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by Ricky Byrd
Wed Mar 03, 2010 5:05 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: Slalom dying in Mississippi
Replies: 9
Views: 5269

I have been looking at a new hill myself and... I remember where it is. We may ride over there and test it out. Not far from Madlands. It's going to be tough to skate Sunday. As of right now, I'm still down. It will be the first weekend in a while with good weather and I've got a new motorcycle... j...
by Ricky Byrd
Mon Mar 01, 2010 5:57 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: Slalom dying in Mississippi
Replies: 9
Views: 5269

Demetrius, If don't want it to die... don't let it. I see you around and you don't say anything to me about wanting to skate like you do on this forum. I know your a quiet guy, so am I, but you use to show up on the hill and just sit and watch. Now you're fired up about the scene dying... You have t...
by Ricky Byrd
Thu Sep 03, 2009 9:11 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 996195

Hey Hey! Ohm, Parsons, etc.

Byrddog here...

The Byrds are traveling to D.C. on Friday the 4th o' Sept. for a Buffett show in Bristow, VA on Saturday. You guys want to tailgate? (tailgates and slalom gates) What say ye? I'm at six0one fivefour0 sevenseveneightnine. Shout it out!
by Ricky Byrd
Mon May 05, 2008 8:19 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: [2008] Southern Super Jam
Replies: 2
Views: 2839

[2008] Southern Super Jam

Well… As you can see the first Southern Super Jam is done. We had a great turn out. Thanks to all who attended. After a couple of showers on Friday as set up was taking place, which soon dried due to the pre-rain temp of the street, the rest of the weekend has been really nice, sunny mid-70’s… perfe...
by Ricky Byrd
Thu Feb 28, 2008 5:25 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: WTB: Roe PS32 or similar
Replies: 7
Views: 2618

Hit me up with a PM that includes an email address and I'll send y'all out some pictures. Prices? Make me an offer. Both are in excellent condition.
by Ricky Byrd
Wed Feb 27, 2008 10:43 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: WTB: Roe PS32 or similar
Replies: 7
Views: 2618

I have a Roe PS2.8 tight deck in stiff flex (with wedge kicktail installed) and a Roe Unlimited 32" also in stiff flex I could let go. Make me an offer.
by Ricky Byrd
Fri May 04, 2007 9:40 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: LUNA 2007
Replies: 29
Views: 26969

At first glance you'd think Gorilla buscuits gave Lou Statman, both of Texas, a good intentional shove but if you look closely Lou actually pumped hard and knocked GB's board right out from under him. Good clean fun! Double DQ... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVraAw4NZhk Thanks to Gabe & Sarah at F...
by Ricky Byrd
Tue May 01, 2007 8:00 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: LUNA 2007
Replies: 29
Views: 26969

Another Luna Slalom Jam is in the books, the fifth LSJ. I must say it was one of the best. We had a great time with old friends and met many new ones. We had several that couldn’t make it for one reason or another and believe me, we missed you. Sorry you couldn’t be there. I can’t say enough about o...
by Ricky Byrd
Wed Apr 25, 2007 11:44 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: LUNA 2007
Replies: 29
Views: 26969

Sorry to hear that Marty. We were looking forward to it but I do know how it is. We'll miss you brother.
by Ricky Byrd
Tue Apr 24, 2007 8:17 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: LUNA 2007
Replies: 29
Views: 26969

LSJ07

Luna Slalom Jam 2007 is only a few days away. We are really looking forward to this one, our fifth. It's going to be good to see old friends and new ones as well. This year will be interesting. I'd like to thank our sponsors for this event. Guys like Foiled Concepts Longboards, Pocket Pistol Skates,...
by Ricky Byrd
Wed Apr 04, 2007 4:00 am
Forum: Down South
Topic: LUNA 2007
Replies: 29
Views: 26969

The halfpipe is a 20' diameter (10' radius), no flat, 8' tall, with a 4' wide roll in on one side. Concrete coping. Sorry no pictures yet. Plan on staying the night at Clifton's Saturday night. The drive home is not bad but we dig having everyone safely at Clifton's. If you are driving in bring slee...
by Ricky Byrd
Mon Mar 19, 2007 7:49 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: [2007] 2007 Luna Slalom Jam
Replies: 5
Views: 6196

You guys are way to close to my daughter.

There is new info on Luna posted on the other sites contest calendar.

