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Forum: Australia 01-27-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,171
Posted By 2volts
It didn't run. It wasn't in the pits Sat or Sun...

It didn't run. It wasn't in the pits Sat or Sun and not on track.

there were a few other Vincent's that did.

pete
Forum: Racing 01-16-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11,248
Views: 784,348
Posted By 2volts
well done Toby Price all the best for...

well done Toby Price

all the best for everyone for the last stage to the finish line, what a trip its been!

pete
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11,248
Views: 784,348
Posted By 2volts
that photo's nearly 10 years old, low fender...

that photo's nearly 10 years old, low fender technology has advanced enormously since then...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 11,248
Views: 784,348
Posted By 2volts
mudgate, saltgate,...

mudgate, saltgate, wheel-change-at-the-back-of-a-shed-gate...

bah...

this is a gate!

https://kilcowerastation.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/2.jpg
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 11,248
Views: 784,348
Posted By 2volts
Just watched a Buggyra truck team video done on...

Just watched a Buggyra truck team video done on their rest day.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FUn5RpLaqc

Mostly is a Q&A from their FB fans.

Worst fuel consumption they have had on their...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 11,248
Views: 784,348
Posted By 2volts
thank you Tomas for the subtitles, very good. ...

thank you Tomas for the subtitles, very good.

pete
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 11,248
Views: 784,348
Posted By 2volts
http://pabooth.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Junk/i-Xc7M...

http://pabooth.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Junk/i-Xc7MDL5/0/L/sinkhole-L.jpg
Forum: Racing 01-13-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 11,248
Views: 784,348
Posted By 2volts
from...

from http://www.dakar.com/dakar/2015/us/stage-9/adrenalin.html

The Honda HRC team were unable to tolerate the salt heavy regime imposed on them on the salt lake of Uyuni, for the second half of...
Forum: Australia 01-13-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,993
Posted By 2volts
I've used a sea-to-summit dry bag to wash...

I've used a sea-to-summit dry bag to wash clothes. Maybe didn't seal as well but put clothes, water and detergent in, fold the top over a few times, and shake it up etc etc, empty out, rinse etc etc,...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 11,248
Views: 784,348
Posted By 2volts
from live feed - 09:56 Bikes: Petrol stop ...

from live feed -

09:56 Bikes: Petrol stop
The race leaders have stopped after 309 km to refuel. It should be noted that the end of the first part of the special before the neutralised section...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 11,248
Views: 784,348
Posted By 2volts
from dakar live feed page - 08;36 local time ...

from dakar live feed page -
08;36 local time
Gerard Farres Guell only managed several kilometres on the salt pans in Uyuni before falling off his bike at high speed. The Spaniard, whose bike is...
Forum: Racing 01-11-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 11,248
Views: 784,348
Posted By 2volts
Clayton Jacobsen

He was listed to start the stage in number 112 (4th last rider away).

pete
Forum: Racing 01-11-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 11,248
Views: 784,348
Posted By 2volts
Teachers pet

Walkner ended up being 17th starter this morning. His teacher Mr Kinigadner must have some influence with the headmaster Mr ASO.

pete
Forum: Racing 01-11-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 11,248
Views: 784,348
Posted By 2volts
http://www.outofregs.com/postImages/1307218426.jpg...

http://www.outofregs.com/postImages/1307218426.jpg

pete
Forum: Racing 01-09-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11,248
Views: 784,348
Posted By 2volts
a dingo's breakfast - a piss and a good look...

a dingo's breakfast - a piss and a good look around

pete
Forum: Racing 01-09-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 11,248
Views: 784,348
Posted By 2volts
[QUOTE=kaia;25889005] #26 - TOBY PRICE (AUS)...

[QUOTE=kaia;25889005]
#26 - TOBY PRICE (AUS) [KTM]
#27 - MATTHIAS WALKNER (AUT) [KTM]
http://www.dakar.com/PHOTOS/DAK/2015/400/56.jpg


Chatting away... just a couple of young fellas hanging...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 22,528
Posted By 2volts
radmann - story has been covered in great detail...

radmann - story has been covered in great detail elsewhere in racing ADV -




pete
Forum: Australia 12-27-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 627,787
Posted By 2volts
Barkbusters ES5

http://pabooth.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/For-Sale/i-WvjcW4L/0/M/IMG_1212-M.jpg

Used Barkbusters ES5 for tapered bars $65
plus postage at cost

pete
0438 1162 45
Forum: Australia 12-25-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 36,817
Posted By 2volts
John, Thanks for all the help and...

John,

Thanks for all the help and encouragement you have given to fellow riders, now it's your turn, so all the best, safe travels and we look forward to following your journey to the finish line...
Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 3,167
Views: 476,348
Posted By 2volts
In the great days of the British Empire, a new...

In the great days of the British Empire, a new commanding officer was sent to an African jungle outpost to relieve the retiring colonel.

After welcoming his replacement and showing the usual...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 1,710
Views: 229,439
Posted By 2volts
That's why it was yellow.

