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Author Topic: ECTA Staff and Volunteers...THANK YOU  (Read 4846 times)

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Offline Cajun Kid

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ECTA Staff and Volunteers...THANK YOU
« on: October 27, 2008, 09:08:22 AM »
I know the weather started off bad, but thanks to everyone for hanging in there and getting 3 hours of runs in on Saturday afternoon. A bigger thank you for extending the runs to 4:00pm on Sunday...GREAT CALL... what a way to end the ECTA 2008 Season.

2008 was my second year at Maxton, but My first year as a Member and Racer.
I have had a blast and thank everyone involved, The LSR community is so cool and the folks at ECTA make you feel at home and like family...

I hope everyone has a great off season, looking forward to staying in touch and seeing everyone again in April....

Charles
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Re: ECTA Staff and Volunteers...THANK YOU
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2008, 04:52:23 PM »
You said it Charles. People standing in the rain so other people can play with there toys. I had a dream year except for Dave . I Hope to come back next year.The only reason there will be a next year is because of the volunteers. Thanks every one.
You made my dream come true. :cheers:
Thank you to all the volunteers

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Re: ECTA Staff and Volunteers...THANK YOU
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2008, 07:00:02 PM »
 :-D I have to chime in with a shout out too !! Thanks go to all! Thanks for a great weekend even with the rain, and extending Sunday a tad, FWIW the last pass of the season was made by the right person! :cheers:


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Re: ECTA Staff and Volunteers...THANK YOU
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2008, 09:18:47 AM »
Todd also had the last run of the 2007 season.

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Be safe, go fast, have FUN !

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Re: ECTA Staff and Volunteers...THANK YOU
« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2008, 10:49:20 AM »
Speaking of the last run of the meet.....

Deb & Seth with the remote camera:


The onboard camera looking back at 2008:


Thanks to everyone for all the great smiles, support, enthusiasm and care throughout the year once again,
Todd
« Last Edit: October 28, 2008, 12:07:53 PM by DahMurf »

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Re: ECTA Staff and Volunteers...THANK YOU
« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2008, 10:59:22 AM »
Yes indeed !  A big thanks to all the ECTA volunteers for your time and effort to make another event happen. It was great to see that even the rain couldn't dampen peoples spirit to hang in there, wait till things dry up, and get out there and go fast.
Its also great to see that the cages & bikes get along so well at the ECTA events, how cool is that.
Had a great time. Looking forward to next year.    :cheers:

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Re: ECTA Staff and Volunteers...THANK YOU
« Reply #6 on: October 28, 2008, 11:19:57 AM »
Todd,

Great video!1

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Re: ECTA Staff and Volunteers...THANK YOU
« Reply #7 on: October 28, 2008, 01:34:30 PM »
Todd, sounded like a touch of high RPM, high load miss in 5th.  Take a look at your coilovers, under the rubber, is there a metal ring?  If so, you might want to put a little dielectric grease between the rubber and metal.  Scooter sounds really strong, 195 open, wow.  Great video, loved it. 
What are you bringing to the salt next year...   :-o  :cheers:
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Re: ECTA Staff and Volunteers...THANK YOU
« Reply #8 on: October 28, 2008, 02:02:37 PM »
Yeah we had a little somethin somethin going on at the 5-6 on the last two runs. First suspicion is an incomplete shift but beyond that we didn't do a trouble shoot. Todd felt he was responsible for the double shift on run 2 so we didn't look into it but it was more predominant on that last run without him doing it! We'll have to take a look see but no hurry as we've officially retired the bee from competition. He will now return to 200mph street bike and likely used as a test bed for some new stuff we're needing to learn. He'll still be around to make a fun pass or two but we're not pushing him anymore. We're on to bigger and better things for next year which likely won't have either of us fielding our own bikes. Ahh the fun & mystery of it all! We'll give a check to your suggestion & thanks for it! :wink:

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Re: ECTA Staff and Volunteers...THANK YOU
« Reply #9 on: October 28, 2008, 10:25:08 PM »
Thanks Stainless, Deb or I will check out and seal out the possibility of coil tracking (etc.) for sure. I found in that log one trace showing an incomplete 5/6 shift (which over shot of course before locking in), and then a little bump in 6th that gave the slightest amount of wheel spin just afterwrds (from bad track position in comparrison to normal that I do remember).

Here's a forward view of the last run (you can hear Kevin Bird's Hayabusa run, then Doug Wood's Harley KR run, and then see Kelvin Crisp's '08 Busa run just before I went),
-sorry so long, no time to cut it down:


Todd
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Re: ECTA Staff and Volunteers...THANK YOU
« Reply #10 on: October 29, 2008, 09:40:14 AM »
Cut it down... no way.... loved all three.   Thanks for my October racing fix....
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Re: ECTA Staff and Volunteers...THANK YOU
« Reply #11 on: October 29, 2008, 02:06:11 PM »
Todd also had the last run of the 2007 season.
     :-D

You know Steve.. I just realized that you're right and that they were both record runs as well (one on the Harley and one on the Suzuki)... hmmm, maybe there's somehting to that last run of the year thing
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Thanks Lloyd.. you pops and Seth sure rocked out some records on some relaly cool machines - Congrats!
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Re: ECTA Staff and Volunteers...THANK YOU
« Reply #12 on: October 29, 2008, 09:10:40 PM »
Todd,
We loved the videos.  Lucy made me play them a couple of times.  Awesome!!!
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Re: ECTA Staff and Volunteers...THANK YOU
« Reply #13 on: November 11, 2008, 07:25:49 PM »
Let me put on my Volunteer Coordinator hat and say my "THANKS" to everyone who volunteered this year.  And a big thanks to Charles and all the rest who remembered the Vols and gave a shout-out.  This means more than you know.  Maybe more important, thanks to the racers thruout the year for being cooperative and remembering that we're all just trying to make these meets happen so we all can have fun.

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Re: ECTA Staff and Volunteers...THANK YOU
« Reply #14 on: November 22, 2008, 07:39:27 PM »
dang Todd now I got to go cut the lock  :-D.Aprils to long to wait.
terry