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Forum: Racing 08-21-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,554
Posted By Brodovitch
Sponsor pulled out last minute from what I heard....

Sponsor pulled out last minute from what I heard. A bunch of riders will be joining us in Serres instead.

Bummer for all those entered and had made plans.
Forum: Racing 07-17-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 478,444
Posted By Brodovitch
Bluhduh Don't even get me started on Silly season and...

Don't even get me started on Silly season and riders deserving better bikes.

Some of my riding pals have even started a petition to get Iannone on the Gresini bike

:lol3
Forum: Racing 07-03-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,290
Posted By Brodovitch
Awesome :clap

Awesome :clap
Forum: Racing 07-02-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,764
Posted By Brodovitch
Ha ha thanks. I will pay the 5 euros per litre,...

Ha ha thanks. I will pay the 5 euros per litre, if you give us +15 minutes on the liaisons to catch our breath :evil

last year it was just enough time for half an energy bar, a piss, 3 drags on a...
Forum: Racing 07-01-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,764
Posted By Brodovitch
:eek1 Wow that's a lot of bikes. And some...

:eek1

Wow that's a lot of bikes. And some pretty fast guys too (Cosentino, Pastori, Calesini, Gandini, and... Paolo Ceci? Bianchi Prata ? holy shit)

There go any chances of a trophy this year...
Forum: Racing 06-17-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,363
Posted By Brodovitch
this morning ...

this morning

https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/1002943_594766133877930_1438812568_n.jpg
Forum: Racing 05-30-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 5,528
Views: 640,258
Posted By Brodovitch
Cyril via FB: Cyril Despres "It is...

Cyril via FB:

Cyril Despres

"It is clear that the announcement of my signing with Yamaha Motor France is so far one of the most important stages of my career and I am very excited at the idea...
Forum: Racing 05-30-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5,528
Views: 640,258
Posted By Brodovitch
Good call Gian, Botturi has the extra benefit of...

Good call Gian, Botturi has the extra benefit of age and the cooler, more experienced mind-set that comes with it. Like someone said above, maybe Pain is too hot-headed and it just might be that...
Forum: Racing 05-30-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 5,528
Views: 640,258
Posted By Brodovitch
Was there ever any other option after HRC talks...

Was there ever any other option after HRC talks were a dead end?

If nothing else, this makes the fight at the front so much more intriguing come January.

Just imagine the marketing potential if...
Forum: Racing 05-30-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 5,528
Views: 640,258
Posted By Brodovitch
It's official ...

It's official

http://www.motoverte.com/site/scoop-despres-avec-yamaha--72664.html

It is now official after months of waiting, Cyril Despres signed with Yamaha Motor France to compete in the...
Forum: Racing 05-18-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5,528
Views: 640,258
Posted By Brodovitch
Max Biaggi on an Aprilia 450?

Max Biaggi on an Aprilia 450?
Forum: Racing 05-11-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,764
Posted By Brodovitch
The prologue Special in better quality: ...

The prologue Special in better quality:

<iframe width="853" height="480" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/OzXT33rg2Ro" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Racing 05-10-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,764
Posted By Brodovitch
Hey Graham, I used up two michelin enduro softs...

Hey Graham, I used up two michelin enduro softs (you could get away with one hard) in front for the whole race, and 3 AC10s (130 width) in the rear. Any rear with a mid-hard compound should be fine,...
Forum: Racing 05-08-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,764
Posted By Brodovitch
Mike, I would definitely say it's still a rally...

Mike, I would definitely say it's still a rally route, just a bit more "spiced" up.

I'll try and find an onboard filmed by the sweeper bikes last year (I had posted it in the Rally Moto UK forum,...
Forum: Racing 05-06-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,764
Posted By Brodovitch
Talking Having raced both events twice, my thoughts: ...

Having raced both events twice, my thoughts:

Serres is much more demanding in navigation. Hellas was a follow main road affair most of the time, and the wide, more suitable for cars tracks were...
Forum: Racing 05-04-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,134
Posted By Brodovitch
Ollie, you can contact Christos on FB, send him a...

Ollie, you can contact Christos on FB, send him a message (Christos Diamantis) I'm sure he will be more than happy to oblige

Got my pics from Alessio as well, well worth the wait as usual, plus...
Forum: Racing 04-29-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,134
Posted By Brodovitch
a few artsy fartsy black & white pics taken by...

a few artsy fartsy black & white pics taken by Christos, an old friend and colleague who now lives in Nafpaktos

...
Forum: Racing 04-29-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,134
Posted By Brodovitch
Keep away from me you, you're dangerous company :D

Keep away from me you, you're dangerous company :D
Forum: Racing 04-29-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,134
Posted By Brodovitch
Have to agree with the easy navigation and the "a...

Have to agree with the easy navigation and the "a bit too fast for our own good" route selection. The last day's Special in the farmer's field (after the tricky navigation in the start) saw me doing...
Forum: Racing 04-28-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,134
Posted By Brodovitch
It was a great race, congratulations to all the...

