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Forum: Racing Yesterday, 06:59 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 11,712
Posted By Mad Cow
Unfortunately even the fittest of people can...

Unfortunately even the fittest of people can suffer from altitude sickness without warning. I once got struck down on a climbing trip to the Alps after sleeping in a refuge at 3800m yet at the time...
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 04:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,529
Posted By Mad Cow
A more comprehensive write up on the event in...

A more comprehensive write up on the event in Wales.....


The All Terrain Rally Challenge, Road Book "Social"; was a training exercise in road book navigation and perfect preparation for the...
Forum: Racing 11-24-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By Mad Cow
Hi Lee I'd say to improve your chances you...

Hi Lee

I'd say to improve your chances you need a good selection of race experience from a variety of different events rather than just a lot of entries. And I'm sure it wouldn't hurt if a few...
Forum: Racing 11-21-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 11,712
Posted By Mad Cow
Bit of a laugh when a huge car manufacturer has...

Bit of a laugh when a huge car manufacturer has to buy Mercedes and Peugot because it doesn't make vans.....



Oh hang on, what ever happened to the Honda Acty Camper :D

...
Forum: Racing 11-21-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 11,712
Posted By Mad Cow
That's the trouble with t'interweb, you couldn't...

That's the trouble with t'interweb, you couldn't see my tongue in my cheek :D


But then again, it's just like X-Raid throwing away the BMW X3 looky-likey bodywork on their space frame car,...
Forum: Racing 11-20-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 11,712
Posted By Mad Cow
Good news today from Eurosport Player, I've just...

Good news today from Eurosport Player, I've just had an email from them offering me a free one month's subscription if I take part in a survey.

As I usually sign up for only one month of the year...
Forum: Racing 11-20-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 11,712
Posted By Mad Cow
Nope, bike numbers are still wrong..... No Rally...

Nope, bike numbers are still wrong..... No Rally Raid Products :D
Forum: Racing 11-19-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 11,712
Posted By Mad Cow
Vicks, you are not kidding! <CUFON...

Vicks, you are not kidding!

<CUFON class="cufon cufon-canvas" style="HEIGHT: 25px; WIDTH: 121px" alt="SANTOSH "><CANVAS style="HEIGHT: 29px; LEFT: -1px; TOP: -3px; WIDTH: 146px" height="29"...
Forum: Racing 11-19-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 11,712
Posted By Mad Cow
And another "F5amily Team".... #75 Llewelyn...

And another "F5amily Team"....

#75 Llewelyn Sullivan-Pavey
#76 Simon Pavey

Interesting to note that Llewelyn has entered as an Aussie even though as far as I am aware he was born in the UK...
Forum: Racing 11-17-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5,546
Views: 646,116
Posted By Mad Cow
This is an issue for all UK competitors as...

This is an issue for all UK competitors as Rallies here do not use Road Books. Being such a small crowded island with very complicated (and restrictive) access laws, the powers that be are very...
Forum: Racing 11-14-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5,546
Views: 646,116
Posted By Mad Cow
And some more <iframe width="640"...

And some more

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/HOjLLaKv2Iw?feature=player_detailpage" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Racing 11-14-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5,546
Views: 646,116
Posted By Mad Cow
A bit more action from the Dakar pre-prologue in...

A bit more action from the Dakar pre-prologue in the Netherlands

<IFRAME height=360 src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Et4lS-zFRP0?feature=player_detailpage" frameBorder=0 width=640...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-13-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11,024
Views: 2,337,873
Posted By Mad Cow
Replaced my leaky clutch slave cylinder with a...

Replaced my leaky clutch slave cylinder with a shiny orange anodised Oberon one.... very Gucci :D

And shoved some new rear brake pads in and swapped my knobbly shod wheels with the road...
Forum: Racing 11-06-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 31,967
Posted By Mad Cow
Yes please on the big CAP, I've just purchased...

Yes please on the big CAP, I've just purchased the app principally for the CAP heading, the odo to me will just be a back up as I already have a RNS TripMaster.
Forum: Racing 10-28-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,529
Posted By Mad Cow
Carlos Thanks a lot, I knew somebody would...

Carlos

Thanks a lot, I knew somebody would know :D
Forum: Racing 10-27-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,529
Posted By Mad Cow
The preparation continues... Raced at the...

The preparation continues...

Raced at the Tarenig Rally in Mid Wales the other week, a great course and great fun. Not quite so good regarding the result as after a fairly good first special...
Forum: Racing 10-17-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,194
Posted By Mad Cow
Yeah but any British competitors are going to...

Yeah but any British competitors are going to have to check their registration numbers for Argentina if they go "down south" :D

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-29581183
...
Forum: Racing 10-10-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5,546
Views: 646,116
Posted By Mad Cow
And a scary crash for Juan Pedrero ...

And a scary crash for Juan Pedrero


<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/md62o2uC6no?feature=player_embedded" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Racing 10-10-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 5,546
Views: 646,116
Posted By Mad Cow
And some more...... <iframe width="640"...

