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Forum: Racing 01-07-2014, 04:38 AM
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Posted By silentwolf
Damn work getting in the way again. :bluduh See...

Damn work getting in the way again. :bluduh See you all when it's over... the stage that is.
Forum: Racing 01-07-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 838,590
Posted By silentwolf
I know in Race to Dakar (Boorman) there was a...

I know in Race to Dakar (Boorman) there was a scene in which they discussed that tyre were flown in with all the malle moto boxes - if the crew recalled putting them on the plane in their case :huh. ...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2014, 09:34 PM
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Views: 838,590
Posted By silentwolf
Thanks for the full update! Good to see Peter...

Thanks for the full update! Good to see Peter safe - Look forward to the next ride Pedro! :thumb



I'll be sure to ask my friends from the U.P. to spill a whole bear, might get a rug out of...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2014, 07:26 PM
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Views: 838,590
Posted By silentwolf
Nothing wrong with a civilized party :freaky ...

Nothing wrong with a civilized party :freaky

and there is no argument based on this video:




They've gone all out - better than some of the hyped up stuff I've seen broadcast for events...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 838,590
Posted By silentwolf
Hmmm - not having been... Does it seem like this...

Hmmm - not having been... Does it seem like this is the family/civilized version of Baja? Or do they just drink less because even the fans have to make it for two weeks? :evil
Forum: Racing 01-06-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 838,590
Posted By silentwolf
<table cellpadding="4" cellspacing="0" border="0"...

<table cellpadding="4" cellspacing="0" border="0" width="100%"> <tbody><tr> <td class="alt2" style="border:1px inset"> Originally Posted by XSpearsX...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,145
Posted By silentwolf
Ditto. Can't believe it. A few people have...

Ditto. Can't believe it. A few people have mentioned that they missed Brodo but there was no explanation why. :cry

I've read many of his posts and he will be geniunely missed by all that knew him...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2014, 04:17 PM
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Views: 838,590
Posted By silentwolf
One more..

Has anyone else seen anything else about Yamaha Team Bolivia? They had the big press conference about having a rider on a current WR450, a Toyota truck and a Hino (support or race?) truck.

But...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 838,590
Posted By silentwolf
Just had to add this: Toyota to race biodiesel...

Just had to add this:
Toyota to race biodiesel SUV in 2014 Dakar Rally

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/12/12/business/toyota-to-race-biodiesel-suv-in-2014-dakar-rally/#.UssyTet8yUd

...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 838,590
Posted By silentwolf
My rule of thumb for the last few years is 10...

My rule of thumb for the last few years is 10 minutes at rest day. With all the chaos that could happen, anyone within 20-30 minutes of the lead could still be a contender but it's highly unlikely....
Forum: Racing 01-06-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12,229
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Posted By silentwolf
Foodie.

My gawd, he's a foodie. Posting the food up to some cuisine site..! :rofl

Either that or he's sending up to HRC for deveoping next year's breakfast... :lol3
Forum: Racing 01-06-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 838,590
Posted By silentwolf
I'm not too surprised at Reeves and Grabbhams'...

I'm not too surprised at Reeves and Grabbhams' performance. I would think that the curent terrain would be more suited to what they have done in Africa and Australia. It's been said before - the...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2014, 03:20 PM
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Views: 838,590
Posted By silentwolf
Only when he arrives in the ASS..:rofl

Only when he arrives in the ASS..:rofl
Forum: Racing 01-06-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 838,590
Posted By silentwolf
I won't swear to this, but I think somewhere I...

I won't swear to this, but I think somewhere I read that CDP and Metge are 'official' team yamaha france, while Pain and Verhoeven are 'supported riders from a second truck. Don't know if it's a real...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 838,590
Posted By silentwolf
only 6 1/2 hours...

The F5irehose never sleeps... nor does it give a wakeup call, but it can keep you up all night....

First the Bivouac, then the the pre event, finally firehose -we might as well be competitors....
Forum: Racing 01-03-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 175,476
Posted By silentwolf
I think that's the first photo I've ever seen of...

I think that's the first photo I've ever seen of him out of kit or some other sort of 'official' (sponsored) gear.

He's got the relaxed 'Retirement' look... Next the Panama hat and sandals! :rofl...
Forum: Racing 01-03-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 175,476
Posted By silentwolf
'I'm sure the team said to meet them here before...

'I'm sure the team said to meet them here before we went to check our odds at the Casino..?' :D


'The CRF 450 Rally is the jewel that Joan Barreda will bring to light, the Spanish bet in the...
Forum: Racing 01-03-2014, 12:16 PM
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Views: 175,476
Posted By silentwolf
Nice setup! :thumb I'll PM about some details... ...

Nice setup! :thumb I'll PM about some details...

PhD student hours - This is research time isn't it? :D
Forum: Racing 01-03-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 175,476
Posted By silentwolf
ADV stickers

By the by...

Where are the official ADV stickers? I know cafe press has a bunch, and I thought you could get them through fat-tees, but I don't see any there... Or is it just generic now? :scratch
Forum: Racing 01-03-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 175,476
Posted By silentwolf
A little extra noise from DirtRider Mag: ...

A little extra noise from DirtRider Mag:

Mark Kariya takes a look at Yamaha’s one-off YZ450F Rally bike.

This isn’t your average Yamaha YZ450F. Yamaha Motor France has created what it feels is...
Forum: Racing 01-03-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 175,476
Posted By silentwolf
There's new terrain to be explored, new equipment...

