2012 Merzouga Rally

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  1. Stagehand

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    It would be nice to soften the edges, but I would TOTALLY ride that thing. :deal
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  2. too old

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    Seems to be getting better Unofficial Lap Times SS2 Bike top 10

    1 Ben Grabham
    2 Glauco Ciarpaglini
    3 Jacek Czachor
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    :clap
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  3. tehdutchie

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  4. troy safari carpente

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  5. Maurizio

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    Electrifying... :1drink

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  6. Stagehand

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    oh no, Glen!
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  7. too old

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    Great feeback and as is said, interesting, but, "the bike goes rally speed" - I wonder what that means? :lol3 - not 170 kph :evil
    It may have some way to go, and it would also be interesting to know the time/distance you can cover on a charge - solar power next :rofl
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  8. too old

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    Anyone know what happened to Ben?:eek1

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  9. troy safari carpente

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    Nada on fb or the official site... and no one I am in "touch" with knows... :ear
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  10. rallyeman

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    thank you for your kind word, I am a little in pain everyday, but i am getting use to hihihi
    Dont foget it is a prototype, so nt time was spent on estetical design

    info is that we test the T race and gather info, It does about 100 km of rally at speed up to 117 on the piste, it has 4 battery reservoir, 6 gear box, torque amazing, it does the dunes. voila
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    rallyeman Dakarboy -

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    thanks
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    totally agree with you..but bare in mind tat it is a prototype. but i am sure the final proionduct will be redign 0oo
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  13. ArthDuro

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    Merci Pat!

    loving the idea of a gear box on an electric bike
    must be a treat with all that torque but I am not sure I understand the need for it other then simulating a standard moto experience. That may be a topic for another thread all together but I am curious about your thoughts on it.
    Whenever you folks release more info on it please let us know.

    Keep doing what you do - you are an inspiration!

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  14. too old

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    Here we go - looks like the Moroccan food reputation is true :evil

    From Safaribergs FB


    18 hours ago
    Ben was due to be the first bike away today, but unfortunately he picked up a severe dose of food poisoning last night and will now sit out today to be able to recover. He is planning on restarting tomorrow. Given his very weak state the risk of pushing on today and maybe crashing was too high given Dakar is now so close.

    :eek1:eek1
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  15. wrk2surf

    wrk2surf on the gas or brakes

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    From what I have read he is not the only one that has had a dose of the morrocan version of Montezumas revenge aka the shits where im from.. something that could be had in South America too... :cry

    Giovani is kicking butt as usuall ! :deal
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  16. troy safari carpente

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    Yep, more from Garry (SafariBergs) G2 Racing fb account: :deal

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    Not a good day for the Aussies yesterday, Ben had to sit it out due to food poisoning , & we got a broken rear drive shaft half way through the day dropping 1hr to fix it, then spent another 1hr chasing a waypoint that very few got but ended up houring out of the last section which we were not allowed to start :

    <ABBR class="timestamp livetimestamp" title="Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 8:09am" data-utime="1352358550">36 minutes ago</ABBR> near Merzouga, Er Rachidia ·
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    Lot of abandons!

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  18. troy safari carpente

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    Is "abandone" french for "holding onto the toilet seat for dear life...!?" :huh

    Maybe the "Maroccan Roll" torrent went through a good portion of the competitors? :ear
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  19. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    "shitty" situation
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  20. troy safari carpente

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    When half the field gets "wiped"...
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