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Forum: Racing 03-23-2015, 03:27 PM
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Posted By wilkinsonk
Perhaps a new strategy to get these two fast...

Perhaps a new strategy to get these two fast young guys some rally leadership experience in a "less threatening" environment?
Forum: Racing 02-07-2015, 07:18 AM
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Posted By wilkinsonk
Okay, but we were never conclusive?

Okay, but we were never conclusive?
Forum: Racing 02-06-2015, 11:19 AM
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Posted By wilkinsonk
Been asked previously and the consensus was that...

Been asked previously and the consensus was that nobody is sure.
Forum: Racing 01-30-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,072
Posted By wilkinsonk
One thing I noticed was that the time of day...

One thing I noticed was that the time of day played a big part in reading the dunes effectively. Mid day when the sun was straight overhead made everything flatten out and lose depth. This made...
Forum: Racing 01-29-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2,408
Views: 494,394
Posted By wilkinsonk
On the RMS page they say the F2R comes with a 1.5...

On the RMS page they say the F2R comes with a 1.5 amp.

As for the ICO, the current manual didn't list an inline fuse, just says:
"Hook the RED wire to the battery's plus side and the BLACK wire...
Forum: Racing 01-29-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11,280
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Posted By wilkinsonk
You can even get your position ready for next...

You can even get your position ready for next year's Dakar!

http://static.mijnwebwinkel.nl/winkel/timcoronel/full32887708.jpg
Forum: Trials 01-25-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,640
Posted By wilkinsonk
I use a Nightrider light sometimes, but was...

I use a Nightrider light sometimes, but was toying with the idea of running a Rigid Industries LED off the bike power (I had already had the light). That way the Nightrider would be on the helmet...
Forum: Racing 01-24-2015, 03:55 PM
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Views: 736,366
Posted By wilkinsonk
So if I read that correctly, KTM is feeling a...

So if I read that correctly, KTM is feeling a little pressure from HRC and this may have impacted on the decision to run KTM and Huskie next teams year? :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 12:34 PM
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Posted By wilkinsonk
Not sure about the new FI WR450s, but the wheels...

Not sure about the new FI WR450s, but the wheels from the steel frame bikes fit the 07-11 aluminum frame ones. The rotors are different (round versus wave) but otherwise the hubs and rims are the...
Forum: Racing 01-23-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11,280
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Posted By wilkinsonk
That's Helder and Barreda waiting on Goncalves....

That's Helder and Barreda waiting on Goncalves. First one by is Price, then Gonk. Remember, last stage was reverse starting order.
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 05:11 PM
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Posted By wilkinsonk
I have a feeling that they may have been able to...

I have a feeling that they may have been able to look far enough ahead (as it seems like a slight decent) so as to recognize the short cuts that they ended up taking. Just a guess.
Forum: Racing 01-16-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 11,280
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Posted By wilkinsonk
Troy, Sincere thanks for the lesson. I'll...

Troy,

Sincere thanks for the lesson. I'll have to admit I'm only an enthusiast when it comes to cars, so I didn't notice the nuances that you mentioned. When I'm on a tight trail and the trees...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 862,308
Posted By wilkinsonk
Quote: Originally Posted by Luna Negra View...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Luna Negra View Post
I bet he regrets saying that the Dakar was too easy for him. Too bad, but he came off as being a little arrogant for his first year. One to watch...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 08:39 PM
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Posted By wilkinsonk
In all fairness, the crash that Coma had (caught...

In all fairness, the crash that Coma had (caught on the iPhone or something) could just as easily snapped his bar. Sometimes you get lucky. In this case, luck was not on JBB's side. I think that...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 08:35 PM
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Posted By wilkinsonk
Ned, did you by chance just let a cat out of the...

Ned, did you by chance just let a cat out of the bag?
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11,280
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Posted By wilkinsonk
In the blink of an eye, boom. JC: "You okay...

In the blink of an eye, boom.

JC: "You okay bud?
RG: "Yah, I'm okay and the car's okay too"

And I'm guessing they were back on the road driving just as fast shortly after. Have to love it...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 05:48 PM
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Posted By wilkinsonk
ToKo, Those videos will most likely end up...

ToKo,

Those videos will most likely end up in the Dakar build-up thread next year. They're certainly thorough. Thanks for putting in the effort.

- Ken
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 862,308
Posted By wilkinsonk
HRC will get a lot more exposure from Laia...

HRC will get a lot more exposure from Laia placing 8th than from JIE placing anywhere out of the top 3. She has a huge presence in Spain and is well known in Europe for her victories in Trials and...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11,280
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Posted By wilkinsonk
Verhoeven and Pain Revel in the Beauty of Ruta 40...

