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Forum: Racing 12-06-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 25,546
Posted By ThatCameraKid
Ha, that's a great question! Ohlins have a...

Ha, that's a great question!

Ohlins have a pretty good support level on Dakar, but more importantly the equipment they offered was far and above what the team could reach for price point wise. The...
Forum: Racing 12-04-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 25,546
Posted By ThatCameraKid
try this. ...

try this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eo8QPlyR3vA
Forum: Racing 12-03-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 25,546
Posted By ThatCameraKid
Well someone beat me to posting that! Sorry...

Well someone beat me to posting that!

Sorry for neglecting the post, the business level has been off the charts helping to prep for this years race!

The riding kit thing, we are thinking of...
Forum: Racing 10-26-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 25,546
Posted By ThatCameraKid
Would y'all be interested in Replica riding...

Would y'all be interested in Replica riding kit..? That is the real question. :ear
Forum: Racing 10-15-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 25,546
Posted By ThatCameraKid
As just mentioned the site is www.simonpavey.com....

As just mentioned the site is www.simonpavey.com.

There are some nice galleries on there, I took all the pics :evil so be gentle! There is some video we are working on too, we hunk it's going to...
Forum: Racing 10-10-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 25,546
Posted By ThatCameraKid
Image Three - All Image Copyright of...

Image Three - All Image Copyright of ©Thatcamerakid (Me!)
Forum: Racing 10-10-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 25,546
Posted By ThatCameraKid
Image 2

Image 2
Forum: Racing 10-10-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 25,546
Posted By ThatCameraKid
The Simon Pavey Dakar 2013 Thread

Once again I am pleased to share that serial Dakar finisher and ex-pat Aussie is returning to the Dakar for the 9th time.

This year he'll be riding for Husqvarna UK and has decided it's a good...
Forum: Europe 05-23-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 578
Posted By ThatCameraKid
Reclaim Our Trails - An Off Road Track Day.

I have stripped this from the BMW Off Road Skills website, but it sounds like it's gonna be pretty good!

"So adventure bikes have taken over the world. They’ve also earned a reputation for being...
Forum: Europe 04-26-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 518
Posted By ThatCameraKid
BMW GS Trophy UK Qualifier!

The third edition of the GS Trophy is coming up this year. For those of you who don't what that is, it's a Camel Trophy esque competition that BMW run for GS owners around the world. Each country has...
Forum: Europe 07-07-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By ThatCameraKid
Or Off Road Skills. Not in Spain but they have an...

Or Off Road Skills. Not in Spain but they have an awesome venue!

www.offroadskills.com
Forum: Racing 03-31-2011, 02:31 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 60,736
Posted By ThatCameraKid
And it's the top guys who are by far the hardest...

And it's the top guys who are by far the hardest on there engines.
Forum: Racing 01-20-2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 60,736
Posted By ThatCameraKid
Very much have done! I am hoping we are going to...

Very much have done! I am hoping we are going to do an interview video talking about the whole race. It might be a few weeks while he pays the bills he missed but it's all good!

He is really...
Forum: Racing 01-18-2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 324,716
Posted By ThatCameraKid
JMO - Si used Brian to get to Dakar when he broke...

JMO - Si used Brian to get to Dakar when he broke his wrist in '03. Four weeks before the start. Man is a genius (Y)
Forum: Racing 01-17-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,837
Posted By ThatCameraKid
The limit still sit's at 50kg for each box. And...

The limit still sit's at 50kg for each box. And they have stopped doing Marathon stages now too. So people with assistance always have their mechanic. You know have to pay for you two boxes on the...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2011, 01:53 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 60,736
Posted By ThatCameraKid
Simon's press release from the last day; You...

Simon's press release from the last day;

You can check out the images from the race here; http://www.simonpavey.com/news/stage-fourteen-15th-january/

Drama continues right to the end for Simon...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,105
Posted By ThatCameraKid
The Enduro Bikes such as Simon Pavey's and Craig...

The Enduro Bikes such as Simon Pavey's and Craig Bounds are very standard.
Gearing is different , suspension is very different and a few sensible people have used oil coolers to gain extra...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2011, 02:19 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 60,736
Posted By ThatCameraKid
Of Course. Spread Simon's word :norton I...

Of Course. Spread Simon's word :norton

I finally spoke to Si last night to get the real story as I have only had a little texts off him. The low down has been somewhat more dramatic than I knew!
...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2011, 03:23 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,837
Posted By ThatCameraKid
When Simon Gets back from Dakar, I will take some...

When Simon Gets back from Dakar, I will take some pictures of his boxes.

He put and entire bike sans the main frame in a third box on The Desert Rose 4x4. Then he had a tent, oil filter for...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2011, 03:17 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 60,736
Posted By ThatCameraKid
I barely spoke to the beardy old fella but here...

I barely spoke to the beardy old fella but here is his press release.


Stage 10 was another tiring, long Dakar stage that saw riders re-crossing the Andes in freezing temperatures as the race...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2011, 03:04 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 60,736
Posted By ThatCameraKid
It's a shame about the engine for us here in Camp...

