Romaniacs 2018 bronze class rider 428

Discussion in 'Australia' started by dog botherer, Oct 11, 2018.

  1. dog botherer

    dog botherer Adventurer

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    Above is the link to a 6 minute video of my attempt at Romaniacs 2018 in bronze class. Unfortunately for me I timed out and was unable to finish, but I did have a great time.
    IMG_20180723_163727562.jpg I was lucky enough to be the flagbearer for the parade of nations prior to the start, and that was a blast. You will be able to see from the vid just how wet it was this year, and why everyone involved including the organisers said that it was the hardest one since it started 15 years ago.
    If you want to see more, then on my youtube channel there is also a 1 hr 25 min long version
    Cheers
    Dan
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  2. ferals5

    ferals5 Team black bikes

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    :eekers Good on you Dan! :clap
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  3. Angry Pete

    Angry Pete Yeah, whatever

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    Wow! Hard gig, you would have been right if the other riders kept on blocking your line.
    That down hill section was insane!
    Good on you for having a crack.
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  4. Dr AT

    Dr AT Long timer

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    how come we can't hear you going "FAAAAAARRRRRRRKKKKKKK" ?
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  5. Cuttlefish

    Cuttlefish Riding to disappear.

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    Great vid. You'd be all good to play this week with a Romaniacs that wet under your belt. (we're currently getting drenched on the Sunshine coast for those elsewhere).
    Bike of choice: Freeride 250F?...how'd it go?
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  6. dog botherer

    dog botherer Adventurer

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    Edited for PG rating. there was a very great many of them, plus some new ones I made up at the time

    Freeride 350, absolutely perfect for my needs, slightly lower, enough power, oodles of torque, shorter wheelbase than most other bikes. I would choose it again
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  7. Cuttlefish

    Cuttlefish Riding to disappear.

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    Nice. I bought a 250R not long ago. A couple of weeks ago stumbled across a virtually new 350...couldn't help myself.
    Great to see the freeride in action. What a tractor! Good on you for your determination.
    If you don't mind, I'm curious what sprockets you ran and any mods you have: ie airbox, mapping and so on?
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  8. dirtsurfer

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    Well done mate!

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  9. Manrider218

    Manrider218 Been here awhile

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    Nice!
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  10. dog botherer

    dog botherer Adventurer

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    all stock except for opened up airbox and exhaust spark arrestors removed, didnt need anything else. I prefer riding my ktm 350f, but for sheer manouverability, it is way behind the freeride
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