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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 05:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,278
Posted By Sundowner
Will a fuel matrix be published, please GT? ...

Will a fuel matrix be published, please GT? Rough idea what the bikes should be set up for, range wise?
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,278
Posted By Sundowner
Anyone keen on riding but lacking a service team?...

Anyone keen on riding but lacking a service team? I'm not sure I can afford to ride yet, but I'm certainly keen to set up a basic service/mechanical support/base camp. It'd be great to see some of...
Forum: Australia 01-24-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,278
Posted By Sundowner
Numbers seem to be dropping in recent years. ...

Numbers seem to be dropping in recent years.
Definitely a great event for anyone who wants to have a lot of fun for minimum dollars. The hardest part is driving there. The rest is the good stuff.
Forum: Australia 01-24-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,278
Posted By Sundowner
Trust me when I say it'd be fantastic if they ran...

Trust me when I say it'd be fantastic if they ran the Rallysafe units, due to the safety net they provide to all riders, but unless they're calling for entrants to buy the antenna system already,...
Forum: Australia 01-23-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 32,204
Posted By Sundowner
That's pretty unbelievable, Neil. Ol' "Johnny On...

That's pretty unbelievable, Neil. Ol' "Johnny On The Spot". Pleased for you mate, as it's certainly a fantastic chance meeting. He can't have been back in Oz more than a few hours.
I hope you...
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 14,359
Views: 1,047,663
Posted By Sundowner
They rebuilt my XR600 Honda shock for my Safari...

They rebuilt my XR600 Honda shock for my Safari race bike - this was a short time after the fire, in the temporary workshop next door to the old shop. Nothing's changed at Hoey's - first class work...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 11,245
Views: 782,404
Posted By Sundowner
It's reverse order start today, isn't it? Please...

It's reverse order start today, isn't it? Please tell me this is so and all is still correct with the world?
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 11,245
Views: 782,404
Posted By Sundowner
You betcha! :D And apparently I'm a...

You betcha! :D
And apparently I'm a Dingleberry, with thinking TP has done well at Safari (It was an honest leghumping mistake - He's a GOD to me - I see only a Shining Light That Blinds Me.... yes...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 11,245
Views: 782,404
Posted By Sundowner
Horse shit, mate. :D You know Toby's the Real...

Horse shit, mate. :D You know Toby's the Real Deal. The Lad has talent far beyond the meer mortal level (3rd outright in his first attempt at El Dakaro, plus you know his previous track record in...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,480
Posted By Sundowner
1. Jordi 2. Gonk 3. Bam Bam

1. Jordi
2. Gonk
3. Bam Bam
Forum: Racing 01-08-2015, 01:08 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,480
Posted By Sundowner
Never give up! 1. Toby 2. Marc 3. Bam Bam

Never give up!

1. Toby
2. Marc
3. Bam Bam
Forum: Racing 01-07-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,480
Posted By Sundowner
1. Gonk 2. Coma 3. Bam Bam Harder than...

1. Gonk
2. Coma
3. Bam Bam

Harder than picking the lotto numbers, so I'll stick with this again. Gotta win eventually. :D
Forum: Racing 01-06-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,480
Posted By Sundowner
1. Gonk 2. Coma 3. Bam Bam

1. Gonk
2. Coma
3. Bam Bam
Forum: Australia 01-06-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 36,784
Posted By Sundowner
Hey John. You must be gutted, mate. I'm so very...

Hey John. You must be gutted, mate. I'm so very saddened that your race has ended. Not every day can end in the manner you want it to, as you're never really in control of your future...you're...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 11,245
Views: 782,404
Posted By Sundowner
You just wait until the traffic gets heavy - this...

You just wait until the traffic gets heavy - this guy's going to be awesome!
Forum: Racing 01-05-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,480
Posted By Sundowner
No Country For Old Men.... 1 - Sam...

No Country For Old Men....

1 - Sam Sunderland
2 - Toby Price
3 - Olivier Pain
Forum: Racing 01-04-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 11,245
Views: 782,404
Posted By Sundowner
Like startled turtles, we're away! Yay.:happay

Like startled turtles, we're away! Yay.:happay
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 14,359
Views: 1,047,663
Posted By Sundowner
:lol3:lol3:lol3 You're the most sober ADVrider I...

:lol3:lol3:lol3 You're the most sober ADVrider I know. Take care mate. Dakar starts in about 15 minutes, just to rub it in. :freakyHave fun out bush, ya lucky bugger. Wish it was me. Miss the...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 32,204
Posted By Sundowner
Great tip, Fogo. I'm almost over with my...

Great tip, Fogo. I'm almost over with my Vodaphone, so I might ask them if they'll do the same. How much do they slug you for the Telstra 15G?
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 14,359
Views: 1,047,663
Posted By Sundowner
Likewise - only picked my XR up from Sequent's...