Let the discussions begin.

See you soon!
by Ricky Byrd
Sat Feb 17, 2007 2:31 am
Forum: Down South
Topic: Texas Cold Fusion Sizzler 2007
Replies: 70
Views: 67702

Can't wait to see everyone. We're looking forward to it.

Clifton is looking for someone to room with to cut costs if you know anyone who's got some room.

Sarah and I could use a ride from the airport to the hotel around 11am Friday.

Holler
by Ricky Byrd
Sat Feb 10, 2007 7:45 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: Hi
Replies: 6
Views: 4875

Mac, Good to know your out there. My wife travels to BR often on biz and maybe one time I could go with her and we could catch a cone and a beer or something. Lauras right Sunday usually the day of the board here in the Jackson scene. Don't forget about Luna Slalom Jam in Ridgeland, MS (burb of Jack...
by Ricky Byrd
Sat Jan 27, 2007 1:52 am
Forum: North America
Topic: [2007] 2007 Luna Slalom Jam
Replies: 5
Views: 6196

[2007] 2007 Luna Slalom Jam

April 27 & 28
Tight Hybrid, Hybrid, Halfpipe

Madlands
Ridgeland, MS
by Ricky Byrd
Mon May 22, 2006 3:25 am
Forum: North America
Topic: [2006] St. Louis 2006 accommodation
Replies: 2
Views: 3521

WT, Did you get a single or a double?
by Ricky Byrd
Sun Mar 26, 2006 5:42 pm
Forum: Radikal
Topic: Radikal service...???
Replies: 45
Views: 42961

I understand there has been a hold up in production of axles not trucks. The titanium rod used is hard to come by quickly.
by Ricky Byrd
Sun Mar 26, 2006 12:17 am
Forum: Down South
Topic: Luna 2006
Replies: 26
Views: 17285

Frank you got a spare set of 101's?
by Ricky Byrd
Fri Mar 24, 2006 9:39 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: [2006] Luna Slalom Jam 2006
Replies: 1
Views: 2574

[2006] Luna Slalom Jam 2006

I just wanted to start a new thread on Luna. I didn't like the question mark associated with the other, there is diffinately no question mark on LSJ, so... First things first... I would like to publicly thank The Henns, Frank & Laura, for all they have done for Luna 2006. In times of stress on race ...
by Ricky Byrd
Sun Mar 19, 2006 5:01 pm
Forum: CHIxILL
Topic: Graphics!
Replies: 4
Views: 2851

Graphics!

The new graphics look killer! The blues bros. thing is awesome. They were "from" Chicago right?
by Ricky Byrd
Thu Mar 16, 2006 6:17 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: [2006] Region West Atlantic: USA East
Replies: 157
Views: 165325

Well said JBH. It done for the fun, not for the status (from an organizers point of view). See you in St. Louis.
by Ricky Byrd
Wed Mar 15, 2006 9:38 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: [2006] Region West Atlantic: USA East
Replies: 157
Views: 165325

Notice how I stay out of this discussion. I feel it's up to the racers to decide status not the organizers. I'm not campaining either way. It would be an honor to be voted Prime by the racers. That's one of those things that makes the work worth it. It feels good to know the racers respect the event...
by Ricky Byrd
Wed Mar 15, 2006 9:02 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: Luna 2006
Replies: 26
Views: 17285

I'm watching WT. The surface may not be perfect but it also depends on my course. I've said that the course will be relatively mellow, traction may not be an issue, right? This is only the Friday night outlaw so don't sweat it to much. On the Saturday hill I run 90/86 or 82 combos. I do STOCK 78's. ...
by Ricky Byrd
Wed Mar 15, 2006 4:57 am
Forum: Down South
Topic: The Luna
Replies: 4
Views: 3785

Luna is on officially as of last Friday. The venue is awesome for Luna this year. I've been holding off to make sure I had it before going public. It's no derby hill but it will be a great place for racing, for the public and an even better place for racers to set up pits during the day and gather a...
by Ricky Byrd
Wed Mar 15, 2006 4:54 am
Forum: Down South
Topic: Luna 2006
Replies: 26
Views: 17285

Luna 2006

Luna is on officially as of last Friday. The venue is awesome for Luna this year. I've been holding off to make sure I had it before going public. It's no derby hill but it will be a great place for racing, for the public and an even better place for racers to set up pits during the day and gather a...
by Ricky Byrd
Thu Mar 02, 2006 10:12 pm
Forum: Bahne
Topic: Bahne Decks and Cadillac Wheels Now Available
Replies: 6
Views: 7485

I rode the new Bahne Classic in Texas this past weekend. It works really well. Larger rear foot area than the Black Hill. I rode the stiff version. It a nice little TS deck. I added C-block to get some concave in the front and a kicktail in the rear to hold my foot in place. Awesome!

