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Old 12-29-2011, 03:35 PM   #1006
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Winding down for the night. Bill C. is in scrutineering with Tim the mechanic and Niles there to help.
Ned plans on going in tomorrow AM. Jonah goes in tomorrow night.










Some from last night.







That HAS to be the coolest thing in the world.. every USA rider helping each other!! what a great feeling knowing your boys got your back!


GO TEAM USA!!!
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Old 12-29-2011, 03:52 PM   #1007
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Great pictures!

So how much does a front tower with all that stuff on it actually weigh? I've always wondered how much hanging all that weight, high and way up front, affects handling?
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Old 12-29-2011, 04:42 PM   #1008
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Old 12-29-2011, 04:56 PM   #1009
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Old 12-29-2011, 05:10 PM   #1010
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Ned's sister here. We only just logged into ADV to find out that Ned and bike are reunited. Excellent news. Eleanor says "big hugs" to Uncle Ned. Love, Us
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Ned's mom checking in . . . I've been on pins and needles, like everyone else. Fingers, toes,eyes, and other miscellaneous extraneous parts crossed for the rest of the pre-start details to fall into place. VERY excited, glued to the computer . . . xoxo mom
Just when you thought it couldn't get any cooler!


Looks like Ned is ready to dig into the Dakar!






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Old 12-29-2011, 05:43 PM   #1011
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This truck needs to be in a museum after its retired... love seeing that Ford!
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Old 12-29-2011, 06:23 PM   #1012
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Someone is changing rear tank stickers between pics...

sorry, just taking everything in. Too cool Chris. Thanks for taking the time to post.

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Old 12-29-2011, 06:30 PM   #1013
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Is that a different rear tank altogether?
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Old 12-29-2011, 06:31 PM   #1014
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c.vestal,
Great pics......thanks for sharing.
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Old 12-29-2011, 06:44 PM   #1015
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Is that a different rear tank altogether?
No, just new steekers.
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Old 12-29-2011, 06:46 PM   #1016
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No, just new steekers.
Looked like it was maybe bigger.

Mas photos, por favor?
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Old 12-29-2011, 06:46 PM   #1017
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It's for real now, isn't it?
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Old 12-29-2011, 06:49 PM   #1018
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Awesome.........just awesome!!!!


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Old 12-29-2011, 06:56 PM   #1019
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HUGE *sigh* of relief

Glad it's all coming together, I just hope Ned and crew manage to get enough sleep now..
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Old 12-29-2011, 07:09 PM   #1020
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Just when you thought it couldn't get any cooler!


Looks like Ned is ready to dig into the Dakar!






Oh sure, crop me out of the photo.
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