It was a great race, congratulations to all the finishers and to the organisation for amending the problems of last year. Timekeeping & results were almost perfect (just the matter of penalties from...
Forum: Racing 04-24-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,134
Posted By Brodovitch
So, rest day was a bit of a disappointment. ...

So, rest day was a bit of a disappointment.

Plus, about that awesome day hanging with Ollie? We both blasted through a speed limit zone, I got a 35 minute penalty dropping me to 6th in my class
...
Forum: Racing 04-23-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,134
Posted By Brodovitch
Just so you get an idea of the first Special, an...

Just so you get an idea of the first Special, an amzing image once again by Alessio:

(overshooting a turn is not an option here)

...
Forum: Racing 04-23-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,134
Posted By Brodovitch
Thanks to all for the encouraging words, much...

Thanks to all for the encouraging words, much appreciated!

Had a smashing day, got 3rd on the 1st Special of 107kms, the first half was wide open terrain and spent it hanging with Ollie Lloyd who...
Forum: Racing 04-22-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,134
Posted By Brodovitch
Quick update, today went much better after a...

Quick update, today went much better after a disastrous day yesterday. Got 15th in the first special and 22nd in the second (which was yesterday's run reverse), moving me up to 30th overall from...
Forum: Racing 04-21-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,134
Posted By Brodovitch
Thanks Dimitri, and thanks Gian for the link,...

Thanks Dimitri, and thanks Gian for the link, otherwise I would have to run to the race secretary to figure out my starting time for tomorrow

first bike starts at 7am tomorrow, I should be taking...
Forum: Racing 04-21-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,134
Posted By Brodovitch
So, special of 51kms over today, was having a...

So, special of 51kms over today, was having a fantastic run up until it all went completely FUBAR

Organisation started me in 70th position today (no idea why), but it was fun as I started passing...
Forum: Racing 04-20-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,134
Posted By Brodovitch
Just got back from the rider's briefing, can't...

Just got back from the rider's briefing, can't wait to get some racing done tomorrow, even of it's only gonna be a short stage of around 50kms. At least we start the day at a very leisurely 12.00 at...
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,461
Posted By Brodovitch
Awesome report :clap

Awesome report :clap
Forum: Racing 04-16-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,134
Posted By Brodovitch
Only three, but still waiting for an answer...

Only three, but still waiting for an answer :norton
Forum: Racing 04-16-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,134
Posted By Brodovitch
Thanks Ollie, I meant as: Day 1 Liaison 1:...

Thanks Ollie, I meant as:

Day 1
Liaison 1: 25kms
Special Stage: 88km
Liaison 2: 25kms

I figure that as the roadbooks have probably already been printed, the information would be available......
Forum: Racing 04-16-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,134
Posted By Brodovitch
I was hoping to get the daily routes broken down...

I was hoping to get the daily routes broken down as Liaisons / Specials and mileage per section.
Forum: Racing 04-16-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,134
Posted By Brodovitch
any news on the daily route formats?

any news on the daily route formats?
Forum: Racing 04-16-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,134
Posted By Brodovitch
Where in Athens does the minibus depart from at...

Where in Athens does the minibus depart from at 8pm?

PM sent
Forum: Racing 04-14-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,203
Posted By Brodovitch
If you are just starting out in Rallies, go with...

If you are just starting out in Rallies, go with the lighter bike. Preferably even an older carb model KTM 450/530

And yes, I am known to be a bit of a luddite :D
Forum: Racing 04-13-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,134
Posted By Brodovitch
ΟΚ, one week to go, any idea of the route?...

ΟΚ,

one week to go, any idea of the route? Like I quote from below:

b) Is it possible to have the daily routes as (for example):

Day 2:
L1: 50kms
SS1: 100kms
L2: 50kms
Forum: Racing 04-11-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 16,928
Posted By Brodovitch
On this level of racing, all's fair...

On this level of racing, all's fair unfortunately. And staffing a team to keep an eye out for other's infractions of rules is sadly a big part of the game. When KTM (or place any other manufacturer)...
Forum: Racing 04-10-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 478,444
Posted By Brodovitch
The concession to allow timing chain replacement...

The concession to allow timing chain replacement on Honda engines at regular intervals, which involves supervised breaking of the engine seals, will be extended until the end of 2014.

Why am I not...
Forum: Racing 04-09-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,134
Posted By Brodovitch
I have one fitted all the time. Really usefull in...

I have one fitted all the time. Really usefull in Liaisons, not only for cars but also to keep an eye if you are riding with friends and want to check that they are keeping up without straining your...
Forum: Racing 04-09-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,134
Posted By Brodovitch
Almost all rallies I have raced in Greece require...

Almost all rallies I have raced in Greece require this, I think it has to do with the fact that Rally bikes are obliged to be road-worthy (lights, horn etc)

just pick up an Acerbis folding one, or...
Forum: Racing 04-08-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 16,928
Posted By Brodovitch
Late to the party, congrats to Sam... :clap ...

Late to the party, congrats to Sam... :clap

need to catch up on tracking / results / etc (damn you MotoGP)
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