The Bivouac (general rallye raid news)

Discussion in 'Racing' started by PackMule, Dec 23, 2009.

  1. DaveRMS

    DaveRMS Long timer

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    +1. The bikes were very nice! I especially liked the fairings and tower arrangement. That seat pan was cool too. They share a lot of attributes with the new Meca kits in that regard (relocated airbox, small fairing).

    I do remember :wink: It wasn't the tanks fault per se, other than Safari designed them too close to the pipe, though they recommend to use a low pipe. So, two-fold problem and it sounds like the FMF pipe will alleviate that.

    +1
  2. silentwolf

    silentwolf Been here awhile

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    Luis made/molded them? :huh

    I am amazed, not to say I didn't think you guys are doing amazingly well in the first place. Do you give tours? I might have to do a little dual sporter and stop by...

    (Any way I can talk to you two about making more? I'll PM later...:wink:)
  3. doghouseracing

    doghouseracing Freedom Rally Racing

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    Thanks, just let me know when you will be in the area and I will give you the 10 cent tour. FYI, we will be shipping everything, truck, bikes, rv, equipment at the end of October and won't have anything back until late March, early April.
  4. doghouseracing

    doghouseracing Freedom Rally Racing

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    :freaky
  5. zenjen

    zenjen Go Outside

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    Good to see you posting up, Scott. :lurk
  6. pebble35

    pebble35 Long timer

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  7. 640 Armageddon

    640 Armageddon -oo-

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    These are great great great news :clap:clap

    Go Lyndon :pynd
  8. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    Great news and should be good, I believe at least 2 of the HRC team will continue there after Morocco also - an endurance test for the new bike - back to back rally's :clap:clap
  9. wrk2surf

    wrk2surf on the gas or brakes

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  10. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    Unfortunately there is only Morocco and possibly still Egypt that is safe - securitywise that is - just too much risk!
  11. Dread Pendragon

    Dread Pendragon throttle to the donk

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    From David Reeve's FB page:

    David Reeve's Zambia Dakar 2013 Challenge

    BREAKING NEWS:- Sadly, due to the exchange rate creating merry havoc on our budgets, two of Davids' potential team mates, Brett Cummings and Ruan Roberts have had to make other arrangements. Brett is going solo, and Ruan has pulled out of Dakar totally.

    This left us in a bit of a predicament with our friends from Orange Service Team. Fortunately Jan and Onno have been very understanding, and we contacted FREEDOM CYCLES in the USA. Michael and Scott have already been typing away, trying to help and sort us out and we are very pleased to be on board with them for 2014.
  12. neduro

    neduro Addict Super Moderator

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    Anyone else catch this in cycle news?

    Looks like plastic or carbon tanks, quite a different appearance to the old bike...

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  13. neduro

    neduro Addict Super Moderator

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    Also looks like michelin tires...
  14. doyle

    doyle RallyRaidReview-ing

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  15. neduro

    neduro Addict Super Moderator

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    :lol3

    Guess I should have read back a bit...
  16. wrk2surf

    wrk2surf on the gas or brakes

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    Meet the new Honda XRE300 Rally made in Brazil

    [​IMG]
  17. 640 Armageddon

    640 Armageddon -oo-

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    Man, there is something seriously wrong with that bike :D

    :loco

    :fpalm

    Better convert the cb500x to Rallye :D

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  18. Brimstone

    Brimstone Super Duper n00b!

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    Wow! That is a seriously beefy front fork on that bike!! :rofl
  19. silentwolf

    silentwolf Been here awhile

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    No, No, this is the new honda appeal to attract the younger crowd: Angry Birds! :rofl

    Their just following on the trend F5 started, If HRC reads out threads I'm sure that R&D does... :wink:
  20. Enduro10

    Enduro10 Been here awhile

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    Actually they are made in Brazil (Manaus/Amazonas plant). Anyway, the fairing street model is a little bit different, but in essence has the same underpowered/restricted engine. Good for the youngers ride around town...