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Forum: Racing 02-16-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By topo
Its fairly well known that the water tanks on the...

Its fairly well known that the water tanks on the RFR will melt if used while empty, ive personaly never heard of an issue that wasn't related to either an empty tank or a buildup of dry vegitation...
Forum: Racing 02-15-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By topo
I'm probably not the best person to answer this,...

I'm probably not the best person to answer this, but after being with Jaybo while setting his bike up and working at Dakar this year i'd reccomend removing the remaining baffle in the muffler. on the...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
Mrs Topo hear as of 3.30pm nz time (11.30pm Argy...

Mrs Topo hear as of 3.30pm nz time (11.30pm Argy time) Ben was having tea with John at Bivy 2. Ben said that John is OK but exhausted.
Forum: Australia 01-05-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
Just checked Dakar website and John is sitting...

Just checked Dakar website and John is sitting somewhere inbetween WP 11 & WP 12. He has been inbetween 123 up to 127 and bac down to 123. So he is doing pretty well considering this is the longest...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
Mrs Topo here again -- If you haven't already...

Mrs Topo here again -- If you haven't already seen they have shortened the the special stage today for the second part of the bikers who are already tired from the long stage.


14:15 Bikes:...
Forum: Australia 01-03-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
Inside Dakar Village

Inside Dakar Village
Forum: Australia 01-03-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
Inside Assistance Documentation

Inside Assistance Documentation
Forum: Australia 01-03-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
Travelling safely I see . . . . . . .

Travelling safely I see . . . . . . .
Forum: Australia 01-03-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
Assistance briefing

Assistance briefing
Forum: Australia 01-03-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
More photos from Topo

Mrs Topo here again, as you can tell the boys have been busy even with the night clubs til goodness knows what hour poor Ben lol! Well not long now and it will be all bikes!!

This first photo is...
Forum: Australia 01-02-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
Bike is in Parc ferme!

Bike is in Parc ferme!
Forum: Australia 01-02-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
From John - My Aurora roadbook loaded up with the...

From John - My Aurora roadbook loaded up with the route to the official start ceremony in Buenos Aires for Dakar 2015!!!
Forum: Australia 01-02-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
From John - My bike in scrutineering getting all...

From John - My bike in scrutineering getting all the "security" seals attached. These are stickers that go over joints on the engine cases and onto some bike chassis parts, (like triple clamps,...
Forum: Australia 01-01-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
Bivy set up at Tecnopolis Park

Bivy set up at Tecnopolis Park
Forum: Australia 01-01-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
John's bike on the ASO truck

John's bike on the ASO truck
Forum: Australia 01-01-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
Service Truck line up

Service Truck line up
Forum: Australia 01-01-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
One a the race vehicles

One a the race vehicles
Forum: Australia 01-01-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
Topo (Ben) working hard, Johns bike is all good...

Topo (Ben) working hard, Johns bike is all good to go but the other bike he is working on needs some work!!
Forum: Australia 01-01-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
Now that is some spare tyres!!!

Now that is some spare tyres!!!
Forum: Australia 01-01-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
Someones Service Truck loaded and ready to go

Someones Service Truck loaded and ready to go
Forum: Australia 01-01-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
New Years in BA and yes they are 975ml bottles of...

New Years in BA and yes they are 975ml bottles of Stella:freaky
Forum: Australia 01-01-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
Itritracker all good to go!

Itritracker all good to go!
Forum: Australia 01-01-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
GPS all wired up and ready to go.

GPS all wired up and ready to go.
Forum: Australia 01-01-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
Flag

Flag
Forum: Australia 01-01-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
Doesn't is look great!!

Doesn't is look great!!
Forum: Australia 01-01-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
Bike getting all stickered up!

Bike getting all stickered up!
Forum: Australia 01-01-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
Cpw

Cpw
Forum: Australia 01-01-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
ASO site at night. Johns bike is all covered ip...

ASO site at night. Johns bike is all covered ip for the night.
Forum: Australia 01-01-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
Photos

ASO site
Forum: Australia 01-01-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
Thumb Mrs Topo here with an update

Hi All,

It's Mrs Topo here, thought I would post some photos so you can see what John and Ben have been up too. They have been having a great time and John has scrutineering and documentation at...
Forum: Australia 12-29-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
Ben's having a shower so I stole his iPad for a...

Ben's having a shower so I stole his iPad for a minute. We've made it to Buenos Aires and both slept well. Off to find some breakfast shortly and then figure out where things are at. Customs were...
Forum: Australia 12-26-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
I'm pretty sure John will be rather busy:deal but...

I'm pretty sure John will be rather busy:deal but I hope to update this thread as thats where most of the fans frequent. I'm sure troy (or others) will move relevant info to the F5irehose as well.
Forum: Australia 11-24-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
[QUOTE=JayBo1;25572179]I stumbled across a photo...

[QUOTE=JayBo1;25572179]I stumbled across a photo of my bike crate in Le Havre in the ASO compound. Now just have to hope it actually got on the boat and this isn't just around the back where all the...
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 51,665
Posted By topo
I was glued to the screen watching Phill and...

I was glued to the screen watching Phill and Bills run on the DR's, Scott's run on the mighty 690rfr has me hitting F5 like its Dakar season:clap
Forum: Australia 08-20-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
Common..... spill the beans:huh Si' Great...

Common..... spill the beans:huh Si'


Great to hear progress is continuing with the bike, how about the pilot?:deal
Forum: Australia 08-08-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 13,332
Posted By topo
Regardless of brand mouses need to be lubed every...

Regardless of brand mouses need to be lubed every day on safari if you want them to be reliable. It takes about ten min per wheel to relube each night if not replacing tires so it's not a major for...
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 38,572
Posted By topo
Nice one BRO1, With the job your doing now...

Nice one BRO1,

With the job your doing now and your history of not wrecking (too badly) means i'm starting to look forward to my 2 week "holiday" in January.

Cher, BRO2
Forum: Racing 12-30-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 253,829
Posted By topo
Try searching for KTM PHDS bar mounts, they're a...

Try searching for KTM PHDS bar mounts, they're a bit heavy but a great bit of kit.
Forum: New Zealand 10-25-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,015
Posted By topo
You know me mate, i'll drive your 78 defender if...

You know me mate, i'll drive your 78 defender if it means going to SA or not:loco

Must be time to start talking about selling a couple of support packages for safari 14 too eh:evil
Forum: New Zealand 10-25-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,015
Posted By topo
This is great news John:clap Srart prepping the...

This is great news John:clap Srart prepping the landy now eh.
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