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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-21-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 989
Posted By Mike_MRS
Cheers Martin, which is the company, do they have...

Cheers Martin, which is the company, do they have a website? and what's the tank capacity?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-21-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 989
Posted By Mike_MRS
Martin, can you give more detail on the tank and...

Martin, can you give more detail on the tank and shrouds? Also, is the seat from an SM?
Forum: Europe 06-16-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,164
Posted By Mike_MRS
Doesnt need a "view". if you look back on page...

Doesnt need a "view". if you look back on page one there is a link which tells you specifically which is open etc.

Looks like the mountain tracks are effectively shut at the moment...
Forum: Racing 06-12-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 1,799
Views: 111,520
Posted By Mike_MRS
For me the time for talking about changes within...

For me the time for talking about changes within F1 is over, they need to make changes. I've been a lifelong fan, but I now find myself missing races and not caring, then later the next week seeing...
Forum: Racing 06-10-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,318
Posted By Mike_MRS
Does anyone have a link to the results? I'm using...

Does anyone have a link to the results? I'm using my phone and it's absolutely impossible to navigate the bike village website
Forum: Racing 06-10-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 6,429
Views: 831,211
Posted By Mike_MRS
Riding in any position in a rally feels that way,...

Riding in any position in a rally feels that way, believe me. If you try to ride fast what you can't see, well you're taking your life in your hands basically. You can only rely on the roadbook so...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 2,798
Views: 387,802
Posted By Mike_MRS
The one for the Adventure "S" model. They aren't...

The one for the Adventure "S" model. They aren't made anymore, so if you want a centre stand, get one from any adv model, put it on then put a piece of timber under the bike and put the stand feet...
Forum: Racing 06-08-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,279
Posted By Mike_MRS
Making it impossible turned it into a joke. The...

Making it impossible turned it into a joke. The look on the guys faces at the end said it all.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2,798
Views: 387,802
Posted By Mike_MRS
Here you go Magnus: http://ktm950.info/

Here you go Magnus:

http://ktm950.info/
Forum: Racing 06-01-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6,429
Views: 831,211
Posted By Mike_MRS
Doyle, watch for more news from Yamaha in coming...

Doyle, watch for more news from Yamaha in coming weeks.
Forum: Racing 05-30-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6,429
Views: 831,211
Posted By Mike_MRS
no he was on a WR

no he was on a WR
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-29-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 2,798
Views: 387,802
Posted By Mike_MRS
Isn't there different travel on the SM shock?

Isn't there different travel on the SM shock?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 51,265
Posted By Mike_MRS
Resurrecting this somewhat, but does anyone have...

Resurrecting this somewhat, but does anyone have any experience with the 3 gallon unit?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2,798
Views: 387,802
Posted By Mike_MRS
Cheers Fuddy, it's pretty much as you described....

Cheers Fuddy, it's pretty much as you described. I know re the light, the foam stops it hitting the top but I will dismantle it anyway, I want to do the waterpump seal, 2 into 1 exhaust and a few...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2,798
Views: 387,802
Posted By Mike_MRS
Does anyone else have a loose tail end? Running...

Does anyone else have a loose tail end? Running stock set up. Before I take it off and have a look, is this a normal thing? I'm talking the plate carrier/rear indicator set up. Seems to be pretty...
Forum: Racing 05-12-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,580
Posted By Mike_MRS
90/100 the m14 will potentially be fine in...

90/100

the m14 will potentially be fine in the 120/100 depending on which tyre it is. eg a maxxis IT is stated to be 120/100 but is really 132/100 etc. Just give it a try

Technomousse - throw...
Forum: Racing 05-10-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,259
Posted By Mike_MRS
I think it's a little quick to be trying to...

I think it's a little quick to be trying to apportion blame and to air that speculation on a public forum.
Forum: Racing 05-09-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,259
Posted By Mike_MRS
What happened? Meletis says he's 100% safe so...

What happened? Meletis says he's 100% safe so that's good.
Forum: Racing 05-07-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,259
Posted By Mike_MRS
Barring mishap I think Cerruti could have this...

Barring mishap I think Cerruti could have this sewn up.
Forum: Racing 05-05-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,259
Posted By Mike_MRS
Winner will go first. there will not be the...

Winner will go first. there will not be the stupid FIM rules in Greece

The top 8 you see on the live results page are all fast guys, and cerruti could easily win this event to be honest.
Forum: Europe 05-05-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,164
Posted By Mike_MRS
:thumb cheers

:thumb cheers
Forum: Europe 05-02-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,164
Posted By Mike_MRS
GB, is it ok (legal) to ride on the tracks which...

