Australasian Safari 2012

Discussion in 'Racing' started by Stagehand, Mar 8, 2012.

  1. SafariBerg

    SafariBerg Oz Safari Addict

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    David Schwarz !!!! what a Safari rally legend

    10 consecutive Safari rally starts 2001 - 2012
    10 consecutive Safari rally finishes
    10 consecutuve Safari rally Top 10 placings
    9 Safari rally Production and Super-production class wins, 250cc, 450cc & over 450cc
    2 Safari rally Veterns class wins
    3 Safari 100% Awards
    3rd Outright 2004 Safari !!

    No other rider is even close to this record over the history of Safari since 1985.
    PLUS 3 Dakar starts = 3 Dakar finishes 2005 - 2012

    David you are LEGEND !!

    Husaberg Rally Racing Australia has been very proud to support you for the last 4 years !!

    Well done mate :clap:clap:clap



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  2. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5ool

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    :clap Everyone
  3. neduro

    neduro Addict Super Moderator

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    And a darn nice guy, to boot!
  4. waldecker

    waldecker Been here awhile

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    Manuel's problem on that particular stage(day4) had nothing to do with the mousse- it was fencing wire (and believe me, there was heaps of that stuff around) trapped in his rear wheel that ripped the rear break line clean off..

    Cheers waldecker
  5. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    Bluebull i figure this as close a record of events as needs to be done, no need for a seperate RR, but as soon as i eventually get home ill drp all the pics and video i have here :)
  6. Flood

    Flood F5lood.

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    I couldn't follow every second this year, but BLOODY WELL DONE EVERYONE!

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  7. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Thanks Jason, looking forward to it. Also a great way to get over post racing blues. Normal life must seem so drab now after that experience.
  8. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    You know of what you speak :( Its definitely like coming down to fifty kph after a long day at 120.

    But i was also honored to meet Dave Schwartz! What a cool event.
  9. Seth S

    Seth S Will _____ for _____

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    Yes the post rally let down is the worst. The good thing is that Jason finished...at least he doesn't have to think about the need to go back and finish the damn thing :wink:
  10. gsd4me

    gsd4me 90% bluff

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    Sounds like your head is still over here, Jason, you`re using kilometres per hour. :lol3
  11. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Jason is now officially on the dark side.

    Its just your little country that uses weird numbers that no one else can understand. :deal :rofl :hide
  12. Sylvia

    Sylvia vir sapit qui pauca loqui

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    Howdi John,
    Home today, at last. Man that was alot of K's in 2 weeks.
    I think I will have motion sickness for a few days. My tally for this years Safari includes 2 roos, 4 pigeons, 1 emu, and a bunch of smaller suicidal birds. :lol3
    Currently dumping 210Gb of pics to the server :deal Should be something to look at.

    Really nice to see you and all the other competitors again.
  13. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    Paul Rooney:
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    Ken R- my awesomer support guy:
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    Scrutineering with crazy, surly, terrible Ivan :D
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    Sequent:

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    Craig Bounds: :D
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    Manuel:
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    Francesco!: :bella
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    Throttle cable fix, Day 1: this bodge made it another 250K or something :D

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    Day 2: Tagged a fence line and did the petrol tank, plug wire and throttle cable again:
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    DAy 3: No spark ICU:

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    Jaybo and Ben-
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    Man, talk about awesome, these guys were the BEST. SEriously, great great riders and really really nice. I want to go play with these guys, a LOT. :bow

    ALso: Ben and Damo: Between these two and Jaybo/Ben, they honestly have their shit wrapped up in a tight package. They are the ones to emulate, imo- great riders, tight organisation, great people... better than the winners by far in my humble opinion.
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    Paul and Ken fixing the bike, with Ben supervising:
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    Tamsin: When I grow up, I want to ride as well as her. :bow
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    Footpeg sewn on: (thanks fence wire)
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    The RX which did not make it:
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    Russel Scoble's pit, I believe:
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    The splash and dash truck:
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    Fixing shit in the bush:
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    tent city:
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    KTM world:
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    Big finish!
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    and a video, full length (too long!) of the very last stage, SS17, Coronation Beach S:
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  14. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    Should have seen me stop and think about the first intersection at home :lol
  15. BOOTLACE

    BOOTLACE Bikie Scum.

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    BEJEEEZUZ! That looks like hard work!! Feel like a noice cold beer just lookin at it....:clap
  16. Hayduke

    Hayduke ///SAFETY THIRD/// Super Moderator

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    nice
  17. gagnaou

    gagnaou Long timer

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    Nice riding Jason!
  18. "A"

    "A" numbum

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    Good stuff Jason. Beach tracks like that help tune your sand riding skills! I know its a bit of a lottery, but were you not tempted to get out of the 4wd ruts and try the beach itself?
    Good to see the twin cylinder BM out there. How much suspension travel did Rooney manage to engineer into the rear suspension? My brother and I built up a similar 1000cc BMW for the early Aust. safaris held in 1985 and 86.
  19. Sylvia

    Sylvia vir sapit qui pauca loqui

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    Here's a few more.

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  20. Sylvia

    Sylvia vir sapit qui pauca loqui

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