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Forum: Racing Yesterday, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6,410
Views: 828,580
Posted By Carlos M
WOW! Big news :eek That Lavigne guy had a...

WOW! Big news :eek

That Lavigne guy had a cunning plan indeed :)

Very glad to see Coma retire from racing in top form, I guess his family will sleep more peacefully next January. Being so...
Forum: Racing 06-29-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6,410
Views: 828,580
Posted By Carlos M
You know what Pavlovian conditioning is? I am at...

You know what Pavlovian conditioning is? I am at the airport, glanced a TV, get this and become all excited waiting for good stuff to show next!! :) Damn Eurosport!
...
Forum: The Garage 06-21-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,732
Posted By Carlos M
Repairing standard rubber tubes is easy and it...

Repairing standard rubber tubes is easy and it even forgives some bad technique and low quality chinese patches.

As Bill pointed, the big problem is with the reinforced heavy duty butyl tubes. I...
Forum: Racing 06-14-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,257
Posted By Carlos M
Hummm ... I wouldn't say strange results are the...

Hummm ... I wouldn't say strange results are the norm. Of the last 11 editions Coma won 6, Despres 2. Only Viladoms, Botturi and now Walkner managed to break their hegemony.

And the Sardegna race...
Forum: Racing 06-14-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,257
Posted By Carlos M
Got it :thumb I kind of saw some friendly...

Got it :thumb

I kind of saw some friendly rivalry among Price and Walkner as star rookies at last Dakar and think maybe Walkner is now in advantage. It doesn't hurt that he is a bit closer than...
Forum: Racing 06-12-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,257
Posted By Carlos M
Well done Ned! :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap PS:...

Well done Ned! :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap

PS: Walkner's progression is awesome. Winning the most complicated (navigation wise) rally in the calendar must feel like a very good omen for someone...
Forum: Racing 06-07-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,257
Posted By Carlos M
Nice to read you Nate!! :thumb

Nice to read you Nate!! :thumb
Forum: Racing 06-06-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,257
Posted By Carlos M
That's better Ned! :thumb Checa 26th. Looks...

That's better Ned! :thumb

Checa 26th. Looks like he can handle a dirt bike :clap
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-05-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,727
Posted By Carlos M
Our last resort is now: ...

Our last resort is now: maps.google.com/maps/myplaces

Sign the petition:
https://www.change.org/p/tell-google-bring-back-classic-google-maps
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By Carlos M
After the bearing failing, the slave cyl will...

After the bearing failing, the slave cyl will leak and contaminate the clutch plates. Take good care of the slave cylinder assembly and you'll avoid having to part the bike in two to replace the...
Forum: Racing 05-25-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 203,055
Posted By Carlos M
Thanks for keep it running :thumb Small...

Thanks for keep it running :thumb

Small donation sent.
Forum: Racing 05-06-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,225
Posted By Carlos M
Thanks for the link :thumb though I have some...

Thanks for the link :thumb though I have some hard work to do today, it is awesome to get to see (and dream) a rally through the lenses of Alessio Corradini.

:beer I'll raise a glass tonight for...
Forum: Racing 04-25-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,257
Posted By Carlos M
Great news Ned! You started to describe the...

Great news Ned!

You started to describe the possible bikes and we knew already what your choice would be :)

Sardignia has amazing landscape, you're going to love the place. :thumb

Thanks...
Forum: Racing 04-15-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6,410
Views: 828,580
Posted By Carlos M
Really great interview! Thanks for the link!...

Really great interview! Thanks for the link! :thumb
Forum: Racing 04-13-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6,410
Views: 828,580
Posted By Carlos M
Not surprised to see Helder leave and I hope...

Not surprised to see Helder leave and I hope he'll feel more relaxed back on an Yamaha than he looked on the Honda. IMHO, funny to see Yamaha France finally take an interest on him... he did great...
Forum: Racing 04-02-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 18,143
Posted By Carlos M
:clap :clap From the footage we've seen from this...

:clap :clap From the footage we've seen from this year's Dakar he has a very nice riding style, looked to me almost as effortless and "formally correct" as Coma's!
Forum: Racing 04-01-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 18,143
Posted By Carlos M
I've been really busy, following from a distance...

I've been really busy, following from a distance but will step in just to say:

IGGS - ouch! Take your time and heal well. Your approach to this was really nice and you took us with you along the...
Forum: Racing 03-26-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2,471
Views: 542,672
Posted By Carlos M
SaltWaterProof electrical connectors? Nonstick...

SaltWaterProof electrical connectors? Nonstick coated radiators? :D
Forum: Racing 03-26-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 18,143
Posted By Carlos M
amurican dude, australian dude, indian dude......

amurican dude, australian dude, indian dude... who cares :D

This russian chick is racing!
...
Forum: Racing 03-13-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,471
Views: 542,672
Posted By Carlos M
I would keep an eye for fatigue cracks on the...

