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Forum: Racing 04-11-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 12,937
Posted By Carlos M
:nod Dakar: I wonder if HRC will continue to...

:nod Dakar: I wonder if HRC will continue to waste Gonçalves assigning him as Barreda's watercarrier again. :scratch
Forum: Racing 04-05-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 12,937
Posted By Carlos M
Sooo... Sam looses less than 2 seconds to Barreda...

Sooo... Sam looses less than 2 seconds to Barreda today but gets to follow him tomorrow. :thumb
Forum: Racing 03-27-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
Jeeeebus, one signs out for a few days only to...

Jeeeebus, one signs out for a few days only to find out that the universe has changed course meanwhile :eek1:eek1 So Barreda was on the inside when he posted the "Big News Cooming Soon" upon visiting...
Forum: Racing 03-20-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
Whooa, I wonder if the guys that modeled this on...

Whooa, I wonder if the guys that modeled this on the computer also modeled the crash!

http://www.autoliv.com/PublishingImages/Products/Crash/Sim_pic.jpg
Forum: Racing 03-13-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
Redundant fuel pumps. Smart!

Redundant fuel pumps. Smart!
Forum: Racing 03-13-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
Not yet :) http://www.mustacchi.it/

Not yet :)

http://www.mustacchi.it/
Forum: Racing 03-13-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 18,226
Posted By Carlos M
Roadbooked Long Enduro vs Rally Raid, it seems...

Roadbooked Long Enduro vs Rally Raid, it seems :nod
Forum: Racing 03-13-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 18,226
Posted By Carlos M
Looks like a Canyongate at the Tuareg. Hard to...

Looks like a Canyongate at the Tuareg. Hard to believe that the intended course would be that one?!? Rally bikes falling over nasty rocks = hard times for the tanks (and the knees ofthe guys that get...
Forum: Racing 03-12-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 18,226
Posted By Carlos M
And yet, we're getting a lot of amazing pictures...

And yet, we're getting a lot of amazing pictures :clap:clap
Forum: Racing 03-10-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 18,226
Posted By Carlos M
yep, FUGLY :D (Thanks Dimitri for reporting...

yep, FUGLY :D

(Thanks Dimitri for reporting the stuff on facebook.)
Forum: Racing 03-09-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
Worked for him too ...

Worked for him too
http://cj.smugmug.com/Other/SmugShots-2/i-gf4gjZt/0/L/file-L.jpg

(This amazing pictures of Rahier will never get old!)
Forum: Racing 03-07-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
Before we rush into the unfathomable misteries of...

Before we rush into the unfathomable misteries of that muddy situation with our pitchforks and hanging ropes ready :D, I would like to say that during this year's Dakar someone here pointed to...
Forum: Racing 03-06-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
Well. the fanaticism the few of us display...

Well. the fanaticism the few of us display towards this subject clearly justifies "Religion Status". :pope Pope Troy, the First (and only :D ) it would suit you :D

I say we go on riding pilgrimage...
Forum: Racing 03-06-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
There was someone from the Orga "helping" the...

There was someone from the Orga "helping" the riders. According to:



There is a more detailed version of this story as Tomas K got to interview Jan Vesely after his return but I can't find it...
Forum: Racing 03-06-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
:rofl:rofl:rofl "Canyongate, the ultimate...

:rofl:rofl:rofl "Canyongate, the ultimate thruth", by Neil BlueBull. Even if it were all speculation, I would buy your book in a hartbeat! :D
Forum: Racing 03-06-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
What's the story Gian? :ear The man himself...

What's the story Gian? :ear

The man himself says he's going to use it:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>My bike for Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge 2014 <a...
Forum: Racing 03-05-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
Thanks for editing my Brodomath. I couldn't find...

Thanks for editing my Brodomath. I couldn't find "CP by Stagehours" on Mischa's, nor actual DSS hours. I guess I am rusty :D

Does the new DSS hour affects the CutOFF at CP2 estimation?

Boy, we...
Forum: Racing 03-05-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
riiiight......:D If the table above is...

riiiight......:D

If the table above is correct, Barreda (3rd to go out that morning) CP2 hours for Barreda were 12:28 pm
Yannick was there at 17:45 pm

Another late arrival was Juan...
Forum: Racing 03-05-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
:D:D Now, you go and search the megathread for...

:D:D Now, you go and search the megathread for the CP times, please :D:D
Forum: Racing 03-05-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
For SanJuan, Argentina (closest city): 6 Jan...

For SanJuan, Argentina (closest city):

6 Jan 2014 Sunrise: 06:37 Sunset: 20:43 Daylenght: 14h 06m 17s,

205'ed by Balkan. Anyway, cuttoff at 15:49 and 73km to hike for the Bivouac until sunset...
Forum: Racing 03-05-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
Troy, what's Last CCR (Credence Clearwater...

