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Forum: Racing 01-12-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 817,043
Posted By NoExit
Sorry. I stayed up too late watching all the...

Sorry. I stayed up too late watching all the France4 videos, and crashed immediately after that post. I spent most of the rest day (and some of today) recovering, and have just returned to the F5ire...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 817,043
Posted By NoExit
Luddite that I am, I finally figured out how to...

Luddite that I am, I finally figured out how to bypass the international restrictions on watching the archive videos of France4 coverage on their site.

By far the best Dakar television reporting....
Forum: Racing 01-10-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 817,043
Posted By NoExit
Here's an observation: Without Team KTM, Despres...

Here's an observation: Without Team KTM, Despres seems merely a god among many gods, not the alien we've seen in past years. I can't remember accounts in previous Dakars of him falling off his bike...
Forum: Racing 01-08-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 817,043
Posted By NoExit
Great to see the Shercos doing so well. I love an...

Great to see the Shercos doing so well. I love an underdog.

I was really impressed by the spunky little X-Ride 290 I tested this summer on all the single track I could find.

Trials motor in a...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 169,564
Posted By NoExit
I guess we'll find out when we see who stops a...

I guess we'll find out when we see who stops a few kilometres into a stage with an unexplained problem that resolves as soon as their teammate catches up. :rofl
Forum: Racing 01-04-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 169,564
Posted By NoExit
Water carrier roles are clear

I don't believe it. KTM's made it pretty clear in all the pre-event press releases that Coma and Chaleco are the leaders, and Faria and and Jordi are water carriers.

From a Jan. 1 press release:...
Forum: Racing 01-11-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,150,964
Posted By NoExit
Yamahas

Anyone know much about Pain's Yamaha and how it's built? I was surprised to hear on ES that its 15kgs (that's 33lbs.) lighter than the KTMs. And Pain's is apparently lighter than Verhoven's or...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,150,964
Posted By NoExit
That's better news about Don. Amazing that he's...

That's better news about Don. Amazing that he's still going. I have this image in my mind of him limping his bike and himself through the desert, with the medical team following like vultures.
...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,150,964
Posted By NoExit
He's out, and clearly devastated, as I am for...

He's out, and clearly devastated, as I am for him.

From his Twitter account in the past 30 mins:

@MotoBenny: I'm out. Engine blew at km 21 of 2nd stage. No idea why. I didn't overrev or miss a...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,150,964
Posted By NoExit
Theories on why the Polish ski bum gets so much...

Theories on why the Polish ski bum gets so much time on Eurosport UK? Are they trying to attract an audience among the millions of Poles in the UK? Does his sponsor also sponsor the broadcast?
Forum: Racing 01-06-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,150,964
Posted By NoExit
I'll put this out there again, now that EuroSport...

I'll put this out there again, now that EuroSport is over, and Manuel's mousse has been sorted.
Forum: Racing 01-06-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,150,964
Posted By NoExit
Engine change strategy

Now that's the racing's winding down for the day, let's talk engine-change strategy.

Rules are the same as last year: 15-minute penalty for the first change, 45 for the second, 2 hours for the...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,237,295
Posted By NoExit
Anyone catch whose bike Peterhansel baptized?

Anyone catch whose bike Peterhansel baptized?
Forum: Racing 01-07-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,237,295
Posted By NoExit
I've been following their steady success. I...

I've been following their steady success. I interviewed them for this snippet...
Forum: Racing 01-01-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,237,295
Posted By NoExit
It is already Jan. 2 in Australia.

It is already Jan. 2 in Australia.
Forum: Racing 01-01-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,237,295
Posted By NoExit
I'm having trouble too. The ending of the url...

I'm having trouble too. The ending of the url that comes up for the videos here in Canada suggests they're blocking non-Aussies this year:...
Forum: Racing 01-01-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,237,295
Posted By NoExit
This from the Associate Press: "Details...

This from the Associate Press: "Details surrounding Boero's death were not clear, but reports said he may have fallen after running off the course and striking an open sewer line."
Forum: Racing 12-21-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 98,759
Posted By NoExit
So just Camelia then? No women in cars or trucks...

So just Camelia then? No women in cars or trucks even?
Forum: Racing 12-21-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 98,759
Posted By NoExit
Girl racers?

Any women in the Dakar this year? I went through the bike list, and couldn't see any. No Annie Seel, No Laia Sanz . . . :ear
Forum: Canada 04-29-2011, 02:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,055
Posted By NoExit
Seized motorcycles, cars and drugs, valued at $500,000

Toronto police just released this. Maybe your bike is among the hoard.

<title>Media advisory, Friday, April 29, 2011, 1 p.m., 23 Division, 5230 Finch Avenue West, News conference, Seized...
Forum: Canada 04-17-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By NoExit
Thanks Dragan (did I spell that right)? I'm...

Thanks Dragan (did I spell that right)? I'm talking to an insurance company now, because you (and everyone else), are right. If the insurance is too expensive or restrictive, the idea dies. I'm...
Forum: Canada 04-14-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By NoExit
Thanks for all the input. I do really appreciate...