That's why it was yellow.
Forum: Racing 11-25-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 180,238
Posted By 2volts
Very High Altitude

Altitude illness can afflict anyone, without regard for their general fitness and health.

Acclimating to very high altitude can only take place over a number of days, as a gradual process, which...
Forum: Australia 11-12-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 127,980
Posted By 2volts
140 rear tyre will fit OK with about 10mm...

140 rear tyre will fit OK with about 10mm clearance either side.
I've got a 140/80 Dunlop 908 Rally Raid fitted on a standard rear rim
pete
Forum: Racing 11-09-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 24,884
Posted By 2volts
Thanks for the reports and photos Mike. ...

Thanks for the reports and photos Mike.
Congratulations to Josh. Looks like you'll be going to many more ISDE's!

pete
Forum: Racing 11-08-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 24,884
Posted By 2volts
Strange connections...

There was an interview in the West Australian newspaper business section today with Mauro Balzarini, who is the Managing Director of Wellard Holdings, who are one of the USA team sponsors. His past...
Forum: Racing 11-06-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 24,884
Posted By 2volts
http://michaelknight.smugmug.com/Argentina-ISDE-20...

http://michaelknight.smugmug.com/Argentina-ISDE-2014/November-6-2014/i-W4gpG8X/0/L/Argentina%20ISDE%2011_6_2014%20%28329%29-L.jpg

This is a great photo of Josh. Nothing spectacular, just doing it...
Forum: Racing 11-06-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 24,884
Posted By 2volts
From Australian team fb page: 2014 MA...

From Australian team fb page:

2014 MA Australian ISDE team

Pretty cool to see Toby Price win day 4 overall today. The big guy was hauling! Now only 52 seconds behind Renet for the overall. Matt...
Forum: Racing 11-06-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 24,884
Posted By 2volts
Toby Price

from Toby's fb page -

Dust was an issue for engines and fuel injections systems and Price said it had been “a seriously tough day”, adding that from now on it would be a case of “being in...
Forum: Racing 11-05-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 24,884
Posted By 2volts
Australia

From the Australian Team fb page -

Day 3 completed.. Unfortunately, its has been a rough day for the Aussie team. We lost Jarrod Bewley in the first as his little 250F succumb to the brutal...
Forum: Racing 10-30-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,626
Posted By 2volts
Terrific result Carrie. Determination and smart...

Terrific result Carrie.
Determination and smart race craft paid off.

pete
Forum: Australia 10-24-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 27,592
Posted By 2volts
http://pabooth.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Junk/i-RRf8...

http://pabooth.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Junk/i-RRf8VMD/0/L/IMG_4686-L.jpg

Hey you lot, Petra's bike has a good history in a previous life, its been to all sorts of places and never missed a beat. ...
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 90,503
Posted By 2volts
That shows real commitment! pete

That shows real commitment!
pete
Forum: Australia 10-04-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 36,817
Posted By 2volts
Rallysafe for Safari was a bit like this. There...

Rallysafe for Safari was a bit like this. There were a few people ended up doing mods to mounts and setups after being issued with the unit at documentation. It was a bit bigger than expected....
Forum: Racing 10-02-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 62,494
Posted By 2volts
Dusty, resting up now, plated and pinned, 10...

Dusty, resting up now, plated and pinned, 10 weeks recovery non weight bearing on multiple fractures in right ankle. Lost the front end, front wheel dug in, then my foot, I knew it wasn't good...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,202
Posted By 2volts
"Station" is more or less the equivalent of a...

"Station" is more or less the equivalent of a "ranch" except much bigger; there are a few like Home Valley and El Questro that diversified from cattle and have set up tourist accommodation facilities...
Forum: Australia 09-27-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,920
Posted By 2volts
Josh and Chris well done a huge effort Safari...

Josh and Chris well done a huge effort Safari Finishers 2014.

pete
Forum: Racing 09-27-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 62,494
Posted By 2volts
Congrats to Neil, Matt and Dusty. Safari...

Congrats to Neil, Matt and Dusty.
Safari Finishers 2014.
Top job.

pete
Forum: Racing 09-25-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 62,494
Posted By 2volts
I'm back home in Perth with a broken R ankle....

I'm back home in Perth with a broken R ankle. Operation booked with orthopaedic surgeon to plate and pin the fracture next Tuesday after the swelling goes down. Will include some arthroscope work on...
Forum: Racing 09-16-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 62,494
Posted By 2volts
Nelly Dunn

http://pabooth.smugmug.com/Safari-2014/i-ck4VmCS/0/M/IMG_1171-M.jpg

http://pabooth.smugmug.com/Safari-2014/i-dQStR7R/0/M/IMG_1172-M.jpg

Just been round the block for a quick test ride.

pete
Forum: Racing 09-14-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 62,494
Posted By 2volts
Got into safari survival mode today out on a road...

Got into safari survival mode today out on a road ride on my old Laverda Jota, lost a small pin that attached the rear brake actuating arm to the master cylinder, so out with the pliers and over to...
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