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by Neil Orta
Tue Mar 02, 2010 1:17 am
Forum: Timing System
Topic: IR or Tape Switches
Replies: 33
Views: 12377

Eddy, I purchased mini tripods for my system. I drilled and tapped the IR boxes for the 1/4-20 screw on the tripod and when used on the lowest setting (just unfolding the legs) the IR boxes are actually very simple to line up. When used this way you can also set the height so that in a race situatio...
by Neil Orta
Thu Feb 25, 2010 1:16 pm
Forum: ISSA - Old topics
Topic: [2010] Membership Dues Comments And Questions
Replies: 24
Views: 8089

and to think I wasted time to hunt down Gary's posted and copy the section needed to give the information requested.........

Damn you Wesley! you should have atleast left a copy here so Karl could see the information he was requesting WAS IN THE POST HE WAS RESPONDING TO!
by Neil Orta
Wed Feb 24, 2010 4:45 am
Forum: Canada
Topic: 7th Annual Dovercourt Open - July 1, 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 11370

I'll put it on my "need to try to make this" calendar!
by Neil Orta
Wed Feb 24, 2010 3:48 am
Forum: North America
Topic: Contest Sanctions
Replies: 36
Views: 16607

I know every person has a different view on things, in this situation I would have announced something such "we have secured a location for the tight and hybrid but before we announce the location we are awaiting word on approval of our desired location....". Let's all who are about to spend hundred...
by Neil Orta
Wed Feb 24, 2010 12:20 am
Forum: North America
Topic: Contest Sanctions
Replies: 36
Views: 16607

As far as Status goes, me and the BOD have got to take the hit for that. We are debating several issues, and what we give the Sizzler is germain to our debate. Please know this will be at least a MAIN. Joe OK Eddy. Haha - classsic Rick & Dr. No, I wasn't saying that you shouldn't ask questions or d...
by Neil Orta
Mon Feb 22, 2010 3:37 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: Contest Sanctions
Replies: 36
Views: 16607

No beefs ever existed here.

I accept your gracious invitation but only if you sit in the corner :)
by Neil Orta
Mon Feb 22, 2010 2:34 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: Contest Sanctions
Replies: 36
Views: 16607

I had written a response but in trying to keep the peace I re-read it and no need to respond to anyone other than Jordan.
by Neil Orta
Sun Feb 21, 2010 11:07 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: Contest Sanctions
Replies: 36
Views: 16607

...or what hours the "meeting" Friday night will be. Can a man get an answer to a direct question? Some people are flying in from other states and trying it figure out an itinerary that works for the event and their schedule, this question has been asked several times and not fully answered. What t...
by Neil Orta
Sat Feb 20, 2010 12:48 am
Forum: North America
Topic: Contest Sanctions
Replies: 36
Views: 16607

Contest Sanctions

Ok so we are now 35 days away from The Texas Sizzler and yet the contest calendar stills show no Main or Major status what is the problem? Of the three races in North America, two of which are the same listing under two different levels (Sizzler), none have been given a ranking. All racers who are i...
by Neil Orta
Fri Feb 19, 2010 7:30 pm
Forum: ISSA - Old topics
Topic: 2010 ISSA Membership
Replies: 45
Views: 19386

Jani: I agree with you that we need to consider how to encourage junior/beginner participation with few events being held as of now but there is an answer and communication in an open forum such as this lets all voice their opinions so an answer can be found. Organizers can "find a way around it" bu...
by Neil Orta
Fri Feb 19, 2010 3:10 pm
Forum: ISSA - Old topics
Topic: 2010 ISSA Membership
Replies: 45
Views: 19386

ISSA 2010 So in 2010, we will begin charging an annual fee for ISSA membership. Racers in Main and Major ISSA-sanctioned events in 2010 will be required to join the ISSA and pay this fee. We encourage everyone to become a member of the ISSA, but it is only required for racers in the Main and Major ...
by Neil Orta
Thu Feb 18, 2010 4:06 pm
Forum: ISSA - Old topics
Topic: [2010] Membership Dues Comments And Questions
Replies: 24
Views: 8089

Ron Barbagallo wrote:okay, I'll be the dick - why is it more at the race?
Procrastination comes with a price?
by Neil Orta
Thu Feb 18, 2010 4:05 pm
Forum: ISSA - Old topics
Topic: [2010] Membership Dues Comments And Questions
Replies: 24
Views: 8089

Joe Iacovelli wrote:Neil,

I wish I knew how to do that, it would be done already.

