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Old 02-29-2012, 02:22 PM   #766
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Holy Crap Jason. If it's at all possible, you have to make this happen. After all ... when is the next time this could be possible? A high reving 650 bored to 850 ... and 328 pounds. That right there ... is the very definition of 'stupid fun'.

GO BIG, OR GO HOME.
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Old 02-29-2012, 03:36 PM   #767
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I will definitely pay for part of your ticket!
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Old 02-29-2012, 05:19 PM   #768
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Everybody now, in yer best Paul Hogan Aussie accent:

"That's not a bike,


THIS is a bike!"

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Old 02-29-2012, 06:06 PM   #769
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"That's not a bike,


THIS is a bike!"
I think they pronounce it "boik"
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Old 02-29-2012, 06:12 PM   #770
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Yeah, I couldn't figure on how to best type that... :wink
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Old 02-29-2012, 07:11 PM   #771
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You're racing with HP2's on a 500 pound bike--I can't imagine what you'll do with that thing! GOOOOOO STAAAAAAGE!!!
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Old 02-29-2012, 08:02 PM   #772
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i don't see the "hand of god" on Rooney's bike.
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Old 03-01-2012, 01:46 AM   #773
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i don't see the "hand of god" on Rooney's bike.
Hmmmmmm.....
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Old 03-01-2012, 03:21 AM   #774
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I think they pronounce it "boik"
Crikey Mate, we're not Soud Effricans.
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Old 03-01-2012, 05:04 AM   #775
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i don't see the "hand of god" on Rooney's bike.
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Hmmmmmm.....
Im afraid i dont quite understand yet either. What do you mean, Jenna?
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Old 03-01-2012, 05:05 AM   #776
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Crikey Mate, we're not Soud Effricans.
Heh heeh :)
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Old 03-01-2012, 05:30 AM   #777
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i don't see the "hand of god" on Rooney's bike.

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Im afraid i dont quite understand yet either. What do you mean, Jenna?
I think she means this

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Old 03-01-2012, 05:35 AM   #778
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I think she means this

oooohh i see... yes i see you are correct...
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Old 03-01-2012, 07:43 AM   #779
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Graham Grants average speeds for the 2010 Safari range from about 30mph to about 50. That is roughly commensurate with my pace on the PD, although I dont know if the terrain is similar enough to make a correlation.
He also scored an "MCf" on a few stages which I dont know what that refers to.. other than it seems like it may have taken too long to finish the course

This race isnt like the Dakar, though, where the organizers are trying to eliminate you. Seth tells me they take a lot of steps to ensure you can finish one way or the other. THere is even a "cut and run" option where it looks like if you dont finish or cant start a day or something you can jump back in the next day, albeit with a strong penalty. At least youre still moving, though.


Im also doing a little google mapping with last years itinerary, and getting results that look like:


"We could not calculate directions between Perth WA, Australia and Logans Find, Londonderry WA, Australia."

that sounds perfect
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