The Bivouac (general rallye raid news)

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

  1. KZJohn

    KZJohn Been here awhile

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    That's an expensive driving suit to cut up!
  2. doyle

    doyle RallyRaidReview-ing

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    Seems to me like he could have gassed it pulling the ass down a bit to level things off. :dunno
  3. BC61

    BC61 Long timer

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    all wheel drive...
  4. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Chicherit crashes cars all the time, I think that's his natural habitat we see him operating in.

    He is like the car version of Bang Bang Barreda, except he does not win as many stages :D
  5. Carlos M

    Carlos M www.motoxplorers.com

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    Whooa, I wonder if the guys that modeled this on the computer also modeled the crash!

    [​IMG]
  6. wilkinsonk

    wilkinsonk soup de grimace

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    You mean as opposed to the car he detroyed?
  7. KZJohn

    KZJohn Been here awhile

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    The firewall here at work only let me see the pic with him in bed with the cut up suit, I haven't seen the car. I purchased a new Simpson suit last summer and I'm still paying for it,(someone else payed for the car we flipped :huh).
  8. Rensen

    Rensen Adventurer

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    Hey Guys,

    Friend of mine told me that Honda produces a privateer Rallybike for sale next year, anyone knows something for sure? He read it in a Motomag here in Germany. Haven´t read it yet myself. Google didn´t gave me a answer, and I´m very interested:evil
  9. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    http://world.honda.com/HRC/news/20140207/

    It was announced in the last paragraph here, but few details :thumb
  10. Rensen

    Rensen Adventurer

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  11. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Let us know if you get one. :thumb
  12. Rensen

    Rensen Adventurer

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    Hehe, I´m gathering offers :D

    But the Rallyemarket is not that big (KTM 450, 690 RR, GASGAS 450 RAID, Yamaha with JVO, etc.)
    So in my opinion the Honda Rally 450 is a enrichment for the "market", but doesn´t go for under 16k.

    I would use it mostly for Dualsport purpose and max. 1 rally a year. So I´m tending more to the Defy Quest Kit from KTM Basel. And the good think is, you can bolt it on a 690EnduroR.

    I got the oppertunity to buy a Mecasystem-kit for my 450EXC RFS a while ago, but I didn´t go for it (afterwards a big mistake).
    With my RFS i participated in the Intercontinental Rally ´14, made it to finish without even 1 Bolt got lose. Ok, I wasn´t the fastest but that´s not the point, the old RFS engine is just top-notch.
  13. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5ool

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    [​IMG]

    "Ahaaaaa... now eye knew why Robeee Gordini push ze motor back to ze meedle of ze leetle trophy truck Hummeeer... non?"
  14. nry

    nry .

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    I hope those are his underpants and he doesn't have a lion tattooed around his groin / old fella.
  15. JMo (& piglet)

    JMo (& piglet) Gone a bit Baja

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  16. JMo (& piglet)

    JMo (& piglet) Gone a bit Baja

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  17. 640 Armageddon

    640 Armageddon -oo-

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    Navigation would be tricky though :lol3 , but what an excellent idea. You may get some penalties for missing waypoints, but for sure one would set the fastest stage times ever :rofl
    It would be nice to see the orga people flying with these things all over the place
  18. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5ool

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    Yep... :deal

    ART 285. FIA general prescriptions for T1 (modified) cross country vehicles:

    Mechanically propelled single engine land vehicles, with 4 to 8 (max) wheels, propelled by their own means, taking continually a real bearing on the ground and of which the propelling device and steering are controlled by the driver on board each vehicle.

    These cars may be unit built (prototype) but must comply to the International Convention on Road Traffic, particularly with regards to following points, windscreens/wipers/washers, speedometers, lighting/indicators etc.
  19. JMo (& piglet)

    JMo (& piglet) Gone a bit Baja

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    Ha - I'm sure Rubby could argue his way out of that one "But the parachute is only to aid braking, nothing else..." ;o)

    Jx
  20. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5ool

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    good point, you could be onto something afterall Jen...:wink: Bet there's some potential for RG to ditch the parachute altogether and run a downforce fan/hovercraft skirt on the Gordini and thereby harness all of the surplus hot air from the cockpit... :poser