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Forum: Australia 07-12-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 48,346
Posted By Mickldo
Go Philth, I tried to chat with you at the end of...

Go Philth, I tried to chat with you at the end of lap 1 but you looked a little busy. I am a Qlder who rides a DR650 too and my sister and brother in law own Hoey's who did your forks. I have been...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 12,230
Views: 850,992
Posted By Mickldo
Finally caught up. Just in time for the start of...

Finally caught up. Just in time for the start of the second week:huh

I have to go back to work tomorrow morning so that is the end of staying up until 2am watching the stages here on the...
Forum: Racing 01-11-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12,230
Views: 850,992
Posted By Mickldo
:cryRIP Eric :cryRIP all of the other racers...

:cryRIP Eric

:cryRIP all of the other racers and heros that have also given their lives doing what they love

Glad to see the three aussies still in it:freaky

I am gunning for every single...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12,230
Views: 850,992
Posted By Mickldo
Wouldn't have a clue:eek1 Can't understand a...

Wouldn't have a clue:eek1

Can't understand a word they say but it sure is fun to listen too:freaky
Forum: Racing 01-10-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 12,230
Views: 850,992
Posted By Mickldo
Go Aussies :clap:clap:clap

Go Aussies

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Racing 01-06-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12,230
Views: 850,992
Posted By Mickldo
Woohoo:freakyGo Grabbo OK, I'm off to bed...

Woohoo:freakyGo Grabbo

OK, I'm off to bed now. 2:15am here
Forum: Racing 01-06-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12,230
Views: 850,992
Posted By Mickldo
I'm thinking the same thing, fuel vapourisation...

I'm thinking the same thing, fuel vapourisation issues with the heat and grey sand dunes?

Go Grabbo:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Racing 01-05-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12,230
Views: 850,992
Posted By Mickldo
Go fimp ...

Go fimp

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap

And go Grabbo, 11th on stage 1:freaky
Forum: Racing 01-12-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,194,123
Posted By Mickldo
The photo in the bivouac shows Cyril's bike...

The photo in the bivouac shows Cyril's bike without a motor. To get to that stage he would've had to have broken the seals. Whether he put he back in or the replacement he would still get the same...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,194,123
Posted By Mickldo
D'oh 205'd on a truck question.:eek1

D'oh 205'd on a truck question.:eek1
Forum: Racing 01-12-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,194,123
Posted By Mickldo
No. The Unimog is made by Mercedes and while...

No.

The Unimog is made by Mercedes and while they are a great 4wd truck that will go anywhere they are way too slow for dakar.

De Rooy's truck pictured is an Iveco (IIRC).
Forum: Racing 01-11-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,194,123
Posted By Mickldo
Finally caught up from the back of the field. ...

Finally caught up from the back of the field.

Just one thought I hadn't seen 205'd to death yet. Cyril had been riding conservatively to preserve his bike and let natural attrition take care of...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,194,123
Posted By Mickldo
Got that right:wink:

Got that right:wink:
Forum: Racing 01-07-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,194,123
Posted By Mickldo
I have him at 1st WP4 in the big dump of data...

I have him at 1st WP4 in the big dump of data just then in mischa's site. Where are you getting this?
Forum: Racing 01-07-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,194,123
Posted By Mickldo
D'oh 205'd on my first post of the Dakar. I hope...

D'oh 205'd on my first post of the Dakar. I hope Si and the others are OK too
Forum: Racing 01-07-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,194,123
Posted By Mickldo
JC, Si Pavey and a couple of others don't...

JC, Si Pavey and a couple of others don't "appear" to have left the DSS but if you look at Gonc's WP1 time it doesn't register either but he does show up in WP2. My guess is that there is a glitch...
Forum: Australia 05-16-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 740
Posted By Mickldo
Way back when I lived in Gympie I took an old...

Way back when I lived in Gympie I took an old Daihatsu F20 fourby I had up through there with my brother. My brother and I used to do a bit of rock climbing and abseiling and we were out looking for...
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 219,796
Posted By Mickldo
Yeah, I think you guys call it alcohol (Heet?). ...

Yeah, I think you guys call it alcohol (Heet?).

I wouldn't use petrol/gasoline. Too flammable for my liking. Notice I also said to flick a lit match into the pan. Don't go standing too close.

I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 219,796
Posted By Mickldo
First of all, great trip and congratulations on...

First of all, great trip and congratulations on making it this far. I've been following this RR from the beginning and lovin' every post.

With the brake pads I have had success with burning the...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-11-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,795
Posted By Mickldo
Is the Maleny swap just on the Sunday 18th or is...