Thanks Jacko!
by Ricky Byrd
Tue Jan 10, 2006 6:30 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: [2006] Luna 2006?
Replies: 10
Views: 7173

It going to be May 5th & 6th with a possible banked slalom outlaw on the 7th. The city couldn't let us have the venue until then. This will be a great spot to race, restrooms, ice machine, kitchen, nice fenced yard for racers only to lay out equipment and possible camping, porch with ceiling fans to...
by Ricky Byrd
Tue Jan 10, 2006 3:29 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: [2006] Luna 2006?
Replies: 10
Views: 7173

Thanks for the question guys and thanks for the answers Laura. Today is my meeting with the city of Ridgeland. The hill from last year has been ruin by some construction crew dropping blobs of asphalt all over the hill which forces me to move. I've got a couple spots in mind and both will be good fo...
by Ricky Byrd
Thu Aug 25, 2005 3:55 am
Forum: Turner Summer Ski
Topic: Turner SummerSki Downhill Gun: Primed And Loaded!
Replies: 33
Views: 39706

Wesley, Nice gun!
You ride that thing parallel?
by Ricky Byrd
Thu Aug 04, 2005 8:54 pm
Forum: Ick
Topic: Kenny Mollica - what did he use?
Replies: 8
Views: 8496

Rad front w/ Chindy rear
by Ricky Byrd
Fri Jul 22, 2005 12:41 am
Forum: North America
Topic: [2005] Chicago 2005
Replies: 186
Views: 153004

Clifton has left J-Town and is trying to make STL by bed time. He plans on being in Chicago by noon tomorrow. The rest of us leave at 6:50am tomorrow and will hit O'Hare around 10:30am.

Can't wait!
by Ricky Byrd
Sun Jul 10, 2005 4:35 am
Forum: North America
Topic: [2005] Chicago 2005
Replies: 186
Views: 153004

I think we found something at Intercontental Chicago on N. Michigan Ave. a block or three from the Red Roof and Embassy.

Is there parking close to the race site?
by Ricky Byrd
Sun Jul 10, 2005 3:33 am
Forum: North America
Topic: [2005] Chicago 2005
Replies: 186
Views: 153004

Is the Red Roof at 162 E. Ontario St?

No room at Embassy Suites...
by Ricky Byrd
Sat Jul 09, 2005 7:43 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: [2005] Chicago 2005
Replies: 186
Views: 153004

Road Kill reps are really looking forward to racing in beautiful Chicago. We have yet to book rooms and may be in trouble due to waiting so long to do so. Where's TX Outlaws staying? Matt G. is fired up. He's never flown and never been to a truely big city. His racing is coming along nicely. Sarah h...
by Ricky Byrd
Mon Jun 20, 2005 2:21 am
Forum: North America
Topic: [2005] Chicago 2005
Replies: 186
Views: 153004

The Byrd's plus one are in. Tickets bought! It'll be Josh, Sarah, Lisa, Me and Madman Matt Gandy, and he ain't bringing candy... I know I always bring these darn brats. Gemme a break here. I dos what I gots to do. Any other Juniors? Josh is on fire lately, he won our summer series opener, and ran st...
by Ricky Byrd
Mon Jun 20, 2005 2:02 am
Forum: Pavel
Topic: JEFF GOAD PROTOTYPE
Replies: 13
Views: 7859

Put me down for one!

Congrats Jeff "GO GO" Goad! I ran across a photo of you at the first Jackson race in '01. We've been at it a while now, and it's all change both our lives. Awesome!

Your the Man!
by Ricky Byrd
Sat May 07, 2005 3:05 am
Forum: North America
Topic: 2005 Grass Roots Series Standings
Replies: 6
Views: 5098

Is Josh missing from the mix?