Likewise - only picked my XR up from Sequent's place a few weeks ago - hadn't ridden since crossing the finish line at Safari. For the first time in my life I was completely ridden out..:lol3 Still...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 14,359
Views: 1,047,663
Posted By Sundowner
I wouldn't sweat it, mate. Finding blokes to do...

I wouldn't sweat it, mate. Finding blokes to do your job would be bloody difficult, I'd reckon. You're a rare breed. Get much riding in lately?
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 69,157
Posted By Sundowner
I'm gonna guess <strike>"Four and...

I'm gonna guess <strike>"Four and Twenty"</strike> "Balfours", looking at the crown.
Forum: Australia 01-04-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 14,359
Views: 1,047,663
Posted By Sundowner
Happy New Year, buddy. :beer Smoke from the fires...

Happy New Year, buddy. :beer Smoke from the fires seemed to be blanketing the city the whole day today - "The Big Smoke", you could say. Couldn't see the hills at all. :huh
How's things over your...
Forum: Racing 01-03-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,480
Posted By Sundowner
1 - Toby Price - saw him riding the 2012 Finke...

1 - Toby Price - saw him riding the 2012 Finke Race - just unbelievably quick - truly an Alien. Bike hardly touched the ground, it was going that fast. He might have to shadow 'til near the end,...
Forum: Racing 01-02-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By Sundowner
You've earnt this trip. :clap Very happy to...

You've earnt this trip. :clap
Very happy to see a thread about the "behind the scenes" goings on of the Dakar organisation. :lurk
Brilliant start to it, so don't keep us waiting too long for...
Forum: Racing 01-02-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,020
Posted By Sundowner
The kit DaveRMS posted is what I used for the...

The kit DaveRMS posted is what I used for the 2014 Oz Safari. I'd add an adjustable support arm to the back of the F2R unit mount bracket, as I had the RMS bracket come loose due to crashes and...
Forum: Australia 01-02-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 36,784
Posted By Sundowner
Jebus, John!!! You've honed yourself down to a...

Jebus, John!!! You've honed yourself down to a chisel sharp frame compared to when I last saw you (Safari 2013). You were pretty damn fit back then but now you look like a machine. Have you...
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 36,784
Posted By Sundowner
We will all be cheering you on every inch of the...

We will all be cheering you on every inch of the way, so good luck and best wishes for a drama free ride. :clap Enjoy the scenery, even if it is just the next 300 metres of the track all day long,...
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,620
Posted By Sundowner
I think the lesson to be learnt from GoneAgain's...

I think the lesson to be learnt from GoneAgain's Ride Reports is "Don't buy an 800GS" :lol3 He's just bloody stubborn. But he's got the travel method pretty damn right. :thumb
Good luck with the...
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 14,359
Views: 1,047,663
Posted By Sundowner
Old Mate!!! How've you been? Good to see you...

Old Mate!!! How've you been? Good to see you here again. :webers
Forum: Australia 12-06-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 32,204
Posted By Sundowner
They're covered in skid marks already. Will...

They're covered in skid marks already.
Will you get 14 days out of that one pair?
Forum: Racing 11-29-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,549
Posted By Sundowner
So you were riding together the whole event or...

So you were riding together the whole event or was this early in the day? Did you make it the whole way to the top first go? How many times did you have to resort to such teamwork? I saw this and...
Forum: Australia 11-29-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,947
Posted By Sundowner
They're not called "Squids" without good reason. ...

They're not called "Squids" without good reason. Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.
Forum: Racing 11-17-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 5,751
Views: 695,740
Posted By Sundowner
HAIL CESARE!!! Definitely cheering him on as...

HAIL CESARE!!!
Definitely cheering him on as well. :clap:freaky His relaxed, always happy attitude will go a long way to him reaching the finish line. What's his race number? Does he need...
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,262
Posted By Sundowner
The Nullarbor crossing really is a hidden gem of...

The Nullarbor crossing really is a hidden gem of an area. Thankyou for showing us a little bit of what it offers. Coming home from the 2013 Oz Safari I had the pleasure of discovering a little bit...
Forum: Racing 11-05-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,549
Posted By Sundowner
I don't think I want to do this race anymore. ...

I don't think I want to do this race anymore. :huh:huh:huh
:clap Well done those guys. I can see why clutch issues would be a major worry. I can only imagine the mechanical abuse this sand...
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3,167
Views: 476,138
Posted By Sundowner
:lol3 Love it - might use that for the sig line.

:lol3 Love it - might use that for the sig line.
Forum: Racing 11-04-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,549
Posted By Sundowner
Never!

Never!
Forum: Racing 11-04-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,549
Posted By Sundowner
Doesn't look human. Probably a good thing, given...

Doesn't look human. Probably a good thing, given the terrain so far.
Forum: Racing 11-04-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,549
Posted By Sundowner
Need to speak to my team mates, but already back...

Need to speak to my team mates, but already back on the bicycle in daily training mode. Sequent wanted to do an International event - I think we've found it. :D :ear What'dya reckon, Dave? ...
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