We are waiting on our web guy to come back from a business trip.

Joe
I hear ya Joe I am in the same boat :)
by Neil Orta
Thu Feb 18, 2010 7:26 am
Forum: ISSA - Old topics
Topic: [2010] Membership Dues Comments And Questions
Replies: 24
Views: 8089

Membership information and payment links should be on the main page of the website but: ISSA 2010 So in 2010, we will begin charging an annual fee for ISSA membership. Racers in Main and Major ISSA-sanctioned events in 2010 will be required to join the ISSA and pay this fee. The fee will be $25 USD ...
by Neil Orta
Fri Feb 05, 2010 2:29 pm
Forum: ISSA - Old topics
Topic: 2010 ISSA Membership
Replies: 45
Views: 19386

I joined and have been watching the actions of the ISSA for several years now and with everyone else have seen MANY things I have not liked or agree with and some things that are plain stupid but of course that is my opinion. The current BOD deserves praise and applause for the actions they are taki...
by Neil Orta
Wed Jan 27, 2010 1:26 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: Pro class - getting more racers in
Replies: 46
Views: 23220

Race Day. Bring the best skills you have to offer and you will see at the end of the day how you stack up against the competition. Sometimes it is the skills on the course that prevent a good finish and sometimes it's the skills off the course (gear, mental, physical etc.) that do you in, either way...
by Neil Orta
Wed Jan 06, 2010 4:30 am
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: Another Idea for Race format
Replies: 12
Views: 6735

Thinking on pre-race qualifying as compared to how it is currently done generally GS is held at a different hill so are you saying that essentially-qualifying is qualifying. It would be run on a different course on a different day for purposes of seeding? I have always entered racing as "bring the b...
by Neil Orta
Sun Jul 26, 2009 1:08 am
Forum: Down South
Topic: 2009 Dixie Cup Dates
Replies: 3
Views: 2771

2009 Dixie Cup Dates

Trying to fill in my calender to see what races I can hit and I see the dates for 2009 Dixie Cup are Novermber 8-10, this is Sunday, Monday & Tuesday- mistake or intentional?
by Neil Orta
Mon Jul 06, 2009 6:01 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 972798

Yes we were there, a bit windy but we set a course and rode.
by Neil Orta
Wed Mar 25, 2009 1:20 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 972798

Walker tonight??? Some of you need to ride before this weekend!!!
by Neil Orta
Tue Dec 23, 2008 9:20 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!!!
Replies: 0
Views: 2014

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!!!

Hope everyone has a good holiday season and look forward to getting some riding and racing in real soon...

Attention DC Outlaws- Need to get together and finish the ramp and plan a race!!!!
by Neil Orta
Thu Nov 20, 2008 3:43 am
Forum: Down South
Topic: 2008 Downhillbillies Dixie Cup OFFICIAL THREAD
Replies: 74
Views: 42658

Here's another
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by Neil Orta
Wed Nov 19, 2008 5:26 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Dr. No, Paging Dr. No
Replies: 12
Views: 6680

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by Neil Orta
Sun Nov 16, 2008 2:50 am
Forum: Down South
Topic: 2008 Downhillbillies Dixie Cup OFFICIAL THREAD
Replies: 74
Views: 42658

More to come as I get the time!


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by Neil Orta
Sun Nov 16, 2008 2:15 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Dr. No, Paging Dr. No
Replies: 12
Views: 6680

Still learning the Photobucket thing, try again.
by Neil Orta
Sat Nov 15, 2008 1:26 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Dr. No, Paging Dr. No
Replies: 12
Views: 6680

OK tried the Photobucket thing but with limited success, I have 108 pics and it loaded 14....