It's a shame about the engine for us here in Camp Pavey.

And I think it should be sticky> :clap
Forum: Racing 01-12-2011, 02:31 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 60,736
Posted By ThatCameraKid
Unfortunately Simon Blew his engine up between WP...

Unfortunately Simon Blew his engine up between WP 4 and WP 5. It's a little disappointing following the whole Marathon class debacle too. I only spoke to him for thirty seconds or so, so I dont have...
Forum: Racing 01-11-2011, 03:47 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 60,736
Posted By ThatCameraKid
Simon isn't actually english. Does that make him...

Simon isn't actually english. Does that make him exempt?

Also todays lovely press release!


Simon Pavey – Dakar ’11 Day 9 - Stage 8

Stage – 60th
Overall – 59th
Forum: Racing 01-10-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 60,736
Posted By ThatCameraKid
Oh well! Thats part of it I suppose. He is...

Oh well! Thats part of it I suppose. He is looking good in the Malles Moto class though!
Forum: Racing 01-10-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 60,736
Posted By ThatCameraKid
Unfortunately Euro Homologation has nothing to do...

Unfortunately Euro Homologation has nothing to do with the FIM. Strange that the KTM Rally specials are homologated as 'production' bikes though.
Forum: Racing 01-10-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 60,736
Posted By ThatCameraKid
The Daily release people! I have a video of Mr...

The Daily release people! I have a video of Mr Pavey that I will vimeo now.



Bureaucracy mares another good result on what turns out to be another long and tiring Dakar stage.

After making...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 60,736
Posted By ThatCameraKid
Si's first Dakar in '98 (Considered on of the...

Si's first Dakar in '98 (Considered on of the hardest ever, when only 60 or so riders finished) was done without ANYTHING. No spares carried or wheels other than what your allowed by the organisers!...
Forum: Racing 01-08-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 60,736
Posted By ThatCameraKid
I didn't get a chance to record our convo for...

I didn't get a chance to record our convo for transcript so this is the press release!


Stage seven was expected to be a difficult stage, with the organisers giving competitors until 6pm the...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,877
Posted By ThatCameraKid
Thats really bad news. Get well soon Craig.

Thats really bad news. Get well soon Craig.
Forum: Racing 01-07-2011, 04:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By ThatCameraKid
Si Pavey went up just one tooth on the front...

Si Pavey went up just one tooth on the front sprocket on his bike to a 15 tooth. But you need to be careful as a 450 won't pull gearing to high. It'll just result in burnt out clutches, especially in...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2011, 03:59 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 60,736
Posted By ThatCameraKid
Spoke to Si again last night. His words of...

Spoke to Si again last night.

His words of wisdom went something like this:


I have been having a little issue with fuel flow into the main of my three fuel tanks. When the bike is under load...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 60,736
Posted By ThatCameraKid
[quote]hey could have re-designed a replacement...

[quote]hey could have re-designed a replacement main tank to hold 3-4 gallons and occuppied un-used space between the shock and rear of the engine. [quote]

It's not a bad idea. On dakar people...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 324,716
Posted By ThatCameraKid
Unfortunately it has been confirmed by the...

Unfortunately it has been confirmed by the Website:

http://www.dakar.com/dakar/2011/us/withdrawals/bikes-page-1.html
Forum: Racing 01-05-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 60,736
Posted By ThatCameraKid
[Quote] If he's using that Safari Aux rear tank I...

[Quote] If he's using that Safari Aux rear tank I doubt the subframe will hold up that long. They usually do great products and a lot of R&D, however the subframe on the BMW G450X is only capable of...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 324,716
Posted By ThatCameraKid
I can't confirm this but I have heard she may be...

I can't confirm this but I have heard she may be out with a broken leg. Fingers cross this isn't true!
Forum: Racing 01-05-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 60,736
Posted By ThatCameraKid
Just spoke to Si - He is really good. Enjoyed...

Just spoke to Si - He is really good. Enjoyed both of the last two days loads. The subframe thing looks like it was just a freak unlucky thing.

I'll put the transcript up later and pics up. They...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 60,736
Posted By ThatCameraKid
http://www.simonpavey.com/news/stage-four-4th-janu...

http://www.simonpavey.com/news/stage-four-4th-january/
Forum: Racing 01-05-2011, 02:39 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 60,736
Posted By ThatCameraKid
Yeah I spoke to Si on the phone for 45 seconds....

Yeah I spoke to Si on the phone for 45 seconds. It had many swear words about a broken sub-frame, how he needed to eat and had to go!

He had a spare with him so hopefully he was able to swap it.
...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 963,521
Posted By ThatCameraKid
An Miss Sanz is an INCREDIBLE rider. She'll fly...

An Miss Sanz is an INCREDIBLE rider. She'll fly when it gets technical, especially with Mr Arccarons guiding the way.
Forum: Racing 01-04-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 32,157
Posted By ThatCameraKid
Well Said. It would appear our beloved...

Well Said.

It would appear our beloved 'Racer' has gone missing. He never made it to waypoint one according to the webshite.
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