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

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

  1. Coose

    Coose Fish Mitten

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    As DeeGee and many others have said, this is proper nail-biting stuff! I saw last night that PM had posted the interview whilst I was watching Eurosport and although it was wayyyyy past my bedtime I had to find out what happened. Even Mrs Coose asked me this morning as I was quite worried last night, with her first question being "it's not his ankle, is it?"! And there was me thinking that she wasn't taking an interest in my obsession.... :wink:

    Keep at it Pyn, and my bestest to PynGirlfriend, Toldlady and PynSister as, if I'm like this I can't imagine how you're all feeling!
  2. SS in Vzla.

    SS in Vzla. Totally Normal? I'm not!

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    WOW!

    I've been impressed with the intelligent race you've had and your steady gains in the overall position, but that trailside repair is something few people would have managed... especially keeping in mind that once the bike was rolling again, you managed to pass quite a few riders even though the nagging feeling of the bike breaking down again (and breaking you in the process) I'm sure was always there!

    I'm pretty sure that aside from exchanging forks with another "lesser" team mate, none of the top 10 riders would have been able to solve this the way you have!

    :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap

    GO PYNDON!
  3. pebble35

    pebble35 Long timer

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    Not surprising - none of the top ten were brought up and trained by PynDad

    :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
  4. onetravdown

    onetravdown I can't ride where?

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    He started 87th and moved all the way up to 42nd thru WP5. But something seems to have slowed him down.

    Edit: never mind...everytime I go back to the live timing is shows something different.
  5. Coose

    Coose Fish Mitten

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    He's there, don't worry. Presently still 42nd at WP5....
  6. DeeGee

    DeeGee I'm a Yorkshireman thanoz

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    Mmmmm he was 10 places behind Stan at WP5 and it's showning Stan through WP6 and Pyn's not there I hope to fook nothing else has hampered him.

    Mods can we please have a pray smilie?? :deal
  7. DeeGee

    DeeGee I'm a Yorkshireman thanoz

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    Positive thoughts coming through!!! He's past WP6 still in 42nd spot :clap

    You can do it Pyn!!!! :pynd
  8. Jurassic

    Jurassic Long timer

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    Remember he started 87th today guys so is running well back on the road. Go Pyndon. :clap:clap:clap
  9. Pantah

    Pantah PJ Fan from Boston

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    He started so far back, he doesn't arrive at the WP's until quite late. When he does, he pops up according to his time and those slower drop behind him. It's confusing because we don't know where he is on the road relative to others. You can't really track his position until he passes a WP.

    One thing we know is he is having a strong day and moving up through the pack steadily with a mid 40's pace.
  10. joneswgareth

    joneswgareth Welsh Rarebit

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    Fighting his way back through the field, I can imagine a blue flash and spray of dust going past each rider and them wondering what the hell it was! Gp Pyn!!!
  11. Annamarie

    Annamarie Adventurer

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    It is very hard to track, I have just had to log out of the Dakar site as I have sat for the past 15mins waiting for it to update with waypoint 7 thinking please, please, please where is he then voila there he is. :D My heart was in my mouth. I need to move away from the computer :fpalm :fpalm

    Keep up the great work Lyndon
  12. Annamarie

    Annamarie Adventurer

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    :lol2:lol2
  13. Clay Spinner

    Clay Spinner Been here awhile

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    whoop whoop! :clap
  14. RoteEddie

    RoteEddie Been here awhile

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    Impressive stuff! Anyone else wondering what Lyndon could do in a factory effort? Would like to hear his thoughts on the pace of the front runners. :D
  15. pebble35

    pebble35 Long timer

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    Carlton Kirkby just commented on Pyn's fork rebuild on the live Eurosport show !


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  16. Mr Head

    Mr Head PowerPoint ADV

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  17. crazybrit

    crazybrit Long timer

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    Thanks, I checked there before, guess it appeared after I went to bed.

    Maybe when it's all over, we'll get to see a picture of it after pyndad chipped off all the metal-epoxy, I'd be interested to see how badly it was cracked where the compression holder mounts.

    Agree, impressive patience to give the repair time to set, impressive skill to make back a lot of time and impressive cohones to trust the repair. Glad it worked out and he's still in the race.
  18. Annamarie

    Annamarie Adventurer

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    Thank you is it the current position for the stage in brackets next to stage time?
  19. ganshert

    ganshert not sleeping

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    Visual representation of how Lyndon is moving up through the standings.

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  20. James Adams

    James Adams non impediti ratione cogitationis

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    I think it's the position at that waypoint, not the whole stage. But I could be wrong. :dunno