Who's ready to do some woods racing???

Offroadr

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Don't forget at 3:30 on Friday is the 2nd Annual Team Harescramble!!

Myself, Fredette, and Mully will be laying out the course. We will keep it about the same difficulty as last year. (I did the parade lap on an XR100:D ) That means I gotta keep Fredette in check again!! :eek:

A new twist on the rider exchange at the start/finish this year. (its a surprise!)

It will be an hour and a half again.

We had about 35 teams last year and hope to have more this year.
Okie's got some awesome trophies made up.

Just like last year, we will have a sign up sheet for the teams.

Hope to see you on the start line!
 
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biglou

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I'm back and I'm as mediocre as ever! After the hand injury I am back and ready to do my best. I'll be there in all my neutral-grabbing, arm-flailing, spastic glory! If you've never seen the bottom of a KTM, this is for you. See the amazing zero-mile-per-hour crash! Watch as I make the rear end travel three feet into the air over a 4-inch log crossing. Don't miss it! It's gonna be average! Woohoo! Yeah!
 

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I'm in need of a partner for the team HS, my comrade mr. pres discovered that his bike is junk and treated it as such. Anyone wanna team up with a KDX ridin' slowpoke? I promise I'll give it my all :D
 

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Uh...It doesn't look like the other half of the Birmingham Bubbas is going to make it...so, I'll be in need on a partner.
 

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It looks like alot of us will need partners. Especially me since i dont know a single person there. :( Hopefully not for long.
 

Offroadr

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Thats what the signup sheet is for! You guys will find someone by Friday afternoon!

Tim, sorry to hear the other Tim isn't going to make it. BTW, try and keep it on 2 wheels this year ;)
 

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Can someone explain how the race works or link me to another post that does?

If a team is made up of just two spodes, and the race is 1'45" long, do we both race the whole time, or switch off like a relay?

That's a long time...even in first gear!
 

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Okay,

The race is a tag team relay. So, one person will ride the first lap, and then the partner will ride the second lap and then back to the first person and so on. This will last for approx. 1.5 hours.

Last year, the course was around 3 miles long and laptimes were in the 6-8 minute range. (I think, some of my memory of the race is a little clouded ;) )

This means that there's lots of switch offs, and lots of short rest periods. The race was A LOT of fun. Just try not to get yourself pile driven into the ground on the first lap like I did last year! Off, I'll definately be keeping it up on 2-wheels this year. I still have soreness in the ribs from last year.

I working on getting bikes ready again tonight. I can't wait. :cool:
 

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I'll take ST500 as a partner if nobody else claims him. I heard somewhere that displacement was good for racing! :scream:
 
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I'm stoked. This is hell week at work trying to get things taken care of before next week. I don't really know anybody either. I'm sure there's somebody out there that won't mind teaming up with a semi slow, semi arrogant, out of shape 30 something that loves nothing better than riding.
 

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Originally posted by Timr
I'll take ST500 as a partner if nobody else claims him. I heard somewhere that displacement was good for racing! :scream:
Well, I've got the displacement! But I'm old and slow!
 

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I can't wait!!!!!!!

My wife is about to kill me. "Don't you ever get tired of working on that thing?" You would think I was prepping for a GNCC championship race. If all I do is ride the team harescramble, my belly will be filled. It was a BLAST last year. As long as I don't go down three times on the first lap(like last year), I'll be OK.

BigLou, you gonna have the helmet cam on during the HS?
 

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smb,

I sent you a PM.

"Raced" last year on my wifes tt-r125L w/ AJ. It was a blast and i had a good time making AJ look like a great rider;) .

If you don't mind partnering up with a slow KDX200 riding Ohio boy like yourself - then you have a partner.