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Forum: Racing Yesterday, 05:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,377
Posted By wilkinsonk
That's some beautiful work you've done. Have you...

That's some beautiful work you've done. Have you posted this on the KTM RR owners Facebook? I'm sure you'd get lots of interest/business.
Forum: Racing 05-22-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6,235
Views: 790,840
Posted By wilkinsonk
Doesn't it stand to reason that there was a...

Doesn't it stand to reason that there was a danger marker for that section and that lead to the camera crews being there? Guys are coming in hot through the zone and mis-read the road book? Don't...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17,094
Views: 10,888,255
Posted By wilkinsonk
Not stock, sure. But a kit could have been added...

Not stock, sure. But a kit could have been added for about $450 or so. All of the hip kids want the cool factor of the kicker, that is until a backfire sends it screaming back to bite them.

...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-04-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 17,094
Views: 10,888,255
Posted By wilkinsonk
That's Charlize Theron

That's Charlize Theron
Forum: Regional forums 05-02-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 981
Views: 147,928
Posted By wilkinsonk
Forget about circling Oahu, get a 2-stroke and go...

Forget about circling Oahu, get a 2-stroke and go to Kahuku.
Forum: Racing 04-23-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6,235
Views: 790,840
Posted By wilkinsonk
It does say that the last stage is at the...

It does say that the last stage is at the discretion of the organizers...but then says that it's not possible for riders to select start order. Somewhat contradictory and open to interpretation. I...
Forum: Racing 04-22-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2,441
Views: 522,654
Posted By wilkinsonk
You sirs, have a great idea!!!

You sirs, have a great idea!!!
Forum: Racing 04-21-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 8,065
Posted By wilkinsonk
Seems that Paulo was not alone in his dislike for...

Seems that Paulo was not alone in his dislike for the new changes to start positions. From Joan today:

"I’m not so happy with the race strategy. The new rule makes it impossible to control the...
Forum: Racing 04-19-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 8,065
Posted By wilkinsonk
It's a special oversize lid so that you can tuck...

It's a special oversize lid so that you can tuck in your ears and all. I don't think it will take a bend (an you'll lose you MX Flatbiller Membership). Plus with a big ass brim like that, you get...
Forum: Racing 04-17-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 6,235
Views: 790,840
Posted By wilkinsonk
Maybe he's standing in front to hide the...

Maybe he's standing in front to hide the improvements on the rear tank/subframe?
Forum: Racing 04-14-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6,235
Views: 790,840
Posted By wilkinsonk
24 April, when they've got nobody on the podium...

24 April, when they've got nobody on the podium at Sealine. The beginning of the end, although an argument could be made that their end started at the beginning.
Forum: Racing 04-14-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6,235
Views: 790,840
Posted By wilkinsonk
IIRC, the "WRF" that Pain, Merge, and Boturri...

IIRC, the "WRF" that Pain, Merge, and Boturri rode in Dakar was actually a YZ motor labeled as WRF.
Forum: Racing 04-13-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6,235
Views: 790,840
Posted By wilkinsonk
You have to look at it as the old Speed Brain...

You have to look at it as the old Speed Brain team taking over fully. That's the only way for this to make sense.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 286,255
Posted By wilkinsonk
http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/yamaha/toolbox...

http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/yamaha/toolbox-yamaha-450-wrf-toolbox-toolholder

This plastic-moulded toolbox,with lid and rubber strap to secure,is supplied with a laser-cut stainless-steel...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17,094
Views: 10,888,255
Posted By wilkinsonk
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-kGp5ws8xaYg/VPg6l8bXAgI/...

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-kGp5ws8xaYg/VPg6l8bXAgI/AAAAAAABU9k/EqG4nozWQLs/s1600/Early%2BWomen%2BMotorcycle%2BStunters%2B(5).jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 286,255
Posted By wilkinsonk
Send me a PM with your email and I'll send you...

Send me a PM with your email and I'll send you the diagram from the manual.

- Ken
Forum: Racing 03-23-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6,235
Views: 790,840
Posted By wilkinsonk
Perhaps a new strategy to get these two fast...

Perhaps a new strategy to get these two fast young guys some rally leadership experience in a "less threatening" environment?
Forum: Racing 02-07-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 904,709
Posted By wilkinsonk
Okay, but we were never conclusive?

Okay, but we were never conclusive?
Forum: Racing 02-06-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 904,709
Posted By wilkinsonk
Been asked previously and the consensus was that...

Been asked previously and the consensus was that nobody is sure.
Forum: Racing 01-30-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,616
Posted By wilkinsonk
One thing I noticed was that the time of day...

One thing I noticed was that the time of day played a big part in reading the dunes effectively. Mid day when the sun was straight overhead made everything flatten out and lose depth. This made...
Forum: Racing 01-29-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2,441
Views: 522,654
Posted By wilkinsonk
On the RMS page they say the F2R comes with a 1.5...

