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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #175 on: January 25, 2014, 08:50:50 pm »
Hey Ned, I added you to the list; you are #32. ;D

Mooshie asked:
Where are the GZ's now?  Who has the West Coast one (is that Pimpzilla?)  Want to drag him along for my ride in end of March.  How are we coordinating this?  I will be going through CA, AZ, NM but can plan on border states if he needs to be passed along....

Hi Lisa! Matt has Da Pimp. I asked him to send the little guy to me at the end of last month, but no response. >:( I had some cool photo ops recently, but it's too late now. :(
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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #176 on: January 25, 2014, 11:56:31 pm »
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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #177 on: January 26, 2014, 11:12:15 am »
Hey Ned, I added you to the list; you are #32. ;D

Mooshie asked:
Where are the GZ's now?  Who has the West Coast one (is that Pimpzilla?)  Want to drag him along for my ride in end of March.  How are we coordinating this?  I will be going through CA, AZ, NM but can plan on border states if he needs to be passed along....

Hi Lisa! Matt has Da Pimp. I asked him to send the little guy to me at the end of last month, but no response. >:( I had some cool photo ops recently, but it's too late now. :(
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=132915.0


Oh no!!!! we may never see Pimpzilla again. :o  that Matt disappears from view only to re-emerge at the oddest times.  I will try and stalk him to get him to let us know what is up. 
We need a plan to move PimpZilla around.
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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #178 on: January 28, 2014, 08:27:45 pm »
Hi, All! Sorry for being incommunicado these last few months. We are building out a new store and have been extremely busy. Da Pimp has been doing a lot of the heavy lifting for us so I couldn't give him up at such a crucial time. I'll try to wrestle him into a box sometime next week. Scottly, you still want him? What's the plan? If Mooshie is leading off the first leg I just might be tempted to chauffeur him down to SB myself unless someone has a special outfit in mind for this year and he needs some time at the tailors.
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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #179 on: January 28, 2014, 09:00:28 pm »
Just a thought here, if we stick to the original format (which we should IMHO) why not get him going through the southern states now so he can traverse the middle in the spring. I haven't really been paying attention to the rest of the country but the weather is phenomenal out here.
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« Reply #180 on: January 28, 2014, 10:26:33 pm »
And just when does spring start in the Colorado Rockies?? Or for that matter the Colorado Great Plains?? LOL  ;)
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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #181 on: January 29, 2014, 02:23:47 pm »
Hi, All! Sorry for being incommunicado these last few months. We are building out a new store and have been extremely busy. Da Pimp has been doing a lot of the heavy lifting for us so I couldn't give him up at such a crucial time. I'll try to wrestle him into a box sometime next week. Scottly, you still want him? What's the plan? If Mooshie is leading off the first leg I just might be tempted to chauffeur him down to SB myself unless someone has a special outfit in mind for this year and he needs some time at the tailors.

I still do not know what the format is but I am more than willing to babysit (no change in clothing as I love his pimpzilla look).  I will be going through AZ and could drop him off OR Scott could have him and get him to me (mail or I pick up when I go through on 3/31 or 4/1.
What is the format?  If it is like it was in the past I am in....
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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #182 on: January 29, 2014, 03:48:41 pm »
Well we have 32 sign ups and 34 votes on the poll.  A clear majority voted for maintaining the current format which usually calls for GZ to start in FLA during Bike Week.  The obvious problem is coverage for the traditional format.  Here are the rider locations so far:
TX - 6                MI - 4              CA - 3           GA - 3           CO - 2
AZ - 2                IL - 2              Canada - 2    FL - 1            MO - 1
ID - 1                AR - 1              OK - 1           NY - 1            VA - 1
OH - 1

In practical terms, the holes seem to large to expect these few riders to cover such vast tracts.
Time is ticking for a 2014 start, I propose reverting to plan "B".  Comments & discussion please,
let's get this settled (for Mooshie's sake!)

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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #183 on: January 29, 2014, 03:57:36 pm »
 Bike Week activities scheduled March 7-16.

We need to make a decison
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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #184 on: January 29, 2014, 10:04:03 pm »
I like the idea of keeping the original format but letting it take as long as it takes. I'm proud of my 3 patches and want to get 50 more. If the next one reads 2014-2017 instead of just 2014, I'm cool w/ that. This forum is about wrenching and riding SOHC4 Hondas.
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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #185 on: January 30, 2014, 06:20:31 am »
Bike Week activities scheduled March 7-16.


I'll be there!


