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Forum: Racing 12-17-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 77,938
Posted By SafariBerg
Yeah totally, having spent 2 x Dakar's (2012 &...

Yeah totally, having spent 2 x Dakar's (2012 & 2013) elbow to elbow in the bivy and on the road in liaison watching how both the KTM and HRC (previously Speedbrain) teams operate................HRC...
Forum: Racing 12-16-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 77,938
Posted By SafariBerg
Cyril has done some limited racing in SXS's so...

Cyril has done some limited racing in SXS's so may be somewhat familiar with the handling characteristics, but my prediction is he will put it on its roof..............:deal
Forum: Racing 12-15-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 77,938
Posted By SafariBerg
http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t9/MadCowPhotos...

http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t9/MadCowPhotos/Dakar%202015/B4wxny3CIAAmkC8_zps0d0d268b.jpg (http://s156.photobucket.com/user/MadCowPhotos/media/Dakar%202015/B4wxny3CIAAmkC8_zps0d0d268b.jpg.html)...
Forum: Racing 12-08-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 77,938
Posted By SafariBerg
the Pug still got a shit load of body roll in the...

the Pug still got a shit load of body roll in the corners :huh
Forum: Racing 12-08-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,715
Posted By SafariBerg
Calle you will really struggle to get enough...

Calle you will really struggle to get enough calories in each day compared to what you will burn, you are likely to be burning around 8,500 calories each day :eek1:eek1

Only thing I can say is...
Forum: Racing 11-26-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 77,938
Posted By SafariBerg
the key issue with the altitude is being able to...

the key issue with the altitude is being able to maintain focus and concentration.....go back to 2013 Dakar and poor Thomas Bourgin is a fatal example, but also numerous others that have had...
Forum: Racing 11-23-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 77,938
Posted By SafariBerg
if the general weather is hot like 2014 I fully...

if the general weather is hot like 2014 I fully agree with this prediction,

but if its wet and cooler like 2013, it should be more like the usual attrition rate of around...
Forum: Australia 11-12-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,323
Posted By SafariBerg
its a Polaris

its a Polaris
Forum: Australia 11-12-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,323
Posted By SafariBerg
Register interest now !!

Good interest in the 40' sea container from Perth to Thailand for the Asia Cross Country Rally next year !!

Better hurry and put your name down, its filling up fast.................so far...
Forum: Australia 11-09-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,323
Posted By SafariBerg
yeah he certainly had good things to say about...

yeah he certainly had good things to say about the event, its what pricked my initial interest :thumb
Forum: Australia 11-05-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,323
Posted By SafariBerg
:thumb be a good one for him, he could podium I...

:thumb be a good one for him, he could podium I reckon
Forum: Australia 11-05-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,323
Posted By SafariBerg
http://www.r1japan.net/axcr/report/2014/LEG2/th_IM...

http://www.r1japan.net/axcr/report/2014/LEG2/th_IMG_6533.jpg

http://www.r1japan.net/axcr/report/2014/LEG2/th_MY3_8989.jpg
Forum: Australia 11-05-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,323
Posted By SafariBerg
Most of the moto competitors this year were...

Most of the moto competitors this year were Japanese with a few euros and locals from SE Asia

http://www.r1japan.net/axcr/report/2014/LEG2/002.jpg


oh yeah, they also have grid girls...
Forum: Australia 11-05-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,323
Posted By SafariBerg
From what I have been advised, think Condo 750...

From what I have been advised, think Condo 750 style event but in Thailand, bush tracks, forest tracks, back country rural roads etc

13L - 15L fuel tanks, again Condo 750 style rally lite set up...
Forum: Racing 11-05-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 22,540
Posted By SafariBerg
sounds like the ISDE has had a taste of Dakar...

sounds like the ISDE has had a taste of Dakar fesh fesh :eek1

there was a 30km section of it on day 2 this year that swallowed bikes, cars, trucks everything, seemed bottomless :cry
Forum: Racing 11-05-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,845
Posted By SafariBerg
yeah it looks a lot like the parallel dune...

yeah it looks a lot like the parallel dune systems on the Canning Stock Route here in WA as well............heaps of fun :thumb
Forum: Australia 11-03-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,323
Posted By SafariBerg
The event has been owned by a Japanese company...

The event has been owned by a Japanese company for some time now and managed largely by them with Thai input I believe

All the feedback from those I know who have done it the last few years reckon...
Forum: Australia 11-03-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,323
Posted By SafariBerg
Thumb No 2015 Australian Safari - BUT Thailand AXCR rally instead !!

No 2015 Australian Safari happening, but still looking for a cross-country rally to have a crack at ??

Come and have a go at the Thailand Asia Cross Country Rally instead !!

6 days around...
Forum: Racing 10-23-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,032
Posted By SafariBerg
yes the GPS is also a full...

yes the GPS is also a full trip........................in fact its the best trip to use as it automatically resets to correct cumulative distance at each waypoint you pass......................Annie...
Forum: Australia 10-12-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 24,381
Posted By SafariBerg
yeah it was Paul............................and...

yeah it was Paul............................and really well deserved !!! :clap:clap
Forum: Racing 10-11-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 23,720
Posted By SafariBerg
Alex Dorringer...................also don't under...

