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Forum: Racing Yesterday, 05:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,563
Posted By JayBo1
Two things about wrapping the header on a 450RFR:...

Two things about wrapping the header on a 450RFR:
1) There is very little clearance between the water tank and the header, so the wrap needs to be kept tight and single layer there.
2) Although it...
Forum: Racing 01-30-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,563
Posted By JayBo1
Hi Lee. There's a bunch of stuff you need to have...

Hi Lee. There's a bunch of stuff you need to have installed on the bike prior to rocking up to your first rally. It's mainly the brackets to mount stuff, the power cables to power stuff and the...
Forum: Racing 01-28-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,563
Posted By JayBo1
Congratulations!!!:clap See you in Abu...

Congratulations!!!:clap See you in Abu Dhabi:deal.
Just to be clear - did you buy the "still in the box 2014" carb'd bike or order a new 2016 FI bike?
Forum: Racing 01-27-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,563
Posted By JayBo1
An expense to replace issue, was my line of...

An expense to replace issue, was my line of thought. It is likely to be more resilient to damage in a crash, but if it is damaged the wallet pain will be significant with little hope of work-around...
Forum: Racing 01-27-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,563
Posted By JayBo1
I have a carb'd 450 Rally and have no issues with...

I have a carb'd 450 Rally and have no issues with it being carb'd. When I DNF'd day 2 I became a mechanic for a carb'd 450 Rally. The team also had a FI'd 450 Rally running. Both finished. I believe...
Forum: New Zealand 01-23-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,544
Posted By JayBo1
Thought I'd post this here first in case this is...

Thought I'd post this here first in case this is where someone looks (kind of obvious I guess?).
On the liaison for Stage 1 of the Dakar the roads and highways were lined with countless thousands of...
Forum: Australia 01-23-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 32,400
Posted By JayBo1
Dakar 2015 Subset of the F5 fan club

I haven't got a blog, but I can easily share much of my experience as a mechanic on a Dakar team bike. When I DNF'd stage 2, I became mechanic for Fabricio Fuentes (#81) and saw him through to the...
Forum: Racing 01-21-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11,259
Views: 788,854
Posted By JayBo1
I would have to say - yes! This applies to both...

I would have to say - yes! This applies to both cases of riding skill and bike preparation. I was pretty horrified, and I know I can speak for my mechanic Ben (inmate "topo"), that the state of some...
Forum: Racing 01-21-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 11,259
Views: 788,854
Posted By JayBo1
Thanks everyone. I'll tell the full story in due...

Thanks everyone. I'll tell the full story in due course, when I'm home and have what photos I have available, but will share this snippet as it reveals something of Etienne's great attitude towards...
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11,259
Views: 788,854
Posted By JayBo1
This morning I read the first 100 pages of this...

This morning I read the first 100 pages of this thread, that carried me from the start "F5ire in the hole" to the start of Day 3. I've also read the most recent 10 or so pages. I'm a little shell...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 37,117
Posted By JayBo1
Hiya D. Fabricio Fuentes gave me the scroll of...

Hiya D. Fabricio Fuentes gave me the scroll of the Salar stage (Uyuni to Iquique) from his bike as a keepsake for the all nighter I worked after it to fix all the electrical problems and engine oil...
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 37,117
Posted By JayBo1
I have kept the scroll for sure. I'll frame the...

I have kept the scroll for sure. I'll frame the sections that ended my day! Several sections with FESH FESH in a row with the 11km last section being the end for me!
I removed the scroll from the RB...
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 37,117
Posted By JayBo1
Hey everyone. I have a few days in BA to look...

Hey everyone. I have a few days in BA to look around while I'm here. Bike is all packed back in its box and ready for boarding the ASO boat to Le Havre. It looks like I might then send it to Dubai...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 37,117
Posted By JayBo1
Had a fairly quiet ride. Took no risks, backed...

Had a fairly quiet ride. Took no risks, backed off in the dust when passed and carefully chose my places to pass. Just over half way through the liaison and stopped for fuel - me and the bike! Typing...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 37,117
Posted By JayBo1
Cheers everyone. Roadbook done and ready to plug...

Cheers everyone. Roadbook done and ready to plug in the removable cartridge. Just about to put my gear on and get going to the bivvy. Start time if 6:10am for the 144km liaison. Special stage is...
Forum: Australia 01-03-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 37,117
Posted By JayBo1
JayBo's journey to Dakar 2015

Ben (topo) is feeling a little old this morning! The mechanics finished packing the truck at 1am, headed to the hotel to change before going out for dinner! Then to a club (one of the mechanics is a...
Forum: Racing 01-02-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,725
Posted By JayBo1
For the first time ever, I don't really care who...

For the first time ever, I don't really care who will win, only that I will finish! I'll buy the Dream Racer DVD when I get home if I have any interest in Dakar in 2 weeks. Lol
Forum: Australia 01-02-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 37,117
Posted By JayBo1
Hiya Matt. I hope not! Lol. I admit it's not...

Hiya Matt. I hope not! Lol. I admit it's not clear but the white section on the lhs is actually white duct tape and is external to the roadbook. It's a clever facility of the Aurora roadbook that...
Forum: Australia 01-02-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 37,117
Posted By JayBo1
Thanks everyone. Thank God it's not raining this...

Thanks everyone. Thank God it's not raining this morning for a change. Blinking windy though. Just chilling having breakfast with Ben in the hotel. About to head out to the bivvy in 1/2hr or so. The...
Forum: Australia 01-02-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 37,117
Posted By JayBo1
I've never been fitter in my life. I aced the...

