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Author Topic: "Private" meet -- Top Speed shootout!  (Read 336336 times)

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Offline Seldom Seen Slim

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Re: "Private" meet -- Top Speed shootout!
« Reply #150 on: September 23, 2008, 12:36:03 PM »
Ack bike is under way.  I got some video -- no tripod, though.  Still working on it.

Anyway, Ack Attack bike:

Entry speed:   Not there.  Slowing at the four mile.
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Re: "Private" meet -- Top Speed shootout!
« Reply #151 on: September 23, 2008, 12:38:09 PM »
I can just see everybodies mouth open staring at the Dodge screen, hitting the refresh button not only to find no new post... Keep hitting it the refresh button..

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Re: "Private" meet -- Top Speed shootout!
« Reply #152 on: September 23, 2008, 12:38:47 PM »
Still slowing through the timed mile.  Mormon Missile has left the pits to make a run -- coming from the far end.


Everyone told to stay in position so the Mormon Missile can go quickly, Ack Attack bike is stopped and safety crew is on site just in case.

Missile will be escorted to far end.  Ack bike will be accompanied by the full crew in case it's a minor issue and they can make a run from the far end.
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Re: "Private" meet -- Top Speed shootout!
« Reply #153 on: September 23, 2008, 12:43:18 PM »
80 people are signed on.

Easily entertained, aren't we?

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Re: "Private" meet -- Top Speed shootout!
« Reply #154 on: September 23, 2008, 12:44:03 PM »
I can just see everybodies mouth open staring at the necklace screen, hitting the refresh button not only to find no new post... Keep hitting it the refresh button..

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Hey, Jon,

give Jon the time to hit the letters in the "Apple".....

By the way, Jon (SSS), now I know what I forgot the whole WoS meet - can you keep me a white landracing Tee in size XL for the World Final...I will pick it up than, thanks in advance.
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Re: "Private" meet -- Top Speed shootout!
« Reply #155 on: September 23, 2008, 12:46:30 PM »
Actually Freud, this sort of "entertainment" is VERY difficult to obtain.

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Re: "Private" meet -- Top Speed shootout!
« Reply #156 on: September 23, 2008, 12:49:29 PM »
While I'm waiting, send the email with the information for Sam Wheeler, to:

willard.19@osu.edu

That's one of the guys here on the Salt, and once you confirm that the email has been sent I'll have to walk over to their pit, tell him to check his mail, and then, once he finds it, he'll print it and I can walk it over to Sam's pit.
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Re: "Private" meet -- Top Speed shootout!
« Reply #157 on: September 23, 2008, 12:51:13 PM »
Follow this to the video I just shot of the Ack bike leaving.  No, I haven't even seen it -- so if the quality isn't there, ooops, sorry.

The tripod won't let me swivel -- I still am handholding.

http://s263.photobucket.com/albums/ii147/SeldomSeenSlim/Top%20Speed%20Shootout%202008/?action=view&current=100_1939.flv
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Re: "Private" meet -- Top Speed shootout!
« Reply #158 on: September 23, 2008, 12:53:29 PM »
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Re: "Private" meet -- Top Speed shootout!
« Reply #159 on: September 23, 2008, 12:55:19 PM »
SSS,

Great job!!

I saw the video and need someone to explain the lead vehicles that change into chase vehicles very quickly.  Who is in the support vehicles and why three?  One is the push truck.  The others?

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Re: "Private" meet -- Top Speed shootout!
« Reply #160 on: September 23, 2008, 12:59:40 PM »
Typically what has happened at the Private meet, is mike cook is in one vehicle, he is at the start then follows the vehicle down the course, then you have the push truck being driven by Mike Ack, then maybe one support vehicle to turn the bike around with equipment.

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Re: "Private" meet -- Top Speed shootout!
« Reply #161 on: September 23, 2008, 01:02:06 PM »
SSS,
e-mail video checklist for Sam has been sent to Willard at OSU.  Thanks for your help.  Dick Lague
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Re: "Private" meet -- Top Speed shootout!
« Reply #162 on: September 23, 2008, 01:02:20 PM »
Geo, its because Mike Cook is all about safety, three eyes are better than one.

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Re: "Private" meet -- Top Speed shootout!
« Reply #163 on: September 23, 2008, 01:05:43 PM »
Very good, Jon -- about what I was gonna say.  Mike Cook Jr. is usually in the little white minipickup chasing.  

Mormon Missile is ready to leave -- engine is running, driver in car, canopy closed.  Course stewards all confirm course is clear.  Winds still absent without leave.

Mike Junior will follow the Missile, Mike Cook will return to start to work with Ack folks getting ready for their run.

Mormon Missile under way, started at the 10 1/2.  Stopped already.

Some body panels have been removed, but I hear they're putting things back on and are about to run again soon.

Dick:

As soon as this run is over I'll go to OSU, get it printed, and walk over to Sam's pit.  You're Welcome.
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Re: "Private" meet -- Top Speed shootout!
« Reply #164 on: September 23, 2008, 01:09:53 PM »
Thanks for the updates.  I hope they get it figured out  :-(
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