There's new terrain to be explored, new equipment and new riders - all right here. I didn't think we got to pre-run like Baja. Penalty? :huh

I can't believe the official thread hasn't started yet...
Forum: Racing 01-02-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 175,476
Posted By silentwolf
Sigh... Now that I've caught up: Could we...

Sigh... Now that I've caught up:

Could we PLEASE start the F5-kin F5rehose thread already! I don't think I'm going to make it through scrutineering at this rate! :D

(are there going to be...
Forum: Racing 12-27-2013, 12:03 PM
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Views: 642,518
Posted By silentwolf
err? :scratch Last minute entries?

err? :scratch Last minute entries?
Forum: Racing 12-26-2013, 11:36 AM
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Views: 175,476
Posted By silentwolf
Via Dirtrider.com: "You can’t mention Baja...

Via Dirtrider.com:

"You can’t mention Baja without acknowledging Honda’s presence there and speaking of Honda, remember the photos of the factory CRF450 Rally that Team HRC raced to wins in the...
Forum: Racing 12-25-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 175,476
Posted By silentwolf
Happy Holidays! :wave Merry Christmas! ...

Happy Holidays! :wave

Merry Christmas!

Linksmų Kalėdų

Buon Natale

Feliz Navidad!
Forum: Racing 12-23-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 175,476
Posted By silentwolf
Ok... Gotta know. Protetive covering for...

Ok... Gotta know.

Protetive covering for shipment?
Mock up for new parts?
Wrong Photo?

Or the latest modifications for cheap and infinitely available replacement parts on the side of the...
Forum: Racing 12-23-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 175,476
Posted By silentwolf
I believe De Le Paz was on a Boano build. Boano...

I believe De Le Paz was on a Boano build. Boano as far as I can tell is akin to Yamaha France - they are the custom race builders for Factory Beta. So as close to factory as it gets... I do recall...
Forum: Racing 12-23-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 175,476
Posted By silentwolf
I wouldn't argue this at all. I'm not racing in...

I wouldn't argue this at all. I'm not racing in rocks or at alien speeds, but I personally have two sets of tires that still have nubs after a year of on/off use. Short of durometers and serious...
Forum: Racing 12-23-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 175,476
Posted By silentwolf
Mein Gott! Python, Spies, and more nicknames...

Mein Gott!

Python, Spies, and more nicknames than you can shake a stick at...

Gone for three days and the thread is looking suspiciously like the real f5ing thing... :huh

Great photos, of...
Forum: Racing 12-20-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5,538
Views: 642,518
Posted By silentwolf
Posting here as well: Has anyone got/made...

Posting here as well:


Has anyone got/made a comprehensive list of all the inmates or deserving privateers we should be paying (supporting with cash!) attention to? I have a small hole burning...
Forum: Racing 12-20-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 175,476
Posted By silentwolf
Great stuff. I haven't seen anything from Adam in...

Great stuff. I haven't seen anything from Adam in a while (rider, motology producer). He's got some really interesting videos and a couple of great series/movies.

Has anyone got/made a...
Forum: Racing 12-15-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5,538
Views: 642,518
Posted By silentwolf
Lads and Ladies, I would suggest using...

Lads and Ladies, I would suggest using (downloading if you don't have) the firefox browser and installing the add-on 'flashgot.' I've been using it for several years now and it works great. My...
Forum: Racing 12-13-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5,538
Views: 642,518
Posted By silentwolf
See, now we're taking it all out of context......

See, now we're taking it all out of context... It's +1 on the pants! There's absolutely nothing wrong with alien yoga practitioners and instructors (:eyes) but there needs to be consideration for the...
Forum: Racing 12-12-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5,538
Views: 642,518
Posted By silentwolf
Well said all... :clap I only hope that once...

Well said all... :clap

I only hope that once I attempt Dakar in a few years that the rules and playing field haven't gotten so out of hand that we're forced into some sort of production rule. I'd...
Forum: Racing 12-11-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 175,476
Posted By silentwolf
I agree, I would rather see blue - or at least...

I agree, I would rather see blue - or at least see the colors reversed like the old white and red Yamaha tenere:

http://www.motokando.com/img/xtz750p.jpg

[edit - more apprpriate example pic]
...
Forum: Racing 12-11-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 175,476
Posted By silentwolf
Wow, Yamaha? Looks like someone had fun in...

Wow, Yamaha? Looks like someone had fun in fabrication... Almost looks like someone squashed an R1 fairing on the front. 'no sir, we are not the factory - we are don't need no clear plastic!' Any...
Forum: Racing 12-07-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5,538
Views: 642,518
Posted By silentwolf
20 min. penalty to beechum for thinking that troy...

20 min. penalty to beechum for thinking that troy safari was serious... :rolleyes

At this rate the race will be won on attrition... :wink:
Forum: Racing 12-06-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5,538
Views: 642,518
Posted By silentwolf
I forgot about that initial opening line:...

I forgot about that initial opening line: 'hangout for Rallye Tragics'

I think we might need a Bivouac t-shirt... :clap
Forum: Racing 12-06-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5,538
Views: 642,518
Posted By silentwolf
True enough Troy, There's a ton o' F5/Dakar out...

True enough Troy, There's a ton o' F5/Dakar out there.:1drink:thumb

But I think the way things are running, we'll need to to have a yearly Bivouac thread as well... :dg
Forum: Racing 12-06-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 175,476
Posted By silentwolf
I kinda like it. If you're a sponsor or other...

I kinda like it. If you're a sponsor or other wise and you want to get noticed, you're gonna get noticed with that... :eyes Also as a package - with rider on bike it looks much better than the bike...
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