Here they are and I'll get the rest here in a couple of days.

http://s70.photobucket.com/albums/i106/ ... ter=images
by Neil Orta
Mon Nov 10, 2008 4:16 am
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: 2009: Am turning pro
Replies: 29
Views: 13960

Possibly consider something like: Four podiums in Major or Main status events warrants turning Pro in the following season....

Just a thought.
by Neil Orta
Sat Nov 08, 2008 4:03 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Dr. No, Paging Dr. No
Replies: 12
Views: 6680

Working on it Lenny, just super busy at work. Maybe by the end of this weekend....I have to reduce their size greatly or it'll take too long for each to load.
by Neil Orta
Sun Oct 19, 2008 5:13 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 972798

Walker this afternoon??? Set some cones and timing system.......
by Neil Orta
Sat Aug 16, 2008 11:24 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 972798

rain, try for Sunday?
by Neil Orta
Fri Aug 15, 2008 2:15 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 972798

I think Chase and I are in...
by Neil Orta
Wed Aug 06, 2008 4:14 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 972798

Missed ya Mike but we will still be riding on Wed as discussed with Earl.
by Neil Orta
Tue Aug 05, 2008 1:03 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 972798

Ride tonight 8:30-9:00pm
by Neil Orta
Wed Jul 30, 2008 1:01 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 972798

Earl, Mike I lost all numbers in my old phone- Got wet in New York.

Son is out we want to run cones!Call me.
by Neil Orta
Tue Jul 01, 2008 1:05 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 972798

I have a wedding to go to Saturday but available the others.
by Neil Orta
Fri Jun 27, 2008 8:43 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 972798

I am picking up a card to send to Justin and will have it there tonight with hopes of getting a bunch of sigs from NOVA riders.
by Neil Orta
Wed Jun 18, 2008 9:26 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 972798

Can't say for how long but I will be there.
by Neil Orta
Fri Jun 13, 2008 3:35 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 972798

I had posted earlier on Silverfish: Cones.Walker.Friday.8:30pm.
So I guess that would be a yes.
by Neil Orta
Thu Jun 12, 2008 3:57 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: ISSA World Record Rules -- Proposal and Discussion
Replies: 72
Views: 49451

Like I said, obvious-duh!LOL Thanks Pat
by Neil Orta
Thu Jun 12, 2008 4:27 am
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: ISSA World Record Rules -- Proposal and Discussion
Replies: 72
Views: 49451

I guess I am overlooking what is probably the obvious but how would one set a course with infrared beams with start and finish at the center of the cones without the cones getting in the way of the timing or timing getting in the way of the cones?
by Neil Orta
Sun Jun 08, 2008 10:03 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 972798

Walker tonight 8:00-8:30.
by Neil Orta
Thu Jun 05, 2008 2:49 pm
Forum: Starting Line / Ramps
Topic: Quebec Ramp
Replies: 27
Views: 30188

Eric I would also be interested in seeing your plans for some races I am going to do here in Virginia. You can email me at thedr@drnoracing.com
by Neil Orta
Mon Jun 02, 2008 10:37 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 972798

Anyone interested in Walker tonight...8:00pm....more timing practice needed for upcoming outlaw event!
by Neil Orta
Wed May 28, 2008 10:58 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 972798

Top Secret, could tell ya but then I would have to......LOL. Earl beat us all, had a good day.
by Neil Orta
Tue May 27, 2008 2:53 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 972798

Time to begin rallying the troops for Friday Night Sessions at Walker.....

May 30th I will be at Dover for the Craftsman Series so I will not be there but look forward to the next week, June 6th
by Neil Orta
Tue May 27, 2008 2:48 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 972798

Walker Outlaw
1st Place- Earl Cephas
2nd Place- Mike Ohm
3rd Place- DrNo
by Neil Orta
Mon May 26, 2008 1:30 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 972798

WALKER OUTLAW- 5/26
2:00PM
by Neil Orta
Sun May 25, 2008 3:38 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 972798

Ended up working Sat and again this morning but I can ride this afternoon....say after 3:00 pm Cell (703) 801-1871
by Neil Orta
Fri May 23, 2008 4:44 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 972798

I was thinking the same thing! Too late to announce but we should do an outlaw at Walker or Park and Ride real soon.