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Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,351
Posted By davidlomax
Liking this! And looking forward to episode 5.

Liking this! And looking forward to episode 5.
Forum: Racing 01-12-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 259,232
Posted By davidlomax
Gutted, Looks like todays results have been...

Gutted,

Looks like todays results have been 'Neutralised'. Too many of the 'right' people finishing in the wrong places. Good old ASO...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 259,232
Posted By davidlomax
Can anyone confirm our thoughts that if Lyndons...

Can anyone confirm our thoughts that if Lyndons 9th position is confirmed today it is the second highest place on a Dakar stage by a UK rider? As far as we can work out only the legendary John Deacon...
Forum: Racing 01-02-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 259,232
Posted By davidlomax
Lyndons claim to fame and fortune... <iframe...

Lyndons claim to fame and fortune...

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Forum: Racing 01-11-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,279,347
Posted By davidlomax
For those of you following Stan Watt, I just...

For those of you following Stan Watt, I just found this in my inbox. The good old ASO strike again, their rulings seem to get stranger by the day...


Following a crash at 100mph on Stage 8, as...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,279,347
Posted By davidlomax
He's all good, he said he had a really lucky...

He's all good, he said he had a really lucky escape. Not many come off at that speed and remain injury free let alone get away without 'finish-threatening' bike damage.

Must be all that Yoga he...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,279,347
Posted By davidlomax
Stan had an accident yesterday thats why he was...

Stan had an accident yesterday thats why he was slower than usual.

'Sorry just checked back and see you guys have heard'...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,279,347
Posted By davidlomax
After he lost his 17th place in 2009 to a...

After he lost his 17th place in 2009 to a contested penalty that was never resolved Stan vowed never to go back to Dakar unless he had the proper team and equipment to give it a good run. His budget...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,279,347
Posted By davidlomax
Spoke to Stan yesterday, I dropped him the Rally...

Spoke to Stan yesterday, I dropped him the Rally Raidio number and he promised a call today/tomorrow as things calm down a bit, or 'if I make it', as he put it!
Forum: Racing 01-06-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,279,347
Posted By davidlomax
Both stuck at the bottom of a river bed without...

Both stuck at the bottom of a river bed without clutch cables apparently (shouldnt they have hydraulic clutches?). Last thing heard was that they had 'a cunning plan...' with 8 hours left to go...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,279,347
Posted By davidlomax
We provided modified Klim clothing for all of the...

We provided modified Klim clothing for all of the FrontRowGB team as we have done for all their rally and race entries since 2008. I'll drop Ivan (his fast support car driver) a text and ask if he'll...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,279,347
Posted By davidlomax
Just saw that myself. They must be pretty...

Just saw that myself. They must be pretty battered by now. Toby wasn't looking too healthy yesterday after the huge crash and before the 2 hours of fesh fesh and the bike drowning and push over the...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,279,347
Posted By davidlomax
Wicked Excellent!

Excellent!
Forum: Racing 01-04-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,279,347
Posted By davidlomax
Eek +1

+1
Forum: Racing 01-08-2011, 03:16 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 15,735
Posted By davidlomax
Quick update: Craig is in hospital awaiting...

Quick update:

Craig is in hospital awaiting surgery to put his dislocated shoulder back into place...(OUCH!!!). He has asked that any messages should be sent to his yahoo account. He has Internet...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,019,938
Posted By davidlomax
Any signs of Craig Bounds anywhere? He's still...

Any signs of Craig Bounds anywhere? He's still not reappeared after Wp4....Gutted.
Forum: Racing 01-07-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 15,735
Posted By davidlomax
As Chris said, Craig wont be asking for help at...

As Chris said, Craig wont be asking for help at all. Either someone else will trigger his beacon oe he'll still be there when the sweeper wagon arrives. Last year after his clutch blew up he almost...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,019,938
Posted By davidlomax
My worry is that WP5 does seem to have registered...

My worry is that WP5 does seem to have registered everyone else.

An amusing tale regarding the comments made earlier about mirrors and scrutineers vs real life:

Andrew Neri who rode Dakar last...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,019,938
Posted By davidlomax
Looks like Boundsy might have missed WP5....and...

Looks like Boundsy might have missed WP5....and if he has, thats REALLY bad news. 6hr time penalty time....

Dave
Forum: Racing 01-06-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 15,735
Posted By davidlomax
Sad news about Jenny, I know she'll be really...

Sad news about Jenny, I know she'll be really gutted and more importantly really angry with herself. She was more than capable of finishing the race in terms of ability and stamina but the Dakar is a...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 15,735
Posted By davidlomax
Tamsin and Craig call in to Rally Raidio with...

Tamsin and Craig call in to Rally Raidio with details of Stage 4.

Check the site HERE (http://www.rallyraidio.net/) until Nate sorts us out with a direct link...:wink::wink::wink:

Cheers!
...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 15,735
Posted By davidlomax
Yep, not such a good day today. I'm keen to hear...

