Tales From The Bivouac, Dakar 2012

Discussion in 'Racing' started by Deadly99, Nov 1, 2011.

  1. ArthDuro

    ArthDuro quarantined

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    thank you Deadly's Boss :D
  2. shipwrek12001

    shipwrek12001 Shipwrek

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    3days.......................:drums
  3. Lobby

    Lobby Viel Spass, Vato!

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  4. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Happy holidays to everyone and thanks for all the interest and support in the project. Just a couple of days before I get on a plane and head south to meet the rest of the team. A house has been rented where everyone is meeting up to spend the remaining days before the race starts. Packing the truck, last minute bike preps, scrutineering, ASO safety meetings, etc are sure to keep everyone busy.

    This promises to be quite the experience, I'm VERY excited and look forward to sharing it with you.

    Ted
  5. Tork

    Tork Pinsetter

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    Good Luck to you and wish it to the rest of the crew and racers
  6. shipwrek12001

    shipwrek12001 Shipwrek

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    2days........................:drums:drums
  7. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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  8. shipwrek12001

    shipwrek12001 Shipwrek

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    1 DAY............ Are the knees feeling weak?.........:drums:drums:drums:drums:drums:gerg
  9. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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  10. BELSTAFF

    BELSTAFF ADV NOMAD

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    I don't think I can miss out on this one, I'm sooooooooo in
  11. drc42

    drc42 Rally Dreamer

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    Careful ASO used to have a rule against SPOT in support vehicles during the race.

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  12. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    The stress of leaving is over :clap

    Enjoying a cocktail at the airport, 25 hours of airports left to go. Only fear now is my luggage going missing...oh and not having a smoke until tomorrow night ;yikes
  13. nicogc

    nicogc Adventurer

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    good luck!!!!
    a few friends and i will be at the last 3 stages of the race. if there is anything you need please let me know and i will try to help you!! :)
  14. Mr. Huero

    Mr. Huero HÖÖSK-ËË

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    Deadly/RPA we'll be following your adventure as if we were there. Thanks for keeping the F5ers in mind.

    ...and tell Bill to do that Husky proud.
  15. thumpididump

    thumpididump MacGyver

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    As long as you're not flying with American Airlines, then your luggage should be fine.



  16. BC61

    BC61 Long timer

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    Are you Allen's buddy, Nico, from the Aprilia forum?

    Safe travels Ted, see you soon.
  17. nicogc

    nicogc Adventurer

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    yup!!!
    hi BC. anything you need also i'll be glad to help!!!! if you guys want to contact me by phone i can give you a cell number :)
    don't know if that will be easier.
    OHH!! and good luck!!!! have a great time.
  18. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Flight was late getting into BA. Who knew there was two airports and they are an hour away by cab! Everyone saying no way we'd make it. They have photo radar everywhere, 20 US payoff to the crazy cabbie per radar and made it with 30 seconds to spare (didn't even get to have a smoke!!!!). Coma and team sitting in the row behind me and Ginel and team Hilux in front. Yes I cheesed it up for some photos :thumb

    Robb is still somewhere near the loading docks heading to BA and estimates 3-4 am before he gets to MdP.


    Looks like everything is coming along smoothly :rofl

    Scrutineering begins tomorrow.

    Adios amigos

    Ted
  19. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Made it to MdP.....bike prep is full on :thumb

    No sign of Ned ?
  20. Tork

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    Check Walmart. :wink: