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Forum: Racing 05-12-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,589
Posted By Mike_MRS
90/100 the m14 will potentially be fine in...

90/100

the m14 will potentially be fine in the 120/100 depending on which tyre it is. eg a maxxis IT is stated to be 120/100 but is really 132/100 etc. Just give it a try

Technomousse - throw...
Forum: Racing 05-10-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,334
Posted By Mike_MRS
I think it's a little quick to be trying to...

I think it's a little quick to be trying to apportion blame and to air that speculation on a public forum.
Forum: Racing 05-09-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,334
Posted By Mike_MRS
What happened? Meletis says he's 100% safe so...

What happened? Meletis says he's 100% safe so that's good.
Forum: Racing 05-07-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,334
Posted By Mike_MRS
Barring mishap I think Cerruti could have this...

Barring mishap I think Cerruti could have this sewn up.
Forum: Racing 05-05-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,334
Posted By Mike_MRS
Winner will go first. there will not be the...

Winner will go first. there will not be the stupid FIM rules in Greece

The top 8 you see on the live results page are all fast guys, and cerruti could easily win this event to be honest.
Forum: Europe 05-05-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,496
Posted By Mike_MRS
:thumb cheers

:thumb cheers
Forum: Europe 05-02-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,496
Posted By Mike_MRS
GB, is it ok (legal) to ride on the tracks which...

GB, is it ok (legal) to ride on the tracks which are marked as dotted lines on the road condition map?
Forum: Racing 04-30-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,332
Posted By Mike_MRS
Ruptured ligament mate. Should have had surgery...

Ruptured ligament mate. Should have had surgery in Jan, but the consultant said I could do Tuareg as long as I strapped it and wore a brace. Was all fine apart from last two days and when I got back...
Forum: Racing 04-30-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6,224
Views: 787,129
Posted By Mike_MRS
You do know that Matthias won Hellas last year,...

You do know that Matthias won Hellas last year, right? :D
Forum: Racing 04-30-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,332
Posted By Mike_MRS
Best of luck Chris - I won't be going this year,...

Best of luck Chris - I won't be going this year, bust wrist!

What rubber have you got on the beast?
Forum: Racing 04-30-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,334
Posted By Mike_MRS
Sort of - lots of fire roads, but also great...

Sort of - lots of fire roads, but also great single track in places. Mountain tops, all sorts of things, it's a really good event.
Forum: Racing 04-30-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,334
Posted By Mike_MRS
2 minute intervals are not required there. Many...

2 minute intervals are not required there. Many tracks are in fairly dense woodland and forest, it's not like the desert. 2 years ago I raced it and there were several days where I didn't see a soul...
Forum: Racing 04-24-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 8,026
Posted By Mike_MRS
+2 I gave up on it too, and the new rules are...

+2 I gave up on it too, and the new rules are just a total turnoff for even the die hard fans. What a waste of time and effort.
Forum: Racing 04-24-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6,224
Views: 787,129
Posted By Mike_MRS
Is it me or is the Qatar rally the absolute most...

Is it me or is the Qatar rally the absolute most lamest of all events in terms of publicity and information????? No social media (that I can find) and a total lack of any real solid stuff coming out...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 80,400
Posted By Mike_MRS
I can understand why people aren't loving the...

I can understand why people aren't loving the look, and I'll be honest, I didn't like it at first glance either. But looking again from different angles, and bearing in mind the Rev'it brand, how it...
Forum: Racing 04-21-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,589
Posted By Mike_MRS
It's much easier to get the lever in as the bead...

It's much easier to get the lever in as the bead comes up. What I mean is that you press down with the big lever which is part of the changer to push the bead down. You try to push in your lever and...
Forum: Racing 04-21-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,589
Posted By Mike_MRS
CD do you by any chance still have the box? be...

CD do you by any chance still have the box? be useful to have the code on the side and the expiry date
Forum: Racing 04-20-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,589
Posted By Mike_MRS
And / or you are trying to do it without a mousse...

And / or you are trying to do it without a mousse board / mousse changer. Sure you can do it with a regular tyre changer but it's pretty tough.

ALSO - recent mousses (Dec 14 onwards) both M16 and...
Forum: Racing 04-19-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,589
Posted By Mike_MRS
No and no. Desert mousses don't need rim locks....

No and no. Desert mousses don't need rim locks. (M02 and M16)

The interesting thing is that the mousse Tony mentions in his bike is a factory mousse. Mythical and hard to get, they outlast the...
Forum: Racing 04-19-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 8,026
Posted By Mike_MRS
I'd like to know why Anastasiya has the baffle in...

I'd like to know why Anastasiya has the baffle in her Akra
Forum: Racing 04-17-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,589
Posted By Mike_MRS
A few weeks ago I did over 100 mph WOT bouncing...

