think the bikes may have had an easier time in the clay than the cars). Lateral grip was nonexistent. There were also low lying areas in stream bottoms that had been over topped the day before and were and interesting mix of clay, sand, gravel, and standing water. The sand got better as the day went on and the clay got worse. After the first run of the stages it became hard to see the clay until you were already in it trying to find grip and trying to hold it straight. Rally cars probably had an easier time than I did in the heavy truck with street tires. Still a great day to be in the woods.
That dude is fast... It was awsome to see him pass that guy in the sexton curve......I don't think he ever slowed down...

When he came back by Cooper Black 4 way he was really smoking...
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Old 02-11-2010, 03:21 PM   #1523
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Looking like Sunday may be a snow ride

So far its Jeremy and I, who else is in?
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Old 02-11-2010, 08:12 PM   #1524
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Looking like Sunday may be a snow ride

So far its Jeremy and I, who else is in?
I'm out, my junk is going into storage for a month.


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Old 02-12-2010, 06:56 AM   #1525
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Well -here I am . Currently residing in SC (after moving from NJ) and I'll be moving to NC (near Camp LeJeune) in August. I was told to check this thread for riding opps. I ride an '03 KTM 200 exc. All legitimate paper work and tagged. Hopefully I can meet up w/ some people when I get down there to do some trail riding.

BTW, I was at the Sand Blast Rally as well - Ditto on that super slick clay - that stuff looked scary to get caught up in. The cars were really exciting to watch. I'm sure the guys on bike were tiring out the longer they raced..
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Old 02-12-2010, 07:08 AM   #1526
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I see you found it ..... Welcome........ These guys are a fun bunch to ride with.. I hope to get back down there soon for a ride.... If not HS.... Maybe the GS... We shall see....
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Old 02-12-2010, 07:47 AM   #1527
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Looking like Sunday may be a snow ride

So far its Jeremy and I, who else is in?
Let it snow it wouldn't be the first time riding in the snow. You can still count me in Chris.
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Old 02-12-2010, 04:46 PM   #1528
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Sunday Ride

George is in also, he is putting on new set of trackmasters tomorrow and wants to ride them in the snow / mud.

We may move breakfast up to 10 or 10:30 to give it a chance to warm up some.
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Old 02-13-2010, 06:04 AM   #1529
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Old 02-13-2010, 09:54 AM   #1530
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