I would keep an eye for fatigue cracks on the welds of the bar holding the rod onto which you're mounting the Touratech roadbook. As you say, the holder is heavy and by holding the rod centrally...
Forum: Racing 03-11-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6,410
Views: 828,580
Posted By Carlos M
:nod :nod :nod

:nod :nod :nod
Forum: Racing 03-09-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 6,410
Views: 828,580
Posted By Carlos M
Looks like they're trying to "fix" the 2 minute...

Looks like they're trying to "fix" the 2 minute cat and mouse game but they're not that brilliant. Wonder if Dakar will follow??
Forum: EMEA 03-02-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,055
Posted By Carlos M
Thanks for recommending us :thumb. We do have a...

Thanks for recommending us :thumb. We do have a vendor thread here (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26269291#post26269291). Feel free to post your questions there!

Thanks.
Forum: Vendors 03-02-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,086
Posted By Carlos M
What's new

Well, our attention to this thread is in line with our toned-down marketing :D, sorry for that, we've been busy!

A lot of stuff happened meanwhile... here's a condensed update.

Motoxplorers has...
Forum: Racing 02-25-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,157
Posted By Carlos M
Well, it's the longest live circuit in the bike,...

Well, it's the longest live circuit in the bike, it feeds the injector, the ECU, the ignition coil, lambda probe, the dash... It would be hard to troubleshoot in the field, I really hope it's not...
Forum: Racing 02-08-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 932,759
Posted By Carlos M
Some inmate from Barcelona (Vander ?) chimed in...

Some inmate from Barcelona (Vander ?) chimed in with the fact. Not much going on at the moment, Dakar wise, is it? :D
Forum: Racing 02-07-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 932,759
Posted By Carlos M
Been answered a few thousand of posts back :D....

Been answered a few thousand of posts back :D. It's a literal translation of the Spanish expression "gas a la burra" which means something like "pedal to the metal". Coma uses the literal translation...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 20,760
Posted By Carlos M
Thanks for the info Myway.

Thanks for the info Myway.
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 35,043
Posted By Carlos M
Absolutely. This aspect (early cut-out times) is...

Absolutely. This aspect (early cut-out times) is just another obstacle in getting to the finish but a necessity if the ASO is dealing with 3000+ mt elevation and 50ēC of daily amplitudes.


...
Forum: Racing 01-31-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 35,043
Posted By Carlos M
Thanks for replying. I re-read and understood...

Thanks for replying. I re-read and understood now. Andres Berglund reached ASS at 14:59. You spent 2 hours to change the pump and if it would took you another 2 hours to direct feed it with 12V you...
Forum: Racing 01-30-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 35,043
Posted By Carlos M
:bow :bow :bow :clap:clap:clap Thanks...

:bow :bow :bow

:clap:clap:clap

Thanks for the report and congrats on the attitude. You will finish it.

Just a couple of questions: after the doctors informed you were out, the bike...
Forum: Racing 01-30-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 932,759
Posted By Carlos M
Nice find! Thanks. :thumb

Nice find! Thanks. :thumb
Forum: Racing 01-30-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 20,760
Posted By Carlos M
Thanks for taking us along and sharing your...

Thanks for taking us along and sharing your experience with us :clap:clap:clap

You know what was the cause of Van Bergeijk abandon? Kind of an idol, he managed to finish with an old XT500 in...
Forum: Racing 01-30-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 35,043
Posted By Carlos M
Thank you very much for the reply Carl :thumb ...

Thank you very much for the reply Carl :thumb

Looking forward for the full report when you get to share it!
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 01-25-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,564
Posted By Carlos M
Hello, I am trying to find a way to count...

Hello,

I am trying to find a way to count the turns (curves?) on a track file, asked on this thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1037693) and someone pointed me here. I could...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 01-25-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,753
Posted By Carlos M
Hi, Thanks for your replies. I've been...

Hi,

Thanks for your replies. I've been playing with the subject myself. I use Ozi Explorer that allows me to export the track with headings and distances in any coordinate form to csv. I then...
Forum: Racing 01-22-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6,410
Views: 828,580
Posted By Carlos M
I guess I'm becoming older than TooOld's. I...

I guess I'm becoming older than TooOld's. I admit I am fascinated by the primordial times of most motorsports. They're usually much more sofisticated than we sometimes think but there was a lot more...
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 21,717
Posted By Carlos M
When it gets hysteric anti-ASO here, I wish I was...

When it gets hysteric anti-ASO here, I wish I was with the very savvy, can you share links :D?



Surely. I know that a lot of action following and first hand info goes around on Portuguese...
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 21,717
Posted By Carlos M
Myway's wish from last year was fulfilled in 2015...

Myway's wish from last year was fulfilled in 2015 with Mischa's new graphic gizmo :clap

Next year:



- Cliff Notes: many thanks to all who have been doing these along the years. It's a...
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 6,410
Views: 828,580
Posted By Carlos M
That's a mild way to put it :D

That's a mild way to put it :D
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