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Old 02-10-2013, 02:30 PM   #511
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Woo Hoo!!! My Yamaha lives again

Not sure what the problem was, might have just been a loose connection. After fiddling with things for a while I got a strong spark again, put in some fresh gas and it fired right up.

Found a good used lower tripple clamp to replace my bent one on ebay so need to put that on now. Frame is still tweaked but hopefully it will still ride straight, won't kno until I get it back together and ride it. Worst case this will be my new woods bike and I will find another one to be the new rally bike.

So, as long as work doesn't get in the way I should make it to Sandblast.
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Old 02-10-2013, 03:08 PM   #512
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Woo Hoo!!! My Yamaha lives again

Not sure what the problem was, might have just been a loose connection. After fiddling with things for a while I got a strong spark again, put in some fresh gas and it fired right up.

Found a good used lower tripple clamp to replace my bent one on ebay so need to put that on now. Frame is still tweaked but hopefully it will still ride straight, won't kno until I get it back together and ride it. Worst case this will be my new woods bike and I will find another one to be the new rally bike.

So, as long as work doesn't get in the way I should make it to Sandblast.

Good news Doug, glad it was an easy fix!

Been working on my 690 this weekend and I'm almost ready for SB.

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Old 02-10-2013, 04:44 PM   #513
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I've been on the receiving end many times, know exactly what you mean
I may sit this one out and just watch the show and play media guy!
I'd rather be in his roost then see him heading at me throwing a roost!

That's what I'm talking bout Willis!!!! heheh

At least once I figured out he was standing off to the side and trying to walk it up I felt a little better, problem was I already washed the front going into the same corner trying to figure out what the hell was going on about 60' before I got too him.
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Old 02-10-2013, 04:51 PM   #514
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I'd rather be in his roost then see him heading at me throwing a roost!

That's what I'm talking bout Willis!!!! heheh

At least once I figured out he was standing off to the side and trying to walk it up I felt a little better, problem was I already washed the front going into the same corner trying to figure out what the hell was going on about 60' before I got too him.
That corner is tricky, a few people have burned in there. If you read the tree line, it looks like the road keeps going straight but ends up being a chicane of sorts with a slight elevation change. I always remind myself to start slowing down after the little culvert jump/hump in the straight away. So many roads to memorize

It's been three years since I raced BRS, can't believe it's been that long. I hope to race a car there this year in the Rallysolo class, if not I'll ride the bike again I guess. Well, unless Unadilla is the same weekend again
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Old 02-10-2013, 06:02 PM   #515
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You, too, could run your own event. Just have to pick out 60-100 miles worth of worthwhile roads, and convince a bunch of people it s going to be great so they'll volunteer to the end. Anders has a few spreadsheets detailing budgets and paperwork to hand to municipalities and landowners. Not an act of god, but kind of approaches miraculous.
There's are some great Road Enduros in central OH that cover 120-200 miles of all gravel. As many curves and as much elevation change as Rally WV if not more. There are about 12 million people within a 2 hour drive. Seems plausible.
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Old 02-10-2013, 06:09 PM   #516
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Woo Hoo!!! My Yamaha lives again

Not sure what the problem was, might have just been a loose connection. After fiddling with things for a while I got a strong spark again, put in some fresh gas and it fired right up.

Found a good used lower tripple clamp to replace my bent one on ebay so need to put that on now. Frame is still tweaked but hopefully it will still ride straight, won't kno until I get it back together and ride it. Worst case this will be my new woods bike and I will find another one to be the new rally bike.

So, as long as work doesn't get in the way I should make it to Sandblast.
do you have a Computrac franchise near you? There is one here just north of Urban Atlanta and they will do a gazillion measurements on your frame and chassis to determine where the bend(s) are and basically put it in a jig of sorts and pull/press it back into shape.
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Old 02-10-2013, 06:28 PM   #517
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I'd rather be in his roost then see him heading at me throwing a roost!

That's what I'm talking bout Willis!!!! heheh

At least once I figured out he was standing off to the side and trying to walk it up I felt a little better, problem was I already washed the front going into the same corner trying to figure out what the hell was going on about 60' before I got too him.
Quit your bitchin', couldn't do a proper paper work for a while as both wrists were busted! Damn Beemer guys!
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Old 02-10-2013, 06:47 PM   #518
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do you have a Computrac franchise near you? There is one here just north of Urban Atlanta and they will do a gazillion measurements on your frame and chassis to determine where the bend(s) are and basically put it in a jig of sorts and pull/press it back into shape.
Yeah, Kent's the man!!! Just saw the new shop, I was bumed they left Jasper. See you at SB Bobby.

Doug, glad the Yama is back on track!!! Maybe look for Dr John for frame shite.
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Old 02-11-2013, 09:01 AM   #519
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That corner is tricky, a few people have burned in there. If you read the tree line, it looks like the road keeps going straight but ends up being a chicane of sorts with a slight elevation change. I always remind myself to start slowing down after the little culvert jump/hump in the straight away. So many roads to memorize

It's been three years since I raced BRS, can't believe it's been that long. I hope to race a car there this year in the Rallysolo class, if not I'll ride the bike again I guess. Well, unless Unadilla is the same weekend again

Oooh me, me! Haha, I remembered it last year. I slowed down after the guys sitting at that small jump in the straightaway. I wasn't taking any chances that time. My poor leg still aches when it rains. That was the sweetest bruise ever though.

I hope it's not the same weekend. I missed you guys! :(
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Old 02-12-2013, 05:43 PM   #521
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