Accepted!! BC61 headed to Dakar Argentina - Chile - Peru 2012

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  1. Tarheel Wheeler

    Tarheel Wheeler Around

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    BC2Dakar decals and shirts all over Outback today. :clap

    BC, You riding/training anywhere tomorrow? I got a kitchen pass. :lol3
  2. BC61

    BC61 Long timer

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    I need to ride and wish I could but tomorrow is another fabrication day. I think I can see a little daylight now. Need to keep the momentum! Maybe next week/weekend.
  3. BC61

    BC61 Long timer

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    post up some pics!
  4. Tarheel Wheeler

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    Are you kidding, you know I ride...not snap pics. :lol3 I'll take a pic of the decal on the truck tomorrow and post up.

    Let me know if you need a hand to hold the dummy end of the tape. :D

    Hang in there buddy, and give em...
  5. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    Spotted this on the Neduro to Dakar thread, for your avatars, created by c.vestal

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  6. tehdutchie

    tehdutchie Long timer

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    And a nice one it is!
  7. BLINKER 152

    BLINKER 152 mudlover

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    congrats bill! best of luck to you!:clap stoked we've got a north carolina boy representin':D . will be watching closely:eek1
  8. Tarheel Wheeler

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    As promised...

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    Looks good don't it. :D

    Did have to put it in the opposite corner of the Husy - Burger decal for balance. :lol3

    Hear there's a "green light" being planned on BC61's shop soon. :evil:evil
  9. BC61

    BC61 Long timer

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    Ok, work on the bike is still on going but getting very close to the final build stage and yes I do have something to show for the effort. I was able to take some time to update the blog. Have a look.

    www.bc2dakar.com

    oil lines...
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    gas tank...
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    and tires!
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  10. BC61

    BC61 Long timer

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    Can someone easily resize the photos? Thanks!
  11. RFlagg42

    RFlagg42 One hoopy frood....

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    Yes...

  12. BC61

    BC61 Long timer

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    can you give a quick tutorial?
  13. Tarheel Wheeler

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    BC, Are the rears cutdown 908s or something else? :ear

    Hope you get your work done and we see ya this weekend. :D
  14. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    BC-

    Send em to me... I'll make sure to get em right size and in the right places for you, especially while youre away. If I cant go with you, than its the least I can do to help.



    OK thanks Rflagg- but Bill the offer stands. Still writing article, too.
  15. RFlagg42

    RFlagg42 One hoopy frood....

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    You are linking to pictures that you have already uploaded to your blog, so if you wish to continue to do that, you will have to upload smaller resolution pictures to your blog to begin with:

    - One option, and probably the easiest, is to use a smaller resolution setting on your camera (VGA or 640x480 is a fine setting for your use). Your photos are currently between 1.5 and 2 Mb, which is large for uploading to a blog.

    - Another option, the photos are showing up in a reduced size on your blog. If you right click the photos on your blog page, and select "Copy image URL", and then use that link when you insert the photo into your ADV post, they will show up the same size as they were on your blog, and not the full size of the original picture.

    There are so many ways to do this, that it is hard for me to know what to suggest without knowing what your current setup and/or process is.

    Eric
  16. Seth S

    Seth S Will _____ for _____

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    Look like Michelin Deserts to me. Did you see they have a front Rally mousse now?
  17. Tarheel Wheeler

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    Thanks Seth...saw it.

    I'm thinking about going with the Mefos since I've got a good discount coming from supporting Ned's efforts. Ned also gave them a great review. Thoughts Seth and Bill?

    BC, Love all that Husaberg blue bling you got going on with the Husky.
  18. Seth S

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    The redeeming feature about the Michelin Deserts is that they are tough. We managed 5 of 7 days of the safari rally on 1 rear desert and the front showed very little wear and that was on the 690. There are better tires for traction. If you plan on changing tires every day then I would try the Motoz or pretty much anything. The challenge is to make sure that the mousse will work with the tire.
  19. Dorito

    Dorito Dreamer and Doer

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    Another option is this string then put a < at the begining and a > at the end of the string will produce the following resize

    <img src="http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh291/tarheelwheeler/DSCN1296-1.jpg" border="0"width="600">
  20. johnBOYhenson

    johnBOYhenson rallye intern

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    (please excuse if this was already answered?)

    is the bike going by air to MDP in order to get there on time?

    also, is the te449 the same engine as the g450x or are there some small differences?

    thanks guys!

    GO BC61!:clap:clap