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Forum: New Zealand 02-24-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,310
Posted By Mileater
Great hear that the local inmates are reporting...

Great hear that the local inmates are reporting being still on the right side of the ground and that damage is relatively minor - a relief, really.

113 confirmed dead as of about 11 am, 228 on the...
Forum: New Zealand 02-22-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,310
Posted By Mileater
A tough day yesterday and a rough ol' night to...

A tough day yesterday and a rough ol' night to follow. We have ridden through unscathed (again) but our thoughts are with those who have been much less fortunate :cry We are doing our bit by staying...
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 538,215
Posted By Mileater
Question Dvd??

You bet! Not just one, though.... a series would be fantastic but I would be more than happy to have whatever you can manage to put together :deal

Great video intro for your presentation, too....
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,918
Posted By Mileater
Bluhduh Dammit!

You guys brought this RR back up again... so I was trapped into reading the whole thing once more... it is still one of the finest RRs on this site. Thanks for digging it out folks and thanks, again,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 186,925
Posted By Mileater
Thumb Nice job!

Greetings D.B. I just thought I would drop in to say "Hi" again and let you know that I am still following along but trying not to add too much noise to your RR.:deal

Still enjoying, so many...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Cool2 Yup. Some colours don't do well on the dark...

Yup. Some colours don't do well on the dark background but try selecting the text (highlight) and it will change to a nice blue on white background - much easier to read. That is how I get around it...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2011, 02:45 AM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Question I see #186 Pablo Rodriguez on the Honda 250...

I see #186 Pablo Rodriguez on the Honda 250 starting at #62 for this stage. He has just plugged along quietly on that wee bike and made it this far without any apparent dramas. I wonder what prep and...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2011, 02:12 AM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Eh? Wow! Today ain't going to one of her favourite...

Wow! Today ain't going to one of her favourite memories, is it? Will keep ze fingies crossed for her and hope that the Gods will smile on her and allow the finish line to appear under her own power...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Talking Thanks TSC...

I caught that one as well... didn't have coffee but enjoyed it all the same. I must say that I have enjoyed the humour on this thread as much as the action, so thanks to all contributors. :bow
...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2011, 01:29 AM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Talking That's the one....!!!!

Saw the pic coming up and managed to put the coffee down before it filled the screen. Awesome :lol3:clap:clap:clap Thanks for the refresher :deal

Cheers :freaky
Allan

Edit: also many thanks...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Thumb There ya goes! I had some idea it was someone...

There ya goes! I had some idea it was someone else and couldn't find the info. Many thanks Bluebull. Much appreciated. :clap

In that case, he is doing very well and should get some good rest for...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Question Through my somewhat fogged brain.... I cannot...

Through my somewhat fogged brain.... I cannot recall who was on the 250 Honda. Anyone know who and if he is in yet?

Cheers :freaky
Allan
Forum: Racing 01-14-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Talking Great pic. Somewhere back in the thread is that...

Great pic. Somewhere back in the thread is that same pic with a caption underneath with some witty conversation... something along the lines of ".. will you rubs it's belly so it will roll over and...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 62,595
Posted By Mileater
Eek What can you say? :bow :bow :bow :bow Go...

What can you say?
:bow :bow :bow :bow

Go Si :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap

Cheers :freaky
Allan
Forum: Racing 01-14-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,981
Posted By Mileater
Thumb Another HUGE day completed. Congratulations and...

Another HUGE day completed. Congratulations and good luck for the next one :clap:clap:clap :bow :bow

Cheers :freaky
Allan
Forum: Racing 01-13-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Bluhduh Tough stage!

Yah... bad stage for me today as well :cry Started with a 'pooter screen wot sez "insert system disc." :huh Great! A couple of hours of utilities and stuff :cob got things back to working again....
Forum: Racing 01-13-2011, 02:10 AM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Talking I took it to mean that he was up for it as the...

I took it to mean that he was up for it as the start list said he was :lol3

Cheers :freaky
Allan
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 290,792
Posted By Mileater
Talking Still here and watching....

and enjoying the narrative with sidebars :lol3

On the WD-40 thing... that stuff is a little light on lubricating properties but does a good job as a general purpose cleaner (use it to clean the...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2011, 01:28 AM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Eh? Not sure if this has been put up but... from...

Not sure if this has been put up but... from Jose's site: (translated by Google, not me)

We will take the exit at the eleventh stage the Dakar because it appears in the listings of that, leave on...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Link doesn't work :cry Ok.. found it.....

Link doesn't work :cry

Ok.. found it.. http://www.dakar.com/2011/DAK/presentation/docs/historique-dakar-1979-2009_us.pdf

Try that. :)
Forum: Racing 01-12-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Thumb Very cool graphs. They are fun to look at :deal ...