Troy, what's Last CCR (Credence Clearwater Revival)?? on the table above?
Forum: Racing 03-05-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
Snowball Post-mortem or CutOffGate!

That would be CP2, 300 km?
Forum: Racing 03-05-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
EPIC interview with an ironman malle-moto!!!!...

EPIC interview with an ironman malle-moto!!!! :clap:clap:clap
Thanks a lot for the link. Amazing, really!

In the good old African times, people would spend the night out in the dunes, arrive at...
Forum: Racing 03-03-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
:nod One of the "Recon" episodes of two or three...

:nod One of the "Recon" episodes of two or three years ago shows Castera with a WR scouting a piece of track that would be motorcycle specific. Can't recall if they carried it in the Toyotas.
Forum: Racing 02-27-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By Carlos M
I am biased as Tomaz...

I am biased as Tomaz (http://advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=67929), the F2R inventor, is a close friend of mine and an inmate (he lurks around...). Having said that, I've had:

- the Touratech:...
Forum: New Zealand 02-26-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 885
Posted By Carlos M
It's happening :clap See you in May!

It's happening :clap

See you in May!
Forum: Racing 02-24-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
I've fixt you post :D I just think that if...

I've fixt you post :D

I just think that if the team had imposed the engine change, getting the 15 min penalty would be a clear sign to the pilot that management was happy with 2nd and intended to...
Forum: Racing 02-24-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
I would have had his engine changed after stage...

I would have had his engine changed after stage 11 (IIRC) when he was already 40 minutes behind Coma and more than 1 hour ahead of Viladoms. The management itself took unnecessary risks of not...
Forum: Racing 02-24-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
I remember we were discussing team roles in the...

I remember we were discussing team roles in the Pre-Dakar thread and nothing consistent was known, apart from Paulo's declarations that we would be Barreda's watercarrier. Funny that inside the team...
Forum: Racing 02-21-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
Yes, but you now have Orange insider info. :D ...

Yes, but you now have Orange insider info. :D

Please spill the beans, what will be Sam's role at KTM besides finishing 5th+ ? :D
Forum: Racing 02-21-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
Well BamBam is definitively teasing us. His...

Well BamBam is definitively teasing us. His tweet:

http://distilleryimage8.ak.instagram.com/378a074e9aff11e3a7d40a4cce3aa0e4_8.jpg
Forum: Racing 02-21-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
Looks like a very good carreer move for Sam. ...

Looks like a very good carreer move for Sam.

I am speculating as much as the next man butd on't believe HRC will ditch Barreda. Honda strategy (or lack of it) will prolly continue the same this...
Forum: Racing 02-20-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,664
Posted By Carlos M
Got to watch the copy I ordered. It's not...

Got to watch the copy I ordered.

It's not only about Dakar or Dakar preparation, it's also a road movie and a good human story. Really Great!Thank you very much for putting this together. ...
Forum: Racing 02-20-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 27,400
Posted By Carlos M
Got to watch my copy. It's not only about...

Got to watch my copy.

It's not only about Dakar or Dakar preparation, it's also a road movie and a good human story. Really Great!Thank you very much for putting this together. :clap:clap
Forum: Racing 02-17-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,664
Posted By Carlos M
Mr Mailman just arrived with the copy I ordered....

Mr Mailman just arrived with the copy I ordered. Not bad considering I chose snailmail from the antipodes...

Thank you very much Christophe, I'll leave feedback on your vendor thread as soon as I...
Forum: Racing 02-15-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 78,377
Posted By Carlos M
Thanks for the update. Jewelry it looks indeed!...

Thanks for the update. Jewelry it looks indeed! :thumb

The 450 rule had this funny effect: to have the closest to a "production/marathon/amateur not needing an oil-change everyday" machine one has...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,851
Posted By Carlos M
Assuming it is the original BMW alarm, it will...

Assuming it is the original BMW alarm, it will deactivate by turning ignition on with an authorized key. Also, after 7 days activated, it will deactivate itself if voltage lowers to a value that...
Forum: Racing 01-31-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 478,948
Posted By Carlos M
The Ortema carbon K-Com is custom made to each...

The Ortema carbon K-Com is custom made to each user and it costs 2000 eur each leg.

I don't wonder at that price, after having meniscal surgery I once used some "cheap" EVS's (~350 EUr each) and...
Forum: Racing 01-29-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 762,118
Posted By Carlos M
At a certain point the firehose diverged to women...

At a certain point the firehose diverged to women possibilities at Dakar. Laia Sanz at a post Dakar interview : http://www.marca.com/2014/01/28/motor/dakar/1390906941.html



Q: And now, Do you...
Forum: Racing 01-29-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 762,118
Posted By Carlos M
And people were speculating that he could have...

And people were speculating that he could have just a line fracture or something!! How can you ride Dakar stages with that??????:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1
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