Tuareg Rally 2012

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  1. tehdutchie

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  4. tehdutchie

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    Sweet pics!

    I wish I could give you advice but I as this is my first attempt at the Tuareg, I cant give you any... :norton

    We just got in the start numbers, Im currently listed as # 61. A friend of mine on a similar Aprilia (ex Erik Kofman dakar bike) is listed as # 83.

    For all the American followers, Brent Teixeira is on the EAOB team as well, he has start number # 112 !

    2 weeks to go before shipping and I am still awaiting my engine... Shells and a new 3rd gear should be in today, meaning I can collect the motor before the weekend and put her back in Friday night. Then off to my favourite bike builder (behego.com) to mount all the extra bits and pieces... Close call... Getting really close...
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  5. schattat

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    That's rallye life for you!
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  6. Åmme

    Åmme Been here awhile

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    Hello there did you find the start numbers ?
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  7. tehdutchie

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    Martin Fontyn from EAOB just forwarded them to us last night, I guess the 'service team owners' have received the info from Rainer during the weekend.

    On a side note, you did get the emails from Rainer with the links to the GPS files?
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  8. Åmme

    Åmme Been here awhile

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    Yes I got the e-mail with links to the GPS files, I will send you a PM about the start list.
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  9. doyle

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    I'm feeling the nerves from here. Good luck and have fun!!! :clap
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  10. tehdutchie

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    Indeed, stressing like &£@?! :rofl

    I still have the 550 as a backup plan though :D i guess all will be well, will keep you posted on a quick and dirty bike built in the coming 2 weeks! :clap
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    Good to know! I'll have a couple of friends down there with Energia&Sorrisi Team, so hope to see them "live" too:deal

    Have fun and run safe:1drink
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    Thx Gian! Ill make sure to run over there and give them some 'abuse' :evil
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    Hey biggles, what gearing do you run on the KTM 450 for the toureg?
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  14. Åmme

    Åmme Been here awhile

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    It's getting closer to start.

    Rally Raid Sweden will load all the bikes to the service truck Sunday 11th and right now all riders are in the final stage of preparing the bikes.

    My bike almost ready.

    Attached Files:

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    beaney rally racer

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    Another preview of the dunes .Day 3 last year, the day I holed the radiator.

    Just got to fit 5 sets of tyres and mousses

    [​IMG]
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    You're doing well then ;) 5 sets, all or you?

    Collecting my engine tomorrow, then have 8 days left for a bike built... Yawn...
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    Yep 5 sets all for me.
    probably wont use them all but will need at least 3 sets for for rally.

    Spare engine also been rebuilt just in case.
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  18. tehdutchie

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    Seriously? 3 sets and 2 for spare? What tires do you run? Soft mx ones? I hope to do the week on a set of deserts and have some thread left for next year! :rofl i guess im just 2 slow to even hurt the tyres :rofl or you could call me 'captain slow' :evil

    A soare engine always comes in handy! If you have the room ofcourse!

    Mind bringing mine too? :) Just got one from Alice Racing and should be done some day next week :)
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    Unless you're in the sands, the Deserts will be punished severely in Morocco (MoreROCKo)!
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  20. Åmme

    Åmme Been here awhile

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    I'm running on following set-up
    1 desert rear day 1-2 a new desert rear for day 3 + 6&7
    1 MX tire for day 4&5
    1 desert in front for all the days

    For sure you can do it with a set of desert but you will struggle a little in the sand but if you are a god rider no problem