And some more......


<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/8z_ZSxfe0Io?feature=player_embedded" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

<iframe width="640"...
Forum: Racing 10-10-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5,546
Views: 646,116
Posted By Mad Cow
Some action from the OiLibya Maroc Rally ...

Some action from the OiLibya Maroc Rally

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/gIEEuC7nPAk?feature=player_embedded" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

<iframe...
Forum: Racing 08-26-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,529
Posted By Mad Cow
Fitted the new sensor and cable and I have a...

Fitted the new sensor and cable and I have a working speedo again!

Managed to bodge my side stand for the time being, so....

Went out for a trail ride on Saturday with my mate John (Finbar) I...
Forum: Racing 08-21-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,529
Posted By Mad Cow
Thanks guys, i'll have to pop over. Have you...

Thanks guys, i'll have to pop over. Have you moved yet?

The countdown continues.....

My deposit has been paid so once step nearer and I've been getting some quality bike time in.

First off,...
Forum: Racing 08-20-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 29,981
Posted By Mad Cow
Great result Tony, looking forward to following...

Great result Tony, looking forward to following your Dakar campaign. Best of luck!
Forum: Racing 08-01-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,529
Posted By Mad Cow
Mike Tell me about it! one of the screws...

Mike

Tell me about it! one of the screws on the cable clamp pulled out of it's thread causing the cables to come loose. The brake cable got a bit of abuse to the plastic layer over the braiding...
Forum: Racing 07-30-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,529
Posted By Mad Cow
Tuareg Rallye 2015

I'm doing the Tuareg Rallye in Morocco next March!

But first a bit of background....

After starting Rally Racing in 2011 at the early age of 50 (actually it was only 12 days before my 51st...
Forum: Racing 07-30-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 965
Posted By Mad Cow
Some good advice there, all I need to do now is...

Some good advice there, all I need to do now is win the Lottery :1drink
Forum: Racing 07-30-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 28,393
Posted By Mad Cow
Good stuff! Always good to have some inmate...

Good stuff! Always good to have some inmate action in the Dakar :wink:
Forum: Racing 07-28-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,384
Posted By Mad Cow
Excellent news! Let's hope it's good news...

Excellent news!

Let's hope it's good news for Åmme too
Forum: Racing 07-19-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,026
Posted By Mad Cow
I'm of the opposite opinion, go standard for...

I'm of the opposite opinion, go standard for maximum parts availability.

My 450 has an entirely standard engine.....

Including a "standard" 525 barrel and piston :D
Forum: Racing 07-18-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,384
Posted By Mad Cow
I doubt if it will be long, here in the UK, Chris...

I doubt if it will be long, here in the UK, Chris Cork (Corky) has just posted on FB that he's in for 2015!

Not even had time to update his website yet! http://carryoncorky.blogspot.co.uk/...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-19-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,147
Posted By Mad Cow
JFDI! Just F***ing Do It :D

JFDI!




Just F***ing Do It :D
Forum: Orange Crush 03-14-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 914
Posted By Mad Cow
As my ignition switch is completely FUBAR at the...

As my ignition switch is completely FUBAR at the moment I can confirm the transponder in the key only has to be in the proximity of the bike.

I have the wiring fault that turns the ignition off...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 839,752
Posted By Mad Cow
And it's all over! Let's go Rallying!!!!

And it's all over!

Let's go Rallying!!!!
Forum: Racing 01-17-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 839,752
Posted By Mad Cow
You pot a red ball and then a colour, the...

You pot a red ball and then a colour, the coloured ball then goes back on the table.

When all the red balls are potted, the colours then have to be potted in a specific order yellow, green,...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 839,752
Posted By Mad Cow
Great pot from McGuire, keep this up and the...

Great pot from McGuire, keep this up and the snooker will be over in a couple of minutes! :clap
Forum: Racing 01-08-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 839,752
Posted By Mad Cow
I suspect what he means is it was not a Yamaha...

I suspect what he means is it was not a Yamaha part that broke!
Forum: Racing 01-07-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 839,752
Posted By Mad Cow
Great shot of Bam Bam from ES... that's a bit...

Great shot of Bam Bam from ES... that's a bit high up!

http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t9/MadCowPhotos/Bikes/Dakar/Dakar%202014/barredabort_zpsa90bc3d7.jpg...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 839,752
Posted By Mad Cow
Don't hold your breath, they could still switch...

Don't hold your breath, they could still switch to Snooker :rofl
Forum: Racing 01-07-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 839,752
Posted By Mad Cow
Bugger, so why does the caption say Ski Jumping...

Bugger, so why does the caption say Ski Jumping when it's clearly Dakar on the screen :huh

http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t9/MadCowPhotos/Bikes/Dakar/Dakar%202014/Untitled_zpsa0358659.jpg...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 839,752
Posted By Mad Cow
Not yet.... hold on there! :D

Not yet.... hold on there! :D
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