Verhoeven and Pain Revel in the Beauty of Ruta 40

Yamaha Netherlands Verhoeven Team’s Frans Verhoeven and Yamaha Factory Racing Rally Team Yamalube’s Olivier Pain once again gave it their all...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11,280
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Posted By wilkinsonk
Initial finish order was different, but penalties...

Initial finish order was different, but penalties (engine change) having now been applied...the ranking for the day have changed.
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 12:17 PM
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Posted By wilkinsonk
Beat me to it.

Beat me to it.
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 11:40 AM
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Posted By wilkinsonk
I knew it! That RebelX way of doing business...

I knew it! That RebelX way of doing business must be infectious. Just like your good friend as a kid who forgets all about you once he discovers girls.
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11,280
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Posted By wilkinsonk
Where's the Benny Hill music when you need it! ...

Where's the Benny Hill music when you need it! :lol3

http://youtu.be/MK6TXMsvgQg

HRC's new Director Sportif:
...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11,280
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Posted By wilkinsonk
Barreda wins, Gonçalves threatens Joan...

Barreda wins, Gonçalves threatens

Joan Barreda has his second consecutive victory and Paulo Gonçalves has not released the pressure on Marc Coma.

Already a winner the day before in Cachi, Joan...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11,280
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Posted By wilkinsonk
Thanks Carlos! HRC is playing it smart. Maybe...

Thanks Carlos! HRC is playing it smart. Maybe they are hoping Coma will have an engine related mechanical in the coming two days. If not, they still secure 2nd spot on the podium.
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 862,308
Posted By wilkinsonk
http://pix.avaxnews.com/avaxnews/97/d9/0001d997_me...

http://pix.avaxnews.com/avaxnews/97/d9/0001d997_medium.jpeg

versus:

http://www.boano.com/cgi-bin/allegati/2014717125545.jpg
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11,280
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Posted By wilkinsonk
:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl Now that's funny,...

:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl

Now that's funny, Barreda helping Gonk navigate. JBB is a great pilot, and okay with his navigation, but I don't think he has much to offer Goncalves in that regard.
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 862,308
Posted By wilkinsonk
Follow the quads? He rides a quad, as do all of...

Follow the quads? He rides a quad, as do all of the old farts...

:hide
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 862,308
Posted By wilkinsonk
I think they've come into a better understanding...

I think they've come into a better understanding of the bike and have adjusted chassis/suspension accordingly. All three riders (Pain, Metge, Botturi) were producing better stage results as we...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 862,308
Posted By wilkinsonk
Please point to one instance in this edition...

Please point to one instance in this edition where ASO favoritism was shown to Mr. Coma.
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 862,308
Posted By wilkinsonk
Impressive, absolutely. But let's not forget...

Impressive, absolutely. But let's not forget that Quintanilla is vey close behind, so the race for 3rd is still on!

Love Barreda's tenacity. The man rides with a vengeance.
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 862,308
Posted By wilkinsonk
Yes, the tracker just updated: JBB Gonk ...

Yes, the tracker just updated:

JBB
Gonk
Jakes
Faria
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 862,308
Posted By wilkinsonk
Gonk Faria +1.26 Price +2 Coma +2.23

Gonk
Faria +1.26
Price +2
Coma +2.23
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 862,308
Posted By wilkinsonk
Don't believe the...

Don't believe the hype...http://youtu.be/9vQaVIoEjOM
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 862,308
Posted By wilkinsonk
11:33 Cars: Alrajhi still in Salta! Yazeed...

11:33 Cars: Alrajhi still in Salta!
Yazeed Alrajhi, third in the general standings, could be in the process of seeing all his hard work on this rally go to waste. Whilst his rivals have all started...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 862,308
Posted By wilkinsonk
Beware, if you mess with the bull you get the...

Beware, if you mess with the bull you get the horns :deal
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 862,308
Posted By wilkinsonk
Tracker has caught up through WP7.

Tracker has caught up through WP7.
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5,889
Views: 736,366
Posted By wilkinsonk
No, you would need to use a combination of vector...

No, you would need to use a combination of vector and elevation data. The vector data is what's used by your typical GPS. For instance a straight road might be represented by two data points (a...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5,889
Views: 736,366
Posted By wilkinsonk
I've spoken with some GIS engineers and they...

I've spoken with some GIS engineers and they think it could be automated pretty easily. You just have to fork over the money for the data sets. :deal
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5,889
Views: 736,366
Posted By wilkinsonk
That was a Puegeot co-pilot (Cyril's I think) and...

That was a Puegeot co-pilot (Cyril's I think) and I am embarrassed and dismayed that they had not cached all of the needed maps on their hard drive...amateurs.
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