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    Your other passions

    Outdoor activities, anyway; setting aside music, food, beer, etc. In the last few years, mountain biking has become the activity that I'll pick over all others when offered the choice. Most of the time, at least.

    My other favorite activity has to be skiing, and fortunately I don't have to choose between skiing and riding that often.

    Views don't suck, either.
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    One of my favorite runs:
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    I like XC skiing too. I have skate skis, touring skis, and big touring skis mounted with touring Telemark bindings. While I enjoy going out to skate some groomed tracks, I'd just as soon climb and descend the same hills I ride on my bike.

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    It takes a bit for me to overcome my initial resistance to taking a bunch of time out to go backpacking, but I have to admit that once I'm on the trail, I love it. Backpacking really was my first outdoor passion. Again, the views don't suck.

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    Although I don't own a raft, most of my friends are boaters and I've done a number of awesome multi-day floats. The spring runoff here can be pretty epic, too. That's why I like reading Mikesee's posts about packrafting with bikes so much.

    Grand Cayon camping:
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    I had a kayak for years, but I eventually sold it. I figured that when I was declining invitations to float in order to go ride, I could get some bike upgrades out of it...
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    Someday I'll buy an inflatable, though. IKs look like a lot of fun.

    For a day on the water, it's pretty hard to argue with tubing:
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    And the most basic passion is just spending quality time with my dog:
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    What about you guys? What else gets you going?

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    Mine is pretty much the polar opposite of the kinda fast pacedness of riding.

    Birding/Photography




    And my Garden. Pictured is a Passion Flower mid bloom.

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    Started snowshoeing last winter. Not quite a passion, yet, but I hope to do much more this year.
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    i think we've done threads like this before but i'll play.

    music/radio.

    and chasing trains/taking photos of them in scenic locations.
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    My wife and Kids (where most of my time not spent working goes )

    Machining

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    Quote Originally Posted by shekky View Post
    i think we've done threads like this before but i'll play.

    music/radio.

    and chasing trains/taking photos of them in scenic locations.
    Where was the train pic taken? Looks like UT, but could easily be anywhere in the CO, AZ, NM, UT area.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1 cog frog View Post
    Where was the train pic taken? Looks like UT, but could easily be anywhere in the CO, AZ, NM, UT area.

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    just outside of verdi, NV.

    when i have the means, i drive from SF to roseville, CA to have a look at UP's yard there.

    then, i usually try to locate an eastbound train in colfax, CA or alta and follow them into nevada sometimes. i've driven from SF to where US 395 meets the 80 and back to SF in one day chasing trains.

    i think this is the same train just after crossing the 395 in nevada.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 1 cog frog View Post
    My wife and Kids (where most of my time not spent working goes )

    Machining

    Trail Running

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    Machining what?

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    Skiing is my #1 but biking is a close second





    Even better, both in the same day
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    #1 - sailing/racing
    Mountain biking, powder skiing, scuba diving, hiking/snow shoeing, travel.








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    Quote Originally Posted by shekky View Post
    i think we've done threads like this before but i'll play.
    My bad; I'm an infrequent visitor to the Passion forum so I miss a lot of threads.

    When I was growing up (6-12 years old) my family had sailboats on the Potomac and then the Chesapeake. Wrong 6 years of my life, I'm afraid. I was just getting into it when we sold it.

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    I've been hooked on snowboarding the past 2 winters, I'm impatiently waiting for the white stuff to start flying. Living within a dozen ski resorts 2 hours or less away I'll split up my weekends boarding one day then snowbiking the other. I used to get bored during winter, not any more

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    double post...

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    Corvettes

    More expensive than the bike hobby/passion. But not by much!
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    Photography, Trian watching......
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    Oh I forgot to mention equipment.......
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    Being a newlywed



    First time owner of a pittie



    My work, related to saving the environment



    aaaand light spelunking


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    Great idea, and great pics above.


    Mine is my daughter


    Firefighting. And my daughter.


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    Autocrossing/Road Racing

    Recent rear swaybar addition on a new chassis.

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    dbl post

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    I've been known to do some fairly dangerous stuff...





    ..luckily I made it and now I enjoy mellower outings with my family.


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    Traveling with my wife, coffee, beer, reptiles, Bike shop life, firefighting, long gravel rides, music/drums, and living life with a purpose.
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    Everything related to the outdoor!! ...kayaking...hiking...4wd...island hopper in Croazia...
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    I am passionate about my cats, and playing/singing guitar covers to my cats.




    I also really like posting pictures of my wife to the internet.


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    Quote Originally Posted by JCostello View Post
    Photography, Trian watching......
    even though i live in san francisco, i got shots of the CSX, too...here's some geeps in the russell, KY hump yard back in 2010...
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    Quote Originally Posted by PerfectZero View Post
    Skiing is my #1 but biking is a close second
    Traitor.

