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Forum: Equipment 05-12-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,304
Posted By jestragon
Oh -forgive me this- snap!

Oh -forgive me this- snap!
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,232
Posted By jestragon
+1 Also, properly used, an ax is safer than...

+1

Also, properly used, an ax is safer than a large survival knife.

If you want to go classy, find a decent 2nd hand ax somewhere and clean it up.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,310
Posted By jestragon
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Face plant 01-03-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,383
Posted By jestragon
You know, it's a common point of view, and one...

You know, it's a common point of view, and one that I share as well. Sure, I occasionally complain about the piss poor internet connection here as well as some other 1st world whining, but living in...
Forum: Face plant 01-02-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,383
Posted By jestragon
Thumbs down Sad ending...

I wasn't planning on posting this originally.

A pre-emptive apology for its length, the story's not so much about the accident, more about the context.

On the 15th of December, right after...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-01-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By jestragon
Pas mal, mais c'est claire que vous n'etes pas...

Pas mal, mais c'est claire que vous n'etes pas flamande! :)

I sent the OP a few messages but no reply yet. I managed to post his pics for him in the "old structure" thread, I'm not sure what he...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-01-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 955,402
Posted By jestragon
Edit: These are enfielddnepr's pics. I found the...

Edit: These are enfielddnepr's pics. I found the links hidden when searching his posts. I've tried to explain in Dutch how he can put images in his posts.

Enfielddner: Hopelijk werkt dit. Mooie...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-01-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By jestragon
I'm going to try to explain this to him in Dutch,...

I'm going to try to explain this to him in Dutch, via PM.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-01-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By jestragon
If you need someone to explain it in Dutch, laat...

If you need someone to explain it in Dutch, laat het maar weten!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-31-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,790
Views: 763,404
Posted By jestragon
It might not be everyone's cup of tea, but it's...

It might not be everyone's cup of tea, but it's got Vanilla Ice jumping that fence on his GSX-R from Cool as Ice to some pretty decent Hip-Hop, if you're into it!

True, that's about as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-30-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2,790
Views: 763,404
Posted By jestragon
This gets me psyched: http://vimeo.com/3419162

This gets me psyched:
http://vimeo.com/3419162
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-29-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 91,252
Posted By jestragon
Nothing too crazy, considering I often see three...

Nothing too crazy, considering I often see three adults on 125cc Chinese bikes.

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3775/11634927606_71101c9329_c.jpg...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 11-09-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 934
Posted By jestragon
If you're only planning on doing day-trips and...

If you're only planning on doing day-trips and want a light bike, why don't you look whether the Yamaha dealer carries the DT-125? They are pretty bomb-proof.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 18,850
Posted By jestragon
I might not have a fraction of the brand/model...

I might not have a fraction of the brand/model knowledge of most of you, but all my life travelling has raised a few suggestions:

What about models like Yamaha's DT 125 or Honda's XL125? Old...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 42,060
Posted By jestragon
Most of my photography is wildlife related and...

Most of my photography is wildlife related and really, bang-for-the-buck speaking, superzooms are where it's at in my opinion. I have an almost 2 year old Canon SX40 HS, which I'm generally very...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 33,238
Posted By jestragon
Damn, I hope that healed well. Did the rest of...

Damn, I hope that healed well. Did the rest of you look like the Destroyer (http://www.marveldirectory.com/pictures/individuals/d_1d/destroyer.gif) too?

I'm seriously considering the pro-techs as...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,284
Posted By jestragon
I hate repeating things, but the OP is completely...

I hate repeating things, but the OP is completely right here. I sold outdoor stuff for quite a while. Goretex, unless punctured by something or if the seals are shot, will remain completely...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 134,171
Posted By jestragon
There's some decent waves in Dakar. ...

There's some decent waves in Dakar.

Nothing surfable as far as I know in Guinea Bissau, although the Bijagos archipelago is gorgeous, but if you let me know when you're passing through, I'll buy...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-25-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 182,613
Posted By jestragon
Very cool! I run a decidedly more ghetto...

Very cool!

I run a decidedly more ghetto version of that to cross this narrow, but neck-deep stream, which lies halfway between the village I live in and my research camp: a platform of branches...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-23-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4,018
Views: 550,475
Posted By jestragon
Selamat jalan!

Selamat jalan!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-23-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4,018
Views: 550,475
Posted By jestragon
Bridge across the Corubal at the rapids of...

