The time has come... Neduro DID Dakar!

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

  1. Hayduke

    Hayduke ///SAFETY THIRD/// Super Moderator

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    :nod Yep. I think I got something in my eye...
  2. c.vestal

    c.vestal Rally On

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    I think we have a winner!
  3. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    You have got to use a neck brace, it does not have to be leatt, but it certainly helps!


    This for me is the money shot! Great photos c.vestal! :thumb
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  4. c.vestal

    c.vestal Rally On

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    Bill took the ones in tech.
  5. Uller

    Uller Long timer

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    I second that! I've now got whisky and coke all over my keyboard.
  6. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    I don't know, I vote for any of the other ones :1drink


    Hi Flanny :wave

    You know you should be here racing :nod
  7. fetid_swamp

    fetid_swamp Been here awhile

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    i'm not sure you even have to use one, but if you do, leatt will want to check and certify.
    from memory they wernt mandatory at the 2011 event
    are they now?
  8. Uller

    Uller Long timer

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    Sorry Deadly. (not really :lol3)

    Thanks a million for all the inside info and pics! This is awesome!
  9. DR. Rock

    DR. Rock Part of the problem

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    May I suggest you try Bourbon and Pepsi instead. :1drink

    PS: do you know Lisa Niblitt in Mukilteo? Good friend of ours.
  10. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

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    i agree... best one yet.


    btw - thanks for all the photos, c.vestal - it feels like we're getting so much more of an insider view of the all the lead-up stuff than we F5'rs ever have had before... it's awesome to see!

    also... your SmugMug account loves you; you've gone from an average of 4k photo views per day to almost 40k in the past two days :)
  11. Uller

    Uller Long timer

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    Thanks. I'll give it a shot on the next bottle. Any particular flavor I should try?

    Nope, The name doesn't ring a bell. I haven't lived here too long.
  12. Scribe

    Scribe £Bob£

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    I think I'd be soiling myself at that point.
  13. K_N_Fodder

    K_N_Fodder Long timer

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  14. Flanny

    Flanny Flanny-it-up!

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    Hi Ted! :wave

    Say "hey" to Jonah and Ned.

    Try to stay away from the race bikes, kay? They don't need their silencers all gummed up.....

    One day I'll be there....one day....

    B.


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  15. NordieBoy

    NordieBoy Armature speller

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    2011 they had to be checked at scruting but you didn't actually have to use it.

    Leatt to check and certify other manufacturers braces?
  16. ffr2370

    ffr2370 Been here awhile

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    Ned,

    Glad you got there ok and are prepared for the main event. Your living my dream and doing it right, Good Luck! Me, my family and friends are all watching and wishing you well!

    Mark, your travel agent.
  17. Tarheel Wheeler

    Tarheel Wheeler Around

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    Ned, Ted or Chris, Was just thinking about the 3 bikes and had a question. Bill and Jonah's bikes are EFI right? Yours isn't Ned...what's the jetting plan for all the altitude changes during Dakar? Will you rejet the carb after pulling it off the bike, or do you have extra pre-jetted carbs ready to swap out as req'd?

    Thanks for including us on your ultimate adventure!
  18. Iron Horse

    Iron Horse I Make Shit Up

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    Chris and the rest of the pixel pimps,

    Thank you for your efforts and time spent documenting the dream of one man coming true and to create an opportunity for the rest of us to feel a part of such a grand endeavor.

    Few men or women will ever have the means, opportunity or courage to push the boundaries of self. And it's a great privilege to be invited to glimpse the heart of the journey itself.

    Thank you all.

    :beer
  19. idea man

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    very best of luck on this huge adventure
  20. beechum1

    beechum1 Grimace Soup

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