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12-18-2018, 12:03 PM
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Yeah I'm guessing it's just practice practice...

Yeah I'm guessing it's just practice practice practice. Also helps having SPD shoes with rubber on the bottoms (not roadie shoes) and pedals with some kind of platform so you can still pedal/corner...
12-06-2018, 03:38 PM
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Posted By dcamp2

I've never tried to retune one of those... I've...

I've never tried to retune one of those... I've always given feedback to fork engineers and moved on (gotten an RC2 damper a stuck that in the fork).

For every complaint we get about 'harsh...
12-06-2018, 12:41 PM
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Posted By dcamp2

It's real tough to get where you want to be in...

It's real tough to get where you want to be in one (hunch based) rebuild.


at least you admit it... :likecat: good luck
12-06-2018, 10:42 AM
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Posted By dcamp2

https://youtu.be/0-LmBGw1f8c

https://youtu.be/0-LmBGw1f8c
Forum: Race Prep
11-13-2018, 03:28 PM
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Posted By dcamp2

Thanks for all the answers. I fully understand a...

Thanks for all the answers. I fully understand a Miata shop building/developing/racing BP's. Makes sense. I didn't know if Can Jam was a subaru shop or what.
Forum: Race Prep
11-13-2018, 12:59 PM
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Posted By dcamp2

and both top Miata teams mentioned the need for...

and both top Miata teams mentioned the need for more power to continue going faster.
Forum: Race Prep
11-13-2018, 12:43 PM
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Posted By dcamp2

Agree. But the top teams are obviously doing more...

Agree. But the top teams are obviously doing more than cobbling shit together. Why not start with something kind of reliable (say a 700hp v8) vs something you know is stupid (like a 700hp subaru...
Forum: Race Prep
11-13-2018, 12:19 PM
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Posted By dcamp2

seems like a better strategy for TA would be to...

seems like a better strategy for TA would be to start the race with your slow/reliable backup motor- get some laps and setup done THEN swap in the time-bomb and go for glory.

That said- why is...
Forum: Build Threads
11-06-2018, 01:08 PM
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Posted By dcamp2

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.miataturbo.net-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.miataturbo.net-vbulletin/1052x658/upside_down_plane_3020c174d5ed2a88627f1814334ad5d51291bbea.jpg
10-19-2018, 03:06 PM
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Posted By dcamp2

wow ...

wow


https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.miataturbo.net-vbulletin/587x876/cycling_3801c50091a8bcb4c8bdea45f9b9e7af9a90a54c.png

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10-14-2018, 12:28 PM
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Posted By dcamp2

Rebuilt my Santa Cruz Blur... lighter cranks,...

Rebuilt my Santa Cruz Blur... lighter cranks, bar/stem, Pike 120, 9 speed drivetrain (28t front ring, DH 7speed short cage derailleur modified to shift 9 cogs, 10-42 cassette with 42t cut off and...
10-09-2018, 10:32 AM
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Posted By dcamp2

Yeah- we saw that note but wanted to check it out...

Yeah- we saw that note but wanted to check it out anyways. Lots of old mining/cog rail building garbage up there in the woods... cans, shovels, buckets etc.
10-08-2018, 05:34 PM
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Posted By dcamp2

The wattage estimate is worthless when you are...

The wattage estimate is worthless when you are hiking as much as pedaling. also- bike weighed about 40 lbs with 2 spare tubes, food and a bluetooth speaker with 80's training montage music playing. ...
10-08-2018, 03:05 PM
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Posted By dcamp2

Did the annual Slip n Slide ride of stupidity: ...

Did the annual Slip n Slide ride of stupidity:

Left my house at 4:30AM, got back at 5:45pm. Rode on trails up to about 12,500ft then took the PPHC road up to the top. Was about 22 degrees with a...
09-19-2018, 10:43 AM
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Posted By dcamp2

Won't you just be swapping debt at that point?...

Won't you just be swapping debt at that point? Why not just keep the divorce debt and your sweet BMW?

Best/fastest money savings would be sell BMW, slum it up in the Honda Fit. Buying and selling...
09-18-2018, 12:01 PM
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Posted By dcamp2

Yeah- Lots of healthy looking people (not...

Yeah- Lots of healthy looking people (not mentally or physically challenged) are homeless around here.

Have fun getting skin cancer when you're 40.
09-18-2018, 09:54 AM
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Posted By dcamp2

Bad. Lots of homeless idiots who "came here...

Bad.

Lots of homeless idiots who "came here for the pot". Which makes no sense because legal pot is probably 3x more expensive than buying illegally. IDK about violent crime statistics but there...
08-20-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 41,733
Posted By dcamp2

I had same shocks & springs on my car with no...

I had same shocks & springs on my car with no cage. I'd agree- the ride was punishing on the street and possibly too stiff on the track (the tracks I ran didn't have the best asphalt). Hitting...
08-20-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2,519
Views: 156,229
Posted By dcamp2

Seems like they just copied an episode of 'It's...

Seems like they just copied an episode of 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia'.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjwU8AzFgms

My wife loves to watch Shark Tank. I cannot believe the garbage on...
08-06-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5,658
Views: 414,305
Posted By dcamp2

Lean the bike a lot. If the front tire slides-...

Lean the bike a lot. If the front tire slides- put more weight on it. If the back is sliding- more weight on it.
...
08-01-2018, 09:31 AM
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Posted By dcamp2

MTB project App for your phone works decent. ...

MTB project App for your phone works decent. should be able to find stuff near where you are going.
07-31-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5,658
Views: 414,305
Posted By dcamp2

I've always been able to make more power on the...

I've always been able to make more power on the trainer than in the real world... is that what you are asking about? It's easy to sit just right on the trainer to make max power- harder to do it...
07-25-2018, 09:28 AM
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Views: 414,305
Posted By dcamp2

I'd be impressed if they were faster than...

I'd be impressed if they were faster than Icons.... Testing will tell you what's actually faster.
07-24-2018, 10:53 AM
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Views: 414,305
Posted By dcamp2

some people must learn for themselves. ...

some people must learn for themselves. Vittoria=garbage.
07-24-2018, 10:05 AM
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Views: 414,305
Posted By dcamp2

What's the verdict? If those vittorias grip...

What's the verdict? If those vittorias grip better then why not put an Icon on the rear- save some weight, gain some speed and have less grip on the back end so you don't understeer.
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