Dakar Dazed - countdown to bankruptcy!

Discussion in 'Racing' started by JMo (& piglet), Sep 1, 2010.

  1. stteve

    stteve Been here awhile

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    Great! Good luck Jenny!!
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  2. JayBo1

    JayBo1 Long timer

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    Good on ya Jenny. I'll be watching and following your progress from "Down Under". Go girl:clap
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  3. rosscoact

    rosscoact need constant supervision

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    congratulations

    on an aside, has Simon Pavey changed his nationality? He is an Aussie IIRC
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  4. JMo (& piglet)

    JMo (& piglet) Gone a bit Baja

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    That is true, however, he does have UK residency (and Australia being a colony, sorry I mean 'commonwealth country'... an ikkle biddy Union Jack on his national flag too of course)... but yes, technically he is still an antipod'

    So that's two British riders, and one adopted one x
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  5. lonesoldier84

    lonesoldier84 SuperFlanker

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    Holy shit!

    That is awesome. Congrats and good luck. You will have an astounding finish, no doubt.

    Question though:

    How much is this going to cost you from start to finish as a grand total?
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  6. maple1

    maple1 Been here awhile

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    I always read your adventure stuff, It'll be winter soon here, and i am ready, I love it!! . be careful and gogogo girl....
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  7. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    Wow! :clap

    That's Awesome! :super

    Best wishes to you...I'll definitely be cheering for you and following your results! :lurk


    btw....since I met you briefly at the scrub in Florida last year can I say that you're my friend the Dakar racer? :D

    [​IMG]

    Rock On girl!! :ricky

    (p.s. I was the dumb guy with the big beard and red v-strom)
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  8. dox

    dox How much for the ape?

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    Go JennyMo! Can't wait to see all the updates. Love following your threads and can't wait to see this one to the end.

    Good luck! :thumb
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  9. PackMule

    PackMule love what you do Super Moderator

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    GOOOOOOOOOO, JennyMo!! :webers :freaky :gdog



    Jim, Jenny's a pro at RallyRAIDio. :thumb http://www.rallyraidio.net/category/HeroesLegend (among others)


    Can't wait for this installment! :bow
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  10. Springs

    Springs Shipping Wars

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    All the best to you and your effort from The Snortn Boar Racing Crew!
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  11. hardwaregrrl

    hardwaregrrl ignore list

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    Jenny, thats a pretty cool letter. Thanks for showing it off to us slobs!!! Did you ever sell the Tenere?
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  12. mr openroad

    mr openroad Target Fixated

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    very impressive and the best of luck to you! :super
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  13. Bartron

    Bartron Bike Punisher

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    Congrats on your registration. T-shirts and stickers would be a great idea. Also, I've always loved the way Jonah has accepted donations to get your name on his bike.

    In terms of Paypal, it is such an easy way for people to contribute, that it would probably be worth your while to accept the fees as a cost of doing business and hope for an increased number of transactions to offset the transaction fees.

    Good luck!
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  14. SonHomme

    SonHomme Team F5,⌘R FYCYFF

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    That is awesome!
    Keep us posted with the progress on both sponsorship and the bike itself please:ear
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  15. wrk2surf

    wrk2surf on the gas or brakes

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    right on J Mo !!!!
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  16. nagykovi

    nagykovi Adventurer

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    Congrat from Hungary for this nice letter!

    Just print the T-SHIRTs, I will upgrade my collection with it!
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  17. Kanista

    Kanista Grown strong enduring

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    Have you got a mustache man yet? :rofl They seem to be importante. Ask Coma.

    I´m really looking forward to next dakar, and with you competing even more.
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  18. JMo (& piglet)

    JMo (& piglet) Gone a bit Baja

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    Hi Barton - yes, I was thinking of doing something similar - perhaps on the rear fender - and then auction it off at the end of the rally too as a pukka piece of memorabilia?

    And I'll look into Paypal more closely, as I agree it is probably the simplest way - my concern is that they will block the account if they start getting too many similar payments, or it goes over a certain amount (they want you to upgrade it to a business account...

    J x
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  19. Bartron

    Bartron Bike Punisher

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    Sweet. A fender on the wall may not be my wife's taste, but I'm all over it.

    Regarding Paypal, is there anyway you could spin this effort into a charitable effort that could see you take advantage of some tax breaks and service-fee breaks?
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  20. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Raffle tickets and winner keeps the bike ? I bet you could pay that bike off and a chunk of some other expenses. I for one would throw down a couple of hundred bucks for one of those tickets. Just a suggestion, would certainly get you some of that cash your looking for

    :lurk
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