GB, is it ok (legal) to ride on the tracks which are marked as dotted lines on the road condition map?
Forum: Racing 04-30-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,502
Posted By Mike_MRS
Ruptured ligament mate. Should have had surgery...

Ruptured ligament mate. Should have had surgery in Jan, but the consultant said I could do Tuareg as long as I strapped it and wore a brace. Was all fine apart from last two days and when I got back...
Forum: Racing 04-30-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6,429
Views: 831,211
Posted By Mike_MRS
You do know that Matthias won Hellas last year,...

You do know that Matthias won Hellas last year, right? :D
Forum: Racing 04-30-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,502
Posted By Mike_MRS
Best of luck Chris - I won't be going this year,...

Best of luck Chris - I won't be going this year, bust wrist!

What rubber have you got on the beast?
Forum: Racing 04-30-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,259
Posted By Mike_MRS
Sort of - lots of fire roads, but also great...

Sort of - lots of fire roads, but also great single track in places. Mountain tops, all sorts of things, it's a really good event.
Forum: Racing 04-30-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,259
Posted By Mike_MRS
2 minute intervals are not required there. Many...

2 minute intervals are not required there. Many tracks are in fairly dense woodland and forest, it's not like the desert. 2 years ago I raced it and there were several days where I didn't see a soul...
Forum: Racing 04-24-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 8,847
Posted By Mike_MRS
+2 I gave up on it too, and the new rules are...

+2 I gave up on it too, and the new rules are just a total turnoff for even the die hard fans. What a waste of time and effort.
Forum: Racing 04-24-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6,429
Views: 831,211
Posted By Mike_MRS
Is it me or is the Qatar rally the absolute most...

Is it me or is the Qatar rally the absolute most lamest of all events in terms of publicity and information????? No social media (that I can find) and a total lack of any real solid stuff coming out...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 84,810
Posted By Mike_MRS
I can understand why people aren't loving the...

I can understand why people aren't loving the look, and I'll be honest, I didn't like it at first glance either. But looking again from different angles, and bearing in mind the Rev'it brand, how it...
Forum: Racing 04-21-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,580
Posted By Mike_MRS
It's much easier to get the lever in as the bead...

It's much easier to get the lever in as the bead comes up. What I mean is that you press down with the big lever which is part of the changer to push the bead down. You try to push in your lever and...
Forum: Racing 04-21-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,580
Posted By Mike_MRS
CD do you by any chance still have the box? be...

CD do you by any chance still have the box? be useful to have the code on the side and the expiry date
Forum: Racing 04-20-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,580
Posted By Mike_MRS
And / or you are trying to do it without a mousse...

And / or you are trying to do it without a mousse board / mousse changer. Sure you can do it with a regular tyre changer but it's pretty tough.

ALSO - recent mousses (Dec 14 onwards) both M16 and...
Forum: Racing 04-19-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,580
Posted By Mike_MRS
No and no. Desert mousses don't need rim locks....

No and no. Desert mousses don't need rim locks. (M02 and M16)

The interesting thing is that the mousse Tony mentions in his bike is a factory mousse. Mythical and hard to get, they outlast the...
Forum: Racing 04-19-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 8,847
Posted By Mike_MRS
I'd like to know why Anastasiya has the baffle in...

I'd like to know why Anastasiya has the baffle in her Akra
Forum: Racing 04-17-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,580
Posted By Mike_MRS
A few weeks ago I did over 100 mph WOT bouncing...

A few weeks ago I did over 100 mph WOT bouncing the limiter on a 450 for about 30k, plus lots of other fast stuff in a couple of 300k days then more WOT for 30-40k. No issues with the rear mousse.
Forum: Racing 04-16-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 8,847
Posted By Mike_MRS
100% to Yamaha :nod

100% to Yamaha :nod
Forum: Racing 04-16-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,811
Posted By Mike_MRS
Seems odd Bill, it's the same unit basically. Do...

Seems odd Bill, it's the same unit basically. Do you happen to know why?
Forum: Racing 04-16-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,811
Posted By Mike_MRS
Wayne, are stillages ok as opposed to crates? ...

Wayne, are stillages ok as opposed to crates?

Presumably etrex 20 or 30 will also be ok since they are effectively the same unit, just with enhanced functionality?

What is the safety provision...
Forum: Racing 04-15-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6,429
Views: 831,211
Posted By Mike_MRS
The reverse engine in the new WR450 for 2016 was...

The reverse engine in the new WR450 for 2016 was confirmed by Yamaha a while ago.

And yes, the Dakar bike was a YZ

We were actually offered the fuel cells, for 21,000 each (I kid you not)
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