Lyndon Poskitt Racing - A blue print for Dakar 2013 - and he did it!

Discussion in 'Racing' started by Pyndon, Mar 30, 2012.

  1. PackMule

    PackMule love what you do Super Moderator

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    Right decision all the way. :nod You can tell the time and road position was biting at him initially. In the end, though, his true goal, finishing, weighed the decision. :bow
  2. Mr Head

    Mr Head PowerPoint ADV

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    Finally I got around to doing this.
    One of these will look great on the wall of my garage, even if I don't get to see it much.

  3. PackMule

    PackMule love what you do Super Moderator

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    Accessing bandwidth is more expensive than phone service down there, at least out in the bivouacs. Pyn and I did the pre-race call via skype, and some of the other interviews I've done in the past I do with skype whenever possible.
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  5. joneswgareth

    joneswgareth Welsh Rarebit

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    Nate and Lyndon thank you so much for this call in. Never been so relieved to hear the news of the day.

    Incredible Lyndon - just incredible. Fair play to you for at the time thinking 'Oh well, I've had a good run' and working through it - most would have just called that a day. Amazing recovery and what a highlight to your biking career and your Dakar as a whole.

    Can't wait to hear tomorrows news. Sleep fast buddy and keep her Pyn'd!
  6. Southest US Thumper

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    I got caught at "We took it to White Power" that was a blast from the Pre-Politically Correct American past...

    Awesome Job Lyndon!!! :clap:clap:clap
  7. ROAD DAMAGE

    ROAD DAMAGE Long timer

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    Another great day .......... in the books!

    Atta boy Lyndon! :clap :clap :clap :clap Atta Boy!

    Nice recovery on the trailside repair! Nice job!

    Thanks Nate for all the voodoo that you do! Sent a little something your way to help defray! :D

    Also hello to PynMom, PynSis, and also to Gwenduro .............. what a family affair! :clap Speaking of which, Nate, one of my favorite pictures from last year was the one of you feeding your kids at the breakfast bar. Cute photo, cute kids. As I remember, they were a couple of "real keepers".

    Ride fast & ride safe Pyn!

    Rob
  8. crazybrit

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    Cool stage today, just watching the interviews segment (actually had a lot of bike coverage for once). Incredible scenery.

    Is there a photo anywhere of the fork bottom?
  9. Toldlady

    Toldlady Pyn's Mum

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    Thanks for that, can't tell you just how I'm feeling right now,bet you can guess!!!!!!!! Everything crossed.:hide:hide
  10. pebble35

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    Scans from MCN this week - from the Lyndon Poskitt Racing FB page

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  11. Jettn Jim

    Jettn Jim This is Liv'n!!!

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    Great save Pyn..... looking forward to the next stage thinking you'll be a bit fresher!
    Also thanx for the Art Ernie....:deal will look gooood next to Ned's from 2012 Dakar! :D

  12. DeeGee

    DeeGee I'm a Yorkshireman thanoz

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    Artwork just arrived courtesy of Ernie! Well impressed :clap I'm gonna get the man himself to sign it when I see him in a week or two before it gets framed and put on my wall :thumb

    Thanks Ernie :D
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    Fast_Boy_Slim Don't call me Wighty

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    Wow what a day. Another great call Ned thank you. You really know what questions we all want to ask and you also know when to belt up and let Pyndon open up.

    I was struck by the thought processes and how clear and focused he was when a lot of people would have panicked and either given up or made a rash decision. The fact that this happened so late on in the rally when he is tired and in pain makes it all the more admirable. He sounds really positive and upbeat and so he should what he did yesterday is nothing short of incredible.

    :clap:clap:clap
  14. Pantah

    Pantah PJ Fan from Boston

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    Well...Pyn is sure getting his money's worth out of his Dakar. The full spectrum! Top ten; high speed crash; totally lost and all alone in the dunes; JB weld and zip tie trailside repairs...

    :eek1

    :knary

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  15. pebble35

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    Yup - from Pyn's FB page

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  16. Clay Spinner

    Clay Spinner Been here awhile

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    Wow.. good job on that fix. Will Lyndon get penalised for being such a good mechanic/zip tie engineer as it seems a bit of an unfair advantage! :D
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    What a repair job !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :bow
  18. FinnDuro

    FinnDuro Winter wonderlanding

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    My thoughts exactly.
    Lyndon's assessment of the grave situation, weighing the consequences of different plans of action, and then actually implementing that repair on the fork bottom in those circumstances are really an amazing testament of his clear dedication and focus on the plan to finish the rally. Not worrying about standings, but getting to the finish. Getting through that "Dakar moment" during the stage, on his own, with his own talent, must be such a rewarding experience.

    That call-in was a thriller! :clap
  19. pebble35

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  20. dave54

    dave54 mindless thoughts

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    Lets hope for a steady stage without any major problems.
    I`d also like to send a big thank you to Pyndad for his exellent work in keeping Lyndon on the bike and in the Dakar.
    Hears to you and all the support team.:slurp:slurp:slurp
    Dave