A few weeks ago I did over 100 mph WOT bouncing the limiter on a 450 for about 30k, plus lots of other fast stuff in a couple of 300k days then more WOT for 30-40k. No issues with the rear mousse.
Forum: Racing 04-16-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 8,026
Posted By Mike_MRS
100% to Yamaha :nod

100% to Yamaha :nod
Forum: Racing 04-16-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,159
Posted By Mike_MRS
Seems odd Bill, it's the same unit basically. Do...

Seems odd Bill, it's the same unit basically. Do you happen to know why?
Forum: Racing 04-16-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,159
Posted By Mike_MRS
Wayne, are stillages ok as opposed to crates? ...

Wayne, are stillages ok as opposed to crates?

Presumably etrex 20 or 30 will also be ok since they are effectively the same unit, just with enhanced functionality?

What is the safety provision...
Forum: Racing 04-15-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6,224
Views: 787,129
Posted By Mike_MRS
The reverse engine in the new WR450 for 2016 was...

The reverse engine in the new WR450 for 2016 was confirmed by Yamaha a while ago.

And yes, the Dakar bike was a YZ

We were actually offered the fuel cells, for 21,000 each (I kid you not)
Forum: Racing 04-13-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 76,564
Posted By Mike_MRS
Stand out from the crowd in a sport like F1, and...

Stand out from the crowd in a sport like F1, and sponsors, advertisers and others in a position to pay you will love you for it. It's now his image, and is the reason he'll end up a billionaire.
Forum: Racing 04-06-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 35,771
Posted By Mike_MRS
you wouldn't need to load it twice. just load it...

you wouldn't need to load it twice. just load it until the point you feel is right ie the refuel, or a CP where there is a at least a 10 minute stop.

Real world example - Hellas Rally 2013, one...
Forum: Racing 04-05-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 35,771
Posted By Mike_MRS
Yep Point taken D, fair one. YP - just put...

Yep Point taken D, fair one.

YP - just put it in and when it looks full find a suitable place to cut it. I think you're over thinking it to be honest mate.
Forum: Racing 04-03-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 35,771
Posted By Mike_MRS
Look at it in terms of thickness of overall roll,...

Look at it in terms of thickness of overall roll, not waypoints. remember people use different software to make roadbooks so it's not going to be an accurate measure, but measuring the roll thickness...
Forum: Racing 04-03-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 2,441
Views: 521,130
Posted By Mike_MRS
I'd use two part epoxy, nothing else. or get...

I'd use two part epoxy, nothing else.

or get an RB750 :evil
Forum: Racing 04-01-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,608
Posted By Mike_MRS
Well, you check sag front and back before...

Well, you check sag front and back before starting to switch out springs

To save time, maybe go see James and Sam and have a chat to them. A spreadsheet is no substitute for experience and...
Forum: Racing 04-01-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,589
Posted By Mike_MRS
How long is a piece of string?

How long is a piece of string?
Forum: Racing 03-31-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,608
Posted By Mike_MRS
MB, it depends what you want. The information is...

MB, it depends what you want. The information is out there.

There are actually very few full "kits". JVO, Meca, Rebel X. The best value is Rebel X* since you get the whole lot including tanks,...
Forum: Racing 03-30-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 17,030
Posted By Mike_MRS
Ian is out - broken leg

Ian is out - broken leg
Forum: Racing 03-29-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,955
Posted By Mike_MRS
Big respect Tony, despite all your dramas, every...

Big respect Tony, despite all your dramas, every time I saw you you had a big smile on your face. Bloody well done mate :clap

But can you please treat that bike a bit better?! :thumb
Forum: Racing 03-29-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 17,030
Posted By Mike_MRS
The Rebel Yams are looking amazing with Crazy...

The Rebel Yams are looking amazing with Crazy Camel. Ben Smith was 18th today despite a big crash and a lengthy iritrack bracket repair because of it.

Manuel and other Rebel X people are present...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,277
Posted By Mike_MRS
I understand that the rear brake lever is not...

I understand that the rear brake lever is not adjustable for free play etc. Can anyone with a newer YZ or MY15WR comment, particularly tall guys?

Similarly, how is the geometry for tall guys?...
Forum: Racing 03-02-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,589
Posted By Mike_MRS
I would say that a D908 is way too stiff and...

I would say that a D908 is way too stiff and slippery for Hellas. Geomax would be too soft but I'm not familiar with the whole range. Not really good for a 908 though for sure.
Forum: Racing 03-02-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,589
Posted By Mike_MRS
You've still not stated the type of event.

You've still not stated the type of event.
Forum: Racing 03-02-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,334
Posted By Mike_MRS
Maxxis IT work really well, I've used them in it...

Maxxis IT work really well, I've used them in it and a load of our customers also have used them and will use them again for this event
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