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Eddieville 13 & 14 Mar 2010

Postby JoeMcLaughlin » Tue Mar 09, 2010 9:48 pm

Anyone else getting excited for the OMRA Grand Prix and Cross Country series race of 2010? The bikes are ready, just spent the evening preping bikes,,,, should be a blast. The weather looks good.

March is going to be busy:
13 Mar - Eddiville Grand Prix
14 Mar - Eddieville Cross Country
20 Mar - Prineville Grand Prix
21 Mar - Prineville Grand Prix
27 Mar - Starvation Ridge Grand Prix
28 Mar - Starvation Ridge Cross Country

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Postby tjhunter » Tue Mar 09, 2010 10:04 pm

Bike is prepped, motel reservations made, gear is packed. I'm just waiting to get in the truck! :clock:
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Postby Maverick » Wed Mar 10, 2010 3:13 am

finally...
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Postby exCR500Wrestler » Wed Mar 10, 2010 9:23 am

I am a procrastinater . My bike is still spread all over the garage floor . Can I put the pieces in a back pack and run around the track ? Do I have to have all of the pieces or just the number plates? And yes , I am getting nervous/excited . I have waited 40 years to go racin .

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Postby Stainless » Wed Mar 10, 2010 12:12 pm

CR500Wrestler wrote:I am a procrastinater . My bike is still spread all over the garage floor . Can I put the pieces in a back pack and run around the track ? Do I have to have all of the pieces or just the number plates? And yes , I am getting nervous/excited . I have waited 40 years to go racin .


:laughing3:

Yeah, me too. Actually most of the remaining parts are in a cart, but either way, not rideable. I only plan to race Sunday, but I've gotta figure out someplace close to home for test riding Saturday. Closest place is Shotgun, but that's not the right kind of trails for dialing in the new suspension mods.

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Postby kenr74 » Wed Mar 10, 2010 12:55 pm

Saturday GP Schedule

8:00am - Riders Meeting
8:30am - Team race
10:30am - Junior B’s & C’s and Junior ATV’s
11:00am - Experts/AA, 200cc Am & Open Am
1:00pm - Amateurs/Beginners and Junior A
3:00pm - ATV's & UTV's


Is there really a team race?
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Postby JoeMcLaughlin » Wed Mar 10, 2010 1:03 pm

kenr74 wrote:Is there really a team race?

Yes there is.
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Postby exCR500Wrestler » Wed Mar 10, 2010 5:54 pm

I have the same problem Stainless . I put all new bearings in rear suspension . I have no idea where to set the compression/rebound on my bike . I have never touched them . I just ride it . Never had a good reason to fine tune it for more speed and handling . I live in Cottage Grove and there isnt any terrain around here that remotely looks like eddieville. Looks open and fast. If any one has a suggestion where to start with the settings for a old 1992 cr500 . I know, start by getting a new orange bike.....thanks Kerry... 13 f

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Postby Maverick » Wed Mar 10, 2010 5:57 pm

Put the rebound in the middle. Run the compression in stiffer 4-6 from the middle if you have the right springs for your weight. The speeds, downhills, and more than likely hard ground, will require you to be on the stiff side.
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Postby exCR500Wrestler » Wed Mar 10, 2010 7:39 pm

Thanks Mav. If I get bucked over the bars I will give you all the credit and medical bills....grin.......Kerry 13f

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Postby Maverick » Wed Mar 10, 2010 7:59 pm

CR500Wrestler wrote:Thanks Mav. If I get bucked over the bars I will give you all the credit and medical bills....grin.......Kerry 13f


Just wanting to help. :wink: Hopefully that rebound setting isn't too fast. If anything you'll start to remember or write down the settings that you had.
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Postby exCR500Wrestler » Thu Mar 11, 2010 10:07 am

I have only been riding bikes for 42 years , so I hate to ask this question. which ones are the compression and which are the rebound . When I started riding they only had the humped ring on the rear shocks which were stiff, hard or rock solid . I dont buy those new fangled book things either . I only spent $150.00 for my bike, why pay $40 for a manual.

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Postby Maverick » Mon Mar 15, 2010 10:58 am

CR500Wrestler wrote:I have only been riding bikes for 42 years , so I hate to ask this question. which ones are the compression and which are the rebound . When I started riding they only had the humped ring on the rear shocks which were stiff, hard or rock solid . I dont buy those new fangled book things either . I only spent $150.00 for my bike, why pay $40 for a manual.


How was your suspension?
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Postby exCR500Wrestler » Wed Mar 17, 2010 11:58 am

I didnt crash. front end wasnt sticking in the corners . I think most had that problem .It wasnt bad. Ive had problems on smaller humps with the rear rebounding to fast bouncing me foward. it didnt do that. It was just hard to hang onto the shaking beast..... thanks for the help. oh.... it was pretty good on the jumps also. I am looking for the cadialac setting . oh yeah at the end of the race it was realy smooth........stopped next to the track out of gas.....lol
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Postby Maverick » Wed Mar 17, 2010 1:25 pm

LoL. Get em' next time.
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