Bridge across the Corubal at the rapids of Saltinho. It was almost destroyed during the war of independence in the late 60s-early 70s. Fortunately the leader of the independence struggle didn't...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-21-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 782
Views: 123,841
Posted By jestragon
Pretty big Cola cordifolia ...

Pretty big Cola cordifolia
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8078/8423342702_db507839e9_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/92651614@N04/8423342702/)
....
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 15,186
Posted By jestragon
Much appreciated!

Much appreciated!
Forum: Face plant 09-20-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 91,282
Posted By jestragon
Stay strong and may Laurie heal quickly and well.

Stay strong and may Laurie heal quickly and well.
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 15,186
Posted By jestragon
It says 600 on the wrapper, but you're looking at...

It says 600 on the wrapper, but you're looking at 562 cm2 of 24 year old Italian power.

Parked outside my house:
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8475/8422414855_7c1638eaa6_o.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,975
Posted By jestragon
Hey Chris, my best friend treated himself to a...

Hey Chris, my best friend treated himself to a '78 XL250 S with some issues, and would love the manual. If you could send the DL link to j.rijsdijk@live.nl, thanks so much.
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 643,938
Posted By jestragon
Not that I'm in any position to buy it but, uh,...

Not that I'm in any position to buy it but, uh, gewoon effe uit nieuwsgierigheid, how much do you want? :D
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,811
Posted By jestragon
I have a set coming by container any time now, to...

I have a set coming by container any time now, to replace my well-worn Michelin Siracs. My riding is truly 50-50, everything near (within 90km) me is unpaved, a lot of gravel, lateritic rock and mud...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,312
Posted By jestragon
I have a Nikon AW100 as my rainy season fieldwork...

I have a Nikon AW100 as my rainy season fieldwork camera here, water (10m), dust and shockproof (1.5m), 5-25mm lens,1:3.9-4.8, full HD, can also do slow-mo low res filming. It's coming up to 2 years...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,388
Posted By jestragon
I don't have one, but would be interested in...

I don't have one, but would be interested in having a Handheld Nautiz X1 if I lived in a situation where smart phone would actually be useful.
http://www.handheldeurope.com/regions/eu/nautiz-x1.asp...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 932
Views: 136,768
Posted By jestragon
Thumb Too late for me. That's me standing in the...

Too late for me.

That's me standing in the back with the glasses, zombified in The Walking Dead #1. Together with the seated dude with the 'fro and the lumpy looking dude in the front (who once...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,939
Posted By jestragon
Hey, don't blame it on the euros, blame it on...

Hey, don't blame it on the euros, blame it on short Italians; the Dutch are the tallest people on earth!

But yeah, I am curious about the sizing of Astars pants: there's a pretty sweet deal on the...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,672
Posted By jestragon
I saw your review at revzilla. Like the look and...

I saw your review at revzilla. Like the look and price and specs of these pants, but as I ride mainly in hothot Africa, I'd be curious to hear other people's takes on the venting of them as well. The...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 19,632
Posted By jestragon
I don't use this word often, but: Awesome!

I don't use this word often, but: Awesome!
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 332,075
Posted By jestragon
My Hennessy sees a lot of use, when I'm...

My Hennessy sees a lot of use, when I'm overnighting in villages, so that I don't have to take someone's bed, and also as a permanent fixture now that I've got my research camp sorted:...
Forum: Beasts 09-08-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13,801
Views: 4,787,600
Posted By jestragon
I live in G-Bissau, but off your route (to the...

I live in G-Bissau, but off your route (to the southeast of Bafata)!
Forum: Africa & Mid East 09-08-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,243
Posted By jestragon
Hey Bod, Cool, let me know as far in...

Hey Bod,

Cool, let me know as far in advance as possible if you head down so I can schedule my research around it (it=:freaky), I'll PM you my local phone nrs too. My boss heads down from Holland...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,808
Posted By jestragon
I was thinking the same thing. If the threads get...

I was thinking the same thing. If the threads get mangled it'd also be a hassle getting the nuts off.
Forum: Face plant 09-06-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,622
Posted By jestragon
Google is on the way to becoming skynet! Je...

Google is on the way to becoming skynet!

Je te souhaite une bonne guerison.
Forum: Face plant 09-06-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,622
Posted By jestragon
Tu as eu de la chance que les gens a cote etaient...

Tu as eu de la chance que les gens a cote etaient sympa!
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