Very cool graphs. They are fun to look at :deal

Cheers :freaky
Allan
Forum: Racing 01-12-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Eh? Sheesh! A tough day at the office again for Jonah...

Sheesh! A tough day at the office again for Jonah :( The gas tank episode could well have turned out far worse than it did, so maybe his luck is turning? (from horrible to just plain bad :lol3)
...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Timestamps all the same... official timing (to...

Timestamps all the same... official timing (to 0.001 sec) required to sort out the dead heat :lol3
Forum: Racing 01-12-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Whew! Finally caught up to the pack again... only...

Whew! Finally caught up to the pack again... only 970 posts to read today :huh with plenty yet to come I suspect.

What a stage! Drama all round, I see. Sorry to see Tina out with some sort of...
Forum: Racing 01-11-2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Thumb That is a great way to see how the riders are...

That is a great way to see how the riders are progressing through the stages. Please keep that up :clap:clap

Cheers :freaky
Allan
Forum: Racing 01-11-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 62,595
Posted By Mileater
Question Good question...

I have followed Si's Dakar career for quite a few years now and, though he has never had a huge team (lotsa money, facilities, bikes etc.) he has always finished quite well up the standings (when he...
Forum: Racing 01-11-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Thanks for another fine wrap up Mr Doyle...

Thanks for another fine wrap up Mr Doyle :clap:clap

Cheers :freaky
Allan
Forum: Racing 01-11-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Talking Caught up with the pack at last..

Only 690 posts to read today :huh short stage huh? :lol3

Congrats to Jonah - really great to see him have a clean run (apart from the small ejection incident :eek1 ) and do the business.
...
Forum: Racing 01-11-2011, 01:42 AM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Hi JMo.. great to see you on the board and f5...

Hi JMo.. great to see you on the board and f5 finger at the ready :lol3

Just a note on the "Boil in the bag" rations. I have spent many a long week in the sticks (tramping) with one full meal a...
Forum: Racing 01-11-2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
perhaps a good example would be Si Pavey... not...

perhaps a good example would be Si Pavey... not that I'm saying he is riding slow but he IS taking it a lot easier on his machinery than the front runners. For his sins, the motor is lasting rather...
Forum: Racing 01-11-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Question Ummmm....

Question for you Teach... do we assume that it is the same rider in each case?

If that is the case, is the DRZ going to be THAT much slower with the same rider aboard?

Cheers :freaky
Allan
Forum: Racing 01-10-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Talking Caught up at last!

Huh! Only 830 posts to read this morning :huh when I got back on track... looooong read to catch the readers and f5ers so the race was like a fast-forward on the ol' VCR :lol3 Many thanks to all for...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 339,611
Posted By Mileater
Thumb Fantastic to see you up and posting your...

Fantastic to see you up and posting your experiences already Jenny :bow you are an amazing woman:deal

Take care of your self and thanks, again, for allowing us to be a part of your Dakar....
Forum: Racing 01-09-2011, 01:59 AM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Eh? *crickets* :lol3

*crickets*
:lol3
Forum: Racing 01-09-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Thumb Many Thanks.

Misc.. your efforts on our behalf are much appreciated and enjoyed. That ASO site was doing my head in :lol3

Cheers :freaky
Allan
Forum: Racing 01-07-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,005,544
Posted By Mileater
Eek Damn!

Finally caught up the 900 posts from overnight :eek1.. no need for F5 key today :deal Sad to hear of Boundsy's demise and the Bultaco failure :cry A tough ol' day at the office for most by the looks...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 339,611
Posted By Mileater
Thumb Great stuff!

Thanks Nate, for putting that up and all your hard work, too. :deal

Best wishes to Jenny and hopes that the days pass quickly until she can get out of the horsepiddle and on her way home.
...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 339,611
Posted By Mileater
Crap! F5 key is worn out... the main thread is...

Crap! F5 key is worn out... the main thread is reporting Jenny out... hoping against hope that it is NOT true :cry

Whatever the outcome, many thanks to all those who have made this thread such a...
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 538,215
Posted By Mileater
Eek Uh oh!

The picture that appeared upon opening up this thread had me a tad worried :eek1 but very pleased to hear that the outcome was more positive :clap

Wishing you both a Happy New Year, despite the...
Forum: New Zealand 12-27-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,310
Posted By Mileater
Pissed @#$$^&* Earthquakes

Meh! No more shakes today, so far, that I have felt, anyway. We got through "The Big One" without a problem, a few broken bits but no damage. Today we see that the concrete patio has a big crack...
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