    Alcohol may lead nowhere, but it sure is the scenic route!

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    Double post.

    WTF is going on with MTBR?
    Alcohol may lead nowhere, but it sure is the scenic route!

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    Double post.

    WTF is going on with MTBR?
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    I dont do too much of these anymore... need to get out and ride instead.

    Small time wood working/tinkering.












    Fishing.







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    DualSport riding.







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    Astrophotography Hack.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shekky View Post
    even though i live in san francisco, i got shots of the CSX, too...here's some geeps in the russell, KY hump yard back in 2010...
    Palms springs west bound at the Amtrack station. Congress Az pevine line.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shekky View Post
    even though i live in san francisco, i got shots of the CSX, too...here's some geeps in the russell, KY hump yard back in 2010...
    Sorry cant get both photos to load at the same time.nothing like 20,000 hp roaring by. Well maybe ripping down some single track.
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    "nothing like 20,000 hp roaring by."

    you got that right!!! especially when you get autoracks crossing a double diamond. there is NOTHING like that sound...

    NS coke train heading SOUTH through pickaway county, ohio when i was there visiting grandma for her 100th...
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    Paintball & warhammer 40k.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OO7 View Post
    Traitor.

    Alaska is hard core man, you can't just go up there unprepared!
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    I have a few myself. My family is my #1 passion. Jeeping being another. Golf is another passion I really enjoy.
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    I am the ultimate tinkerer. It seems like I have dabbled in all of yours. The one that keeps coming back is a raging desire to sail. I have a Hobie 16, and want a 32' or larger in the marina sooooo bad. I was a Track Welder for BNSF for about 5 years. You train watchers used to make me smile. We'd be out there in the middle of nowhere grinding and welding, sweating, grunting, cussing.....and some trainspotter would just randomly drive by. It is a passion I found hard to understand, but there are a bunch of you guys.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Magura View Post
    Machining what?

    Magura
    I love making stuff for my bikes. I also teach machining and engineering for the local Tech College and my students always ask me why I am making such and such. The standard answer: "because I can!"

    I work part time at a small job shop where I make lots of aerospace and automotive parts as well.

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    My quest to create the perfect pinto bean



    Fishing the Black Canyon of the Gunnison



    Messin' with my Niece and Nephew


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    Catching or raising my own food



    Hanging with my Wife and Critter


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    Backpacking
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    Equally addictive...

    I pretty much had to shut myself down once I filled up this room. The hard part about guitars is that they don't really wear out or go out of style so it's really hard for me to sell any of them. I just have to decide which one to play at any given time
    fishbucket: I REALLY like the woodwork pix you posted! That's one skillset I truly admire...
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    Quote Originally Posted by miniman868 View Post
    I am the ultimate tinkerer. It seems like I have dabbled in all of yours. The one that keeps coming back is a raging desire to sail. I have a Hobie 16, and want a 32' or larger in the marina sooooo bad. I was a Track Welder for BNSF for about 5 years. You train watchers used to make me smile. We'd be out there in the middle of nowhere grinding and welding, sweating, grunting, cussing.....and some trainspotter would just randomly drive by. It is a passion I found hard to understand, but there are a bunch of you guys.
    I also work for a railroad, I think when you work there the last thing you want to do in your free time is spend more time at the railroad!

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    Quote Originally Posted by miniman868 View Post
    I am the ultimate tinkerer. It seems like I have dabbled in all of yours. The one that keeps coming back is a raging desire to sail. I have a Hobie 16, and want a 32' or larger in the marina sooooo bad. I was a Track Welder for BNSF for about 5 years. You train watchers used to make me smile. We'd be out there in the middle of nowhere grinding and welding, sweating, grunting, cussing.....and some trainspotter would just randomly drive by. It is a passion I found hard to understand, but there are a bunch of you guys.
    I grew up sailing, teaching sailing and racing on anything from single-handed one-designs (Laser's were always my favorite), day sailers, cruisers to off-shore rigs. I was either driving or out on the pointy end (Bowman) . . . I hated being out there, but I was the smallest and most agile usually. It was loads of fun but takes up far too much time and I have little to no desire to own my own boat. If I were to buy a boat, however, it would be a single-handed skiff for sure.
    Alcohol may lead nowhere, but it sure is the scenic route!

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    Anything in the outdoors. Camping, hiking, biking, snowboarding, anything that gets me away from the city for a bit. I haven't had enough chances in the last year and a half though. My girlfriend got hurt at work last August, had a bunch of restrictions about activity and finally had surgery this July. Hopefully in a month or so she will get an all clear from her doctor.

    Side note: If you ever get hurt at work and have to deal with workers comp you're better off killing yourself. All the stories she's told me of her experiences at the work comp office have been awful

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    I love most anything outdoors.