We need to make a decision


    I'll do what I can, but won't be much help, especially if this follows the previous, single baton, format  :( . As Brooze pointed out, we have nowhere near the riders we would need to even begin coordinating something like that. Forty-eight states (Canada too?) with thirty-two riders? I can do two states easy, probably three, but the time constraints for the "Single Line" format are too limiting by requiring at least 350 miles PER WEEK. Now that doesn't sound like much, except that's "one way" distance required for the baton. For the participating rider(s), depending upon their residence/pick-up point/drop-off point, this can (and often has) resulted in round-trip distances approaching 1000 miles (or more). For some of us, that's not that big of a deal. Most of my round-trip efforts have been around 700 miles, and that's along the relatively densely populated East coast. For some riders, 100 miles round-trip is a marathon  :o . That's a very aggressive pace, and one that requires constant diligence from those doing most of the coordinating to actually pull it off. A three-way split (East, Central, West) should break down to a more leisurely pace of around 100 miles per week, so a two or three week lag could be made up in one weekend.

Easy-peasy.

    I certainly would not be able to commit to a "Three Year" plan as matt suggests. Hell, it's hard enough to hold someone's attention (mine included) for just one riding season, let alone three.














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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #186 on: January 30, 2014, 06:33:16 am »
Bike Week activities scheduled March 7-16.


I'll be there!


We need to make a decision


    I'll do what I can, but won't be much help, especially if this follows the previous, single baton, format  :( . As Brooze pointed out, we have nowhere near the riders we would need to even begin coordinating something like that. Forty-eight states (Canada too?) with thirty-two riders? I can do two states easy, probably three, but the time constraints for the "Single Line" format are too limiting by requiring at least 350 miles PER WEEK. Now that doesn't sound like much, except that's "one way" distance required for the baton. For the participating rider(s), depending upon their residence/pick-up point/drop-off point, this can (and often has) resulted in round-trip distances approaching 1000 miles (or more). For some of us, that's not that big of a deal. Most of my round-trip efforts have been around 700 miles, and that's along the relatively densely populated East coast. For some riders, 100 miles round-trip is a marathon  :o . That's a very aggressive pace, and one that requires constant diligence from those doing most of the coordinating to actually pull it off. A three-way split (East, Central, West) should break down to a more leisurely pace of around 100 miles per week, so a two or three week lag could be made up in one weekend.

Easy-peasy.

    I certainly would not be able to commit to a "Three Year" plan as matt suggests. Hell, it's hard enough to hold someone's attention (mine included) for just one riding season, let alone three.














Stay tuned.... GZ 4.0E (East, aka "Cranky") may soon rear his ugly head in the Sunshine State....


Let's do this!  Although we currently only only 32[?] riders now, the number will certainly grow. Half the country is a frozen tundra and riding is only a pipe dream in the foreseeable future, but come Spring, they will want to partake.

So Wilbur will kick off in Daytona, we need a GA rider to meet up with him. Any takers??
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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #187 on: January 30, 2014, 09:06:53 am »
Okay so we are going with the WT 1, 2, 3 format?  With a GZ #4 (AKA "Cranky")?
If so I am definitely in when it lands near or in CA.  Is someone going to start an official 2014 WT thread?

Now, that being said Pimpzilla is with Matt I believe so will we also be moving Pimpzilla around but independent of WT4? if so Matt let me know if Scott has dibs on Pimpzilla for his rides--I think Pimpzilla will be the hit at the Tombstone AZ bars   ;) so would love to drag him along with me for my solo trek if possible.
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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #188 on: January 30, 2014, 09:29:15 am »
Okay so we are going with the WT 1, 2, 3 format?  With a GZ #4 (AKA "Cranky")?
If so I am definitely in when it lands near or in CA.  Is someone going to start an official 2014 WT thread?

Now, that being said Pimpzilla is with Matt I believe so will we also be moving Pimpzilla around but independent of WT4? if so Matt let me know if Scott has dibs on Pimpzilla for his rides--I think Pimpzilla will be the hit at the Tombstone AZ bars   ;) so would love to drag him along with me for my solo trek if possible.

If we use the WT 1, 2, 3 format (East, Central, West), then Pimpzilla would serve as the baton for the Western region and Cranky would serve as the baton for the East. "Lefty" is currently "Down Under" as a continuation of the 2012 relay, so we might have to see if Jerry would part with GZ 1.0 to serve as the baton for the Central region, if that turns out to be the final format. All three regions could kick-off simultaneously, or they could have a staggered start (I've got "staggering" mastered!).