I've never been fitter in my life. I aced the stress ECG a few months ago, so my heart and lungs can keep smashing it no worries. I am a bit light on due to the amount of cycling I do but trying to...
Forum: Racing 01-02-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 181,166
Posted By JayBo1
#145 is definitely Malles Moto.

#145 is definitely Malles Moto.
Forum: Racing 01-01-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 181,166
Posted By JayBo1
This is my first time at Dakar and I have to say...

This is my first time at Dakar and I have to say I am quite surprised at the lack of preparation of some bikes. Only a few really but those are quite poor! Several have literally arrived straight...
Forum: Australia 12-31-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 32,400
Posted By JayBo1
Awesome Troy! Thanks heaps for bringing those...

Awesome Troy! Thanks heaps for bringing those across from my Facebook post. :-)
Forum: Australia 12-30-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 37,117
Posted By JayBo1
JayBo's journey to Dakar 2015

Finally made it back to the hotel at 1am! A looong day. Picking he bike up at the port wa a little interesting with the bike being in a crate and the crate being on the organizers truck. Took a while...
Forum: Australia 12-27-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 37,117
Posted By JayBo1
All good so far. Ben and I sitting in the airport...

All good so far. Ben and I sitting in the airport waiting for the boarding call so we can get some sleep. Ben's flights got changed at the last minute for his NZ to Perth leg. Next stop - Dubai.
Forum: Australia 12-26-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,224
Posted By JayBo1
Thanks heaps for posting these Chris:clap. Takes...

Thanks heaps for posting these Chris:clap. Takes me back to my early twenties when the annual Cemetery Circuit racing was a regular pilgrimage. The live TV coverage was a boon for those occasions I...
Forum: Australia 12-26-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 37,117
Posted By JayBo1
Good on ya Ben - haven't even got there yet and...

Good on ya Ben - haven't even got there yet and you're already setting up for keeping me focused on the job at hand instead of playing on ADVRider! Yes, I suspect I might get a bit busy. I'll try to...
Forum: Racing 12-26-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 181,166
Posted By JayBo1
I remember seeing the sweep trucks in the ADDC...

I remember seeing the sweep trucks in the ADDC once or twice ... a great motivator to push on!
Another attempt at fleeing from the haunted video!:lol3
Forum: Racing 12-26-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 181,166
Posted By JayBo1
Aaarrrggghhh, it's chasing me! Now every time I...

Aaarrrggghhh, it's chasing me! Now every time I click the "Quote" button, if to quote someone else, that bloody video comes up as the quoted post. It's haunted!
Writing, writing, writing ......
Forum: New Zealand 12-26-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,544
Posted By JayBo1
Playing at packing my riding gear bag and my...

Playing at packing my riding gear bag and my luggage case. Got the gearbag done so at least I can ride ... might look funny in the hotel dining room in my riding gear though until the race...
Forum: Racing 12-26-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 181,166
Posted By JayBo1
Aaaarrrggghhhh. How do I stop this bloody video...

Aaaarrrggghhhh. How do I stop this bloody video from auto-playing every time I open this thread??? It's driving me nuts - nuts enough to ignore the thread and go riding ... a bloody long way!...
Forum: New Zealand 12-25-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,544
Posted By JayBo1
No jewellery on the bike but it's worth a fair...

No jewellery on the bike but it's worth a fair bit more than all my wife's jewellery put together!:lol3
Maybe you'll see it one day - might move to Marlborough in the next few years.
Here's a link...
Forum: Racing 12-25-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 23,264
Posted By JayBo1
"Inmates in support teams" should include "topo"...

"Inmates in support teams" should include "topo" (Ben) - who will be my mechanic working in the XRaids Service team.:deal
Forum: New Zealand 12-25-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,544
Posted By JayBo1
Thanks Koos. I don't think anyone is still...

Thanks Koos.
I don't think anyone is still awake in NZ:lol3. Except for the odd bit of really Kiwi stuff (like if I bump into the NZ Ambassador for Argentina, if there is one, or a bunch of Kiwi's...
Forum: New Zealand 12-25-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,544
Posted By JayBo1
Ben (inmate "topo") flies out from Nelson...

Ben (inmate "topo") flies out from Nelson tomorrow!!!:clap Picks me up in Perth on the way to Dubai and then on to Buenos Aires via Rio de Janeiro. Let the adventure begin:deal!
Forum: Racing 12-25-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 14,583
Posted By JayBo1
I'm with XRaids team and staying at Hotel...

I'm with XRaids team and staying at Hotel Cristoforo Colombo. No idea where that is but hopefully in Argentina somewhere:lol3. (Supposed to be "pretty close to the action" too, but not sure about the...
Forum: Racing 12-25-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 181,166
Posted By JayBo1
I had 110 Tee shirts done and have 3 left. If...

I had 110 Tee shirts done and have 3 left. If you're size M or size 3XL you might be in luck but I fly out for BA in 2 days and the left over shirts will fly with me:deal.
PS: I fully agree about...
Forum: Australia 12-24-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 37,117
Posted By JayBo1
Hill Billy - you'll have yours tomorrow:clap ...

Hill Billy - you'll have yours tomorrow:clap
Nalo - you should have yours before the Dakar starts:clap
Forum: Australia 12-24-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 37,117
Posted By JayBo1
PMs gone all over the place! :deal

PMs gone all over the place! :deal
Forum: Racing 12-24-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 181,166
Posted By JayBo1
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