Tuareg Rally 2013 - Official Event Coverage - follow our ADV riders HERE!

Discussion in 'Racing' started by JMo (& piglet), Feb 25, 2013.

  1. JMo (& piglet)

    JMo (& piglet) Gone a bit Baja

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    A few action shots I dug out of the camera yesterday...

    #116 Lukas Matzinger (inmate LukasM), charging off the line!
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    Elbows elbows!
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    #86 Ed Taylor on the 'smoker:
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    #133 Dirk Kessler (inmate Aquavit) amongst the mayhem!
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    #24 Polytimi Kyriakopoulou making a break for it!
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    A lucky save in the sand!
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    Hoisting a minger across the line on the final stage!
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    #97 Ned Suesse (inmate Neduro) - the look says it all "Have I done enough to hold my position?"
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    A resounding "Yes" was the answer x

    Jx
  2. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    sweet :D
  3. JMo (& piglet)

    JMo (& piglet) Gone a bit Baja

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    A few candid shots from the finish:

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    Torque Racing team-mates #21 Dominic Clifford and #107 George Dennison share a drink at the end of the stage:
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    #77 Carl Hagenblad (inmate Hagenblad) - 5th Overall.
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    #76 Mark Brincat (inmate Maltezer), with a distinctly second-hand looking 690RR!
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    Team Macad riders #24 Polytimi and #22 Guillaume Martens at the end of the dune race:
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    Ned and Calle - relieved it's all over!
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    Poly and Snoopy:
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    #75 Charlie Rauseo (inmate Lastplace) with a fetching desert-face!
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    Jx
  4. JMo (& piglet)

    JMo (& piglet) Gone a bit Baja

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    Around the paddock:

    #76 Mark Brincat helps #87 Tony Schattat with compression issues, late on Sunday night:
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    Martin Wittering (Torque Racing), #76 Mark Brincat and #304 Phil Renwick sharing a youtube joke!
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    Spaghetti for breakfast anyone?!
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    #116 LukasM and Bennie from Memo Tours get medieval on a recalcitrant mousse!
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    LR Bernard McKevitt (Desert Rose) Colin Pratt and Dave Peckham from RMS, doing, well, what blokes seem to do when they gather round a bike...
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    #87 Tony Schattat helping out another team with electrical problems in the bivouac:
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    Jx
  5. JMo (& piglet)

    JMo (& piglet) Gone a bit Baja

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    If in doubt, hoist em high!

    How to be a winner, in the photography stakes at least!

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    And hey, why lift one wheel when you can do two - in the words of David Lee Roth... "Might as well - Jump!"
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    Jx
  6. K_N_Fodder

    K_N_Fodder Long timer

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    Love it, great job everybody and thanks so much for the detailed write ups and great shots!
  7. ScotchBonnet

    ScotchBonnet Adventurer

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    Wise words Jenny. A good, apt cause.
  8. JMo (& piglet)

    JMo (& piglet) Gone a bit Baja

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    I'm not sure who was more surprised by the power of the mighty moped - Ed or ourselves!
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    The RMS/IYSK Wine team take over what I have affectionately commandeered as the 'media nook' at the start/finish hotel in Douz:
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    Kim De Ryker 3rd / Mark Smits 1st / Ned Suesse 2nd overall:
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    Get ready to get soaked!
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    Don't it feel good!
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    #76 Mark Brincat and #332 Ollie Lloyd - in his Tunisian Superman cape:
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    I raced here in 2010:
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    Your Media Monkey - signing off for now...
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    Jx
  9. 640 Armageddon

    640 Armageddon Do or Do Not. There is no try.

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    Well done Jenny !!! :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:freaky
  10. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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    I'll second that :thumb
  11. ecarnell

    ecarnell Been here awhile

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    x3!
  12. ScotchBonnet

    ScotchBonnet Adventurer

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    and 4! Great work Jenny!
  13. malteser

    malteser Tuareg Rallye 2013

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    Not sure what is meant by a "distinctly second-hand looking 690RR" A few stickers peeled off...hardly a big deal!!!

  14. Gian

    Gian dreamer

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    and 5, many thanks Jenny, brilliant job:clap
  15. JMo (& piglet)

    JMo (& piglet) Gone a bit Baja

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    Ha! only joshing you - it was just in comparison to how immaculate it was at the beginning of the event...

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    One owner, never raced or rallied... ahem.

    Jx
  16. snowhawk jockey

    snowhawk jockey Slack Jaw Gaper

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    Such a great thread Jenny!
    Thanks for all the insightful coverage and bringing the event home to us.

    eta:
    Cheers, and take a day off!:clap
  17. rallyman1978

    rallyman1978 Been here awhile

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    Great pics media monkey :clap
  18. JMo (& piglet)

    JMo (& piglet) Gone a bit Baja

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    I wish - currently working on the post event summaries for all my featured riders - will post them up here of course together with some fresh photos (if my photobucket bandwidth hasn't cried 'no more' by then!) Jx
  19. Hagenblad

    Hagenblad Adventurer

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    Really good pics in this thread. Thanks for that. Now, what new avatar pic? :-)

    (Hmm, my rib seem not ok yet...)

    /Calle
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    nachtflug infidel

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    I can't keep up with all these faces and names...Is this the Advrider that is retired US Army and lives/lived in Manitou Springs CO used to post on Advrider under the name Wildman or Wild Man?