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    Hmm, can you classify sitting with your feet up, relaxing and reading a book as passion? Anyway, I do that better than most people..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sandrenseren View Post
    Hmm, can you classify sitting with your feet up, relaxing and reading a book as passion? Anyway, I do that better than most people..
    Sure can, I wish I had more of that passion.

    What's the reading material?

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    Paintball. :D

    Pump action paintball with some friends.

    I'm in the last picture.






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    photography, though i still have a lot to learn!
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    Anything to do with VW's and Audi has been a big interest to me for the last 22 years

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    Been riding moto since I was 6...just started with the self-propelled/pedaling version last year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigworm520 View Post
    Mine is pretty much the polar opposite of the kinda fast pacedness of riding.

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    Duuuuuude...what camera and lenses are you using? Those pics are NIIIIIIIIIIICE.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tripower View Post
    More expensive than the bike hobby/passion. But not by much!
    Wow gorgeous C3! I have an '02 Z06 I used to road race, got WAY too expensive really quick. Still drive it on the street on nice days/weekends.

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    I have cut down quite a bit, but...

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    And finally my work which I do enjoy quite a bit and which pays for all the other stuff.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Fishbucket View Post
    Sure can, I wish I had more of that passion.

    What's the reading material?
    Mostly crime novels and biographies, but really anything goes. Currently I'm reading The Blind Man of Seville by Robert Wilson.

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    I used to be big into slow pitch softball. Mountain biking helped me through the withdrawals when I I had to quit. I still enjoy all aspects of archery and bow hunting in particular. But mostly I spend my efforts on my kids and following their activities.
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    trail building/environmental advocacy and development

    oh and trains (check out the train thread on oc)

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    I'm sure I am leaving some out.
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    My oldest kid is starting to have hobbies of her own so making sure to be present for those is my main focus now.

    Iv'e dabble in most things outdoor and silent (hiking, kayaking, birding, climbing, XC skiing). I still bust out a couple all day hikes per year. Not much overnight stuff any more. Also do a fair bit of easy hikes with the wife and kids. I like to take the kids out and let them romp in the woods whenever I can.

    Downhill skiing is my first passion. Mountain biking was a diversion to fill the void between winters. I've been a lifty and a ski instructor, but finally made the time to go through the medical training to join the National Ski Patrol. I'm absolutely loving it. It gives me something to do since I'm limited to skiing in Wisconsin for the time being. I've skied all over New England, Utah, California, Whistler, Switzerland and Austria.

    Traveling is another hobby.
    Disclaimer: I no longer fix bikes for a living.
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    Backcountry and Nordic skiing. I'm glad to take the cold, snowy months off the bike and get onto skis. About the time I'm tired of skiing, it's time to ride and when I am getting tired of cycling it's time to ski.

    I also love to play on rivers - kayak, OC1, C1, rowing.

    I love playing music. I play guitar, mandolin and banjo.

    Enjoy photography and have way too many expensive photo toys.

    Meditation and yoga.

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    I have other hobbies: music, working out, rc cars, nintendo, hookers, etc.

    But no other passions. I have a feeling that might change though once I start snowboarding.

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    My family, wine, beer, bourbon and golf. Ask me next week and it will be different, except for golf it's the one thing I'm really good at.
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    A lot of things, but my favourite athletic activity is running. I love trail running for the solitude and love of nature, but I love road racing for the speed. Nothing compares to the feeling I get after a long run.

    Books, science, computers, astronomy, hiking, painting, 3d modeling, and cooking are other things that I love. I am hoping to delve more into triathlons this year. Mountain biking is helping me keep fit while my leg heals. I would love to try some cross country mountain bike races now.

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    Also a little trim carpentry around the house. Last project was a wainacot and window trim in the kitchen.

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    And finally my work which I do enjoy quite a bit and which pays for all the other stuff.

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    Mountain biking is my main passion, but my other one is road racing:
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    Hard to tell on an iphone and with body kits. 993? Specs?

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    Quote Originally Posted by big_slacker View Post
    Hard to tell on an iphone and with body kits. 993? Specs?
    It's a '95 993 and is a PCA G stock race car. Motor is dead-stock. Has Moton double-adjustables, ERP suspension bearings, TRG sways, Piper roll cage, cool suit, RS splitters, RS 3.8 "wing" with custom spoiler insert and a few other things that I'm sure I'm forgetting. Very fast and forgiving car.
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    I've practiced Yoga for about 10 years. It's helped me with core strength and balance as well as keeping my muscles toned. Its helped me recover from injury and it helped me with pain and other side effects during my cancer treatments surgery, chemo and radiation. I find it enhances my riding especially DH


    I practice at an intermediate to advanced level at a yoga studio 3 to 5 days per week I always feel good afterwards!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mark in Baltimore View Post
    It's a '95 993 and is a PCA G stock race car. Motor is dead-stock. Has Moton double-adjustables, ERP suspension bearings, TRG sways, Piper roll cage, cool suit, RS splitters, RS 3.8 "wing" with custom spoiler insert and a few other things that I'm sure I'm forgetting. Very fast and forgiving car.
    That's awesome. I love the air cooled porsches. Actually though about getting one. How is maintenance?

