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Anyone racing Supermoto at RA June 9th, 10th?

School me on what I need to do for prep on the DRZ.

- coolant to water?
- safety wire drain plug and oil filter access?
- Peg and axle sliders?

What class do I run the DRZ in?

Information on license and race fees?

What org is it? Superbikers?

Who's going? I'm going up Friday night and driving back Sunday evening.

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- Sat is NWGP and Sun is SB2
- You can Race both orgs but I cannot speak to SB2
- In NWGP, the DRZ can run in Touring & Lites - Lites grids up with Sumo heavy and is started in a "2nd Wave" - A lot of these guys are on modded out little 150cc 2Ts that weight as much as a wet fart and push like 45+ hp
- As for NWGP reg Fess (no license fee needed as if you don't want to "Join" I think you just pay an Extra $20 or some shit) l have isted here as taken from the NWGP Site:Save yourself some cash now and preregister for the Road America Round.
Remember this year the Northwoods Classes will be running Saturday Only. Again all Northwoods Practice, Qualifying and Racing will be done on Saturday. SBK2 will be running all day Sunday.

You have 2 weeks prior to the event to register after that the fee increases to $100 first class $50 second class.

Link to preregister:
http://superbikers2.com/Race%20Forms...eEntry2012.pdf

- I am only racing NWGP and will go up early Sat and come home Sat night
- yes on what you listed for prep

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For SB2, as long as you still have DOT tires on there, you can sign up for the SS class. Otherwise, you would have to run 450 or Vet 35 if you are of age.

SB2 runs the dirt section on Sunday, while NWGP runs pavement only on Saturday.

For the org, typically if you sign up for one of the 2, they will let you run in both.

Glenn and Ann from SB2 are pretty good with answering questions for how the weekend will run typically.
Their numbers are listed here: http://www.superbikers2.com/

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Thanks for the info guys. Greatly appreciated.

How about noise regs? Are there any? My shit is loud and I would hate to piss on anyone's parade again.

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How about noise regs? Are there any? My shit is loud and I would hate to piss on anyone's parade again.
Dude, seriously, let it go.

No special noise regs on the little track at RA over the big track. In fact, I think RA actually encourages excessive noise.

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Dude, seriously, let it go.

No special noise regs on the little track at RA over the big track. In fact, I think RA actually encourages excessive noise.
Dude seriously... People wanted to make a big deal out of it, I did not. If anything you should be appreciative that I'm actually asking. The fucking thing is obnoxiously loud. If there's noise regs I for sure can't ride. You do understand that this is the 2nd ever sumo event I have ever done right? That noise incident was my first. I'd like the 2nd to go smoother. On the gas you can hear the thing all the way across the neighborhood.

I need to get the peg and axle sliders for the thing then I'm ready to rock n roll.

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I have sliders for you Nick. Call me after work.
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I will be back from Seattle Thursday afternoon. Do you have the pegs, front and rear sliders? I can't find an entire kit anywhere.

If I get those on there all I have to do is safety wire correct? What about an overflow bottle? I'm betting the stock one is ok.

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Dude seriously... People wanted to make a big deal out of it, I did not. If anything you should be appreciative that I'm actually asking. The fucking thing is obnoxiously loud. If there's noise regs I for sure can't ride. You do understand that this is the 2nd ever sumo event I have ever done right? That noise incident was my first. I'd like the 2nd to go smoother. On the gas you can hear the thing all the way across the neighborhood.

I need to get the peg and axle sliders for the thing then I'm ready to rock n roll.
this shit again?
grow up already.
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this shit again?
grow up already.
You and me need to have a talk pal. You made it a point to point me out and elaborte the whole damn thing. We can talk in person further.

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I have the peg and both axle sliders. You need a fuel catch can also. I need some money for that fucker though. lol
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You and me need to have a talk pal. You made it a point to point me out and elaborte the whole damn thing. We can talk in person further.
I'm not your pal guy

what's there left to say? you're pissed at me for calling you out on your bullshit "I never heard anything about it" story, and now you're being your normal passive aggressive self. get over it.
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Nick,

My old DRZ was louder than your current DRZ and never had an issue at RA - As for sliders, I also had old Skateboard Wheels as front and rear axle sliders and they passed tech

Peg sliders are another story

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Let me get this straight... When you brought up all that bullshit just recently and called me out about this several Year old incident was I Not inquiring about quieting my bike down asking about a silencer? Please answer this question. You came in there and shot me down. Now, I am again inquiring about noise regulations and rules trying be considerate and do the right thing and you are again blasting me. Yes I am poking you because what you did was crap. You went out of your way to write up a post to completely make me look like an asshole. And it was all in negative response to me trying to be considerate.

I think I'm being opposite of passive aggressive. I'm being assertive about making absolutely sure I follow the rules this time.... While poking you with a stick about shooting me down.

That is your main concern right? That people don't ruin another ride spot.

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I'm just trying not to be a repeat offender fellows. Thanks for the info. BH, thanks for your collective criticism.

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I think I'm being opposite of passive aggressive. I'm being assertive about making absolutely sure I follow the rules this time.... While poking you with a stick about shooting me down.
not sure if you're joking or not....

either way, have fun and good luck at RA. it's a really fun track.
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I'm not joking. Just making an honest attempt to follow the rules this time.

I want you to understand that it really pisses me off that I was pointed out as part of the reason why you guys were kicked out of Norway. I don't like that. If I could go back and if I really knew that fingers were going to be pointed at me I would have never riden that day. Hindsight is always 20-20. I would never in a million years want to lose a ride spot for you, me or anyone else.

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