The time has come... Neduro DID Dakar!

Discussion in 'Racing' started by neduro, Jul 15, 2011.

  1. K2vodka

    K2vodka Been here awhile

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    Best of luck on a quick heal and a smooth path to Dakar.

    The good thing is that your experiences make you.

    Now, anything less then a broken bone in Dakar and you'll shrug it off like a mosquito bite.

    Remember... Luck favors the Bold!

    Keep it Up!
  2. RAZR

    RAZR u may run the risks my friend but I do the cutting

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    :thumb

    i had 2 bad "could of been worse" situations 2 weeks ago on the same day. one where my foot got twisted. the other where i landed next to boulder and smashed the bottom of my toes.

    both times i guarantee i would have broken my foot or ankle with any other boots.

    these boots RULE! worth every penny!:clap




    and yeah, your van kinda kicks ass. i have a Ford E350 but i wanted the Sprinter. gotta save my pennies for that.:wink:
  3. B-Rod

    B-Rod RubberNecker

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    I think Sidi just got their sponsorship moneys worth. <strike>Hope you get riding soon.</strike>

    edit: never mind

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  4. Wings

    Wings marmaduked

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    Wooohoooo :wings nice pic! :evil
  5. Hayduke

    Hayduke ///SAFETY THIRD/// Super Moderator

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    Thanks for dropping by today, Ned. The bike looks GREAT! Nice job, c.vestal and Ganshert! :thumb
  6. c.vestal

    c.vestal Rally On

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    FYI, photo credit Wings. :thumb
  7. ian408

    ian408 Administrator Administrator

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    w000t! Nice picture!
  8. Renazco

    Renazco Formerly AKA Boejangles

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  9. Dakarpretenda

    Dakarpretenda Adventurer

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    Ned, nice to meet you this weekend at Wolfman. Best of luck to you in the Dakar. :clap We will be following your progress.
    The MO Boys in the Big Grey Rig :freaky
  10. wilkinsonk

    wilkinsonk soup de grimace

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    So I mention to the Mrs. today that when it's time to replace the Subaru I'm going back to a pickup. "you're kidding, right?" is her reply. So I say that I was actually thinking about going back to a van. The first words out of her mouth, "you're not getting a Sprinter!" What makes you think I want a Sprinter I ask? Her reply, "you're always talking about them and pointing them out to me."

    I guess I'll have to live vicariously through your awesome van-ness.

    Ken
  11. bigborefan

    bigborefan Making new friends

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  12. hilslamer

    hilslamer 2XRedheadedstepchild

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    2WD with a locker/LSD will go as far as, and sometimes farther than, a 4WD without. And it demands "aggressive" driving; code for the rest of us to mean "fun," IME.

    Momentum/intertia solves everything, just like on a motorcycle! :clap
  13. hilslamer

    hilslamer 2XRedheadedstepchild

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    Neduro in training:

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    (shamelessly keeping this thread on top)
  14. Yellow Pig

    Yellow Pig Allergic to asphalt!

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    How about some more bike setup info?
  15. NORBVR

    NORBVR Not so gnarly

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    In! I promise not to embarrass you by wearing the shirt while I ride :rofl

    Peter
  16. neduro

    neduro Addict Super Moderator

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    It's coming! Just need to get a few minutes to put it together.
  17. FreeTheBeast

    FreeTheBeast Shunpiker

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    Best of luck, Ned. You'll do great! I can't wait to watch you on Eurosport. :~)
  18. NordieBoy

    NordieBoy Armature speller

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  19. Wings

    Wings marmaduked

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    Thanks guys :D it was easy except for the tar snakes attacking :lol3
  20. aurel

    aurel Cheese&Wine!

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