If we do the "Single Line" relay format, then there is the option to continue to use Pimpzilla as the baton (shipped here?) and "Cranky" can continue to serve as "Contingency" Zilla',
or Pimpzilla could continue to wander as "Cranky" does the heavy lifting for the 2014 relay.

Either way works for me, I can be in Daytona in an hour and a half.  8)
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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #189 on: January 30, 2014, 11:08:22 am »
IF (capitalized on purpose) we stick w/ the original format, it has alternated east to west starts every year. That puts the start on the west coast this year. Pimpzilla is currently residing at my house, literally on the beach, in Pacifica, CA. I'd be more than happy to ride him down to Santa Barbara to hand off to Mooshie, Mooshie is going to AZ and so can hand off to Scottly.
Perhaps Scottly can work out a handoff to the Texas contingent next?
Getting From Houston to the East Coast involves some largish distances with the current list of riders  but no larger than would have already been done by the previous riders.
This could put GZ in the southern East Coast by early May.
At that point the weather is getting nice and riders start emerging from their hibernation, getting up the East Coast shouldn't be too difficult.
Am I being too optimistic?
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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #190 on: January 30, 2014, 12:53:05 pm »
I've decided if I get a hold of Pimpzilla I am not letting him go! :o  He will stay with me the entire time  ;D  Okay I am kidding, well half kidding...I am up for anything lets just get this rolling.
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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #191 on: January 30, 2014, 02:07:31 pm »
IF we stick w/ the original format, it has alternated east to west starts every year. Pimpzilla is currently residing at my house, literally on the beach, in Pacifica, CA. I'd be more than happy to ride him down to Santa Barbara to hand off to Mooshie


We have a lead-off rider!


Getting From Houston to the East Coast involves some largish distances with the current list of riders  but no larger than would have already been done by the previous riders.


That's where things usually fall apart. Work, life, illness, mechanical issues, etc. causes delays to the point that downstream riders get discouraged when the schedule can't be kept. When the distances become so large that there is no time to "stop and smell the roses" then it becomes more of an iron butt event than actually getting out and meeting other members.

Been there... hand off the baton and turn around for the long ride home. Just looking for a way for members to avoid such large distances and actually be able to socialize without risking another day off from work...

 or marital discord  :o


Am I being too optimistic?


Only time would tell...
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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #192 on: January 30, 2014, 03:15:06 pm »
I've decided if I get a hold of Pimpzilla I am not letting him go! :o 

Sounds like he may be up for a wild ride!


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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #193 on: January 30, 2014, 03:40:42 pm »
Okay so we are going with the WT 1, 2, 3 format?  With a GZ #4 (AKA "Cranky")?
If so I am definitely in when it lands near or in CA.  Is someone going to start an official 2014 WT thread?

Now, that being said Pimpzilla is with Matt I believe so will we also be moving Pimpzilla around but independent of WT4? if so Matt let me know if Scott has dibs on Pimpzilla for his rides--I think Pimpzilla will be the hit at the Tombstone AZ bars   ;) so would love to drag him along with me for my solo trek if possible.

If we use the WT 1, 2, 3 format (East, Central, West), then Pimpzilla would serve as the baton for the Western region and Cranky would serve as the baton for the East. "Lefty" is currently "Down Under" as a continuation of the 2012 relay, so we might have to see if Jerry would part with GZ 1.0 to serve as the baton for the Central region, if that turns out to be the final format. All three regions could kick-off simultaneously, or they could have a staggered start (I've got "staggering" mastered!).

If we do the "Single Line" relay format, then there is the option to continue to use Pimpzilla as the baton (shipped here?) and "Cranky" can continue to serve as "Contingency" Zilla',
or Pimpzilla could continue to wander as "Cranky" does the heavy lifting for the 2014 relay.

Either way works for me, I can be in Daytona in an hour and a half.  8)

Wilber, as usual you have the great ideas & suggestions.  I think we should let Lefty wander the world as he sees fit, GZ1 should continue his hibernation on Jerry's mantle, Pimpzilla should climb back on fatmatt's bike & head out during bike week as usual, heading south & east.  When he gets to Wilber, we'll reevaluate based on riders & time of year.  If any regions start crying for a GZ fix for a special event or ride this year during the nice weather, dispatch Cranky by bike or box as the "2014 Ambassador" to tour around a region.  Then maybe sometime in the future they may all  have a grand reunion somewhere (Colorado?), who knows, 2015, 2016?
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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #194 on: January 30, 2014, 04:55:32 pm »
I've decided if I get a hold of Pimpzilla I am not letting him go! :o 

Sounds like he may be up for a wild ride!




