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Motor-Scooter International, now in its eighth year of x-treme motor-scooter endurance road racing, remains committed to testing the limits of riders and their scooters. As one of our event posters bluntly says: "Many scooterists' talk about extreme endurance racing, but very few actually do it." If you feel that you have what it takes to engage in competition riding, and that your scooter is up to the task, by all means consider joining us for go at the road.

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The first thing you have to do is join this meet-up. You don't have to pay any money to join. You may do so on a trial basis. But if you pay the $10.00 dues fee to join, you will automatically receive your plastic photo-ID Racing License. Please send a bust-shot pix to this e-mail: msilsf@yahoo.com, with 'LICENSE" in the subject box. Once you are issued a license, you're exempted from further dues. The portal to join the group is: https://www.meetup.com/Motor-Scooter-International-X-Treme-Endurance-Riders/

You enter a race by giving your RSVP at a given race portal. For example, to enter the Route "66" 400-Miler, click on the link of that particular meetup (https://www.meetup.com/Motor-Scooter-Intern...) and RSVP. You have to pay the entry fee to perfect and complete the RSVP.

HERE ARE A COUPLE OF PRINTABLE CALENDAR LINKS. PLEZ PRINT THEM OUT AND PLASTER THEM ON YOUR FRIDGE. YOUR EARLY ENTRIES ARE GREATLY APPRECIATED. REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR RACING LICENSE. WEARING IT DURING THE RACE IS MANDATORY.

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Upcoming events (5)

Route "66" 400-Mile X-Treme Endurance Motor-Scooter Road Race

Thank you, Racers, for committing to this event: LIGHT-WEIGHT CLASS 49cc ~ 299cc: Tim Gron/Suzuki AN200 (Joliet, IL)* Pete VanDonk/Vespa Primavera Touring 150cc (Scottsdale, AZ)* Alan Spears/Gilera "FXR" Malossi 175cc (Cedar Glen, CA)* MAXI CLASS 300cc ~650cc: Linda Hurley/Yamaha Majesty 400 (Aliso Viejo, CA)* Damian Battaglia / Piaggio BV350 (Mentone, CA)* Stan Scott/Suzuki AN400 (Tucson, AZ)* Lauren Knapp/Suzuki AN400 (Westminister, CA)* Tom Wheeler/Suzuki AN400 (Ft. Smith, AR)** Joe Berk/TBD (Azusa, CA)** VINTAGE CLASS (Shifters) Kevin Stram/Vintage Vespa (San Diego, CA)** * Officially Entered ** Not Yet Entered Rev 25FEB2019@10:45 PST Course has been determined. It measures approximately 400 miles, and is pictured in the photo section. Each entrant will receive the following: * Route "66" AZ Patch * Route "66" AZ Vest Pin * Two MSI X-Treme Endurance Racing Patches * Racing License to new-comers ($20. value) * Re-issued License to existing license holders * Racing number sticker * Neck gaitor/bandana Pizza and Beer/Booze after the race. Entry fee does not include Motel 6. MSI awards the finest trophies of any US racing organization. Period. We award a giant 1st Place Overall Trophy, as well and 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place trophies in each "class". RACE PROTOCOL: Any breach of this Protocol will result in automatic disqualification! START/FINISH: Motel 6, Kingman, AZ 1. Pre-Entry Only. Racers MUST officially pre-enter, and sign the required liability waiver prior to starting the race. 2. Riders. The only person allowed to ride/operate a scooter or cycle entered in this race is the designated entered rider. 3. Engines/Repairs. Engines and chassis mechanical maintenance and repairs must be effected while the scooter or cycle is stationary. No “rolling” repairs on a trailer or in a van. No engine swaps allowed. Rebuild it, but don’t swap it out. 4. Driver’s License. Riders MUST carry a valid State-issued driver’s license at all times, properly endorsed for a motor-scooter. 5. Scooter. Rider’s must complete the race on the scooter he/she started on, entirely under the scooter’s own power. NO SWITCHING RIDERS OR SCOOTERS! Any tailoring, trucking or towing, other than AAA Emergency Roadside Service to the nearest safe haven such as a scooter or motorcycle shop, will result in automatic disqualification. Rider’s caught cheating will be barred from future MSILSF races! If you break down, immediately take a “selfie” of you and your racer, and send it, together with your precise location (and GPS coordinates if possible) to: the Chief Tech at: [masked]. This is a MUST DO! 6. Busted. Vehicle Code violation citations issued by any State Trooper, Highway Patrolman, Deputy Sheriff, Policeman, or Public Safety Officer must be presented to MSILSF Chief Tech Inspector Dennis Rowe immediately after obtaining the Finisher Time Stamp. A citation for a moving violation, such as speeding/unsafe speed, unsafe passing, DUI or reckless driving, may subject the rider to disqualification. 7. Race Route: Riders must complete the race course to be counted as a finisher. 8. A trophy shall be awarded to the 1st Place Overall Winner. 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Trophies shall be awarded in each of the aforementioned combined classes. 9. Reserved Right. MSILSF reserves the right to revise this Protocol. The MSILSF logo is a State of California Registered Service Mark. All MSI logos are protected by U.S. Copyright All rights reserved.

