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Forum: Racing 04-13-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 17,305
Posted By Camelz
Look harder at the broken pipe. 2 brackets are...

Look harder at the broken pipe. 2 brackets are there.
Forum: Racing 04-07-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 17,305
Posted By Camelz
Visibility improving and wind dropping so...

Visibility improving and wind dropping so hopefully all will go well tomorrow.
Forum: Racing 04-07-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 17,305
Posted By Camelz
Update.

Bikes NOT starting. Making their way to bivi now.

:cry:cry:cry

Cars may yet run in 60 mins.
Forum: Racing 04-07-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 17,305
Posted By Camelz
Yep that is right. Dust storm. We all at PC1. ...

Yep that is right. Dust storm. We all at PC1. They will make the call in about 20 mins as to whether the bikes start.
Forum: Africa & Mid East 01-20-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,558
Posted By Camelz
Hi PDL, do you think the same applies to kids...

Hi PDL, do you think the same applies to kids motorbikes, ie shipping to the US?

There is no bike rental in Oman. There are a few for sale at the moment, including a very nice BMW 650 Dakar.
Forum: Racing 01-14-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,191,938
Posted By Camelz
It is awesome! CP2. So only another 472 km...

It is awesome!

CP2. So only another 472 km to go :eek1

As Coma said on spanish TV last night - tire preservation could be a real issue on today's stage.

Unless of course the ghost cars are...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,191,938
Posted By Camelz
From Live feed: Gerard de Rooy's Iveco has...

From Live feed:

Gerard de Rooy's Iveco has been hit by mechanical problems 10 kilometres into today's special. It's been sending a "stop" signal for six minutes now.
Forum: Racing 01-13-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,191,938
Posted By Camelz
Surely all four riders in front of CD will also...

Surely all four riders in front of CD will also change engines today?

Elsewhere in the torrent of speculation that is the firehose, someone said CD had stated he was going to BA on the Orlen...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,967
Posted By Camelz
Not sure if you have seen the interview on...

Not sure if you have seen the interview on Spanish TV with Coma about Caselli:

http://www.rtve.es/alacarta/videos/dakar/rally-dakar-2013-etapa-7-calama-salta-11-01-13/1659910/

It's a great...
Forum: Racing 01-08-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 27,513
Posted By Camelz
Bad news ref Don. Well done Si, sounds like...

Bad news ref Don.

Well done Si, sounds like you have got the right approach, hopefully today will go well.
Forum: Racing 01-07-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,191,938
Posted By Camelz
If he doesn't need the cash this year he'll need...

If he doesn't need the cash this year he'll need it next year, so my vote says give him the lot.
Forum: Racing 01-07-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,191,938
Posted By Camelz
I can't see a Bultaco in the start list today -...

I can't see a Bultaco in the start list today - did I miss something? I know he had dramas, is he out?

:ear
Forum: Racing 01-06-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,191,938
Posted By Camelz
Forum: Racing 04-05-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,769
Posted By Camelz
Was one of your tips - don't go out for a quiet...

Was one of your tips - don't go out for a quiet pint with the boys from Oman before you start?:puke1

:D
Forum: Racing 04-06-2011, 04:07 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,091
Posted By Camelz
I take it all back... 19.41 gap is...

I take it all back...

19.41 gap is impressive indeed, even starting from the back and therefore not having to navigate as much.

I'm looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow at the...
Forum: Racing 04-05-2011, 04:39 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,091
Posted By Camelz
Impressive indeed. But the price? A blown...

Impressive indeed.

But the price? A blown engine today.

It is man and machine - and don't I know it!:cry :D

I also think that consistency is the key, like any sport. For example, so many...
Forum: Racing 04-04-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,091
Posted By Camelz
+ 2 on the heat. By my calculations 18 bikes...

+ 2 on the heat.

By my calculations 18 bikes are out already (inc yesterday), and actually there are a couple more already out the general, as they did not finish yesterday but rode the stage...
Forum: Racing 04-04-2011, 04:11 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,091
Posted By Camelz
Great news was only a glitch for Sunderland and...

Great news was only a glitch for Sunderland and Rodrigues, what a shame about Jaybo.

He doesn't even have the excuse of those naughty Oman boys that he could use last year.:freaky

Brittany...
Forum: Racing 04-04-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,091
Posted By Camelz
Aaaaaaaaaaaargh, Rodrigues showing as not...

Aaaaaaaaaaaargh,

Rodrigues showing as not having hit CP1 yet and his bike looks like he is still at the stage start.

I hope that this is just a glitch and that he has not had the same problem...
Forum: Racing 02-07-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 344,177
Posted By Camelz
Jenny, glad to hear that your healing is going...

Jenny, glad to hear that your healing is going well.

Not sure if this has been asked earlier or covered in a previous post but what suspension were you running for the Dakar?
Forum: Racing 02-07-2011, 05:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,533
Posted By Camelz
What a great cause. I don't doubt that they...

What a great cause.

