Modern Board-Track Racing

Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle General Discussion' started by culvercityclassic, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. culvercityclassic

    culvercityclassic Well-Known Member

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    #1 culvercityclassic, Aug 22, 2011
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  2. Venice Motor Bikes

    Venice Motor Bikes Custom Builder / Dealer/Los Angeles

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    I didn't see any board track racing in that video... but it was still kewl!
     
  3. culvercityclassic

    culvercityclassic Well-Known Member

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    I posted the wrong video...check it out now...
     
  4. sportscarpat

    sportscarpat Bonneville Bomber the Salt Flat record breaker

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    I don't know L.A. that well but it sounds like you two are close to that track. Maybe it's time to promote a race. That would be a whole lot of fun!
     
  5. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    holy crap! thanks Jeff!

    just sent some emails to them.

    if they let us, we'll be racing there soon... :)
     
  6. Venice Motor Bikes

    Venice Motor Bikes Custom Builder / Dealer/Los Angeles

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    Encino's right over the hill from us!!! (^)
     
  7. mapbike

    mapbike Active Member

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    That's awesome....!

    If I lived anywhere near there I would be involved in that for sure, that would be an absolute blast on the mini bikes or on the MB's....

    No way I could ever stay up with Baird but I'd have a blast just getting to go round & round that track and see everyone else having a blast too.......


    Peace, map
     
  8. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    bad news. i sent an email and got a reply a few minutes later.

    here's the bad news part:

    Hi Baird you are not the first person to approach me with this idea. Unfortunately our landlord the Army Corps Of Engineers has not allowed us to do anything beyond people powered bikes.

    Kenneth Avchen
    Encino Velodrome
    Encinovelodrome.org
     
  9. mapbike

    mapbike Active Member

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    Dang baird that stinks.............!

    Map
     
  10. John the Chimp

    John the Chimp New Member

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    The guy isnt exactly telling the truth to you baird. I have a freind that used to race his electric skateboards there. He has video footage of him doing 47mph. On that same track.
     
  11. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    that's funny. he told me about some other places we might be able to race and said to tell them i have nothing to do with the motorized skateboard guys. :)

    he said they had other motorized races there before, but now the Army guys won't let anything but human power on the track.

    it could change in the future, but who knows? maybe Neil will be able to pull it off. not that it matters to me if he does, he still won't let me race.
     
  12. The_Aleman

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    MaB drama does no one any good in the end. Not pointing any fingers, just sayin.

    There's a proper way to handle it, and it's not being done, in my humble opinion.
     

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