MS GRS is in on the deal sweetening!
by Ricky Byrd
Tue May 03, 2005 4:46 am
Forum: North America
Topic: Luna Slalom Jam 2005
Replies: 38
Views: 32280

Thanks Jani,
This is much better than than me sending all those emails. Next time, I'll simply remember to send them to you. :)

Ricky
by Ricky Byrd
Tue Apr 19, 2005 5:59 am
Forum: North America
Topic: Luna Slalom Jam 2005
Replies: 38
Views: 32280

Well... I'm finally rested up and ready to say thank you to everyone that attended the Luna Slalom Jam 2005. We did have FUN! I'd like to thank all the racers who travel so far to race at this little GRS event. We scaled the race back this year but I think it actually scaled it up in the long run. T...
by Ricky Byrd
Thu Apr 14, 2005 4:44 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: Luna Slalom Jam 2005
Replies: 38
Views: 32280

I'd love to see some ripping at my boyhood playground, Galaxy Ditch. Is John Deere dry? Area 51 should be cleanable.
by Ricky Byrd
Mon Apr 11, 2005 5:25 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: Luna Slalom Jam 2005
Replies: 38
Views: 32280

When are you coming in? We should be able to get you taken care of Claude.
by Ricky Byrd
Sat Apr 09, 2005 10:02 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: Luna Slalom Jam 2005
Replies: 38
Views: 32280

Thanks guys...
by Ricky Byrd
Fri Apr 08, 2005 10:27 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: Luna Slalom Jam 2005
Replies: 38
Views: 32280

Thanks Mike and Yep we dodged them, barely... I'll never forget LCO 01, there was a big storm the night before the race. I got to the hill and Carl came running over and told "Call home now!" I called and my neighborhood was missed by a twister by less than 5 miles. Whew! Sorry you can't make it Mik...
by Ricky Byrd
Thu Apr 07, 2005 8:11 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: United States Grass Roots DownHill Slalom Championship
Replies: 51
Views: 31386

Although I haven't talked to him about it in a while, I thought 66 was compiling a series of races deemed "GRS series". I thought it was a great idea and told him to sign us up for it and that was that. LSJ 05 is low key fun day of slalom for all, on courses that all can love.

66?
by Ricky Byrd
Thu Apr 07, 2005 7:47 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: United States Grass Roots DownHill Slalom Championship
Replies: 51
Views: 31386

We too, are always a Grass Roots Slalom event. If the Pros want to come that's fine, but my races are for the masses. Even the courses will reflect this. Notice I haven't attempted to entice people with big money prizes or even schwag hook-ups (even though there will be). This years Luna is like "He...
by Ricky Byrd
Fri Apr 01, 2005 9:30 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: Red Clay Cup 2005
Replies: 170
Views: 141957

We can do this. We ran 50 racers in 3 hours at LSJ 2004. Get the city to allow a cousre to be set a few days ahead of race day. Be there staging everything on the side of the road that morning, when your cleared to begin move it all 20 feet over and your racing. Now for something to really worry abo...
by Ricky Byrd
Thu Mar 24, 2005 3:32 pm
Forum: Independent
Topic: Indy101 - Indy109
Replies: 23
Views: 21420

Don't drill new holes in your deck. Bolt the new base plate to an old plate with old school drilling and use it as a guide to drill new holes in the new plate.
by Ricky Byrd
Tue Mar 22, 2005 9:02 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Insurance
Replies: 8
Views: 3816

Rick's right, I contacted K&K just yesterday about renewing my coverage for Luna and was told they no longer cover skateboarding. I thought the 70's were over... Interesting that it worked out for Eddy. Eddy, shout at me please. Looking for another avenue. If anyone comes up with anything please con...
by Ricky Byrd
Wed Mar 02, 2005 10:40 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: Luna Slalom Jam 2005
Replies: 38
Views: 32280

Luna is on the NCDSA Contest Calendar. We hope to see everyone back again this year. I especially hope Philthy McNasty shows. It will be a classic showdown, two old school J-Town skate dogs, the closest of friends back in the day, dooking it out on their home turf. Bring it Plunkett! I calling you o...
by Ricky Byrd
Tue Feb 15, 2005 8:20 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: Luna Slalom Jam 2005
Replies: 38
Views: 32280

Met with Wendy Bourdin of Ridgeland Parks & Rec this morning and she's welcoming the event on Avery Blvd. She's having a bit of heartburn in that it's on the same day as the Natchez Trace Century bike ride. This worries her because she has barricades, police, etc. all used up. I don't think we need ...