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    Very nice!!! I've done a bunch of DE's in my '02 Z06 around Florida, my favorite track by far is Sebring. Honestly I haven't gone in a few years and the car is back to street trim, it's a VERY expensive hobby as I'm sure you know.

    Here's a pic of my vette, has heads/cam/intake/headers, Accusump, tranny/diff/oil coolers, Wilwood 6 piston calipers up front, full GM T1 suspension, and CCW 18x11 front, 18x12 rears.



    Me getting ready to pass a Lamborghini at Moroso in Palm Beach


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    1) Snowboarding- ride 50-75 days per year. Best activity ever. Powder days rule.

    2) Mountain Biking- I love bikes, I like nature, I like to exercise. So mtn biking is a good outlet. Much more fun to me than road riding, although I do have a road bike. 80% mtn, 20% road.

    3) Board games - I rarely watch tv or movies so I needed to find something to do with my rest time. I play mostly with my family, but I play with friends when I can.

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    Quote Originally Posted by big_slacker View Post
    That's awesome. I love the air cooled porsches. Actually though about getting one. How is maintenance?
    Maintenance has been low key and in keeping with a track car. You have to budget for oil, filters, rotors, brake pads and tires, of course, but it's not too bad. If the car were a street car, the tire and oil budget would drop precipitously. I do some of my own work, but I also have a really good and fairly inexpensive P-car shop.

    I've had the car for ten years, and it has been nearly bullet-proof in that time. I think I've put about ten thousand track miles on it, so it's been pushed really hard. The engine has never had any issues, and the transmission has been stout, except for some weak cast aluminum shifter forks that broke in a race (since replaced with forged, RS forks).

    Prices have dropped a fair bit on all of them. You can pick up a high mileage 993 (160,000+ miles) for the low twenties. 964's are not too far behind and seem to have become a lot more popular. A decent 3.2 Carrera can be had for the high teens (and lower if the mileage is super high). I had a 3.2 with the 915 transmission and hated the vague shifting, so go with the G50 if you're thinking of a 3.2

    Quote Originally Posted by dmtnt View Post
    Very nice!!! I've done a bunch of DE's in my '02 Z06 around Florida, my favorite track by far is Sebring. Honestly I haven't gone in a few years and the car is back to street trim, it's a VERY expensive hobby as I'm sure you know.

    Here's a pic of my vette, has heads/cam/intake/headers, Accusump, tranny/diff/oil coolers, Wilwood 6 piston calipers up front, full GM T1 suspension, and CCW 18x11 front, 18x12 rears.


    Me getting ready to pass a Lamborghini at Moroso in Palm Beach
    That's a really sharp-looking 'Vette; I love that body style. What's the non fastback look called?

    Sebring is one of my favorite tracks! Crazy fast. I had the hardest time figuring out the turn for the first three or four sessions; they all seemed to look the same and they all seemed to turn left. Too bad it's such a long tow from Maryland.

    You should try Road Atlanta; that's my favorite track.
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    A lot of you guys have some cool hobbies and are clearly speed freaks.
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    Non-Speed or Weapon Related....

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    Is that a GMT? Looks great on a strap!

    Mark, thanks for the info. I'll keep my eyes open. I'd use mine as a street car. I don't commute much but SOMETIMES it'd be nice to have a second vehicle. Track wouldn't be out of the question either. Have you seen the (probably have) the urban outlaw vid that's out there?

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    Quote Originally Posted by big_slacker View Post
    Is that a GMT? Looks great on a strap!

    Mark, thanks for the info. I'll keep my eyes open. I'd use mine as a street car. I don't commute much but SOMETIMES it'd be nice to have a second vehicle. Track wouldn't be out of the question either. Have you seen the (probably have) the urban outlaw vid that's out there?
    I just re-read my post and realized that 120,000 miles was not correct. It should be more like 160,000 miles. Sorry! If you get serious about buying, hit me up so I can put you in the right direction. There are guys across the country (and world) who will do a Porsche Carfax, something called a RennFax, and take a look and drive a car that may be thousands of miles from you in an effort to save you some time in the search process. Pretty cool.

    I've seen some of the outlaw vids of Magnus Walker, but not all of them. He's got a very nice collection of early cars. Love the purity (and lightness) of them.
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    There are some really cool hobbies in here. I dig seeing all the sailing photos.

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    I've seen your posts before. very unique passion... I like it!
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    That is freakin' awesome, I love it!
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