Alex Dorringer...................also don't under estimate the influence of long time key mechanics like Roland who spannered to Cyril pretty much the whole time he was at KTM and remains on the...
Forum: Racing 10-01-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 5,568
Views: 665,750
Posted By SafariBerg
+100 to that, Ross your skills were sorely missed...

+100 to that, Ross your skills were sorely missed at Safari this year !!!
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 24,381
Posted By SafariBerg
a little 2nd hand, but fixable ...

a little 2nd hand, but fixable

...
Forum: Racing 09-13-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 57,108
Posted By SafariBerg
UTV's ??

any chance this rally could cater for UTV's in 2015 ???

be real keen to come if it did :ear
Forum: Racing 09-03-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 19,138
Posted By SafariBerg
re entries there is 5 local Polaris and my Arctic...

re entries there is 5 local Polaris and my Arctic Cat and 2 home grown ones from South Africa

Only Polaris (think Honda CRF, they outsell all the other brands combined 100 to 1) and the Arctic...
Forum: Racing 09-03-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 19,138
Posted By SafariBerg
:rofl:rofl ...

:rofl:rofl

http://www.prowlerforums.net/gallery/data/500/Prowler1000XTZ-cartoon.jpg
Forum: Racing 09-03-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 19,138
Posted By SafariBerg
don't hold ones breath..............limited depth...

don't hold ones breath..............limited depth to the moto field this year

however the SXS class.............its the growth zone...............8 entries :clap
Forum: Racing 09-01-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 19,138
Posted By SafariBerg
Actually the Supp Regs state the entry list will...

Actually the Supp Regs state the entry list will be published Friday 5th Sept........section 2.0 page 7 :deal
Forum: Racing 08-28-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 19,138
Posted By SafariBerg
:thumb:rofl:rofl

:thumb:rofl:rofl
Forum: Racing 08-22-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,823
Posted By SafariBerg
no Matt either is what I have been told, still in...

no Matt either is what I have been told, still in recovery mode I believe
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 24,381
Posted By SafariBerg
None as far as I'm aware, there may be private...

None as far as I'm aware, there may be private riders with one but no team, there's not even any formal KTM team this year.
Forum: Australia 07-28-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 24,381
Posted By SafariBerg
The Ford has been bought by local Safari auto...

The Ford has been bought by local Safari auto racer John Purshouse, he did 3rd in 2011 I think it was in a lightly modded Triton, so he knows Safari, done about 4 of them I think.

Sadly neither...
Forum: Australia 07-24-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 24,381
Posted By SafariBerg
Dakar Ford 4x4 to Safari !

Better watch out boys and keep an eye on the RallySafe for this genuine Dakar Ford 4x4 belting past you...................its gunna be FAST :eek1

...
Forum: New Zealand 07-15-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 976
Posted By SafariBerg
yeah am surprised there is not much available, I...

yeah am surprised there is not much available, I thought it was a happening thing over there...............the Hi Country one did seem best but if its no longer then not many options, if...
Forum: Racing 07-11-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 5,568
Views: 665,750
Posted By SafariBerg
Sure to give the new Pug, Mini, Hilux and...

Sure to give the new Pug, Mini, Hilux and Humvee's a run is the latest all USA 4x4 Dakar team to break cover !!!

http://mat.imageg.net/graphics/product_images/pMAT1-18892330enh-z6.jpg

But I...
Forum: New Zealand 07-07-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 976
Posted By SafariBerg
Best South Island trail tours ??

Chasing for some feedback on who does the best trail/enduro bike tours in the South Island ??

Looking to come over for a 5 - 7 day ride in Late Jan / Feb 2015, will need a rental bike

who...
Forum: Racing 07-04-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5,568
Views: 665,750
Posted By SafariBerg
Only 1300kg for the Peugeot is :eek1:eek1:eek1 ...

Only 1300kg for the Peugeot is :eek1:eek1:eek1

even a Polaris SXS/UTV in Dakar trim is 1000kg give or take a bit


the other SXS/UTV analogy is the stance...................tall, narrow, long...
Forum: Racing 06-27-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,252
Posted By SafariBerg
:thumb Safari is still on this year and...

:thumb

Safari is still on this year and promises to be the best in the last decade !!
Forum: Racing 06-26-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,252
Posted By SafariBerg
Because its way too expensive to do that with a...

Because its way too expensive to do that with a team based here in Oz.

You can get a Dakar rental package with a team based in Chile for almost 30% of the cost one with GHR had to charge for...
Forum: Australia 06-25-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 24,381
Posted By SafariBerg
Better watch out Scobes as I believe there is a...

Better watch out Scobes as I believe there is a very big bulls eye on your back a certain little sister will be gunning for !!! :D :clap:clap
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