On the RMS page they say the F2R comes with a 1.5 amp.

As for the ICO, the current manual didn't list an inline fuse, just says:
"Hook the RED wire to the battery's plus side and the BLACK wire...
Forum: Racing 01-29-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 904,709
Posted By wilkinsonk
You can even get your position ready for next...

You can even get your position ready for next year's Dakar!

http://static.mijnwebwinkel.nl/winkel/timcoronel/full32887708.jpg
Forum: Trials 01-25-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,214
Posted By wilkinsonk
I use a Nightrider light sometimes, but was...

I use a Nightrider light sometimes, but was toying with the idea of running a Rigid Industries LED off the bike power (I had already had the light). That way the Nightrider would be on the helmet...
Forum: Racing 01-24-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6,235
Views: 790,840
Posted By wilkinsonk
So if I read that correctly, KTM is feeling a...

So if I read that correctly, KTM is feeling a little pressure from HRC and this may have impacted on the decision to run KTM and Huskie next teams year? :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 286,255
Posted By wilkinsonk
Not sure about the new FI WR450s, but the wheels...

Not sure about the new FI WR450s, but the wheels from the steel frame bikes fit the 07-11 aluminum frame ones. The rotors are different (round versus wave) but otherwise the hubs and rims are the...
Forum: Racing 01-23-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 904,709
Posted By wilkinsonk
That's Helder and Barreda waiting on Goncalves....

That's Helder and Barreda waiting on Goncalves. First one by is Price, then Gonk. Remember, last stage was reverse starting order.
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6,235
Views: 790,840
Posted By wilkinsonk
I have a feeling that they may have been able to...

I have a feeling that they may have been able to look far enough ahead (as it seems like a slight decent) so as to recognize the short cuts that they ended up taking. Just a guess.
Forum: Racing 01-16-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 904,709
Posted By wilkinsonk
Troy, Sincere thanks for the lesson. I'll...

Troy,

Sincere thanks for the lesson. I'll have to admit I'm only an enthusiast when it comes to cars, so I didn't notice the nuances that you mentioned. When I'm on a tight trail and the trees...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 904,709
Posted By wilkinsonk
Quote: Originally Posted by Luna Negra View...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Luna Negra View Post
I bet he regrets saying that the Dakar was too easy for him. Too bad, but he came off as being a little arrogant for his first year. One to watch...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 904,709
Posted By wilkinsonk
In all fairness, the crash that Coma had (caught...

In all fairness, the crash that Coma had (caught on the iPhone or something) could just as easily snapped his bar. Sometimes you get lucky. In this case, luck was not on JBB's side. I think that...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 904,709
Posted By wilkinsonk
Ned, did you by chance just let a cat out of the...

Ned, did you by chance just let a cat out of the bag?
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 904,709
Posted By wilkinsonk
In the blink of an eye, boom. JC: "You okay...

In the blink of an eye, boom.

JC: "You okay bud?
RG: "Yah, I'm okay and the car's okay too"

And I'm guessing they were back on the road driving just as fast shortly after. Have to love it...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 904,709
Posted By wilkinsonk
ToKo, Those videos will most likely end up...

ToKo,

Those videos will most likely end up in the Dakar build-up thread next year. They're certainly thorough. Thanks for putting in the effort.

- Ken
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 904,709
Posted By wilkinsonk
HRC will get a lot more exposure from Laia...

HRC will get a lot more exposure from Laia placing 8th than from JIE placing anywhere out of the top 3. She has a huge presence in Spain and is well known in Europe for her victories in Trials and...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 904,709
Posted By wilkinsonk
Verhoeven and Pain Revel in the Beauty of Ruta 40...

Verhoeven and Pain Revel in the Beauty of Ruta 40

Yamaha Netherlands Verhoeven Team’s Frans Verhoeven and Yamaha Factory Racing Rally Team Yamalube’s Olivier Pain once again gave it their all...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 904,709
Posted By wilkinsonk
Initial finish order was different, but penalties...

Initial finish order was different, but penalties (engine change) having now been applied...the ranking for the day have changed.
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 904,709
Posted By wilkinsonk
Beat me to it.

Beat me to it.
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 904,709
Posted By wilkinsonk
I knew it! That RebelX way of doing business...

I knew it! That RebelX way of doing business must be infectious. Just like your good friend as a kid who forgets all about you once he discovers girls.
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 904,709
Posted By wilkinsonk
Where's the Benny Hill music when you need it! ...

Where's the Benny Hill music when you need it! :lol3

http://youtu.be/MK6TXMsvgQg

HRC's new Director Sportif:
...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 904,709
Posted By wilkinsonk
Barreda wins, Gonçalves threatens Joan...

Barreda wins, Gonçalves threatens

Joan Barreda has his second consecutive victory and Paulo Gonçalves has not released the pressure on Marc Coma.

Already a winner the day before in Cachi, Joan...
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