Thanks for all the input. I do really appreciate it.
Forum: Canada 04-14-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By NoExit
You might be right about that. Then again, riders...

You might be right about that. Then again, riders organized into a club are likely to be more responsible than individual riders, and organized rides will be better positioned to face challenges with...
Forum: Canada 04-14-2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By NoExit
I've heard Steve from Trail Tours has a spot by...

I've heard Steve from Trail Tours has a spot by Lake Ontario just east of Toronto. That might be our Plan B too, but first we gotta make it to Plan A. I figure the more people paying to ride in the...
Forum: Canada 04-13-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By NoExit
Thanks for the tip. Burnt River looks like a...

Thanks for the tip. Burnt River looks like a great place, but I really think we gotta be closer to the population centre of Toronto to tap into enough members to make it viable.

Didn't know motos...
Forum: Canada 04-12-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By NoExit
Private land might make insurance easier, but I...

Private land might make insurance easier, but I doubt anything private can beat the Ganny for terrain.

This is definitely not a business idea. It's a non-profit community group, or maybe a co-op...
Forum: Canada 04-12-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By NoExit
Certainly a big concern. Gotta get this idea a...

Certainly a big concern. Gotta get this idea a little further down the road before I tackle that question, but I'm hoping if places like Trail Tours and CMTS can get insurance for their off-road...
Forum: Canada 04-11-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By NoExit
Thanks Lornce. Does that mean you're in? We could...

Thanks Lornce. Does that mean you're in? We could use a guy with your wrench skills, and sunny disposition. :D
Forum: Canada 04-11-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 22,287
Views: 2,320,701
Posted By NoExit
No ride? No problem

It's been a while since I've posted. Gained a daughter.:clap Got rid of the bike (temporarily).:cry Had to lay off AdvRider to forget the gaping whole in my garage. Glad you're all still at it.

I...
Forum: Canada 04-11-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By NoExit
Off-roading club for riders without rides

Im looking for help to start a non-profit club for trail riders who dont own a trail-riding vehicle. The club would have a fleet of dirt bikes (maybe ATVs and snowmobiles too) located with access...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 997,267
Posted By NoExit
Curious about the same thing. Only 88 of the 135...

Curious about the same thing. Only 88 of the 135 cars that started are showing as finishing. Bikes, quads and trucks fairing better. Anyone know what gives?



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Forum: Racing 11-08-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 977
Views: 164,792
Posted By NoExit
Competitors List is supposed to come out Nov. 23.

Competitors List is supposed to come out Nov. 23.
Forum: Racing 10-28-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 977
Views: 164,792
Posted By NoExit
Canadians in the Dakar

Anyone know of any Canadians entered in the 2011 Dakar (inmates or otherwise)?
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,109
Posted By NoExit
+1 on the BMW G650X-Challenge, with a 2nd set of...

+1 on the BMW G650X-Challenge, with a 2nd set of Excel wheels and some Touratech goodies.

Stock it's a pretty good enduro. It's an adventure bike like this...
Forum: Canada 04-30-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 22,287
Views: 2,320,701
Posted By NoExit
G650X-Challenge. They only made it in 2007. Lots...

G650X-Challenge. They only made it in 2007. Lots of threads on it in Thumpers. Great bike, but most types willing to pay $10,000+ for a bike with real dirt credentials choose KTM and it never really...
Forum: Canada 04-30-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 22,287
Views: 2,320,701
Posted By NoExit
I gots me the only proper dualsport BMW ever...

I gots me the only proper dualsport BMW ever made. As far as compromises, this is the best I've been on (past rides include a KLR, KTM640, and R1200GSA). I've put as many miles on it in the Ganaraska...
Forum: Canada 04-06-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22,287
Views: 2,320,701
Posted By NoExit
BMWs for sale

His and hers (or his too) BMWs for sale in T-dot:

- 2007 BMW G650X-Challenge (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=566160)
- 2000 BMW F650ST Funduro...
Forum: EMEA 01-24-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By NoExit
I was in The Gambia for about 10 days with my...

I was in The Gambia for about 10 days with my KLR650 in March of 2004. It was the end of two months riding around Senegal and Mali, and I mostly hung out on the beach, but I did enter at the far...
Forum: Canada 01-21-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,887
Posted By NoExit
I too would start with a KLR, and then see what...

I too would start with a KLR, and then see what kinda kiding you really like. If you find yourself mostly on roads and gravel, move up to a V-Strom 650, F800GS, R1200GS or KTM 950/990.if you're in...
Forum: Racing 01-16-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7,138
Views: 595,416
Posted By NoExit
[quote=skibum69]Yaaaaaaay Patrick! Great job,...

[quote=skibum69]Yaaaaaaay Patrick! Great job, congratulations on finishing your first Dakar out of three attempts! One more Canadian, I think that brings the total up to 6 or 7 ever. [/quote

As...
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