Is the Maleny swap just on the Sunday 18th or is it on the Saturday too? Where is it in Maleny? I'm thinking of heading down for a look.
Forum: Australia 03-06-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,202
Posted By Mickldo
It is about 5 or 6 years since I last rode King's...

It is about 5 or 6 years since I last rode King's Bore Track but last time I did there was a group of about 20 quads riding together along the track. Later at the Rainbow Beach Shell servo I asked...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-04-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,795
Posted By Mickldo
Hi Hunsta. Nice to meet you at the swap meet....

Hi Hunsta. Nice to meet you at the swap meet. Hope you have some luck finding a tank.

You getting much of that rain down there in Gympie? It hasn't stopped here since the swap. Work today has been...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-21-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 79,411
Posted By Mickldo
I'm putting an EJ22 in a 77 Bay window Kombi at...

I'm putting an EJ22 in a 77 Bay window Kombi at the moment.

Have you seen http://www.subarugears.com/ When I do my next Kombi I want to do the whole 4wd thing and make a Syncro Baja Kombi Camper....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,287
Posted By Mickldo
Cheers Looks like I have a date with the...

Cheers

Looks like I have a date with the lathe:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,287
Posted By Mickldo
Hi Sorry for the hijack. I have been doing...

Hi

Sorry for the hijack. I have been doing some repairs on my Uncle's '95 R1100RT and long story short after sitting for 18months it is proving hard to start. I have drained all the old stale fuel...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,150
Posted By Mickldo
Cool project. Always wanted to convert an old...

Cool project. Always wanted to convert an old skool bike to EFI.
Forum: Racing 01-30-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 17,488
Posted By Mickldo
Love the F5irehose and all that goes with it....

Love the F5irehose and all that goes with it. What we had this year (and in years gone past) has been great.

I would like to see an English version of the http://www.rtve.es/alacarta/videos/dakar/...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,279,034
Posted By Mickldo
I don't know either what really happened but I...

I don't know either what really happened but I have a couple of points/questions.

1. Did Despres get to the mud first because Coma had already seen the mud and ridden around it or did Coma take a...
Forum: Racing 01-16-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,279,034
Posted By Mickldo
Finally caught up. Luckily I had the first week...

Finally caught up. Luckily I had the first week off work but I was back to the grind for the second week and had no chance of being up to date.

I didn't bother quoting while I was catching up but...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,279,034
Posted By Mickldo
That was CP1. This is CP2 ...

That was CP1.

This is CP2

http://www.dakar.com/dakar/2012/us/stage-8/live-timing/sector-2-cp-2-bikes-time.html
Forum: Racing 01-09-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,279,034
Posted By Mickldo
Or try...

Or try http://www.dakar.com/dakar/2012/us/stage-8/live-timing/sector-2-cp-1-bikes-time.html
Forum: Racing 01-09-2012, 01:33 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,279,034
Posted By Mickldo
:kboomD'oh I have the SBS Dakar coverage set...

:kboomD'oh

I have the SBS Dakar coverage set on series record so if I miss it no worries. Just got home late and went to watch it.

"SBS apologizes for this break in transmission.":cry

Now...
Forum: Racing 01-08-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 5,568
Views: 668,736
Posted By Mickldo
I know nothing about Rally electronics but I...

I know nothing about Rally electronics but I build boats for a living so I am sort of familiar with marine electronics. We are a Garmin dealer and I have done a tech course on their newish models....
Forum: Racing 01-06-2012, 03:49 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,279,034
Posted By Mickldo
I haven't seen this posted here yet. ...

I haven't seen this posted here yet.
...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,279,034
Posted By Mickldo
I'm off to the biv It's 1:15am here Go...

I'm off to the biv

It's 1:15am here

Go Rod and the rest of the Aussies.:clap
Forum: Racing 01-05-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,279,034
Posted By Mickldo
Where is the time zone change between ARG and...

Where is the time zone change between ARG and CHI? Or does the ASO keep the times all GMT +3 for the full event?
Forum: Racing 01-05-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,279,034
Posted By Mickldo
There are also 50 or so riders not showing at...

There are also 50 or so riders not showing at WP1, in fact Mischa's site doesn't even show they have left DSS.
Forum: Racing 01-05-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,279,034
Posted By Mickldo
The nav gear is mounted to the frame not the...

The nav gear is mounted to the frame not the forks. It doesn't turn with the bars.
Forum: Racing 01-05-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,279,034
Posted By Mickldo
From dakar.com The two KTM riders were...

From dakar.com

The two KTM riders were localised too far to the north in relation to the planned route, in particular concerning CP1, located at the 128 km point. Cyril Despres and Marc Coma...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,279,034
Posted By Mickldo
58 sec gap at WP1 and at WP2. How's that for...

58 sec gap at WP1 and at WP2. How's that for consistency? Freaks
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