The LakeErieLoop

Clare-Mar Lakes Campground

The LakeErieLoop (LEL) is a fundraising event to benefit the "Aluminum Cans for Burned Children" Foundation (ACBC). ACBC provides many services for pediatric burn victims, mostly through the donation of discarded aluminum cans. The foundation provides medical supplies including special bandaging materials needed for the care of burns, a scholarship fund and a summer and winter camp, all at no cost to the children or their families. The "Learn Not to Burn Trailer" is one of the many features of ACBC that teaches young students about burn safety in their own homes. For further details and on-line entry please go to: www.lakeerieloop.org

SALTON SEA GRAND PRIX 400-MILE X-TREME ENDURANCE RACE

The Brawley Inn

$125.00

This traditional Motor-Scooter International Salton Sea race will be of three long laps duration (via Brawley), counter-clockwise only, and will require a minimum of two (2) fuel stops per lap with proof of purchase receipts for fuel. The actual distance is 396-miles [637.3-km], but we're rounding it to "400". Classes remain unchanged: Light-Weight: 49cc to 299cc Maxi Class: 300cc to 400cc Vintage: 49cc to 250cc "Shifter" Event T-Shirt from Zazzle: https://www.zazzle.com/2019_salton_sea_400_mile_grand_prix_t_shirt-235622619320278130 RACE PROTOCOL: Any breach of this Protocol will result in automatic disqualification! START/FINISH: The Brawley Inn, Brawley, CA 1. Pre-Entry Only. Racers MUST officially pre-enter, and sign the required liability waiver prior to starting the race. 2. Riders. The only person allowed to ride/operate a scooter or cycle entered in this race is the designated entered rider. 3. Engines/Repairs. Engines and chassis mechanical maintenance and repairs must be effected while the scooter or cycle is stationary. No “rolling” repairs on a trailer or in a van. No engine swaps allowed. Rebuild it, but don’t swap it out. 4. Driver’s License. Riders MUST carry a valid State-issued driver’s license at all times, properly endorsed for a motor-scooter. 5. Scooter. Rider’s must complete the race on the scooter he/she started on, entirely under the scooter’s own power. NO SWITCHING RIDERS OR SCOOTERS! Any tailoring, trucking or towing, other than AAA Emergency Roadside Service to the nearest safe haven such as a scooter or motorcycle shop, will result in automatic disqualification. Rider’s caught cheating will be barred from future MSILSF races! If you break down, immediately take a “selfie” of you and your racer, and send it, together with your precise location (and GPS coordinates if possible) to: the Chief Tech at: [masked]. This is a MUST DO! 6. Busted. Vehicle Code violation citations issued by any State Trooper, Highway Patrolman, Deputy Sheriff, Policeman, or Public Safety Officer must be presented to MSILSF Chief Tech Inspector Dennis Rowe immediately after obtaining the Finisher Time Stamp. A citation for a moving violation, such as speeding/unsafe speed, unsafe passing, DUI or reckless driving, may subject the rider to disqualification. 7. New License Policy. EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY all active MSILSF X-Treme Endurance racers are permanently exempt from annual dues. Said racers will be issued permanent plastic card unrestricted pro racing licenses. Inactive racers will be exempted and issued a license upon request. Similarly new recent racers will be exempted and issued a license upon request. 8. Race Route: Riders must complete three (3) counter-clockwise long* laps around the Salton Sea. A long lap is one that takes you through Brawley, CA. 9. A trophy shall be awarded to the 1st Place Overall Winner. 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Trophies shall be awarded in each of the aforementioned combined classes. 10. Reserved Right. MSILSF reserves the right to revise this Protocol. The MSILSF logo is a State of California Registered Service Mark. All MSI logos are protected by U.S. Copyright All rights reserved.

Battle of Puebla (Cinco De Mayo) 420-Mile X-Treme Endurance Race

A little something for everyone. Desert, mountains, and the glistening Pacific Ocean. We will start from under the Imperial Beach Arches and race along the U.S.~ Mexico Border to Calexico. Then north up and around the Salton Sea before heading inland for Julian and through the Cleveland National Forest on Highway #78. From Pala we'll head for the ocean taking I-5 south along the coast back to Imperial Beach. Souvenir Mug: https://www.zazzle.com/battle_of_puebla_420_mile_x_treme_endurance_race_coffee_mug-168460543695876931

Past events (10)

Salton Sea Grand Prix 660-Mile X-Treme Endurance

The Brawley Inn

$125.00

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