I don't doubt that they will do very well.
Forum: Racing 10-15-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 20,382
Posted By Camelz
Helder Rodrigues is going too, as main rider for...

Helder Rodrigues is going too, as main rider for the Yamaha France team, if my portuguese is up to scratch.
Forum: Racing 10-04-2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 16,522
Posted By Camelz
Doesn't seem much interest in this race...dunno...

Doesn't seem much interest in this race...dunno why it is supposed to awesome.

Not helped that I can't get the tracker to work, but this message from the official website:

10/04/2010 13:22 -...
Forum: Racing 06-07-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 153,237
Posted By Camelz
I'm positive they include the entry fee because...

I'm positive they include the entry fee because they only want to build bikes for Dakar riders this year. Pretty standard.

It is probably in their interest that the new 450 does well during the...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,058
Posted By Camelz
+1 on the need for ear protection. My top...

+1 on the need for ear protection.

My top tip is that not all foam plugs are the same.

Before you buy the 200 box, try out a whole bunch of different ones and get the softest you can.

Also...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2010, 06:42 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 20,691
Posted By Camelz
I had my biggest off of the rally in the "just...

I had my biggest off of the rally in the "just small" dunes! I hated them. I really, really shouldn't have filled that rear tank.


Now finish the story!
Forum: Racing 05-22-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,219
Posted By Camelz
:ear :ear :ear

:ear :ear :ear
Forum: Racing 05-08-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,255
Posted By Camelz
On Gatorade: did an internship with them, but...

On Gatorade: did an internship with them, but only slightly biased - they do formulate for taste i.e. it is sweeter than it needs to be, on the whole it (and any other non-carbonated) is good stuff,...
Forum: Racing 05-06-2010, 01:33 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,513
Posted By Camelz
Cummo blew his engine yesterday - not a happy...

Cummo blew his engine yesterday - not a happy camper.

Hopefully all well for today and tomorrow
Forum: Racing 05-02-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,513
Posted By Camelz
2 broken wrists. Poor bugger. A really nice, very...

2 broken wrists. Poor bugger. A really nice, very talented bloke. Not deserved.




Me too. But it took them 3 hours to do 180km. apparently the rocky hills were steeper than steep, full of...
Forum: Racing 05-02-2010, 03:03 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,513
Posted By Camelz
It took me ages to find the live tracking page: ...

It took me ages to find the live tracking page:

http://tracking.iritrack.com/e-viewer/TUN10/


and here is the Posi page:
...
Forum: Racing 05-02-2010, 02:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,513
Posted By Camelz
And from the prologue...

<object width="660" height="400"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.pressetv.eu/rallye/swf/video.swf?url=aHR0cDovL3d3dy5wcmVzc2V0di5ldS9yYWxseWUvZGF0YS92aWRlby9XRUJfQ0xJUF9QQVNTQUdFLm1wNA==" />...
Forum: Racing 05-02-2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,513
Posted By Camelz
Some scenes from scrutineering...

<object width="660" height="400"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.pressetv.eu/rallye/swf/video.swf?url=aHR0cDovL3d3dy5wcmVzc2V0di5ldS9yYWxseWUvZGF0YS92aWRlby9XRUJfVkVSSUZfTU9UTy5tcDQ=" />...
Forum: Racing 04-30-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,513
Posted By Camelz
Prolgue today!

And so it begins....

A great lineup, new interesting route...it's gonna be warm down in the south!

heard from Cummo yesterday - his normal exciting build up to a rally, fortunately this time...
Forum: Australia 04-26-2010, 04:46 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 20,691
Posted By Camelz
Thanks mate, I had just managed to supress that...

Thanks mate, I had just managed to supress that memory...:cry
Forum: Australia 04-25-2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 20,691
Posted By Camelz
I sure do appreciate the photos, but if your...

I sure do appreciate the photos, but if your picnic had been some smoked salmon croissants or something maybe I'd have understood it more, but a lukewarm tin of beans and a carton of screech (aka...
Forum: Australia 04-11-2010, 12:50 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 20,691
Posted By Camelz
And last but not least... Cummo helps "milk...

And last but not least...

Cummo helps "milk the snake"

http://richclarke.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/DC201/IMG00091-20100326-0032-snake/833168096_axyzr-M.jpg

Oh how we chuckled....
Forum: Australia 04-10-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 20,691
Posted By Camelz
DC Prep...the real story...

Jaybo takes some time out between those nasty crests...

http://richclarke.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/DC201/IMG00089-20100326-0027-kip/833168032_nXKm8-L.jpg



Those nasty bikers from Oman...
Forum: Racing 04-08-2010, 05:15 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 18,200
Posted By Camelz
bit of cleaning up, it'll be fine.... ...

bit of cleaning up, it'll be fine....

http://richclarke.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/DC2010/case/830984943_YbkN6-L.jpg

...
Forum: Racing 04-08-2010, 05:08 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 18,200
Posted By Camelz
Day 2 :cry ...

Day 2 :cry

http://richclarke.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/DC2010/240514167033676665406226665688/829306188_zsSzX-L.jpg
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