Yep, not such a good day today. I'm keen to hear what happened. It seems there was a problem early on in the stage which dropped him to 83rd. He managed to pull back 20 places over the day and finish...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 15,735
Posted By davidlomax
A few shots of the bikes in the Bivouac last...

A few shots of the bikes in the Bivouac last night.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5046/5323543338_d77bfcbb6c.jpg

Sadly not everyone gets eveything sorted during daylight...hence Craigs post...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 15,735
Posted By davidlomax
Check it here on YouTube, I just uploaded. ...

Check it here on YouTube, I just uploaded.

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Forum: Racing 01-03-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 15,735
Posted By davidlomax
An great ride by Craig yesterday placing 33rd as...

An great ride by Craig yesterday placing 33rd as he finished but finally placing 39th.

Today another great days riding saw a steady 42nd place arrival still leaving him in 39th overall.

Craig...
Forum: Racing 01-02-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,019,938
Posted By davidlomax
Hmmm.....and Boundsy moved up nearly 50 places? ...

Hmmm.....and Boundsy moved up nearly 50 places?

:evil

You have to LOVE a bit of mud and rain!
Forum: Racing 01-01-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 15,735
Posted By davidlomax
Craig didnt mention anything today, although I...

Craig didnt mention anything today, although I havn't heard that he has sorted his electrical problems perfectly yet. Maybe a flat battery? He now has quite a few spares so hopefully things should be...
Forum: Racing 01-01-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 15,735
Posted By davidlomax
Photos in from this morning: ...

Photos in from this morning:

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5086/5312017723_1fd134f6e6.jpg

The Briefing begins,

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5287/5312609038_68d52aed42.jpg

Craig looks a...
Forum: Racing 01-01-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,097
Posted By davidlomax
Any chance of a google earth file or two to have...

Any chance of a google earth file or two to have a look at the stages on my machine at home?

Ta!

Check ths quick article out about Tamsin Jones Dakar attempt last year (she's looking after...
Forum: Racing 01-01-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 15,735
Posted By davidlomax
January 1st 2011!

A great piece of news from the riders briefing this morning from Tamsin:

'Up at Parc Ferme at 8am for group photos then into the briefing for an hour. We heard that there has been a lot of rain...
Forum: Racing 01-01-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,019,938
Posted By davidlomax
At the riders briefing this morning there...

At the riders briefing this morning there warnings of a LOT of rain on the first few stages. After last year this is great news for Craig (Bounds No 86), but was followed by news of possible stage...
Forum: Racing 01-01-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 345,008
Posted By davidlomax
New Years Eve on Bueno Aires

Jenny and Piglet settle down to a quiet night of steak and wine with the Desert Rose Guys including Craig Bounds.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5088/5312125824_9a667613bf.jpg

Happy new year...
Forum: Racing 01-01-2011, 04:38 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 15,735
Posted By davidlomax
Not too much sign of last minute nerves here! ...

Not too much sign of last minute nerves here!

Craig headed out to a Restaurant for a steak last night with the Desert Rose Team including Jenny Morgan and of course 'Piglet'.
...
Forum: Racing 12-31-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 15,735
Posted By davidlomax
If you want more images including the famous...

If you want more images including the famous completed Scrutineering card and the podium shots check out here:

Craig Bounds Dakar Flickr Account (http://www.flickr.com/photos/craigboundsdakar/)
...
Forum: Racing 12-31-2010, 06:22 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 15,735
Posted By davidlomax
A final quote from Tamsin after yesterdays...

A final quote from Tamsin after yesterdays rushing around.

'Craig spent the morning working on the bike getting it ready for scrutineering. The batteries on both his and Jennys bikes were flat...
Forum: Racing 12-31-2010, 05:23 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 15,735
Posted By davidlomax
31st December 2010

After a short morning yesterday came a long afternoon. Before the scrutineering started Craig told us that he was experiencing electrical problems with a dead battery and also with his charging...
Forum: Racing 12-30-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 15,735
Posted By davidlomax
30th December 2011

This morning work continued in preparation for scrutineering this afternoon.

Paul Webb arrived in Bueno Airies after a flight from the UK yesterday to deliver the teams kit which got stuck in...
Forum: Racing 12-30-2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 15,735
Posted By davidlomax
The tanks are Safari tanks from Aqualine and the...

The tanks are Safari tanks from Aqualine and the fairings are RallyRaid Products normally used on a 690 but altered to fit the Yamaha.
Forum: Racing 12-30-2010, 03:34 AM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,019,938
Posted By davidlomax
Good to be back! Adventure Spec are...

Good to be back!

Adventure Spec are supporting two riders this year, Craig Bounds 86 (as usual) and Jenny Morgan 173 (Jen's first attempt!).

I'm running a seperate thread for those keen to keep...
Forum: Racing 12-30-2010, 03:13 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 15,735
Posted By davidlomax
I havn't heard but I can easily ask for you. ...

I havn't heard but I can easily ask for you.

I know Jen will be calling back into Rally Raidio regularly over the next few weeks so I'd keep a close eye out there if I were you.

Standby...
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