 :D :D :D :D





  I think we should let Lefty wander the world as he sees fit, GZ1 should continue his hibernation on Jerry's mantle



I concur. I think Lefty has been officially designated our "Overseas Ambassador"



Pimpzilla should climb back on fatmatt's bike & head out during bike week as usual, heading south & east.  When he gets to Wilber, we'll reevaluate based on riders & time of year.  If any regions start crying for a GZ fix for a special event or ride this year during the nice weather, dispatch Cranky by bike or box as the "2014 Ambassador" to tour around a region.  Then maybe sometime in the future they may all  have a grand reunion somewhere (Colorado?), who knows, 2015, 2016?


That's an excellent scenario that I had not considered. Start out as a continuous, single relay, with the possibility of splintering into separate, sub-relay(s) depending upon schedule and levels of participation.... shrewd insight there Brooze!  8)


Start us off big fatmatt, TAG you're it!  ;)

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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #195 on: January 30, 2014, 05:29:31 pm »
I've decided if I get a hold of Pimpzilla I am not letting him go! :o 

Sounds like he may be up for a wild ride!




 :D :D :D :D





  I think we should let Lefty wander the world as he sees fit, GZ1 should continue his hibernation on Jerry's mantle



I concur. I think Lefty has been officially designated our "Overseas Ambassador"



Pimpzilla should climb back on fatmatt's bike & head out during bike week as usual, heading south & east.  When he gets to Wilber, we'll reevaluate based on riders & time of year.  If any regions start crying for a GZ fix for a special event or ride this year during the nice weather, dispatch Cranky by bike or box as the "2014 Ambassador" to tour around a region.  Then maybe sometime in the future they may all  have a grand reunion somewhere (Colorado?), who knows, 2015, 2016?


That's an excellent scenario that I had not considered. Start out as a continuous, single relay, with the possibility of splintering into separate, sub-relay(s) depending upon schedule and levels of participation.... shrewd insight there Brooze!  8)


Start us off big fatmatt, TAG you're it!  ;)




And Mooshie has a "Cowboys and Indians" trip planned to go as Far East as Texas, this might work?

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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #196 on: January 30, 2014, 06:24:39 pm »
Absolutely, if FattMatt gets it to me I can take it into any of the following states from CA> Arizona, New Mexico, Texas or Colorado...lets move that little monster.  8)
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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #197 on: January 30, 2014, 07:09:46 pm »
Absolutely, if FattMatt gets it to me I can take it into any of the following states from CA> Arizona, New Mexico, Texas or Colorado...lets move that little monster.  8)

Are your dates set yet? Farmer Justin would most likely be your contact, he has ridden W Texas for us in the past. 
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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #198 on: January 30, 2014, 10:39:01 pm »
I'm in South Florida, in West Palm Beach, and have the week before bike week off for vacation. I'm planning a ride up to the Ocala/Gainesville area if my bike doesn't break down before then. lol. I'd be happy to lead off an East leg up to Daytona or something. The mileage doesn't scare me…I usually ride 300 miles in a DAY on my day off! :) (that's 10-11 hours in the seat running leisurely at 20-45 MPH along the coast, with plenty of lights, picture stops, and food stops) Three fill ups every weekend. :)

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Re: 2014 Rally/Relay
« Reply #199 on: January 31, 2014, 08:55:41 am »
Absolutely, if FattMatt gets it to me I can take it into any of the following states from CA> Arizona, New Mexico, Texas or Colorado...lets move that little monster.  8)

Are your dates set yet? Farmer Justin would most likely be your contact, he has ridden W Texas for us in the past. 

Looking at leaving CA on 3/29 plan to be in AZ on 3/31 so will be rolling out of there and onward in very early April.  I was not planning on riding in Texas--just wanted to drop in for a quick photo opportunity perhaps in south western TX (after I leave AZ -I am riding on the southern most edge of AZ and taking the northern part for my return leg home -and enter NM) or while I am in NM (closer to Sante Fe)which would put me further north west in TX. 
I haven't really mapped out the NM route, only the CA>AZ one
But if I need to meet up with someone in TX or other border states I will certainly do it.  My plans are flexible-- I am riding solo and even though I map things out I just generally go where the mood takes me (using my mapped out stuff as a rough plan).
I see we have 6 people signed up for TX so perhaps one of those will work out with my time frame?
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